What makes a good workshop?
Date: Sunday, October 19th, 2008 Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Phil Brown and Colin Skeats
This hands-on, interactive workshop will encourage participants to explore and discover the qualities of successful workshops. We will aim to demonstrate how to create a successful workshop and provide participants with both guiding principles and a practical framework. There will be opportunities for everyone to apply this knowledge and practice relevant skills in order to better design and facilitate their own workshops, presentations and/or classes. Audience members will also be given time to develop their own workshop ideas and seek feedback and advice, as well as contribute to the process of grassroots teacher development. Please think about and bring any ideas you would like to develop into your own workshop.
Phil Brown has taught English in Japan for over six years. He has three years experience as a teacher trainer and is an MA TEFL/TESL student at the University of Birmingham. He currently teaches part-time at kindergarten, universities, private companies, and government ministries.
Colin Skeates has taught English and Marketing in three different countries over the past 10 years. He teaches at 4 universities in the Tokyo area and will soon finish his MA TEFL/TESL (University of Birmingham).
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Saitama JALT)
Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen
Venue: Sakuragi Kominkan. 5F (near Omiya Station, west exit, see map).
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