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Power to the Learner?learnercoachingeltTop 6 things students like

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 10:47:57 +0000

At the InnovateELT conference this year titled “Power to the Learner”, I asked the question, ‘What do students say they get from their teacher?’. I wanted to know how closely their experience aligns with what the ELT profession says about … Continue reading (image)

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Coaching – the future of professional developmentlearnercoachingelt

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:28:56 +0000

In this three-minute talk, Jack Richards, co-author with Theodore Rogers of Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching, makes his prediction for the future of teacher training and development. Has he been reading From English Teacher to Learner Coach? “Good teaching … Continue reading (image)

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Coaching from panic zone to learning zonelearnercoachingeltGabriella KovacsGabriella's SWOT cube

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:20:46 +0000

Many people assume that a coaching approach can only be effective with one-to-one teaching. In this guest post Gabriella Kovács, a trained coach, describes a coaching technique she uses with group classes. Gabriella is an ACC, ICF-accredited  language coach (Associate … Continue reading (image)

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Masterminding for Learner Coaching and EmpowermentlearnercoachingeltClaire VenablesMasterminding 2.JPGMasterminding lesson_summaryMasterminding 1

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:32:59 +0000

Another guest post, this time from Claire Venables, who is based in Brazil and runs Claire shares the principles of Masterminding, the framework she uses, and some examples of how her learners are transforming the way they learn English. … Continue reading (image)

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Designing CoachBot: can robots be language coaches?learnercoachingeltCall out Alex Strick 2Call out Alex Strick 3Call out Alex Strick 1

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:37:44 +0000

We’re lucky enough to welcome to the blog Alex Strick, a writer, researcher and expert language learner as well as a language coach. Here he talks about his approach to learning and how it meshes with From English Teacher to … Continue reading (image)

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Business English Coaching with Phil WadelearnercoachingeltPhil Wade quote

Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:52:07 +0000

I’m pleased to introduce Phil Wade. Phil is an English teacher and coach specialising in business English. He’s also authored e-books on business English and is an active online member of the BE coaching community. In our first interview, he … Continue reading (image)

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:58:19 +0000

Duncan and I were fortunate enough to meet Jaime Miller at the Innovate conference back in April. Jaime runs the online English Success Academy which gets learners better prepared for TOEFL. Jaime invited us to talk about coaching in an interview … Continue reading (image)

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Are we coaches?learnercoachingelt

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:41:12 +0000

There’s some interesting chat going on on the blog, though it’s hidden away in the ‘About’ page comments. You can read it here. It started with a reader, Phil, asking whether we knew any coaching courses to recommend and became … Continue reading (image)

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A lesson in coachinglearnercoachingelt10155066_10153239231255937_3035743343587419628_n

Tue, 05 May 2015 11:58:41 +0000

At its heart coaching is about helping students realise their own power; power to make choices about where, when and how they learn. Where before the challenge for students was finding access to ways of learning, the challenge now is … Continue reading (image)

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