Teacher, hoping to be a manager?

Teacher, hoping to be a Manager?   Or are you already a manager and learnt how to run your institution on the job? Like many of us, you probably thought there wasn't much to running a school. But running a school is a very special kind of management and requires special skills. No wonder teachers often … Continue reading Teacher, hoping to be a manager?

Robert O’Neill’s critique of the Communicative Approach

I found this article written by Robert O'Neill on a website maintained by Ted Powers and have long shared it with Delta trainees. Recently, I realised that Ted Powers' excellent website is down. In anticipation of a new, perhaps, website, I am reposting it here and would be happy to link the first few lines … Continue reading Robert O’Neill’s critique of the Communicative Approach

Module 3 ELT Management – Interview with a recent candidate

The interview was suggested by Liam who really liked the format of the course and wanted to help us spread this information. His promised blog post will appear on this very same page in a few weeks. Meanwhile, here is what he said about our course   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7nE2IwuiFY

Different platforms for online courses

How we combine online spaces for our courses Every online course needs to fulfill certain functions in order to work well for all concerned inform communicate provide resources support trainees allow trainees to socialise encourage sharing Clearly, there are overlaps in the functions I have outlined above and all course providers are constantly on the lookout for the … Continue reading Different platforms for online courses

Delta Module 1 Preparation Online mini course

Our Delta Courses are integrated and we like them that way but every term we offer a short 12-15 hour course for our candidates and for people who have been studying on their own but need some tips and tricks for the exam itself. So, this course will not teach you the main areas of … Continue reading Delta Module 1 Preparation Online mini course

Summary of the Cambridge Delta Module 2 assessment

The DELTA Module 2 assessment is somewhat complicated to someone unfamiliar with this model of reflective practice in which candidates reflect on the practices, values and beliefs throughout the course and identify and pursue the goals they have set for themselves. Module 2 Assessment Summary in Table format I have summarised the various assessment components … Continue reading Summary of the Cambridge Delta Module 2 assessment

DELTA options and opportunities in 2015

  DELTA options & opportunities in 2015 Face-to-Face in Athens 8 weeks our intensive course April 6 - June 6 June 15 - August 8 September 28 - December 6 8 weeks to complete your course and  input for Modules 1-3,  one extra week for your Module 2 Assessment and you are done!!! Module 3 is written … Continue reading DELTA options and opportunities in 2015

Helping Intermediate Learners Better Understand Cohesion

Publishing the first of a series of assignments written by past DELTA trainees (with their permission, of course!) This one was submitted for the external assessment and although we were not informed of the specific grade, this confirmed the candidate's overall very high grade.