Adequate training and preparation is vital to increasing employability for aspiring teachers, says Eton Institute, international professional training and language centre headquartered at Dubai Knowledge Village. A challenging yet extremely fulfilling profession, proper training and on-the-job experience is the difference can make the difference between a mediocre instructor and an effective one.
Sue Brett, Teacher Trainer and Consultant at Eton Institute, commented: “Teaching English as a foreign language is a huge industry employing hundreds of thousands of teachers in almost every country of the world. However, employability of English instructors is sometimes difficult due to lack of professional qualifications or inadequate practical classroom experience. Finding the right teacher training programme which combines preparation, lesson planning, and sufficient teaching practice is vital for a successful transition into the field.”
As the largest language institute in the UAE with years of experience in language training, Eton Institute conducts internationally recognised TESOL/TFL certification courses which offer the right balance of theoretical knowledge with practical training so that successful graduates step out with confidence and a clear understanding of classroom management. The free TESOL/TFL teacher training demo session will give attendees an insight into language teaching and learning. At the hands-on demo session, aspiring instructors will be privy to the course methodology, including understanding how people from different demographics learn in different ways. Facilitated by a highly experienced teacher trainer, attendees will also have a crash course in diverse teaching styles, learn how to construct lesson plans, and gain information about different teacher certifications.