Category Archives: research

Teacher research: practical and relevant classroom inquiry

Read my latest blog on teacher research on the Cambridge University Press ELT site – http://www.cambridge.org/elt/blog/2014/02/teacher-research-practical-relevant-classroom-inquiry/.

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Publish (quantitatively) or Perish

In November I spent two weeks in China teaching research methods and running workshops around the theme of research in language education. In this post I reflect on my experiences.

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Changing Research Cultures

I have just returned from Islamabad where since last May I have been (face to face and on-line) facilitating teacher research with a group of teachers of English working in college and universities from around Pakistan. A report of the … Continue reading

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Free Sources of Language Teaching Research

Getting access to relevant literature is often a challenge for teachers. Here are some free sources I have found useful.

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Research for Professional Development

Those of you who attend the IATEFL conference will know that one of the events there is a debate in which two well-known ELT figures takes sides on a controversial issue. A few years back the theme was teachers and … Continue reading

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