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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.

24 November, 2017
The book is a collection of stories of success and of teacher-inquiry.
6 October, 2017
This is a comprehensive overview of the range and type of Master’s courses in English language teaching in the UK.
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.  
2 August, 2016
How can we become champions for change in challenging teaching contexts?
28 July, 2016
Briony Beaven explores the practice of telling stories of professional experience as a powerful form of development.
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, Tim Phillips looks at transformational CPD, what it is and what it means to you.
25 July, 2016
In this talk, Chris Cavey looks at how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be used for professional development.  
25 July, 2016
In this talk, Kirsten examines the theory behind CPD frameworks, their construction and how they are currently being...
25 July, 2016
In this talk, Claire and Suzanne look at the affordances of video in peer observation.
19 July, 2016
This discussion between Huma Riaz and Anastasia Nikulenko explores effective peer observation.
18 March, 2016
This book provides nine easily accessible examples of exploratory action research projects.
9 November, 2015
The British Council's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework for teachers is for teachers of all subjects. 
11 May, 2015
Teaching blogs contain a wealth of information, but it can be hard to know where to start. In this webinar, Sandy shows...
2 March, 2015
This collection of papers reflects on diverse backgrounds, contexts and perspectives assembled at the conference.
25 February, 2015
In this collections you will find will a valuable insight into CPD in different contexts in Turkey.
15 September, 2014
This publication brings together thirteen papers covering a wide range of educational contexts.
18 August, 2014
This research focused on teaching practice performance of non-native English language teacher trainees.
23 June, 2014
 This paper explores impact of the pre-service English language education on the trainees' beliefs.
11 November, 2013
This paper investigates the nature of inspiring English language teaching.
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...
28 September, 2013
This publication examines the many contexts in which English teaching and learning takes place around the world.
4 July, 2013
In this collection of case studies you will find a range of CPD practices in different Indian settings.
4 July, 2013
This bibliography lists a wide range of materials concerning the aspects of and perspectives on CPD.