Tag Archives: TEFL

  1. Initial teacher training: do they still teach PPP?


    March 31, 2015 by Willy Cardoso

    I’d like to think there must be those trainers who don’t even mention P-P-P and believe you can learn how to teach using a TBL approach first. Who are you? I’d like to meet you.

  2. Initial teacher training: valuing and creating opportunities for critical incidents


    March 23, 2015 by Willy Cardoso

    There have been many attempts to put critical incidents and what you can do with them at the core of teaching (see for example discussions on Dogme ELT), and whereas constructs like emergent language have gained some clout, they still features low – if at all – at the core of initial teacher training qualifications.

  3. What’s your CPD level?


    March 20, 2014 by Willy Cardoso

    In a recent interview, to be published soon at SEETA, I said: … how can you possibly measure and grade …
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  4. Teacher development belongs to teachers


    September 6, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

    Let’s start this by saying I don’t agree with the distinction people make sometimes between teacher training, teacher development, and …
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  5. what I don’t do – part 1 of 1


    May 12, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

    Here’s a very short series about methodology. So short it has only one part. Since it’s impossible to determine one …
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  6. Today we did the 2nd conditional.. pff


    March 31, 2013 by Willy Cardoso

    Questions for teachers of English as a Foreign Language. How long does it take to teach the 2nd conditional? I’ve …
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  7. Diploma Disease strikes TEFL


    May 6, 2011 by Willy Cardoso

    A professional’s skills and knowledge are not confined to time or space formalized by accreditation bodies. Do you know what …
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Events 2015

IATEFL Manchester, UK
10 April, 2014
TDSIG PCE: Challenges and Rewards
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IATEFL Manchester, UK
12 April, 2015
Talk: Initial teacher training: challenges and innovations in course design

23 March, 2015 - Kragujevac
28 March, 2015 - Belgrade
Theme: Assessment: who is it for?
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