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[…]

EU Teacher Academy course content also available as OER for third parties

Having contributed to initiatives of The Future Classroom Lab created by European Schoolnet TELLConsult is pleased to see that the collaboration options for parties offering courses also via the Teacher Academy catalogue  at School Education Gateway are being expanded. The more since we have been pleading for some time now with national agencies and EACEA Read more about EU Teacher Academy course content also available as OER for third parties[…]

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[…]

TELLConsult contributed OER to conference on big data in language & CLIL classes

We attended and enjoyed the International conference ‘Data-Driven Learning (DDL): a scaffolding methodology for Foreign languages and #CLIL classes’ in Turin, 27-28 September 2018 https://ddlfl.weebly.com/ The event was intended to provide a bridge between researchers and school teachers. This resulted in a nice mix of interesting academic and practice-based papers & workshops, including e.g. the Read more about TELLConsult contributed OER to conference on big data in language & CLIL classes[…]

Evaluation results of TELLConsult ErasmusPlus workshop on CLIL at Leuven University

This edition, customised  for a school in the Netherlands (more details here), based on our Course #13 ‘Language and teaching skills for the bilingual classroom’ was run as an ErasmusPlus consultancy workshop in July 2018, at Leuven University in Belgium.  The evaluation questionnaire addressed delegates’ appreciation of 7 aspects of the course, namely: course topics related activities Read more about Evaluation results of TELLConsult ErasmusPlus workshop on CLIL at Leuven University[…]

TELLConsult to contribute a workshop to the International conference Data-Driven Learning & Foreign languages and CLIL classes

TELLConsult  will contribute a workshop on corpus-based learning materials production for CLIL & LSP to the International #conference “Data-Driven Learning: a scaffolding methodology for Foreign languages and CLIL classes”. Based on the e-CLIL components of (one of) our courses on the topic the workshop aims to familiarize delegates with open educational, corpus-based resources, tools and related Read more about TELLConsult to contribute a workshop to the International conference Data-Driven Learning & Foreign languages and CLIL classes[…]

TELLConsult Training requested to run a one-day workshop based on its CLIL courses

TELLConsult confirmed to run a special workshop based on content from two of its ErasmusPlus Courses, Nrs  4 and 13, dealing with teaching & language skills and the use of ICT tools & strategies to support the CLIL classroom http://www.tellconsult.eu/current-courses This customised session was requested as part of a professional development programme by a Dutch secondary Read more about TELLConsult Training requested to run a one-day workshop based on its CLIL courses[…]

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[…]

Special edition of our course on Video in Language Education well received

Just a brief comment on the evaluation results of TELLConsult’s course ‘Getting more out of Digital Video in Language Education’ commissioned by the Friuli Office of the Italian Ministry of Education for a selected group of Italian teachers/trainers in adult education to also inform themselves about practices in Migrant Education in other EU countries. This Read more about Special edition of our course on Video in Language Education well received[…]

Special edition of our course ‘Getting more out of digital video in language education’

So requested by the Italian Ministry of Education ( Friuli Office) TELLConsult customised its Erasmus+ course ‘Getting more out of digital video in language education’ , kindly hosted by the University of Valencia (Spain), to accomodate the special interests of a group of Italian teachers in adult education. As these teachers participate in a regional Read more about Special edition of our course ‘Getting more out of digital video in language education’[…]