Intensive three-day courses
P.A.R.K. has designed a course full of practical teaching ideas so that you are fully prepared for the new school year. You may not have been in an actual classroom for some time and this course will help you refresh your knowledge and develop professionally.
You can register HERE.
Professional Development Sessions by popular P.A.R.K. presenters
We have asked our P.A.R.K. presenters to share their knowledge and experience in a range of sessions full of practical activities. You can expect to see one or more of the following.
- Tereza Janíčková
- Iain Saunders
- Louel Ross Calleja
- David Koster
- Michaela Sobotková
The course programme will be tailored towards your needs. You will have a change to select topics and themes that are relevant to you. For example: topics including skills, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, critical thinking, motivation, classroom management, warmers, fillers, and coolers.
The final course programme will be shared with you one week before the course.
Expected guest speakers: Nikki Fořtová, Phil Warwick, Simon Gill and others.
We have also asked several local experts to come and work with you on your professional development. These popular presenters have all have extensive experience teaching students and training teachers in the Czech Republic.
Input sessions followed by an informal round table discussion
Working in a small group (maximum 10 people), you will be able to fully benefit from this development opportunity.
The course will consist of 3 days of 7 teaching hours. The day will be divided into three blocks of 90 minutes. The last block will be followed by a round table during which the presenters and participants can mingle to discuss current teaching topics and issues.
Course programme accredited by the Ministry of Education
The course programme is fully accredited by the Ministry of Education. You may use your “Šablony” to finance this unique development opportunity. You can also use bonus points from P.A.R.K. Cambridge Exam Centre to pay for the course.
Lunch and refreshments available from our school café
During the breaks and the lunch break our school café will be open so that you can have a wonderful lunch (included in the price) and enjoy a great cup of coffee with a fantastic cake while overlooking the school gardens and tennis courts.
Access to our Resource Library
During the course you will have access to our Resource Library so that you can look at professional development titles that are relevant and inspiring to you. Our conference partners have kindly agreed to provide us with current titles which you can browse during the breaks.
The course will take place on the cosy and quiet premises of P.A.R.K. School of English close to the centre Brno.
If you are travelling from other parts of the Czech Republic, quality accommodation can be arranged at Avanti hotel at a discounted price.
If you are travelling from other parts of the Czech Republic, Avanti hotel is a great four star hotel, five minute walk from P.A.R.K. School of English. It offers top quality accommodation, delicious breakfasts and it has a wonderful wellness center on the top floor, all included in the price. www.avanti.cz Should you be interested in staying in the hotel during the course, just let us know and we will arrange everything for you including the 25% special discount.
Dates and Pricing
We are running the course on the following dates.
20-22 July 2020 4900 CZK per participant
3-5 August 2020 4900 CZK per participant
Are you interested in your own development session at your school this summer or later? We’d be happy to discuss options with you. Please contact us for more information and available dates on firstname.lastname@example.org.