IELTS teachers from Touchstone Educationals get the Cambridge University Press advantage for IELTS teaching


Cambridge University Press (CUP), the world’s leading ELT Publisher conducted the first full day workshop for IELTS teachers as part of its ‘IELTS Platinum Partnership Programme’ with Touchstone Educationals. The training was organized with a key focus on introducing well-researched and specially curated pedagogicalstrategies to enhance classroom learning experience for foreign degree aspirants enrolled with Touchstone. The session successfully trained 26 senior and master trainers from Touchstone Educationals.

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The programme enables students to prepare well for IELTS. As a part of the partnership, all counsellors and IELTS trainers associated with Touchstone Educational will receive training whichwill further equip students registering for IELTS training.  The training programme will also be conducted in the other 14 centres of Touchstone Educationals,across Haryana, Chandigarh and Punjab.

Speaking about the successful workshop, Amit Baveja, National Sales & Marketing Head, English Language Teaching, India said, “At Cambridge, we believe that it is imperative to equip trainers through skill and competency building exercises so that they can better understand the learning needs of students and contribute to better outcomes.  We are confident that the training helped thetrainersto enhance theirunderstanding of ‘assessment criteria’ skills, improve their leadership qualities, and create great learning experiences in classrooms. We aim to offer many such workshops and innovative teaching tools through our partnership with TouchstoneEducationals to help students and professionals move closer to their dream of pursuing higher studies and careers abroad.“

Mr Ashutosh Anand, Managing Director, Touchstone Educationals, said “The global necessity for English language skills is increasing each day and the challenge is to provide learners with accurate and meticulously researched material. Since our association with Cambridge University Press, we have seen an improvement in student engagement and development; the teachers training workshop is another step towards making the experience more fulfilling. We look forward to facilitating manysuch sessions for the professional development of our trainers. “

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