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In this section, you will find a number of publications, webinar recordings, conference presentations and interviews to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher educator in the professional practice 'Supporting and mentoring teachers'. All of the content you will find here is from across the TeachingEnglish website and provides insight and ideas to support your work in a variety of aspects related to teacher education. 

10 July, 2020
This research paper looks at challenges and benefits in facilitating teacher-research expressed by nine mentors.
23 January, 2020
This report investigates the possible roles social media might play in teacher education in challenging contexts.
22 January, 2020
This published paper focuses on the mentoring role within a teacher development initiative in Thailand.
22 January, 2020
The Professional Award is the British Council’s qualification for Teacher Educators.
14 November, 2019
‘Observation plays a fundamental role in the improvement of teaching and learning. It is the most exciting and dynamic...
7 November, 2019
This paper reports research investigating the experiences of teacher learners carrying out reflective writing.
30 October, 2019
This study reports on the use of technology-enhanced learning in a CPD (continuing professional development) context.
28 September, 2019
Watch a recording of this discussion forum with Desislava Zareva, Nelson Arditto, Cristiana Osan, Teodora Naiba and...
28 September, 2019
Watch this talk by Roxana Zapata from the World Teachers' Day web conference 2019.
1 June, 2019
In this webinar recording, Nelson Arditto and Nora Touparlaki explore ways of making mentoring programmes successful.
26 October, 2018
This webinar is aimed at teacher educators who are involved in mentoring colleagues. The presenter, Doina Fleanta,...
23 October, 2018
This webinar is for experienced teachers of English as a Foreign Language who are interested in becoming teachers of...
23 October, 2018
Based on research into peer observation systems that work (and ones that don't) this webinar seeks to present some...
23 October, 2018
In this webinar Silvana Richardson shows strategies and simple digital recording tools which can be used to ensure that...
23 October, 2018
Alison Barrett MBE explores the concept of continuing professional development frameworks and suggests practical ways...
23 October, 2018
In this webinar panel discussion, we look at the future of teacher research. To mark the end of the International...
23 October, 2018
In this webinar recording, Sarah Priestley looks at key steps and effective tools to use when mentoring and supporting...
23 October, 2018
What is CPD? How can we create a culture of development in your school – this talk will look at how to establish a...
23 October, 2018
This talk looks at ways of building a system of observations that actively contributes to the development of your...
23 October, 2018
Whether you are a teacher, a teacher trainer or an ELT manager, this highly relevant session provides a summary of both...
23 October, 2018
In this webinar, Loraine Kennedy, ELT Consultant, discusses the topic of 'Developing as a manager'. 
23 October, 2018
Download two useful guides on organising observations and watch three short videos by managers from three different ...
23 October, 2018
This workshop addresses the gulf between teaching practice as part of a pre-service course and the reality of teaching...
22 October, 2018
This guide looks at how to promote a positive attitude towards peer observation and a shared sense of collaboration.
22 October, 2018
This guide provides valuable information and suggestions on how to make formal observations effective and useful.
22 October, 2018
In this session Fiona Dunlop explores ways of identifying what motivates the teachers you manage and how to encourage...
24 June, 2018
In this webinar, to celebrate the launch of the British Council’s Teacher Educator Online Community, Nik Peachey...
12 April, 2018
Alastair Douglas looks at the effectiveness of observation tasks.
11 April, 2018
Ana Garcia-Stone discusses the process and benefits of a recent peer observation project.
2 August, 2016
How can we become champions for change in challenging teaching contexts?

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