TESOL Community and Events

You will join a global community. TESOL is both practical field and one with academic research. There are many directions you can follow.

2018
Certificate in Phonetics and Phonology launched. Advanced Diploma in TESOL introduction.

Introductory Certificate in TESOL introduced, an ideal way to have a taste of what teaching English is about.

Look out for the 52nd Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition in April, to be held in Brighton, SE England.

2017
The Certificate in Teaching Observation introduced for distance learners, using video support. Our partner school in Singapore, British Education Centre, tops all other LTTC approved schools in Singapore and SE Asia for numbers of graduating students on LTTC courses.

Nearby Glasgow was the venue for the 51st Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition in April 2017. Delegates from around the world enjoyed presentations by speakers over four days. Everything from ‘Are you a 21st century Teacher?’, through ‘Self-publishing ELT materials’, to ‘The native speaker fallacy, Canadian and Emirati higher education perspectives’ – just three examples from hundreds of interesting presentations which combined with pop-up sessions, poster sessions, the exhibition and evening hospitality. For the IATEFL photo gallery of the event, see https://www.flickr.com/photos/iatefl-in-pictures/sets/72157681933810985

2016
Enrolments open in the UK.
The Advanced Certificate in Teaching IELTS (Asia) introduced, both by online and classroom delivery. The London Teacher Training College Diploma in TESOL delivery commences by online learning.

2015
We moved from our first home in Singapore to Scotland, to build on our years of experience training TESOL teachers in Asia. We became an institutional member of SATEFL, the Scottish Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

2013
The contestants on ‘Say the Word’, a pronunciation game show launched on Channel 5 Singapore television for
Mediacorp in November, were judged by British Education Centre, our partner school in Singapore. Filming took place in August and there was sometimes a fine dividing line between ‘Correct!’ and ‘Incorrect!’ for what was aimed at General British English pronunciation of words. Eight episodes had themes ranging through Business, Medicine,
Sport, Fashion, Education, Food and others; contestants were in panels of four; four bloggers, four teachers, four pageant winners, four fitness trainers, four airline cabin attendants…..

2012
Our partnering with British Education Centre in Singapore. Introduction of the Certificate in Teaching Observation by classroom study

 

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