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TTEd SIG PCE, Glasgow, 2017

TTEd SIG PCE, Glasgow, 2017 TTEd SIG Pre-Conference Event: 10.00 to 16.30, Monday, 3 April 2017 Dochart 2, Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow G3 8YW, Scotland How to plan, deliver and evaluate Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes for teachers Many ELT institutions provide professional development programmes to their teachers.In this interactive PCE, we will reflect on ways of:• Planning effective programmes through various means including conducting needs analyses • Discussing the range of channels and activities available • Delivering programmes effectively • Reviewing how to evaluate programmes. The day will include the chance to find out about the role of [...]

By |2019-03-28T11:36:13+00:00March 28th, 2019|Past Events|0 Comments

IATEFL TTED SIG International Conference at Gaziantep, 22-26 April, 2015

IATEFL TTED SIG International Conference at Gaziantep, 22-26 April, 2015 We are pleased to announce the IATEFL TTED SIG International Conference "The Journey from Input to Interaction in English Language Learning", to be held at Gaziantep 22-26 April, 2015. Our desire is to provide the grounds for a large number of scholars and presenters in our field to discuss the theoretical and practical aspects of the past and present ideas and practices in English Language Teaching and Learning. Gaziantep University will host the event in an excellent venue located in the southern part of Turkey. We plan to cover all [...]

By |2019-03-28T12:14:18+00:00March 28th, 2019|Past Events|0 Comments

TTEd SIG PCE, Manchester 2015

TTEd SIG PCE, Manchester 2015 Based on 2014 Harrogate TTEd PCE feedback, 2015 Manchester PCE aims to provide participants with an updated view of various issues in the field of teacher training. Our PCE theme is:- "Exploring Trainee and Trainer Beliefs and Practices" It is now well-established that ELT professionals' beliefs influence both how they learn and how they behave and in teacher training and education contexts the beliefs of trainees and trainers will thus interact in defining the impact that the training has. In this interactive event we will investigate how beliefs impinge on teacher training and education and [...]

By |2019-03-28T12:07:41+00:00March 28th, 2019|Past Events|0 Comments

TTEd SIG Events Webinars

TTEd SIG Events Webinars We are delighted to inform you that our first webinar will be held on Monday 13 October at 13.30 (BST). Deniz Kurtoğlu Eken will talk about ”Professional Development and Self-assessment: the EPG and the EAQUALS TDFRAM” In this webinar Deniz will look at two recent professional development and self assessment tools: the European Profiling Grid (EPG) and the EAQUALS Teacher Training and Development Framework (TDFRAM). Deniz will briefly discuss the key principles behind the tools and how we can make use of them as teachers, trainers and managers. Colleagues who will be joining the webinar are [...]

By |2019-03-28T12:02:09+00:00March 28th, 2019|Past Events|0 Comments

TTEd SIG Events, 2011-13

TTEd SIG Events, 2011-13 TTEd SIG Events Blog TTEd SIG Events Blog here for the latest inofrmation about the SIG events TTEd SIG PCE, Harrogate 2014 2013 was an active year for TTEd SIG. We were involved in several events in different parts of the world (Beijing- China, Mugla - Turkey) and our PCE at Liverpool was a success. Our Newsletters reached our members, our Facebook account/ blog are very active and we are working very hard to make Harrogate 2014 PCE a great success with our celebrity speaker TESSA WOODWARD who will be with us all day long. We [...]

By |2019-03-28T11:59:28+00:00March 28th, 2019|Past Events|0 Comments

FLE Joint Conference: Unity in Diversity

FLE Joint Conference: Unity in Diversity About the Event Foreign Language Educators' (FLE) Joint Conference is collaboratively organized by TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Başkent University, Turkish Aeronautical Association University, and Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University under the theme of "Unity in Diversity". This year, the conference will be organized in collaboration with IATEFL TTEd Special Interest Group and TESOL Turkey. The conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in foreign language teaching & learning and offer a showcase for insightful studies in an array of areas & engaging talks touching upon our lives both as professionals and [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:18:24+00:00March 28th, 2019|Past Events|0 Comments

Planning, managing and implementing INSETT programmes

Planning, managing and implementing INSETT programmes with experienced teachers in mind IATEFL TTEd SIG is really looking forward to hosting Gabriel Diaz Maggiole for his webinar on 25th May. Topic: “Planning, managing and implementing INSETT programmes with experienced teachers in mind.” In this webinar we will use a "backward design" mind frame to explore how to plan, manage and implement professional development of experienced teachers. These are a curious crew as they may sometimes feel that, given their expertise, they have not much more to learn. We will address current challenges and explore potential solutions while opening up options for [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:20:21+00:00March 27th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on Planning, managing and implementing INSETT programmes

IATEFL LIVERPOOL 2019 BESIG & TTEd SIG Joint PCE

IATEFL LIVERPOOL 2019 BESIG & TTEd SIG Joint PCE Understanding what we really mean by soft skills in the context of teacher education The session will begin with getting participants to identify different types of soft skills (in a structured way), and fit them into a framework to create a common set of terms to help future discussion.  We will link this to the Cambridge Framework for Life Competencies.  We will then look at Can Do statements for soft skills that are part of the Framework, which will help participants to think about what those skills really mean in practice, [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:21:03+00:00March 26th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on IATEFL LIVERPOOL 2019 BESIG & TTEd SIG Joint PCE

8TEEd – March 2019 eBulletin

eBulletin - March 2019 IATEFL LIVERPOOL 2019 BESIG & TTED SIG   JOINT PCE April 1, 2019: Training (Business) English teachers to prepare learners for modern workplaces: Integration of soft skills Our speakers in this particular event and their presentations are: 1-      Ben Knight, Director of ELT Research at Cambridge University Press “Understanding what we really mean by soft skills in the context of teacher education” 2-      Gordon Lewis, from Laureate Network Universities “Incorporating workplace readiness skills: Successes, challenges and opportunities” 3-       Ros Wright , Freelancer “Incorporating workplace readiness skills: Successes, challenges and opportunities” You still have time to register! J [...]

By |2019-03-23T19:55:49+00:00March 7th, 2019|E-bulletins|0 Comments

CPD for New Teacher Trainers

Date: Saturday 9th March at 2pm GMT Presenter: Marisa Constantinides Description: From teacher to teacher educator is a career move that many teachers find themselves contemplating and/or pursuing, some as a natural next step to their ELT career and some as a result of relevant studies at postgraduate level. Once ‘in the field’ though, there is little there to help the new/novice trainer with their continuous professional development. In this talk, I hope to share some ideas and available resources to help new trainers who may feel isolated and lack opportunities for further development in their local context. You can have access [...]

By |2019-03-28T04:46:16+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Webinars|0 Comments