Commissioning Editor Mairi reflects on the pros and cons of language learning apps.
With a wide variety of local contexts, increasing exam pressures, and a patchwork of British, American and other varieties of English being delivered, producing quality ELT resources poses plenty of challenges. Frances Amrani looks at how these challenges can be met by ELT publishers.
We worked with a major educational publisher to adapt and develop ELT resources for the Polish schools market, including meeting the exam requirements of the Polish Ministry of National Education.
Charlotte al-Qadi explains why and how the publishing industry can embrace cultural contexts.
Three ways that reading for pleasure positively impacts a child’s development.
Did you know that turning on the subtitles while children are watching television can double the chances of them becoming good at reading? We talked to the driver behind the Turn On The Subtitles campaign to find out about this brilliantly simple literacy project.
Charlotte al-Qadi has spent over 15 years working in educational publishing for the MENA market. Whilst language from publishers in recent years has become less negative when briefing educational content for the region, there still remains an air of reluctance to think about cultural sensitivities.
Ensuring that education objectives continue to be achieved both during and after the pandemic involves multiple stakeholders and diverse partnerships. With new educational needs arising, and the nature of roles changing for all involved, we turn again to the central question of accountability: how can we all work to ensure that children achieve their full learning potential?