About this course

This is a two-week online course designed for teachers who teach children below the age of 6. The course gives you a chance to explore useful strategies for the successful planning and management of a pre-primary class, and to examine ways in which you can create a fun and productive learning environment through developing better communication with your students.

The course comprises 8 input sessions in addition to 2 microteaching sessions. 

Course Content

  1. Early Reading and Initial Writing
  2. Classroom and Behaviour Management 
  3. Using Puppets
  4. Using Songs and Chants
  5. Microteaching session 1 
  6. Teaching Language through Storytelling
  7. Teaching Phonics
  8. Lesson Planning Tips and Technics
  9. Teaching Early Years Online 
  10. Microteaching session 2

How long are the online training sessions?

The duration of each online training session is 1.5 hours. The training sessions run from Sunday to Thursday over a period of 2 weeks.

You will receive a certificate at the end of the programme. The course sessions you take will be indicated on your certificate along with the number of training hours.

What skills and equipment do I need for the course? 

  • Your English level needs to be Intermediate or above. This will be assessed during the interview stage.
  • You should be computer literate and comfortable working with technology for extended periods.
  • You should have access to a device with a functioning camera and good microphone (preferably a laptop, rather than a phone or tablet) and have a good internet connection. You should also have access to the Zoom platform and a quiet working space where you won’t be disturbed when working online.

How to apply

Who is this for?

Pre-primary stage Teachers 

How do I apply?

Step one:

Register using the following Google form:


Deadline: 15 July 2021

Step two:

You will be contacted via email to inform you about your interview slot. To successfully pass the interview, your English level needs to be Intermediate or above.

Step three: 

If you are successful, you will receive an email with instructions to complete the booking process. 

Calendar and Fees

The upcoming course starts on August 1 and ends on 12 August 2021.

The sessions will run from 10:30 to 12:00 pm from Sunday to Wednesday and from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Thursdays.

Course Fees: EGP 4500

Course Fees can be paid either in person at any of our British Council offices or through bank transfer.

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