In this section, you will find a number of blog posts, which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Taking responsibility for professional development'. From newly-qualified teachers to those with many years of experience, the blog posts you will find here are practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your ongoing professional development.

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The brave new world of teachers in 2020

Every teacher takes on multiple roles, specialist, advisor, friend, facilitator and above all a teacher is in loco parentis. This continues in the virtual world too. But the biggest question is – who will guide us in these difficult times? I think the teaching community – all of us teachers will have to help and guide each other.

Teacher Wellbeing

Written by Carol Norbury

We hear lots of talk of student wellbeing and quite rightly so, but what about teacher wellbeing? If the teacher isn't in a good place how can we expect the students to be in a good place and for learning to take place?

Here are some thoughts and 8 tips for teachers concerned about their own wellbeing:

Professional Development Now

‘If we create a culture where every teacher believes they need to improve, not because they are not good enough, but because they can be even better, there is no limit to what we can achieve.' -  Professor Dylan Wiliam

Research and insight

Browse fascinating case studies, research papers, publications and books by researchers and ELT experts from around the world.

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