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TELLConsult winter 2017 activities

on Sat, 01/14/2017 - 23:55

TELLConsult’s key activities these past months were mostly related to the current EU grant ErasmusPlus  programmes KA1 and KA2 and included:

  • Contributing to the dissemination and exploitation of the EU project 'Interactive Teaching in Languages with Technologies' iTILT (2014 -2017) on the use of mobile and interactive classroom technologies.


  • In addition to promoting the project on various social media we ran a workshop on the use of student  response systems and formative assessment at the project’s second multiplier event at Antwerp university. For more information about this seminar see

TELLConsult's recent contributions to the EU project PETALL

on Tue, 09/20/2016 - 18:05

Having been involved with the PETALL project on developing & implementing activities for task based language learning in actual EU school practices as external evaluator for more than 3 years, TELLConsult recently submitted its final Evaluation Report.


Thanks to a task description clearly targeted at the facilitation of a close monitoring of the project processes (including attendance at the f2f meetings) and thus allowing & welcoming (even unsolicited) advice on project development we felt comfortable to provide (also critical) feedback and define recommendations both in the interim report

TELLConsult joined 5 new EU project initiatives

on Sun, 04/03/2016 - 13:26

As the EU projects CAMELOT and TABULA ALBA,TELLConsult participated in the past few years came to an end in 2015, we decided to accept invitations to join new EU project initiative​s. In the course of 2 months we contributed to the ErasmPlus KA2 grant application development of a total of 5 project proposals.

The coordinating countries and topics involved show an interesting variety including: exploring the use of mobile technologies to address differentiation & inclusion issues (TABLIO, Belgium); implementing Task Based Language Teaching approaches in academic contexts (ReDESIGN, Cyprus);

Recent dissemination activities for the CAMELOT project

on Fri, 08/07/2015 - 23:23

As our participation on behalf of TELLConsult in the EU project CAMELOT (exploring the potential of videos shot in 3D worlds), 


also rekindled my interest in the didactics related to video in language teaching we gladly supported Nick Peachey's crowdfunding initiative in 2013 for the production of an e/i-book about the potential of digital video in language education.


Also having contributed by providing feedback while it was being developed, it is a pleasure to see it is available for Apple users as of August 6 and will be soon downloadable for devices with other operating systems.

TELL's summer contributions to EU projects

on Mon, 07/20/2015 - 21:56
 
 
 
 
PETALL 2nd meeting and interim report 
 
We attended & presented 's interim external evaluation report at the 2nd & productive meeting of the project in ,
Find the team at the site of one of the partners specializing in English for aviation.
 

Referring to your support in translation of the ‘Multilingual Families’ project materials into Dutch, we would like to express our great appreciation. Some materials have been translated into up to 32 language versions (including LWULT) and are all available at project website (section ‘Project

TELLConsult invited to do the external evaluation of EU project PETALL

on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:23
As TELLConsult was invited to be the external evaluator in the EU project 'Pan European Task Activities for Language Learning' (PETALL) we attended the project's kick-off meeting, early July at Faro University, Portugal. 

In his presentation the project coordinator, Antonio Lopes, summarised the project as follows:
 
PETALL is an LLP transversal KA2 project, funded by the European Commission that aims to encourage the use of ICT-based tasks in the language classroom.

TELLConsult contributed plenary presentation to EU project ETALAGE conference

on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 20:56

On behalf of TELLConsult I contributed a presentation, entitled 'Task-supported language teaching and technology-enhanced learning'  to the final meeting of the EU project ETALAGE in Budapest. (more on this below) 

 
 

The fourth and final meeting / Conference of the Etalage project took place in Budapest from Sunday the 9th of October until Thursday the 13th of October 2011. Eötvös Lorand University and Madách Imre Gimnázium, Budapest, hosted the event for colleagues and their guests from 9 European countries. 

In his presentation 'Pedagogical changes brought about by ICT integration' at