Diploma in Teaching Young Learners

The Art of Teaching children

Duration

75 Hours

Modes of Study

Distance learning, Hybrid Learning, Virtual Campus

Diploma in Teaching Young Learners

This course is especially designed for teachers who wish to extend their skills to include those necessary for teaching young learners.The course is based on teaching practice and lesson evaluation, and is overtly practical in content and approach.

Is the Young Learners course for you?

This course addresses both types of teachers; newly qualified who have limited or no experience in teaching to young learners and experienced teachers who wish to polish their teaching skills. Participants gain knowledge and skills in teaching children aged 3-10 years old.

Aim

This course aims to develop the knowledge and practical skills which are required to teach young learners effectively. It provides practical ideas on how to approach and plan for young learner courses as well as materials and ideas for specific activities.

The Teaching Young Learners course is especially designed for teachers who wish to extend their skills to include those necessary for teaching young learners. The course is based on teaching practice and lesson evaluation and is overtly practical in content and approach.

Objectives

The course programme is designed to enable candidates to:

  • transfer and apply their awareness of language and knowledge of the description of English from an adult to a young learner context

  • gain an initial understanding of the context within which young learners learn English, their motivations and the roles of the teacher and learner

  • transfer, adapt and apply the principles of effective teaching from an adult to a young learner context

  • gain an initial awareness of appropriate resources and materials for use with young learners for teaching, testing and for reference

Coursework

  • Child Development & the Critical Period

  • Teaching Methodology

  • Lesson planning

  • Classroom management

  • Story telling

  • Using songs & games

  • Evaluation & Assessment

Structure

This programme consists of 21 hours of seminars and workshops and 40 hours of material reading, assignment writing, lesson preparation and quizzes.

Assessment

Candidates are assessed on a continuous basis, with particular emphasis on their ability to teach young learners, along with their written assignments and quizzes.

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