Educational initiatives and programmes at
CfBT

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have been organised as a framework for promoting professional learning for teachers. PLCs are facilitated by a combination of CfBT and Bruneian teachers in primary and secondary schools and clusters throughout Brunei. The goal is to develop teaching practices through a focused and measurable process which results in improved professional practice and therefore improved outcomes for learners. This continuing professional development model is grounded in teachers leading teachers.

Our Brunei PLC model was adapted from the national model developed by our parent company Education Development Trust (formerly CfBT) in Wales and defined as a “group of practitioners working together using a structured process of class room enquiry. The focus on a specific area of learning and teaching to improve learner outcomes (http://hwb.gov.wales/professional-development/professional-learning-communities). A key feature of this process of professional learning is that it directly links to classroom practice and focuses on an area selected by teachers themselves.

IGCSE ESL AdVantage Student Support Programme

IGCSE AdVantage is a national programme with students from all secondary schools across Brunei participating. The core objective of IGCSE AdVantage (Ad from the Latin ‘towards’ and Vantage ‘position of strategic advantage’) student support programme is to increase the number of students who achieve a Grade C (Credit) in their external examination. The programme is designed to ensure standardised, strategic and sustained support to target threshold students through a series of cluster and school-based activities led by passionate CfBT teacher facilitators. Activities build student confidence and skills, including learner independence, and tailored, quality resources help support programme delivery.

The programme, delivered over a six-month period in cluster and school-based blocks, builds on prior learning and sets ambitious but achievable performance goals for participating students, motivating learners to strive for their academic best.

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Educational Initiatives and Programmes at CfBT

We are actively engaged in a variety of English-related projects and programmes aimed at improving language and learning.

Professional Development Opportunities

At CfBT we are committed to the continuing growth and development of our teachers. This is an essential part of our capacity guarantee to the Ministry of Education and our ongoing support to all CfBT educators. We offer a range of informal and formal development opportunities with ranging degrees of financial assistance for all.

Primary and Secondary teaching

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Derek Fleming

English Language Teacher

 I live in a very remote area and really enjoy the peace and beauty. I also like the people here who are uniformly friendly, polite and welcoming.


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Helen D'Bouk

English Language Teacher

  It’s a relaxing place within a beautiful natural environment: the greenery, vegetation, jungle, rivers and sea.


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Tania Jo Murphy

English Language Teacher - Secondary

Everything! I first came to Brunei for what I was convinced would be a “2 year experience”, but even after 18 years I have no intention of leaving anytime soon.


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Tracy Wilson

English Language Teacher

 The people, the food, the lifestyle. The people are friendly and accommodating, they are just as curious about your culture as you are of theirs.


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Trevor Clements

Secondary Teacher

 The people are polite and friendly. It is a relaxed pace of life surrounded by beautiful tropical nature.


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Frequently Asked Questions

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Lebuhraya Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah
Bandar Seri Begawan BE1318

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+673 2442773

Email:

info@cfbt.org

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