First of all Excellence in Education would like to wish everyone a healthy, happy and prosperous new year and also encourage everyone to continue to develop both their teaching skills and their understanding of learning English as a Lingua Franca.
Unless your province has a public holiday today, it’s ‘back to school’! Enrolment is now available for ONE of four courses that are currently being offered in Term 2 of the academic year 2018-2019:
Quest for Best: Teaching Pronunciation to Young Learners of English (30 hours over 5 wks/6weekends). This course is officially recognised by the 'Department d'Ensenyament de Catalunya' (GTAF). Teachers who are fully qualified in Spain and are registered with their local education authority and successfully complete this course will be eligible to count the hours towards their continuing professional development plan. (GTAF: "Esta actividad está reconocida por el 'Departament d'Educació' como formación permanente del profesorado"). Please note, in order to receive credits for the 30-hour training period teachers must hold qualifications that entitle them to teach in Spanish or Portuguese state schools and 'escuelas concertadas'
Quest for Best: GESE Intermediate (grades 7-9) - 15 hours over 3 weeks/4 weekends)
Quest for Best: GESE Advanced (grades 10-12) - 15 hours over 3 weeks/4 weekends)
Quest for Best: ISE II Extended Writing, Task 4 (B2) - 15 hours over 3 weeks/4 weekends)
More information on the aforementioned courses can be found at https://excellenceineducation.eu/moodle/Please note – the number of places is limited!