One to one English Language training for officers is now taking place on board the Dover to Dunkerque DFDS ferries, with our trainer Karen observing while various procedures are carried out and then following up on any problems. The focus in these sessions is to improve grammar and pronunciation. Following the success of this programme, we will deliver a programme for Deck Officers in Canterbury i ...[Read More]
Staff at the college gathered last Thursday to say thank you and farewell to Aleca Lucy as she left the college after 15 years to retire and move to France. Aleca has made a great contribution to the life of the college, with her hard work and commitment as well as through her generosity of spirit as a colleague. We will all miss her and look forward to visiting her soon!!
Chaucer College was very happy to host a group of teachers from Italy on Saturday as they came on a FAM visit. They were shown around our beautiful campus and enjoyed seeing the College at its best on a sunny autumn day. They were particularly impressed by the space and facilities for students. We hope to see lots of Italian students here in years to come.
Chaucer College Principal Catherine Vines is now on a marketing trip around Japan. Catherine will visit Junior and Senior High schools marketing our Young Learners’ courses. She will also be introducing our short Teacher Training courses for practising teachers of English who wish to upgrade their skills.
Preparations are well in hand for our intensive one month Teacher Education course in 2018. Next year we will have over 200 teacher trainees from Shumei University, Japan who will learn about the British Education system and visit local primary and secondary schools to observe classes. The course also includes visits to sites relevant to students’ main subject – for example the English ...[Read More]