How to Fear Less
13 Feb 2019
How to Fear LessBy Mark Hedges, ACE TeacherAbout the Lectureship SeriesThe Lectureship Series provides a platform for formal lectures by professionals on a wide variety of subjects relevant to contemporary, local and international issues. The audience is typically ACE Pre-Departure Training (PDT) Program students, other ACE students and alumni, and study abroad alumni, among other interested parties.Lectureship Series presentations benefit the audience by being in English with a format to share information, think critically, have open discussions and ask questions. This enables the audience to engage, learn, and develop personally and Read more..
Jaya House – One Year Later
31 Jan 2019
Jaya House – One Year LaterBy Anna TorkkolaPhotographs by Pheakdey KhlokWhen walking into Jaya House River Park, one can’t help but notice the enthusiasm of the staff. This exquisite five-star hotel located on the banks of the Siem Reap River caters not only to affluent travellers, but to the whole Siem Reap community. This became clear immediately when I spoke to the owner, Christian De Boer. Christian is particularly well-known around town for his efforts to reduce our collective negative impact on the environment. He makes a point of encouraging his Read more..
ACE Teacher Speaks at Ignite Phnom Penh
23 Jan 2019
ACE Teacher Speaks at Ignite Phnom PenhBy Khema Vatey Soeun, ACE TeacherIgnite Talks is a public speaking platform where each presenter has 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds, accumulating to five minutes. It was started in 2006 by Brady Forrest and Bre Pettis. Since the first event took place in Seattle, USA, Ignite has become an international phenomenon, with events organised in over 350 locations around the world from the UK to Germany, Finland, Egypt, India, China, Korea, Japan and Australia.Ignite was brought to Cambodia for the first time Read more..
Over 400 Students Attended the UK Education & Scholarship Expo
23 Jan 2019
Over 400 Students Attended the UK Education & Scholarship ExpoBy I’mACE TeamOrganised by IDP Education (Cambodia), the UK Education & Scholarship Expo brought together 14 UK education institutions. The Expo, which took place on 19 January 2019 at ACE Tuol Kork Campus in Phnom Penh, provided an opportunity for students and parents to receive face-to-face advice and guidance on study options in the UK.The event is one of the largest UK education showcases in Cambodia, a world leader in international education and student placement services for the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Read more..
Cambodia to Host 1700 Delegates from Over 30 Countries at CamTESOL Conference
22 Jan 2019
Cambodia to Host 1700 Delegates from Over 30 Countries at CamTESOL ConferenceBy I'mACE Team The CamTESOL Conference Series is a premiere professional development and networking platform in the Asia-Pacific region. CamTESOL is hosted annually by IDP Education (Cambodia), a world leader in international student placement and education services with relevant stakeholders in Cambodia and internationally. HE Dr Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Officially Opening the 14th CamTESOL ConferenceThe 15th CamTESOL Conference will be held in Phnom Penh on 15–17 February 2019 with the theme, “Teachers as Learners”. It is Read more..
Computer-delivered IELTS officially launched at the IELTS Cambodia Official Test Centre
21 Jan 2019
Computer-delivered IELTS officially launched at the IELTS Cambodia Official Test CentreComputer-delivered IELTS (CDI) was officially launched on Saturday 19 January 2019 with the dedicated CDI Lab opened by Her Excellency Tina Redshaw, British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia and Mr Mao Sreng, Country Director of IDP Education Cambodia.With the first test set to take place on Saturday 26 January 2019 in IDP’s dedicated computer lab, the new option enables test takers to get their results faster (in 5 – 7 days) and to choose from more test dates. The Ribbon Cutting Read more..
An Interview with the Former Director of ACE, Ms Louise FitzGerald
15 Jan 2019
An Interview with the Former Director of ACE, Ms Louise FitzGeraldBy I’mACE TeamBackgroundI’mACE Magazine recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ms Louise FitzGerald, who was in key management roles at the Australian Centre for Education (ACE), an English school that has been operating in Cambodia since 1992. ACE is. She began as one of ACE’s Director of Studies in 2002 and then became the Director of ACE until her departure in 2012. Read the following interview for an insider’s perspective on the history of ACE and how it has Read more..
CamTESOL Supports Teachers’ Professional Development
11 Jan 2019
CamTESOL Supports Teachers’ Professional DevelopmentBy I’mACE TeamCamTESOL seeks to support the professional development of ELT professionals through the conference itself, and also, by supporting past delegates to attend other international ELT conferences. Below you will read about the experiences of past CamTESOL delegates who presented at other international ELT conferences in 2018, and how CamTESOL helped prepare them to succeed.Presenters Share their ExperiencesI recently presented at JALT 2018 on critical pedagogy in ELT. Attending JALT as an international delegate, representing CamTESOL, was an unforgettable experience. I was fortunate to meet all Read more..
Using Daily Entertainment to Improve Language Learning Habits
04 Jan 2019
Using Daily Entertainment to Improve Language Learning Habits By Lida Chea, ACE Teacher At each of the five campuses of the Australian Centre for Education (ACE), an English school that has been operating in Cambodia since 1992, workshops that target specific skills and present resources to support their language development are provided to students.Recently at ACE Tuol Kork campus, a workshop on technology was held for Young Learners’ (YL) Program students. The prevalence of smartphones and other technology is undeniable, especially among teenagers: this age group makes up the majority of YL Read more..
ACE Tuol Kork Campus Builds Teamwork
04 Jan 2019
ACE Tuol Kork Campus Builds TeamworkBy Reaksmeypich Khlaing, ACE TeacherScientifically, humans are social animals. This simply means that our survival instinct is based on our interactions with one another. For that reason, the Australian Centre for Education (ACE) ensures that its students absorb this social skill. As a centre specialising in English language training, ACE also ensures that its students learn various other skills while using the English language, including teamwork. These skills embody some of the core values of the education provided to students at ACE. Presentations of the final projectsAn Read more..
The Grammar Club’s First Anniversary at ACE Tuol Kork Campus
04 Jan 2019
The Grammar Club’s First Anniversary at ACE Tuol Kork CampusBy Lynin Thy, ACE TeacherAs a teacher at the Australian Centre for Education (ACE), an English school that has been operating in Cambodia since 1992, we work to supplement students’ learning outside the classroom through various programs. Since ACE’s Tuol Kork campus first opened in early 2018, the campus has been hosting student engagement programs to support students’ language development. The Grammar Club is one of those initiatives. Grammar Club Students participating in an activityAlthough grammar is often the most challenging aspect of Read more..
UK Universities to Showcase Study Opportunities in Cambodia
02 Jan 2019
UK Universities to Showcase Study Opportunities in CambodiaBy I’mACE TeamOrganised by IDP Education (Cambodia), the UK Education & Scholarship Expo on 19 January 2019 will bring UK education institutions to ACE Tuol Kork Campus in Phnom Penh to provide face-to-face advice and guidance to students and parents on study options in the UK.The event is one of the largest UK education showcases in Cambodia coordinated by IDP Education, a world leader in international education and student placement services for the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the US and Ireland. IDP Education Read more..