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.

This webinar recording is aimed at teacher educators who are involved in mentoring. The presenter, Doina Fleanta, explores the skill of 'noticing'.

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.

This guide provides valuable information and suggestions on how to make formal observations effective and useful.

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.

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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.

This guide provides valuable information and suggestions on how to make formal observations effective and useful.

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.

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.

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.

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

This handbook has one simple purpose. That is, to provide some practical suggestions for language teachers. It may be that you are thinking about setting up an association or that you have already started an association and would like more ideas on certain aspects. The suggestions which are presented here are all based on the practical experience of teachers in many parts of the world.

This 96-page handbook, published in 2009, has been produced for English teachers, by English teachers. It provides you with good practical advice and ideas on how to become more aware and integrate aspects of equal opportunity and diversity into your work.

David Hayes

This accessible and informative report considers current best practice for teaching English as a Foreign Language in the primary sector. Based on three case studies of high performing education systems, the report’s recommendations will be of interest to anyone concerned with English at primary level.

This workshop addresses the gulf between teaching practice as part of a pre-service course and the reality of teaching a full timetable and additional administrative tasks.

In this session Fiona Dunlop explores ways of identifying what motivates the teachers you manage and how to encourage them to take ownership of their CPD in a way that will benefit not only the teacher but the organisation too. The session covers areas such as developmental observation techniques and focussed action research for teachers.

 

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