How can teacher educators encourage motivation, a sense of identity and resilience?

Watch a recording of our recent webinar for teacher educators with Mark Almond, looking at how to build motivation and resilience. 

Who is this webinar for?

Please note the content of this webinar is not aimed at teachers and is specifically for Teacher Educators who have a role in supporting the professional development of English language teachers.

What is this webinar about?

The fifth webinar in our interactive series is facilitated by Mark Almond, Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Language and Linguistics at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. Mark discusses some practical activities that teacher educators can integrate into their support for teachers that contribute to developing enduring motivation, a sense of professional identity and resilience. The webinar covers the main points contained in Mark’s recently published 'How to guide for teacher educators' on this theme. 


Recorded on 21 November 2022 12.00 - 13.00 (UK time). See what time this is in your location.

Watch the recording below.

About the speaker

Mark Almond is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Language and Linguistics at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. At undergraduate level, he specialises in sociolinguistics and public and interpersonal communication, and at postgraduate level, in approaches and methodologies in English Language Teaching. He has worked as a teacher, trainer and consultant in Europe, Asia and South America. His main areas of interest are in the use of drama and theatre in language teaching and performance-related skills for effective and affective teaching to maximise socio-psychological harmony and success in the classroom. He has published two books with Pavilion: Teaching English with Drama (2005) and Putting the Human Centre Stage – practical theatre techniques to develop teacher presence, rapport and a positive classroom community (2019).

Supporting material for this webinar

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Download the British Council commissioned research from Mark Almond:
'How to guide for teacher educators: Supporting teacher motivation, identity and resilience'

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Submitted by Geks4x4 on Tue, 01/03/2023 - 06:39

I am going to share the link of the webinar's videos with every teacher educator I know.

Submitted by Suman on Sat, 12/03/2022 - 09:15

Really inspiring and gave great insight into conducting good webinars as well.

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