Observatory for English Language Teaching


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What you need to know about the Observatory

What is Skills for Prosperity

The UK government's global initiative implemented in nine countries aims to support economic growth and poverty reduction by providing access to quality education and skills development for the world of work.


Skills for Prosperity Actions

Skills for Prosperity's actions in Brazil aim to transform and strengthen ELT. They are developed by the institutions in charge of the program in the country - Lemann Foundation, Nova Escola, Instituto Reúna and British Council.


About the Observatory

The Observatory for English Language Teaching is a reference platform on the theme to support changes, the strengthening and the quality of English teaching, with a special focus on the promotion of social and gender equity.



Climate change in English language teaching

Register for the webinar that will take place on October 28th at 5pm

Assessment of Learning, for Learning, and as Learning

In Chapter 1, I described a “preferred future” for assessment. My vision is one that makes assessment an integral part [...]

Additional language teacher education and assessment literacy: brief overview and challenges for language teacher education courses in Brazil

Assessment Literacy (Stiggins, 1991; Inbar-Lourie, 2008; Fulcher, 2012; Coombe, 2018) of pre- and in-service additional [...]

Saberes necessários ao professor para avaliar a aprendizagem de crianças na sala de aula de línguas estrangeiras

In the last few decades, there has been significant growth in the teaching of foreign languages to children in Brazil, [...]

ELT Observatory Podcast

Six-episode series brings content about teaching and learning English in Brazil