We are two students of Garbí Pere Vergés school and for five days we have been in a kind of internship program that our school organises in order to get in touch with the labour market and have a close look at working life. Fortunately, we were assigned to the company we had applied for: Exams Catalunya, and we really enjoyed the experience.
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If you are preparing students for the Cambridge exams one of the best resources available is the series of Handbooks for Teachers published by Cambridge. Far from being simply a description of the contents of each exam, the Handbooks are very teacher friendly and contain a wealth of information and teaching tips which can help […]
Over the past week it’s been our great pleasure to welcome to our workplace Gerard and Aleix from Escola Garbí Pere Vergés in Badalona. They chose to spend time at Exams Catalunya for work experience and they were most helpful and, we hope, learned a lot about how an exam centre works, and what the […]
On November 19th the Exams Catalunya 4th Annual ELT Conference will take place at the Esade Forum in Pedralbes, Barcelona. The event, which has become one of the highlights of the ELT professional’s year, brings together teachers and other ELT professionals for a day full of professional development and networking. This year’s plenary sessions will […]
As the long summer holidays draw to a close, it’s time for English teachers and students to start thinking about the new school year. A new school year is an exciting time; it’s a new start and a great opportunity for change and development. At the beginning of a natural year, many people make New […]
Exams Catalunya is proud to announce its third annual conference for ELT professionals. This year’s event will take place in a beautiful neoclassical building, the ICAB Palauet Casades in the centre of Barcelona. The general theme of the event is Exploring the importance of English: Intercultural communication and personal enrichment and economic improvement. The aim […]
Feel more confident in your teaching and get some great ideas to inspire your learners with Cambridge English’s 5 Teaching Challenges. With each Challenge, you explore a key area of teaching in five simple steps. Each step takes just 1–2 hours to complete. Each week, you’ll be emailed a new step, with links to all […]
The focus this year is Insights into the Future: the impact of English language learning on society, technology supported language learning and the growth of computer-based exams. We will also be presenting the changes to Cambridge English: First (FCE) and Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) due to take effect in 2015. This programme of training […]
During the month of August we ran our annual CELTA course. CELTA is one of the most widely taken qualifications of its kind and provides trainees with the opportunity to live and work abroad and pursue a highly rewarding teaching career. This year our trainees were mix of both brand new teachers who had not […]
Hace unas semanas anunciamos que uno de nuestros Preparation Centres, Complementos Activitats Pedagògiques, había sido nominado a los Premios Centros Preparadores Cambridge English 2014 en la categoría de “Comunicación”. Hoy os traemos la entrevista completa que Cambridge English le ha hecho a Deborah G. Watson, la directora del centro fundado hace 33 años. Podéis leerla aquí.