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Towards an Effective CPD for EL Teachers

Used during The Digital English Tunisia 3.0 Seminar at ISLAB.

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Towards an Effective CPD for EL Teachers

  1. 1. Towards an Effective CPD for EL Teachers hamdins@gmail.com BY: HAMDI NSIR The Digital English Tunisia 3.0 Seminar | ISLAB | 10-11-2015
  2. 2. What is CPD? Why is it important? How can we go about it? On the Agenda:
  3. 3. 'a combination of approaches, ideas and techniques that will help you manage your own learning and growth.' Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Definition:
  4. 4. Definition: 'any process or activity that provides added value to the capability of the individual through an increase in professional knowledge, skills and personal qualities necessary for the appropriate execution of professional and technical duties, often termed ‘competence’. APA (The Association of Personal Assistants).
  5. 5. – be continuous – be driven by the learning needs and development – be essential, never an optional extra. – be evaluative: reflect! What did you learn? How have you applied what you learnt in real life? SOURCE: CIPD Definition… CPD should
  6. 6. • Wherever you are in your career now, and whatever you want to achieve, your CPD should be exactly that: yours. (CIPD) It is also personalised… Published on April 27th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson
  7. 7. • Define your own CPD and tell us about your own experience… What does CPD mean to you?
  8. 8. •Optional or necessary? •Benefits of CPD? •Barriers to CPD? Why is it important?
  9. 9. • * Shows a productive and proactive approach to your career. • *Encourages reflection and exchange of experiences • *Encourages planning to address skills and gaps. Gain more flexibility/ adaptability. • *Builds confidence and credibility. • *Reflect on your learning and progression. • *Potential to earn more. • *Potential for promotion. • *Continious update of skills Benefits of CPD
  10. 10. Barriers to CPD
  11. 11. Quote…
  12. 12. Scenarios – plan your CPD How can I go about it? What do I want/need to learn? Steps/efforts to achieve this? resources or support? Success criteria? Formal CPD or Informal CPD??
  13. 13. Formal CPD • Accredited, recognised qualification • Event or programme • Mentoring programme • Committee role • Conference organising Informal CPD • Free webinars • Developing networks • Informal information exchange – Tweet up • Reading pro press How can I go about it?
  14. 14. Reflective practice What did I do? What did I learn? Why did I do it? How have/will I use what I’ve learnt?
  15. 15. Know well what you need
  16. 16. Resources with recognized certification
  17. 17. MOOCs
  18. 18. 1.What is offered? 2.Who is it for? 3.Do you have to pay? If yes, how much? 4.How easy is it to use? 5.What are the advantages? 6.What are some disadvantages?
  19. 19. http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/teacher-training http://ihworld.com/online-training http://www.tesol.org/attend-and-learn/online-courses- seminars http://www.macmillanenglish.com/professional- development/ http://www.pearsonelt.com/professionaldevelopment https://www.coursera.org https://www.futurelearn.com/
  20. 20. Thank you!

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