How can teacher educators enhance learning and teaching in English-medium education?

Watch a recording of our previous webinar with Ann Veitch, as she explores effective collaborative strategies for teaching other subjects through English.

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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 teachers.

What is this webinar about?

In many educational contexts English is used as a language of learning and teaching for academic subjects. English as a language of learning and teaching can take a number of forms, including English-medium education (EME), also known as English-medium instruction (EMI), and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). There are many considerations and factors which influence the appropriacy and effectiveness of English as a language of learning and teaching – not least of which is the need for close collaboration between language specialists and academic subject specialists.

How can English language teachers and teacher educators work together with academic subject teachers who use English as a language of learning and teaching to create environments in which learners develop both their English language skills and their subject knowledge? Ann Veitch, English in a Multilingual World lead at the British Council, discusses how collaborative approaches in English as a language of learning and teaching contexts can help to improve student learning outcomes.

When?

Recorded on Tuesday 23 January 2024, 12.00 - 13.00 (UK time). See what time this is in your location.

About the speaker

Ann is British Council’s global lead for English as a language of learning and teaching and English within multilingual education, responsible for the British Council’s global programme ‘English in a multilingual world’. She is author of the British Council’s perspective on English in higher education – English medium and co-author of a Global mapping of English-medium instruction in higher education. Her interests are in inclusion and equity within English as a language of learning and teaching contexts, multilingual pedagogies and Global Englishes. Based in Scotland, Ann has worked in English language teaching, teacher education, academic and programme management for 23 years. She has worked in Poland, Egypt, Qatar, Tanzania and the UAE.

 

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Submitted by Cath McLellan on Tue, 01/09/2024 - 07:51

Hi JAR

Thanks for your comment and of course you can join this webinar! All of our webinars are free to join to anyone who might be interested (although some are aimed more at teacher educators or teachers).  Just click above to register. 

Hope you find the event interesting,

Cath

TeachingEnglish team.

Submitted by JAR on Mon, 01/08/2024 - 12:51

Hi. I am aware that this webinar is specifically aimed for TE. I am (EAL) teaching assistant but I would really like to attend and earn something valuable from this webinar. Is that possible?

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