TEFL program

Asian College of Teachers – Live Online Seminars

A "live online seminar" is a one-to-many interactive event that is held virtually, witnessing participation exclusively by an online audience. In a research recently conducted it was found that the average viewing time for webinars is increasing over the years and currently stands at 56 minutes, in spite of everything becoming shorter and quicker, with 92% participants consider live online seminars/webcasts to be an effective learning medium. From an educational perspective, these online seminars are hugely growing in popularity because of the large extent of personal and live interaction between the facilitator and the learners as well as among the learners, without the need to travel to attend classes.

We, at ACT, have designed the live online sessions wherein our students across the globe get the opportunity to attend live classes and have live interaction with our facilitators as well as with their peers and collaborate in activities with the use of video conferencing technology. Enroll in these live sessions to enjoy greater flexibility as you attend the sessions from the comfort of your home!

Who are these live online seminars for?

Our live online seminars have been specifically designed for those with a passion for teaching/training and making a mark in the education sector. These live sessions cater to:


  • Graduates who are fresh out of universities
  • Youngsters looking for a job in the field of education / teaching sector
  • Anyone in a mid-career crisis and looking for a career change
  • Experienced teachers or retired professionals looking for greater exposure
  • Those individuals looking to re-start their career in the field of education

Advantages of the live online seminars

  • Save your cost by no longer travelling to different cities
  • Avail multiple interactive sessions with our expert trainers
  • Interact and collaborate with your fellow peers
  • Live online training develops trainee knowledge and skills
  • Varied lesson plans and other resources provided for effective learning

Live Online Seminar Topics

Topics Covered :

Gamification – Is it necessary?
Impact of gamification on learning
Application of gamification to learning outcomes

Upcoming Date: 3rd April 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB

Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Trainer: Dr Thomas Miller

Overview

Today’s school leaders, principals, vice-principals, academic coordinators play a vital role in facilitating the educational process. Curriculum development remains an important area for them as their role is imperative in providing proper guidance to the teachers to improve the learning experiences of the students. Those in school leadership roles must take responsibility in curriculum management and create a supporting learning environment for all types of learners. Planning a new curriculum, implementing the best practices and assessing the outcomes are key areas to look into. Our webinar helps you take a deeper look into the many areas of curriculum management.

Topics covered -
Creating and Sustaining Respectful, Inclusive and Supportive Learning Environments
Keeping the Image of the Learner in Mind
Curriculum Planning for Purpose
Assessment for/as Learning: But...are They Learning?
Instructional Intelligence in Action
Differentiation: Not in the same way or on the Same Day
Reporting and Communicating to Students and Parents/Guardians

Upcoming Date : 1st May, 2021
Session Duration: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm (IST)
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Teaching is a rewarding profession but most teachers are affected by burnout feelings and emotional exhaustion at some point or the other. Teacher burnout is given a lot of consideration these days. This live online seminar will reveal the ways to cope efficiently with such work-related stress and how to prevent teacher burnout.


The live online includes the following topics:

Symptoms of Teacher Burnout
Causes of Teacher Burnout
Prevention of Teacher Burnout
Maintaining Emotional Well-being
Supporting Mental Health for
Teacher-Student Well-being

Importance of Emotional Health in the Teaching Profession

Upcoming Date: 6th March 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Teachers must have a clear understanding of the fact that Social Emotional Learning affects the children’s overall growth and development. They must develop skills to provide children with social emotional learning which they can apply in classrooms while interacting with their peers. This is becoming an essential part of today’s curriculum for young children offering them the opportunity to practice these skills during their play activities - to learn to work in teams, resolve conflicts etc. This live online seminar covers the Five Core Competencies of SEL along with the Ruler approach and varied activities to equip teachers with the knowledge and skills to teach SEL in many ways and across settings.

