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November 2016
Director of Centre for English Teaching

CET welcomes new Director

The University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching (CET) is pleased to announce that Katherine Olston has been appointed as Acting Director.

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October 2016
Director of Centre for English Teaching

Patrick Pheasant resigns as Director of the University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching

Patrick Pheasant will be leaving the University to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer at NEAS, the quality assurance regulator for the English Language Teaching (ELT) sector.

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September 2016
University of Sydney Papers in TESOL

University of Sydney Papers in TESOL

The 11th volume of University of Sydney Papers in TESOL (Faculty of Education & Social Work) was launched on Saturday, 10 September at the TESOL Research Network Colloquium. This Special Issue was guest-edited by Patrick Pheasant, Director of CET, and Lydia Dutcher, Education Manager (Graduate Programs), with the support of the University English Centres of Australia (UECA).

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August 2016
CET staff at the Blackboard Conference

Blackboard Conference: innovations in blended learning in ELICOS

The University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching presented two workshops on innovations in blended learning through Blackboard and Blackboard Mobile Learn during the recent Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference in Sydney.

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July 2016
Customised programs

Customised Programs: Focus on Maharsarakham University

Twenty-three students from Maharsarakham University (Thailand) attended a four-week customised program at the University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching.

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July 2016
Awards ceremony for student at the Centre for English Teaching

Awards Ceremony: celebrating students' achievements

The University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching said farewell to over 700 students last Friday 8th July 2016 in the Great Hall by celebrating the many achievements of CET students and staff.

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June 2016
Massive online open courses

Empowering students online: Preparing undergraduate students for university with MOOCs

Katherine Olston, CET's Deputy Director (Digital Learning), presented a preview of the soon-to-be-released series of 5 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) at the NAFSA Conference in Denver, Colorado.

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June 2016
customised programs

Reaching CET’s busy Customised Programs season!

Over 200 students from 15 distinguished universities such as Mahasarakham University (Thailand), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) and Rikkyo University College of Business (Japan), will be joining CET for specialised English language programs.

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May 2016
CET staff at UECA PD Fest

UECA PD Fest: “What I learnt when I stepped outside the classroom”

Aparna Jacob, CET’s Education Manager for University Pathways, delivered an exciting reflection on the influence teachers have in an organisation and the undeniable benefits of empowering teachers, during the last UECA PD Fest.

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May 2016
CET director at NEAS conference

NEAS Conference: When teachers become artists in the classroom

Patrick Pheasant, Director at the University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching (CET) gave a drama(tic) presentation on how teachers can use theatre and role-play in TESOL to create transformative experiences for students.

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