The relationship between school and students in the covid-19 pandemic

Research reveals the technological and pedagogical challenges imposed by the replacement of face to face classes by remote activities

A scale to guide English learning

How the English language tests to be applied by Pisa in 2025 can be a tool for improving public policies and practices for teaching the language in Brazil

The use of data in education provides knowledge about the reality of teaching and allows planning actions

Students performance and presence in class are some of the information that can be collected; crossing and monitoring indicators and setting goals are essential in the process

Decoloniality and language teaching: perspectives and challenges for the construction of embodied knowledge in the current political scene

This article looks at the recent Brazilian public educational policies and the attempt to naturalize the ideology of dominant groups that are opposed to the legitimization of the epistemological diversity of marginalized groups and/or opponents of their beliefs. Based on the Freirean approach and decolonial theories (CASTRO-GÓMEZ; GROSFOGUEL, 2007; LANDER, 2005; MIGNOLO, 2009; MORENO, 2005; […]

Learners’ voices about race/ethnicity at school: perceptions about didactic materials

This work aims to reflect on some issues surrounding the social identities of race /ethnicity in didactic materials (or teaching materials) of male and female students in two 8th grade classes in two schools in the city of Cascavel, Paraná. These reflections focus on interviews with students at the aforementioned schools. The theoretical framework used […]

BNCC Version 3: Six aspects for revision

This publication, produced in accordance with an invitation by the National Education Council (CNE) and aimed at shedding light at future policy making initiatives and the practice of educators in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT), has been prepared by the British Council and offers a critical analysis of Version 3 of the Common […]

Limited learning and impaired oral skills are some of the impacts of the pandemic on English teaching

Lack of internet connection and devices have prevented many students from attending online classes. Public schools have adopted different strategies to reach these students, such as the distribution of printed material and broadcasts via open TV.