Are you a teacher or you intend to set up a School? We are glad to inform you of a free training opportunity. Starting from September 7 2016, the Barack Obama American Corner Lagos will be hosting an American English Webinar Series.
The training is facilitated by English Language Experts from an American University and consists of 6 modules which cover a variety of topics and are intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. Participants who attend all six webinars will receive certificates endorsed by the United States Educational Bureau .
The sessions will start by 1pm and will last for one hour only. Participants are encouraged to be at the Foundation by12:30pm each day, to enable them settle in before the sessions start.
Below are the details of the training:
The Role of Humor and Language Play in the English Language Classroom
Presenters: Dave Chisea & Stephen Skalicky
Wednesday September 7, 2016
Strategies for Engaging Young Learners
Presenter: Lauren Whitaker
Wednesday September 21, 2016
From Idea to Essay: Effective Strategies for Teaching Academic Writing
Presenter: John Kotnarowski
Wednesday October 5, 2016
Building your Toolkit: Steps and Strategies for Teaching Academic Writing
Presenter: Dawn Bikowski
Wednesday October 19, 2016
Multi-modal Writing: Promoting Digital Literacy in the English Language Classroom
Presenter: Maggie Sokolik
Wednesday November 2, 2016
Classroom 2.0: Tools for Digital Learning
Presenter: Jeff Kuhn
Wednesday November 16, 2016*
1:00-2:00pm ( The time for the last module might change because of the time zone)
*Time Zone Change
Venue: Barack Obama American Corner, 29A Gafar Animashaun Street, off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Please invite your colleagues who need this training. We look forward to seeing you next week Wednesday.
Programme Manager, Education Unit
Ovie Brume Foundation
29A Gafar Animashaun Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
Education is the most important weapon which you can use to change the world -Nelson Mandela