Topics covered :

Overview of SEL – The Five Core Competencies

Self-awareness
Self -management
Social-awareness
Relationship skills
Responsible decision making

The RULER Approach Building Caring Communities Classroom activities that promote SEL Take a moment for now – practice mindfulness

Upcoming Date: Coming Soon
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Are you finding it hard to deliver grammar lessons to your students? The live online seminar provides you with practical knowledge on teaching English grammar and helps you to prepare easy and exciting grammar lessons. Learn all about grammar instruction methods and how to use certain approaches which will help your learners pay attention to the grammatical features aiding in better learning. Teaching English Grammar has gained momentum by making changes and introducing new approaches and techniques of teaching departing from the age-old methods.


Topics covered :

Grammar in Context
Teaching Grammar – Is it necessary?
Teaching Grammar - How?
Teach grammar as concepts in meaningful contexts in language learning
Teaching Grammar Inductively

Upcoming Date: 27th March 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Phonology is an important part of language teaching and while teaching English as a Second/Foreign language, pronunciations and identification of sounds can be heavily influenced by a variety of factors and these factors will help ESL/EFL teachers to contemplate and analyse the difficulties and needs of the learners and accordingly plan the lessons and instructions effectively. Each learner has his/her own experiences over the language and this live online seminar will help you to identify the needs of the learner and the factors affecting their English pronunciation and device some effective methods and techniques to enhance English pronunciation.


Topics covered :

Sound of Language
Phonology & Phonetics
Phonemic Awareness
Teaching Pronunciation to students
Phonetic Transcription for Teachers

Upcoming Date:6th and 13th March 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Our SEN live online workshop, comprises online course access and online assignments along with interactive live sessions. Before the session starts, students will get access to their online course materials. They will get their assignments evaluated from our trainers/tutors within the end of the batch. There will be multiple expert trainers to facilitate the web sessions and help you with your lessons and assignments. The sessions are quite interactive comprising plenty of activities designed for you to engage diverse learners in inclusive classrooms. After completing our SEN course, you will get ample career opportunities to work as a class teacher in inclusive classrooms, shadow teacher, assistant teacher, school counsellor in schools across the globe!


Advantages of SEN Live Online Workshop

Save your cost by no longer travelling to different cities
Avail multiple interactive sessions with our expert trainers
Interact and collaborate with your fellow peers
Varied lesson plans and other resources provided for effective learning
Both online assignments as well as those given by the trainers
Optional Teaching Practice available

Upcoming Date: 26th to 28th March 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 100 USD / 3500 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

There is a strong relationship between the school environment and the well-being of the students. The aim of this live online session is to take a closer look at the factors that promote student engagement at school and thereby support their experience of emotional well-being. Therefore, sustaining a positive school climate has become imperative and the teachers must know how to create a conducive school climate.


Upcoming Date: 14th Mar 2021 - 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Visionary leadership is a form of transformational leadership. In this live online seminar, you will get acquainted with the role of leadership with an emphasis on the six principles of 21st Century leadership style. The live session covers the vital elements of visionary leadership like leadership model and strategy, decision-making, problem-solving and critical thinking. There will be case studies for better understanding.

Upcoming Date: 21st March 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Teacher development is an important part of every learning institution and so is innovation. While teacher development is a continuous process, innovations also don’t happen overnight. Both are deliberate activities and have to be worked on and in order to build a superior school culture, the school staff needs to be favourable towards innovation. Learn how innovation can be implemented in the context of the 21st century teaching-learning process.

Upcoming Date: 4th April 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Know all about the nitty-gritty of human resource management and learn how strategic human resource management has a positive outcome. In this live online seminar we will cover areas like motivation, appraisal, evaluation and feedback focussing on the 4 Motive Model. Learn the differences between evaluation and feedback and how to evaluate and give feedback to your teachers while you master the strategies of teacher appraisal.

Upcoming Date:11th April 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Upcoming Date:20th March 2021 | 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

If you are in the training division of your organization or even in a supervisory role and trying to develop your people, then the best way to do justice to your position is by acting as a mentor to the professionals in the organization and learning about their individual strengths and improvement areas. Impactful Training Design & Delivery is a 1-Day interactive live online seminar by Centre for Training and professional Development (CTPD) – a division of Asian College of Teachers, especially designed for the next Gen Corporate Trainers, Soft Skill Trainers, HR Trainers, Managers with training responsibilities who require specialized training covering the best practices and up-to-date techniques in designing and delivering impactful training for the workforce.

