ZHAW Zürich School of Applied Linguistics
IUED@school (in German)
This new initiative from the ZHAW Institute of Translation and Interpreting offers in-school workshops for secondary school teachers at no cost. The current workshop is ChatGPT, Bard & Co: When the machine sits on the school desk.
‘I teach PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic’
webinar series overview
Pearson experts will help teachers explore how to overcome common challenges faced by learners taking PTE Academic and provide tips and techniques to build their confidence and increase their chances of success. Here’s information on all the webinars in the ‘I teach PTE Academic’ series.
‘I teach PTE Academic’ overcoming reading challenges
Tuesday 13 June 10.30-11.30
Learn how to support learners when navigating common reading challenges including accessing academic language, jargon, and picking out key points in a text. This session, led by Kamil Petryk, will help liven up classes and ensure learners feel confident about their reading skills.
Teacher Training Academy 2023
Pearson English International Certificate
Take a look at the the agenda for the 2023 Teacher Training Academy which is designed to help teachers become experts in computer-based testing and a next-level teaching professional.
Train grammar and listening skills online (in German)
Wednesday 14 June 17.00-18.15
Would you like to practice grammar and listening skills with your students online? The e-learning courses Grammar Practice and Listening Practice offer varied, level-appropriate, and well-portioned practice units for grades 5 to 8 with automatic correction. In this webinar Lukas Spielmann will demonstrate the e-learning courses and how you can use them in your everyday teaching.
Tips for preparing different levels of Cambridge English exams in one class
Wednesday 28 June 17.00-18.15
Diversity in the classroom is unavoidable and often beneficial, but when it comes to exam preparation classes, students need bespoke learning solutions. For mixed-ability students sitting in one classroom at the same time to flourish and achieve exam success in their respective exams, teachers need to develop ways of delivering the right level of challenge to individual students regardless of level. In this webinar, John Robinson will present tools, tips, and classroom management strategies to help you prepare mixed-ability classes for Cambridge English exams.
Survey teacher training topics
To English teachers: What challenges are you facing in the English classroom? What teacher training topics are you interested in?
We are planning our next teacher training workshops and we would like to design them to meet your needs.
Share your ideas with us in a short survey.
Global Teachers’ Festival
In case you missed the Global Teachers’ Festival in February you can still access the recordings. The festival included a series of 20 teacher training sessions on topics such as international Englishes, inclusion, befriending distractions, the science of learning, exploring cultures, social and emotional learning, self-reflection, and more.
New learning materials from ingold-biwa
Oxford Reading Club
2-week free trial access to Oxford Reading Club
Oxford Reading Club offers a smart way to read digital graded readers by Oxford University Press. There are books at every level, games, self-evaluations, listening activities and more.
More information and free trial
Oxford Learning Exchange
Share your views and and help shape the future of English language teaching and learning! The English Learning Exchange, OUP’s global online research community for those working in English language teaching, invites teachers to join in a variety of research activities. By becoming a member, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape how OUP supports English language educators across the world, and earn rewards for your participation.
Join the Oxford Learning Exchange
Macmillan Webinar Archive
Did you miss recent webinars by Macmillan? No worries, you can see past events in the Macmillan Webinar archive, including Exams and Teenagers: Facing the Facts, Seven Tips for Setting Up an Exam Preparation Course, When is a Mistake and Mistake, and When is it a Learning Opportunity?, How to Develop Global Skills with Pre-school Children and more.
CEL-Cambridge English Languages
New office and centre in Bern
CEL-Cambridge English Languages is opening a new Bern office and centre in June 2023 which expands its services and support for Cambridge qualifications Levels A1-C2, IELTS Academic and IELTS General, UKVI and Life Skills.
As a well-established and reputable Platinum testing Centre with testing locations across the country, you can rely on the CEL team for impeccable and friendly service based in Switzerland. To find out more write to us at Bern@ielts.ch or Bern@Cambridgetesting.ch