School Materials Guide: final years of Secondary Education

The School Materials Guide addresses the importance of teaching materials in the teaching and learning of the target language, and supports readers in the production, choice, and use of English schools materials, based on the alignment with the BNCC (Base Nacional Comum Curricular) and on the dialogue with the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). (in Portuguese)

Guide for Continuous Teacher Training: final years of Secondary Education

The Guide for Continuous Teacher Training supports the planning and execution of specific continuous education actions for English language teachers, based on the BNCC and the CEFR. The Guide is divided into two parts: in the first one, we discuss the quality premisses for training initiatives and present references and explanatory texts about the linguistic and pedagogical dimensions of skills needed by English teachers; the second part is practical and includes steps and tasks to support [...]

Proficiency Guide: final years of Secondary Education

The Proficiency Guide defines what is meant by linguistic-discursive proficiency, showing how the idea of proficiency deviates from a single, fixed conception of language use and learning. It presents linguistic-discursive expectations for students and teachers of the English language, bringing a greater understanding of the proficiency levels within reach at the end of elementary school and being able to inform and guide the planning of teacher training initiatives. (in Portuguese)

Curriculum Framework: final years of Secondary Education

The Curriculum Framework is guided by competencies. The document defines the vision of young people soon-to-be graduates and suggests a curriculum organization for the final years of elementary school, which contemplates the BNCC and the CEFR, adding the cognitive dimension to the socio-emotional skills as constituents of the teaching and learning process. The document explains important concepts in the context of basic education and English language teachings, such as integral education, [...]

Scope & Sequence: final years of Secondary Education

The Scope & Sequence describes and organizes the learning objectives, skills and knowledge to be addressed in the final years of Elementary School (Key stage 3 and first half of Key Stage 4), as indicated by the Common National Curricular Base (BNCC), demonstrating equivalences with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) descriptors. It also presents a suggestion for a logical sequence and progression development within the same year. (in Portuguese)

Workshop for teachers: Pedagogical practices on race and gender in English teaching

The workshop “Pedagogical practices in race and gender in English Teaching” aims to encourage teachers to interact and reflect on inclusive practices in the classroom. There will be two groups, on September 2nd and 9th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The activities will be performed live, and taught by Carolina Azevedo, a teacher at […]

Assessment Guide: final years of Secondary Education

Guide for monitoring the development of English language students in the final years of Secondary School. The Assessment Guide supports teachers in the design of assessment instruments consistent with the learning objectives provided in the Scope and Sequence and in the Curriculum Framework.

Suggestions for pedagogical actions in the context of the covid-19 pandemic

The Xperience Nova Escola collection is a series of textbooks for the final years of Elementary School (6th to 9th grade), developed by dozens of English language teachers and specialists from all over Brazil, as part of the Skills for Prosperity programme. As Emergency Remote Learning may still be the reality of many schools in 2021, Nova Escola has prepared the guide "Suggestions for pedagogical actions in the context of the covid-19 pandemic" to help teachers use the collection in this [...]