Cambridge CELTA: a webinar

I have been busy in January with running an intensive CELTA course for the first time as a Main Course Tutor. However, I found the time to give a webinar last Sunday as a part of BRELT‘s ‘Certified in 2017’ series of webinars, which I’ll share with you, along with the links I mention in it.

This was a series of 30-minute webinars followed by a 15-minute Q&A. I thought it was very informative if you are considering taking the CELTA.

If you have missed my regular conversations lessons, they’ll be back next week.

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Teacher Development – looking back at 2015

One of the things anyone can do to develop as a teacher is to participate in interesting communities on Facebook or follow people who post articles that are related to teaching. I often check Facebook on my mobile and don’t have enough time to read said articles, but add them to my saved list.

Last weekend I finally had time to check out some of the things I had saved recently and two of those were related to teacher development, which inspired this post. Teresa Carvalho wrote about becoming better at English and Pete from Elt planning wrote about developing as a teacher.

In this article I’m going to look back at 2015 and also look forward to 2016 in terms of my own development.

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How to get a distinction in your Delta module 2 Background Essays – part 2

Part 1 of this post is one of the most popular on the blog and it attracts readers from all over the world – you can find it here in case you missed it. This time around we have a guest blogger sharing his own Delta module 2 experience. I think it’s one that you will find useful as the focus of his LSAs are very different from mine.

If you are reading this and either doing the Delta or thinking about it, I’d strongly recommend joining Cambridge Delta Forum on Facebook.

Without further ado, here’s Konstantinos.

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