TELLConsult contributions to Redesign Project & Cyprus Language Centre conferences

   We were most  pleased to have been invited for a presentation and workshop contribution to the conference “The Implementation of Technology in Second/Foreign Language Learning: Past, Current and Future Ventures”  organised by the ReDesign Project in collaboration with the KIOS Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence and the Language Centre at the University of Read more about TELLConsult contributions to Redesign Project & Cyprus Language Centre conferences[…]

Recent EU project related activities

At TELLConsult we just had two intensive weeks of activities related to some of our EU projects. We have been promoting the #DEIMP contributions to the @MiTEconference 5th annual International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education in #Sidney on the project’s Twitter account @DeimpAdmin EU ErasmusPlus Project ‘Designing and Evaluating Innovative Mobile Pedagogies. Another promotion Read more about Recent EU project related activities[…]

TELLConsult supports views in EU publication ‘Future of Work, Future of Society’

At TELLConsult we strongly support the views expressed in ‘Future of Work, Future of Society’ by the EU Commission ‘European Group on Ethics and New Technologies (EGE)’ to offer upskilling and lifelong learning opportunities of the current workforce for a changing labour market. With innovation in education and language teaching  as our specific focus we Read more about TELLConsult supports views in EU publication ‘Future of Work, Future of Society’[…]

Why we also need blended forms of CPD courses in the EU Mobility Programme

At TELLConsult Training we have been pleading with the EU #EACEA organisation  for some years now to also financially support blended forms of  courses in the #ErasmusPlus Mobility Programme. So a combination where providers of professional development courses offer an intensive 3-day face-to face, international meeting with lots of input on innovative educational concepts & Read more about Why we also need blended forms of CPD courses in the EU Mobility Programme[…]

TELLConsult to contribute to Symposium on Mobile-Assisted Language Learning in Milan

TELLConsult senior consultant Ton Koenraad, co-chair of the EUROCALL Mobile-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group,  will be contributing to the organisation, promotion and programme of the 2019 SIG event ‘CALLmi‘ in Milan. Find an excerpt from the CfP here: CALL FOR PAPERS CALLmi: Where are we going? Current and future trends in MALL and CALL Read more about TELLConsult to contribute to Symposium on Mobile-Assisted Language Learning in Milan[…]

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[…]

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.[…]