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:

https://forms.gle/hdWvo5ByDmkdy9X39

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 sessions run every Saturday at 10.00 am. Upcoming course dates will be shared on interview completion.

Course Fees: EGP 4500

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

If you have any enquiries, please contact us on 

externalteacher.training@britishcouncil.org