At this time the school offers the following teacher training courses:
CELTA TEFL (The Cambridge CELTA)
By far the most popular course on offer! Although originally designed for people with no teaching experience or qualifications, in reality this course is attended by people of many different professional backgrounds, nationalities and ages. Over 10,000 candidates gain the qualification each year world-wide, with more than 150 at our centre. The course is validated, and syllabus and assessment criteria are fixed by, the Cambridge Language Teaching Assessment , part of the world famous University of Cambridge. In short, CELTA is the qualification was want to have if you plan to look for employment as an English language teacher in a quality language school, as it is the most widely recognised TEFL course.
DELTA TEFL (The Cambridge DELTA)
This diploma level course is designed for teachers who have substantial experience of teaching English to adults as it is intended to offer the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the principles and practice of ELT and examine the candidates’ current practices and beliefs. It is an ideal course for those planning to work in managerial positions or in teaching training.
More information about The Cambridge DELTA.
The Cambridge TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test)
TKT is an exam for English teachers. It aims to increase teachers’ confidence and enhance job prospects by focusing on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world. It is suitable for all teachers, whatever your background and teaching experience, and is also appropriate for people who would like to teach English but do not yet have a teaching position. For those interested we also offer preparatory courses and consultation sessions.
More information about The Cambridge TKT.
IH CYLT – The International House Certificate in Teaching Young Learners
This course introduces candidates to the principles and classroom techniques involved in teaching Young Learners English. The course is not designed with one particular age group in mind. Input sessions cover the complete range of young learners (from 3-16 years). The course is validated, and syllabus and assessment criteria are fixed by, the International House World Organisation.
More information about Certificate IHCYL.
Teach Business English
This course is designed for teachers with little or no experience of teaching Business English. It covers topics such as: banking, marketing, human resources; but it also refreshes the participants’ ability to plan lessons efficiently using a wide range of new activities and techniques suitable for the Business English classroom.
More information about Business English.