Posts Tagged "teacher training"

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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 […]

SLB Review of 2017!

The year has already passed for some of the world as I’m typing this, so before the bells toll for us, and we down our grapes, cava, whiskey, or whatever, we’ve just about got time to squeeze out a quick […]

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 […]

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 […]

International membership of the cooperative SLB!

Not so long ago, some like-minded souls asked whether international membership of our cooperative was possible, or whether there were any other ways to support what we do. So we put the idea to our socios, had our usual discussion […]

SLB Validate TEFL Iberia’s Teacher-Training Course

Last week we confirmed our validation of TEFL Iberia’s 160-hour initial training programme for candidates seeking to become teachers of English as a foreign language. The course, based in Barcelona at the plush premises of Languages for Life, was found […]

Bottoms Up: An SLB Training Session, Oct 31st 2015 Barcelona

Image by Tom Koerner, USFWS Mountain-Prairie (2nd Place – Bottoms Up!) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Neil McMillan writes about the teacher-training session he’ll be delivering on Listening Skills on October 31st, 2015 in Barcelona Bottoms Up! And […]