London, UK: October 2007
Echelon online teacher training debuts at Kuala Lumpur education show in
support of London College of Professional Training
Echelon Learning's online, interactive programme 'Teaching Best Practice'
is being shown for the first time at October's British Education Supplies
Association's seminar exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (BESA KL).
The programme is being demonstrated by the London College of Professional
Training (LCPT) in support of its Life Long Learning Teaching
LCPT is the first UK college to pilot the new suite of teaching
qualifications (QTLS) for Edexcel by distance learning, employing
interactive, intranet-based teaching and learning modules that use video
to highlight examples of best practice in teaching and learning.
Sponsored by the UK Trade and Industry, BES KL takes place 23rd - 24th
October 2007 at the Kuala Lumpar Conference Centre and is attended by
Heads and teachers, local government, education business providers,
agents and distributors.
LCPT was chosen to represent the British Accreditation Council and
Edexcel because of its reputation as a centre of excellence in the
lifelong learning sector. The LCPT stand is shared with the QCA and York
Echelon's 'Teaching Best Practice' provides interactive, intranet-based
teaching and learning resources for both new lecturers to build classroom
skills and for existing teachers as part of their continuous professional
Using video footage of classroom scenarios, the programmes cover topics
such as student punctuality; classroom management; adapting tasks to
different level skills; integrating key skills into the curriculum;
information learning technology (ILT); 'The Wow Factor', a teacher
summary of what makes for the optimum learning experience and conducting
Each programme is accompanied by a free downloadable workbook that
summarises the learning points covered.
Programmes are suited to team discussion, reflective practice,
independent and active learning, college planning and development days,
area learning days, centre days and cross-college days and by advanced
practitioners for one-to-one support.
The latest programme to be added to the 'Teaching Best Practice' series,
'Student Assessment' discusses issues concerning the implementation of
initial, formative and summative assessment.
Teaching Best Practice is available for purchase or license. Full details
and opportunity to download a sample workbook at
or contact Hugh Garai at
Echelon on tel + 44 (0)208 568 1500 email
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