teacher training course
Do you need a flexible programme?
We offer two LIVE training programmes which are aimed to 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 5-Day Intensive programme you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher and gain access to membership benefits.
3-Weekend Teacher Training Programme
Generally held Saturday to Sunday. When you complete the 3-STEP programme you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher and gain access to membership benefits.
Both training courses are identical and provide an in-depth 30 hr programme where participants are immersed, practice and develop all key levels of teaching young learners aged 3-10 years using the Kids English Theatre© Method.
What is a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher?
After completing either the 5-Day Intensive Teacher Training Programme or the 3- Step Weekend Teacher Training Programme 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 Teacher Resource Pack (including video training refresher course, 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.
included in LIVE training Programmes - Kids English TheatreTeller© and Teacher Toolkit
The newest addition to teaching children English through drama. Kids English TheatreTeller© and Teacher Toolkit. This one-of-a-kind teacher toolkit is exclusive to Kids English Theatre© course participants and is currently included in both the 3-Step Weekend and 5-Day Intensive Programmes.
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 and complete 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.
The 5- Day Intensive Programme provides a complete 30 hr training experience where participants are immersed, practice and develop 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 or the 3-Step Programme you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher.
20-24 July 2020 Florence, Italy
Enrolments for this course are now closed
3-STEP Complete Teacher Training Programme
Communication & Drama
Day 1. An Introduction to becoming a successful English Theatre Teacher
Day 2 Language Games and Drama Techniques
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.
Storytelling, Puppets & Music
Day 1. Storytelling
Day 2. Puppets and Teaching English Effectively with Music
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.
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
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 2This 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.
The 3-Step Programme provides a complete 30 hr training experience where participants are immersed, practice and develop all key levels of teaching young learners aged 3-10 years using the Kids English Theatre© Method.
After completing either the 3-Step Training or the 5-Day Intensive Programme you have the possibility to become a Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher.
Who are K.E.T. Certified Teachers
Teachers who complete either the Kids English© Theatre 3-Step Programme or the 5-Day Intensive acquire the qualification Kids English Theatre© Certified Teacher.
Since 2017, over 300 participants from across the globe have attended K.E.T. teacher training courses and there are currently over 60 Certified Teachers operating in Italy, France, Spain, Bulgaria, Poland, Tunisia, Bosnia and Germany with the number growing with the completion of each cycle.
What participants say about Kids English Theatre Teacher Training Courses
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