100 Hour Minor Course
Our course structure is designed in such a manner that the focus is more on ensuring that you get in-depth training in the various aspects of English teaching. To this end, our course teaching methodology incorporates a combination of classroom training through informative lectures and practical training through situational responses. Once you leave us, you will be given numerous opportunities to put into practice the teaching skills that you learned throughout the course. You will leave with a feel of how the environment "out there" is going to be, once you graduate and actually start teaching.
1 Teaching in an intercultural fashion
International teachers are aware of the difference in characteristics of education among their classroom and their students. Internationally-minded teachers are expected to recognise, communicate, and understand differences in cultures; and they collaborate and help in those intercultural communities also.
2 International teaching competency
International teachers are familiar with many techniques and strategies for culturally diverse teaching.
The international instructor is aware of a number of different global teaching methods that can be used in today’s internationally-minded institutions. These teachers are able to meet the needs of a very diverse learning population, including students with different cultural backgrounds, abilities to speak different languages, and those who have had varied previous learning experiences. The teacher’s goal is to encourage academic success, and articulate, responsible, and linguistically competent citizens of the world.
3 Language issues
International teachers know how to facilitate learning environments that understands how to facilitate a learning environment meeting the needs of students with differing languages, and help support development of literacy in their mother-tongue simultaneously.
4 Mobile student population
Internationally-minded teachers realize there are additional challenges when teaching students who are mobile. These teachers will be able to show how their skills in intercultural studies help them to empathise and direct the students and their families on issues that will affect them when relocating elsewhere in the world.
5 Professional development
International teachers are reflective and regularly review their own efficiency and practice. They continually set the bar high for themselves and strive to better their skills with additional professional development so that they can enhance their own student’s experience, and help colleagues, families, and their communities.