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.

Find a range of publications and research, as well as engaging and informative webinar and conference recordings from ELT experts around the world, that are relevant to the professional practice 'Taking responsibility for professional development'.
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11 November, 2013
This paper investigates the nature of inspiring English language teaching, reporting on observations of English...
4 October, 2013
‘Our teacher is always stressed. All he does is shout, shout, shout. He needs to calm down, stop taking it out on us’I...
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28 September, 2013
Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies and Professor Paul Gunashekar This volume is a collection of papers derived from the...
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4 July, 2013
Edited by Rod Bolitho and Amol PadwadWe hope that the ideas and experiences contained in this collection will provoke a...
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4 July, 2013
Amol Padwad and Krishna Dixit  This bibliography will help raise awareness about CPD among teaching professionals by...
27 June, 2013
This volume is an anthology of some select presentations made at the first international conference of English language...
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27 June, 2013
Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies This volume brings together papers and presentations from a three-day Primary...
28 February, 2013
Edited by Julian Edge and Steve Mann This publication will interest and stimulate anyone who is involved in planning...
2 January, 2013
Date: 16th January 2013Theme: In our January webinar, Willy Cardoso looked at several aspects of classroom-based...
1 September, 2012
Watch a recording of this talk by Chia Suan Chong from November 2012.
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3 April, 2012
Helen Emery This research paper reports on a global study of primary English teachers’ qualifications, training,...
18 March, 2012
Edited by Dr Christopher Tribble Drawing on a wide range of international experience, this new collection focuses on...
2 February, 2012
Alan Waters and Maria Luz C. VilchesEffective in-service training (INSET) is vital for both teacher development and...
11 January, 2012
Date: 19 January 2012Theme: Many teachers have found that social networks and media can provide valuable support for...
14 November, 2011
Viv Edwards and Daguo Li  This paper covers the impact of continuing professional development in China. 
26 September, 2011
This book, from 1990, looked at the practical benefits for teachers of classroom research.
26 September, 2011
Originally published in 1987, this book aimed to address teachers’ needs according to context.
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26 September, 2011
This volume dates from 1979 and is a gem for anyone interested in the early days of university level ELT qualifications...
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26 September, 2011
This book was produced following the Hornby workshop on language improvement for teachers in Senegal in 2009.
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26 September, 2011
Published in 1981, this slim volume is concerned with helping teachers to develop the commitment to and capacity for...
15 June, 2011
Reflective teaching means looking at what you do in the classroom, thinking about why you do it, and thinking about if...
27 April, 2011
The British Council and IATEFL are pleased to launch a new handbook for teachers' associations, called Running an...
11 April, 2011
A selection of papers presented at IATEFL 2010 by the British Council.
7 December, 2010
"Nice board work." This was a killer phrase back in the days before the invention of the interactive whiteboard. It...
18 June, 2010
The latest in our series of video tips is about being a teacher. What's important to you as a teacher? How do your...
27 January, 2010
All academic institutions have to demonstrate their commitment to providing effective teaching. Peer observation has an...
Personal Learning Networks - resources article - guest writers
18 November, 2009
I'm fortunate enough to be able to go to quite a few face-to-face conferences every year, generally as a speaker,...
21 October, 2009
Previously, I looked at all the basic questions we can ask about being an English language teacher trainer, educator or...
13 February, 2009
Lifelong learning and continuous professional development in my opinion are much the same thing.
12 December, 2008
Which voices do you hear in the course of your professional life, as you prepare, teach and reflect? Which ones are the...

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