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1. Below are some of the participants you will find in your training room. Discuss with your partner and suggest the different activities they can do for their professional development. Figure 3: Excerpt from CPD orientation workshop I’m John and have been teaching for five years. I am not confident in my own use of English in the classroom and use L1 quite often. I want to improve my spoken English. I’m Tara. I have just completed my diploma in education and am a primary school teacher. There are so many students in my class! It’s really difficult to keep everyone involved.

I’m Shyam. I have been teaching for about fifteen years and am interested in training teachers now. I don’t know how to become a teacher trainer.

I’m Promila. I have been teaching Class 9 and 10 for the last ten years. I don’t need to prepare for my lessons any more. I have also attended many training courses.


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Innovations in the CPD of English language teachers  
Innovations in the CPD of English language teachers  

The publication, edited by David Hayes offers global perspectives on the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of English language teach...