Get yourself classroom ready by registering for our TeachingEnglish Training. Although these courses are optional, they will boost your confidence ahead of your placement and help you develop the knowledge and skills to thrive in the role. Explore the full range of training courses and free teaching resources here.
If you are keen to complete a course but aren’t sure where to start, simply complete our self-assessment tool to receive a recommended individual course of study.
Two subsidised offers are also available exclusively to English Language Assistants:
1. Starting Teaching (moderated course)
This course is structured over seven weeks, taking you from an introduction to learning and through six more modules that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to set up your own classroom activities. You would also be working with other language assistants on course content, interacting in forums and meeting up in three webinars.
Subsidised cost: £65 (regular price £150)
Course dates: Choose from a start date of 14 July, 1 August or 1 September
2. 40 self-access modules across three categories
Taking training in self-access mode allows you to go at your own pace and dip in and out of teaching topics as you need them. For a one-off payment of £50, you will have access to all of the modules within the following professional practices:
Subsidised cost: £50 (regular price of modules: £12 each)
Dates: Offer is valid until 1 September 2017. You will have continued access to these modules for two years from the moment you sign up.
If you would like to take advantage of either one of these offers, complete this form to register your interest. You will then be contacted by a member of the team with details about how to make your payment.
For all other enquiries, please email OnlineCourses@britishcouncil.org.