The Professional Specialization Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (PSC in TEFL) is designed for EFL teaching professionals who are non-native speakers of English. (Note: if you are a native speaker of English and are interested in teaching English abroad, see our TEFL course.)
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.