What would it be like to do work experience abroad? We asked Aisling Callan, the Programme Manager for Undergraduate and Professional programmes at IBAT College in Dublin, Ireland.
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Changes tend to unfold more slowly than we're lead to believe. Instead of reaching for the impossible, think of your new year's resolutions as small adjustments that – with time – will lead you onto a new path or mark the beginning of a new set of habits. What are your hopes for 2017? Here's how you can draw up a plan that considers both your needs and ambitions.
To improve our projects and give our students and teachers the best possible welcome, we frequently ask our participants to answer a few questions about their stay. Testimonials like this one, from the Bulgarian Knyaz Simeon Tarnovski High School of Economics, whose students did in-house training at ADC College for two weeks, makes all our hard work totally worth it!
Mads Tailor teaches English for our Internship Progamme. With a background in accountancy and finance, she decided to combine her career with teaching and qualified as a Celta teacher in 2006. We asked her how a week of tailored English classes prepares students for work experience, boosting their confidence. Singing, apparently, is one way to overcome first day nerves.
Jana Hamouzova is a bright business student from the Czech Republic currently interning at ADC College. She wrote an article about adjusting to life in London and her hopes for the future.
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.
Summer is approaching and so is the publishing date for the Erasmus+ funding results. To assist in the planning of your Teacher Development project we have put together a simple guide that outlines the different stages in our collaboration.