Online: Teaching English in Pre-primary Education

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Price Range £41.25 per week

Price Includes

Beginners Not for beginners

Class Size 16 maximum

Course Length 12 weeks

Town / City & Region , Central England

Tuition Style Combination of Group and One to One Tuition

Tuition Hours Per Week 0.0

Ages 18 - 65

Course Type Online

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This course is for teachers of English working with very young learners, children from 3 to 6 years old. In most cases they will be in pre-primary education.
Throughout the course, you will reflect on how language-related activities develop the whole child, socially, emotionally, cognitively, physically and in terms of communication and creative development.

Course details
This course will cover the following areas:
•    The principles of early childhood language education
•    Child development theories and good practice in pre-primary, or kindergarten, contexts
•    Classroom management and setting up routines
•    Selecting and using music, song, rhyme and rhythm
•    The sequencing of activities and games
•    Selecting, adapting and using stories
•    Developing mathematical concepts through English
•    Keeping records and looking at progression
•    Submitting a project plan for tutor for feedback

This course will extend your understanding and critical awareness of:
•    How small children learn
•    Developing the whole child through English
•    Managing small children
•    Planning sequenced, well-balanced lessons
•    Integrating music, song, rhyme and rhythm into the pre-primary classroom
•    The role stories play in language learning
•    Mathematical concepts as an integral part of an activity
•    Different approaches to record keeping and understanding progression
•    How to create a unit of work for a pre-primary English class

There are eight units. In the first one you will get to know the course, the learning platform, your tutors and the other participants. In the next six units you will explore the principles of early childhood language education in relation to young children learning languages. 
In unit 8 you will prepare for your final assessed project, which will help you put everything you have learnt about teaching English in pre-primary education into practice.

Who should apply
For those teachers without a recognised national/international teaching qualification and/or minimal experience.

How to apply
•    Go to the NILE website at Click on the online course tab and select the course you are interested in.
•    In the Dates & Fees tab, choose which course you would like to attend
•    If you already have a NILE account, sign in on the website
•    If you do not already have a NILE account, register on the website and then sign in
•    Complete the full online enrolment and payment process
•    Once we have received notification of your payment, you will be provided with all necessary pre-course documentation

Your fees should be paid in full prior to starting your course.


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