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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.



Premier Skills English: players interviews activity

Classroom activity using interviews with football players from different backgrounds about learning and using English. [...]

Resources for English for Academic Purposes

The e-book "Resources for Training English Teachers for Academic Purposes", written by teachers and doctors Marília [...]

Language assessment literacy for learning-oriented language assessment

This paper reflects on the findings of a small-scale and exploratory study which attempted to explore whether and how [...]

Translanguaging as a Practical Theory of Language

This article seeks to develop Translanguaging as a theory of language and discuss the theoretical motivations behind and [...]

Cascading training down into the classroom: The need for parallel planning

Cascade models of in-service training are widely considered to be a cost effective means of introducing educational [...]