Teacher Training and Development – Language & Methodology

English course (4 weeks)


This course is next due to run from Sunday 15 - Saturday 28 July 2018, with classes running from Monday 16 - Friday 27.


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.

Full description

Course content

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

This course will next run from Sunday 15 – Saturday 28 July 2018, with classes running from Monday 16 – Friday 27.

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 particular groups needs or interests).

The course fee will be confirmed later in the year, but 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.


Where you will study

Your department and faculty

Our Language Centre is here to support your academic success.

We offer a wide range of English courses, including academic and general English, summer programmes and bespoke courses, as well as in-sessional English language support. There's also the chance to learn an additional language with our Anglia Language Programme – open to all ARU students and staff.

You'll find a friendly, supportive teaching environment here with highly experienced and qualified teaching staff who are dedicated to helping you pursue your ambitions.

Where can I study?

Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

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

Explore our Cambridge campus

How to apply

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

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.