Monthly Archives: January 2019

My Life Story: Family, Friends & Writing

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP Family, friends and writing is my life story. The common thread that holds everything together is English Language Teaching. Everything is directly or indirectly related to English. Yes, it is fair to say that English is my life. … Continue reading

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Diploma Programme: Best In The World

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP The Diploma Programme is the best in the world. Period. Full stop. The global search for high-quality education, embedded in high-performing education systems, has taken on mythical proportions, almost resembling the alchemists’ quest to turn common metals into … Continue reading

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Vocational English For All Vocational Students: An Uncomfortable Truth?

Are We Teaching Vocational English To All Vocational Students In Chile? The uncomfortable answwer to this uncomfortable question is, “No, in Chile, we are not teaching vocational students vocational English.” Why not? In Chile, vocational education students (3rd and 4th … Continue reading

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El futuro del aprendizaje, la pobreza, y la medicina nuclear

“Nadie es pobre solo y nadie sale de la pobreza solo.” Por Martin Burt, PhD Director Ejecutivo de Fundación Paraguaya “Cambia, todo cambia,” escribió el cantautor chileno Julio Numhauser del grupo Quilapayún desde su exilio en Suecia en 1973 en … Continue reading

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#HolocaustRemembranceDay: On #HolocaustMemorialDay #WeRemember #Survivors Of The #Shoah

Proof of crime; the Höfle Telegram: a Jan 11, 1943 1-page doc of messages sent by SS Sturmbannführer Höfle to SS Obersturmbannführer Eichmann & SS Obersturmbannführer Heim containing detailed statistics on the 1942 killings of Jews in extermination camps #OTD … Continue reading

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“Beca técnicos para Chile”: Revisa cómo postular a programa de pasantías en el extranjero

El programa del Mineduc, Becas Técnicos para Chile, entrega la oportunidad a los titulados de Educación Superior Técnica impartidos por CFT e IP de perfeccionarse en otros países. Becas Técnicos para Chile, está trabajando en el desarrollo de las bases … Continue reading

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Should Students In Chile’s Vocational High Schools,Vocational Training Centers, and Professional Training Universities Be Taught Vocational English?

Title: Career Paths: Nursing Description: Student’s Book (with Digibooks App) ISBN: 978-1-4715-6288-4 CEFR Level: A1, A2 & B1 Yes. The answer is unequivocal: “Yes, students in Chile´s vocational high schools, vocational training centers, and professional training centers should be taught … Continue reading

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Chinese school principal teaches students shuffle dance during break to combat obesity

Principal Zhang Pengfei leading students in their new exercise routine. Source: South China Morning Post A school principal in China has gone rogue, binning the state-approved, mandatory daily exercise program in favor of a more ‘Footloose’ approach to keeping his … Continue reading

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ESP Teachers: Reluctant Dwellers in a Strange and Uncharted Land

ESP teachers are all too often reluctant dwellers in a strange and uncharted land. What do I mean by that? Well, teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is challenging, and often you find yourself out of your comfort zone, with … Continue reading

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Gestión del aula: Como dar clase a los que no quieren

Entrevista con Joan Vaello from CEP de Granada on Vimeo. La obligatoriedad de la enseñanza genera ya de entrada conflictividad pues hay alumnos/as que no quieren y manifiestan su rechazo hacia lo escolar con conductas disruptivas que interfieren en la … Continue reading

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