Past webinars

Spring Days

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Presenter(s): Eleonora Pessina

Formative assessment is vital to learners’ success, but lack of day-to-day contact makes effective progress monitoring a challenge. This session will explore the secrets to successful remote testing for young learners, and how a straightforward and genuinely engaging test can not only facilitate a stress-free experience for young learners, their parents and their teachers – but also deliver the most valuable insights. Now accessible on tablet or computer, we will use the fun, game-like (and deceptively powerful) English Benchmark Young Learners as our example.

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Presenter(s): Dr Ken Beatty Image of Dr Ken Beatty

Misfortunes of all kinds have a way of bringing out the best in people and, when disasters and challenges arise, they often lead to rapid torrents of large and small innovations.

There are several changes in education at the moment that promise to have lasting beneficial impacts on teaching and learning.

This presentation outlines seven of these, identifying challenges and ways in which improvements in education will happen.

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Presenter(s): Mike Mayor Image of Mike Mayor

The Global Scale of English (GSE) is a framework of learning objectives describing what learners can do in English at different levels of proficiency. By extending the CEFR Can Do statements, the GSE supports teachers in planning lessons for different types of learner.

In this webinar, participants are introduced to the GSE Teacher Toolkit – a free online digital resource that makes lesson planning easy and ensures learners are making progress.

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Presenter(s): Lindsay Warwick Image of Lindsay Warwick

In this webinar, Lindsay Warwick demonstrates how you can use the digital resources that come with Roadmap to create a speaking lesson with language input and practice.

Lindsay suggests ways to adapt this plan to suit different class types and different online platforms, and give tips on how best to prepare for an online class.

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Presenter(s): Rachael Roberts Image of Rachael Roberts

Teaching vocabulary can be compared to gardening. We can scatter lots of seeds (words), but how do we make sure that they fall on fertile ground? How can we help students to water them, and bring them into fruition?

In this webinar we explore some strategies to help your students learn, remember, and ultimately reap the benefits of a bigger vocabulary.

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Presenter(s): Margaret O'Keeffe Image of Margaret O'Keeffe

This webinar looks at some of the challenges of teaching C1 level learner in both groups and how to overcome them. It includes content from the new Business Partner series.

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Presenter(s): Dr Bill Bonk Image of Dr Bill Bonk

In this webinar, Dr Bill Bonk looks at how teachers can leverage these student-driven activities as well as use tools like the GSE Teacher Toolkit to help students chart their own course towards English proficiency, based on their own needs and current level.

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Presenter(s): Damian Williams Image of Damian Williams

Using Roadmap to teach your students helps them develop the language and skills to prepare them for life outside the classroom. Additionally, it helps equip them for further academic study and employment.

In this webinar, Damian Williams talks you through how to help your students build up the future skills they need in order to ensure they can study and work in English with confidence.

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Presenter(s): Michael Brand Image of Michael Brand

Help! There’s such a range of abilities in my class! Some of my students need extra support and others need extra challenge!

This practical session proposes strategies and activities to help us meet the demands of a mixed ability class.

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