The ELTons Awards ceremony took place on Thursday 4 June 2015. Given below are this year's ELTons award winners.

The British Council Lifetime Achievement Award

Henry Widdowson

This year’s British Council Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Henry Widdowson, is a leading authority in applied linguistics and in communicative language teaching, an approach which stresses the importance of interaction, authentic, natural language, a focus on the learning process, and on the student’s personal experiences both inside and outside the classroom.

Excellence in Course Innovation

Oxford Discover

Lesley Koustaff, Susan Rivers, Kathleen Kampa, Charles Vilina and Kenna Bourke

Oxford University Press

Innovation in Learner Resources

Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English

Diana Lea, Victoria Bull, Suzanne Holloway and Robert Duncan

Oxford University Press, with Paragon Software GmbH (app)

Innovation in Teacher Resources

Life Skills

Carol Higho, Dulcie Ball, Emma-Sue Prince, Rob Nicholas, Chris Rose, Jonathan Marks and various others.  

Macmillan Education

Digital Innovation

Little Bridge

Paul Rogers and Nigel Forward

Little Bridge

Local Innovation

Talk English

Michaela Salmon and Nuala Trace

Manchester Adult Education Service, Manchester City Council with The Department for Communities and Local Government (UK)

The Macmillan Education Award for New Talent in Writing

EAP Shakespeare

Dr Chris Lima