Certificate in Pre and Primary Teachers Training

150 Hour Pre - Primary Teacher Training Program for 21st Century Classrooms

If you are a teaching enthusiast looking for an international standard integrated teacher training course that will aid you in getting job opportunities in the field of teaching young learners across the globe, this is the apt course for you. Asian College of Teachers (ACT) offers 150-hour integrated Teaching Young Learners (Primary) program which comprises of a 120-hour online part comprising of teaching methodologies for primary standards along with a 5-day in-class session. The program puts an emphasis on getting equipped with practical knowledge which will boost your career prospects and instil the much-needed confidence when you enter the classroom as a teacher. The in-class part focuses on the nuances of the techniques of primary teaching that will benefit you in getting an insight into the teaching and learning of young learners.

Course Duration & Dates

  • Maximum duration of the program is of 150 hours
  • 120 hours of online study along with 5 days’ face-to-face learning session
  • The online part can be pursued from any corner of the globe
  • Opportunity to experience the vibrant city of Bangkok during in-class session

A contemporary program tailored for aspiring as well as in-service teachers keen to acquire skills and knowledge about latest pedagogy when it comes to pre and primary students. With a blend of online study and 5 days of hands-on learning the course can be completed in 150 hours. The program proves to be highly beneficial for the aspirants looking to develop skills for teaching in the primary section.

The 5-day classroom session will be held on:

  • 18th - 22nd April 2020
  • 6th - 10th June 2020
  • 15th - 19th August 2020
  • 17th - 21st October 2020

Eligibility

  • 10+2 is the minimum entry requirement
  • Both aspiring as well as experienced teachers are eligible to apply

The minimum eligibility for enrolling in 150 hours’ integrated TEFL/TESOL program is high school diploma. Aspiring as well as experienced/working teachers willing to gain relevant skills in the field of teaching young learners or upgrade their teaching skills to excel in their chosen area on a global platform are encouraged to enrol themselves in the course. If you are an aspiring teacher aiming to teach young learners you need to be creative and flexible and at the same time emphasising optimum child development. As a teacher, you’ll need to design various activities which are learner oriented which will engage your learners as well. This course will acquaint you with all the relevant and relevant pedagogy.

Course Fee

  • Program is available in online mode for 120 hours
  • 5 days face-to-face session in Thailand
  • The program is offered at a reasonable price
  • Scholarship available for meritorious students

Our 150-hour Integrated Teaching Young Learners (Primary) program will equip you with the contemporary teaching approaches which are widely and effectively used across the globe in diverse classrooms. The course focuses on primary teaching and learning and implementing latest pedagogy so that every learner can achieve the highest possible level of development. Moreover, the course has been prepared by experienced and well qualified professionals, lending the course its uniqueness. The course fee has been kept at a fee of 650 USD applicable for all, keeping in mind the varied student base across the globe showing interest for our courses. Trainees with basic computer skills and an internet connection can pursue the online from any corner of the globe.

* Inclusive of GST

40000 INR 650 USD 505 GBP 20450 THB

Curriculum

120-hour Online curriculum

1) Principles of Teaching:

  • Principles of Education
  • Educational Psychology and Theories of Learning
  • Different Teaching Methods/Approaches for YL & AL
  • Teacher as facilitator- monitoring & motivation

2) Teaching Strategies:

  • Lesson planning and instructional strategies
  • Assessment and evaluation in differentiated learning
  • Inclusive classroom management with emphasis on special education needs
  • Resource and material Development
  • Language learning VS acquisition

3) Early Childhood Care and Education:

  • Introduction to ECCE
  • Stages of development
  • Factors affecting early childhood
  • Helping early childhood learners settle down in school

4) Montessori Teaching:

  • Maria Montessori – philosophy, methodology, psychology
  • EPL & Sensorial
  • Language and Maths in Montessori school
  • Art and craft for young learners

5) Teaching in Nursery Schools:

  • Introduction to teaching young learners
  • Importance of play and play way approach
  • Child, health & nutrition
  • Self-awareness

6) Primary & Secondary Teaching:

  • Project method
  • Discovery learning
  • Grammar & phonology
  • Integrating technology in the classroom

7) Special Education Needs - SEN:

  • Identifying various types of learning challenges
  • Identifying and supporting learners with special needs
  • Managing behaviour of special need children
  • ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy

8) Teaching Practice (Optional):

9) Assessment - Reflective Questions :

The itinerary for in-class part is as follows:

Day Time Content
1 9:00-10:00 Introduction of Thailand - its Culture and Language
10:00-12:00 Learn about Thai school and Thai students, teaching jobs in Thailand, visa and work permit process
12:00-13:00 LUNCH
13:00-17:00 Education in Thailand
Steps of teaching process, lesson plan
Creative-based learning
2 9:00-16:00 Teaching YL-prepare and practice
3 9:00-16:00 Teaching teen and adult-prepare and practice
4 9:00-16:00 Teaching practice 1
5 9:00-16:00 Teaching practice 2 and certification

Certification

  • You will receive 2 globally recognized certificates from Asian College of Teachers

Candidates will receive the first ACT certificate after the completion of the entire 150-hour course and another after attending the 5-day face-to-face session. The globally recognised certificate will help you by giving the necessary start to your career or providing that much needed boost. It will also open up various job opportunities on a global level.

Admission Process

  • Easy admission process
  • Application can be submitted online
  • Opt for any online payment scheme
  • Course fee can be paid by using debit/credit card or by depositing Cash in our Bank Account

If you are willing to enrol, you’ll have to fill up an Online Application Form with all the relevant details and must provide correct email id and phone number as details for contact. Once the application form is submitted, the candidates will receive the course details via email and phone call from ACT’s Admission Executives. The course fee payment details will be mailed to the candidates once they confirm their enrolment. The course fee can be paid through online payment using Debit / Credit Card or by depositing Cash, Cheque or Demand Draft to our Bank Account. After the payment is credited, you will receive a payment confirmation with Online Admission Form. You’ll need to fill up the same and submit it in order to get enrolled in the course.

Support for Course

  • Complete tutor support throughout the course
  • Candidates can learn at their own pace
  • Additional support of background reading, reflection activities and reference materials

The candidates enrolling in our customized 150-hour integrated Teaching Young Learners (Primary) Program can expect complete guidance from the tutors for the online part and from experienced trainers for the face-to-face part. Both the online tutors and the trainers are committed to helping each candidate to achieve your learning goals. They extend their tutoring support by answering questions related to the course content. Since the course offers the candidates flexible learning, they can take the opportunity to learn at their own pace and clear their queries and doubts as and when required. You can email your queries and as well as discuss any course related problem via email. During the 5-day classroom learning session, you will gather hands-on learning experience from our expert trainer that you can take back with you and implement in your classroom.

Job Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities for teachers willing to foray into the field of teaching young learners or those who have completed their course in 150 hours’ integrated Teaching Young Learners (Primary) program. There is a considerable demand for well trained and certified teachers. Asian College of Teachers’ integrated program opens many avenues to numerous job opportunities for teachers as the course aims to provide them with a strong foundation in the modern primary teaching methodologies in classrooms across the globe.
Successfully completing the course will help you to be employed as:

  • Subject Teachers
  • Language Trainers
  • ESL/EFL educators
  • Teacher Trainers
  • Pre and primary school teacher
  • Corporate Trainers
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Curriculum developer
  • Course coordinator
  • Consultant

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