British Council webinars for teachers

Our free webinars for teachers are online seminars lead by our team of English language teaching experts.

The webinars will give you an opportunity to learn something new, access valuable tools and resources, and share your views and comments with other teachers in Poland and abroad. Our webinars cover a wide range of topics such as teaching methodology, exam preparation, classroom management, assessment, motivating students or special educational needs.

If you can’t join us or have missed any of our previous webinars, we are making the recordings available for you to watch.

For details on how to join the webinars, check our webinar FAQs.

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Recorded webinars

We are recording our webinars to make it possible for you to watch them if you cannot join them. 

Here the webinars we have delivered so far:

Malgorzata Malinowska What’s new in FCE, CAE & CPE?

The webinar is aimed at those teachers who prepare their students to the popular Cambridge English exams. As the new changes came into force at the beginning of 2015, teachers and students need to be aware of how to adapt to them. Our trainer will guide you through all the novelties in the exams formats and will present you with the most relevant information resources.

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Matt Byrski IELTS Test Overview

Our presenter, Matt Byrski, will talk you through the IELTS test, how it is marked, what types of student this exam is suitable for and share some general tips on preparing your students for the IELTS test.

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Matt Byrski IELTS Writing Skills for Success

 Matt will explain how you can to help your learners do well in the Academic Writing module. He will also present some fun and effective teaching ideas.

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Matt Byrski IELTS Speaking Skills for Success

Matt  will tell you all you need to know about the speaking part of ILETS. He also present a number of activities you can use to teach your students how to effectively communicate in English and, consequently, achieve a high score in the Test.

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Matt Byrski IELTS Reading & Listening Skills for Success

Matt will tell you all you need to know about the IELTS Reading and Listening parts. He will guide you through their structure and share some practical tips on how to prepare your students for the types of  task they will face during the test.

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Iwona Piecyk Teaching Tips to Boost Your Students' 2015 Matura Performance

The webinar is aimed at those teachers who will be leading their students through the challenges of the Polish Matura. As the new changes come into force in 2015 teachers and students need to be aware of how to adapt to these changes. 

Our presenter, Iwona Piecyk, will lead you through the implications of the changes and discuss ways of getting the most out of your students. She will introduce new ways of improving student performance and explore how your teaching can be adapted to suit the needs of the new exam.

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Simon Pounder How to Get International Teaching Qualifications

This webinar is for those people who are interested in becoming English as a Foreign Language teachers and for those who have already started out on their career. You will find out how you can open up a whole world of exciting English language teaching opportunities at home or abroad. There was a discussions on the  potential paths that a teacher can take, looking at the advantages of the different qualifications that are available, such as CELTA, DELTA or the Southampton University MA in English Language Teaching. 

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Peter Moran Teaching Students with Aspergers

Webinar for teachers interested in special educational needs students. The webinar answers the following questions: What is Asperger syndrome? How can we as teachers recognise children who may have Asperger's? How can we help Children with Asperger's in class? What can teachers do to help parents?

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Webinar FAQs

How do I register?

To register, choose the event you are interested in, and follow the instructions on its page. Registration usually opens a week before the event. 

Is it free?

Yes, all our webinars are free.

 How long are the webinars?

They generally last about 60 minutes.

Can I speak to the presenter?

At the moment no. You can ask the presenter questions through a chat box though.

Can I get a certificate?

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide certificates for attending webinars.

What if I miss the event?

If you miss a webinar it's no problem - you can watch a recording. Just come back to this page and look for the 'Recorded webinars'. 

How do I know I can access the webinar from my computer?

We use Adobe Connect to host our webinars. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect event and would like to find out more and test your connection, use the links below:

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