Delivering development

Delivering development

This podcast covers all aspects of professional development for language teachers. While we are serious about what we do, we hope we do this with humour!

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January 20, 2022 37 min
This edition is a special interview with Rachael Roberts. It seems to me that many articles, presentations etc. I have experienced about mental health put the affected person in the position of a passive adapter to a bad situation, one that is usually caused by an external agent such as an employer. The advice is to practice, for example, mindfulness, to help cope with that bad situation. That seemed wrong to me and I was intereste...
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A concluding episode for 2021 in our podcast for language professionals. Kevin and Laura talk about some potential positive effects for the industry.
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November 30, 2021 43 min
After a bit of a break over the summer (and autumn!), we finally managed to get everyone together for the promised follow-up to our panel discussion on professional development at the IATEFL 2021 annual conference.
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June 8, 2021 34 min
Vocabulary is the theme for our latest podcast for language professionals. Our name for this edition is "croissants and cauliflowers". You will have to listen to find out why, but we had a lot of fun recording it.
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May 9, 2021 37 min
In this episode of our podcast for for language-teaching professionals, we consider some of the issues around teaching pronunciation,
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March 14, 2021 29 min
This episode of the podcast for language teaching professionals concludes a three-part series on assessment. In this episode we look at some aspects such as specifications, working with others and simple analyses and why they are important in the real world of teaching.
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January 25, 2021 24 min
Kevin and Neil follow up last episode's discussion of what to consider before writing an assessment with some thoughts about what to do after you have written those questions.
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December 10, 2020 32 min
The team are talking about three fundamental questions you need to answer before even starting to develop a language assessment: Why are you assessing? What are you assessing? Who are you assessing?
In this episode we have an expert guest speaker from the British Council.
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November 4, 2020 33 min
In this episode we look at some of the ways you can produce assessments for distance courses.
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September 19, 2020 30 min
In this edition of the podcast for language teachers and other professionals in the field, we looked at some observations of online teaching post-summer and the return to face-to-face.
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June 4, 2020 55 min
In this edition of the CPD podcast for language teachers, we discuss the issues for teachers and learners of the general move online.
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April 14, 2020 33 min
Pete and Laura are heavily involved in online projects caused by the coronavirus pandemic. They talk about what they are doing and pass on some tips.
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March 24, 2020 27 min
An extra episode recorded near the beginning of the covid-19 pandemic in the UK. We discuss our own situations and each of us gives a tip relevant to the current work situation.
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March 5, 2020 41 min
In this episode we introduce a new format and focus on how to approach English for Specific Purposes teaching.
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November 25, 2019 23 min
Welcome to a special episode of the Delivering Development podcast, helping language teachers and others in the field to enhance their professional development. My name is Kevin Westbrook, and with me today is Tim Thompson, who describes himself as an “English Communications Consultant”, and we are going to talk about Tim's approach to professional development.
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November 7, 2019 33 min
The fifth episode of Delivering Development looks at using technology in the classroom and has a brief introduction to aspects of business English.
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October 1, 2019 40 min
Welcome to episode 4 of the Delivering Development podcast, helping language teachers and others in the field to enhance their professional development. Today we are looking at self-reflection, skills matrices and ESP. We also have our regular tech tips and publication slots.
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August 23, 2019 13 min
It's the 8th of August 2019. Welcome to a special episode of the Delivering Development podcast, helping language teachers and others in the field to enhance their professional development. My name is Kevin Westbrook, and with me today is Eric Baber.
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August 16, 2019 35 min
This episode looks at recommendations for CPD for the summer and an introduction to ESP, as well as the regular tech tips and Pete's publication slots.
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July 6, 2019 37 min
Episode 2 looks at what we mean by "development" and Neil Bullock looks at needs analyses. Everybody shares their tech tips and Pete gives us an insight into his recommended book.
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