Young learners online
Monday 11 January 2021 - 10:30 to Monday 01 February 2021 - 10:30

Explore the practice and theory of online teaching

Many teachers have recently found themselves having to adapt quickly to dramatically different teaching contexts in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in widespread school, college, and university closures. On this course from the British Council, you’ll explore online teaching in both theory and practice – how to plan accessible online lessons and assessments, what online safety looks like, and how best to build relationships with young learners.You’ll come away understanding how to include and engage learners online, both in synchronous and asynchronous environments.

What topics will you cover?

Week 1: Meaningful interaction Creating the best conditions for your learners to interact meaningfully and learn together online

Week 2: Engagement, content and differentiation Tailoring your online teaching to your learners’ needs, to ensure your classes are inclusive and enjoyable

Week 3: Practice, assessment and progress Helping learners develop their speaking and writing skills, and using assessment for learning to make learners and their parents aware of their progress