In episode two of the podcast, Phil Keegan and Oliver Hipkins chew over the topic of motivation and also get insights on the line from Jo Gakonga.
This Week’s Guest on the Podcast: Jo Gakonga
Jo has been teaching since 1989 and training teachers since 2000. She has worked in a range of countries including Taiwan, the Czech Republic, Kenya and Switzerland and currently works at Solihull College in the UK. She is the co-author of IELTS Foundation, published by Macmillan.She delivers courses and free monthly training webinars at http://elt-training.com
Books and Authors Mentioned
- Essential Motivation in the Classroom
A great book, full of insights and very entertaining to read. Ian Gilbert also has a website that is well worth a visit: http://www.independentthinking.co.uk/default.aspx
- From Experience to Knowledge in ELT
Julian Edge and Sue Garton
Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers
An excellent book from an excellent series by OUP.
- Ken Robinson
Read his books, watch his talks. Sir Ken talks a lot of sense and is also very funny with it.
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The KKCL ELT Podcast is presented by Phil Keegan and produced by Will Corner and Oliver Hipkins, with music by Oliver Hipkins, Steve Munns and Phil Keegan.
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