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Teacher training and development videos

The British Council seminar series brings ELT professionals together to discuss the latest developments in ELT. Each seminar is recorded and published here. If you are in the UK and would like to attend a seminar, click here to find out more.

Browse the seminar collection or use our site search facility to select seminars by topic. 

Seminars

Image Live lesson: dogme

British Council Seminars' first live lesson was taught by Luke Meddings. Watch footage of the 'dogme' lesson as well as a recording of the follow up question and answer session.  November 2011, London.

Image EAP: how is it different from other forms of ELT?

Olwyn Alexander and Sue Argent show how EAP is different from ELT by comparing how the two approaches would deal with the same topic using different texts and tasks. November 2011, Glasgow.

Image How technology can revolutionise the way we give feedback

Russell Stannard outlines some changes that technology is driving in English language teaching, particularly in EAP. November 2011, Glasgow.

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Gavin Dudeney considers the question 'What is digital literacy?' and looks at the implications for teachers and learners. October 2011, Bournemouth.

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Liam Brown reflects on how you might 'survive' as an English language teacher and work on your own professional development. October 2011, London.

Image The ESOL debate, London 2011

Philida Schellekens provides an introduction and feedback on a debate about the state of ESOL teaching and learning in the UK. September 2011, London.