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Inspirational teachers? We have stories to share

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The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind, said the poet Kahlil Gibran. If you ask yourself or someone close to you if they agree with Kahlil Gibran's words they most probably would say yes. From memories of high school secret crushes on a teacher to stories of teachers that helped students achieve their very best, we all have at least one memory of a teacher that will always make us smile.

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‘The future of training’ or The elephant that swallowed the room- Jason Anderson

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The IH ‘Future of Training’ Conference (23-24 November 2018) will mark 65 years of teacher training at IH London, the ancestral home of the initial ELT certification course that later became the Cambridge CELTA. It promises both to be a fascinating event and to offer a prognosis or two for the future. Here are some preliminary thoughts from a teacher educator and researcher of, among other things, certification courses like the CELTA.

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