In this talk, John looks at the what the Continuing Professional Development Framework for teacher educators is and how it can be used.

Date: 6 October 2016

Link to the recorded talk: http://britishcouncil.adobeconnect.com/p9hsch757sf/

John's presentation will discuss three things:

1. the rationale underpinning the characteristics of the CPD Framework for teacher educators in relation to:

  • overall competence
  • the professional practices and their sub-elements
  • the enabling skills
  • the self-awareness features
  • the development stages

2. how the framework was developed

3. how it might be used to:

  • define professional development pathways
  • identify specific areas for professional development
  • inform the content of programmes designed to develop the competence of teacher educators
  • organise resources that contribute to the professional development of teacher educators
  • evaluate progress of teacher educators in their continuing professional development

About the speaker: 

John Shackleton works for the British Council in London as Operations Manager, English for Education Systems. He has been involved in ELT for over 30 years, as a teacher, teacher trainer, trainer trainer, teaching centre manager, consultant and project manager. He has spent most of his career overseas - in France, Turkey, South Korea, Russia, Morocco, Japan and India. His areas of interest include quality assurance and competency frameworks for teachers and teacher educators.

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