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 TEACHER TRAINING COURSE

INFORMATION

Do you need a flexible programme?

We offer two training programmes which specifically meet your professional needs and are convenient to your schedule:

5-Day Intensive Teacher Training Programme
Generally held Monday to Friday. After completing the course you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher and gain access to membership benefits.

3-Weekend Teacher Training Masterclasses
Generally held Saturday to Sunday. When you complete Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3 you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher and gain access to membership benefits. 

Weekend Masterclasses are also offered separately, meaning you are free to follow one, two or all three weekend courses.

What is a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher?

After completing either the 5-Day Intensive Teacher Training Programme or the entire 3-Weekend Teacher Training Masterclass Programme (step 1, 2 and 3) you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher.

Kids English Theatre© Certified Teachers gain free access to our reserved membership area which includes the following benefits:

  • “Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher” Certificate
  • Access to the ESL Drama Teacher Online Video Course
  • Access to the Teacher Resource Pack (including handbooks with teaching tips, sketches, drama and movement games, skits, role-plays, flashcards, props and puppet ideas, Kamishibai stories etc) 
  • Use of logo: Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher
  • Possible inclusion on the Italian "Kids English Theatre© Method” Website (if you are a self-employed teacher) 
  • The possibility of becoming a Kids English Theatre© Ambassador

Note: Kids English Theatre© Certificates certify the completion of a course. They do not hold legal value.

Step 1.

 Weekend Masterclass Communication & Drama

Day 1. An Introduction to becoming a successful English Theatre Teacher

Day 2 Language Games and Drama Techniques

By completing Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3 you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher. Weekend masterclasses are also offered separately, meaning you are free choose to follow one, two or all three weekend courses.

Day 1 Focuses on how to implement your personal communication skills. You will explore and develop effective voice and body language techniques that will help you feel more confident and allow you to connect and interact successfully with children.

Day 2 Is designed to give you a head-start teaching children English through theatre and play. Here you will be introduced to multiple drama, movement and language games (all of which have been tried and tested in classrooms for their educational and fun factor). They are unique, physically engaging, textbook free and suitable for children 3-10 years.

23-24  February 2019 Florence, Italy

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Step 2.

 Weekend Masterclass
Storytelling, Puppets & Music

Day 1. Storytelling 

Day 2. Puppets and Teaching English Effectively with Music

By completing Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3 you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher. Weekend masterclasses are also offered separately, meaning you are free choose to follow one, two or all three weekend courses.

Day 1. The course develops in-depth storytelling techniques using drama and role-play and equips teachers/participants with essential tools to capture children’s curiosity and involvement. Topics include: storyboards, story-boxes, sensory bags and the art of teaching using Kamishibai Theatre

Day 2. Participants will explore multi-practical ideas on how to integrate puppets creatively into activities, songs, stories and plays. 
In this course, you will also study some key elements of teaching young learners aged 3-10 years "action songs", as well as adopt theatrical techniques to stimulate children, help them learn fast, and express themselves vocally.

 6-7 April  2019 Florence, Italy

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Step 3.

Weekend Masterclass 
How to Stage Children's Theatre

Day 1. How to Stage a Play

Day 2.
- How to organise children's theatre courses
- Lesson Practice & Review

 

By completing Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3 you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher. Weekend masterclasses are also offered separately, meaning you are free choose to follow one, two or all three weekend courses.

Day 1. This course is aimed at equipping teachers/individuals with practical step-by-step ideas on how to successfully prepare children for mini-performances/summer camp shows. Topics include: Choosing and adapting scripts and skits for young language learners, directing, rehearsals, costume making, make-up, sets, props and more. 

Day 2. This course has been created to give you peace of mind in developing the right know-how and show you simple and time-effective ways of organising your own English Theatre courses.
The second part of the day is designed to prepare teachers for their first English theatre course. Participants will be asked to present  trial teaching sessions that in turn will be critiqued by an expert. Mock lessons offer teachers valuable opportunities to rehearse and try-out newly acquired skills in a supportive and constructive setting before presenting them in real situations.

   18-19 May 2019 Florence, Italy

5-Day

Intensive Teacher Training Course

Activities such as theatre, music and play offer opportunities for active learning by using the body, mind, voice and emotions to comprehensively communicate. They are entertaining and help children focus their energy toward improving their language ability in a fun-filled and welcoming setting

This course provides an innovative introductory training experience, aimed at equipping teachers/individuals with practical step-by-step ideas on how to successfully teach young learners through theatre, action songs, fun and games.

During the in-depth course, participants will be immersed and practice all key levels of teaching young learners aged 3-10 years using the Kids English Theatre Method.

Five-day workshops are offered so participants can follow a complete Teacher Training course that specifically meets their professional needs and is convenient to their schedule.

After completing either the 5-Day Intensive Teacher Training Program you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher.

ESL- Drama Teacher Training Online Video Course* 

*Reserved for Kids English Theatre© Certified Teachers

The online video course is an introductory training programme and provides tips and ideas on how to teach young learners aged 3-10 years through theatre, fun and games.

Teachers can watch the video course from the comfort of their own home on their pc, cell phone or tablet, whenever or wherever they wish simply by logging into the K.E.T. online account.

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