Autumn - Mental health and wellbeing

Presenter(s): Elizabeth Moore

With the pandemic continuing to limit face-to-face interactions, many of our adult (and new graduate) students will be facing the already stressful interview process online. Interviewing  via video conference or submitting a video of themselves as part of the process has already become the new norm. This is daunting for the best of us and potentially doubly-worrying for non-native English speakers. This session will provide practical tips and strategoes to support teachers in helping students overcome interview anxiety and better prepare for online job interviews in English.

Presenter: Elizabeth Moore

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Presenter: Elizabeth Moore

Presenter(s): Donatella Fitzgerald

Research shows that reading for pleasure can promote better health and wellbeing. What can we do to get our students reading? How can we help them develop literacy and reading skills so that they can enjoy books and become life-long readers? In this webinar we will provide practical ideas and activities using Graded Readers to empower students in their learning and to engage with reading inside and outside the classroom. 

Presenter: Donatella Fitzgerald

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Presenter: Donatella Fitzgerald

Presenter(s): Laura Vazquez

Creativity is in all of us. It is that ability that raises humanity above the other living species in our world. Our own attitudes are the key to the realization of the potential within us and our students. To create a climate of creativity in your classroom, you must foster three key elements: physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. In this webinar I will show you how.

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Presenter(s): Amy Malloy

How are you? Really? It goes without saying this has been and continues to be an unprecedented time. Without habitual patterns in our day to day lives, it can be hard to know how to predict our own wellbeing needs, let alone our students’. In this practical and theoretical session, we explore what students have been through, what they continue to go through, and how to use both a top-down and bottom-up approach to mindfulness to support their mental health both during and after this difficult time.

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Presenter(s): Rachael Roberts

What we can control: planning, prioritising and organising skills for students and teachers.

Times of great uncertainty like these can cause a great deal of stress as so much is both unpredictable and out of our control. However, despite everything, we still need to help our students develop both their language skills, and their abilities to deal successfully with the world of work in future (whatever that may look like).

In this webinar, Rachael will look at some practical strategies that English teachers like you can use to not only get yourself more organised and in control of what you can actually control, but that can also be used in regular classroom (or online classroom) activities to help your students improve their planning, prioritising and organising skills.

Presenter: Rachael Roberts

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Presenter: Rachael Roberts

Presenter(s): Dan Shepherd

Students all over the world are underachieving in speaking exams because of nerves - yet it’s something that is often overlooked in class. Whether your students are preparing for in-class speaking tests or official exams like PTE General, IELTS or Cambridge B2 First, there are a number of techniques that you can use to help learners face the big day with confidence. In this practical webinar, we will explore a range of classroom activities and share useful resources that you will be able to use immediately in your lessons. 

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Presenter(s): Donatella Fitzgerald

Research shows that reading for pleasure can promote better health and wellbeing. In this webinar we will see how Graded Readers can be a wonderful tool to help young learners engage with reading with practical ideas and activities to encourage children to read at home and become life-long readers.

Presenter: Donatella Fitzgerald

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Presenter: Donatella Fitzgerald

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