Date
Saturday, 18 January 2020 - 10:00am to Sunday, 22 March 2020 - 1:00pm
Location
Chandigarh

CPD workshops for English Language teachers.

Workshop Topic Date & Time Registration Fee details

Teaching Children English

Session aims: 

  • To discuss the key principles of teaching children English 
  • To explore the solutions to a range of potential classroom management issues when teaching children 
  • To examine two different ways of teaching language to children and their relative merits 
  • To demonstrate several activities which fit the principles outlined in the session 

Sat, 18 Jan 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2000/- per participant

Using Stories & Songs in the Classroom

 Session aims: 

  • To discuss reasons for using stories and songs in the classroom 
  • To explore which songs are most appropriate and experience a demonstration of a lesson based around a song 
  • To consider a variety of songs and suggest activities that could be used with them in the classroom 
  • To examine the different ways of using stories in the classroom 
  • To experience a range of storytelling activities and reflect on how well they would fit different teaching contexts 

Sat, 8 Feb 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2000/- per participant

Using Teaching English Online

Session aims:

  • To give an overview the different sections of the British Council’s TeachingEnglish website 
  • To work in groups to explore several sections of the website in more detail and present these findings to the rest of the group 
  • To explore the different ways that the participants can get involved in and contribute to the TeachingEnglish website community 

 

Sat, 22 Feb 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2000/- per participant

The Toolbox

Session aims: 

  • To discuss different attitudes toward teaching English
  • To examine opinions about what makes a good teacher
  • To explore a variety of interaction patterns we can use in the classroom
  • To demonstrate and discuss the use of eliciting, drilling and concept checking for teaching new language
  • To discuss how to give effective instructions in the classroom

 

Sat, 7 March 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2000/- per participant

CPD workshops for Business Executives, Managers, Senior Managers, Department Heads, Aspiring Leaders and professionals with a keen desire to achieve success in life. 

Workshop Topic Date & Time Registration Fee details

Successful Time Management

Is your life out of control? Do you regularly feel overwhelmed, exhausted and stressed out from all the pressures of both home and work? In this workshop learn the myths of time management, how best to prioritize your activities and how to combat procrastination and be more productive. You’ll also learn how to say No and what to look for in a planning system, how to take control of your life in practical and realistic ways that you can implement almost immediately.

By the end of this workshop, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of time management.
  • Prioritize tasks.
  • Discover ways to overcome procrastination.
  • Find strategies on how to say "no."

Sun, 9 Feb 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2200/- per participant

Business Writing

The Business Writing learning module helps you organize and polish your workplace writing projects by helping you identify goals, be aware of your tone, organize and plan ahead, format specific pieces of writing, and write with clarity and accessible language.

By the end of this workshop, the learner will be able to:

  • identify goals before writing.
  • Identify and replace emotional language.
  • Write with an active voice.
  • Use persuasive writing techniques.
  • Format certain types of writing projects.
  • Present their best self on social media.

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2200/- per participant

Managing Conflicts

Relationships can be challenging. Whether in the workplace, school, or home there will be times where there is relational conflict.  What many fails to realize is that conflict should not be feared, but should be viewed as an opportunity to strengthen relationships.  In this workshop, you will learn to view conflict through a different perspective, gain tools to assess where the conflict is actually coming from, and develop a strategy in dealing with conflict effectively.  Applying these principles will help you gain confidence and understanding in all of your relationships. 

By the end of this workshop, the learner will be able to:

  • identify some of our motivators in dealing with other people and what are some of the challenges?
  • identify the root causes of conflict and how to meet the needs of others.
  • to look at why we feel comfortable around some people and other people not so much.
  • to look at understanding the intensity of conflict, how to not make a mountain out of a mole hole, and how not to make a mole hole out of a mountain.
  • to look at the power of conflict resolution.

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2200/- per participant

Making the Best Decisions

Decision Making is a skill to be developed. While some decisions come easily, others can be a daunting task. In this workshop, we will look at the process of decision making in a way that will equip you to make consistent, healthy decisions and present tools to build confidence and purpose.

By the end of this workshop, the learner will be able to identify:

  • What a decision really is
  • Purpose: Making a better decision
  • Motivations of the Decision Maker
  • Wisdom: What is the Wise Thing to Do?

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

For Institutional Member: Free for 1 participant and INR 1000/- for 2nd participant

For Individual/Family Member: INR 1500/- per participant

For Non – Member: INR 2200/- per participant

Seats are limited and will be reserved on a first come first served basis. There are places for up to 20 participants only in each workshop.

For further information about the registration process, call 0172-5203014 or write to kamal.bhardwaj@britishcouncil.org 

Non – member institutes can nominate one participant free of cost in each of these workshop by joining us as British Council Library Institutional Member at annual membership fee of INR 12,000/- (Twelve thousand only) You will receive 10 membership cards and Institutional Membership would entitle all your staff to use the library services; borrow books, journals, CDs, children books, educational CDs; use the English language learning zone and attend a wide range of self-development workshops. To register as a member, please feel free to contact Kamal Bhardwaj on 0172-5203014

Please note that now British Council Library is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 11.00 hours to 19.00 hours

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