Training courses

You can take part in a variety of free training courses on our teacher development platform.These take place on specific dates during the year.

The courses are three or four weeks long and there are a range of topics, from assessing learners to planning a great lesson. Study at your own pace and communicate with other teachers from all over the world. 

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TeachingEnglish: Motivating learners

Find out about our free online course 'TeachingEnglish: Motivating learners' starting on 11 April 2023. Enrolment ends on 3rd July and the course closes on 10th July. From 13 June tutors will join discussions in the community, for four weeks.

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TeachingEnglish: How to teach speaking

Find out about our upcoming free online course 'TeachingEnglish: How to teach speaking' starting on 10 April 2023. Enrolment ends on 22 September 2023 and the course closes on 29th September.

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TeachingEnglish: How to teach writing

Find out about our free online course 'TeachingEnglish: How to teach writing' starting on 9 May 2023. Enrolment ends on 29 May 2023 and the course closes on 5th June.

TeachingEnglish: How to teach reading

Find out about our free online course 'TeachingEnglish: How to teach reading' starting on 5 June 2023. Enrolment ends on 26 June 2023 and the course closes on 3rd July.

Gender in language education

Enrolment on 'Gender in language education' is now closed. Please check here later for future enrolment and start dates. 

English in the multilingual classroom

Enrolment on 'English in the multilingual classroom' is now closed. This course will run again in 2024. Please check here later for enrolment and start dates.  

Research and insight

Browse fascinating case studies, research papers, publications and books by researchers and ELT experts from around the world.

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