Welcome to Trinity College London in Spain & Portugal

Trinity College Spain & Portugal's VLE platform, 'Excellence in Education'has a new teacher support programme for the Academic year, 2017-18

Continue to develop your teaching skills for the challenges you will face with your learners in 2018. Develop and improve your understanding of Trinity College London's prestigious GESE & ISE Certificates with the help of experienced language skills trainers & E-Moderators of English, using lesson plans, classroom activities and language teaching resources. Discover the 'Trinity Stars Young Performers in English Award'.
Excellence in Education, as an approved service provider for Trinity College London, will open registration on Monday, 4th January, 2018 for Stage 1 & Stage 2 courses, which will be offered as outlined below. Stage 3 courses will open registration on Thursday, 8th February, 2018. We look forward to helping you develop your skills and share ideas with you one of our free online teacher support courses. 

*To be able to take full advantage of this platform and see more, you need to have an account. If you are not a registered user yet, you can easily create one at http://excellenceineducation.eu/moodle/login/signup.php?

Term 2: The enrolment period will open on 4th January, 2018 for stages 1 & 2 and on 8th February for Stage 3.
Stage 1
1. Quest for Best: GESE Intermediate (15h over 3 weeks/4 weekends) 13/01/2018 - 03/02/2018
2. Quest for Best: GESE Advanced (15h over 3 weeks/4 weekends)     13/01/2018 - 03/02/2018
Stage 2
3. Quest for Best: Developing Reading & Writing Skills B1 (30h-5 wks/6 wkends) 20/01/2018-28/02/2018
4. Quest for Best: Developing Speaking & Listening Skills B1 (30h-5 wks/6 wkends) 20/01/2018-28/02/2018
Stage 3:
5. Quest for Best: Reflecting on Functional language (15h over 3 wks/4 wkends) 17/02/2018-11/03/2018
6. Quest for Best: Trinity Stars & Teaching Young Learners (15h-3 wks/4 wkends) 17/02/2018-11/03/2018

To apply for a place on one of these courses you must be highly motivated and ideally have at least C1 CEFR level. Login to your account, click on the course title you would like to request and follow the instructions. You will be sent confirmation the day before the course starts. (Please note that numbers are limited to 40 participants, so please do not request a place if you think you may not have enough time). 
NB: Teachers can only participate in ONcourse during a 'stage'. Please include the name of the centre where you teach. If you do apply for more than one course, you MUST state your preference in the dialogue box that has a space for a 'comment'  on the request form. This will ensure that you are not assigned a place on a course of your second choice.

Excellence in Education has over 2,300 registered teachers. Here's what some teachers had to say about recent courses:


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    James Easton
    Important Notice: A few places are still available on Stage 2 courses
    by James Easton - Monday, 15 January 2018, 5:06 PM

    Registration is still open for two 30-hour free online teacher support courses:

    • ‘Quest for Best: Developing Speaking and Listening Skills’ 
    • ‘Quest for Best: Developing Reading and Writing Skills’. 
    Successful course completers will be eligible for credits from the Consejería de Educación de la ...Read the rest of this topic
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    James Easton
    'Quest for Best: GESE Intermediate' & 'Quest for Best: GESE Advanced' starting tomorrow, 13th January, 2018
    by James Easton - Friday, 12 January 2018, 10:27 AM

    There are still a few places remaining on the following two courses:

    • Quest for Best: GESE Intermediate
    • Quest for Best: GESE Advanced

    For more information, see the attachment which includes the course contents. 

    See you there, James

    James Easton
    Start 2018 with a free online teacher support course!
    by James Easton - Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 10:03 PM

    Excellence in Education would like to wish all registered users, a Happy New Year 2018 smile 

    There are two 15-hour courses on offer in Stage 1 of Term 2, which will cover the exam format and oral skills at B2, C1 & C2 (CEFR) in Trinity's GESE Intermediate and GESE Advanced levels. Registration is now ...

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