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 in a small-scale survey.
Biodata: Dr Briony Beaven is a language teaching consultant, teacher trainer and materials writer. She taught English in a British secondary state school (PGCE and QTS) for several years before moving into teaching EFL, later becoming the DoS in a large adult education institute. She is an Affiliate Teacher Trainer with the Norwich Institute for Language Education and has worked with teachers in many countries around the world. Briony is a Cambridge Teaching Awards Delta tutor, assessor and moderator. She has served as the Co-ordinator of the Teacher Trainers’ and Educators’ Special Interest Group of IATEFL and was Editor of IATEFL Conference Selections for five years. Briony regularly presents at international conferences and has written coursebooks for Oxford University Press and for Cornelsen Verlag, teacher training and trainer training courses, and articles in professional journals. Her ELT qualifications include the UCLES Dip. TEFL and a Doctorate of Education in TEFL