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Reflective talk: making conversation a tool for learning
About the webinar
In this webinar we explore the value of reflection as a teacher educator, the ways teacher educators talk to both themselves and each other and identify the key features of those conversations which tend towards internal and collaborative reflective practice. We then analyse practical guided reflective-interaction activities for their potential uses for mentors, trainers, and teacher educators in both the staffroom and the training room. And perhaps, the café.
About the speaker
Martyn Clarke has been an ELT professional for 30 years and in more than fifteen countries in UK, Europe, Central America and Africa. As a consultant teacher trainer, he has worked on pre-service and in-service education development projects around the world. He has designed and taught UK under- and post-graduate teacher development programmes for universities and teacher/management development seminars, workshops and courses across Europe and the Middle East. He has delivered international workshops and presentations for Oxford University Press and is a tutor, writer and editor for the Oxford Teacher Academy Courses. As an Affiliate Trainer for the Norwich Institute for Language Education (NILE), Martyn is the module leader for the Management in Language Education and trainer on the Trainer Development MA modules both online and face-to-face. His main professional interests are the processes of management/trainer development and teacher support in all aspects of their professional roles.
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