University of Birmingham: Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

InstitutionUniversity of Birmingham View institution profile
Department School of Education View department profile
Web https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/education/index.aspx
Email postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

This Teaching English as a Foreign Language programme (TEFL, also known as TESOL in some countries) based in the School of Education, offers a unique opportunity to study for a qualification which links teaching English to wider issues of school-based education.

The modules will provide you with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools. The programme is designed to be practical and you will have opportunities to create bespoke teaching and learning materials as well as visit British schools to observe classroom teaching.

The TEFL programme is aimed at individuals with knowledge and understanding of current debates relevant to the teaching and learning of English as a Foreign Language. The aim is to support you in becoming a reflective TEFL practitioner, a competent educational researcher and an active member of the international academic and professional TEFL community.

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University of Birmingham
The School of Education

About
The School of Education has a long-standing reputation as a centre of excellence for teaching and research in a wide range of areas of educational practice and policy. 

The School is an Outstanding Provider of Teacher Training for Primary and Secondary Education, as accredited by Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) and offers Teacher Training for both Primary and Secondary Education

It is an international leader within its field and one of the largest research-led schools of education in the UK employing over 100 academic staff who ...

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