Kosova English Teachers' Network
KETNET seeks to strengthen the abilities of Kosova’s EFL teachers by providing a network for sharing professional development information.
English Teacher Professional Development Program is happening again. Interested teachers are encouraged to apply.
UPON COMPLETION CERTIFICATES OF 12-25 HOURS WILL BE ISSUED BY THE Kosova Ministry of Education, Science, & Technology
Thank you for your interest in submitting an article/lesson plan/short activity with Teachers’ Avenue magazine. The deadline for submission is August 25th, 2014 at midnight. In order for your submission to be considered for publication, you need to follow the guidelines below:
Lesson plan format:
Each lesson plan should consist of the following sections:
This section should consist of specific and measurable objectives intended to be reached during the lesson. To write objectives you should use active verbs such as: define, identify, list, name, cite examples of, use, make sentences and so on. DO NOT use verbs such as learn, understand, appreciate etc., which do not express measurable objectives. For example:
Correct: Having read examples of the new words in the reading text, pupils will be able to use at least three words from the new vocabulary in sentences created by them.
Incorrect: By the end of this lesson, pupils will learn the new words present in the reading text.
(For guidance on writing measurable objectives, check the following links:
This section should consist of activities you have planned for the lesson. You should write about each activity in detail and indicate the length of the activity as well as how it helps reach your objectives.
This section should consist of 50-100 words on what could go wrong during the lesson, how you dealt with it if it happened to you and what do you suggest as an alternative.
Your activity can be an ice-breaker, energizer, warm-up activity, cooler, filler or a game.
When submitting an article/lesson plan/ short activity, please provide the following information:
For articles and lesson plans only: If the article/lesson plan is accepted for publication, then the author will be asked to write a short paragraph about his/her professional interested (max.50 words) and attach a passport size photo (details will be provided at a later stage).
NOTE: Submission does not guarantee publication.
The Newsletter Board reserves the right to edit submissions for content, language and length and postpone publication for the next issue.
What happens after submission:
Submissions and questions should be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The U.S. Embassy in Pristina, in cooperation with the Department of State, is again sponsoring the E-Teacher Scholarship Program for Fall classes in 2014. This program offers online, university-level courses to English teaching professionals outside of the United States through our university partner, the University of Oregon. The E-Teacher ten-week online courses are offered in seven different topics and provide an excellent learning opportunity for local English teachers. We would appreciate your assistance in distributing this call for applicants to your network of English teachers here in Kosovo.
Please see attached the Call for Application. Complete applications must be submitted electronically to Remzije Potoku at PotokuRK@state.gov by July 7, 2014. We will review all applications thoroughly and submit the selected applicants to DC for further consideration.
Should you have any questions about this program or the application process, please feel free to contact me.