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Adaptive teaching in a diverse secondary classroom

Part of the “Teaching English to secondary learners” series, learn how to support students with different needs and abilities.
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Inclusive learning in the classroom.

There seems to be a general agreement that the personalisation of learning is one of the great education challenges of the 21st century. But for students to learn optimally, our teaching practice must be responsive to the full range of diversity in our classrooms.

This course is part of the “Teaching English to Secondary Learners” specialism course series, expertly designed to support secondary teachers with evidence-based teaching methods and techniques that will engage and effectively develop students with different needs and abilities in a secondary classroom.


Minimum age
Minimum language level
Intermediate B2
Minimum course length
5 hours
Course dates
22 October - 19 November 2021
Book today for £60

Course units:

Each course we run is tailored by our expert tutors to the professional needs and priorities of the participants so content may be adapted to best suit the needs of your group.

Task ideas to suit students of different language proficiencies within the same class
Low or no preparation differentiation strategies
Strategies to stretch and challenge all learners
Evaluating and adapting materials for mixed-ability groups

Course components

Our approach draws on the best available evidence on how teachers learn for transferability and impact. Throughout each component of your course, you will receive ongoing tutor facilitation and feedback.

1. Awareness raisingDevelop your understanding through online tasks, moderated forum discussions and interactive videos.

2. Consolidation and reinforcementGain useful insights from a one-hour live webinar with an expert tutor to build on and develop a deeper understanding of course content. The webinar for this course will be at 11am – 12pm (UK time) on Thursday 22 April 2021. If you are unable to attend at this time, a recording will be provided. Please note that the date and/or time may be subject to change.

3. Implementation and feedbackApply your learning to your own practice and receive feedback from tutors and peers on your completed task.

Course dates

DELTA online learning


22 October 2021 - 19 November 2021

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