• Become an online tutor for Trinity GESE exams, win 10 YL picture dictionaries
    If you want to learn how to be a tutor with Hong Kong's leading teacher training company, contact us know [masked] Train The Teacher with its partner company have introduced a new and exciting approach to online training. Preference will be given to teachers with experience teaching young and very young learners.

    The Desk

    511 Queen's Road West, Hong Kong · Shek Tong Tsui

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  • Cambridge English Teacher Training for Exam Changes.
    British Council Hong Kong (https://www.facebook.com/BritishCouncilHongKong/) and Cambridge English (https://www.facebook.com/CambridgeEnglish/) invite you to join "Cambridge English Teacher Training – 2018 Exams Update" on 8 May, 2017. The interactive training for the Cambridge Young Learner Exams: Starters, Movers and Flyers, will address the 2018 changes made in the Listening, Reading and Writing, and Speaking papers. The trainer, Frank Doogan (https://www.facebook.com/frank.doogan) from Train The Teacher (http://www.traintheteacher.org/), will identify and give examples of the changes along with suitable techniques for developing the competencies tested in the exams. The training is designed for Directors of Study, Head/Senior Teachers, and Course Designers who are offering Cambridge English courses to students and would like to understand the 2018 updates to the exams. Date: 8 May 2017 (Mon) - YLE Time: 10am – 1:30pm (light lunch will be provided) Venue: Room 307-8, 3/F, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty Language: English Register (http://eastasia-hongkong.createsend1.com/t/y-l-htkrydk-l-y/) by Monday, 1 May 2017. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. If your registration is successful, you will receive a confirmation from the British Council on Wednesday 3 May 2017. Click here (https://britishcouncil-email.createsend.com/campaigns/reports/viewCampaign.aspx?d=y&c=313901139722B600&ID=3BA96BC970EC6C09&temp=False&tx=0) for more details. We hope to see you there!

    British Council Hong Kong

    3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty · Hong Kong

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  • TBA Training on Cambridge Language Exams

    British Council Hong Kong

    3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty · Hong Kong

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  • Why do learners forget so much? How do we solve this? Also on HK Teachers Meetup
    Train The Teacher www.traintheteacher.org is offering this training to meet a concern expressed by teachers: Why is it that my students forget so much of what I have taught? The interactive seminar and notes will cover: Teaching is about learning, and learning is about retention. How do we build retention? •Memory and knowledge •Skill development •Effect of motivation on learning •Techniques to retain learning. The trainer is Frank Doogan The fee is $150 per person for the 2 hour training. There will be a certificate of attendance, and a resource to your email address. Teachers will also have an opportunity to find out more about the Trinity CertTESOL offered by Train The Teacher at The Edge in Mong Kok. http://www.traintheteacher.org/trinity-cert

    Po Leung Kuk

    66 Leighton Rd, Causeway bay · Hong Kong

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  • CCambridge English Starters, Movers, Flyers. NB: Book through Survey Monkey link
    British Council and Cambridge English invite you to join "Effective Techniques and Strategies for Teaching Accuracy and Fluency for Starters, Movers and Flyers" on the January 16th, 2017. http://info.britishcouncil.hk/exams/edm/YL/dec16-training/edm-cambridge-training.html Signup: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CEteachertrainingJan17

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  • Cambridge English YLE/KET/PET Teacher Training
    British Council and Cambridge English invite you to join "Effective Techniques and Strategies for Teaching Accuracy and Fluency for YLE/KET/PET" on the 19 and 20 September, 2016 Dear English Teachers, Directors of Studies and Curriculum Designers, The British Council is excited to introduce a training course for our valued partners in September 2016 on the topic: "Effective Techniques and Strategies for Teaching Accuracy and Fluency for YLE/KET/PET". Please see details below: Date: 19 Sep 2016 (Mon) - YLE 20 Sep 2016 (Tue) - KET/PET Time: 10am – 1pm (light lunch will be provided) Venue: Room 307-8, 3/F, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty Language: English Who is it for? The training is designed for Directors of Study, Head/Senior Teachers, and Course Designers who are either offering Cambridge English courses or are planning to in the near future. What is it about? The training will be highly interactive with the trainer exemplifying, and the trainees using, strategies and techniques designed to build fluency, accuracy and test awareness for students studying for the YLE/KET/PET exams. What do you get? It is expected that trainees will leave the event with a clear set of highly practical techniques for effective teaching embedded in a sound awareness of the academic purpose of the techniques. Upon completion of the training, attendees will also receive: - a Certificate of Attendance - a USB with training materials - an exclusive set of official Cambridge English past papers - 10% discount on Cambridge University Press (CUP) books About the trainer - Mr Frank Doogan Fusion Teaching Director Train The Teacher Director Trinity CertTESOL Course Director Frank Doogan is highly qualified and experienced in the fields of international EFL teaching and management, teacher training, course design, materials development and exam preparation. Frank has 20 years’ experience as a teacher trainer; some 10 years as a Course Director for the Trinity College London Cert TESOL; a number of years as an IELTS examiner; and an academic background that includes the Cambridge CELTA and DELTA. He is the co-founder of Fusion Teaching, Train The Teacher, and co-author of a Fusion methodology on combining the West and the East in the learning environment. He has been the language editor of Pedagogy – a Chinese university text on teaching methodology; co-author of the SEIL series of 6 books for speaking skills for young learners; and co-author of The Edge IELTS Courses Band 5 and Band 7. He has trained thousands of teachers internationally and across China and is a consultant on school teaching and training systems. How to register Registration is mandatory and must be done by Monday, 12 September 2016. Places are limited to max. 2 representatives from each centre. Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CEtrainingSep16 to register. If your registration is successful, you will receive a separate confirmation email from the British Council on Thursday, 15 September 2016. We hope to see you there!

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  • Motivating Learners! Maslow and Dornyei. Material, cert & $500 off Trinity TESOL
    Fourteen teachers from http://www.meetup.com/HongKongTeachers/ are joining this event. The training is free. For the venue, you will need to pay $50 to cover hire costs. A series of free teacher training seminars is offered by our sponsor Train The Teacher (http://www.traintheteacher.org/) The sessions chosen will run for 2 hours and all attendees will be provided with a certificate of attendance and an e-copy of the PowerPoint. Those who attend receive a transferable discount of $500 off the upcoming Trinity CertTESOL courses with Train The Teacher (http://www.traintheteacher.org/) , and can get the discount by simply emailing [masked] and saying which trainee it applies to. Each trainee can receive a maximum discount of $500 off the course fees. Select the seminars, by number below, and let us know which you prefer. Provided by Train The Teacher : Hong Kong’s most experienced Trinity CertTESOL trainers – since 2006. 1. Classroom management, pace and variety in interactions, clarity and simplicity in instructions, questioning and concept checking (delivered May 18th) 2. Interactive teaching: making language and skills classes more interactive to promote both accuracy and fluency 3. Motivating learners 4. Improving pronunciation: incorporating modelling, drilling, stress and intonation into your daily lessons 5. Teaching phonics 6. Teaching vocabulary 7. Teaching grammar 8. Teaching reading 9. Teaching listening 10. Teaching speaking 11. Teaching writing 12. Formative and summative assessments 13. Using games and songs 14. Using stories to integrate skills 15. Teaching poetry: structure, language, making it interesting 16. Improving listening through phonology: bottom-up and top-down processes, strategies, sight-sound recognition 17. An introduction to the Trinity CertTESOL with Train The Teacher, Hong Kong’s most experienced Trinity CertTESOL trainers - since 2008. 18. Website resources for teaching: links, comments and recommendations

    Sara Beattie Group Yardley Commercial Building

    3 Connaught Rd W, Sheung Wan · Hong Kong

  • Free teacher training and promotional $500 off a Trinity CertTESOL with TTT
    Quick update - Our other group, Hong Kong Teachers, has 19 joining this event so it will be a lively night with over 30 expected. The training is free. For the venue, you will need to buy a $50 Holly Brown voucher for food or drink* - see note below. Update: The first seminar is on classroom management techniques and 25 interactivity tasks to build student language competence with your current materials. A series of free teacher training seminars will be offered by our sponsor Train The Teacher (http://www.traintheteacher.org) The sessions chosen will run for 2 hours and all attendees will be provided with a certificate of attendance and an e-copy of the PowerPoint. Those who attend receive a transferable discount of $500 off the upcoming Trinity CertTESOL courses with Train The Teacher (http://www.traintheteacher.org) Select the seminars, by number below, and let us know which you prefer. Provided by Train The Teacher : Hong Kong’s most experienced Trinity CertTESOL trainers – since 2006. 1. Classroom management, pace and variety in interactions, clarity and simplicity in instructions, questioning and concept checking 2. Interactive teaching: making language and skills classes more interactive to promote both accuracy and fluency 3. Motivating learners 4. Improving pronunciation: incorporating modelling, drilling, stress and intonation into your daily lessons 5. Teaching phonics 6. Teaching vocabulary 7. Teaching grammar 8. Teaching reading 9. Teaching listening 10. Teaching speaking 11. Teaching writing 12. Formative and summative assessments 13. Using games and songs 14. Using stories to integrate skills 15. Teaching poetry: structure, language, making it interesting 16. Improving listening through phonology: bottom-up and top-down processes, strategies, sight-sound recognition 17. An introduction to the Trinity CertTESOL with Train The Teacher, Hong Kong’s most experienced Trinity CertTESOL trainers - since 2008. 18. Website resources for teaching: links, comments and recommendations *The upstairs room of Holly Brown would like some income for the night, so they want everyone to spend $50 on food or coffee/tea. We will collect this from you, give you a Holly Brown voucher and you can exchange this for what you want.

    Holly Brown

    22 Stanley Street · Central

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  • Free Pub Quiz for Teachers with Prizes
    Pub quiz, with a great bunch of questions including a set on teaching English! Make it a great day off with great colleagues! Please note the event is FREE, but it will be very nice if you buy something to eat or drink – we want to be invited back Prizes are story books, USBs and a discount voucher from our sponsor www.eliteschoice.com

    The Canny Man

    Basement, The Wharney Guang Dong Hotel, 57-73 Lockhart Road, Wanchai · Hong Kong

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