Latest newsletter from NUT, association of NL & BE University language centres

Passing on a selected newsitem from the latest newsletter of the Belgian & Dutch Association of academic Language centres ‘NUT’ with a focus on its Jubilee conference in Antwerp. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the NUT, the NUT anniversary conference “Power and splendour of language” took place in Antwerp on 5 April Read more about Latest newsletter from NUT, association of NL & BE University language centres[…]

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’[…]

Conferences on Computer Assissted Language Learning in Krakow (Poland) and Milan (Italy) in May 2019

The Technology Enhanced Language Education Department of the Pedagogical University, Krakow (Poland) is organising its annual PL_CALL conference this year on 30-31 May,  in Krakow. Registration deadline for paper / workshop proposals is January 15. The Call for Papers covers a wide variety of topics including e.g. CLIL, Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) and Internationalisation. Read more about Conferences on Computer Assissted Language Learning in Krakow (Poland) and Milan (Italy) in May 2019[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

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 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 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[…]