Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Two Online IATEFL Events

The IATEFL Learning Technologies special interest group kindly invites you to participate in the following online events as part of the Social Media week being organised by the British Council, Moscow:

Session One:
'Social Media for Continuous Professional Development in ELT' 

( a round table online discussion )

The discussion will take place on:
Thursday 22nd September from 14:00 -15:00 CET
(check your local time here:

During the discussion, a number of invited guest speakers from different parts of the world will be talking about how they see the role of social media for CPD in ELT.

You can enter the Adobe Connect webinar room using this link:

Session Two:
A presentation on Gaming in Education

The discussion will take place on:
Friday 23rd September from 17:00 -18:00 CET
(check your local time here:

You can enter the Adobe Connect webinar room using this link:

* Please note this is because space is limited to 100 participants (including the panel guests) – please turn up early to ensure a 'virtual seat' in the discussion room

This online event is part of the 'Social Media Week' organised by the British Council in Moscow (see
for details)

These sessions will also be recorded and made available for those who are not able to attend live.


Graham Stanley
IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) course in Tripoli

Is TKT for you?

  • Would like to teach English but haven’t started yet?
  • Are you already teaching English  but don’t have teaching qualifications?
  • Have you trained sometime ago and need to refresh your knowledge?

What is TKT?

It is a foundation in the core areas of knowledge needed for English Language teaching.

It will help you to understand:

  • different methodologies for teaching 
  • the ‘language of teaching’
  • the ways in which resources can be used 
  • the key aspects of lesson planning 
  • classroom management methods for different needs

Our teachers will prepare you to take the ESOL TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test )

When: 17th February to 21st April 2011 Every Saturday 13:15 to 17:45 (40-hour course)
Where: British Council, Tripoli
How much: 460LYD

* You need at least Intermediate 3 level English to join this course.

Want to be a better language teacher! 
What are you waiting for ? 

Contact British Council, Tripoli:
T + 218 (0) 21 484 3164 – 67

Thursday, January 27, 2011

English Language Training Workshops - Sat. Jan. 29, 2011

The English Teachers' Forum is pleased to announce .....

In preparation for the upcoming ELT Conference, the British Council, Libya will present the following workshops with feedback sessions to English teachers in Libya:

  • Recycling & Reviewing Vocabulary for All Levels

                Presented by two British Council teachers, Jo and Emma Myszka

  • Monitoring During Speaking Activities

              Presented by Shaheena Bakhshov, British Council Country Project Manager

Date: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Time: 4:00pm
Venue: British Council, Libya - Rooms 6 & 8 (see map below)
* These workshops are open to the public and are free of charge.