Professional Development

for English Teachers

The 29th P.A.R.K. Conference

First Steps: From Teacher to Teacher Trainer


Kateřina Kallus Brychová

KEY WORDSmentoring, giving constructive feedback, preparing a conference talk/workshop

AGE GROUPSyoung learners, teens



Would you like to start presenting at conferences but have no clue where to start? Do you need to set up a relevant and practical teacher training session? This workshop is designed to prepare experienced teachers with basic knowledge and skills in teacher training. Participants will be able to create an outline of their own workshop. There will be space for sharing experience and exchanging views on professional development.

Kateřina studied English language and literature at Masaryk University in Brno. Previously, she worked as a freelance English teacher for language schools in Brno. Now she has been working as a state secondary school English teacher for seven years. She is a CELTA-qualified teacher and also an experienced teacher trainer, having taught in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Indonesia and the Czech Republic. She regularly works with trainee teachers from Masaryk University, and participates in National Pedagogical Institute professional development programme for language teachers. Katerina is also a Cambridge Speaking examiner for P.A.R.K.