Date
Thursday, 21 October 2021 - 3:00pm to Friday, 3 December 2021 - 3:00pm

Join us for six webinars with British Council academic experts on different methods, approaches and tools to make teaching more exciting for you and your students. The webinars are being held between October and December 2021. 

Each session will be 60 minutes long (including the time for Q&A) and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. There is no registration fee.

You will earn a certificate at the end of each session. So, register now and book your seat. 

You can register for all the webinars using this registration form.

 

Date and Time Topic Speaker

Thursday, 21 October 2021

3.00-4.00 pm

Tips to improve your spoken English

 

Deepali Dharmaraj

In this session, we will cover different aspects of spoken English such as pronunciation and contextual appropriacy. We will consider the main differences between written and spoken English. You will also be introduced to some practical ideas and resources for improving your spoken English.

This webinar is for primary school teachers who would like to improve their spoken English.

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

3.00-4.00 pm

Integrating global issues in the creative English classroom  Kamini Taneja

Would you like to engage your students in a meaningful discussion of issues that really matter in the world today? Participate in this session to discover how you can easily weave sustainable development goals (SDGs) into your English classroom. You will take away practical ideas and access to ready-to-use lesson plans that will make your students active doers and thinkers and contribute to achieving SDGs related to real-world issues while having fun and improving your students’ English. 

This webinar is for secondary school teachers who would like to bring the sustainable development goals into their English classroom.

Monday, 1 November 2021

3.00-4.00 pm

Climate action in language education Rebecca Rawnson

Language education is powerful. This session will look at how you can integrate the global issue of climate action in your teaching. Pupils are keen to learn more and this session will give you three practical activities for your classroom. We will also discover a range of useful resources to increase your understanding of the issues and provide you with more teaching ideas. 

This webinar is for primary school teachers who would like to include climate issues into their teaching.

Thursday, 11 November 2021

3.00-4.00 pm

Better teaching, better learning with British Council resources Danish Abdullah

Access to and awareness of high-quality teaching resources is at the heart of teachers’ continuing professional development (CPD). In this webinar, teachers will explore a range of British Council resources for teaching English and discuss how they can benefit from those in their classroom. The webinar will have a practical focus with a demonstration of British Council websites and discussions around their usefulness for teachers from a range of contexts. Teachers will come away with access to free resources they can use in their classrooms the next day! 

The webinar is for primary teachers of English who would like access to high quality teaching resources to support their CPD. Secondary school teachers may also find the session useful.

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

3.00-4.00 pm

Assessing English language skills Radhika Gholkar

Good quality assessments are central to the teaching and learning process. They help teachers improve their lessons and therefore the teaching experience and can help learners learn better. In this session, we will review basic concepts of assessment such as reliability and validity. We will also explore assessing learners for two skills – reading and speaking. We will look at what to consider when designing or selecting tests for these skills and demonstrate sample activities that can be used to assess reading and speaking.

This webinar is for secondary school teachers who would like to use assessments more effectively in their English language classrooms.

Friday, 3 December 2021

3.00-4.00 pm

Digital literacy for teachers Sujata Bhonsale

Digital literacy is the ability to effectively make use of the technologies that are at our disposal. How can we as teachers promote digital skills alongside teaching English? In this session we will focus on two important digital literacies – search and information literacies – and the value in integrating these in your teaching so that learners are able to develop and use these skills beyond the classroom.  

This webinar is for secondary school teachers who would like to integrate digital literacy skills in their English language teaching.

 

 

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