CPD for teacher trainers

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This webinar explores some of the learner’s difficulties with reading and suggests practical strategies and techniques for teachers who want to support struggling readers and improve their reading comprehension.

In this webinar recording the presenters review the concept of reflection and Brookfield’s theory of four lenses in critically reflective teaching practice. They also propose guidelines for teachers to apply useful tools for reflection in each lens.

Colin Bangay looks at teacher education in resource constrained countries.

Alison Barrett MBE, Global Head of the British Council’s English for Education Systems programmes, explores the concept of continuing professional development frameworks and suggests practical ways for policymakers, head teachers, teacher trainers and teachers to improve professional development.

Watch the recording of a webinar held on World Refugee Day (20 June) describing how the British Council's Certificate in Secondary English Language Teaching course is being used with United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) trainers and teachers working with the refugee population in Palestine.

Using examples from their new primary course Oxford Discover, co-authors Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina demonstrate in this webinar how inquiry-based learning stimulates curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking among students, encouraging learners to use their language skills in productive and meaningful ways.

This webinar looks at the creative use of web tools and digital environments to deliver successful learning outcomes.

All teachers want their students to be successful but are we including thinking skills, that will become life skills, with the four skills we are most comfortable teaching? 

An invitation to learn from the author about the world of Little Bridge, the award-winning English Language Learning website/platform that has caught the imagination of young learners around the world.

The 'English My Way' programme provides meaningful professional development to ESOL teachers with little previous training in community organisations across England. This talk demonstrates how this has been achieved and looks at lessons learned.

Dr. Chris Lima discusses the ways of teaching Shakespeare to English language learners in order to make them familiar with his plays while improving their vocabulary and language skills.

This webinar looks at the teaching of English as a Foreign language in pre-primary education and shares the results of a project which investigated the effectiveness of incorporating an English learning area into the children’s play options.

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This webinar looks at starting the transition from teacher to manager - including reasons why you might think about making that move, ways of developing to prepare yourself to take on new responsibilities, and issues that you might want to be aware of.

Based on research into peer observation systems that work (and ones that don't) this webinar seeks to present some ideas for helping make your school's peer observation system as successful and useful as possible, thereby developing both the school itself and the teachers in it.

The webinar explores the reasons behind the failure to implement learner-centred approaches in developing world contexts. Attempts to promote a balanced approach to pedagogy through a teacher education project in Burma are showcased.

Alison Barrett MBE, Global Head of the British Council’s English for Education Systems programmes, explores the concept of continuing professional development frameworks and suggests practical ways for policymakers, head teachers, teacher trainers and teachers to improve professional development.

This talk explores the need to move on from ineffective one-size-fits-all models of in-service teacher training, presents evidence-based findings about the features of continuous professional development activities that make a difference, and focuses on two CPD approaches that put teachers in the driving seat of their development.

Given the breadth of learning needs in any classroom, how can schools best develop policies and practice to respond to this diversity? This webinar demonstrates how to develop a whole school approach to SEN, from policy to practice.

Diana Lea, Editor of the Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English, shows how the award-winning Dictionary of Academic English can support learners in reading academic texts and in using core academic vocabulary accurately and appropriately in their writing.

Katie Quartano and Paul Shaw's practical talk shows how Disabled Access Friendly’s award-winning resources can help teachers explore mobility disability issues, develop students’ social conscience, make lessons meaningful, and encourage critical thinking.

This webinar suggests how tutors can help international students who are entering Higher Education, to develop their academic writing skills, by focusing on reader expectation and on academic requirements and principles.

Using examples from their new primary course Oxford Discover, co-authors Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina demonstrate in this webinar how inquiry-based learning stimulates curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking among students, encouraging learners to use their language skills in productive and meaningful ways.

In this webinar recording the presenters review the concept of reflection and Brookfield’s theory of four lenses in critically reflective teaching practice. They also propose guidelines for teachers to apply useful tools for reflection in each lens.

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