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In this section, you will find a number of publications, webinar recordings, conference presentations and interviews, as well as video tips which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Managing the lesson'. From advice on how to teach primary-aged students to supporting adult learners in the EFL classroom, the content you will find here is practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of learners.

16 December, 2021
Watch a recording of our webinar with Sarah Smith and Claire Steele, looking at increasing the level of challenge in...
23 July, 2020
Download the guidance to help you develop your skills in the professional practice 'Managing the lesson'.
6 April, 2020
Watch a recording of the sixth in our series of webinars to help teachers giving classes remotely.
3 February, 2020
Watch a recording of our webinar with Tracey Chapelton looking at speaking activities with primary-aged learners.
17 October, 2019
This self-study guide for teachers and teacher educators looks at managing the lesson.
7 February, 2019
In this self-study guide, teachers will find some useful theory and practice on managing lessons effectively.
21 December, 2018
Watch a recording of Chris Roland's webinar 'Talking to teenagers in the English language classroom'.
26 July, 2016
This talk looks at strategies for creating a positive learning environment.
14 April, 2015
In May 2014 we published a video of Winnie Pang during her first class with a group of very young learners. In this...
24 October, 2014
Download a series of six Top Tips posters designed by Master Trainers based in India.
8 May, 2014
In this video, Winnie Pang demonstrates several activities that can be used with 5 year-old children who are in their...
11 April, 2014
Watch a recording of this webinar looking at micro writing activities.
Humour in the classroom
13 January, 2014
Our latest teaching tip looks at how using humour in the classroom can help with classroom management as well as create...
classroom management teaching tip
29 April, 2013
This teaching tip with David Rixon looks more closely at this topic and offers practical advice on how best to manage...
22 February, 2013
This research paper explores teachers' attitudes to own-language use in the classroom.
5 July, 2012
This paper reports on an oral interactions between lecturers and international students.
26 September, 2011
This very practical and 'teacher-friendly' publication was produced following a Hornby workshop on teaching large...
28 June, 2011
Do you have days when your learners seem tired or lacking in energy? How do you re-energise them?
26 August, 2010
Do you think about colours, fonts and grouping when you use a board or prepare a presentation?
Monitoring - methodology article
6 July, 2006
Monitoring is a classroom management technique loosely defined as listening to the learners for their accuracy and...