Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

New Research Project on Language Teacher Education

24 February 2012 |

Professor Simon Borg has been funded by Cambridge ESOL to conduct a study of the cognitions and practices of teacher trainers working on the Delta programme. The project will run from January to October 2012 and it will involve teacher trainers from a range of international contexts.

The project aims to answer two basic questions:

  • how do the trainers deliver training sessions?
  • what cognitions and contextual factors shape the way they do so?

This qualitative study will generate a series of research-based case studies of the practices and cognitions of language teacher trainers which will be of international interest and have both theoretical and practical value.

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