P.A.R.K. Summer School for Teachers
We're back for 2022!
Besides the great input sessions by presenters such as Fiona Mauchline, Sandy Millin and Mark Andrews, you will be able to enjoy some delicious food and the opportunity to socialise with fellow colleagues.
- an intensive three-day course full of practical teaching ideas in July and August 2022
- professional development sessions by popular P.A.R.K. conference presenters
- course programme accredited by the Ministry of Education
- accommodation can be arranged
- access to our resources library
- input sessions followed by an informal round table discussion
- a quality 3-course lunch will be served in our school café
- Meet & Greet Dinner
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.
P.A.R.K. are always enthusiastic to receive feedback from our former attendees and 2021 Summer School was no different. See below for some reviews from teachers to tantalise you a little more as to what you can expect in 2022!
- "I enjoyed all the sessions. The speakers were incredible!"
- "Summer School was really great, inspiring, social, tasty, also big fun, and I am so happy I have met so many new and nice colleagues."
- "Great ideas, perfect games, unusual tips."
- "I enjoyed the lectures of Tereza Janíčková. They were full of energy and great ideas, she made us work and have fun. Many thanks to her!"
So come along to P.A.R.K. Summer School 2022 and let us create some more lasting memories!
Introducing our Speakers
You can look forward to sessions by the following knowledgeable speakers:
A freelance writer, trainer, and lecturer on the MA TESOL at Oxford Brookes University, Fiona’s publications include Motivate! (Macmillan), Dive In! (Delta, 2019), How to write secondary materials (ELT Teacher 2 Writer) and Etpedia Vocabulary (Pavilion Publishing, 2019). She is also co-founder of EVE: Equal Voices in ELT and of its mentoring scheme for women, currently running with AfricaTESOL. She has a love of photography, art, flash fiction & screenwriting, and ‘brain science’, which spreads to her work.
Sandy is a freelance teacher trainer, materials writer and teacher. She worked for International House for many years in various different countries, starting out in Brno. She writes a blog at http://sandymillin.wordpress.com and tweets @sandymillin. She has self-published books focussed on teacher development (ELT Playbook 1 and ELT Playbook Teacher Training), and a book of ways to adapt speaking activities (Richer Speaking).
Mark has worked in Central and Eastern Europe for 40 years and was a British Council methodology adviser in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic between 1989 and 1996. He is now training director at SOL and teaches on summer courses in Devon, Slovakia and Serbia as well as doing methodology sessions and demonstration lessons across this region. He looks forward to working in schools again.
Working in a small group, you will be able to fully benefit from this development opportunity.
The course consists of 16 teaching hours which will be taught in 8 blocks of 90 minutes.
Lunch and refreshments
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 some fantastic cake while overlooking the school gardens and tennis courts.
If you’re looking for a place to stay, we may have a solution for you. You can book a room through us in Hotel Avanti - a 4-star hotel not far from P.A.R.K. You can find more information about the hotel and its facilities here.
- breakfast included
- parking provided
- free entry to wellness
- not far from the city centre
Welcome Evening Buffet
One of the highlights of any event is time spent sharing ideas and conversation at the end of a productively busy day. On day one therefore, we hold a buffet for all our attendees during which we will have some mouthwatering food washed down with a few drinks. Conversation and laughter fuelled by an inspired first day are bound to be a superb icebreaker for everyone!
25. 7. 2022 - 27. 7. 2022
27. 7. 2022 - 29. 7. 2022
1. 8. 2022 - 3. 8. 2022
Early bird: 5 750 CZK
Normal price: 6 250 CZK
Accomodation: 3 200 CZK
Other accomodation options are available on request.
If you cancel your registration
- Up to July 1st, we will refund 70% of the summer school fee
- After July 1st 2022 there will not be a refund but you can keep your registration for a future event
or you can find a colleague or friend who can replace you on the course
In case of government restrictions because of Covid-19 or other force majeure events we will keep your registration for a future event or we will refund your fee.
SUMMER SCHOOL PARTNERS
Cambridge University Press & Assessment
Cambridge University Press & Assessment help millions of people worldwide unlock their potential. Our qualifications, assessments, academic publications and original research spread knowledge, spark curiosity and aid understanding around the world.
More than 25,000 organizations in 130 countries around the world recognize our exams and tests as proof of English language ability. As one of the world's leading English Language Learning publishers, we offer market-leading courses and supplementary materials for learners of English in all age groups.
Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment English recently joined to form one single organization bringing together our expertise in research, teaching, learning and assessment.
We continue to lead the way in the development of new materials for teachers and students across a range of platforms, including online, interactive whiteboard and mobile apps.
To find our more on our teaching materials, please visit: www.cambridge.org/cz.
In addition, our team in the Czech Republic is delighted to offer to all teachers who register for a session at the P.A.R.K Summer School a discount code on one of our online teacher development modules. Choose from more than 70 online self-study courses designed to build teachers’ core skills and understanding of emerging areas of interest. Feel free to learn more at www.cambridge.org/pld/onlinecourses
Klett publishing house
Our teaching materials FUNPARK (primary grade) and BLOGGERS (secondary grade) for primary schools are developed for Czech environment, the selling prices are adapted to Czech schools conditions, the progression corresponds exactly to our pupils, the materials contain both authentic and educational videos and both textbooks are adapted to pupils with special learning needs. Modern interactive support with the possibility of work with virtual classroom thanks to Klett LMS is a matter of course. For more information, see our website www.klett.cz.
Macmillan Education is a part of Springer Nature and has been present at the global publishing market for over 175 years.
Education is changing at an ever-increasing pace. Macmillan Education is at the forefront of this change, providing solutions that enhance the teaching and learning experience for everyone, at every stage of education.
As technology opens new doors for teachers and students, Macmillan Education uses its expertise to create products that suit different learning styles and design innovative new tools for teachers and students.Macmillan Education produces high-quality, trusted educational materials and provides support to teachers and students, so they can get the most from what is published.
Oxford University Press
At Oxford University Press we have a clear mission which informs everything we do — to create the highest quality academic and educational resources and services and to make them available across the world. We share the University’s uncompromising standards, defining qualities, and belief in the transformative power of education to inspire progressand realize human potential.
Visit www.oup.com/elt for more information on our products and services.
Pearson and Ventures Books
Ventures Books is a direct distributor of Pearson and Cambridge University Press ELT titles and at the same time provides complete methodological support to teachers - organizing conferences and webinars, preparing regular teaching tips, and creating supplementary textbook materials. Ventures Books methodologists will always be happy to advise you on choosing a suitable textbook.
Pearson is a long-established publishing house that publishes modern English textbooks and develops new technologies to make teaching as easy and successful as possible. Pearson's portfolio includes everything for teaching students of all ages, knowledge, and study goals.
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