Tag: training

From Language Skills to Teaching Prowess

There are many paths to becoming a teacher of a second or foreign language: for some, it’s the natural progression from studying a language; others start by giving informal individual, private, or group classes or helping friends study their own language. Having lived in a country where demand for your language is...

Measuring Teacher Impact

Verso Learning’s platform is a teaching resource designed to collect evidence and data from the classroom to develop and deliver personalized professional development and measure a teacher’s impact on student learning. The platform uses student response data, along with feedback from teachers, to recommend research-based strategies capable of enhancing the relationship between teacher and student.Teachers have access to high-impact...

Launch of First Online Chinese Teacher Training Program

Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) – an international university promoting Chinese language and culture and Academic Partnerships – a leading organisation supporting worldwide online learning have today announced the launch of the world’s first International Online Chinese Teacher Training Program (ICTP).The fully online program available at BLCU is aimed at training students to teach Chinese as a...

Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship

National Council of Teachers of English: Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training ScholarshipThe Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship provides funding for professional development experiences for English/Language Arts teachers in public educational institutions to enhance teaching skills and/or career development in teaching. Maximum Award: $500 Eligibility: Teachers of English/Language Arts in a publicly funded institution. Deadline: January 31, 2010 http://www.ncte.org/second/awards/wheadonFor more language funding opportunities, click here.