If you have a passion for teaching, and would like to buff up your resume, perhaps you should consider taking additional courses. While education is geared to prepare you for your career, it is also fun and healthy to continue learning. Further education holds many benefits, not only to you, the teacher, but also to your future students.
In this post we share some ideas on additional courses you could look at if you would like to further your studies.
#1: Teaching English as a Foreign Language
There are quite a lot of schools that offer Teaching as a Foreign Language (TEFL). These courses are relatively short, usually up to four weeks and will provide you with the skills to teach English anywhere in the world. You will also get a certificate after completing the course.
#2: Teacher Development Course
This course will allow you to either teach English as a Foreign language or teach specialist subjects to students in your home country, such as Law or Biology. It is a great course with loads of opportunities to grow as a teacher and offer value to future students.
#3: UK Coaching: Inclusive Coaching
If you’ve studied to be a coach, this is a great additional course to take! Here you will learn how to coach sport to people with disabilities and become a more inclusive coach. You will be able to test out the theories you learned during the practical lesson at the end of the course.
#4: Outstanding Physical Education Lessons
This is a free online course of PE teachers to ensure their teaching is up to standard. You will learn how to become an activator and motivate your students to reach their optimal physical ability. The course is perfect for any PE teachers anywhere in the world, and completely free of charge.
#5: International Student English Program
The International Student English Program will allow you to teach English to non-native speakers and empower them efficiently. By focusing on enabling them to communicate in a professional context effectively. The school follows a holistic approach where you will learn how to add value to students lives.
Now that you’ve got a pretty good idea of some additional courses to up your game as an educator, you are probably eager to get started. Additional courses will not only add value to your teaching ability, but to the lives of your future students.