Category "SLB Professional Development"

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Our TBLT online course: the whys and wherefores

This post was written by course tutor Neil McMillan and originally published on learn.SLB. At SLB we’re very much looking forward to March 2019 and the first run of our inaugural TBLT online course, Task Based Language Teaching: From theory […]

CLIL: The good, the bad and the not so ugly

Since getting involved in CLIL a couple of years ago, I have heard quite mixed opinions about its effectiveness and, unfortunately, most of them have been negative. Teachers understandably ask themselves: “How can I teach a subject to any decent […]

Enhancing video lessons with 21st century skills

This piece was written in cooperation with ‘What If Spirit’ and is published simultaneously on their blog. What does the introduction of digital technologies into classrooms mean for curricula? Will it require a complete overhaul of current educational approaches? What can we […]

Teaching 1-to-1 English online: an SLB webinar

Teaching 1-to-1 English online: challenges, opportunities and some practical advice for getting started 12.00 (CET) Saturday 26th May The accessibility, individuality and flexibility of online platforms is pulling more and more language learners away from traditional settings. But what does […]

Lights, camera … action research!

On Saturday November 25th 2017 in Barcelona, SLB’s Tom Flaherty hosted an interactive workshop on action research. Here Tom explains what he understands by the term. What is action research? Theory is when you know everything but nothing works. Practice […]

Know your rights: interview with Heiko Puechel, CCOO

In SLB we believe that it’s crucial to know your rights as a language teacher in the private sector in Catalunya. To clear up some topics such as the role of unions, the convenios and the right to collective bargaining […]

Why I joined the Cooperativa de Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona

SLB member Ben Nazer shares his thoughts on why he decided to join. Joining Cooperativa de Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona Most members of Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona (SLB) are freelance language professionals, based unsurprisingly in Barcelona. I work in Madrid as […]