British Council's online course 'Becoming a Better Teacher: Exploring Professional Development'
'Becoming a Better Teacher: Exploring Professional Development' is one of the British Council’s massive open online courses (MOOC), intended for those teaching in English or who teach English as a subject, who want to manage their professional development, develop reflective skills and improve their practice in the classroom.
This course covers the topics of understanding and challenges of professional development, classroom practice and observation, communities of practice, Colb’s cycle, Spiral of Inquiry etc. The course is very flexible and is designed in a way that participants can practice at a time that suits them best. Duration of the course is three hours per week, over the period of six weeks.
The course draws on the British Council’s many years of expertise in teacher training and development around the world, and it has been developed in partnership with UCL Institute of Education.