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Creativity in the classroom

Refresh and renew and your classroom and language skills by developing creative tools to benefit your students.
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Spark creative thinking in your classroom.

Our Creativity in the Classroom course will support you to foster a creative learning environment and mindset among your students, You will learn new techniques and strategies to adapt your English language lessons so your students are motivated and engaged in their language learning.

At Bell Teacher Academy, you will be joining a global community of teachers. This fully-inclusive programme includes a series of workshops and talks related to current thinking and trends in the sector, and a full programme of social events for you to explore life and culture in the UK – outside of the classroom.

Minimum age
Minimum language level
Upper Intermediate B2
Course start dates
17 July 2022
31 July 2022
Course length
2 weeks
Bell Teacher Academy
Package 1:
(Single room, private bathroom, half-board)

Package 2:
(Twin room, private bathroom, half-board)

Package 3:
(Single room, private bathroom, self-catering)
Emma China
Bell Teacher Academy is a really great chance to share your teaching experiences with other teachers and make new friends. I studied the Creativity in the Classroom and my teacher Claire has inspired me a lot!
Sergio Spain
I've really enjoyed the atmosphere here, you get the chance to mingle with lots of teachers from around the world. It's very rewarding and interesting to exchange different points of view
Karine Guadeloupe
The courses at Bell and the opportunities to meet so many other teachers is really rejuvenating for the mind. There's so much choice too. Cultural talks. Social outings. Workshops. It's brilliant!

Course overview

On this course, you will:

  • Understanding how the role of environment plays in fostering creativity
  • Learn techniques and strategies that can encourage creative thinking in the EFL classroom
  • Understand how to incorporate creative methods to teach grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the four skills
  • Learn activities for improving motivation and engagement in your learners
  • Enhance your ability to select, design, and use materials that encourage creativity in learners
  • Develop your linguistic skills and intercultural awareness


Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for practising teachers of English at primary level, secondary level or with adults, with a minimum language level of Upper Intermediate B2. Teachers will be interested in livening up their classroom experience for their students, or would like to improve the motivation and engagement of learners in their classroom.

Topics covered:

Each course we run is tailored by our expert tutors to the professional needs and priorities of the participants so content may be adapted to best suit the needs of your group.

Strategies for developing creativity
Creative warmers
Motivating the unmotivated
Technology and the creative teacher
Teaching grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation creatively
Language games
Drama techniques
Creative writing
Materials design and bringing the coursebook to life
Using music and songs

Sample timetable


Course dates

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Bell Teacher Academy

17 July 2022 - 30 July 2022

1 Red Cross Lane,
Cambridge, CB2 0QU

Teachers walking through courtyard at Bell Cambridge

Bell Teacher Academy

31 July 2022 - 13 August 2022

1 Red Cross Lane,
Cambridge, CB2 0QU

Our course includes

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