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IATEFL 2020 TTEd SIG PCE- Briony Beaven

Briony Beaven is another speaker for our upcoming IATEFL TTEd SIG Pre Conference Event with the theme: "Trends in teacher training: The needs of trainers in different contexts". Here are the details about Briony's talk. You wouldn't want to miss it 🙂 Abstract:Training needs of experienced teacher trainers Experienced teacher trainers’ needs vary considerably and so the most powerful impetus to growth may lie in the provision of space and time for individualised cognitive, practical and affective development, supported by peer-to-peer conversation. We will investigate this notion and compare it with the perceived training needs of experienced teacher trainers as expressed [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:31:24+00:00November 26th, 2019|Upcoming Events|0 Comments

IATEFL 2020 TTEd SIG PCE- Sue Garton

Would you like to learn about another speaker for our upcoming IATEFL TTEd SIG Pre Conference Event? Please cheer for Sue Garton who will be giving a talk titled: "The Use of Materials in Pre-service Teacher Education" Here is the abstract of her talk: The use of materials is often cited as a neglected in teacher education, and yet all teachers use materials and most rely on published coursebooks in their teaching. In this talk we will look some of the ways in which pre-service teacher educators can prepare future teachers to be informed and critical users of ELT materials. [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:28:40+00:00November 26th, 2019|Upcoming Events|0 Comments

IATEFL 2020 TTEd SIG PCE-Kathleen Graves

Here is one more reason why you should't miss this year's IATEFL TTEd SIG Pre Conference Event: Kathleen Graves will be one of our speakers. Abstract: "Training needs of experienced teacher trainers" Experienced teacher trainers have a repertoire of ways of working with trainees and areas of teaching/learning in which they have expertise. In my experience, in order to continue to develop, we need to challenge ourselves to “make the familiar new” by trying new ways of working or exploring new areas of knowledge that can help us rethink what we know. Biodata: Kathleen Graves has worked on curriculum renewal [...]

By |2019-11-26T12:26:43+00:00November 26th, 2019|Upcoming Events|0 Comments

IATEFL 2020 TTEd SIG PCE- Penny Ur

This year's IATEFL TTEd SIG Pre Conference Event is definitely a "not to be missed"! Here is another one of our PCE speakers: PENNY UR Looking forward to seeing you there. Pleanary Presenation: In-service training An effective in-service teacher training event provides experienced teachers with opportunities to benefit from the three major contributors to professional development: input of new information; personal reflection; interactive discussion with other practitioners. In this talk I’ll discuss some ways in which these three components can be managed and combined for optimal teacher learning. Panel Presentation: Advanced teacher trainers Advanced teacher trainers can be defined as those [...]

By |2019-10-18T23:37:01+00:00October 18th, 2019|Upcoming Events|0 Comments

IATEFL 2020 TTEd SIG PCE -Russel Stannard

IATEFL TTEdSIG has been organizing a very exciting Pre-conference event for IATEFL Manchester 2020. Here is our theme: “Trends in teacher training: Needs of trainers with different experiences/ training in- service/ pre-service trainers” We are looking forward to meeting you there. In the meantime, meet one of our plenary speakers at the PCE: Russell Stannard Title- Technologies that can impact on teacher training What technologies can most impact on teacher training? In this talk Russell will focus on a just a few key technologies that have really helped trainers all over the world to change the way they deliver their [...]

By |2019-10-18T23:38:58+00:00September 25th, 2019|Upcoming Events|0 Comments