Professional Development - Short Refresher Course


CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for English teachers from outside the UK.

Update your teaching skills and brush up on your use of English & pronunciation for one or two weeks in Brighton.

All courses are certificated. Programme includes input by expert UCLES teacher trainers; observation & feedback opportunities; English language development; observation of live multilingual classes; social programme; single room half-board accommodation; airport transfers; local bus pass.


Course Fees

1 week £895

2 weeks £1,550


?Course Dates:

Date Duration Teacher Type
10 February 2020 1 or 2 weeks? Secondary / Tertiary
17 February 2020??? 1 or 2 weeks Primary
24 February 2020 1 week Primary
04 May 2020 1 or 2 weeks Primary
11 May 2020 1 week Secondary / Tertiary
17 August 2020 1 or 2 weeks Primary
24 August 2020 1 week Secondary/Tertiary
02 November 2020 1 or 2 weeks Primary
09 November 2020 1 week Secondary/Tertiary

Course Timetable:

Full time program, Monday to Friday of 30 lessons, 22.5 hours per week. Typical timetable includes input from our specialist trainers with opportunities to try out some new ideas together with observation of experienced teachers.



Minimum English level: B1to C2, except ISEYL A2 to C2

Maximum number:12



English Language Teaching Methodology with British Culture (ISETMBC)

For teachers who want new/different ideas & materials and would like to incorporate more cultural elements in their teaching.

On this course you will:

- enhance your own language skills and confidence
- work with a range of practical teaching ideas and new techniques
- explore modern British life and culture and see how to incorporate into your English teaching
- focus on your group's topics of particular interest e.g. teaching pronunciation, getting students to speak, task-based learning, motivating students, managing mixed ability, oral correction, feedback.


Teaching Young Learners/Primary (ISETYL)

For primary specialists or teachers who want to teach English to young learners.

On this course you will:

- extend your fluency in English and feel more confident about using English in the primary classroom.
- gain & develop new materials and resources for teaching English to young learners.
- enhance your repertoire of stories, songs and games to use in your primary classroom.
- experience new methods and techniques of teaching young learners and adapt them for your learners.

Teaching English with Technology: Blended learning (ISETET)

For teachers of English who want use technology or a combination of technology & other methods more effectively in their classes. Our tutors will de-mystify technology in teaching!

On this course you will:

- experience how technology can support & enhance language learning.
- see how technology can be integrated into teaching.
- get hands on experience of using & developing technology for your classroom.
- earn more about technology through experimentation with various technology tools.
- increase your confidence in using technology in your English classes.
- Develop your own English language skills and refresh your approach to teaching English.

Teaching Business English (ISETBE)

For English teachers who want to extend/develop expertise & confidence in teaching English for Business to both pre-experience and business experienced learners.

On this course you will:

- see examples of live Business English classes
- extend your understanding of the modern business world
- increase your range of effective techniques for teaching Business English


Content & Language Integrated Learning (ISECLIL)

For teachers who use/want to use English as the medium for teaching other subjects e.g. geography, history, economics, maths.

On this course you will:

- experience the key principles of CLIL
- develop appropriate materials & resources
- design a syllabus and testing & assessment instruments
- see how both teachers & students progress in English through CLIL
- try out new ideas & practical activities for your learners' skills development

To apply please complete the attached application form and pre-interview task and return to:

Tiziana Gaggino
Teacher Training Administrator


ISE Intensive School of English
Tel: +44 (0) 1273 749244
2 The Drive, Hove
East Sussex, BN3 3JA, UK


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