UPCOMING EAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Nuts & Bolts: Programming for EAL Learners (A TEAL Manitoba Mini-PD Workshop)

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 5:00PM to 8:00PM (Networking - 4:30PM)

Manitoba Teachers' Society (191 Harcourt Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 3H2)

Join us for an evening of discussion and learning around programming for EAL learners. This workshop will feature interactive presentations and table-talks related to working with EAL learners and teachers in the content areas and designing suitable programming for EAL learners of different stages and needs.

TEAL Members - Free
Non-Members - $10.00

View the event poster and register on Eventbrite.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

* Please note that the events and presenters below are not directly affiliated with TEAL Manitoba. Please direct all questions and inquiries to the contact information listed in event posters.

Religious Diversity: From the Charter to the Classroom

January 15-16, 2018 | Presented by the Manitoba Teachers' Society.

The goal of this professional development session is to develop a deep understanding of the religious diversity in Manitoba schools for teachers and school leaders. Topics to be covered include legislation and policy, guidelines for religious accommodation, an overview of different world religions, religious holy days, and case scenarios.

Register through http://mbteach.org (click on the PD button)

See the event poster for more details.

 

University of British Columbia: M.Ed in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

The University of British Columbia is now offering a new, fully online, part-time Master of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).  This program is offered through the Department of Language and Literacy Education, in the Faculty of Education, at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.  

The MEd in TESL begins September 2018 and the application deadline is March 15, 2018. This cohort program is designed to develop highly skilled and specialized professionals in the field of TESL, and the part-time schedule is catered to fit the needs of working teachers of K-12 and adult education.

Students in this program will gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas:

  • Key principles of applied linguistics for teachers
  • Second and foreign language acquisition, teaching methods, and writing
  • English proficiency assessment
  • Language, discourse, and identity
  • Multilingual literacy and multimodality

For more information, please visit the program website, or view the online brochure.