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John Hankinson


Language Centre

Contact Details


tel: +44) (0)1905 855077

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research


Main area of research is in e Learning, distributed learning and cross-disciplinary approaches to learning languages, (CLIL).

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies



Electronic version (CD-ROM) of Saudi National Curriculum Document (English, EFL), with electronic links and annotations, pub. British Council Saudi Arabia, 2008

Report and Recommendations, Global Opportunities Fund Project (for Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia): Saudi Arabia Textbook Project, pub. British Embassy/British Council Saudi Arabia, July 2008. (With S. Neilson).

Editorial input: Backpack 1, 2 and 3, (Pupils’ Book, Teachers’ Book, Workbook, Bahrain Edition), Pub. Longman-Pearson, Librairie du Liban, 2008-9.

The English Language Assistant, (e Languages platform), pub. British Council/e Languages/DFE UK, 2008. E Languages 2012.

New Directions: Assessment and Evaluation, Ed. Dr Philip Powell-Davies. Published British Council 2012. ISBN 978-0-86355-680-7 (Chapter 11: Classroom Observation and Teacher Assessment: ‘8 Photographs’).




ICT in Education, pub. British Council, September 2007.

Accent on Accent, pub. Times Educational Supplement, October, 1997.

Words At The Touch of a Keyboard, pub. Times Educational Supplement, Jan. 1997.


Conference papers

New Directions: Assessment and Evaluation Symposium, British Council, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia July 2011. Classroom observations and teacher assessment. Looking at the Whole Picture.

MELTA Conference Penang Malaysia May 2008. Approaches to use of technology in the language classroom.

E Learning Conference, University of Bahrain, January 2008. The uses of e learning in a university language centre. (Keynote speaker).

ASIATEFL Kuala Lumpur June 2007. Electronic resource banking for language teaching.


External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities