Project title Brief description Rationale how will it help Eaquals and its members?
A. Eaquals events in member
Consider reviving the Eaquals national
representative scheme to develop opportunities
for local Eaquals events.
To promote Eaquals activities and services in national and local contexts
To encourage more language teaching professionals to attend Professional
Development events with Eaquals representation
To provide regular PD opportunities beyond the annual Eaquals meetings
To create and/or enhance Eaquals networks at national level
To enrich the exchange of professional ideas, research and projects
To increase Eaquals institutional and individual membership
B. Certificate validation scheme
for teacher development
A teacher development certificate validation
scheme, linking internal professional
development to the EPG and the TD-FRAM
To help members review and develop their professional development
To provide a framework for ongoing teacher development
To encourage structured in-house recognition of achievement
Employers who can offer such a scheme will attract better staff, and improve
overall teaching quality in their centres
C. Online bulletin board An online forum only for Eaquals
members/partners where members can seek
speakers for an event; promote a free course;
seek partners for training, consultancy etc
To create more effective networking opportunities between and among
members/partners beyond the annual Eaquals meetings and conferences;
To provide an ongoing platform that will help promote the exchange of
professional ideas, research and projects
To provide a focused and filtered forum for the announcement and
promotion of key events, calls and offers by members/partners
D. Eaquals exchange programme To set up a scheme to facilitate staff and/or
students exchange between members.
To increase the visibility of the Eaquals network by using the international
network in a tangible fashion, to encourage the development of joint projects
between members, and to encourage the sharing of best practice.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Postal address: PO Box 95 Budapest H-1301 Hungary Eaquals is a registered UK charity 1143547
Eaquals is a company limited by guarantee and registered 07727406 in England & Wales at 16 Stukeley Street, London, UK, WC2B 5LQ
E. Online forum for academic
An online forum for academic managers to
exchange ideas and provide a support network.
This would help all members but particularly those who cannot attend meetings
every year. As Eaquals becomes more global, this would enhance communication
between all members.
F. Technology in the classroom
special interest group
Set up a Special Interest Group/project to focus
on issues around using technology in language
As more members use technology to support language learning, sharing best
practice could help the Eaquals network to test different ideas for classroom use.
G. Interactive Eaquals CEFR
Put the Eaquals bank of descriptors online, with
the facility for people to upload / share teaching
ideas and label them with relevant descriptors
and topics. SIP groups could develop a bank of
ideas to help users translate descriptors into
To help Eaquals members use the CEFR in day-to-day class activities and
develop a bank of classroom activities in different languages.
H. Marketing special interest
Set up a Special Interest Group/project with a
To work together to raise local and market awareness of Eaquals as a whole
To promote benefits such as the Certificate of Achievement scheme
To share ideas for marketing which could benefit individual members.
I. Publication of Eaquals
Make full reports or detailed results of
inspections available to the general public.
Some marketing departments would like to show customers how their Eaquals
inspection results so that potential clients can compare them with other
providers (the British Council have started uploading full reports to their