ELTons awards ceremony attendees

The ELTons are the only international awards for innovation in English language teaching, learning and assessment 

In the English teaching world, the ELTons are considered a mark of quality as well as originality. Entrants are diverse. They include materials writers, teachers, test writers, school owners, academics and programmers, as well as publishers and EdTech companies. Applications, and winners, come from around the globe.

In 2022, the ELTons saw an impressive field of 150 entries from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, spanning the different needs of English language learners at every age, in diverse contexts.

ELTons finalists and winners report that the awards raise the profile of their work and allow them to reach new networks and audiences. 

Celebrating diversity, promoting accessibility 

The British Council is committed to ensuring the ELTons Innovation Awards are inclusive and reflect the broad diversity of English language education around the world. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds.