Category Archives: Research

Admisión Escolar 2019: “La selección escolar es efectiva para un país que no queremos construir”

Sistema Admisión Escolar: Inicio Postulaciones Agosto 2019  El Sistema de Admisión Escolar es un sistema centralizado de postulación que se realiza a través de una plataforma en internet en la que las familias encuentran información de todos los colegios que … Continue reading

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SocioEconomic Segregation In Chile: Can Separate Schools For The Rich And The Poor Ever Be Equal?

I recently identified, in “Where Is The Teaching And Learning Of English In Chile Going? Quo Vadis?“, structural inequality as the heart and soul of Chile’s seeming inability to teach English successfully to Chilean students from poor socio-economic backgrounds. I … Continue reading

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Where Is The Teaching And Learning Of English In Chile Going? Quo Vadis?

Nowadays (2019), the teacher of English in Chile, is a language teaching professional. I say that frankly and sincerely, based on my personal participation and observations of the past 18 years, as a teacher trainer, educator, and English Language Teaching … Continue reading

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English Language Requirements For People Seeking UK Citizenship

Excerpt: Life In The UK, 3rd Edition “Britain is a fantastic place to live: a modern, thriving society with a long and illustrious history. Our people have been at the heart of the world’s political, scientific, industrial and cultural development. … Continue reading

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Chile necesita los mejores profesores

"Chile necesita los mejores profesores". Te invitamos a leer esta carta de nuestra directora, Francisca Díaz ➡️ https://t.co/Oe66KGvSxo pic.twitter.com/tCxQjjNBtu — CPEIP Mineduc (@CPEIP_mineduc) 6 de febrero de 2019 miércoles, 06 de febrero de 2019 Señor Director: En relación con la nota … Continue reading

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The English We Speak: “My Bad”

My bad… English belongs to its users. In other words, you use English as a tool to express yourself. The words you choose to use belong to you, the user. If I want to understand you, I must pay close … Continue reading

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Vocational English For Vocational Students

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP We have had evidence for a long time now that Chilean students are not learning English. For example, in 2012, 186 thousand students from 2700 schools took the National English Test (SIMCE Inglés 2012). The results: 82% of … 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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Tener la camiseta bien puesta: “Have the shirt on well”

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP Según el Diccionario De Chileno Actual, la frase, “tener la camiseta bien puesta” significa:  Ser leal; entregarse a una causa; esforzarse en el trabajo; cf. puesto, hincha, dar lo mejor de sí. Por ejemplo: “la hinchada del … Continue reading

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Teacher Action Research: Can We Use It To Help Screenagers Learn Better?

What is classroom-based research? First of all, classroom-based research, also known as Teacher Action Research, is practical, reality-based research that ELT educators can use to improve student learning. It is important to note that Teacher Action Research is not focused … Continue reading

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