In September, Clarity gave a paper on the Dynamic Placement Test at the International Language Assessment Conference in Egypt (ILACE) in Cairo. Sieon Lau had a chance to talk to Linda Ghattas and Hebatallah Hegazy of Everise, a local community of Egyptian teachers who have the common goal of providing better education to students in Egypt.
Andrew Stokes, Managing Director of the Hong Kong-based EFL software company ClarityEnglish, talks to Melanie Butler about testing on mobile phones, the perils of unanswered emails and high tech toasters.
Peter Waters explains how working in the Gulf provides unlimited opportunities for teachers to initiate ICT projects — and describes how this positive atmosphere benefits both teachers and students.
What level of service should you demand from your ESL software supplier? Samuel Sheinberg draws on 20 years of experience with NAS Software to offer some tips.
The requirement for a 7.0 in IELTS Writing is stopping nurses in the Philippines from travelling to the UK, and is proving a headache to the National Health Service. Dr Victoria Clark describes how her team is analysing the problem and coming up with solutions.
Sean McDonald of telc catches up with Adrian Raper at the IATEFL Conference in Glasgow. He discusses his philosophy of testing, and the steady move from paper-based exams towards digital language assessment.
'You may have heard that during the war, people could be sentenced to jail or fined if they were caught learning a foreign language.' In this month’s interview, Khlaing Reaksmeypich discusses the unique challenges faced by teachers of English in Cambodia.
Teacher involvement is fundamental to the success of online resources. Julia Ker from the University of Surrey talks to Andrew Stokes about how the Language Study Area makes a success of self-study resources through awareness building, advice and, above all, teacher participation.
Paul Liu from the Future Education Research Center in Guangdong discusses the role of online learning in China, and considers the uneasy relationship between teachers and computers.