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Assessing Children’s English – Again

If I asked teachers to ‘agree or disagree’ with the following statements, what would most say?: ‘The purpose of assessment is to allow students to demonstrate what they know’.‘One function of assessment is to increase student motivation to learn’.‘Assessment should … Continue reading

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Communities of Practice

Several teacher development projects I have worked on recently have adopted a communities of practice (CoP) model. In the context of education, this places great emphasis on creating a network of teachers who learn together and from another, over time, … Continue reading

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Teacher Confidence

I’ve worked on a few teacher development projects recently where one of the objectives has been to boost teachers’ confidence, both as speakers and teachers of English. For example, on the EfECT project in Myanmar, participants’ confidence in their English … Continue reading

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