Teacher Development

Learn more about British teaching methodologies and our communicative teaching methods.

Teacher Development

Our Certificate in Methodology and Language Development is a modular course for non-native teachers of English and those who teach their specialist subject in English. The course is ideal for groups who want to learn more about our communicative teaching methods.

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£350 ⁄ wk

Minimum Age 21

Level
Intermediate to Advanced

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Overview

Our teacher development course is suitable for primary, secondary, vocational and technical secondary and university level teachers who want to learn more about our teaching methodologies. The course follows a modular structure meaning that we can tailor the lessons to your individual requirements. We welcome teacher development groups from all over the world throughout the year. Individual teachers are able to enrol on fixed dates throughout the year, as specified below.  

Course details

  • More information
  • What's included?
  • Fast facts
  • Fees

More information

We understand the balance between theory and practice and this course allows you to practise this. Theory lessons include learning about methodologies, discussions about best practice and reading articles whereas the practical aspect of the course involves planning lessons, writing course plans, teaching mock lessons and observing teachers.

The main objectives of the course are to:

  • Increase your confidence in all aspects of their English, with particular emphasis on speaking, pronunciation and lexis
  • Expand your knowledge of classroom techniques, ideas and practical activities
  • Deepen your knowledge of British society and culture through project work and discussion
  • Learn how to teach fun, engaging and informative lessons using the communicative approach
  • Have the opportunity to share ideas and best practice with other teaching professionals
  • Observe highly qualified, experienced English language teachers
  • Benefit from a pre-course needs analysis questionnaire to ensure content is relevant and useful
  • Benefit from the personalisation of activities according to your teaching context

What's included?

Twin's Teacher Development course includes:

  • Certificate of achievement - upon completion of the course
  • Twin social programme - different events, activities and outings every week, many of which are free.
  • Pre-course needs-analysis questionnaire

Fast facts

Teacher Development
English Level Non-native teachers of English IELTS 4.5 (B1 +) Intermediate
Entry requirements

Candidates  complete a pre-course questionnaire and needs analysis.

A motivational letter outlining expectations, objectives and hoped for learning outcomes is also required along with a full Curriculum Vitae and evidence of English Level.

Minimum age 21+
Start date

For individuals*:

09/01/2017 - 21/01/2017

17/07/2017 – 28/07/2017

*London Only

Weekly starts available throughout the year for closed groups in both schools.
 

Course duration

25 hours per week

2 weeks

Please note that we are able to offer the course for one week only - please contact us for further information.

Maximum class size 15 students
Course assessment and award

Award:

TWIN Certificate in Methodology and Language Development

Modular course, email access to trainers and free advice service for six months following completion.

Location London Greenwich & Eastbourne 

Fees

Standard Course (25 hours) £350 /w*

*Half board Homestay,  deluxe Homestay [ensuite] and hotel [B&B] accommodation options are available.

Prices start at £135 per week


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