How teenagers show emotion on social media

Originally posted on The Cambridge CELTA Blog:
By Panos Perdiclones In today’s social media-dominated world, communication has sustained considerable changes. The lack of face-to-face communication, however, means that our already existing llanguage resources need to be reconceptualized; we need to begin anew, to adapt or invent novel uses of this pre-existing linguistic arsenal. Teens are major…

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 beenContinue 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 oftenContinue reading “Teacher, hoping to be a manager?”

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 theContinue 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 componentsContinue 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 writtenContinue reading “DELTA options and opportunities in 2015”