How can teacher educators encourage teachers to engage with research?

Watch a recording of our latest webinar with Daniel Xerri discussing how teacher educators can encourage teachers to engage with research.

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 third webinar in our interactive series will be facilitated by Daniel Xerri, Senior Lecturer in TESOL at the University of Malta. Daniel will be discussing the nature and value of research in informing teaching behaviour and providing some practical guidance and training room tips for teacher educators looking to encourage teachers to become more research engaged. The webinar will cover the main points contained in Daniel’s recently published How to guide for teacher educators on this theme.

Download the teacher development 'How to' guide 'How can teachers best be encouraged to engage with research?' below.


Recorded on Tuesday 6 September 2022 12.00 - 13.00 (UK time).

Watch the recording below.

About the speaker

Daniel Xerri is a Senior Lecturer in TESOL at the University of Malta. He holds postgraduate degrees in English, Applied Linguistics, and Business Administration, as well as a PhD in Education from the University of York. He is the author of many publications and has co-edited several books, including Becoming Research Literate: Supporting Teacher Research in English Language Teaching (2018, ETAS), ELT Research in Action: Bringing Together Two Communities of Practice (2020, IATEFL), and English for 21st Century Skills (2020, Express Publishing).

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Pre-webinar reading

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'How can teachers best be encouraged to engage with research – published and their own practitioner enquiry?'

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Submitted by Dereje Assefa on Sun, 03/12/2023 - 11:14

I have found this webinar informative, especially on what is and isn't research in a broad context in relation to the teaching profession, and it has given me clear information on steps that I can use to help teachers develop positive attitudes, beliefs, and skills in relation to classroom research. Moreover, I am happy to see the strategies for moving towards constructing good research questions by narrowing the scope.

Hi Dereje Assefa

Thanks for your feedback - we are glad that you found the webinar useful and hope it helps you in any future research!


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