Teacher Training Courses
Teacher Training

Teacher Training Courses

Our Honorable Teachers,

British Side has been continuing to hold Teacher Training courses in a qualified manner since 2007. Considering all your demands, needs and expectations, we have held courses under so many different topics. Depending on these facts, you can see the new course schedules attached prepared for you for 2016/2017 Academic year by British Side privilage.

  • Teacher Training Courses have a special and fundemental place in British Side’s training plan.
  • As in the previous years, discounts in accordance with class capacity will continue to be applied for Public School Teachers taking part in our courses.
  • For applying our Teacher Training courses you can connect us via training@britishside.com or you can call our office.

CELTA

Educational Services presented by British Side become stronger through CELTA and thus continue opening professional gates for our teachers. Upon presenting being an international teacher opportunity, online or in our branch, CELTA course registrations are continuing with its’ limited seats for candidates. For applying our CELTA courses or more information, you can connect us via celta@britishside.com or you can call our office.


Creative Teaching Course

This 12-hour course is for teachers of very young and young learners to develop their teaching skills for the age group three to seven (K-2). This course will help teachers to extend their teaching skills and their awareness of the principles and practice of teaching English to very young and young learners. The course includes participative activities and tasks; that are varied, dynamic and practical; allowing you to take them straight into your classroom environment.

Module 1

Ice breakers and warmers
Developing routines and building the classroom language
Classroom management skills and applications

Module 2

Effective curriculum design                                                                                                                      
Strategies for effective lesson planning earning styles
Creating and applying group and pair work
Differentiated instruction
Phonology 

Module 3

Using games to facilitate learning
Using puppets to stimulate learning
Using music, songs and chants effectively

Module 4

Using stories and storytelling
Integrating technology into your lessons

Course Content:
During the course, the participants will have the time for self-reflection and considering how to adapt ideas from the course into their classroom environments.

This course is suitable for newly qualified or experienced teachers as a foreign language to learners aged 3-7 (K-2).

Course Dates:                   November 28th - December 19th
Time/Day:                         Monday, 17:.00 – 20.00
Course Duration:              4 weeks – 12 Hours
Course Fee:                      500 TL


Creative Methodology Course

This 12-hour course is for teachers of young learners to develop their creative teaching skills for the age group seven to thirteen. This course will help teachers to explore ideas and strategies to liven up their classroom and develop the creative aspect of their teaching to become more creative in the classroom. The course includes participative activities and tasks; that are varied, dynamic and practical; allowing you to take them straight into your classroom environment.

The module includes:

  • Get to know you activities
  • Warmers, coolers and fillers
  • Language games
  • Speaking activities
  • Writing activities
  • Vocabulary teaching
  • Creating materials
  • Integrating effective technology into your lessons

Course Content:

During the course, the participants will have the time for self-reflection and considering how to adapt ideas from the course into their classroom environments.
This course is suitable for newly qualified or experienced teachers as a foreign language to learners aged 7-13.

Course Dates:                   December 07th- December 28th
Time/Day:                         Wednesday, 17.00 – 20.00
Course Duration:              4 weeks – 12 Hours
Course Fee:                      500 TL


Managing and Struggling Setbacks

This 12-hour course is for teachers of young learners to help them develop their teaching skills for the age group seven to thirteen. This course will help teachers to explore ideas and strategies to overcome the setbacks related to classroom management issues. The course includes participative activities and tasks; that are varied, dynamic and practical; allowing you to take them straight into your classroom environment.

This course is suitable for newly qualified or experienced teachers as a foreign language to learners aged 7-13.

The module includes:

  • Get to know you activities
  • Setting Expectations for Behaviour
  • Managing Inappropriate Behaviour
  • Creating Materials
  • Setting Limits in the Classroom
  • Forging a Class Identity
  • Integrating Effective Technology into Your Lessons
  • And many others

Course Dates:                 November 26th –December 17th  
Time/Day:                       Saturday, 10.00 – 13.00
Course Duration:            4 weeks – 12 Hours
Course Fee:                    500 TL


Creating Effective Writing Lessons for English Language Learners

This course is designed to help teachers to use practical strategies for teaching and assessing writing. Activities are generated from texts of real genres with the belief that leading students through writing process develops skills not only in vocabulary, sentence structure, and conventions, but also in actual thinking in English.

The course involves group work as well as individual participation. Participants will have a chance to practise actual lessons that could be used directly with students.

This course is suitable for newly qualified or experienced K12 teachers who are interested in using writing as an effective tool to teach English.

This module includes:

  • Teaching writing to ELLs ; biases and difficulties
  • 6 traits of writing 
  • Various activities and how to use these activities to write in real genres in class.
  • Giving feedback to students
  • Integrating grammar into writing activities.
  • Using graphic organizers to help learners to organize their ideas.
  • Using sample reading to help learners to write better
  • Using rubrics to evaluate students’ work

Course dates:                  December 01st – December 22nd
Time/ day:                       Thursday, 17:00-20:00
Course duration:             4 weeks – 12 hours
Course Fee:                     500 TL


Train the Trainer

This course is designed for experienced teachers who wish to move into the area of teacher training.  It is particularly suitable for heads of department, senior teachers or experienced teachers who may be asked to contribute to in-service teacher development in their institutions.  In fact anyone who is expected to deliver seminars or workshops or observe teachers will find this course useful.

Participants must have a minimum of three years’ teaching experience, but no previous experience of teacher training is necessary.

Please note that this is not a course for acquiring teaching ideas.  This is a course for those genuinely interested in teacher education and development.

There will be a maximum of ten participants on the course.

The course will contain some or all of the following components:

  • Introduction to teacher training – what goes into a training session
  • Trainer Styles and Types, Group Dynamics and Trouble-shooting
  • Training methods and approaches
  • Active Listening and Giving Feedback
  • Micro-Training which will be recorded on video and Feedback
  • Planning a session – how to make the best of materials and resources
  • Handling Resistance
  • Micro-training – 30 minutes each
  • Micro-training – 30 minutes each
  • Course design, Evaluating and ending courses

  The course will be assessed accordingly:

One 10-minute micro-training session (recorded on video)

  • One 30-minute micro-training session
  • One written session plan (to be submitted on the last day)

Course dates:               30 November 2016 
Time and day:              Wednesday, 17:00-20:00
Course Duration:          8 weeks – 24 hours
Course Fee:                  900 TL

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