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Courses for developing your professional skills

We offer a full range of teacher development courses to suit any interest, at any stage of your career.

All courses are taught at Bell Teacher Academy.

Focus on best practice for teaching English as a second language to young learners (aged 5-11).

Learn about effective language teaching methodologies and techniques to increase engagement and motivation of your students.

Academic managers and teachers learn how to become expert practitioners, with best practice teaching methods and knowledge of how to support the professional development of other teachers.

Develop methods to apply coaching and mentoring in staff development, overall strategies involved and interventions used in different kinds of learning and development.

This course requires teachers to play a very active role, learning through discussion, practice, observation, reflection, evaluation and feedback.

Prepare to take the Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) modules 1, 2 and 3.

This course introduces you to basic theories, techniques and principles with a communicative approach to language teaching.

At the end of the course you can take an exam for each module. 

Critically explore your teaching training practice, and enhance your coaching and mentoring skills, further developing you teacher trainer expertise. 

In language education, mediation – a core collection skill in CEFR 2018 - refers to the learner being able to construct and convey meaning when interacting with people using their native language and the language they are learning.

Explore what mediation is, why it’s important in language learning and how you can incorporate it into your lessons.  

Explore the issue of diversity in the classroom and develop strategies to address differences amongst learners.

Help them engage, learn and achieve.

Learn to plan, teach and assess learning in a diverse classroom.

Improve your English skills inside and outside the classroom.

Focusing on speaking and listening skills, while expanding your vocabulary and language accuracy to become a more confident speaker of English.  

Explore current trends in English language and British culture, while practising language use, such as idiomatic and colloquial English.

Develop teaching strategies, activities and techniques to bring British culture to life in your classroom. 

Gain the skills to deliver effective subject tuition in English in a primary school context.

Helps teachers and managers become more confident in preparing students to take English exams and more able to evaluate, design and administer valid and reliable testing and assessment.

A course for teachers with an interest in the practical aspects of pronunciation, and in an approach which corresponds more precisely with how we learn.

A hands-on course that helps teachers upgrade their skills and familiarise themselves with the latest developments in educational technology.

Refresh and renew your teaching with strategies to become more creative, new ideas and new possibilities to liven up your classroom practice.

Gain the skills to deliver effective subject tuition in English in a secondary school context.

Learn to effectively teach subjects in a students’ second language while improving your English and language awareness. 

This practical course focuses on best-practice English teaching to those aged 12-17. 

Learn about effective language teaching methodologies and techniques to increase motivation and engagement amongst your students.

Improve your use of English inside and outside the classroom. 

Develop your speaking and listening skills, expand your vocabulary, improve your language accuracy to become a more confident user of English.

Develop the skills and knowledge you need to plan and deliver successful online English lessons.

This course aims to give teachers and managers the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to succeed in positions of educational leadership.