Working with Project Classes This is an entry for everyone currently working at an ELT summer school somewhere in the world! It’s not always easy and there’s a lot of hard work – hopefully this post will help out a bit! I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy my summer school experiences immensely over the years and one of the things I’ve enjoyed doing most has been the project classes. Powerful Online Tools Hosted By: Arfah Farooq from Spark+Mettle, Louise Kavanagh from Catch 22, Sam Sparrow from vInspired and Katie McPhee from EventBrite. Friday 16th May, Ground Floor, 14:30 “A whirlwind overview of the latest online tools supporting organisations and young people to become more socially active and aware. In this session you’ll hear mini talks about, and see demonstrations of, those tools, including Spark+Mettle’s Up tool for young people that tracks and enables young employees to match what they’re doing with their personal career goals and soft skills development. Learn about Catch22 and their Plan.Do tool which is the first ever social action app that helps young people to make a difference in their community and gain employability skills. And also hear from vInspired about their Task Squad tool which fills short-term staffing needs by posting information on paid tasks to a community of 100,000 young people.
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The importance of blogging in ELT My mentor to start blogging: the amazing Vicky Loras! When I started blogging a few months ago, I was just thinking about sharing my thoughts and teaching experiences. I didn’t expect to develop such a community, a friendship with other teachers from around the world.And , sometimes, I think I learn and take so much and give back so little…My motto is: SHARING IS CARING! Many colleagues, ask me all the time about what a blog actually is or how it helps teachers …Well, a blog (short for weblog) is a frequently updated website that often resembles an online journal. It’s so easy to create and update a blog – it requires only basic access to the Internet, and a minimum of technical know-how.
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