Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is an increasingly competitive market. We offer a range of teacher training and development courses for both new and experienced teachers to ensure that you remain up to date with the latest teaching methods and techniques. With 25 years’ experience as a teacher training institute, and an approved Cambridge CELTA centre, we have trained and supported thousands of EFL teachers in their professional development.

Our Overseas Teacher Development Programmes are designed to provide modern, relevant, enjoyable training for teachers whose first language is not English. Programmes cover the latest classroom theories and management thinking and can be funded through Erasmus +

If you would like to know more about the world of TEFL, read our handy guide and frequently asked questions here.

CELTA Certificate Course

Minimum age:20 years
Course dates:8th June - 3rd July 2020
Course duration:4 weeks

Teaching English to speakers of other languages can be a highly rewarding career, offering you the chance to live and work in different countries. You will need an internationally recognised teaching qualification. The Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) is highly regarded throughout the world.

CELTA is an initial qualification for people with little or no previous teaching experience and opens up a whole world of exciting teaching opportunities. Because it is awarded by Cambridge ESOL, part of the world-famous University of Cambridge, you can rely on its quality and recognition. More than 12,000 people successfully complete a CELTA course each year.


English Language Teaching - TEFL/TESOL Course

Minimum Age:18 years +
Course dates:Tuesday 7th January 2020
Course duration:10 weeks

This 60-hour blended-learning course covers all the basics you will need to know to get you started in the world of English Language Teaching. Amongst other things, the Certificate in the Practice of English Language Teaching – TEFL/TESOL will teach you about planning lessons, show you essential teaching techniques and tips and introduce you to the grammar of the English language.

In addition, it will offer you live classroom observations and actual teaching practice – that way you have the chance to watch real English classes at Foyle International and you will also teach a class of foreign students as part of the course.

ERASMUS+ Teacher Development Course

Minimum Age:18 years +
Course dates:Contact Us
Course duration:2 weeks

The Erasmus + Teacher Development Course is a flexible, tailored solution for English language teachers who want to refresh and update their teaching and language skills.

The course offers a stimulating blend of theory and practice and will equip you with a wealth of practical ideas and resources to inject energy into your classes and enhance the teaching and learning experience for both you and your students.

Every school and teaching context is different – we will work with you to design a course that is relevant to your teaching needs and that is delivered in a motivating yet relaxed atmosphere.