The role of teacher associations in teacher education

Watch a recording of our recent webinar for teacher educators with Eric Ekembe looking at the role and value teacher associations have in teacher education.

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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 sixth webinar in our interactive series will be facilitated by Eric Ekembe, Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the Higher Teacher Training College (ENS) Yaounde, Cameroon. Eric discusses the role of teacher associations, the challenges they face, the opportunities they provide and what the future may hold. Eric draws on his own and existing research to provide insight, examples and practical guidance for teacher educators on how they can contribute to and benefit from country-based professional associations of English language teachers.


Recorded on 6 December 2022 12.00 - 13.00 (UK time). See what time this is in your location.


About the speaker

Eric Enongene Ekembe is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the Higher Teacher Training College  (ENS) Yaounde, Cameroon and  holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. Eric is the coordinator of Cameroon English Language and Literature Teachers' Association (CAMELTA) Research Group and outreach coordinator of IATEFL ReSIG. He has published research articles in peer-reviewed journals and is co-editor of Interdisciplinarity in the 21st Century Global Dispensation: Research in Language, Literature, & Education in Africa and lead editor of Interface between English Language education and practice (forthcoming) Palgrave Macmillan.

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This report documents the learning from the PRELIM project, which established twenty digital partnerships between UK language schools and university language centres on the one hand, and national English teacher associations in Official Development Aid-eligible countries around the world on the other: 
Partnered Remote Language Improvement (PRELIM) project report

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Submitted by sharmeen.farzan on Sat, 12/10/2022 - 09:35

Hi, This is Sharmeen Farzana. Due to travelling to the Lisbon, I could not attend the webinar as the time differ and I failed to match it. Is that possible to get my certificate after going through the full recorded version?

Thank you.

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 12/12/2022 - 11:56

In reply to by sharmeen.farzan

Hi Sharmeen

We can only provide certificates for people who attend the webinar live I'm afraid.



TeachingEnglish team

Submitted by Mohamed Abdelk… on Wed, 12/07/2022 - 19:05


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