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EMC CPD Online: Refresh Your Approach to Teaching A Christmas Carol (Afternoon 10.11.22) Part of the 2 for 1 offer – see 'How to book'.

This short online course explores strategies to kick-start or revitalise your teaching of Dickens’ classic short novel. Suitable for anyone teaching the novel to KS3 or KS4, it will primarily look at ways to encourage students to think hard about the novel, generating ideas that they can then use in original personal and critical responses.

What will the course cover?

  • Developing personal response
  • Activating critical thinking
  • Working with the ‘big picture’
  • Tackling context.

Further details

  • This course will be recorded but participants will not be audible or visible.
  • After the session you will receive the PowerPoint presentation, any resources used on the course and a £10 voucher to use against any purchase on
    • Vouchers can only be redeemed online.
    • Only one voucher can be used per purchase.
    • Vouchers expire after 6 weeks. 
  • A recording of the session will be available for 7 days after the event.


  • If relevant, course materials will be sent the day before the course in the email with your joining instructions. Please either print these out or have them available on screen during the session.

How to book your place

Bookings for this course will close at 8am on Tuesday 8th November, or when capacity is reached, whichever is the sooner.

This course is part of our 2 for 1 offer
Book a place on this course and you’ll be sent a voucher code entitling you to book a further place on the same course for a colleague at your school. Your code will be sent within 3 working days of booking.
Please note: bookings for this course close 8am on Tuesday 8th November. The 2nd free place must be booked before the closing date, so please make sure you give yourself enough time!
Your voucher can only be redeemed online and is only eligible against this course.
​(Any issues please email Lucy.)

  • To book a place on this course, first sign into your account on the website, or register one if you need to.
  • Click 'Book online' (right-hand column) and fill in the name and email address of the person attending the course. The joining information and post-course email will be sent to this address.
  • If you are booking for more than one person, repeat the process.
  • Then hover over your basket (top right) and click checkout.
  • Once you have booked your place, you will see a screen 'Your order was a success!' You may want to make a note of your order number. You will also receive an automatic acknowledgement of your booking.
  • Your email with all the information you need to join the session will be sent out on Wednesday 9th November. You will be sent a reminder on the day of the course. Please check your junk or promotions folder. Still no luck? Email
  • This course must be booked and paid for online. Payment by invoice is not available for this session. Please note: your fee is non-refundable.


Superb Inset. Really thoughtful and inspiring discussions and materials.

Lisa Livermore, St Margarets School on ‘Victorian Literature for GCSE: Teaching A Christmas Carol’.

Thank you for a very engaging and inspiring day.

Charlotte Hocking, Neale-Wade Academy on ‘Victorian Literature for GCSE: Teaching A Christmas Carol’.

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