GEMS Professional Development
At GEMS we recognise that our teachers and leaders are the most important resources we have and through our Professional Development programmes we provide opportunities for our staff to develop and grow.
Through an in-house team of experts supported by university partners and internationally recognised advisers we can provide an extensive range of professional development and training programmes that are designed to ensure that teachers remain at the forefront of educational thought and practice.
Our portfolio of Professional Development programmes consists of training for school leaders and teachers in the following areas:
Teaching and Learning
Curriculum Design, Lesson Planning, Effective Lessons, Assessment, Classroom Interaction, Challenge and Extension of Student’s Learning, Successful Sixth Form Teaching, Teaching in the Early Years, The Teacher’s Voice, Class Management, Classroom Interaction and Climate.
Leadership and Management
Masters in Education, Executive Leadership Training, Senior Leader Training, Team Leader Training.
ICT and Teaching
Essential IT Skills Training, Using Internet Technologies in the Classroom, Innovative Use of Emerging Technologies, Digital Video, Interactive Whiteboard Training, Blogs as a Tool for Learning
Literacy and Language
EAL/ELL Support in Mainstream Classroom, EAL/ELL Strategies for the Middle School Classroom, Language Learning in the Classroom.
Student Development and Well Being
Assertive and Positive Discipline Strategies, Social Emotional Approaches to Learning, How to be an ECO School, Intercultural Communication Strategies, Emotional Intelligence – Know Thyself.