Learning, design and sustainable development

Learning, design and sustainable development

“For an activity to be engaging, it needs to be meaningful; for that meaning to endure, it needs to be memorable.”

Zahra Davidson and her work with Enrol Yourself is challenging our vision of lifelong learning. This award-winning social enterprise has been exploring the potential of peer groups to maximise individual and collective progress. Zahra shared her thoughts on the future of learning and assessment at the IATEFL event ELTjam co-organised with Cambridge Assessment English.

Big data, trust and the future of language assessment

Big data, trust and the future of language assessment

“Educators and examiners perform an array of functions that, as far as I’m concerned, make them irreplaceable.”

During the recent IATEFL conference in Brighton, ELTjam and Cambridge Assessment English hosted a series of talks exploring the future of learning and assessment. Below is the transcript of the talk given by Pamela Baxter, the Director of Cambridge Exams Publishing.

In case you missed it: Learner-centred Innovation in ELT

In case you missed it: Learner-centred Innovation in ELT

During last week’s IATEFL conference, we put on a joint event with Cambridge English Language Assessment. The theme of the night was learner-centred innovation and what that means (or could mean) for ELT. We really wanted to include a range of perspectives on the topic and to share ideas on how it was being interpreted and applied across the industry. As such, we lined up a panel of speakers that would cover a range of voices, vocations and experiences. Here’s how it went …