This course is suitable for teachers who are non-native speakers of English who teach to children in primary or secondary education aged from 4 upwards.
The goals of this course are:
- enable teachers to help young people to become more effective learners
- improve confidence in lesson delivery
- expand the teacher’s range of methodological approaches to enhance practice with students’ independent learning firmly in mind.
The intention is to equip those working with children with key language and communication skills appropriate in educational, social and vocational contexts and with the right approach strategies.
The course will develop the participants’ language skills in the mornings as they will join Intensive General English classes. This will help them communicate as well as showing some classroom techniques.
The afternoon ‘L2L Learning to Learn’ sessions will focus on new strategies and skills to build Learning Power and participants will learn how to enable the students to learn more efficiently.
- Education for the 21st Century
- Developing the mind to learn
- Changing the way teachers approach learning
- Reforming school approaches to learning
- What is Learning Power?
- How to teach Learning Power
- The 4 Rs: Resilience, Resourcefulness, Reflectiveness, Reciprocity
- Teachers and the Learning Power Palette
- Provide participants with new strategies, skills and activities to help young people to become more effective learners
- Improving confidence in using the language, developing communicative skills
- Improving language skills useful for teaching
- Better understanding of students’ needs and behaviour during classes
- Observing teaching techniques to improve students’ motivation
- Developing Cultural Consciousness
- Teamwork and Interpersonal Abilities
- Knowledge of Erasmus+ potential for professional development