MELTA Training bureau is responsible in providing English language teaching and learning and professional development training. It offers a range of training programmes to Malaysian educators, learners and the corporate sector. The training programmes are offered using various methods and formats. Custom-made programmes are also designed to meet the needs of clients. This bureau also conducts training collaboratively with other professional bodies.

 

Aims

MELTA Training bureau aims to promote continuous professional development of Malaysian educators and professionals. It also aims to promote the learning of English and to improve  the standard of  English of  students.

 

 TYPES OF TRAINING PROGRAMMES

 The training and profesional development programmes include:

 

STUDENTS

1.      MELTA- PENYAYANG Remedial English Language Intervention Programme for primary and secondary students.

2.      SPM English Language and Literature Examination.

 

CORPORATE TRAINING

1.      Business Communication

2.      English Language Programme for Support staff

3.      Writing Skills for Executives

4.      Conversation Skills

5.      On-line Business English

6.      Report Writing

7.      English Language Programme for Engineers.

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATORS

1.      English Language Teacher Professional Development Programme 

2.      Teaching of Grammar

3.      Presentation Skills

4.      Teaching of Literature

5.      Critical thinking in ELT

6.      Writing Skills

7.      Oral/Speaking Skills

8.      Reading Skills

9.      Leadership and Team building

10.  Teaching Mathematics and Science in English

11.  ICT in ELT

12.  Methodology and Approaches in Teaching English

13.  English for Science and Technology

14.  Language Assessments

15.  Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the ESL

16.  ELT Teaching Materials

17. Approaches for Special Needs Children

 

 Ø  ACTIVITIES

 

No

2005 Workshop

1.

Powerpoint As An Effective Tool on Developing Oral Skills.

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Mr Nackeeran K. Sivapunniam.

Date: 26 March 2005

Venue: MELTA Office, Petaling Jaya

2.

Writing For Children.

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Ms Chitra Soundar

Date: 25 June 2005

Venue: MELTA Office, Petaling Jaya

3

Fundamental of Language Assessment

One-day workshop

Facilitator: Ms Khatija Mohd Tahir

Date: 23 July 2005

Venue:MELTA Office, Petaling Jaya

4

SPM Literature In English Revision Seminar: New Examination Format.

One-day workshop

Facilitators:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Malachi Edwin Vethamani

Dr. Ganakumaran Subramanian

Date: 3 September 2005

Venue: SK Sri Damai, Petaling Jaya

5

Creative Writing

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Mr Romesh Gunesekera

Date: 25 November 2005

Venue: MELTA Office, Petaling Jaya

 

 

No

2006 Workshop

1.

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the ESL Classroom

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: YM Dr. Raja Mazuin bte. Raja Abdul Aziz

Date: 14 January 2006

Venue: MELTA Office, Petaling Jaya

2.

Innovations in Assessment: Some Strategies in ESL Testing

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Ms Khatija Mohamed Tahir

Date: 5 July 2006

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

3

Interacting with EST Texts in the Classroom

One-day workshop

Facilitator: Mr Manoharan Nalliah

Date: 19 August 2006

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

4

Critical Thinking in ELT: Lessons from Paulo Freire

One-day workshop

Facilitator: Dr Muhammad Kamarul Kabilan

Date: 14 October 2006

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

5

Grammar Techniques Using Sounds, Songs, Signs and Stories

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Mr Aslam Khan bin Samahs Khan and

                Mr Chang Khay Seng

Date: 1 April 2006

Venue: Fairview International School

6

Grammar Techniques Using Sounds, Songs, Signs and Stories

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Mr Aslam Khan bin Samahs Khan and

                Mr Chang Khay Seng

Date: 18 November 2006

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

 

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2007 Workshop

1.

The English Language Learner as a Creative Writer

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Associate Professor Angela Jessie Michael

Date: 27 January 2007

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

2.

