Teacher Training Courses

English Teacher Training

Why Choose IH Malta?

IH Malta Teacher Training class photo The International House World Organization (IHWO) is one of the largest and oldest groups of language schools in the world. It pioneered Teacher Training programmes for English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and its courses and centres remain some of the most sought-after in the industry.

Our highly experienced teacher trainers have put together a programme that will not only prepare you for the exam, but will also help you gain some practical knowledge and skills that you will need when entering the classroom in the role of a teacher.

CPD courses

Decide on the continuous professional development (CPD) courses that best suit you and your institution’s needs. These 5-day courses can be combined* to allow you to get the best skills and knowledge match for your context. We offer 5-day courses in:

– Advanced classroom management and techniques

  • Provides participants with a range of practical skills to ensure an engaging and student-centred classroom, focusing on how to help learners meet their learning objectives.

– Phonology

  • Familiarises participants with how sounds are made in English, common learner problems of different nationalities, the phonemic script as a classroom tool and practical exercises to use with students.

– Approaches and methodology

  • Examines the history of different methods in English Language Teaching and understand where the techniques used in today’s classrooms have their origins.

– Technology in the class room

  • Increases teachers’ confidence and basic skills in using different technology in the classroom.

– How to teach exam classes

  • Gives participants basic Language Assessment Literacy knowledge and a range of practical skills as to how to teach strategies, and align teaching and learning to assessment in a meaningful way.

– Teaching 1 to 1 and small groups

  • Familiarises participants with the difference between 1 to 1 and group classes and equips them with a range of resources and techniques.

– Principals and practice in action in TEFL

  • Develops techniques and expands on participants experiences in an EFL classroom using the Communicative Approach.

All of these short CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses are eligible for Erasmus + funding.
For more information and course details: Erasmus+ Teacher Training courses

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*Note: These courses can be combined to create your own tailored 2-week course.

Teacher Training Course Dates 2019

Cour­se na­me Ses­si­on 1 Ses­si­on 2 Ses­si­on 3 Ses­si­on 4
Ad­van­ced class­room ma­na­ge­ment and tech­ni­qu­es 11.02.­2019 22.04.­2019 26.08.­2019 14.10.­2019
App­ro­ac­hes and met­ho­do­lo­gy in TEFL 04.02.­2019 25.03.­2019 09.09.­2019 04.11.­2019
How to tea­ch exam clas­ses Upon request
Pho­no­lo­gy 18.11.­2019 Ot­her da­tes upon re­qu­est
Teac­hi­ng 1-to-1 and sma­ll gro­ups Upon re­qu­est
Tech­no­lo­gy in the class­room 21.10.­2019 Ot­her da­tes upon re­qu­est
Prin­ci­pals and Prac­tice in act­ion in TEFL Upon request

For course start dates, prices, and further information, please contact dos@ihmalta.com. We would be happy to arrange a Skype chat to guide you on which course would be right for your CPD needs.

IH World Courses:

IH World offers a wide range of teacher training courses to suit all experience and knowledge levels.


– IH Certificate in Teaching Young Learners and Teenagers

  • prepares teachers with some form of pre-service training for working with Young Learners.

– IH Certificate in Teaching Very Young Learners

  • prepares teachers for the specific challenges of working with very young learners (6 and below).

– IH Certificate in Teaching Business English

  • gives participants the necessary skills and knowledge to start teaching business English.

– IH Teacher Training Certificate

  • gives Course Participants (CPs) a basic grasp of the main issues and techniques involved in teacher training so they are better prepared to observe an initial teacher training course or assist on an in-service teacher development course.
  • helps a more senior teacher develop in their in-house Teacher Development role.

– IH Certificate Advanced Methodology

  • develops teachers' theoretical knowledge of teaching, practical teaching ability and self-analytical skills and raises teachers' awareness of what they can expect from a Diploma level course. This course is a useful stepping stone between CELTA and DELTA.


– IH Certificate in Online Tutoring

  • trains tutors in techniques and approaches to online tutoring for both student-oriented and teacher-oriented courses on Virtual Learning Environment. This course is a recognised qualification for trainers wishing to work on the online CELTA.

– IH Action Research Course

  • equips teachers with a basic knowledge and understanding of how to conduct action research.

– IH Director of Studies Course

  • gives an overview of what can be expected in a DOS's job and the variety of tasks and responsibilities involved.

For course start dates, prices, and further information: https://ihworld.com/teach/