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Active learning in a ‘new normal’ secondary classroom

14 January - 11 February
26 August - 23 September
5 HOURS
  • Adapt your usual coursebook for an online class
  • Engage students with online resources
  • Activate learning in your home or surroundings
  • Strategies for socially-distanced teaching
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Developing online teaching skills

11 February - 11 March
23 September - 21 October
5 HOURS
  • Explore different online teaching modes
  • Broaden your online teachers' toolkit
  • Plan effective online experiences in context
  • Discover web-based tools for engaging e-tivities
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Presenting new language in English

11 February - 11 March
23 September - 21 October
5 HOURS
  • Learn new ideas for presenting new vocabulary
  • Use speaking and writing frames
  • Explore strategies for memorising vocabulary
  • Practise applying techniques in context
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Reading and listening in a 21st century secondary classroom

11 February - 11 March
23 September - 21 October
5 HOURS
  • Explore teaching processing listening skills
  • Using texts for skills and language development
  • Engaging students at every stage of lesson
  • Develop teaching for fluent reading
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Using effective materials to teach mediation

11 February - 11 March
23 September - 21 October
5 HOURS
  • Explore approaches for teaching mediation
  • Analyse and adapt course materials
  • Design authentic tasks and activities
  • Reflect on your teaching practice
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Adaptive teaching in a diverse secondary classroom

25 March - 22 April
21 October - 18 November
5 HOURS
  • Task ideas for different language proficiencies
  • Low or no preparation differentiation strategies
  • Stretching learner capabilities
  • Adapting materials for mixed abilities
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Assessing mediation

25 March - 22 April
21 October - 18 November
5 HOURS
  • Tools for assessing how we teach
  • Explore formative assessment tools
  • Understand summative assessment rubrics
  • Success criteria and feedback
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Checking learning and giving feedback in English

25 March - 22 April
21 October - 18 November
5 HOURS
  • Using questions to check understanding
  • Strategies to gather answers from students
  • Useful language for providing feedback
  • Practise and reflect on skills in context
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Motivating and engaging online learners

25 March - 22 April
21 October - 18 November
5 HOURS
  • Online tools for autonomous learning
  • Develop group work and project work online
  • Learn to scaffold independent online learning
  • Involve learners in feedback and assessment
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Engaging and reliable tech tools

29 April - 27 May
18 November - 16 December
5 HOURS
  • Explore use of icebreakers, games and competitions
  • Learn to incorporate exit tickets in lessons
  • Critically evaluate range of tools or activities
  • Explore educational rationale for tech tools
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Developing writing skills in a secondary classroom

29 April - 27 May
18 November - 16 December
5 HOURS
  • Using success criteria to improve outcomes
  • Scaffolding the writing process
  • Support learners to edit their work
  • Using authentic writing tasks and materials
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Mediating communication and culture

29 April - 27 May
18 November - 16 December
5 HOURS
  • Understand cross-linguistic mediation
  • Mediate cross-cultural awareness
  • Awareness raising, reflection and materials
  • Critically analyse mediation in the class