The live online session includes the following topics:

Utilizing existing learning resources
Benefits of effective documentation
Construct learning activities
Select & use 21st century presentation strategies & techniques

Upcoming Date:14th March 2021 | 10 am to 5 pm (IST)
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

The live online session on designing e-learning environments has been developed to equip aspiring or working teaching professionals with knowledge that will help them to face the challenges of designing e-learning environments. The web session imparts requisite knowledge to facilitate learning experiences with an emphasis on grounded practice. It also provides an opportunity to explore, see examples and practice the skills needed to develop design and delivery digital learning. This program emphasises on e-learning, virtual learning and blended learning concepts, frameworks and best practices.

The live online session includes the following topics:

Virtual Classroom – Benefits and challenges
Adapting as learning Professionals
Selecting Technology for your Virtual Training
Designing the Virtual learning platform
Develop the platform and considerations
Developing Activities for Virtual Training
Creating Visuals for Virtual Delivery

Upcoming Date: 7th March 2021 | 10 am to 5 pm (IST)
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Learn how to hook your audience and play to your strengths while giving a presentation. Make your presentation memorable which can touch your audience’s minds and hearts. Let the presentation resonate with your audience. Know the right techniques with us.

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Topics covered:

Day 1

The 21st-century EFL teacher
21st century teaching and learning – the challenges faced by EFL teachers 21st century teaching skills
Preparing EFL learners for twenty-first century core competencies
21st century teaching curriculum – connection between ICT - literacy skills, technology tools, and the learning goals of core learning skills (LSRW)

Day: 2

Know your learners
Motivation & Learning
Growth Zone
Planning CBLA for the EFL classroom – LSRW &
Games, Learning Apps & Language Development

Day 3

21st century learning design for TEFL
Theatre, Music & Movement in Language Learning
Assessment & Evaluation for EFL students in the 21st Century
Integrating innovation skills – Review 4 Cs

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Topics Covered

What is so special about 21st Century teaching?
The 21st Century Learners
The 21st Century Teacher
Transformational Teaching – Teacher vs Facilitator
The 4 Cs

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Topics Covered

Classroom Management

Know your learners
Engaging, Motivating & Managing learners in the 21st Century
Managing behavior in the inclusive classroom

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
ees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

ACT’s 1-day live online seminar for teachers on ‘Teaching English Grammar and Phonology’ has been designed and developed to acquaint aspiring as well as working teachers with adequate knowledge on English Phonetics & Grammar. This live session will help provide specialized knowledge and latest information on phonology and grammar that will provide them with complete guidance on the correct pronunciation and grammatical skills and the methods to convey those to learners of all ages. It has been found in a research that has been conducted over a considerable period of time, ‘that the teaching of school grammar has little or no effect on students’. Therefore, here at the seminar we will help you understand the tricks of the trade - how you can polish your grammar as well as phonology and the correct approaches to help your students achieve the same.

What we cover:

Sound of Language
Phonology & Phonetics
Phonemic Awareness
Teaching Pronunciation to students
Phonetic Transcription for Teachers
Grammar in Context
Teaching Grammar – Is it necessary?
Teaching Grammar - How?
Teach grammar as concepts in meaningful contexts in language learning
Teaching Grammar Inductively

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

What we cover:

Learning in the 21st Century
Evaluation and Learning
Feedback and its impact on learning

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

The session on ‘Education Management & Leadership Program for Teachers’ is aimed to prepare skilled professionals to fulfil the demand for accomplished and expert administrators proficient in making a positive difference in the learning atmosphere that has intensified in recent times. ACT’s live online workshop in Education Management & Leadership aims at preparing individuals who can share knowledge and develop collaborative solutions in the administrative arena of educational institutions while meeting global demands. Furthermore, senior educational professionals can explore the various aspects of institutional management. This live online workshop is designed in a flexible manner to meet the needs and schedules of busy professionals.

