About

The course

These Teacher Development Courses are offered by Europa School of English. All courses will cover the following areas:

  • Language skills – you will have the opportunity to polish your English language skills with native-level teachers. Special attention will be given to idiomatic language closely embedded in the British culture.
  • Teaching skills – we will organise workshops and microteaching sessions to widen your teaching repertoire and enable you to use new techniques with confidence.
  • Technology – we pride ourselves in keeping abreast of the latest developments in methodology based on IT resources. We will show you simple and effective ways of using authentic and stimulating materials readily available on the Internet. We will also work with Smart Boards and commercial software for learning English, including a wide range of applications for smartphones.
  • Culture – you will find out about the latest trends in British lifestyle. You will also explore ways of incorporating literature, art, history and films into English language lessons.

The Themes

Each course will centre around one theme in English Language Teaching Methodology. You can tell us what you want to explore or we can suggest a theme for your group.

Theme suggestions:

  • Blended learning
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning
  • Innovations in testing
  • Action Research
  • Life Skills
  • Task-based learning
  • Formative assessment
  • Learning English and philosophy
  • Drama
  • Creativity
  • Learning strategies
  • Communication strategies
  • Adapting course book material
  • Developing learner autonomy
  • Evaluating teaching materials
  • IT based project work

Course Facts

  • Max. 15 students per class
  • Minimum number of students required: 4
  • Qualified, native-level teacher trainers
  • Constant monitoring and regular progress tests
  • Homework and directed study assignments
  • Course materials included

Programme Structure

Dates and Prices

  • Start date any Monday, by arrangement.
  • (20 hours): £ 310
  • (30 hours): £ 495

Enrolment fee: £50

  • Christmas Closure: 24.12.16 - 08.01.17 and 23.12.17 – 07.01.2018
  • No lessons on bank holidays: 14.04.17; 17.04.2017; 01.05.2017; 29.05.17; 28.08.17.
  • If your course starts on a bank holiday you will start on the Tuesday. There is no refund for classes not taught on public holidays.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Living costs for Bournemouth

  • 700 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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