Fess Seltan Teaching Knowledge TEST (TKT) Prep Course

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2008 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

What is TKT?

The Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) is a test from Cambridge ESOL about teaching English to speakers of other languages. It aims to increase teachers’ confidence and enhance job prospects by focusing on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world. This flexible and accessible award will help you to understand:

  • different methodologies for teaching
  • the ‘language of teaching’
  • the ways in which resources can be used
  • the key aspects of lesson planning
  • classroom management methods for different needs.

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Colombian government brings in Cambridge ESOL for new English certificates

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2008 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

The Colombian government has begun a partnership with University of Cambridge ESOL examinations to help develop new national English language tests. The tests come as part of the bid by Colombia’s Ministerio de Educación Nacional to equip the population with English skills for work and higher study.

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COMING SOON…TKT Teaching Knowledge Test Preparation Course

Posted Monday, February 25, 2008 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

Fess-Seltan / TKT Teaching Knowledge Test Preparation Course

The Teaching Knowledge Test Preparation course is a specially designed course to prepare candidates for the Cambridge ESOL Teaching Knowledge Test.

Like the TKT itself, the TKT preparation course is composed of three modules, covering:

  • Language and background to language learning and teaching
  • Planning lessons and use of resources for language teaching
  • Managing the teaching and learning process

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USO DE TECNOLOGÍAS TAMBIÉN UNA PRIORIDAD

Posted Friday, September 14, 2007 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

Sincelejo – Local

USO DE TECNOLOGÍAS TAMBIÉN UNA PRIORIDAD
Profesores de inglés realizan conferencia
EL UNIVERSAL – SINCELEJO
 
El uso de las tecnologías de la comunicación e información, es una prioridad para los docentes de Inglés actualmente en el departamento de Sucre.

Así quedó establecido, durante la quinta Conferencia de Docentes de Inglés realizada ayer, bajo la organización de Sucre English Language Teaching Association Network (Seltan), en asocio con el Centro de Idiomas de la Corporación Universitaria del Caribe (Cecar).

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RECENT ARTICLE FROM EL UNIVERSAL

Posted Friday, September 14, 2007 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

Sincelejo – Local

Se proyecta el bilingüismo a través de las universidades
JAVIER GALEANO PÁJARO, ABDÍAS PÉREZ CASTILLO, EL UNIVERSAL – SINCELEJO 
 
El papel de las universidades es contundente a la hora de proyectar el bilingüismo según quedó establecido en el Encuentro Programa Nacional de la especialidad con universidades efectuado en Bogotá recientemente.

Representantes de 60 universidades del país participaron los días 23 y 24 de agosto en el encuentro, en especial los directivos de programas de lenguas y lingüística de universidades, que conocieron los avances del Programa de Bilingüismo que el Ministerio de Educación realiza en coordinación con las secretarías de Educación Departamental.

Los representantes de las universidades presentaron sus proyectos y junto con el Ministerio definieron acciones futuras que lleven al cumplimiento de las metas propuestas en bilingüismo para los años 2010 y 2019.

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5th CECAR ELT CONFERENCE 2OO7

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2007 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

CECAR’S 5TH ELT CONFERENCE

SELTAN

cordially invites you to attend this years
 

5th CECAR ELT CONFERENCE
“Crossroads  2007- Technology in Language Teaching”

Date: September 13, 2007
Place: CECAR/Auditorio Marcos Lora Hoyos
Sincelejo, Sucre – Colombia

Today, access to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become more widespread.  The use of ICT tools can provide learners exposure to and practice in all of the four skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing. Technology offers new ways for practicing language and assessing performance. It is becoming increasingly mobile. It can be not used only in the classroom, lecture hall, computer room or self-access center; it can also be used at home, and in Internet Cafés.

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The Role of the Corpus Linguistics

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2007 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

The Role of the Corpus Linguistics in language Teaching and Material Design

Mr. Ricardo RomeroMarch 16, 2007 – The Corporación Univerisitaria del Caribe – CECAR had the privilege to receive Mr. Ricardo Romero who made an important presentation on the role of the Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching and Material Design. This lecture gave the regional English teacher ideas to put into practice using different applications of the Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching, the type of information writers use from the corpora, the way how to analyze the corpora, how the corpus is involved in the material design, and the way teachers and learners can take advantage of it.

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Revista Internacional Magisterio

Posted Thursday, February 22, 2007 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

     Portada revista N 25 

Revista Internacional “Magisterio” Educacion y Pedagogia
Tema Central

Programa Nacional de Bilingüismo: En Búscada de la calidad en educación

PDF Revista Internacional “Magisterio” Educacion y Pedagogia

Estándares Básicos de Competencias en Lenguas Extranjeras: Inglés

Posted Thursday, February 22, 2007 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

La Revolución Educativa ha venido dando respuesta a las necesidades de cobertura y calidad que requiere el país para alcanzar mejores condiciones de desarrollo social y económico y mejorar la calidad de vida de la población. Para cumplir este objetivo, el Plan de Desarrollo Educativo de esta administración continúa trabajando tres pilares: ampliar la cobertura educativa, mejorar la calidad de la educación y mejorar la eficiencia del sector educativo.

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Hey teachers…It’s back to school time!

Posted Friday, February 2, 2007 by Ricky Contreras Graig
Categories: Fess-Seltan

backtoschool.gifWelcome Back teachers! It’s back to school time again. So we thought you might like or need some Back-to-School Resource links with various tools to help you start the year right with your class and your students’ this new school year. Try these links. If you know of some other good links…Please Submit Your Favorite Resources !

General –  tools to start the year

GeneralBulletin BoardsIce BreakersPrintables
Colouring PagesCraftsFirst Day activitiesClipart
Classroom Management
Other Useful Resources

Teachersplanet
ProTeacher
Education World
Busy Teacher Cafe
Back to School Guide – Teachers