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Professional Development (GE)

This page will provide information and resources for pre-service teachers and in-service teachers who may be interested in teacher training in Global Englishes (GE) paradigm. It will also be beneficial for researchers, teacher educators, administrators and policymakers, regarding future changes in ELT and teacher training.

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Viettesol International Convention 2020 (VIC 2020)

ENRICH Continuous Professional Development Course

The ‘English as a Lingua Franca Practices for Inclusive Multilingual Classrooms (ENRICH)’ project puts high priority on the promotion of teacher competences which are necessary for responding to and building upon the diversity found in today’s multilingual classrooms across Europe.

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About this Section

We have been collecting and curating:

  • Conference Calls to help you engage in the research community in GE,
  • Teacher Training Resources to help you consider innovation in curriculum reform and classroom teaching in GE,
  • Reading Lists to help you engage in independent learning on the theory and pedagogical implications of GE,
  • GE Teacher Training Programmes to showcase the relevant learning opportunities offered around the world.

This page will be updated constantly. Please register and join the network to receive future updates.

We also welcome resources for future updates in the section. Please kindly email us via the contact page with the details:

 

What's new?

Our Featured post is the Viettesol International Convention 2020 (VIC 2020). You can browse more upcoming conferences and Conference Calls in the Updates section below.

Today we are also spotlighting the ENRICH Continuous Professional Development Course, aimed at helping English language teachers (ELTs) to integrate English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in multilingual classrooms. You can explore more teacher training materials in the Resources section below.

Our Reading List section below features our very comprehensive list of articles on professional development in the area of Global Englishes.

You can also browse the whole collection of reading lists.

 

 

GE Teacher Training Programmes

We are gathering materials for a section on GE teacher training – please check back soon.

Symposium on Language Pedagogy in Higher Education

For further inquiries, please email: solphe2020@gmail.com

The 8th European Conference on Education (ECE2020)

The 8th European Conference on Education (ECE2020) will be held alongside The 8th European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL2020) in partnership with Birkbeck, University of London and UCL. Registration for either conference will allow attendees to attend sessions in the other. *ECE 2020 will be held Online (via Zoom) To register: https://ecll.iafor.org/registration/

The 21st EASE Conference

The English in Southeast Asia (ESEA) conference series is a collaboration between educational institutions across Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific region.

HKCPD Hub International Conference 2020 for English teaching professionals worldwide

Organised by the Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development Hub (HKCPD Hub), This international conference addresses the theme of “Innovative teaching and research in English Language Education”.

Seventh International Conference at Feng Chia University

Professor Averil Coxhead from the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, will be one of the keynote speakers.

Viettesol International Convention 2020 (VIC 2020)

The VietTESOL International Convention 2020 (VIC 2020) is a collaboration between VietTESOL Association, the National Foreign Language Project and University of Foreign Language Studies – The University of Da Nang. The theme for this year’s conference is “Innovation and Globalization”.

2020 Global English Education China Assembly

English Medium: During and post-Covid-19

The current situation with Covid-19 will have an immediate and long term impact on the internationalisation of HE, a major driving force in the adoption of English Medium (EM). This virtual session will explore some of the potential impacts at a micro level (classroom level) on students and content teachers using EM, and longer term […]

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EMI Courses for University lecturers by Oxford EMI

1 and 2-week intensive courses for academics with or without experience in teaching through EMI.

TAEC EMI Handbook

The handbook is developed by the TAEC project to raise awareness about the teaching approaches, language uses, and intercultural communication in English medium instruction (EMI) contexts at non-Anglophone universities. 

EMI teacher training materials (Stress and Chunking)

The teacher training materials on 'Lecturing style and strategies: focus on pronunciation' provided by British Council China.

English Pronunciation in a Global World

In this course you will improve your English pronunciation skills and learn about speaking English in today’s globalised world.

Changing Englishes: An Online Course for Teachers

Changing Englishes is an online course designed to help teachers meet the challenges of integrating local languages and cultural contexts.

ENRICH Continuous Professional Development Course

The ‘English as a Lingua Franca Practices for Inclusive Multilingual Classrooms (ENRICH)’ project puts high priority on the promotion of teacher competences which are necessary for responding to and building upon the diversity found in today’s multilingual classrooms across Europe.

TESOL with Specialism in English Medium Instruction (MSc)

A year master’s programme provided by the University of St Andrews, UK.

English as Medium of Instruction (MA)

A year master’s programme provided by the University of Bath, UK.

Legal English for law-related and language-related professions

A 20-hour online course aimed at any law- or language-related professionals or students who wish to improve their level of legal English.

Certificate in EMI Skills by Cambridge English Assessment

A 40-hour online learning course with optional tutor-led sessions. It includes eight modules with written assignments and tests.

EMI Course for University Lecturers by Oxford EMI

A 2-week face-to-face course organised by Oxford EMI on 17 - 28 August 2020.

EMI teacher training materials by British Council China

The following materials are useful for both lecturers and teacher trainers who may wish to familiarise themselves with some key techniques in EMI lectures.

EMI for Academics by Future Learn

A free 4-week online course run by Mary Page and Dr Rob Baird from the University of Southampton.

World Englishes in the ELT classroom database

A multimedial database for EFL teacher trainees and in-service teachers with practical material on varieties of English around the world

UTOKYO English Academia

A series of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) has been produced by the Center for Research and Development of Higher Education, the University of Tokyo and The University of Edinburgh. These are free and designed for graduate students, postdocs and other early-career researchers who would like to work in an EMI university.

ENRICH Continuous Professional Development Course

The ‘English as a Lingua Franca Practices for Inclusive Multilingual Classrooms (ENRICH)’ project puts high priority on the promotion of teacher competences which are necessary for responding to and building upon the diversity found in today’s multilingual classrooms across Europe.
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