The Micro-certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language - International is designed for teaching professionals who are non-native speakers of English. Providing a stimulating and interactive learning environment, the program helps participants develop their ability to effectively teach in English by focusing on six skill areas: listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and representing.
With a strong professional development focus, this program will present a variety of teaching methodologies, curriculum-planning strategies and experiential classroom techniques. One of the goals of this program is to enable teachers to plan, design and develop effective EFL lessons that can be successfully applied in their own classroom environment.
The TEFL - International program is designed to fit the goals, interests and needs of the participants. This includes:
- formal classroom instruction (approximately 60 hours)
- professional development workshops/lectures
- various socio-cultural events
- a safe and respectful English immersion context for the enhancement of language, cultural intelligence and educational leadership skills
The English Language Centre is accredited by Languages Canada.
The University of Victoria is one of Canada's leading universities, recognized for preparing students for careers in a wide range of disciplines. Upon successful completion of this program you will receive a micro-certificate.
Our instructors are industry professionals with years of expertise and lived experience. They’re dedicated to helping you develop the knowledge and skills to realize your full potential.