The EDM live online workshop focuses on:

Use of Resources
Managerial Expertise
Leadership Skills
Innovative Methods

Facilitators

The live online workshop will be conducted by:

Dr Margaret Davitt Maughan, Associate Director (Academics)
Dr Sanjib Chakraborty, Lead Trainer, Centre for Training & Professional Development (A division of ACT)
Ms. Kuhurina Basu, Head of Academics

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
Fees : 100 USD | 3500 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Topics Covered :

21st century teaching skills
Characteristics of a 21st- century teacher
21st century teaching and learning – the challenge faced by teachers Preparing learners for twenty-first century competencies
21st century teaching curriculum – Innovation at the core (connection between ICT - literacy skills, technology tools, and the learning goals of core subject areas)
Evaluation and assessment frameworks for improving school outcomes

Upcoming Date:Coming Soon
Fees : 25 USD / 750 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Asian College of Teachers’ webinar on Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is designed to provide a roadmap for teachers and parents handling special children. IEP is actually a collaborative activity between inclusive classroom teachers, parents, special educators and designing it entails a strong sense of understanding and effort. This collaboration nurtures the interaction and sharing of responsibility for the key aspects of IEP design, that also includes planning, setting academic goals and sharing accountability for outcomes. The respective IEPs for each student, is intended at guiding teachers to understand and meet the specific needs that emanates from their disability, aiding in the shift to the overall educational program. In this webinar, we are emphasising the vital features of IEP like the cause and components of IEP, stages of development of IEP, role of special educators to parents to the latest information and resources in IEP development.

Upcoming Date : Coming soon
Webinar duration : 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Fees : 15 USD / 500 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Today’s teachers have to perform multiple roles and one of the crucial is that of a guidance counselor. Although this seems to be a new addition to the teacher’s role but the nature of this role can be traced as far back as Socrates. Teachers find it difficult to slip into this mentorship role but a comprehensive training makes this transition easier as it equips teachers in counselling skills. Our webinar on “Teachers must develop effective counselling skills” aims at empowering teaching professionals by developing their counselling skills so that they have a better understanding of the issues their learners face and gain the trust of the students to make the teaching and learning process effective.

Upcoming Date : 2nd April 2021 | 3 pm to 6 pm (IST)

Trainer Profile:

Dr. Mala (Dasgupta) Sengupta - Founder and CEO of “ANUBHAV” Institution Recipient of International School Awards, 2018 for Best Teaching 25 years' experience as a teacher and examiner Served as Head of the Department of English as well as the Controller of Examination with an ICSE/ISC school

Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

It has been proven in research that happy children learn better and have higher grades. Since one of the primary aims of the teachers is their learners’ well-being, therefore teachers need to have a fair knowledge on the effective ways to create a cheerful learning atmosphere in the classroom. A joyful classroom with motivated students hugely impacts the overall learning of the students, that ultimately leads to good performances. In these stressful times, happiness in today’s classrooms is the need of the hour; hence every educator must know the tips and approaches to help students stay motivated and happy. Our webinar imparts training on the ways to develop a safe learning environment where the learners are part of joyful learning! Topics to be covered: -

Ingredients and Key Principles of Happy Classroom.
Why is it the need of the hour? Its importance for teachers & the students.
How to use tricks and strategies to make learning joyful.
New Era of online learning and its challenges for a teacher & the student.

Upcoming Date : 5th March, 2021
Webinar duration : 3 pm to 6 pm (IST)
Fees : 15 USD / 500 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Today’s 21 st century pre and primary classroom calls for integrating ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) into the curriculum to prepare the young learners for lifelong learning through effective use of new and innovative learning activities, interesting lesson plans, and various tools to create a learning environment that is well-conducive to learning. Using ICT in pre and primary curriculum makes a smooth way for developing a strong foundation in education for the pre and primary learners. In order to stay up-to-date with the development in their profession and stay in demand as a teaching professional, today’s teachers must be well-aware of the learning activities to be utilized in the classroom based on the relevant approaches of ICT. This live-online seminar helps you acquire the much-needed knowledge and skills on ICT to use them in your teaching techniques in the classroom.

Topics to be covered: - How to create a learning environment with the help of ICT in pre-primary and primary grades?
What kind of learning activities to be adopted based on the subjects and languages to be taught?
Creation of lesson plan or unit
How many different tools will you introduce in an academic year? How many is too many?

