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Bring Your Own Device

Posted by Dermot on 21 Jan 2015

We have teamed up with NIACE (National Institute of Adults Continuing Education) to investigate the potential for working with technology in contexts where computers are not available....

Joint letter to Boris Johnson from EFA and Natecla

Posted by Dermot on 16 Jan 2015

Dear Mr Johnson,...

EFA participate in NIACE research project

Posted by Dermot on 16 Jan 2015

Towards a Citizens’ Curriculum is a research projec...

EFA students write to Boris

Posted by Dermot on 16 Jan 2015

We discussed Boris’ comments about learning English (see previous post) in class today. The students at St. Mary’s Battersea wrote letters in response. Boris said:...


Posted by Dermot on 16 Jan 2015

Eleven EFA teachers and volunteers met on Saturday and turned their attention to “action”. What do we mean by action? Sometimes is collective. Sometimes it is individual. It can be political (to change policy)....

Classes starting in September

Posted by Dermot on 3 Sep 2014

email Ariel to check when each class starts. 

EFA London conference - buy tickets

Posted by Cait on 2 Sep 2014

Forthcoming Conference: Exploring participatory ESOL 11th October 9.30am  to 5.30pm Bethnal Green, London...

NEW YEAR - classes starting in September

Posted by Dermot on 22 Aug 2014

We start our classes again from Monday 8th September. Please check out http://www.efalondon.org/what-we-do/our-classes for a full list....

EFA research + methods published in British Council Book

Posted by Cait on 21 Jul 2014

The Participatory ESOL movement is growing - and has just been given centre stage in a new publication from the British Council: 'Language issues in migration and integration". ...

The Power of Discussion

Posted by Dermot on 20 Jun 2014

English for Action's latest research report is now live on the British Council's ESOL Nexus website. http://esol.britishcouncil.org/power-group-discussion...