Devising and delivering teacher development initiatives that meet the needs of a very diverse teaching body raises a number of challenges. This talk will outline key issues and solutions put into place with a number of partners, including Cambridge University Press.
Gordon Lewis is Vice President, Languages for Laureate Higher Education, based in Princeton, NJ, USA. He earned a B.S. in Languages and Linguistics from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. and an M.S. from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey , California. From 1991-1999 he ran a language school for children in Berlin, Germany. From 2001 to 2004 he was Director of Instructor Training and Development for Berlitz Kids in Princeton, New Jersey . From 2004-2008 he was Academic Director of Kaplan English Programs, based in New York City. Gordon has served on the committee of the IATEFL Young Learners Special Interest Group and served as an editorial board member of ELT Journal.
Eric Baber has been involved with technology-aided learning for nearly 20 years and has written a number of articles and books on the subject. He currently works with institutions deploying Cambridge University Press’s digital materials, in particular delivering training to teachers, institutional managers and learners. He is Past President of IATEFL.
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