Saturday, April 16, 2016

Enhancing speaking and writing outcomes using Google Apps

Enhancing speaking and writing outcomes using Google Apps

Click on the link to watch the session.
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This practical talk focuses on using a range of Google Apps to support teachers and students in the classroom and beyond. Using collaborative tools, students can benefit from the knowledge of each individual in the group, with the teacher giving real-time feedback, intervention and guidance. Speaking work can be commented on and redrafted quickly and easily, producing extended results. - See more at: 
https://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2016/session/enhancing-speaking-and-writing-outcomes-using-google-apps#sthash.kAtgrCld.dpuf

Meet the IATEFL Online Team

Addressing quality assurance and professional development for online teachers

Addressing quality assurance and professional development for online teachers

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Click on the link to watch a session, please.
A good teacher is a learning teacher
 In order to make meaningful improvements in our work, one must be reflective, learn from others, take risks and measure success in our teaching.
Compare the number of websites, journals, etc. where teachers can find research, new ideas for:
face to face teachers
Through creating a consistent and transparent teachers’ learning and performance management process, we aim to support quality in the classroom by focusing on:
Providing tools for e-moderators’ professional development
Enhancing & maintaining teaching quality online
Managing and recognising performance
Enhancing career support for e-moderators
online teachers / E-moderators.       
Through creating a consistent and transparent teachers’ learning and performance management process, we aim to support quality in the classroom by focusing on:  Providing tools for e-moderators’ professional development  
      •Enhancing & maintaining teaching quality online  Managing and recognising performance  
      •Enhancing career support for e-moderators


5 Professional practices
Managing the course
Understanding how teachers learn
Assessing learning
Understanding the teaching  context
Focussing on  Professional Development

For a copy of the Professional practices for moderators and further information contact Kirsteen.Donaghy@britishcouncil.org


TeachingEnglish CPD framework, publications and resources http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/teacher-development
Borg, S. (2015). Teaching for Success Contemporary perspectives on continuing professional development A report written for the British Council.
Walter, C. & Briggs, J.G. (2012). What professional development makes the most difference to teachers? A report commissioned by Oxford University Press.
International association for K12 online learning blended learning teacher competency framework http://www.inacol.org/resource/inacol-blended-learning-teacher-competency-framework