Tag: Professional Development

The workplace setting in the 21st Century

By Academic Committee Changes in the workplace are necessary to match the 21st-century skills demands. Global citizens today agree that as time goes by the place of work changes, but […]

Blended Learning: Using technology in and beyond the language classroom

Pete Sharma & Barney Barrett Macmillan Publishers Limited Oxford, England   Review Blended Learning introduces teachers into the use of technology inside and outside the classroom. Though there is no […]

Nicaragua: Seeking talent in young adults

Academic Committee In recent days, the Nicaraguan Foundation for the Economic and Social Development (FUNIDES) submitted the results of a study carried out to determine the competencies Nicaraguan employers demand […]

Talent Management vs HR

Adapted and condensed from the article by Susan M. Heathfield (2016), ‘What Is Talent Management – Really?’ For those of us who are not so acquainted with the term “talent management”, […]

Reaping the value of GSE and the GSE Teacher Toolkit

May 25, 2016 Updated 7 July, 2016 My goal as a classroom teacher is to do the best I can to make sure my content is meeting the needs of […]

How to use the GSE to enhance and improve English assessments

July 6, 2016 The Global Scale of English has been a great support and a positive change for my practice. As I previously discussed, the GSE can be used in […]

Podcast – Continuing Professional Development

In this podcast, Alejandra Mora addresses what is Continuing Professional Development; the features needed when carrying out CPD and provides alternatives of CPD teachers can do.     Maria Alejandra […]

The Glass-Ceiling for Non-Native English Speakers

by Academic Committee  Managers, recruiters, and applicants are aware that English proficiency is a critical factor for the professional advancement of individuals in virtually every industry, especially in business and […]

Book Review – Give and Take

Book Title: Give and Take Author: Adam Grant Year of Publication: 2013 Publisher: Penguin Books         Review by Academic Committee Adam Grant is Professor of Management and Psychology at […]

Business Challenges and Implications of the English Learning Curve in Central America

By Research Committee, Keiser International Language Institute Companies have always required human capital with a vast knowledge in diverse fields and people with a plethora of skills, but these requirements […]

The Ins and Outs of Continuum Professional Development (CPD)

By James Cordonero Were we to know what the future holds in store in our teaching careers, and were we to have foreseen all the challenges that lay ahead, there […]

Lessons for Educators: Which Countries are Miles ahead in CPD?

Adapted and condensed by James Cordonero There is a growing number of teachers in different subjects trying to hone their pedagogical skills, and those who want to go the extra […]