Teaching courses and qualifications

If you are an English language teacher looking for professional development, but are too busy to travel to attend a programme at a fixed time and date, our online courses might be just the thing for you.

Moderated by qualified and experienced teacher trainers, and attended by international professionals, these courses are practical and will give you activities and ideas that you can take straight into the classroom. They are organised several times a year.

Special Educational Needs

The TeachingEnglish Special Educational Needs online training course is for both primary and lower secondary teachers, and those teaching through the medium of English.

TeachingEnglish Special Educational Needs aims to:

  • raise teachers’ awareness of attitudes towards teaching learners with special educational needs
  • help teachers identify and overcome their own biases and prejudices
  • inform teachers about a range of special educational needs and how they affect teaching and learning
  • give teachers a set of teaching strategies that promote inclusive learning and benefit all pupils
  • guide teachers in developing an inclusive approach in their classroom or school
  • support teachers in becoming more confident when dealing with learners with special educational needs.

Level of English required: B1+

The TeachingEnglish Special Educational Needs course can be done in two ways:

  • 100% self-access without assessment
  • with portfolio assessed by a tutor (please note that in order to have your portfolio assessed, you need to complete at least 8 units)

Find out more on the TeachingEnglish website.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding we have signed with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Special Educational Needs programme bears 24 points of professional development.

CLIL Essentials (Content and Language Integrated Learning)

This is an online course for teachers who teach school subjects such as geography, history, maths and science in English, in state and private schools. The course is suitable for experienced primary and secondary school teachers, either language teachers supporting subject teachers or subject teachers working in a CLIL context.

Find out more on the TeachingEnglish website.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding we have signed with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, CLIL Essentials programme bears 24 points of professional development.

Certificate in Secondary English Language Teaching (CISELT)

This course is aimed at practising teachers with a level of B1 and above in English and who work with learners in the 11–18 age range. It is a modular training course based on practical classroom methodology and assignments.

This is a two-level programme, organised as two separate courses:

  • CiSELT Proficient focuses on key methodological issues for teachers with approximately two years experience
  • CiSELT Advanced focuses on more specialised topics and the development of creative teaching and learning approaches.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding we have signed with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, CISELT programme bears 24 points of professional development.

TKT Essentials (Teaching Knowledge Test)

The TKT Essentials course provides an introduction to English language teaching methodology for teachers who want to develop expertise in communicative language teaching. It is suitable for both newly qualified teachers who need to develop knowledge of key concepts in ELT and experienced teachers who want to update their methodology.

TKT Essentials has three modules organised also as two separate courses: TKT Module 1 and TKT Modules 2 & 3.

Find out more on the TeachingEnglish website.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding we have signed with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, TKT Essentials programme bears 30 points of professional development.

Primary Essentials

Primary Essentials is aimed at teachers of English in state or private primary schools, or teachers of English in secondary schools who would like to work in the primary sector.

If you want an introduction to teaching English to young learners aged 7 to 11, this course is for you. Using video, audio and community elements, you will learn the essentials to help you succeed in your teaching.

Find out more on the TeachingEnglish website.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding we have signed with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Primary Essentials programme bears 24 points of professional development.

Learning Technologies for the Classroom

This is a teacher development course that introduces teachers of English to the main aspects of using new technologies in the language classroom. The course modules cover a range of web technologies, with topics including using the internet, cyber well-being for learners, using MS Office applications, using online video and audio, and using social networking and other web technologies for educational purposes.

Find out more on the TeachingEnglish website.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding we have signed with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Learning Technologies for the Classroom programme bears 26 points of professional development.

If you are interested in these courses and have a question for us, please contact Kristijan Rajković.