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Teacher Training

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Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT)
  • Teaching Qualification for Native and Non-native Teachers of English
  • Introduction to the theories and techniques of TESOL
  • Micro teaching and lesson design sessions
  • Face to face
  • Pre and Post course follow up
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Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) Face-to-Face
  • Initial qualification for people with little or no teaching experience and teachers transitioning from other teaching disciplines
  • Contains observed Teaching Practice
  • Full time or part time options
  • Internationally recognised and regarded
  • Teaching practice - observed with oral and written reports
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Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA)
  • Designed for experienced TESOL teachers
  • Leads to academic leadership positions and teacher training opportunities
  • Three modules of study - Understanding Language, Developing Professional Practice, English Language Teaching Specialisation

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Customised Teacher Training Courses
  • Primary, Secondary and Adult Methodology
  • Curriculum Designs and Assessment
  • School visits / One to one sessions
  • Teaching Large Classes and Classroom Management
  • Applying the Communicative Approach in differing contexts

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Teacher Programs (Non TESOL)

  • Academic research skills
  • Embedded language training/Content Based Instruction(CBI)
  • Best practice for training institutions - benchmarking, validation and course review mechanism
  • How to get published and make a conference presentation
  • Training the trainer - workplace training techniques
  • Tertiary teaching methods
  • Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN)
  • Course validation and moderation
  • Classroom management strategies for teaching large classes
  • Task design and assessment
  • Intercultural communication and achieveing a global identity for your institution
  • Improving teacher quality
  • Critical thinking, SMART thinking and mindful enquiry methods
  • Visits to schools and universities for ovservation and practise



Further benefits for teachers:

  • Access to the Phoenix ITE portal for ongoing online training after graduation
  • Access to the Phoenix employment register
  • Access to ongoing training opportunities in home country
  • Access to webinar sessions with tutors after graduation
  • Access to one to one sessions and mentoring
  • Access to ITE expert trainers



2016 TKT CELTA  DELTA
Commencement Dates Feb 2 / Mar 30 / May 25 / Jul 20 / Sep 14 / Nov 9 Full-time: May 4 / Jul 13 / Oct 5 / Nov 10 / Dec 28
Part-time: Feb 10 / Apr 26 / Aug 25
 Full-time: Oct 3 - Nov 27
Hours 120 hours face to face 40 hrs/wk (full-time) or 16 hrs/wk (part-time) 12 hours of face to face teaching per week plus 24 hours of onine and personal study
Course Length 4 weeks full-time 4 weeks (full-time) or 10 weeks (part-time) 8 weeks
Class Size Average 10 Maximum 12 Maximum 10
Requirements Intermediate or CEFR B1 / IELTS 4.0 or equivalent 20 years of age and native like fluency in English / CEFR C1 / IELTS 6.5 or equivalent CEFR C1+ / IELTS 7.0
Degree with TESOL specialisation or CELTA with 2 years full time teaching experience
Fees A$2350 A$3300 (A$3100 early bird)  A$5400 for all 3 modules