Special offer in partnership with APPI
“Primary Essentials” teacher training special offer in partnership with Associação Portuguesa de Professores de Inglês (APPI).
Special promo offer: EUR 110.00 (APPI members) and EUR 140.00 (non-APPI members). Normal price is EUR 245.00.
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British Council’s “Primary Essentials”” online moderated teacher training course is aimed at teachers in recruitment group 120 and 220, who have a CEFR English level of B2 or above.
This Primary Essentials course runs from 17 April to 14 July 2017 and will involve about 3 hours of study per week over 13 weeks. This includes the free "Getting started" unit (3 hours) and 36 hours of assessed study. 1.4 credits (CCPFC/ACC: 81431/15).
The course includes an introduction to the essential principles and practice of primary English language teaching. More information: http://www.appi.pt/appiforma/cursos-appiforma/?id=52
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Primary Essentials is an online teacher training course for primary school teachers of English who want to develop their teaching skills without attending a face-to-face course. It’s delivered via Moodle and has six highly practical modules plus lots of live classroom videos showing the techniques being used.
The course takes approximately 36 hours to complete. This includes online work, where you have to complete tasks and discuss topics with other participants plus self-study. The self-study activities include assignments, lesson planning and reflection on your lessons. You’ll be assigned a tutor who’ll support you throughout your course.
Modules and course content
|1||Teaching primary children||
Identify some of the key areas associated with teaching English to young children:
|2||Using activities in the classroom||
Identify key techniques to enhance children’s learning:
|3||Syllabus and lesson planning||
Define how lesson planning is linked to syllabus and curriculum and explain how the curriculum can define what and how you teach:
Identify a variety of classroom management factors which affect the learning conditions in the young learner classroom:
The course also includes sections for self-assessment and forums to discuss topics with networks of teachers across the country:
- The reflective journal is your own diary space
- The plenary forum allows you to discuss any pedagogic issues or questions that arise during your study
- The technical forum will support you with troubleshooting
- The social forum allows you to talk to your colleagues on the course.