“The unhealthy noise in our profession” – Teacher Talking Time

A busy few weeks have meant an unavoidable hiatus on the blog, and unfortunately also meant that I missed this year’s IATEFL conference in Glasgow. However, I’ve been trying to catch up on what I missed, and one of the talks that grabbed my ¬†attention was this one by the great Jamie Keddie, on the … Continue reading “The unhealthy noise in our profession” – Teacher Talking Time

Brexit, Immigration, and English Language Teaching

Before 2016, June 24th had always had positive connotations for me. It’s Midsummer. It’s my birthday. It’s Lionel Messi’s birthday. A good day. That is, until this year. Nigel Farage declared June 24th 2016 to be Britain’s new “Independence Day”, in celebration of the fact that the EU Referendum held the day before had just … Continue reading Brexit, Immigration, and English Language Teaching