Due Date: November 2, 2018

The call for applications for the ELTons Development Awards 2019 is now open. The British Council is trying to find the most recent and most ingenious resources to find out and teach English, throughout the complete breadth of media (non-digital or digital) and from a wide array of contexts worldwide.

Now in their seventeenth year, the ELTons commemorate the most initial courses, publications, jobs, apps and platforms, and more, which are discovering brand-new methods to assist English language students and instructors around the globe accomplish their objectives. The awards likewise identify the organisations, groups and people whose initial methods are assisting to form the future of English language mentor and knowing.

Have you produced an English language mentor or finding out item, publication, or service that is both practical and ingenious in the last 2 years? This is for you!

If you’re a teacher in a low-resource context, a member of a global group or organisation– big or little– or an author or business owner flying solo, they wish to speak with you. If you have actually been associated with the development of brand-new resources in assistance of high quality English language education in the last 2 years, make your submission to the ELTons Development Awards 2019.

Award Classifications

  1. Quality in course development — Courses utilizing a fresh range of material, formats or media, to assist students accomplish extending levels of English language efficiency.
  2. Development in instructor resources — Resources supporting English language mentor experts, whether through instructor training, education, or continuing expert advancement.
  3. Development in student resources — Solutions, activities, products or works utilizing ingenious methods to enhance English language students’ efficiency in vocabulary, grammar, fluency, responsive and efficient abilities, or essential language abilities for research study, life and/or work.
  4. Digital development — Usage of digital innovation or media– cutting edge innovations, or initial usage of existing innovation– to benefit premium English language knowing.
  5. Regional development (in collaboration with Cambridge Evaluation English) — Resources or jobs innovating to fulfill particular, regional requirements, within regional, nationwide or local contexts around the globe.


Those effective in ending up being an ELTons finalist will be informed in April 2019 and get an invite to sign up with visitors from throughout worldwide English language education, at the extremely expected ELTons Awards event, hosted in London (UK), in June 2019.


The British Council is dedicated to ensuring the ELTons Development Awards are inclusive and show the broad variety of English language education around the globe.

They invite and motivate applications from all backgrounds, consisting of from:

  • Those who speak English as a 2nd or other language.
  • Varied citizenships and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Low-resource in addition to much better resourced contexts.
  • Throughout the regional/rural and city divide.
  • Handicapped candidates, in addition to those establishing resources for handicapped students and instructors.
  • They likewise want to see great gender balance amongst candidates.


Make your application utilizing the type listed below. Complete details on award classifications and eligibility, in addition to the application and evaluating procedures can be discovered the accompanying assistance.

Following submission of your entry (by the due date of Friday 2 November 2018) applications go through an extensive, three-round evaluating procedure to evaluate the practical and ingenious elements of each submission. The specialist panels of judges work separately, separately and behind closed doors, utilizing the Delphi technique, implying that even judges will not understand the winners up until the awards event in June 2019.

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For additional information, go to ELTons Development Awards

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