What makes EF English First different to other education companies is our commitment to teacher support and education. We understand that for many of our teachers, gaining qualifications and developing a sound knowledge in teaching is an important part of the job. That’s why EF offers a wide variety of sponsored courses and qualifications for those who teach in china.
EF provides access to qualifications on everything from the foundations of teaching, such as the 120-hour TEFL certificate, up to more advanced courses such as CertPT and DELTM.
These courses are open to EF teachers as part of our ongoing commitment to fostering teaching talent by expanding qualifications
Teacher qualifications at EF are recognized by employers from all around the world and will help you get a headstart on your teaching career in China
During this 120-hour course, you will watch videos of teachers teaching classes in a variety of contexts. You will view interactive presentations, listen to podcasts, read articles and take interactive quizzes to help build your knowledge. At the end of the course, you will be required to complete an assignment to showcase your understanding of the principles of teaching.
The TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) is an internationally recognized teaching qualification accepted in over 60 countries. The purpose of the test is to assess how your teaching knowledge has developed in specific areas related to English language learning.
The qualification is modular, which means that you can take as many modules as you want, and you will receive certification upon completion of each module. The test itself is multiple choice and requires some background reading. As an EF teacher, you will be provided with full support before you sit your TKT, including the core TKT textbook and the glossary of terms.
Focuses on developing teachers’ classroom skills through the application of principles of task and materials design, communicative methodologies, and teaching approaches applied in participants existing classrooms and with the learners that they teach every day.
The Trinity Certificate for Practising Teachers is accredited at Level 6 of the UK OfqualRegulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which makes it equivalent in level to the final year ofa bachelors degree. This makes it higher in level than initial teacher education courses such asthe Cambridge CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL.
Delivered by English UK, the DELTM (Diploma in English Language Teaching Management) is an internationally recognized qualification for those with a strong background in language teaching. This 12-month course includes all areas of management, from staff performance to financial performance. The DELTM prepares teachers for more senior positions in the language teaching industry.