British Council is offering a free online course on Teaching for Success: the Classroom and the World. The course is aimed at teachers of English as a foreign language at all levels. Intermediate level English (around B1 on the CEFR) is required.
Applicants will explore 21st-century skills, ICT and multilingual approaches with this English language teaching professional development course.
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Course At Glance
Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 2 hours/week
Subject: Classroom and the World
Institution: British Council and Future learn
Certificate Available: Yes
The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust worldwide.
About This Course
This free online course is for English language teachers around the world. It will help you develop the skills and practices you need for your continuing professional development (CPD).
This course is part of Teaching for Success: Practices for English Language Teaching program. In the program, we will look at the 12 professional practices for CPD on the British Council’s teacher development framework.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. Applicants can get a verified certificate.
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…
- Compare teaching approaches and experience with others from around the world.
- Assess the relevance of 21st-century skills for English language learners.
- Discuss the impact that technology has had on what and how we teach.
- Evaluate a range of learning technologies and their usefulness.
- Explore the impact that national policies have on classroom practice.
- Reflect on the importance of child protection and consider whose role its implementation should be.
- Assess the importance and influence of learners’ L1 in their language learning.
The course is aimed at teachers of English as a foreign language at all levels. Intermediate level English (around B1 on the CEFR) is required.
She researches and develops courses for English language teachers. I’m interested in inclusion, plurilingualism, and pluralistic approaches to languages and cultures. I have an MA in Education (online)
She works for the British Council as an E-Learning Consultant for the teacher development team. This work includes supporting the build of our online courses and teacher training.
How To Join This Course
- Go to the course website link
- Sign Up At FutureLearn
- Select a course and Join
- Once a course has started, the applicant will be able to access the course material
- After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
- Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
- On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).