Training


    We offer a range of online courses certified by English UK and Trinity College London, as well as our own suite of EdTech training - click on any of the course titles to find out more. All of our online courses are validated by Aqueduto.

    We also offer face-to-face training wherever you are, or the chance to beam us in to your training room with one of our virtual training packages. Find out more with the options on the right.

    Finally, we offer a variety of scholarship opportunities, and these crop up regularly over the course of each year.

    [ online courses ]
    • CertICT
      Certificate in Teaching Languages with Technology.
    • CertIBET
      Certificate in International Business English Training.
    • Blended CertIBET
      The blended version of the Certificate in International Business English Training.

    [ more… ]
    • Face-to-Face Training
      We also offer face-to-face EdTech training: seminars, workshops, conferences and in-house courses wherever you are in the world.

    • Virtual Training
      If we can't meet in person, we can come and train at your place virtually! Save on travel and accommodation - find out more here.

    • Scholarships
      Find out about scholarship opportunities for our courses. We offer a variety of scholarships ourselves, and in conjunction with other organisations.

    Consultancy


    Highly experienced in the field of online training and consultancy, we are uniquely placed to help you find cost-effective, efficient & pedagogically sound solutions to a range of educational challenges. If you're interested in exploring how EdTech can best support learning in your context, we can help.

    [ find out more ]
    • Our Team
      Find out about our directors - Gavin & Nicky - and the rest of the team.
    • What We Do
      Discover more about our approach and philosophy to consultancy work.

    [ get in touch ]

    If you think we can help you, please drop us a line and we'll be happy to talk.

    Workshop Repository

    Resources


    On this page you’ll find a set of companion resources to some of the workshops Gavin & Nicky do for teachers worldwide. Note: Where applicable, the following Creative Commons license applies to downloadable materials: ELT materials by As per author is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

    Workshop Repository I

    DigitLit 

    Articles & Books
    Dudeney, G., Hockly, N., and Pegrum, M.
    (2013): Digital Literacies. Harlow: Pearson.
    [download PDF extract]
    Hockly, N. (2012): ‘Digital Literacies’ in Technology for English Language Teachers column, ELTJ 66/1.
    OECD (2001): 'Learning to Change: ICT in Schools'. Paris: France.
    Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Available at http://www.p21.org
    Pegrum, M. (2010): ‘I link, therefore I am’: Network literacy as a core digital literacy. E-learning and Digital Media, 7/4.

    Class Resources & Lesson Plans
    Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus lesson plan [PDF format]
    Social Network Discussion Cards [PDF format]

    Blog Posts & Videos
    'Digital literacies': a series of blog posts on Nicky's blog
    Ed Tech Bytes: Digital literacies video

    Websites
    New Media Literacies site
    Spoof websites:
    Dept of Education Western Australia
    Phil Bradley's website

    Video Mash-ups & Remixes
    Literal videos:
    Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse of the Heart
    Harry Potter Deathly Hallows literal trailer
    The Downfall parodies:
    Hitler and the Vuvuzelas at the 2010 World Cup
    search for more on YouTube

    Talk Slides
    Digital literacies in teacher education

    Social Media 

    Videos & Slideshows
    Social media revolution (video)
    Facebooks facts slideshow
    Social media in UK schools (video from Teachers TV)
    Social networking in plain English (video)
    Facebook in numbers (video)

    Alternatives to Facebook
    My Fake wall
    Pikifriends
    [ see the Pikifriends YouTube channel ]
    Edmodo
    7 Tools to build a social network for your school (blog post)

    Lesson Plans
    Nicky's lesson plan on social networks in Prezi
    Lesson plan about social networking sites from British Council
    Lesson plans based around great You Tube video clips from LessonStream (was TEFL clips)

    Future Present 

    Books (also available for Kindle/e-readers)
    Bilton, N. (2010) I live in the future and here's how it works
    Facer, K. (2011) Learning Futures: Education, Technology and Social Change
    Gallagher, M.S. (2013) Incessant Motion through Space: Mobile learning field activities in the humanities
    Kelly, K. (2010) What Technology Wants
    Kerr, P. (2014) A Short Guide to Adaptive Learning in ELT [ free e-book ]
    Martin, J. (2007) The Meaning of the 21st Century
    Mawer, K. & Stanley, G. (2011) Digital Play: Computer Games and Language Aims
    [ free downloadable extracts from the book available ]
    Morozov, E. (2013) To Save Everything, Click Here
    Turkle, S. (2010) Alone Together

