Free Training of Teachers by the US Government 2016

American English Webinar Series 4

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.

Best regards,

Lois Ekeleme

Programme Manager, Education Unit

Ovie Brume Foundation

29A Gafar Animashaun Street

Victoria Island, Lagos

08022951591; 01-2702326

Education is the most important weapon which you can use to change the world -Nelson Mandela

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