Professional development for language teachers
Eaquals provides practical guidance and support for language teachers as part of its mission to raise standards in this sector.
Eaquals’ work in this area has focused on producing international tools for mapping and assessing language teacher competences. This has resulted in two related instruments, both publicly available for use by all language professionals:
Training materials for use by Eaquals members
In addition to our open access resources, Eaquals has produced a range of webinars and materials reserved for members. These are in the form of a ‘teacher’s toolbox’ which contains materials for in-service training on classroom management and language issues, such as:
- Classroom management
- Teaching pronunciation
- Using technology
- Teaching Young Learners
- Lesson planning
- Expanding from the coursebook
These materials are available to Eaquals members and can be downloaded from the Members Area of our website.
The European Profiling Grid
Find out about this tool for supporting the professional development of language teachers, access the interactive e-Grid in seven languages
The Eaquals Framework for Language Teacher Training & Development
Access this in-depth tool – an aid to evaluation for individual teachers, team managers and training course designers.
The Eaquals Framework for Language for Academic Purposes Teacher Training & Development
LAP Framework aims to describe the key competencies required of language teachers in academic contexts