Supporting and mentoring teachers

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Find out more about what supporting and mentoring teachers involves. You can also try out some reflective tasks to develop your mentoring skills.

In this webinar recording, Sarah Priestley looks at key steps and effective tools to use when mentoring and supporting teachers.

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 book is a collection of essays written by  teachers and academics working and researching in contexts where Native English-Speaking Teachers (NESTs) are employed and work on a daily basis with Local English Teachers (LETs). A range of perspectives are explored, such as the daily practices of LETs and NESTs; how LETs and NESTs can work together; as well as issues pertaining to the employment of NESTs. This unique, insightful and challenging collection provides a thought-provoking read.

This guide looks at how to promote a positive attitude towards peer observation and a shared sense of collaboration, which will in turn enhance the satisfaction and performance of individual teachers and teaching teams.

In this article Tessa Woodward explores ways to keep on developing as a teacher trainer and looks at how and why we should try to improve our training repertoire.

In this extract Marisa Constantinides presents activities to develop teachers' creative thinking skills.

Blandine Akoue, Jean-Clair Nguemba Ndong, Justine Okomo Allogo, Adrian Tennant

’Starter Teachers: A methodology course for the classroom’ is aimed at equipping teacher trainers in low-resource contexts with skills and techniques they can use to play an active role in starter teachers’ continuous professional development. The book is the work of participants from a Hornby Regional School held by British Council Senegal in Libreville, Gabon in September 2014.

Edited by George Pickering and Professor Paul Gunashekar

This volume is a compilation of some select presentations made at the fourth International Teacher Educator Conference on the theme 'Innovation in English Language Teacher Education' held at Hyderabad, India on 21–23 February 2014.

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