A focus for Task Based Language Teaching research which might help the development of Task Based Language Teaching

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Professor Martin Bygate, Lancaster University and St Mary’s University College, Twickenham 28th January 2013 Abstract As teaching materials and research publications show, over the past 30 years, task-based language teaching has increasingly attracted the interest of teachers, education authorities, and researchers. There are good reasons for this: the use of tasks can offer important distinctive […]

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The Surrey Communication and Language in Education Study (SCALES): what are teachers concerned about?

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Dr Courtenay Frazier Norbury, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London 21 January 2013 Abstract The Surrey Communication and Language in Education Study (SCALES) is the first population study of language and communication skills at school entry in the UK. Our aims are to identify children at risk of language learning impairments during their […]

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Comparative perspectives on educational policy priorities in Commonwealth small states

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Professor Michael Crossley, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol 14th January 2013 Abstract This seminar develops a critical perspective on the international transfer of educational policies with special reference to the experience and distinctive needs and priorities of small states worldwide. The analysis draws upon recent comparative and international research carried out for the […]

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