Last year, Magdalena Szymanek left Poland to attend Managing and Developing Self and Others in London. Little did she know that the course would affect her career, prompting her to study Management and Human Resources at university. We spoke to Magda about self-fulfilment, her new European identity and living in line with the message of her favourite song.
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Varying classroom tasks is a great way to keep things interesting - for you as well as your students. Caroline Tillotson, Assistant Director of Studies at ADC, likes to twist "classic" learning games into something a little bit more creative to maximise her students' experience. Check out her tips here.
Varying the pace and energy of a lesson can make a significant difference to the students’ level of engagement and their responsiveness to the activities presented. Giulia, Director of Studies at ADC, has listed a few activities that will help make your classroom a more dynamic environment. Why don't you plan your next lesson around some of her tips?
Meet our new ADoS, Caroline Tillotson. With a background as a teacher for adults and teenager as well as a teacher trainer and manager, she is perfect for the job. We are more than happy to welcome her to our team.
Julie is one of the teachers at ADC College. In this articles she presents a few English lesson techniques that you can use in your own classroom.
Danish teacher Kim Bjerringgaard signed up for our first CLIL course in September in the hope of learning more about the methodology behind the practices he has used in his lessons for many years. Linnea asked him about globalised education, the benefits of CLIL and the joy of speaking English on a daily basis.
This month our Director of Studies discusses some of the problems that teachers may face when taking a Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) course. Problems such as, a lack of confidence in their abilities to teach well-known subjects in a foreign language.
We are happy to introduce Giulia Revelli as our new Director of Studies. She coordinates English classes and Professional Development courses at ADC College, ensuring sessions are tailored to the participants’ needs.
As Shakespeare's 450th anniversary is already upon us, our Director of Studies has created a list of fun activities drawing on some of the Bard's greatest plays.
Sometimes teachers can get discouraged when teaching large classes, as they might encounter problems not experienced elsewhere in their lives. Does it sound familiar? Our Director of Studies, Giulia Revelli, has drafted a list of tools that can help you get through common problems when facing a big group of students.
Our trainer Giulia wants you to be full of inspiration and energy. To help you with that, she has decided to share a few useful tips in every newsletter straight from our English classroom. This month’s topic is collocations – what they are and how they can be taught.
Don’t worry! This application date was only the first of many to come. Many schools are already preparing for next year’s application, so why not giving it a go again?