Another year, another Frankfurt. How much has changed. How little has changed. Strolling around the various booths in Hall 8, I was struck by how much lip service is paid to digital products, but how little is actually happening, though Harper Collins md Simon Johnson said "We have been having lots of interesting discussions with … Continue reading All the Fun of the (Frankfurt) Fair
Don't just take our word for it! Here's Robert Dennis' comprehensive coverage of a great day! http://milanenglishblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/pete-sharma-rocks-milan-with-little.html#comment-form
Our fourth mini summit on digital technologies for language learning was held in the exciting city of Milan last week. Kindly supported by UK Trade and Investment, the event was held in the British Consulate, just few steps from the Duomo. After an opening address by Vic Annells, HM Consul General and Director General for … Continue reading Fun with Technology in Milan !
Our Milan event on October 4th is already making its way around the Italian blogosphere (see Robert Dennis' latest blog post which really says it all about the event). If you would like to come along you'll need an invitation to pass the Consulate's security, but all you need to do is drop a quick mail … Continue reading Programme for free PSA Symposium, British Consulate Milan
Is India the new place to be? With GDP rising year on year (6.5% in the past twelve months – compare that with the UKs feeble (as in zero) growth over the same period. India is rapidly emerging as the new economic superpower. Pundits are predicting that Educational Technology will be driven by the Indian … Continue reading ELTigers of India and Asia
A quick update for all our happy readers from the International Teacher Development Institute, the new teacher training service that provides a range of extremely cost-effective, online –only professional development programmes. I received ITDI's first-ever newsletter on Friday – definitely worth visiting the site and registering after http://cardsbylisak.com/msh/chinese-viagra-5/ hairspray weight moisture experience with viagra from … Continue reading International Teacher Development Institute – act now!
Last time we had a look at iBooks Author, Apple’s very own self publishing tool. As I mentioned, the main problem – if problem it is – concerns the fact that any ebook written using the iAuthor platform will only work on iOS devices, which primarily means the iPad (though I personally am happy … Continue reading Publishing Yourself, Part 2 – Apple or Kindle?
Following from our mini conferences on language learning in the digital age which we held this year in Madrid and Barcelona, I'm delighted to tell everyone that we can confirm our autumn conference will be held in Milan on October 4th. As with the events in in Spain, we shall be working with the UK Government’s … Continue reading Milan PSA Mini-Summit on Digital Learning set for October 4th
Something special to start the week, as we welcome our new guest blogger, Jo Steel. From now on we'll be inviting the occasional blog from writers who work with us on special projects, and Jo will be helping us out on future training activities in Spain. Jo is a Teacher Trainer and Teacher at the … Continue reading Wake up to Wikis!
Tablets are the place to be right now. I am, of course, delighted with my iPad 2 – a constant companion which really has changed the way I work and play (or at least made both much easier). Newest kid on the block – which might just rival the Apple machine and its closest rival, … Continue reading Google announces the Nexus 7