Tongue in Cheek 1

In the old days (pre-modular Delta) when Diploma candidates would be assigned topics/titles for their essays, we used to give trainees a couple of spoof essays and different colour highlighters for different criteria (e.g. misuse of terms,  using references appropriately, relevance of content etc.)   We had a lot of fun writing them (often copying from … Continue reading Tongue in Cheek 1

The Cambridge Delta and Why I Chose the Intensive Course Option

  Since the time I completed my Delta course and overall assessment, I have received several messages from prospective candidates who want to or have to follow an intensive course because no other viable option is open to them. But often, colleagues have read this or that comment, especially in various forums, and have been … Continue reading The Cambridge Delta and Why I Chose the Intensive Course Option

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?

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

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

Face-to-Face Intensive or Online/Blended Part Time Cambridge DELTA Course?  

Cambridge DELTA Courses - Soon to Begin Face-to-Face Intensive or Online/Blended Part Time Cambridge DELTA Course? Which mode is the best one for you?  There is still time to apply for one of our fall courses   Face-to-Face?  Blended? Our 8-week face-to-face course in Athens is your best option if you are the type of person … Continue reading Face-to-Face Intensive or Online/Blended Part Time Cambridge DELTA Course?