About the teacher training centre
Do you want an online professional development course, no matter where you are in the world?
The IH Online Teacher Training Institute (OTTI) is the teacher training wing of International House World Organisation. We provide online professional development courses for EFL teachers around the world. We have courses for every stage of a teacher’s career, from soon after your initial qualification to DELTA level and management courses.
Learning online gives you the flexibility to set your own study hours and save money on travel and accommodation.
On our courses you can ‘attend’ whenever (and wherever!) is convenient for you. You don't usually have to attend a live chat or webinar at a specific time, although sometimes there are live "meetups" so you have the chance to chat with your tutor and other classmates.
To help you there is ongoing support from your tutors in online forums and through individual feedback - and you'll probably find your other course participants are really helpful as well. You are definitely not studying alone, and this tutor and peer support is what our trainees say they like most about our courses.
Studying Teaching One-to-One with the IH Online Teacher Training Institute
We have one live session each week so you can really get to know your tutor and fellow course participants.
Currently this is planned for Mondays at 1pm UK time, but course participants join us from all over the world, so we'll do our best to agree a time that suits most people, and the tutor. In any case, sessions will be recorded if you can't make it.
Apart from this, you'll be doing the rest of your study whenever (and wherever!) is convenient for you. The course is designed to fit around the lifestyle of somebody who is already working, and who has other commitments, so it's as flexible as possible.
You'll be sent some preparatory information before the course starts, then course material is made available at the start of each module (usually at the weekend) and it is up to you to access the material and complete the tasks. Therefore, there is some self-discipline required.
The more you put into the course in terms of your time spent researching, completing tasks, and taking part in the discussion forums, the more you will get out of it. You will of course have support from other course participants and your tutors in online forums and through individual feedback.
For full details about what you will learn, the course content, FAQ, and more click below.
For those currently working in an International House school there is a staff discount making the fee £283.50.
There is a loyalty discount of 10% applicable if you have completed a course with IH OTTI in the last 12 months
For both business and individuals located in the UK we have to add 20% VAT. This means the fee is £378, or £342 if you are IH staff.