Teacher Training and Development – Language & Methodology

English course (4 weeks)

Cambridge

September 2017

Overview

Our teacher development courses offer you the opportunity to update and broaden your knowledge of teaching methodology and practical teaching techniques, whilst extending your English language skills. We welcome applicants from all teaching backgrounds including Primary and Secondary teachers, Tertiary and Higher Education.

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Full description

Course Content

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The Teacher Training Development programmes, is a full-time course and comprises of 22 hours study a week.

The course content includes the following:

  • Teaching methodology (primary or secondary/tertiary/HE)
  • Language development
  • Digital Learning and tools
  • Classroom management
  • Lesson observations
  • Visits to educational centres

As part of the course we also include a weekly one day excursion and a half day visit, so you have the opportunity to mix with other students from LSU and explore part of the UK during your course.

The full day and half day trips may include some of the following:

Day Trips:

  • London 
  • Warwick 
  • Stratford Upon Avon
  • Oxford

Half day visits:

  • Cream tea in Grantchester
  • Ely city visit
  • The Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Tour/Punting in Cambridge
  • Visit to Imperial War Museum Duxford 
  • English heritage site

Download sample timetable for Teacher Training and Development programme.

Course Dates and Fees

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We run our course in the summer and you can choose from attending a two or four week course.

We welcome both individual and group bookings. (For group bookings we can run the course at other times of the year, for a minimum of 2 weeks or longer and can develop a course that suits your groups needs/interests).

Course length Start date  End date  Course fee
2 weeks 17 July 2017  28 July 2017 £1,475
4 weeks  17 July 2017 11 August 2017 £2,950

The course fee includes:

  • 22 hours per week of language and methodology classes
  • Weekly day trips to cultural tourist attractions
  • Local visits and activities both on/off campus
  • Campus accommodation in Cambridge (with free Wi-Fi)
  • Free airport pick-up

The course fee does not include meals but you’ll have access to a fully equipped kitchen (provided in our campus accommodation) and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes on campus and close to the university.


Assessment


Where you will study

Your faculty

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Whether you aim to work in the creative industries or the social sciences, the legal profession or public service, the Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for professional life.

Our lively, diverse community and ambitious academic environment will broaden your horizons and help you develop your full potential - many of our courses give you the chance to learn another language, study abroad or undertake work placements as you study.

If you’re interested in art, music, drama or film, check out our packed programme of events. Together with our partners in the creative and cultural industries, we’re always working to enrich the cultural life of the university and the wider community.

Our research is groundbreaking and internationally recognised, with real social impact. We support the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE), whose projects include interactive music apps and documenting lifesaving childbirth procedures, as well as nine international research clusters, such as the Centre for Children's Book Studies and the Labour History Research Unit.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, six of our subject areas were awarded world-leading status: Law; Art and Design; English Language and Literature, Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; History; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts.

Where can I study?

Cambridge
Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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How to apply

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To apply for this course you will need to complete the application form and email this to lsu@anglia.ac.uk. 

If you are applying using Erasmus + funding please contact us for further information. 
Once we have received your application form you will be sent an offer letter by email.  You will need to return the acceptance slip included in the offer letter and pay for the Teacher Training and Development course fee in full.
Before the start of your course, we will send you a pre-arrival guide with information to help you prepare for visiting the UK and how to arrange your free airport pick-up.
Please note we will not be able to confirm your place and book your accommodation on the Teacher Training and Development course, until we have received the acceptance slip from you offer letter and received full payment.  

Entry requirements

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This course is open to English language teachers and trainee teachers.  Your English should be at intermediate level or above. To join this course (if you are applying as an international student) you may need to apply for a Short Term Visitor visa.