- Should I use an interactive lecture or a workshop to show my teachers how to present grammar?
- How do I give feedback to a teacher who’s known to react negatively towards criticism?
- What types of tasks can I ask trainees to do in a training session?
- Should I intervene while observing a lesson or should I stay silent?
Designed for experienced teachers who manage and are responsible for their colleagues’ CPD, evaluation, observation, etc, this course will help you learn how to run training sessions, how to observe teachers delivering their lessons, and how to give them appropriate feedback.
Please note that this course will no longer be offered after September 2023.
Experienced teachers, preferably with a Diploma-level qualification such as the Cambridge DELTA, who are interested in training other teachers.
Duration and Schedule
The course lasts for 30 hours in total. The next available course dates are:
- 11 June – 30 July 2022 (part-time course, every Saturday)
The course can be delivered online or face to face.
The total fee for this course is €480. The Cambridge certification fee is included.
The course is an introduction to teacher training and aims to help experienced teachers design and deliver teacher training sessions and courses, observe other teachers and give supportive feedback and understand how to develop further as a trainer.
The following topics are covered:
The Training Class
- Teaching teachers vs. teaching language learners
- Types of input on teacher training courses
- Different types of training
Analysing and Designing Training Sessions
- Aims and objectives of training sessions
- Planning and designing training sessions
- Evaluating training sessions
Delivering Training Sessions
- Tasks for teacher training
- Managing a training class
- Training practice
- Types of observation
- Observation techniques
- Planning feedback sessions
- Techniques for giving feedback
- Forms of written feedback
- Trainer development opportunities
- Trainer development options
Successsful participants will be awarded the Cambridge Train the Trainer certificate and are eligible to work as trainers on Cambridge CELT-P and CELT-S courses.
To register for this course, you will need to complete an initial application form and attend an interview with the course tutor. Please click here.