Teacher Professional Development for EFL (EDPJ5023)


In this unit students identify the needs of language teachers in pre-service and in-service courses and explore different models of teacher development. In the light of these models, participants consider ways of leading teachers to a fuller appreciation of language teaching goals, methods and activities. Participants have the opportunity to design and conduct training sessions to meet particular goals and to provide self and peer critique on these training sessions.

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1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


1x2000wd pair workshop presentation (40%) and 1x3000wd workshop plan (60%)


Richards, J.C., & Farrell, T.S.C.,(2005). Professional development for language teachers: strategies for teacher learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

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