Our list of online
courses is getting longer and more impressive every
year. We thought it would be a good idea to put them
all on one page for you so you could review your
options and choose a course that fits your needs,
your experience and your work and life plans.
Are you Ready for Online Learning?
Online learning is here to stay and is beginning to
replace hundreds of thousands of contact hours of
instruction. If you would like to learn more,
participate in our research and read some useful
blog posts, scroll down to the bottom of the page
and follow the links.
- Are you thinking of following a CELTA or a
DELTA course and are not certain about your
knowledge of the Grammar of English?
- Are you able to spot mistakes in other
people’s speech or writing but are unable to
explain why something is wrong or what the rule
This may be the right course for you whether you are
a native or a non-native speaker of English.
Read on …
This is an advanced course intended for prospective
or practising Teachers of English who wish to
develop and enhance their language knowledge and
skills to the high level required of competent TEFL
It’s a great course for non-native speaking teachers
who want to raise their level of English in order to
follow internationally recognised programmes such as
the Cambridge CELTA and/or Delta but whose language
proficiency level has been found somewhat lower than
the entry level requirements.
Specialism Online Courses
These short courses are offered online via Moodle
and can be taken as standalone courses
or as part of the Cambridge Delta Diploma, leading
to research and an assignment which may include the
design of a Syllabus (Extending Practice and ELT
Specialism ) or a proposal for an innovation in ELT
Management (ELTM Specialism).
is a course highly suited to teachers who have
already completed their basic training and wish to
specialise in teaching young learners.
The course also accepts teachers
without prior training who would like to to use this
course as a short introduction to the methods and
techniques of Teaching English as a Foreign
N.B. Delta candidates who need a
course for the YL specialism should scroll down to
the end of the page for additional information
Read on …
Management Skills are indispensable in language
teaching and learning and the effectiveness of these
skills directly impacts the quality of language
education, the soundness of your language programme
and the satisfaction level of both students and
faculty in the language classroom.
course is delivered via Moodle, an asynchronous LMS
(Learning Management System), which means that you
will be able to log in and complete your coursework
whenever you can. There is no set timetable for this
although it is expected that you will need to put in
a total of of at least 50-60 hours of individual
work to complete tasks set by your course leader and
to write up your Module 3 extended assignment.
N.B. During the course, your course
leader will invite you to a number of short live
meetings in our online webinar room to keep in
touch and connect with other colleagues following
Will face-to-face teaching be replaced by online
This may happen one day, and sooner than we think.
Today, there are millions of learners worldwide who
have opted for this mode of learning because of its
convenience and immediacy.
Teachers who work online are becoming more and more
common and much of our training and development has
now started being offered online as well!!!
How you will benefit from this course
Teaching online involves a skillset which teachers
need over and above their knowledge of language,
analysis, skills development and pedagogical
principles governing teaching a foreign language.
This course will prepare you to be a more skilled
teacher and will help you acquire confidence and
criteria for choosing and using the best
applications and tools for your teaching.
Read on …
new teachers or colleagues without a TEFL
certificate – A
blended course completed part time online & in
There is no other
teaching certificate mentioned as much the Cambridge
CELT now offered online as well, giving working
teachers a chance to complete the coursework in a
more flexible way.
- Are you a working professional who cannot
take four weeks off work to follow a
face-to-face CELTA course?
- Are you unable to take more than two weeks
off to do your CELTA teaching practicum?
- Are you comfortable working with online
- Do you learn better when studying at your
If you answered ‘yes’ to all or most of the
questions above, then the online CELTA course may be
the best choice for you.
The CELTA Online is flexible and accessible: you can
access the online materials at any time, giving you
the flexibility to plan your CELTA work around your
other professional and personal commitments.
Read more ….
experienced teachers with a CELTA or equivalent TEFL
Part time; 24 weeks online & 4 weeks in AthensWe
offer two courses every year, one beginning in
the fall, late October and one
in the winter term. This course option is ideal
for working teachers who
- cannot get away for the 8 weeks of the
- prefer a part time course which allows
them to work and study
- are not overly fond of studying without
any contact with tutors
Our online live
classroom is fully interactive with audio and
video available for every single
trainee, not just for the tutor, and
training is in synchronous mode. In our live
classroom, you can talk, chat and interact, do
group work and collaborative activities just as
if you were in our physical classroom at CELT in
Read more …
a teacher trainer and pass on your expertise
- Are you an experienced teacher of English?
- Have you already followed at least a CELTA
- Have you obtained a Delta or done some post
- Do you have excellent classroom teaching
- Is your level of English at a sufficiently
Are you Ready
for Online Learning?
Different platforms for online courses Explains
the different online spaces we use on our
Distance Delta course – post by Marisa
Online Teacher Development Works Best –
15 Reasons Why A great post
outlining the benefits of online teacher
development work – post by Nik Peachey
Are you Ready to be an Online Teacher? This
post leads to a research questionnaire which
will help us understand more about what teachers
need and want. – post by Marisa Constantinides
Braving it in the Virtual World: Being
an Online Teacher Report of a
presentation delivered at the TESOL Greece
Conference – some notes and videos as well as a
link to the slides. – by Marisa Constantinides
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