PALAVER is a festival of language and performance, celebrating new languages of theatre and bringing language learning to life. Following its launch in 2005, and its growing success in subsequent years, the festival will run again in 2016, between Monday 14 March and Friday 18 March. We welcome proposals for contributions to the festival which explore links between language … [Read more...] about Be part of PALAVER festival in March 2016! Applications now open!
Have you ever considered attending a GRAD School? If not, then you should, and here's why: I tutored on the Manchester GRAD School last year and attended the excellent Vitae GRAD School tutor training a few weeks ago in Leeds - I'm totally sold on the benefits of attending a GRAD School and I thought i'd share some information about them here: What is a GRAD School? GRAD … [Read more...] about GRAD School – What’s in it for me?
...Teach If you're looking to establish an academic career then teaching experience is crucial for your C.V. But how can you make the most of this experience? Most of you, at some point, will take the GTA Training Course run by the STDU here at Manchester and a few of you have also attended the CEEBL teaching workshops such as "Help I've Got A Tutorial" but how do you … [Read more...] about Those who can….
How confident are you at public speaking? "Nobody can intimidate me without my permission" - Eleanor Roosevelt Think back to the most engaging public speaker you have ever heard - what was it about their presentation that made it memorable? The chances are that the memorable bit had little to do with the content and more to do with the style of delivery. Public speaking … [Read more...] about Presentation Skills for PGRs