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English Literature

Courses for Teachers of English Focusing on Literature

Every October INTERNATIONAL STUDY PROGRAMMES organises a course in Cheltenham for overseas teachers of English.

This course takes place during the Cheltenham Festival of Literature and focuses on contemporary English literature and teaching literature in the EFL classroom.

The course includes attendance at Festival events involving prominent contemporary British writers, as well as a workshop on teaching Shakespeare and attendance at a Shakespeare play at Stratford-upon-Avon, a seminar on teaching literature in the EFL classroom and an opportunity to observe English literature classes in local secondary schools.


Please contact us if you would like us to make proposals for a course for a group of teachers. There is a wide choice of UK locations.


Individual teachers and groups are invited to enrol on the course below. (Click on each course for full details).

Cheltenham6 - 20 October & 6 - 15 OctoberCourse infoLocation info
Cheltenham5 - 14 October & 5 - 19 OctoberCourse infoLocation info


For information on how schools and colleges can apply for Erasmus+ (Erasmus Plus) funding for their teachers to attend ISP courses in the UK click here.

Teachers who already have funding are invited to enrol on any ISP course.