iTILT project selected as good practice of technology use in language education

The September Newsletter published by the EU School Education Gateway was dedicated to language learning. One of the featured articles entitled ‘Loquor ergo sum: new ideas for language teaching’  listed the iTILT project ‘Interactive teaching in languages with Technology’ as an example of good practice of promoting technology supported approaches in language learning. See the summary Read more about iTILT project selected as good practice of technology use in language education[…]

ITELab’s invitation to Teacher Educators to complete short online survey

As asscociate partner in this project on the innovation of the intitial curriculum in teacher education we pass on an edited version of the project’s call for cooperation. For TELL’s related offer for  inservice teacher training eligible for EU grants see this page: http://www.tellconsult.eu/current-courses/ See e.g. this course on pedagogy for tablet use in the classroom Read more about ITELab’s invitation to Teacher Educators to complete short online survey[…]

EU project Catapult’s first activity nearing its goal

  Great response results so far to CATAPULT’s survey on training needs among teachers involved in discipline specific language teaching & freelance LSP (teacher) trainers. Thanks to an intensive campaign including direct mail and ongoing posts on various social media to interest language teachers to share their views and potential needs for professional training for the Read more about EU project Catapult’s first activity nearing its goal[…]

Calling all LSP teachers & trainers

Calling all LSP teachers and trainers (Version in Dutch below) Dear colleague, We would like to ask for your contribution to a survey about Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP), as part of a European project called CATAPULT . We seek to identify potential needs in the professional training of teachers of LSP & discipline specific communication Read more about Calling all LSP teachers & trainers[…]

Productive Kick-off of the ErasmusPlus project “CATAPULT”, the latest EU project TELLConsult co-initiated.

After having heard the good news of getting an ErasmusPlus KA2 Grant for the application of the CATAPULT project idea the team came to Paris on September 14 for the kick-off meeting. The coordinator, Cédric Sarré, managed to put us all up at the beautiful CIEP buildings in Pont de Sêvre,          Read more about Productive Kick-off of the ErasmusPlus project “CATAPULT”, the latest EU project TELLConsult co-initiated.[…]

Open access to our EUROCALL 2018 workshop materials on mobile learning in teacher education

This year’s edition of the annual EUROCALL conference took place in Jyväskylä, Finland. Delegates appreciated the excellent (1) organisation of this 4-day event and the great facilities at the University of Jyväskylä, beautifully located at a lake.  TELLConsult, represented by Ton Koenraad, offered  the workshop ‘ Models, strategies and resources produced in EU projects for m-learning pedagogy development and Read more about Open access to our EUROCALL 2018 workshop materials on mobile learning in teacher education[…]

Another successful ErasmusPlus project grant application initiated by TELLConsult.

Skills mismatches: EU businesses are losing millions, and will be losing even more! According to this study, companies in most of the EU’s Member States are witnessing a growing shortage of workers with skills tailored to their needs. As in our project proposal ‘CATAPULT’ we highlighted the language dimension of this issue, we are glad Read more about Another successful ErasmusPlus project grant application initiated by TELLConsult.[…]

TELLConsult attended and contributed to the TISLID 2018 conference

On behalf of TELLConsult we presented outcomes & first results relevant for Teacher Education at the #TISLID18 Conference in Ghent, Belgium produced by #Erasmus projects TELLConsult participate (d/s) in. They finished/started last year, involving Interactive Teaching in Languages with Technology (iTILT2, 2015-2017), ‘Designing and Evaluating Innovative Mobile Pedagogies’ (DEIMP, 2017-2020) and ‘Tablets for classroom inclusion Read more about TELLConsult attended and contributed to the TISLID 2018 conference[…]

TELLConsult initiated development of Erasmsus+ KA2 project proposal

Requested to advise on how to realise a practitioner’s well developed idea to make the offer of work-related language training of LSP teachers more visible for (international) employers, (migrant) job seekers and career improvers we arrived at a successful Erasmus+ KA2 project application submission today (21 March, 2018) in less than 5 weeks (!) All Read more about TELLConsult initiated development of Erasmsus+ KA2 project proposal[…]

TELLConsult to participate in another EU project on mobile technologies in education.

The Erasmus+ application Designing And Evaluating Innovative Mobile Pedagogies (DEIMP) was approved thanks to a generally very  positive and supportive evaluation by the assessors involved. TELLConsult Projects (associate partner in the preceding MTTEP project) is delighted to have been invited by HULL University to participate and contribute to the project definition and the formation of Read more about TELLConsult to participate in another EU project on mobile technologies in education.[…]