Tue 2nd September 2014

Teacher Training Programmes

We have two types of programme:

  1. For international teachers and trainee teachers from both within and outside the European Union, Scandinavia and Turkey. These can be individually designed programmes, but more often take the format described below.
  2. The Comenius sponsored programme in Teaching Skills and Methodologies, with educational leadership seminars. Applicants are eligible for European Commission grants, and must be nationals of the European Union, Scandinavia or Turkey.

Refresher programmes for international teachers

Teacher Training ProgrammesThe course is aimed at trainee or practising teachers of English and other subjects, who wish to develop their language and teaching skills further.

The course includes:

  • developing command of written and spoken English and building confidence in using English in the classroom
  • grammar clinics
  • vocabulary and pronunciation
  • reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
  • classroom activities
  • using games and music in the classroom
  • planning effective lessons
  • using resources and , media (e.g. video, newspapers, computers, the internet)
  • observation of lessons at various levels

At the end of the course you will have:

  • explored teaching methods and resources
  • improved your classroom and presentational skills
  • improved your own language skills

Structure of the programme:

In general, participants have 20 morning lessons and 10 afternoon sessions which include visits to schools, universities,and suppliers of educational resources. We are also able to tailor programmes to meet special requirements.

Teaching skills and methodologies, with educational leadership seminars : Comenius Programme

Applicants for this programme (from European and Scandinavian States, and also Turkey) are eligible for a grant from the European Commission . For information on applying for the grant please visit http://ec.europa.eu/education/trainingdatabase

The course reference is UK-2008-758-001 and the full details can be seen here

TITLE OF TRAINING ACTIVITY

IN THE LANGUAGE OF TUITION

English : Teaching skills and methodologies, with educational leadership seminars

TYPE OF TRAINING ACTIVITY
TRAINING AIMED AT PARTICIPANTS RECEIVING

A GRANT FOR EITHER COMENIUS OR GRUNDTVIG TARGET GROUPS

ORIGIN OF TRAINING
OTHER COURSES NOT RESULTING FROM A PREVIOUS SOCRATES PROJECT

THEMATIC FIELD OF TRAINING

IN-SERVICE TRAINING IN THE FIELD OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES

TRAINING IS IN LANGUAGE TEACHING METHODOLOGY

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

LANGUAGES USED FOR TRAINING

MAIN LANGUAGE: English

OTHER LANGUAGE/S USED DURING TRAINING:

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
LANGUAGE VERSION(S) IN WHICH MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED:
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

EDUCATION SECTOR OF TRAINING PARTICIPANTS

SCHOOL AND PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION
  • Pre-Primary
  • Primary
  • General secondary
  • Vocational/Technical secondary
ADULT EDUCATION
  • Adult education provider
  • Higher education institution offering outreach courses for adults
  • Organisations working with migrant groups/ethnic minorities
  • Centres for guidance, counselling or accreditation
  • Other sectors of adult education
TARGET AUDIENCE
  • Teachers (Pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs)
  • Teacher trainers
  • Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors
  • Headteachers/principals/managers of schools/organisations offering adult education
  • Members of students/teachers councils in adult education
INSTITUTION ORGANISING TRAINING
  • NAME OF THE ORGANISATION:
  • oxford international study centre
  • STREET AND NUMBER:
  • 7 St Aldates
  • POSTCODE:
  • OX1 1BS -
  • TOWN / CITY:
  • oxford
  • COUNTRY:
  • United Kingdom
  • WEBSITE:
  • www.oxintstudycentre.com

  • ORGANISER/S OF TRAINING
  • :
  • PERSON 1:
  • carolyn llewelyn
  • TEL NR:
  • 00 44 1865 201009
  • FAX NR:
  • 0044 1865 201006
  • EMAIL:
  • This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • PERSON 2:
  • robert parker
  • TEL NR:
  • as above
  • FAX NR:
  • as above
  • EMAIL:
  • This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
FULL DESCRIPTION OF TRAINING CONTENTS

IN THE LANGUAGE OF TRAINING: (ENGLISH)

  • Preparation
    Oxford International Education Centre will provide detailed proposals for each individual or instition on receipt of their application. A needs analysis will be sent to them.
  • Objectives
    The course is aimed at trainee or practising teachers of English , French, German and Spanish who wish to develop their language and teaching skills further. It is also suitable for school managers of those institutions predominantly involved with the teaching of European languages.
  • Methodology
    The course includes:
    • developing command of written and spoken English, French, German or Spanish and building confidence in using the language in the classroom
    • grammar clinics
    • extending vocabulary and pronunciation
    • developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
    • managing classroom activities
    • using games and music in the classroom
    • planning effective lessons
    • using resources and , media (e.g. video, newspapers, computers, the internet
  • Follow-up
    At the end of the course the participant will have:
    • explored teaching methods and resources
    • improved classroom and presentational skills
    • improved their own language skills
    • received a feedback questionnaire
    • set up email links with their tutors for advice
    • established a link between OISC and their schools for educational visits and exchanges.

PROGRAMME OF TRAINING ACTIVITIES (DAY BY DAY)

IN THE LANGUAGE OF TRAINING:

In general, participants have 20 morning lessons and 10 afternoon sessions which include visits to schools, universities,and suppliers of educational resources. We are also able to tailor programmes to meet special requirements.
Monday : Methodology and Advanced vocabulary clinic
Tuesday: Regional variations of English, Advanced Grammar Clinic, Lesson Planning
Wednesday: Special interest group training sessions eg for teachers of sciences, Role Play,Using resources- newspapers, internet, video,computers
Thursday:Special interest group training sessions eg for teachers of Geography. Methodology,Lesson Planning
Friday: Visit to Oxford University Department of Education, Vocabulary extender session,English examinations eg IELTS - preparing and assessing students

TYPE OF CERTIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE AWARDED
IN THE LANGUAGE OF TRAINING:

Certificate of attendance and description of training content and time input.
ENGLISH: Certificate of attendance and description of training content and time input.

INFORMATION ON COURSE SESSION/S
SESSION 1
  • NAME OF HOST INSTITUTION:
  • oxford international study centre
  • POSTCODE:
  • OX1 1BS
  • TOWN / CITY:
  • oxford
  • COUNTRY:
  • United Kingdom
  • Nearest big city: oxford
  • Distance: 0km
  • CONTACT PERSON FOR THIS COURSE
  • carolyn llewelyn, principal
  • TEL NR:
  • 0044 1865 201009
  • FAX NR:
  • 00 44 1865 201006
  • EMAIL:
  • This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • IDENTIFICATION OF THE TRAINER/S: NAME, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION, ROLE DURING TRAINING:
  • philip watson, MA (Oxon), PGCE, Cert Tefla programme manager and senior tutor. Over 20 years experience of teaching in a European context and fluent in English, French and German, and with a working knowledge of Dutch.
  • MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:
  • 10

  • FEE FOR ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS :
  • 450.00 Euros
    accommodation, breakfast and 1 meal
  • PARTICIPATION/COURSE FEE
  • 900.00 Euros

  • TOTAL COURSE FEE PER PARTICIPANT
  • 1350.00 Euros

  • CANCELLATION FEE (WHERE APPLICABLE):
  • 0 Euros

  • SPECIAL REMARKS::
  • The above fees are for 2 weeks...extra weeks are pro rata. We begin programmes each Monday for 2, 3 or 4 weeks.We can provide facilties (including dietary) for religious and ethnic minorities, and for some special needs eg mobility.
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