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Educational technology today

Discover the latest developments in educational technology, such as mobile apps, online resources, games and learning platforms.
Chris Edgoose teaching teachers about educational technology


Discover the future of language with ed-tech.

On our Educational Techonology Today course, you will delve into the latest developments in educational technology. You will learn about new tools and also the pedagogical principles and methodologies that underpin them. This will include the use of mobile apps, online resources, games and online learning platforms.

You will also develop your language skills and be more confident in using English in the context of educational technology.

Prefer to join us face-to-face in Cambridge? This course is also available as part of our Bell Teacher Academy offering in Cambridge. Click here for more information.

Minimum age
Minimum language level
Intermediate B1
Course start dates
18 July 2022
1 August 2022
Course length
2 weeks
£200 per week
Olga Kazakhstan
I really enjoy the quality of education at Bell, that's why I keep coming back. My first course was a CELTA, the second was Contemporary English and the third one is CLIL. The next one will definitely be Becoming a Teacher Trainer.
Elisa Spain
I’ve had a great time here at Bell Teacher Academy. I’ve enjoyed meeting people from all over the world and exchanging experiences.
Carla Brazil
At Bell, I found a really deep cultural learning environment which made me excited to go back to work and put it all into practice! As teachers, we have to keep learning so we can engage our students and teach more effectively

Course overview

On this course, you will:

  • Strengthen your understanding of current educational technology and the pedagogical principles and methodologies that underpin it
  • Learn to use online programmes and mobile apps to help learners develop language skills independently
  • Develop your ability to design and use educational materials, resources and tools for inclusive learning
  • Understand how to introduce innovation and change into your organisation through ed-tech
  • Understand the link between face-to-face, blended, online, formal and non-formal education
  • Continue to improved your English language competences

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for teachers who want to maximise the quality of learning in their classroom through technology in their classroom, or explore new developments. It is also great for managers who would like to understand the effectiveness of education technology in their school or institution. Participants should have an Intermediate (B1) language level at a minimum.

Please also note participants should have their own laptop, mobile or device that they are able to use for teaching purposes.

Topics covered:

Each course we run is tailored by our expert tutors to the professional needs and priorities of the participants so content may be adapted to best suit the needs of your group.

Online platforms for blended learning
The flipped classroom
Using mobile apps for language learning
Gamification and games in the classroom
Digital assessment and test creation
Future of ed-tech
Online project work and e-portfolios
Cloud computing and collaboration tools

Sample timetable


Online teaching timetable

Course dates

DELTA online learning


18 July 2022 - 29 July 2022
DELTA online learning


01 August 2022 - 12 August 2022

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