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Excellence in Education: Trinity College Spain & Portugal's VLE platform will shortly announce 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 the new academic year, September 2017 to June 2018. Develop and improve your understanding of Trinity College London's prestigious GESE and ISE Certificates with the help of experienced language skills trainers and 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 Wednesday, 20th of September for Stage 1 courses, which will be offered as outlined outlined below. We look forward to sharing ideas with you on one of our free online teacher support courses. 

In order take full advantage of this platform and see more, you must log in to your account or if you are not a registered user yet, create one at http://excellenceineducation.eu/moodle/login/signup.php?
                                                     


Stage 1: 30/09/2017 - 21/10/2017

1. Quest for Best: Trinity Stars and Teaching Young Learners (15h 3 weeks/4 weekends) 

2. Quest for Best: ISE Foundation / ISE I  Reading & Writing CEFR A2-B1 (15h over 3 weeks/4 weekends) 

3. Quest for Best: ISE II 'Extended Writing', Task 4 CEFR B2 (15h over 3 weeks/4 weekends)

4. Quest for Best: ISE Foundation/ISE I 'Independent Listening' CEFR A2/B1 (15h over 3 weeks/4 weekends)

Stage 2: 28/10/2017 - 02/12/2017

5. Quest for Best: Reading and Writing about Me & My World CEFR B1 (30h over 5 weeks/6 weekends) 

6. Quest for Best: Talking about Me & My World (Speaking & Listening CEFR B1 (30h over 5 weeks/6 weekends) 

7. Quest for Best: Teaching Pronunciation to Young Learners of English (Primary) (30h over 5 weeks/6 weekends)

To apply for a place on one of these courses you must be highly motivated and ideally have at least C1 CEFR level. Just click on the course title you would like to request and follow the instructions. You will be sent confirmation later. (Please note that numbers are limited to 40 participants, so please do NOT request a place if you even think you may not have enough time). ONE course per registered user during ONE stage. If you do request more than one course, you MUST state your preference on the application form in the dialogue box that says 'comment' in order to avoid any misunderstanding.

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    Teaching pronunciation for English as a Lingua Franca (ELF)
    by James Easton - Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 5:41 PM
     


     On Saturday (9 September 2017), Laura Patsko will be giving a free 1-hour webinar for IATEFL about teaching pronunciation for English as a Lingua Franca

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    by James Easton - Saturday, 24 June 2017, 6:07 PM
     

    "Taking back time: how to do everything you want to do" 

    In this webinar, Sandy Millin (DOS at IH Bydgoszcz in Poland), will share eight tips to help you manage your time more effectively, and (hopefully!) reduce your stress levels in the process, both in your professional and personal lives. They...

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    James Easton
    Towards a Common European Framework of Reference for language teachers
    by James Easton - Monday, 12 June 2017, 6:20 PM
     

    Online survey – contribute now!

    Call for case studies or practical examples of the use of instruments and frameworks for language teacher education and development

    The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe is compiling case studies or practice examples of the use of ...

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