ESU Awards 2016The English in Action Award for Young learners Resources – I am honoured to be the co-author of Discover with Dex with Claire medwell and published by Macmaillan Education, a pre-primary language course which won the award in this year. Here is the Macmillan Press release.

Vol 4.2 (November, 2016) of the CLELEJournal is now out, with four articles, an academic book review and a Recommended Venue.

The Ministry of Education in Portugal asked me to give a webinar about assessment in the first cycle of Portuguese primary education – the recording is available here.

Macmillan invited me to give a webinar about storytelling, Discovering stories with Dex. The link to the recording is here

IATEFL YLT SIG and ReSIG hosted a joint webinar which I gave called, Pre-primary children, play and language learningwhich had some technical difficulties till around the 16 minute mark, when things got sorted – so move the time cursor to 16 minutes and begin watching then!

Voices the British Council e-magaine published a short article I wrote, ‘Learning English is child’s play – how to leave them to it. And here’s a link to a webinar I gave on the subject.

The report on some research I was involved in was published in August 2015, ‘English learning areas in pre-primary classrooms: a investigation into their effectiveness’, with  Penelope Robinson and Nam-Joon Kang, can be found here.

A book I have co-edited with Mónica Lourenço came out in January 2015. It’s published by Routledge: Early Years Second Language Education: International Perspectives on Theory and Practice.