Cambridge English Language Assessment and Bell Competitions 2013

The Competition

The Cambridge English Language Assessment/Bell Teacher Competition 2013 is open to all teachers who teach English as a foreign language. It is a writing competition requiring an entry of up to 300 words. The winners will be flown to the UK and attend a teacher development course at Bell's teacher campus, based in the University of Cambridge. You must read and agree to the terms and conditions before you enter the competition.

The topic and submitting your entry

Please write no more than 300 words on the following topic:

How have you put blended learning (i.e. combining online and classroom learning) or technology into practice to help your students prepare for an exam? How did you know this method was successful?

The prize

Three winners will be chosen to attend a two-week teacher development course at Bell's Homerton College Campus, Cambridge. The dates of the course will be 14–27 July 2013 so you must be available on these dates.

The prize includes:

The conditions for the course are subject to Bell’s terms and conditions which you can read here.

The Courses at Bell

When submitting your entry you will need to choose in advance the subject of the course you wish to attend from 14–27 July 2013. Please also read the terms and conditions which apply to the teacher courses at Bell and check the course content and other important information on the links below:

  1. Language and methodology refresher (secondary/adult)
  2. Language and methodology refresher (young learners)
  3. An introduction to using new technology in the classroom
  4. Creativity in the classroom
  5. Contemporary English
  6. Language Improvement
  7. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) - Secondary
  8. Bringing British Culture to Life
  9. Teaching English for Academic Purposes
  10. Teaching Business English
  11. From English Language Teacher to Academic Manager


Competition opens: Monday 14 January 2013

Competition closes: all entries must be received by midnight GMT on Friday 26 April 2013

Winner contacted: by 10 May 2013

Teacher's course: 14–27 July 2013

Terms and Conditions

You will be asked to tick a box when completing the entry form to say you have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Watch a video of last year's winning teachers in Cambridge.