In this section, you will find a number of publications, webinar recordings, conference presentations and interviews, as well as video tips which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Understanding learners'. From advice on how to teach primary-aged students to supporting adult learners in the EFL classroom, the content you will find here is practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of learners.
15 May, 2020
This project investigated teacher perspectives on well-being in their EAP classrooms in Saudi Arabia and the UK.
13 May, 2020
This paper draws together current thinking in digtal engagement with voices from refugee communities.
13 May, 2020
This report explores the role of languages in the lives of young refugees in Jordan.
13 May, 2020
This report examines the impact of language on Syrian refugees.
16 April, 2020
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
29 January, 2020
This book presents nine stories of exploratory action research by teachers in Mexico.
7 November, 2019
This paper explores the rapport between Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and English Medium Instruction.
13 September, 2018
To celebrate World Teachers' Day on 5 October, Rachael Roberts presented Using your brain: what neuroscience can teach...
8 June, 2017
James Taylor tells us what he's learned about teaching teenagers.
11 January, 2017
This paper explores the role of emotional and social competences as key components of effective classroom practice.
1 December, 2014
This accessible and informative report considers current best practice for teaching English as a Foreign Language in...
16 July, 2014
Lixian Jin, Changsheng Jiang, Jie Zhang, Yuan Yuan, Xiaohua and Qun Xie This paper investigates attitudes,...
4 July, 2014
Teaching teenagers is a lot more than just methodology and materials. Helping them to overcome some of the...
1 December, 2013
Martin Lamb and Martin Wedell What makes teachers motivating? This paper reviews the literature on motivational...
23 September, 2013
Watch a recording of Adam Simpson's webinar, where he looks at exploring language through creative activities.
8 January, 2013
The focus of this volume is on English language teaching for migrants and refugees.
14 June, 2011
What advantages can the English language bring to individuals and societies? The British Council commissioned the...