Summer Training Programme 2017

The British Council is a world authority in English language teaching and teacher training. We have developed a number of English teacher training courses for the teaching community globally. All of these courses focus on the latest requirements of the 21st century and on the changing scenario of the education world. 

British Council Pakistan is delighted to announce our Summer training programme 2017, featuring our following English language teaching courses and workshops: 

  • Certificate in Primary English Language Teaching (CiPELT-Ready)
  • Certificate in Secondary English Language Teaching (CiSELT-Proficient) 

Courses overview 

  1. Certificate in Primary English Language Teaching (CiPELT) is an in-service course aimed at primary teachers working in large mixed-level classes. The course is based on the practical application of methodology for the classroom and aims to combine theory with good practice. CiPELT-Ready is designed for teachers of Grade 1 and 2, that is primary years 1 and 2 (students aged between 6 – 8 years). The aim is to apply teaching methodology and resource development for very young beginner English language learners. The course covers the basics of how children learn, how to make and use resources for this age group, how to plan, manage and assess the progress of the classes. Early literacy is covered at a non-textual and letter recognition level. The focus is on developing listening and speaking skills in the children and nurturing motivation towards English language learning.

  2. Certificate in Primary English Language Teaching (CiPELT-Go) is designed for teachers of Grade 5 and 6, that is primary years 5 and 6. The aim is to apply teaching methodology and resource development for young learners of English who are not beginners but are between the ages of 11 and 12. This course will be of interest to any teacher who wants to improve their teaching skills for classes of young learners who are developing their English. The course covers how children develop cognitively and with their language. It looks at how to plan, manage and assess the progress of classes. Developing literacy and supporting writing skills are covered. Skills development is covered both as individual skills and integrated skills. The focus is on communicative language learning through project work, task based learning, art and craft and fun.

  3. Certificate in Secondary English Language Teaching (CiSELT – Proficient) is an in-service British Council teacher education course aimed at developing secondary school teachers teaching learners aged 11-18. The course is for secondary school teachers with a level of English B1 and above.

The aim of CiSELT-Proficient course is based on the practical application of methodology for the classroom and aims to combine theory with good practice. The course objectives are to: 

  • develop teachers' methodological skills
  • develop communicative, reflective and learning-centred teaching skills
  • develop classroom based research skills
  • professionalise teachers classroom practice 

CiSELT Proficient consists of the following four modules: 

  1. Getting Started
  2. Language Awareness
  3. Teaching Skills
  4. Core Classroom Issues

Details 

Course

Dates

City

Duration

Course fee

CiPELT courses

 

 

 

 

Certificate in Primary English Language Teaching (CiPELT-Go)

10 - 14 July 2017

Lahore

5 days

PKR 34,500

Certificate in Primary English Language Teaching (CiPELT-Ready)

17 – 21 July 2017

Karachi

5 days

PKR 34,500

CiSELT courses

 

 

 

 

Certificate in Secondary English Language Teaching (CiSELT-Proficient)

17 - 21 July 2017

Islamabad

5 days

PKR 36,500

 

Discount packages

British Council will offer the following discounts: 

  • 5% discount per participant for 4 – 6 nominations from one organisation
  • 10% discount per participant for 7 – 10 nominations from one organisation 

* Please note that an individual, school or institute can only avail one of these discount packages at one time.

Application deadline 

Limited seats are available. Nominations will be entertained on first-come-first-served basis. Interested candidates should fill in the attached application form and send to the following along with the pay order or demand draft in favour of ‘British Council’ no later than Friday, 9 June 2017: 

  • For Karachi please send application form and pay order/demand draft to Usman Khalid at British Council, British Deputy High Commission, Shahrah-e-Iran, Clifton, Karachi
  • For Islamabad please send application form and pay order/demand draft to Shezreen Shah at British Council, British High Commission, Ramna 5, Diplomatic Enclave, Islamabad
  • For Lahore, please send application form and pay order/demand draft to Ahmad Tasneem at British Council, Lahore

British Council will not accept any application forms received after 30 June 2017

Interested institutes should send in filled institutional nomination form on their letterhead along with the individual application forms for all candidates no later than Friday, 30 June 2017

Pay order / demand draft needs to be made in the favour of ‘British Council’. 

If you are interested or have any enquiry, please send an email at: