In this section, you will find a number of publications, webinar recordings, conference presentations and interviews, as well as video tips which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Taking responsibility for professional development'. From advice on how to teach primary-aged students to supporting adult learners in the EFL classroom, the content you will find here is practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of learners.

7 November, 2019
This paper reports research investigating the experiences of teacher learners carrying out reflective writing.
1 November, 2019
Edited by Alan Maley, this book collects together teachers' narratives and reveals the value of reflecting on...
30 October, 2019
This article reports findings from a study which looked at the use of technology-enhanced learning in a CPD (continuing...
17 October, 2019
This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at taking responsibility for professional development.
3 October, 2019
This paper is a report of a narrative inquiry which aimed to analyse ELT teachers' stories of resilience.
28 September, 2019
Watch a recording of this discussion forum with Desislava Zareva, Nelson Arditto, Cristiana Osan, Teodora Naiba and...
28 September, 2019
Watch a recording of this talk by Lucy Norris at the World Teachers' Day web conference 2019.
28 September, 2019
Watch this talk by Roxana Zapata from the World Teachers' Day web conference 2019.
10 September, 2019
A collection of  self-access guides to help teachers plan and shape their professional development.
23 February, 2019
This report details and evaluates the range of video-based practices currently being used in language teacher education.
19 December, 2018
This paper reports on B-MELTT (Blending MOOCs for English Language Teacher Training) and explores how the integration...
30 October, 2018
Research is defined in the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary as a careful study of a subject, especially in order to...
20 September, 2018
This book contains stories from the Champion Teachers Peru programme, showcasing and celebrating ten English language...
27 April, 2018
This non-academic research book demonstrates ten teacher educators' professional reflective journeys through action...
6 October, 2017
This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the range and type of Master’s courses in English language teaching (...
15 March, 2017
In this article, Simon Borg and Jon Parnham write about the benefits of mentoring schemes in the context of a large-...
10 February, 2017
Much has been written about Teacher Action Research.  
5 December, 2016
On 14 December 2016, Tim Phillips gave a presentation on discovering how we find our way through professional...
2 August, 2016
How can we become champions for change in challenging teaching contexts?
28 July, 2016
Colin Bangay looks at teacher education in resource constrained countries. 
28 July, 2016
This panel discussion with Chris Farrell, David Petrie, Peter Clements and Sarah Smith explores the theme of action...
28 July, 2016
Jeremy Phillips looks at a framework for improving reflective teaching methods.
27 July, 2016
In this talk, Nicky looks at the importance of digital literacies and the need for training to be given to teachers in...
26 July, 2016
This practical talk looks at how teachers can develop professionally online.
26 July, 2016
This talk with Phil Bird, Julie Day and Celine Castelino explores innovative teacher development in the English My Way...
25 July, 2016
In this talk, Chris Cavey looks at how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be used for professional development.  
18 March, 2016
This book provides nine easily accessible examples of exploratory action research projects and highlights the...
9 November, 2015
The British Council's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework for teachers is for teachers of all subjects...
2 March, 2015
Edited by George Pickering and Professor Paul GunashekarThis volume is a compilation of some select presentations made...