    Interviews & Videos
    The future of teaching and learning
    [ Interview with Gavin Dudeney & Nicky Hockly as part of the European Commission Futurium project. Register (free) ]
    Of Big Data & Little Data: How numbers have (almost) ruined everything
    [ Plenary talk by Gavin Dudeney ]
    Together in Electric Dreams
    [ Plenary talk by Gavin Dudeney ]
    Learning Futures
    [ Keynote by Keri Facer ]
    The Peripheral
    [ Radio interview with William Gibson ]

    Blogs
    Adaptive Learning in ELT by Philip Kerr
    E-moderation Station by Nicky Hockly
    Hack Education by Audrey Watters

    (Some) Virtual Worlds
    Club Penguin
    Habbo
    Minecraft and Minecraft Edu
    [ blog post and article on Minecraft in education ]
    Moshi Monsters
    [ blog post from Digital Play on using Moshi Monsters with young learners ]
    Second Life
    The Sims
    World of Warcraft

    Other
    Haptic CyberGlove video
    Smartwatches [ on Wikipedia ]
    Engkey robot in South Korea article
    Plan Ceibal en Inglés OLPC programme in Uruguay
    [ video overview and blog post ]

    mLearning 

    See our mLearning in Practice online training course!

    Mobile Literacy & Mobile Learning
    David Parry on mobile literacy
    Dudeney, G. & Hockly, N. (2014): Going Mobile. Delta Publishing [ intro video 1 | intro video 2 ]
    Dudeney, G., Hockly, N. & Pegrum, M. (2013): Digital Literacies. Harlow: Pearson Education
    JISC Mobile Learning Infokit
    mLearning video case studies

    Apps
    Review of EFL apps
    Bloom's taxonomy of apps for iPad

    Mobile Polling Tools
    Micropoll
    Poll Everywhere
    Socrative
    Urtak
    eClicker

    Moblogging
    Moblogging slideshare
    Flickr
    Tumblr
    Moblog

    Augmented Reality
    Wikitude
    Google goggles
    Woices

    Presentations
    Teaching with Mobile Devices: Choices & Challenges
    Note: This talk was filmed for IATEFL Harrogate Online 2014. You can watch the video here.
    Planning for Mobile
    8 Reasons Mobile Learning is Actually a Good Idea
    Going Mobile Webinar with Gavin & Nicky


    Further mLearning links on Mark Pegrum's wiki


    Workshop Repository II

    Low Resource 

    National projects with ICT in ELT
    English in Action / BBC Janala (Bangladesh): see video
    Learn English SMS (Libya & Sudan)
    MILLEE (India): see video
    Plan Ceibal en Inglés (Uruguay): see video

    Institution-led projects with ICT in ELT
    Tablets in Brazil: see video
    Tablets in Hong Kong: see video
    Laptops in Turkey: see video

    Individual teacher projects with ICT in ELT
    Alicia Artusi in Argentina: Using mobile devices with young learners: see video
    Nergiz Kern in Turkey: Cellphones with taxi drivers: read more
    Case studies of teachers using technology collected by University of Manchester and Cambridge University Press: read more
    Innovations in learning technologies for ELT. E-book including several case studies: download pdf

    Talk Slides
    No tech, low tech? Teaching and technology in low resource contexts: see slides

    Web 2.0 

    What is Web 2.0?
    Web 2.0 in education
    Sites, projects, articles, web conferences, interview, videos, PowerPoints…
    Web 2.0 in the ELT classroom
    A slideshow with audio by an ELT teacher in Japan on how to use ICT with learners
    Web 2.0 & Language Learning
    A video overview of Web 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, podcasts, and Second Life) by Graham Stanley
    Social Networks & the Web 2.0 Revolution
    A video presentation on Web 2.0 by Nik Peachey
    Lesson stream
    YouTube video lesson plans from Jamie Keddie

    Blogs
    Video: Blogs in Plain English
    Blogger
    Wordpress
    Brazil/Argentina exchange blog
    Freshman English Blog
    FCE Blog

    Podcasts
    Video: Podcasting in plain English
    BBC podcasting guide
    Podcasts for EFL learners
    April Fool’s Day homework excuses
    BBC grammar challenge
    BBC podcasts for language learners
    British Council podcasts

    Podcast Tools & Cartoons
    Podomatic
    VoiceThread
    Dvolver (text cartoons)
    Xtranormal (text to speech)
    Turkish breakfast
    Cartoon Festival

    Wikis
    Video: Wikis in Plain English
    Wikis in education
    Audio & Powerpoint lecture on wikis
    PBworks
    Wetpaint
    Wikis comparison tool

    EFL wikis
    Social Sciences Martini
    Our Class Wiki
    Activities Wiki
    Business English Online wiki
    CAE words


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