Train the Trainer in the 21st Century by Pilgrims Turkey
Trainer: Prof. Dr. Stefania Ballotto Course Location:Vadistanbul Bulvar 2B Ofis 2. Kat, ETZ Eğitim Danışmanlık, Ayazağa, ISTANBUL Course Dates: 2, 3 October 2019, 09.30-16.30 Please note: This is a two day programme. You will get a Pilgrims certificate at the end of the course. You can also add this course to your Europass CV. Certificate: You will get a Pilgrims Certificate issued by Pilgrims Teacher Training (UK) at the end of the course. Target audience: Native speakers and non-native speakers with at least an upper-intermediate level of English (B2)
Experienced language teachers who want to become teacher trainers or mentors
Those new to teacher training, including directors of studies, who want to develop their skills further
Programme of the training activities:
Training, teaching and learning in the 21st century
How can we make the shift from the past to the future?
What challenges are we facing in education?
What are 21st century skills?
Teaching for understanding
Preparing for life skills
Thinking about thinking: Different kinds of thinking
Implementing thinking skills in the classroom
21st century skills in the classroom
21st century skills in practice
Learning and teaching in the 21st century
Theory into practice- Activities for 21st century skills Description of training content:
The course aims to provide a practically oriented analysis of key issues related to Teacher Training and
Teacher Development in the 21st century.
As a result of attending this course, the participants will develop the expertise and the skills to
design and run their own Teacher Training/Teacher Development sessions. They will also become more
proficient in giving feedback on observed lessons and motivating teachers they mentor.
*Introducing NLP: Psychological Skills for Understanding and Influencing People (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)- Joseph O'Connor and John Seymour
*Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences- Howard Gardner
Prof. Dr. Stefania Ballotto, South -African-Italian, studied and graduated BA -Honours English at The University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg , South Africa and got a MA degree in Applied Linguistics at The University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England and has a and a Ph.D degree in Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics from The University of Udine, Udine, Italy. She has a diploma in Coaching for Professional and Personal Mastery from The Newfield Network in The U.S.A and is a Master Practioner in N.L.P -London, England. She has worked with Howard Gardner in Project Zero, in The U.S.A. and has a diploma in Multiple Intelligence and In Making Thinking Visible from Harvard University College of Further Education in The U.S.A.
She is a teacher, teacher trainer and a trainer of trainers and has been in this profession for over 36 years. Stefania works, presents at conferences, designs courses, and delivers workshops worldwide, sharing her research work and continuously developing in her profession. For the past 13 years she is part of the staff of the University of Udine, Udine, Italy, where she lectures and holds laboratories on the Didactics of the English Language, and in the department of “Scienze della Formazione”. She has been a Pilgrims Teacher Trainer in Canterbury, England for over 15 years and specialises in Methodology for Young Learners, Secondary, CLIL -for young Learners and Secondary - High school, Train the Teacher/Trainer- Teaching through Art and Music, Multiple Intelligence and Creative Methodology. She is also a Cambridge ESOL official examiner. Her interests and research focus on the development of teachers, personal growth, assessment, methodologies in ELT, and skills of the 21st century, creativity and fostering the joy of learning.