Writing Tales and Retelling Stories: Templates for the Writing Class

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Dr. Ganakumaran Subramaniam

Date: 17 March 2007

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

3

Approaches in  Handling Language Difficulties Among Children with Special Needs

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Mary Anne Joseph

Date: 28 April 2007

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

4

A Joint MELTA & University of Nottingham Workshop

Corpora and English Teaching: Exploring “Real” English

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Ms. Jane Evison

Date: 23 August 2007

Venue: University of Nottingham Teaching Centre Level 2, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur

5

A Blend of Process-based and Genre-based Approach in Teaching Factual Descriptive Writing

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Mr. Mehrdad Moloudi

Date: 25 August 2007

Venue: MELTA Office, Wisma Penyayang, Sri Kembangan

 

 

No

2008 Workshop

1.

MELTA Best Practices Series

 ICT in ELT

One-day workshop

Facilitators: Dr. Nooreen Nordin, Dr. Mardziah Hayati Abdullah & Dr. Tan Bee Hoon

Date: 19 April 2008

Venue: Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putera Malaysia, Serdang

2.

A joint MELTA and University of Nottingham Workshop

Materials Design For The Promotion Of Greater Learner Autonomy In The Language Classroom

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Barbara Sinclair

Date: 15 December 2008

Venue:  University of Nottingham Teaching Centre Level 2, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur

3

MARA Training

1.English in Teaching Maths & Science

    Facilitators: Dr. Gana, Dr. Edwin and En. Aslam

    Date: 5-9 August 2008

    Venue: Hotel Quality, Kuala Lumpur

2. Strictly Business

     FacilitatorsDr. Gana, En. Aslam and En. Bhaskaran Subramaniam

     Date: 1-5 December 2008

     Venue: Hotel Cititel Express, Kuala Lumpur

3.   Communicative & Pedagogical Skills Enhancement Workshop

     Facilitators: Dr. Gana and En. Aslam

     Date:21-24 December 2008

     Venue: Hotel Quality, Kuala Lumpur

    

 

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2009 Workshop

1.

Academic Writing Skills

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Ms Soraya Khairudin

Date: 28 February 2009

Venue: Fairview International School, Kuala Lumpur

2.

Multimedia in Teaching and Learning: Methods and Strategies

One-day workshop

Facilitators: Dr Ganakumaran Subramaniam,

                  En Aslam Khan bin Samahs Khan

                  YM Dr Raja Mazuin bte Raja Abdul Aziz

Date: 21 March 2009

Venue: Fairview International School, Johor Baru

3

1. Problem-based learning Approaches in teaching and learning English

2. Multiple Intelligence

One-day workshop

Facilitator: Dr  Normala Othman

Date: 18 April 2009

Venue: ACS Klang

4

Teaching Students Conflict resolution and mediaton skills – An  overview of theory, research and practice

Half-day workshop

Facilitator:Dr Ed Sellman

Date:1 December 2009

Venue: University of Nottingham Teaching Centre Level 2, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur

5

Teaching As Research:Practice Based Inquiry As A Means Of Teacher And

 School Development

Half-day workshop

Facilitator:Dr Peter Gates

Date: 4 December 2009

Venue: University of Nottingham Teaching Centre Level 2, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur

6

Exploring the Impact of School Leadership on Pupil Learning Outcomes

Half-day workshop

Facilitator:Dr Qing Gu

Date: 9 December 2009

Venue: University of Nottingham Teaching Centre Level 2, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur

 

 

No

2010 Workshop

1.

MELTA Continuous Profesional Development Workshop Series

Conference Presentations as a Pathway to Enhancing Profesional Development

One-day workshop

Facilitators: Dr Basil Wijasuriya

                  Dr Shanthini Pillai

                  Dr Ramesh Nair

Date: 10 April 2010

Venue: University of Nottingham Teaching Centre Level 2, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur

2.

Preparing for the SPM Literature Elective Examination Paper

Half-day workshop

Facilitator: Dr Shanthini Pillai

Date: 14 August 2010

Venue: MELTA Office, Putrawalk, Sri Kembangan

 

 

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