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February 2020 - Year 22 - Issue 1

ISSN 1755-9715

Interview for the C Group Website

This is an interview Chaz Pugliese and Jim Wright gave in the summer of 2019 on creativity and the importance of creativity. Jim Wright as Principal of Pilgrims was a keen supporter of the C Group. Jim was most helpful to the C Group in 3 main ways:

  1. He sponsored the C Group flyer for the IATEFL conferences.
  2. He sponsored a speaker for the JALT conference for 4 years.
  3. He encouraged the setting up of the C Group slot in HLT Mag.

Hi everyone! Hello! This is Jim and Chaz  from Pilgrims in Canterbury. We're halfway through a cycle here. Chaz is running the creative methodology course, so he’s going to tell you a little bit more about that course and what happens on this course. Really what happens overall when you come to Pilgrims and why you should consider coming to Pilgrims. So Chaz…

Yes hello! Well the course I'm running is on creativity applied to methodology and so a big chunk of it is devoted to demystifying the concept of creativity in that leading people to understand that creativity doesn't mean that you have to come up with something revolutionary in the classroom. Also making them understand that creativity is not really an option if you want to, for example, cater for the great diversity of our classrooms. You know… If you want to surprise your students, if you want to lead your students beyond an exercise ….

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