About the teacher training centre
Do you want an online professional development course, no matter where you are in 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.
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.
The IH Teacher Training Certificate
If you are thinking of developing your career into teacher training, or want to help your own teachers develop, this course could be perfect for you.
The aim of this course is to prepare you for the main issues and techniques involved in teacher training. These include observing an initial teacher training course or assisting on an in-service teacher development course.
There are 12 modules on this course:
- An introduction to teacher training and development
- The skills of a teacher trainer
- Understanding a trainee and the environment training is taking place
- Reading your audience and managing difficulties
- Developing training sessions
- Support in the (trainee) teacher
- Developing a teacher development programme
- Organising an in-house observation
- Managing feedback
- The assessment process
- Technology in the training world
- Reading and research
Assessment is through a portfolio, and the course lasts 14 weeks.
The IH Teacher Training course with OTTI
OTTI is the online teacher training wing of International House World Organisation
There is a discounted fee for IH staff: £360
The course fees stated are inclusive of 20% VAT. The 20% VAT will not be charged if the fee is paid by a registered business outside the UK. Course fees must be paid in full prior to the start date.
IH TT student testimonials
You will find fruitful and insightful discussions, relevant input and excellent tutors. Carla Gonzalez
It stresses the importance of becoming a reflective practitioner, and this is a universal truth. Christopher Walker
Being a novice trainer, I learnt a lot. The input and support have been invaluable. Tatsiana Khudayerka
It is very useful for self-reflection about teaching beliefs. Kevin Culeton
It has helped me to clearly understand what being a teacher trainer involves. Diana Bosco
Tutors at this training centre
He is convinced that this is real blessing to have this job as it gives he fantastic chances to meet great professionals all over the world. He regularly takes part in conferences and workshops on teaching techniques and approaches in his country and abroad. He is also a singer at a Ukrainian folk group.
Ultimately, his professional goal is to work towards bridging the gap between academics and ELT practitioners in order to meaningfully and positively impact language teaching and learning.
His professional interests are integrating technology in English language teaching and deepening his knowledge and expertise in the EAP sector. When he is not working, he enjoys tennis, rugby, swimming, the cinema and tasting good food and wine on his travels.
Emma has been tutoring on the IH COLT since 2014 and never ceases to be intrigued by the developments in both online teaching and learning.
In what feels like another life, she studied drama and literature at university before finding her passion in teaching. She successfully completed the DELTA in 2005 and is a believer in Lifelong Learning and continual goal setting - a healthy sense of curiosity and adventure can go a long way!
When he gets the chance he enjoys a good walk in the hills and looking after his rooftop vegetable garden and learning from his teenage children.
Paula de Nagy
In his free time, he loves travel, cooking and reading.