14 April, 2020 Education Harriet Bussell
In my previous job I spent a lot of my time Skyping into Libya. My colleagues and I piloted and then developed an online teaching and teacher training model to support teachers and students living in Libya’s conflict situation. We couldn’t travel around Libya but wanted to give opportunities to people across the whole country. It was incredibly rewarding.
09 April, 2020 Education Harriet Bussell
The best ways to engage students in online classes
Unlike teaching in a classroom face to face where you can rely on your physical energy to motivate and engage even the most indifferent of students, when teaching online you have to employ some different tactics. This blog will give you a run-down of some tried and tested tips to engage and motivate your students of all ages.
27 MARCH, 2020 Education Harriet Bussell
For the last 8 years, teaching English has meant preparing my materials for students that I was going to be standing in front and interacting with, in a classroom face to face. This week for the first time ever, I’ve had to change the way I deliver classes and get behind the computer ready for online teaching.
19 December, 2019 Education Harriet Bussell
Did you know that most of your learning takes place outside of the classroom?
A student who knows how to learn is often able to improve more quickly and successfully. Being proactive in your studies not only helps you progress better but can also help you later in your life – in your career, in the workplace, and socially.
23 January, 2019 Education Anisa Choudhary
Last summer the sun was shining, the days were long, and there was a sense of happiness in the air.
11 January, 2018 Education Erin O'Neill
When you’re learning something new, it can be difficult to find ways of keeping your studies interesting.
One way to do this is to use games, making sure that you’re having fun as well as improving your skills. Here are three of our favourite language games!
23 November, 2017 Education Erin O'Neill
There are lots of countries where you can study English, but some places are better than others – particularly if you choose to study where you’ll be surrounded by native speakers.
Here are some of the best countries to study English in; choose wisely!