• The IATEFL conference provides NILE with an annual opportunity to meet old friends and colleagues, to make new contacts and generally to let the (ELT) world know what we’re doing. This year there was a special serendipity about the conference location as IATEFL Manchester coincided with the launch of NILE Manchester, which drew a huge crowd of well-wishers to the NILE stand. The stand looked better than ever this year, featuring an impressive array of books written and edited by NILE trainers.Read more...

  • Chris Rose is first speaker at the Macmillan English Storytelling event on Wednesday 13th May.
    In The Power of Cross-Cultural Storytelling you will explore how stories can pass from one culture, country, time or tradition to another – making them perfect for teaching listening and speaking in the classroom.Read more...

    0 comments | 30 April 2015 | Events | Hanna K Furre
  • NILE Director Thom Kiddle is IATEFL TEASIG's guest speaker on the webinar Text difficulty and item development: practical considerations for teachers who test.

    The webinar takes place on Wednesday 6 May 2015 at 5pm (UK local time) / 6pm CET and is open to anyone who is interestedRead more....

    0 comments | 28 April 2015 | Events | Hanna K. Furre
  • On Thursday 2nd April NILE Online held its first public webinar and we’re pleased to report that it was a great success!

    Jason Skeet, the course designer of our brand new CLIL Online course spoke about the thorny question of Feedback and Assessment in CLIL. We had over 70 people from all corners of the world. Some were well-versed in CLIL and wanted to hear another perspective on this important topic, while others were new to CLIL (but couldn’t bear to miss the first NILE webinar!).Read more...

    0 comments | 08 April 2015 | | NILE Team
  • This summer, NILE course participants have the choice of two very different study locations in the UK; medieval Norwich and metropolitan Manchester.

    The teaching and learning facilities provided by our sister organisation INTO in the centre of Manchester are excellent, with computer suites, free WiFi, an extensive library, and residential accommodation only a short walk away. Manchester offers the opportunity to experience NILE’s quality courses in a major city with great international connections and a vibrant cultural life.

    In July and August we will offer some of our most popular coursesRead more...

    0 comments | 26 March 2015 | | Hanna K Furre
  • We are delighted to announce that NILE Online has been shortlisted for the prestigious British Council 2015 ELTons award for Digital Innovation!

    The ELTons, sponsored by Cambridge ESOL, are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in English Language TeachingRead more...

  • 2015 sees the launch of the Macmillan Education ‘Teachers at the Heart’ campaign, a year of celebrations and promotions to make sure teachers are appreciated for the role they play in guiding and inspiring learners. As part of this campaign, Macmillan Education is launching a year-long global competition to find the best teachers of English as a foreign language.Read more...

    0 comments | 25 March 2015 | Events | Hanna K Furre
  • NILE is pleased to invite you to Jason Skeet's webinar "Feedback and Assessment in CLIL" on Thursday 2nd April 2015 14.00GMT.

    Feedback and assessment in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) raises a number of challenges for teachers. For example, teachers need to know how to give feedback on language use. They also have to judge what the balance can be in terms of assessing content and language whilst also recognising the ways in which language and content are intertwined in the learning process.Read more...

  • NILE is delighted to announce the launch of a new addition to the NILE Online suite,  "Content and Language Integrated Learning" (CLIL),  bringing the number of courses in the NILE Online suite up to 10.

    CLIL is the practice of teaching subjects such as science, mathematics or history in English toRead more...

  • NILE Associate Trainer Chris Rose has just been published!

    His writing alter ego C.D. Rose lives in a world far from ELT and receives rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic these days!

    A signal event of literary scholarship, The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure compiles the biographies of history’s most notable cases of a complete lack of literary success. As such, it is the world’s leading authority on the subject.

    Compiled in one volume by C. D. Rose, a well-educated person universally acknowledged in parts of England as the world’s pre-eminent expert on inexpert writers, the book culls its information from lost or otherwise ignored archives scattered around the globe, as well as the occasional dustbin.Read more...

    0 comments | 25 November 2014 | Events | Hanna K.Furre