Skype Learning

This morning’s class was a little different as it involved a group of 11-year-olds, including mine, in one English class. I had a teacher collaboration session in Japan using Skype where the student group did a presentation and asked me questions in basic English. At the end of it, my daughter had a brief chat […]

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Top Tips For Getting That Job!

If you are a newly-qualified teacher and thinking about making that first step towards a teaching career, this video may be useful for you. For experienced teachers who are considering moving to other educational institutions, these suggestions may be quite invaluable as well. This video may also be good for English students hoping to improve […]

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Training the Teacher

I am so honoured to have been asked by a teacher to help with the English Language Teaching Strategies Programme in the Middle East. Recently, there appears to have been a huge drive to train teachers in the Gulf and I was lucky enough to have been part of the project when I was there. […]

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Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT)

I’m nearing the end of my online Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) course with two groups of teachers in the Middle East and it has truly been a learning experience for me, apart from my having taught the course. I’ve got to know the many challenges teachers face with limited resources and big classes and yet, […]

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