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Learn English with the British Council on Radio Rwanda

Classroom Language: every Sunday 2:30 PM, Radio Rwanda    To support teachers with learning English and with teaching methodologies. This series introduces and explores a range of teaching methods that can be used in the Rwandan classroom whilst at the same time helping teachers learn the English language needed for effective teaching. Topics covered include [...]

ATER 2015 Conference Review

Association of Teachers of English in Rwanda (ATER) English Language Teaching Conference "Empower the Teacher, Empower the Classroom" 4-5 June 2015 For two days in Muhanga, Rwnada, English language teachers from all corners of the nation participated in a conference organized by the Association of Teachers of English in Rwanda and Rwanda's English Language Fellow, [...]

Kicukiro CoP in a training entitled “Teacher Talk: Effective Classroom Language”

On Saturday, eighteen teachers from Kicukiro Community of practice (CoP) gathered for a workshop entitled "Teacher Talk: Effective Classroom Language," lead by English Language Fellow Leanne Cameron. The training focused on improving teachers' English for classroom language, with emphasis on giving directions, doing error correction, and offering praise and criticism. The workshop allowed for extensive [...]

25 teachers from Kicukiro trained in techniques for using challenging materials

The 17 January 2015 ATER workshop served to introduce teachers to the possibilities available when they use "authentic materials," or materials created for a purpose other than language learning. Participants discussed the purpose of using newspapers, magazines, advertisements, even receipts and labels printed in English. With practice using an English edition of the Rwandan paper, The [...]

By | January 22nd, 2015|Recent Events|1 Comment

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Another ATER member flies overseas to further studies.

 Another ATER member flies overseas to further studies. Mr. Wellars Bakina, who flew yesterday to the University of Arizona, is a very active member of the Association of Teachers of English in Rwanda (ATER) since the association ’s legal establishment in 2012. He has been an English teacher of several years before joining the Catholic [...]

By | February 2nd, 2014|Recent Events|2 Comments