TeachingEnglish: Key digital skills

Develop beginner digital skills and learn how to use documents, worksheets, search, presentations and videoconferencing to enhance your teaching. Access 'Key digital skills' from 6 August 2024. Enrolment for this free course will open soon.

Welcome to 'TeachingEnglish: Key digital skills'


How will the course help you?

Develop beginner digital skills and learn how to use documents, worksheets, search, presentations and videoconferencing to enhance your teaching.


What does the course include?

TeachingEnglish: Key digital skills is a self-study training course, which is divided into three hour modules. It also includes:

  • A dedicated Facebook community of course participants with up-to-date insight, resources and innovative ideas for you to try out.
  • Engaging discussions taking place in the Facebook community
  • Live events with your course tutor and language teaching experts.
  • A free workbook with extra learning content and resources.

What will you learn?

Module 1: Using word processors

This module explores how to work with word processing programs, like Microsoft Word or Google Docs.

Module 2 - Using slideshows

This module explores how to work with slideshow programs, like PowerPoint or Google Slides.

Module 3 - Using spreadsheets and search

This module introduces you to using spreadsheets to keep track of learners' marks and exam results. It also introduces you to search engines and how to use them more efficiently.

Module 4 - Videoconferencing

This aim of this module is to help you use videoconferencing in your teaching - using tools like Zoom to meet your learners online and conduct classes with them.


When is the course?

We will run the free online modules again in August / September 2024. The course will open for enrolment soon.


    How much does the course cost?

    The course is free.


    How can you get a certificate?

    You will receive a certificate if you successfully complete all self-study modules.


    What level of English do you need?

    Minimum CEFR B1


    What can you do now?

    If you're interested in learning more about key digital skills, you can:

    Comments

    Submitted by Said H on Tue, 04/16/2024 - 21:05

    As far as, we're in the century of technology, teaching a language has emerged innovatively in using technological tools in classes to facilitate the task of teaching and learning. This is why every English teacher has to be ready for the innovation.
    Thank you, British Council Free Training Courses for always giving us these opportunities.

    Submitted by AbdullahFakhree on Sat, 02/24/2024 - 16:45

    Thank you so much for the valuable meetings. Were the meetings recorded so we can watch them again?

    Submitted by afsana.sultana.23 on Mon, 01/22/2024 - 19:04

    I would like to learn more about teaching english. I understood very well that now a days teaching english is about introduce more degital & fun way of teaching.I believe, "to teach interactive way means to achieve goal."And therefore I am trying to learn more with British Council. I would like to thanks thousand time to British Council to give me chance and make it easy for me. Thank you.

    Thanks Asfana for your comment - we're glad you are finding our courses and resources useful!

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    Thanks,

    Cath

    TeachingEnglish team

     

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