Organisation : British Council
Contest Name : Teacher Connect Competition 2023
Applicable For : Resident of India and working in a school in India
Last Date : 30th November 2023
Website : https://www.britishcouncil.in/Teacher-connect-competition-2023
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What is British Council Teacher Connect Competition?
Teacher Connect Competition 2023 is organized by British Council. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage in your professional development and stand a chance to win exciting prizes. British Council is an initiative to bring English teachers and teacher educators together in a vibrant and active online community to develop their professional practice. The ‘Teacher Connect competition’ is part of our endeavour to make online teacher professional development more accessible and inclusive for teachers. Last Date of contest is 30th November 2023.
Eligibility Criteria of Teacher Connect Competition
Before you participate, please go through the criteria below:
** You must be a resident of India and working in a school in India when applying.
** You must be an English language teacher teaching the primary, secondary or tertiary sector.
In addition to this,
** You should be a part of the TeachingEnglish Asia Facebook page.
** You should have subscribed to the Teacher Connect webinars/workshops YouTube playlist.
** You should have subscribed to our Teacher Connect newsletter mailing list.
If you have not done the above yet, you can do it now and participate in the competition!
How to Participate in the Teacher Connect Competition?
To participate follow the five steps below:
** Watch one of the Teacher Connect workshops/webinars from our playlist here (2) Teacher connect webinars – YouTube.
** Choose an idea or technique from the workshop/webinar you watch.
** Develop a lesson idea based on the idea/technique you choose.
** Complete a short quiz by clicking on the ‘Participate here’ tab at the end of the page.
** Submit your quiz and lesson idea by 30 November 2023 (23:59 IST).
Guideline For Submission of Teacher Connect Competition
** All quiz questions should be answered.
** Your lesson idea must not exceed 350 words.
** Ensure your lesson idea has a clear connect to one of the workshops/webinars on the YouTube playlist.
** Ensure there is a clear rationale of the reason for the choice of idea/technique. It could be an idea/technique that you could use with your students or any learning for your own professional development.
** Using your key learning point, create a lesson idea, not exceeding 350 words.
** Use simple, easy to understand and concise language.
** Submit your entries only through MS Forms using the link provided. No entries will be accepted over email.
** Each participant is allowed only one entry.
About the lesson idea :
** Add a clear background of your teaching context.
** State the idea you’ve identified from webinar/workshop recording, also state why you chose this idea.
** Describe how you used (or plan to use) the idea with your students.
** State at least one tip for other teachers to use this idea in their context.
How will your entries be assessed?
All submissions will be assessed and graded by our jury based on the assessment criteria outlined below:
** All correct responses to quiz questions – 50%
** Lesson idea submission – 50%
** The decision of the jury will be final.
Important Dates of Teacher Connect Competition
** Deadline for submission of entries – 30 November 2023
** Selection and announcement – 15 December 2023
** Only successful participants will be notified over an email from TeachEnglish.India[AT]britishcouncil.org