I was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in 2017 in recognition of my prominent contribution to language education. The RSA is an enlightenment organisation which is committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 28,000-strong Fellowship, it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we […]
I have received a number of awards and honours for my work in language education.
In 2013 Film English won the most prestigious award in English language teaching – a British Council ELTons award for Innovation in Teacher Resources. The ELTons reward educational resources that help English language learners and teachers to achieve their goals.
In December 2013 Film English also won the MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media, the most important media and education award in Europe. The jury of 119 media and education experts from 28 countries decided that Film English was the best entry submitted by teachers, students, learners, parents, professors, individual or organisational representatives in primary […]
I was presented with the English Speaking Union President’s Award Runner-up prize by Princess Anne in 2014 . The prize was awarded for innovation and good design in the use of technology, for the teaching, learning and advancement of English as a second or foreign language.
My book Film in Action: Teaching language using moving images, (Delta Publishing) was shortlisted in the English-Speaking Union English Language Awards in the Resources for Teachers Award category in 2016. The ESU’s English Language Awards help to celebrate and reward innovation and good practice in the field of English Language and English Language teaching. The awards […]
In 2011 Film English was voted the Best Individual Blog in the prestigious Edublog Awards which are considered the most important awards in the field of education blogs.
In 2011 Film English was voted Runner-up in the prestigious Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards.