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OXFORD INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTRE

PROGRAMMES FOR TEACHERS

VOCATIONAL / PROFESSIONAL
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Accommodation Homestay/ Hostel/ Self-catering
Town / City oxford
Region Central England
Cost £350.00 per Week
Course length 1 - 52 Weeks
Ages 18 - 99
Description

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.

 

1. Refresher programmes for international teachers
The 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
• 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)
• 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.
2. 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
Full information on the Comenius Programme at OISC is also available on our website
(www.oxinstudycentre.com)
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
Course Content
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
• classroom observation of lessons at various levels
• 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.

Entry Requirements must be practising or trainee teacher

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