Gender in language teacher education

Watch a recording of our latest webinar for teacher educators with Laura McWilliams looking at important questions relating to gender in teacher education.

Who is this webinar for?

Exclusively for Teacher Educators who have a role in supporting the professional development of English language teachers.

What is this webinar about?

The second webinar in our interactive series will be facilitated by Laura McWilliams, a teacher educator at the British Council who uses her experience, insight and passion to discuss some of the key questions relating to gender in teacher education. Laura takes a practical look at issues of bias and representation in the materials, language and interaction patterns we use in the training room and suggests simple ways for teacher educators to promote gender equality.

Recorded on 9 August 2022

Watch the recording below


About the speaker

Laura McWilliams is the Head of Young Learners for the British Council, for the Middle East & Africa region, based in Cairo. She is a highly experienced teacher educator and is a tutor on the Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate and the Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. She has specific expertise and considerable practitioner experience in promoting gender equality in English Language Teaching through her work in supporting teachers. She presents regularly at national and international conferences and volunteers on the IATEFL Young Learners and Teenagers Special Interest Group committee to support the global YL ELT community.

Supporting material for this webinar

Connect with a global network of teacher educators and share comments on specific aspects of the webinar theme by visiting our Padlet wall.

Tell us what you think 

We want to understand current attitudes and practice in relation to gender equality in teacher education and how we might provide opportunities for discussion within the teacher educator network and community.

Take the ten-minute survey on gender equality in teacher education

 

Read the research

Download the British Council commissioned research: 'Creating an inclusive school environment'. Pages 63–114 talk about gender and inclusion in schools. 

Get up to speed on gender in teacher education

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Comments

Submitted by annele on Thu, 08/04/2022 - 11:29

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Hi Leilei, 

Glad to hear it's interesting for you, have you found the 'register here' link above?

Anne

TeachingEnglish team

Hi, please click on the text where it says 'Register here'. It will take you to the registration page.

Thanks

Paul (TeachingEnglish team)

Submitted by Paul Braddock on Fri, 08/05/2022 - 07:44

In reply to by Muhammed Alis

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Hi, please click on the text where it says 'Register here'. It will take you to the registration page.

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Paul (TeachingEnglish team)

Submitted by Paul Braddock on Fri, 08/05/2022 - 07:44

In reply to by nazteaching

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Hi, please click on the text where it says 'Register here'. It will take you to the registration page.

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Paul (TeachingEnglish team)

Submitted by Ahmed albabili on Thu, 08/04/2022 - 19:40

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Actually, this is a good subject to be discussed by everyone.Waiting to get some new information about this discussion abd webinar.

Hi, please click on the text where it says 'Register here'. It will take you to the registration page.

Thanks

Paul (TeachingEnglish team)

Hi, please click on the text where it says 'Register here'. It will take you to the registration page.

Thanks

Paul (TeachingEnglish team)

Submitted by Paul Braddock on Mon, 08/08/2022 - 06:55

In reply to by haiderali310

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Hi, please click on the text where it says 'Register here'. It will take you to the registration page.

Thanks

Paul (TeachingEnglish team)

Submitted by Mehdiababaf on Sun, 08/07/2022 - 10:44

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Hello,
After registration, I only received the webinar ID but not any passcode! What's the problem?

Hi, 

If you registered, you should have received an email with the link to join and a passcode.

Thanks

Paul (TeachingEnglish team)

Submitted by abomalak on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 10:19

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...Thanks so much for your useful webinars ..but what about getting a certificate of attendance? Thanks so much 🙏

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