From Manager to Leader 

  Reblogged from the iTDi blog  by Bita Rezaei Ask anyone and they will tell you there is a difference between being a manager and a leader but where the difference lies doesn’t seem to get beyond the quote “managers drive, leaders lead.”  History is filled with wisdom and case studies on the qualities of…

Cambridge Delta: The Diagnostic Lesson

Very early on on the DELTA course, trainees are required to plan and teach a lesson which their tutor and other fellow trainees observe and evaluate. Reflection on this lesson which takes account of the experience itself, the trainee’s own perceptions and the oral and written feedback received by the tutor and fellow trainees form…

Rumour Has It

Should you be afraid of the rumours about following a DELTA course? There are those who enjoy frightening prospective candidates away from following this course. And yet, all those who have completed it report the benefits to their teaching, planning, as well as the career options open to them. It is true that the course…

Using Wiggio with our Cambridge DELTA Trainees

This year we started using a new communication platform for our online/blended DELTA courses, Wiggio. We already have  our DELTA wiki, a wiki  rich in resources, links, material, sample assignments and more, but felt we needed a kind of Social Network/Learning Management System that would allow us to communicate instantly and be rich in content…

How to make the most of your DELTA course

This is the summary of an #ELTchat which was written up by Chris Wilson who has himself just started following a DELTA course. You can read the original chat transcript here and Chris’ summary on his blog. On the 15/02/2013 teachers from across the world met to discuss my suggested topic “How to survive and…