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Language for Resilience: Teaching with minimal resources
Welcome to the Language for Resilience online training series
There will be four training modules for teachers in the series, each with different start dates:
- 7 - 18 December 2020: An introduction to trauma and its effects in the classroom
- 4 - 15 January 2021: Dealing with very challenging behaviour
- 1 - 12 February 2021: Teaching with minimal resources (this module)
- 1 - 12 March 2021: Context and positioning - core skills in your context
About this module
Understand how to utilise learners as a resource for teaching and learning in low-resource contexts. Take this module and see how creativity, personalisation and learner-generated resources can contribute to rich and meaningful learning.
Teaching with minimal resources is a three-hour self-study training module, which is divided into three one-hour units.
- By the end of unit 1, you'll be able to identify the resources available in the classroom.
- By the end of unit 2, you'll be able to use a variety of activities when teaching with limited resources and adapt an activity for a particular teaching context
- By the end of unit 3, you'll be able to analyse the advantages and disadvantages of different activities and be more resourceful when faced with a low-resource context
Start date: 1st February 2021
Duration: Three hours self-study (available for four weeks between 1st and 12th February 2021)
*If you have not registered for any of the other courses in this series, you will need to create a free account to access the module
Level of English required:
CEFR B1 and above
Before your course starts, we recommend accessing the following resources:
- Facebook group - To get the most out of the course, join the Facebook group for course participants, practitioners, researchers and course developers to get support and advice from peers. This is where your moderators will be able to respond to your questions and help you with guidance.
- Research - Download our Language for Resilience report to learn about teachers and students needs in the Middle East and North Africa
- YouTube - Watch the Language for Resilience videos and subscribe to our YouTube channel to meet the staff, teachers and students making a difference in the Middle East and North Africa.
For participants who successfully complete all tasks and achieve a score of 70% or above in the online exercises, there will be a downloadable certificate of completion at the end of each module.