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A learning-centred approach to session evaluation

A learning-centred approach to session evaluation by Rachel Tsateri Based on my experience as a trainee or webinar participant, I have noticed  it is usually up to the trainer to decide whether a session has been  successful or not.  On some occasions, feedback is obtained from participants by using: exit tickets, i.e., little slips of paper with questions about the session which participants complete before leaving. Google Jamboard for anonymous feedback in the online environment. Online Zoom polls launched at the end, asking to what extent the session was useful. Mentimeter polls, requesting trainees to describe their experience using an [...]

By |2021-08-21T05:18:13+00:00August 11th, 2021|Best Practices|0 Comments

Team planning for methods and approaches

Best practices - Team planning for methods and approaches   Jim Fuller, Sponge ELT   Experimenting with different methods and approaches is something that all teachers should do as it aids in expanding their repertoire of teaching skills, raises awareness of potentially beneficial viewpoints, and increases their ability to use principled eclecticism in the modern classroom. However, while this idea of experimental practice is not new, it is often largely left to diploma-level courses or for those teachers that are generally considered ‘the ideas people’. One way in which trainers might wish to introduce or encourage other teachers to work [...]

By |2021-05-18T12:13:56+00:00May 18th, 2021|Best Practices|0 Comments


Trends in teacher training: The needs of trainers in different contexts TTEdSIG invites trainers from around the world to a day filled with engaging topics on current trends in teacher training, as we aim to help trainers apply new insights into the particular needs and constraints of their training contexts. This year’s PCE is featuring four prominent members of our ELT community, Penny Ur, Sue Garton, Russell Stannard and Briony Beaven. Our remarkable line of speakers will share their knowledge, experience and thoughts with the teacher trainers and educators. Our PCE participants will be able to discuss pertinent issues such as dealing [...]

By |2021-12-01T14:19:01+00:00May 12th, 2021|Past Events|0 Comments

1st May 2021- One Day Online Conference

  IATEFL Teacher Training and Education Development SIG is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a one-day online conference on 1st May 2021.The event will focus on how the following areas support teachers and teacher trainers in being able to reflect and reconnect upon old and new practices and continue their professional development in an ever changing world: Online Training, Teacher Training Frameworks, Dialogic Pedagogy, Trainer Well-Being, Trainer autonomy, Reflective Thinking in Teacher Training, Digital tools in Teacher Training For more information on the speakers, please visit https://ttedsig.iatefl.org/. This event will take place from 09.00 - 16.15 UK time. [...]

By |2021-12-01T14:19:19+00:00April 21st, 2021|Past Events|0 Comments

E-Bulletin September 2020

Save the Date: TTEdSIG Open Forum We organized an Open Forum to update our members as well as potential TTEdSIG members. It will take place on October 17, 2020, on Saturday at 2 pm BST. We will start by informing you how to register. Please visit: https://tinyurl.com/TTEdOpenForum  The aims of our meeting is to introduce the TTEdSIG committee members and get to know other TTEdSIG members, to inform them about what the SIG has been doing in the past 18 months and to discuss possibilities for future activities. The Open Forum will have an interactive, caring and sharing kind of [...]

By |2020-11-28T09:26:01+00:00November 28th, 2020|E-bulletins|0 Comments

E-Bulletin July 2020

TTEd Webinar links and other resources Our members can reach webinar recordings and newsletters by logging onto the main IATEFL website and clicking on the Resources tab followed by the SIG resources tab. We have held webinars with highly renowned names in our field including Anthony Gaughan, Lindsay Clanfield, Gabriel Diaz Maggioli, Marisa Constantinides, Kathleen Graves, and Russell Stannard. We will be organising a new series as of November 2020 with four new speakers in the new academic season. Save the Date TTEd SIG has been invited to join the LAMSIG Panel on Teacher Training July 24, @10 BST. So, [...]

By |2020-11-28T09:25:22+00:00November 28th, 2020|E-bulletins|0 Comments

E-Bulletin May 2020

TTEd Webinar-  Tools and Techniques for delivering training online by Russell Stannard - May 30th  2020 In this session, Russell will highlight the key tools and techniques needed to deliver effective and efficient online teacher training courses. Focusing on only the key technologies, Russell will highlight how he has managed to run successful online courses both as part of NILE as well as within his own organisation www.teachertrainingvideos.com. A talk packed full of ideas covering not only the delivery of online teacher training courses but also issues such as assessment, feedback, group dynamics and much more. Join us on May [...]

By |2020-11-28T09:24:43+00:00November 28th, 2020|E-bulletins|0 Comments

E-Bulletin March 2020

TTEd Manchester 2020 PCE: ‘Trends in teacher training: The needs of trainers in different contexts.’  TTEdSIG members and guests can look forward to a day of engaging topics covering the latest trends in teacher training.  The wide range of themes brought by the impressive group of speakers assembled for the day’s event will help trainers to apply new insights into the particular needs and contexts of their training realities. Five well-known members of the ELT community – Penny Ur, Sue Garton, Kathleen Graves, Russell Stannard and Briony Beaven – will share their knowledge, experience and thoughts with teacher trainers and [...]

By |2020-11-28T09:23:57+00:00November 28th, 2020|E-bulletins|0 Comments