This talk introduces what research has to say about effective collaboration and goes on to the explore tried and tested approaches to structured collaboration that lead to context relevant, transferable and impactful professional learning, and which can be implemented in face-to-face, online and hybrid lessons. Teacher collaboration is a strong component of effective continuing professional development programmes. collaborative activities of this type offer a safe and supportive environment that enables them to have professional learning conversations that genuinely contribute to improvements in their practice and lead to incremental development.
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Silvana has worked in English language teaching for over 25 years. She holds an MA in Teacher Education, is PGCE and Delta qualified and has trained teachers all over the world. Silvana is the Academic Director of Studies for Bell Teacher Academy and has previously worked as Course Director for the Bell Online Delta. She writes teacher training materials for the Bell Delta and Cambridge English Teacher and is a regular speaker at international industry conferences, such as IATEFL UK, an industry-leading teaching conference.