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
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
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
Carol Higho, Dulcie Ball, Emma-Sue Prince, Rob Nicholas, Chris Rose, Jonathan Marks and various others.
Paul Rogers and Nigel Forward
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
Dr Chris Lima