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There is no thrill quite like discovering a new city.
Reading is the perfect way to learn about British culture and challenge your English capabilities ahead of one of our programmes. Here are five books that will transport you straight to the streets of London (ahead of your actual trip!).
What are the benefits of a long term Erasmus+ partnership? We turned to the German teacher Udo Schmeiser, one of our oldest contacts when it comes to European mobility, for answers.
How should European schools address Erasmus+ Call 2017 in the wake of Brexit? We spoke to the Swedish National Agency about their view on the matter.
The Work Experience Programme enables you to try life as a Londoner by living together with one of our host families. But what will it be like? Who are they? We've compiled a guide book that will explain the most common rules and features of our host families' homes and daily lives.
Every country has its own weird and wonderful ways that baffle visitors. The UK is no exception, its capital being particularly famous for having many housing quirks, due to the density of the population, prices and British culture. Here, our international team shares their favourite pet peeves and funniest stories from the adventure that is London housing.
This is a frantic time for everyone involved in Erasmus+, especially teachers and coordinators, whose regular responsibilities often pose demanding challenges. So where can you get the much-needed country-specific support to structure a high quality application? Although you’re always welcome to ask us at ADC, there’s an answer closer to home: your National Agency. With the big deadline only a week away, we spoke to Frederic Bayersburg, a Programme Officer for Erasmus+ VET at the National Agency in Austria.
Last spring, Marte Lundberg accompanied eight students all the way from a tiny village in northern Norway to London with ADC’s Work Experience Programme. At the moment, we are working together with Marte to bring about a project that far exceeds our first collaboration - as a total of 18 students will take part in the programme next year. We spoke to the international coordinator about project planning, peer-to-peer motivation and the lessons learned from their last London adventure.
Varying classroom tasks is a great way to keep things interesting - for you as well as your students. Caroline Tillotson, Assistant Director of Studies at ADC, likes to twist "classic" learning games into something a little bit more creative to maximise her students' experience. Check out her tips here.
Varying the pace and energy of a lesson can make a significant difference to the students’ level of engagement and their responsiveness to the activities presented. Giulia, Director of Studies at ADC, has listed a few activities that will help make your classroom a more dynamic environment. Why don't you plan your next lesson around some of her tips?
Julie is one of the teachers at ADC College. In this articles she presents a few English lesson techniques that you can use in your own classroom.
This month our Director of Studies discusses some of the problems that teachers may face when taking a Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) course. Problems such as, a lack of confidence in their abilities to teach well-known subjects in a foreign language.
As Shakespeare's 450th anniversary is already upon us, our Director of Studies has created a list of fun activities drawing on some of the Bard's greatest plays.
Sometimes teachers can get discouraged when teaching large classes, as they might encounter problems not experienced elsewhere in their lives. Does it sound familiar? Our Director of Studies, Giulia Revelli, has drafted a list of tools that can help you get through common problems when facing a big group of students.
Our trainer Giulia wants you to be full of inspiration and energy. To help you with that, she has decided to share a few useful tips in every newsletter straight from our English classroom. This month’s topic is collocations – what they are and how they can be taught.