English Language Teacher Training: A stocktake of current perspectives and practices
Kia ora English Language teacher trainers in Aotearoa/ New Zealand
We are currently conducting research taking stock of the perspectives and practices of language teacher trainers in Aotearoa/ New Zealand. We would really appreciate it if you could complete the survey covering a range of language teacher training aspects. We have received ethics consent for the project from the ethics committee at Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology) as well as approval from the University of Waikato. You will remain anonymous in any presentations or articles related to the survey findings.
Thank you so much for your time. If you have any questions regarding this survey, please email me at: Anthea.Fester@wintec.ac.nz

Kind regards,
Anthea Fester (Senior Academic Staff Member, Wintec) and Di Johnson (Senior Lecturer, Waikato University)
1. How many years have you been involved in language teacher training? Please tick your answer.
2. Does your institution offer any short-initial teacher training courses (ITTCs) such as Cambridge CELTA or Trinity Cert TESOL? Please tick your answer. *
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3. If you answered YES to Question 2, do you teach on any part of the qualification offered?
4. If you answered YES to Question 3, please list below any teacher training programmes you teach on.
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4. Does your institution offer a Graduate or Postgraduate Diploma in Second Language Teaching or an equivalent? Please tick your answer. *
5. If you answered YES to Question 4, please specify below what sort of programme/s your institution offers.
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6. If you answered YES to Question 4 do you teach on that/those qualification/qualifications? Please tick your answer.
7. Does your institution offer a Masters in Applied Linguistics/ TESOL or an equivalent? Please tick your answer. *
8. If you answered YES to Question 7, please specify below which qualification is offered by your institution.
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9. Do you teach on the qualification in Question 8? Please tick your answer.
10. Does your institution offer any short professional development (PD) courses for language teachers from other countries e.g., China or Saudi Arabia? *
11. If you answered YES to Question 10, which countries do most of these language teachers come from? Please specify below:
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12. If you answered YES to Question 10, do you teach on these programmes?
13. Do the participants on these programmes gain a specific qualification or a certificate of participation?
14. If you answered YES to Question 13, please specify below, the outcome/s for the participants.
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15. If you answered YES to Question 10, do you offer any English Medium Instruction (EMI) components?
16. If you answered YES to Question 15, can you please specify these below?
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17. If you have been involved in English language teacher training for more than ten years, have there, in your opinion, been significant changes to the course content during that time? Please tick your answer.
18. If you answered YES to Question 17, please specify below some of the significant changes that have been made to the content of your courses?
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19. Which of the following components do you usually include in your courses? Please select and tick as many answers as you want for this question.
20. Is any of the course content that you teach or that your institution offers externally moderated (short course, postgraduate or Masters)? Please tick your answer.
21. If you answered Yes to Question 20, choose one or more of the following ways in which your programmes/courses are moderated.
22. Are any of the course assessments that you teach or that your institution offers moderated (short course, postgraduate or Masters). Please tick your answer.
23. If you answered Yes to Question 22, choose one or more of the ways in which your programmes/courses are moderated.
24. Do you offer a classroom teaching practicum component to your courses – (i.e. where the trainees get to teach language learners as a part of the course?) Please tick your answer.
25. Please indicate whether the courses indicated in Question 24 are short courses (SC) undergraduate courses (UC) or Postgraduate courses (PgC)?
26. If you answered YES to question 24, on average, how many hours would each trainee teach in the practicum component of the courses? Could you also please, briefly describe how the practicum is structured.
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27. Is the practicum formally assessed? Please tick your answer.
28. In the space below, briefly describe below what form the assessment takes.
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29. What do you believe to be challenges that you have faced in language teacher training in the past five to ten years? Select and tick as many responses as you want for this question.
30. Put a tick next to any of the following items that are included as specific sessions in your qualifications. Please select and tick as many answers as you wish for this question.
31. Which of the above areas mentioned in Question 30 do you think language teacher trainees find most challenging? Please tick as many answers as you wish for this question.
32. On average, what percentage of your trainees do you think identify as non-Native English speakers (NNESB)?
33. Do you ever adjust your specified content to make it more suitable for a specific group of language teacher trainees? Please tick your answer.
34. If you answered Yes to Question 33 above, which content areas do you change most frequently? Please list these below:
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35. Do you conduct an initial needs analysis survey with your language teacher trainees prior to starting the course? Please tick your answer. *
36. If you answered YES to question 35, what form does the needs analysis take? Please tick those answers that are relevant:
37. Do you have a differentiation in the recommended sessions for trainees based on the needs analysis (Example X and Y does …..because of the needs analysis and Z and A do not have to do …..but can do X and T …..(elaborate more)
38. If your answer to Question 37 is YES, mention some aspects that might differ.
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39. Do your language teacher trainees receive any certification after the course? Please tick your answer.
40. If your answer to Question 39 is YES, please specify below.
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41. Do you ever conduct language teacher training offshore? Please tick your answer. *
42. Which countries does this (Question 41) commonly occur in? Please specify below.
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43. What is the usual purpose of this training? Please tick the appropriate answer/s.
44. Before you became a language teacher trainer, did you train for the role? *
45. If you answered YES to Question 44, what sort of training did you have? Please specify what the training consisted of and how long the training lasted.
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44. As a teacher trainer, how do you keep your skills current and how do you keep yourself up to date with contemporary trends in pedagogy? Please specify below. *
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Thank you so much for taking the time to complete this survey!
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