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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.

Professional competence 1 - methodology article
28 March, 2003
Here is a selection of top tips to help teachers of English develop their professional competence. They cover issues of...
Professional competence 2 - methodology article
28 March, 2003
Here is a selection of top tips to help teachers of English develop their professional competence. They cover issues of...
Repertoire - methodology article
15 January, 2003
All teachers have a variety of techniques and activities that they regularly use - their repertoire.
16 July, 2021
See our latest blog topics for July - September 2021
Four women talking in front of a laptop computer
24 June, 2021
Find out about the relaunch of 'The Teacher Trainer Journal'.
ICEPELL Symposium 2021 conference logo
19 May, 2021
Find out how you can join the ICEPELL Symposium 2021 online from 7-8 June 2021.
29 April, 2021
Find out more about this FutureLearn course from University of Southampton and the University of Essex.
19 April, 2021
Watch a recording of this webinar with Ana Garcia-Stone looking at what makes a successful Community of Practice.
24 March, 2021
Read a selection of practical blog posts from our most recent topics.
15 January, 2021
See our latest blog topics and find out how you can become a TeachingEnglish blogger.
18 December, 2020
Read the latest post from Larry Ferlazzo looking at distance learning for English language learners (ELLs).
15 December, 2020
Read the latest blog post from Katherine Bilsborough, looking at teacher wellbeing
14 October, 2020
Watch a recording of this one-hour webinar with Steve Walsh from Newcastle University, looking at evidence-based...
6 October, 2020
Watch a recording of the international awards that celebrate excellence in innovation in English language teaching and...
12 March, 2018
In this webinar Simon Borg discusses the importance of teacher evaluation and ways of designing teacher evaluation...
4 April, 2017
British Council Teaching for Success is the British Council’s approach to teacher development in state education...
10 February, 2017
Much has been written about Teacher Action Research. 
28 July, 2016
Sinead Laffan shares some simple development activities which teachers can undertake in their own practice.
3 February, 2016
Telling stories of professional experience can be a powerful form of development for teachers and teacher educators,...
11 December, 2015
The British Council’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework is a guide to all those involved in education...