Integrated TEFL Course for Aspirants
Jun 26, 2017 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) 636 Views
Comprehensive and detailed Diploma teacher training programs for graduate ESL/EFL aspirants for teachers & trainers are quite in demand. Such courses though are quite comprehensive and intensive yet promise to acquaint the aspiring candidates with the utmost knowledge covering most topics and necessary key areas required to build a prosperous as well as fulfilling career. In recent times, to become a teacher in a well-established institute, especially those recruiting EFL/ESL teaching in various parts of the world, training is the primary requirement that the employers give importance to while selecting teacher for their education institute. And since in this fast paced world everyone wants to land up with a job of their dreams as soon as possible, hence they also may want to pursue a training program that is all-inclusive and covers maximum related topics. Well integrated TEFL training courses which includes other equally important topics like Train the Trainer and Education Management that emphasise on preparing the aspirants with skills and expertise on contemporary ESL/EFL teaching methodologies, modern training approaches and strategies, and Education Management responsibility, are quite popular among aspirants looking for a prosperous and long-lasting career in international teaching field.
TEFL training course is beneficiary for those aspirants who are looking for a lucrative teaching career abroad. TEFL training courses will acquaint the trainees with the much needed knowledge on preparing and organising classroom curriculum and materials, planning lessons that are done according to the learners age and needs, managing classroom operations along with time management , developing English language vocabulary and pronunciation, interpersonal communication skills among the learners, understanding of grammar, learning the latest teaching methods used for Young Learners English teaching and Business English Teaching skills, and many other vital topics. Life as a TEFL educator also will never be boring and prove to be exciting as well with the teachers getting ample amount of time to acquaint them with the new place, its people and culture.
Train the trainer is the lesson to become a certified training professional and comprises of the modern training techniques to facilitate a training program comprising of a class of adult professionals, evaluating one’s own training style and method and its effectiveness, learning new and effective training styles thus infusing variety, the correct way to conduct a need analysis and providing training and expertise based on it, learning the way of managing the participants and classroom challenges, honing their observation skills and creating / maintaining a positive and helpful environment. Training methodologies have evolved a lot and have become learner centred and involves a lot of use of technology as training aids. Training managers should be well versed with the appropriate use of audio-visual aids and developing good presentation skills in order to be able to train the professionals of today’s generation. Most training programs now cover the proven ADDIE model consisting of Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation. In order to be able to become a seasoned trainer, knowledge on ADDIE is a necessity.
The other integral topic in the course is Education Management. Education management is the process of setting objectives and goals in order to chart down a direction of movement of the organisation for a specific span of time in order to reap results that will prove to be of maximum benefit. It deals with managing the available resources in the institute – both human and non-human in the best possible manner which will be effective enough to generate best results. Education managers are also responsible for recruitment of new talents, allocation of salary, discussing of class curriculum with the principals and teacher-in-charge along with many other school/institute managing affairs. Since today’s organisation is a dynamic one, where there are many changes within the organisation hence Education managers have come to become an integral part and plays an active part in the proper functioning of the institute.
To develop knowledge and skills on the three important backbones of the Education Sector, pursuing a comprehensive single program like the ones discussed here will really be a smart move and provide the aspirants with the choices to pursue any job which are related to teaching and training in modern global classrooms.