Have you ever had a wonderful group? Have you ever had a difficult group? What made them like that? Most teachers are aware that some groups simply 'work' better than others. Why is this? And is there anything we can do as teachers to improve the dynamics of a group? In this course, we will explore what groups are, and what makes a good or bad group. In other courses in this series, we provide you with a handful of activities which will help you develop great group dynamics in your classroom.
Jill has been teaching English and training English teachers for many years. She has had a global career, with time spent in the UK, France, China, Tibet, Madagascar, and most recently New Zealand. She has also travelled extensively to dozens of countries, giving workshops, sharing research at conferences and promoting the books she has written. She has written dozens of books and numerous articles on English Language Teaching, published by Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Pearson, Routledge, Macmillan, MET, ETP and online websites. In 2018, Jill was a finalist for both the Ben Warren Award and the ELTons Awards for Innovation in Teacher Resources.