Upcoming Date : 19th Mar 2021
Webinar duration : 3 pm to 6 pm(IST)
Fees : 15 USD / 500 THB
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that makes social interaction and speech and nonverbal communication challenging with restricted/repetitive behaviors. The level of intellectual functioning in individuals with ASDs varies, ranging from profound impairment to exceptional levels. It is important for teachers and parents of special kids to have a fundamental knowledge about autism so that they are able to identify the symptoms and support them in an academic environment. Join our webinar to know more about ASD and IEP and help autistic kids to shine in life.

Upcoming Date : 17th April 2021
Session Duration : 10 am to 1 pm (IST)
Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

The role of today’s educators is that of facilitators and less of expert transmitters of knowledge. Teachers who use collaborative learning approaches tend to provide a stimulating intellectual experience for the students as collaborative learning (CL) is an emergent educational approach to teach a group of students working in pairs or small groups to discuss concepts or find solutions to problems. Research shows that collaborative learning is an active, engaging, and constructive process which actually leads to effective learning. Collaborative learning activities immerse students in challenging tasks or questions. It also increases student retention and promotion of student-teacher interaction and develops in students higher order reasoning and problem-solving skills. So, if you are a teacher you must include collaborative learning in your classes for efficacious learning outcomes. Join our webinar to know some collaborative learning strategies.

Learning Outcome: Understand how we can create a collaborative learning environment
What is collaborative learning?
Why should we use collaborative learning strategies in the classroom?
What are the barriers to the successful implementation of collaborative learning in schools?
What is the role of the teacher in a collaborative learning environment?
What activities can teachers use to introduce collaborative learning into the classroom?
What are some collaborative learning activities that teachers can use in the classroom?

Upcoming Date : 7th May 2021
Session Duration : 3 pm to 6 pm (IST)

Trainer: Mr. Robert Blease : BA Hons - University of York, M Ed - University of Manchester, PGCE - Bath Spa University, an education advisor with 25 years’ teaching, teacher training and school evaluation experience with institutions in Europe, Asia and Middle East. Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

An inclusive classroom accommodates all learners where children with special needs learn to meet challenges and regular learners develop attitudes of tolerance and empathy. Today’s educational institutions are keen to recruit teachers who have the requisite skills, knowledge and necessary pedagogical approaches to address diverse learners effectively within their classrooms. If you really want to stay one step ahead in the teaching profession and attract the right employer then you must gain adequate knowledge to adapt materials and lesson plans for diverse learning styles and abilities. Join our webinar to learn to differentiate learning effectively in the classroom and provide the support to learners with special needs in inclusive classrooms.

Learning Outcome: Understand how we can create an inclusive learning environment
What is inclusion?
Why should schools be inclusive?
What is the difference between inclusion, exclusion, integration and segregation?
What are the barriers to creating an inclusive classroom?
What teaching strategies support inclusion in the classroom?
How do you differentiate learning in an inclusive classroom ?

Upcoming Date : 4th June 2021
Session Duration : 3 pm to 6 pm (IST)

Trainer: Mr. Robert Blease : BA Hons - University of York, M Ed - University of Manchester, PGCE - Bath Spa University, an education advisor with 25 years’ teaching, teacher training and school evaluation experience with institutions in Europe, Asia and Middle East. Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

Research shows effective art and music therapy yields maximum results and has been used extensively to enhance individual development and growth. This type of therapy has been shown to help children with special needs. Art and music positively affect the mood, cognition and behavior of children with varying disabilities, and those with autism, speech impairments, ADD/ADHD or other mental and behavioral health conditions. The therapy helps children to effectively communicate, improves their concentration levels and behaviours and helps develop closer relationships. Art and Music are commonly used tools for both teachers and learners in inclusive classrooms as those facilitate inclusion of students with disabilities. Today’s educators are resorting to this powerful tool of art and music therapy to make learning effective and helping children to flourish cognitively and developmentally. If you are part of the teaching profession or handling special children then you must join our webinar on Art and Music Therapy.


Upcoming batch: 8th May 2021
Session Duration : 10 am to 1 pm (IST)

Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

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