Teacher development course

Certificate in Teaching Teens

Who is this course for?

The online Teaching Teens course is ideal for teachers who need to plan and deliver engaging and effective classes for students between the ages of 13 and 17 years old. It is suitable for recently qualified TEFL/TESOL teachers with an interest in improving in this area quickly and for more experienced teachers who find themselves teaching teenagers for the first time. Participants can expect to pick up practical and enjoyable activities for their classes as well as learn the fundamentals for teaching this age group.

What will you learn?

This course covers a range of topics for teaching students aged 13-17 years old. It will help you gain a deeper understanding of how to effectively teach teenagers, including:

  • Understanding the characteristics of teenagers
  • The skills of a teenagers teacher
  • Classroom management
  • Strategies for effective learning
  • Engagement and Motivation
  • Planning a lesson
  • Differentiation and Special Educational Needs
  • Teacher-Parent Communication 
  • Selecting Coursebooks and Resources
  • Activities, Games and integrating technology 
  • Methods and Approaches: PBL, TBL and CLIL

How will this course help you develop?

During the online Teaching Teens course you will develop your awareness of what children aged 13 to 17 enjoy and what strategies work best to motivate them to learn. In addition to instilling confidence in potential employers that you are able to teach teenagers effectively, you will gain more confidence and learn how to create engaging, interesting lessons for them.

How will the course work?

For information about how this course works, the schedule and how you will be assessed, we recommend reading our FAQs section at the bottom of this page.

Course tutors

As a participant of the Teaching Teens course, you will receive personalised guidance from Charlotte Giller.

How can you take this course?

Online one-to-one course

  • Flexible – study over 3 or 6 weeks
  • 30 hours
  • Personalised attention from an expert tutor
  • Feedback on tasks and live tutorials