Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate (TYLEC)

This specialist certificate is designed for qualified English language teachers and is designed to equip them with the skills and knowledge to teach English to children and adolescents in the age range 7–16.

TYLEC courses are designed to build knowledge, understanding and confidence in areas such as using resources, classroom management and lesson planning. They also raise awareness of the context and theory of language teaching and learning to children and adolescents. Validated courses build on pedagogical and practical skills and also give participants a firm foundation for self-evaluation and further professional development.

Key features

  • Flexible course delivery - face-to-face, online, or blended options available, depending on course provider arrangements

  • 100 hours' total qualification time - 58 hours’ minimum guided learning hours plus 42 hours’ self-study

  • Specialist knowledge and skills - courses cover classroom management, use of contextual resources, lesson planning and awareness of theory of language teaching as it relates to young learners

  • Trinity TESOL courses are available through over 150 validated course providers around the world


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