Teacher Training

australia-8

Teacher Training

Upon Request

Itinerary Category: Professional Visit
Days: 12 Days
Reservation time: Book 2-3 months in advance

Week 1


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:15-10:15
Orientation
Welcome session
Building Tour and Campus walk
8:15-10:15
English
Places to go in Brisbane
8:15-10:15
English
Learning styles and exploring Brisbane presentations
8:15-10:15
English
Australian Animals
8:15-10:15
Methodology
Foreign language lesson and reflection
Meeting with teachers and students of Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School Teaching practice at Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School
Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45) Meeting with teachers and students of Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School Teaching practice at Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School
10:45-12:45
English
Getting to know you and course expectations
10:45-12:45
Methodology
Analysing and using speaking activities
10:45-12:45
Methodology
Teaching large class
10:45-12:45
Methodology
Receptive skills lessons aims and stages
10:45-12:45
Methodology
Giving clear instructions in English
Meeting with teachers and students of Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School Teaching practice at Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School
Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30) Classroom observation Teaching practice at Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School
1:30-4:30
Culture introduction
1:30-4:30
Culture introduction
1:30-4:30
Skill up
1:30-4:30
Culture activity engagement
1:30-4:30
Skill up
Classroom observation Teaching practice at Queensland MiaoMiao Chinese School

Week 2


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:15-10:15
Guest Speaker
Guest speaker – Australian Education System
8:15-10:15
Australian state school visit
8:15-10:15
Methodology
Peer teaching: giving instructions in English
8:15-10:15
Australian private school visit
8:15-10:15
Methodology
Presenting language in English
Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45) Break (10:15-10:45)
10:45-12:45
Methodology
Simple things with big effects
10:45-12:45
Australian state school visit
10:45-12:45
Methodology
Peer teaching: giving instructions in English
10:45-12:45
Australian private school visit
10:45-12:45
Methodology
Teaching Grammar: Conveying and checking meaning
Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30) Lunch (12:45-1:30)
1:30-4:30
Skill up
1:30-4:30
Australian state school visit
1:30-4:30
Skill up
1:30-4:30
Australian state school visit
1:30-4:30
Sports and skill up

This is a sample timetable. School visits, schedule activities and classes are subject to staff/presenter or provider availability and prevailing weather conditions.

Fees


  • Upon Request
  • The fee includes:
    1. Australian institutions lecture costs
    2. Accommodation fee
    3. Meals
    4. Activities fees
    5. Australian local transportation fees
    6. Australian bilingual group leaders
    7. Group photos and Australian characteristic presents.
  • The fee doesn’t include:
    1. International return flight tickets
    2. Visa application
    3. Australian domestic flight tickets
    4. International insurance fees
    5. Passport fees
    6. Personal expenditures

Features


  • China-Australia Mind Education provides professional development courses on promoting your educational vocations;
  • Take part in the teacher training program in famous universities in Queensland;
  • Learn Australian education experts’ Second Language Teaching Method;
  • Teachers get trained on native English way of thinking and expression through learning about the history and culture of Australia;
  • Visit local schools in Australia and gain personalized language development in English ‘Micro Classroom’.
    Advanced educational concepts; the latest educational technology; an all-round comprehensive overseas promoting opportunity.

Course Contents

Second Language Teaching Methodology


Second language teaching methodology helps teachers learn about the latest English language teaching methods. Through the practice of these teaching methods, it would enable the teachers to improve their understanding of second language teaching methodology in the self-reflective practice.

Get to know about the contemporary language teaching methodology and assess the teachers’ second language teaching methodology to help teachers reflect on the teaching methods and principles currently used, thus to help teachers use the latest language teaching methodology in their native languages classroom scenario.

Improve Language Skills


Language skills improvement includes teaching of the transition and changes of the English language and its variety, oral communication skills, listening and speaking skills, language awareness, vocabulary and grammar skills, and the analysis of common grammatical structural mistakes.

Help teachers understand the historical and social background of English as a language and use the latest English TV, movies, and publications as the study and research materials to solve the negative impact of the native language and second-hand information, and train the teachers with the most authentic English expression to cultivate real English thinking and expression.

Expand Cultural Horizons


Introduce Australia’s general educational condition, Australian family life, the Australian medias, fashion & culture, vibrant festivals, entertainment and leisure, sports athletes and major events, youth recreational life and the Australian youth today.

Create abundant opportunities for teachers to truly contact with and understand the Australian society, to enable them to truly go deep into the Australian society and the Australian cultural life by means of reading, visits and participation in daily social activities, to get the most authentic experience and accumulate large amounts of vivacious and living teaching material with purpose and targets, so as to use them in their own teaching.

Teaching Research Study


Teaching research study includes visiting local schools, communicating with local teachers, taking the same classes with local teachers and teaching your native languages in local schools, in order to know about the teaching condition in Australia through visits and observation in local schools.

Deepen the understanding and friendship by participating in the exchange between overseas and Australian teachers and build up a teaching exchange relationship through their native languages and Australian teaching by having a class together.

English Teaching Skills Micro Classroom


Micro classroom is to demonstrate the teaching skills of both overseas and Australian teachers. Overseas and Australian teachers will prepare the lessons together and teach the lessons to each other. Training the overseas teachers to master effective teaching methods and techniques through practical exercises and discussions.

Micro classroom also provides teachers with opportunities to independently learn, search for, accumulate and use the individualized teaching resources; help teachers enhance their research capacity, plan and organize medium-scale academic research activities; understand their partners’ assessment for them and make objective evaluation of their partners’ micro classroom.

Personalized Language Development


Personalized language development encourages teachers to examine themselves from language learners’ point of view so as to improve the strategies of learning English; it analyzes teachers’ language proficiency, especially in listening and speaking.

Help teachers improve their English to the maximum degree with advantages of personalized language learning programs; develop an effective method according to the present teaching level of the teachers, to help them teach students in their own countries.

Tips and Declaration


  • Application deadline: 20th December 2019
  • Application should be made at least 12 school weeks prior to the visit. However, it is recommended to lodge your application 4-6 months in advance.
    For example:
    Training Jan/Feb 2020: Application lodged by July 2019.
    Training Jul/Aug 2020: Application lodged by Jan 2020.
  • The above itinerary is for reference only. Final schedule will be confirmed by the Study Tour Manual. In case of actual flight sequence adjustment, flight delay, weather cause, natural disaster or other force majeure, the actual tour schedule will be adjusted.