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Soft skills in language teaching

Relationships are key in the teachers’ job. Teachers interact with students daily and they also have to manage a wide range of relationships with school officials and students’ families.  Language teachers also have the delicate task of introducing students to an...

Learn and Share English: A young professional is changing English language education in Latin America

An interview with Mr Cristhian Ortiz Elizarbe, the CEO & Founder at Learn and Share English.

Peru’s Most Impactful Language Teachers

A list of Peru’s impactful language teachers

Why engaging language teaching methods are important: How to engage the isolated learner?

Since the pandemic both students and teachers had to accommodate to online learning either through online meetings or the use of online teaching platforms like Reactored. Online platforms are great tools for teachers to use when it comes to online teaching, but...

The rise of the Finnish EdTech market

Recently HolonIQ, a leading education market intelligence platform, has selected a list of the 50 most innovative EdTech companies from across the Nordic-Baltic region. As it seems, Finland ranked as the country with the most companies on the list - with 14 companies...

Changes in English teaching in Finnish compulsory education

It is a widely known fact that children learn foreign languages the best while at a young age. Many studies show and suggest that the best time to learn is before the age of ten because at this stage of life the language is learnt and acquired faster, retained better...

A look into embodied learning

The fruitful use of embodied learning techniques within different educational contexts has given further confirmation that everyone learns differently from the others. This applies especially to the study of languages which, as has been shown, can follow different...

Are non-native teachers second class teachers?

More often than we may think, companies and several students prefer native language teachers when it comes to learning a new foreign language. The native speaker fallacy persists to some extent in different parts of the world. Does it mean they are better teachers? In...

Sanako Language Ambassadors Peru

Sanako, A Finnish Educational Tech Company, launched in July 2020 the corporate responsibility program Language Ambassadors with a mission to help at least 1 million new people to acquire second language skills. The Language Ambassadors program has already reached out...

Design thinking in language teaching

Hybridization is a powerful transformation factor. When two disciplines hybridize, they can produce truly amazing innovations. This is what happens, for example, when design and language teaching meet. In this article we want to investigate the usefulness of applying...