What is Teacher Professional Development?

International House Sydney has designed four new Professional Development Courses that can help teachers expand and build on their knowledge and skills:

ETYL for CELTA Graduates: Specialise in Younger Learner Teaching – learn about specific teaching methodologies, classroom management, activities and different age groups

How To Teach Exam Courses: Specialise in Exam Preparation Class – teaching skills, materials selection/adaptation and syllabus design

Advanced Methodology: Keep up to date with current ELT approaches and methodologies and broaden your teaching repertoire

Refresher CELTA: Revise and expand classroom management, lesson types, task designs and lesson planning knowledge and skills

Study Mode

How To Teach Exam Courses

2 Saturdays, 9am to 5pm

7 hours a day

ETYL for CELTA graduates

2 Saturdays, 9am to 5pm

7 hours a day

Advanced Methodology

2 Saturdays, 9am to 5pm

7 hours a day

Refresher CELTA

2 Saturdays, 9am to 5pm

7 hours a day

Key Features

Key Features

Each course will have its specific goals and outcomes, but overall, every course will help you to:

  • Develop specialist skills
  • Review and refresh your teaching skills
  • Broaden your knowledge of teaching methodology
  • Increase your employability and widen your career opportunities

Why Professional Development Courses?

The professional development range of courses offered by International House Sydney is designed for trainers who want to develop specialist skills. These are practical and goal-oriented courses, designed and run by some of IH Sydney’s most experienced and knowledgeable trainers. The courses have specific goals and cover methodology, solutions to problems, activities and practical ideas to use in the classroom in different contexts.

 

Who is the Professional Development course designed for?

  • English language teachers and trainers who want to further develop their professional skills
  • Cambridge CELTA or Certificate IV in TESOL graduates who want to develop their teaching abilities
  • Trainers who want to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver better lessons

More information about Teacher Professional Development Courses

Specialise in Exam Preparation Class:


  • Adapt TESOL methodologies to exam teaching
  • Get practical tips to meet the needs of exam takers
  • Learn how to choose and adapt course materials and develop your own syllabus
  • Understand the different exam formats (IELTS, Cambridge, Pearson PTE, etc.)

Course Fee: $175

 

Specialise in Younger Learner Teaching:

  • Adapt TESOL methodologies to YL teaching
  • Get practical activity ideas for YL classroom
  • Gain confidence in YL classroom management
  • Understand the differences between the needs of pre-school, primary school and secondary school learners

Course Fee: $325

Finished CELTA but still not confident?
Completed CELTA a while ago but haven’t taught yet?

  • Gain more confidence before stepping into the real classroom
  • Revise and expand classroom management, lesson types, task designs and lesson planning knowledge/skills
  • Target specific areas of weakness in your teaching
  • Get more hands-on experience with the optional TP – observed and assessed by experienced trainers

Course Fee: $350

Keep up to date with current ELT approaches and methodologies e.g. Dogme, Task-Based, Lexical, Communication and Affective Learning approaches;

  • Broaden your teaching repertoire
  • Reflect on your current teaching practices and beliefs
  • Learn and be aware of the industry trends

Course Fee: $425

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