Start timeFriday 7 June, 16:00
End timeFriday 7 June, 17:00
For far too long teacher training/development initiatives and quality assurance systems have focused on the teacher and teaching techniques at the expense of what really matters- teachers’ impact on learning and their learners. This session will explore a number of interventions that we have recently implemented in my organisation to enable academic managers, teacher trainers, leaders of CPD and teachers to focus on and gather information about the effect that teaching has on learning, and to use those insights to inform future teacher learning activities and assess the quality of teaching and learning. Participants will learn about the minimalist lesson plan, learning-focused observation and Lesson Study, and take part in activities to consider the relevance and suitability of the presented interventions to their working context.
About Silvana Richardson
Silvana has worked in English language teaching for over 25 years. She holds an MA in Teacher Education, is PGCE and Delta qualified and has trained teachers all over the world. Silvana is the Director of Studies for Bell Teacher Campus and the Course Director for the Bell Online Delta. Silvana writes teacher training materials for the Bell Delta and Cambridge English Teacher and recently received a standing ovation for her plenary at IATEFL UK, an industry-leading teaching conference.