Teacher training (CELTA)
The Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) is the most widely recognised initial qualification for English teachers globally. A unique combination of theory and practice gives teachers the essential knowledge and hands-on teaching experience to teach English competently in various contexts. CELTA is the qualification prospective employers ask for.
|Title||CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)|
|Is CELTA the right course for you?||
|Number of participants||Maximum 12 participants
Due to the demands of the course and in the interest of the candidates, acceptance on the course is preceded by a selection procedure. This includes the completion of an application form, pre-interview tasks and an interview.
|Course duration||A minimum of 120 contact hours and approx. 80–100 hours independent study and preparation time|
|Course format||Two 20-day part-time courses a year (on Fridays and Saturdays)
Autumn: 9th October – 12th December 2020
|Location||Academia Languages, Schifflände 3, 4051 Basel, Switzerland|
|Contact||Antoinette Breutel O’Donoghue
Head of Teacher Training and Development
+41 58 440 90 90
|Certificate of completion||
Certificates are awarded to candidates who meet all the assessment criteria. Assessment is both continuous and integrated. There is no final examination. The two types of assessment are: