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Professional development for teachers

Training programs for individual teachers or groups
Our professional development courses are designed for English language teachers with focus on English for academic purposes and teaching English for speakers of other languages (TESOL).

English for Academic Purposes Teacher Training (EAPTT)

This professional program develops your knowledge and skills in the specialised areas of teaching English for academic purposes. It is suitable for:

  • current English for academic purposes (EAP) teachers
  • general English and test preparation teachers looking to transition into EAP teaching
  • academic managers of EAP courses
  • CELTA (or equivalent) graduates.

Mohammed's experience

"The course is about EAP teaching methods and EAP theories, and they were all very useful for me. As a result, I became an even more confident EAP teacher."

  • Topics such as genre and text analysis, giving feedback on student writing and speaking, teaching critical thinking and teaching for high-stakes tests
  • Apply course concepts through assignments and receive detailed feedback
  • Current research on best practice in English for academic purposes teaching and learning

Key benefits

  • Extend your teaching skills and knowledge to teach English for academic purposes
  • Apply theory to teaching practice
  • Enhance your career prospects as a language teacher
  • A program endorsed by NEAS Premium Product Endorsement

Students will study for nine weeks. This involves a one hour webinar and 30 minute tutorial each week.

Studying this program as a group

You can also study this program as a group for the same duration.

Start date End date CET application deadline
TBC    

Studying this program as a group

You may choose one of the options below:

  • Open classes where your group will be integrated into one of our existing classes commencing on the dates above. Open classes require a minimum of 8 students to run.
  • Private group classes where your group will have your own private classes. This requires a minimum of 15 students. Private classes occur on an ad hoc basis so start dates are subject to availability.

English Language Teacher Training (ELTT)

This professional development program covers the latest theories and approaches to teaching English for speakers of other languages (TESOL).

  • Key concepts in English language teaching such as innovative teaching methods, flipped classroom strategies, approaches to integrated skills teaching, and lesson planning
  • Reflective teaching practices
  • Current research on best practice in English language teaching

Key benefits

  • Refresh your English language teaching skills
  • Practise teaching skills and receive comprehensive feedback
  • Explore current theory and best practice in English language teaching
  • Become part of CET’s research community and make lasting professional connections

Students will study for nine weeks. This involves a one hour webinar and 30 minute tutorial each week.

Studying this program as a group

You can also study this program as a group for the same duration.

Start date End date CET application deadline
TBC    

Studying this program as a group

You may choose one of the options below:

  • Open classes where your group will be integrated into one of our existing classes commencing on the dates above. Open classes require a minimum of 8 students to run.
  • Private group classes where your group will have your own private classes. This requires a minimum of 15 students. Private classes occur on an ad hoc basis so start dates are subject to availability.

Entry requirements

To study the EAPTT or ELTT, you will need:

Fee information

A$720 per program per student

Terms and conditions

Please read the Centre for English Teaching (CET) terms and conditions that apply to you.

Credit card surcharges

Payments made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) will incur a 1.53% surcharge.


Please note: These programs are not CRICOS registered and not available for student visa applications.


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