Rising to the Challenge Part 2: sign up now!

We’re living through a time of great challenges. We’re being challenged personally and professionally and are having to regularly change and adapt and find new reserves of resilience. Teachers for example, have had to incorporate distance learning, social distancing and have had to deal with the emotional upheaval many students are facing.

But as well as a time of great challenges, it’s also been a time of great learning. And we’d like to celebrate this learning in our new series of upcoming webinars: Rising to the Challenge, Part 2. Across a variety of topics we’ll identify new ways of working which are useful for our present and for the future too.

What are the topics and who are the presenters? When are the webinars? Read on

Michael Brand kicks of the series on Tuesday 9th March with Getting the balance right at Upper Secondary. He’ll look at how to dovetail solid preparation for the university entrance exam, EVAU, with keeping our lessons engaging and communicative. He’ll include some of the digital ways of working we’ve incorporated over the last year. More info and sign up here

On Thursday 11th March, Anita Derecskei is presenting How to Develop Digital Literacy in our teens. With the pandemic only accelerating digitalisation in education and in all walks of life, it’s vital our teens have the tools they need to navigate safely and effectively. Anita will look at developing those skills. More info and sign up here

On Monday 15th March we bring you the session The Pre-Primary English Teacher’s toolkit. With routines, music, movement, stories, puppets and games, this webinar promises to be an absolute festival for those who teach the little ones, and who better to lead it than Karen Muckey, experienced and passionate pre-primary teacher?   More info and sign up here

On Tuesday 16th March we’re lucky to have award-winning author Lindsay Warwick closing out the series. Lindsay will be looking at how to account for differences in classes and learners when preparing for Cambridge exams. If you prepare for these exams, you’re sure to pick up some useful tips and strategies. So don’t miss her session, A Formula for flexibility in exam preparation classes. 

We look forward to seeing you online! And if you’d like to check out the recordings for the webinars we held in the first Rising to The Challenge series, you can do so at the Teacher Training Hub.


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