Teach your way around the world.
The Professional Specialization Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language is designed for EFL teaching professionals who are non-native speakers of English.
The PSC in TEFL is a non-credit professional development certificate traditionally offered as a three-week immersive summer session on campus at the University of Victoria, complemented by nine weeks of facilitated online learning when international teachers return to their own country.
Providing a stimulating, interactive learning environment, the PSC in TEFL focuses on the ability of participants to develop their ability to teach more effectively in English focusing on six skill areas:
With a strong professional development focus, this program will present a variety of teaching methodologies, curriculum-planning strategies and experiential classroom techniques that will enable participants to plan, design and develop effective EFL lessons that can be successfully applied in their own classroom environment.
Successful completion of both the on-site and online components ensures participants of a Professional Specialization Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, as well as alumni status at the University of Victoria.