Cambridge English Train the Trainer in Bodrum
Cambridge Assessment English: Train the Trainer course
Introduction and Information for Course Participants
Train the Trainer
is a face–to–face course for experienced teachers and is at Proficient to Expert stages
on the Cambridge English Teaching Framework.
Participants need CEFR Level 2 (Independent English language user) as a minimum entry requirement.
Course participants (CPs) develop the knowledge and skills needed to train English language teachers working in different contexts. More specifically, participants learn how to run training sessions, observe teaching and give feedback. The course is:
- a way to progress careers
- a way to extend skills and experience
- designed and developed by Cambridge Assessment English, part of the University of Cambridge.
Furthermore, the Train the Trainer
course helps participants to:
Train the Trainer
- design and deliver teacher training sessions and courses
- observe other teachers and give supportive feedback
- understand how to develop further as a trainer.
involves 30 hours of face-to-face training with a qualified and approved Cambridge trainer. Successful participants receive a certificate of completion from Cambridge Assessment English.
The course is assessed using various key elements:
- course completion;
- participation and effective delivery of micro-training;
- observation of CPs by the trainer during the course itself;
- post-course final assignment.
There are six Train the Trainer
modules, all of which have a practical focus:
||Outcome by the end of the course
|1 The training class
||Participants will understand key issues in trainer development.
|2 Analysing and designing training sessions
||Participants will have developed skills to plan effective teacher training sessions.
|3 Delivering training sessions
||Participants will have developed the skills to deliver effective teacher training sessions.
|4 Observing teachers
||Participants will have developed an understanding of good practice in observing teachers.
|5 Managing feedback
||Participants will be able to give supportive feedback to teachers and prioritise key strengths and areas for development.
|6 Course planning and trainer development
||Participants will be able to design courses and an action plan for their further development as a trainer.
These six Train the Trainer
modules are normally offered over five days
The training class
Analysing and designing training sessions
|3: Delivering training sessions
Managing feedback, course planning, and developing as a trainer
||Getting to know you
||Evaluating a training plan
||Observation and feedback
||Teaching learners, Teaching teachers
Key principles of session design
Supportive trainer talk
|Pre- and post-lesson discussion
||Supportive written feedback
Types of input
|Planning a training session
||Planning courses, Development
There is a fairly comprehensive information website http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/teaching-english/teaching-qualifications/train-the-trainer/about-the-course/