Secondary Teachers of English
Courses in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland for Teachers of English at Secondary Level
INTERNATIONAL STUDY PROGRAMMES has 35 years' experience in organising a variety of courses for overseas teachers of English at secondary level.
We specialise in designing courses to meet the training requirements of all types of educators, ranging from teacher trainers to trainee teachers or teachers with a special interest, such as English literature or motivating slow learners, or teachers in vocational schools.
ISP courses are noted for the expertise of their teacher trainers, who have vast experience in training European teachers of English and many exciting ideas to impart.
The ISP courses "Creative Activities & Motivating Materials for the Secondary Classroom" provide teachers with the opportunity:
- to gain a huge variety of new teaching ideas & motivating materials ready to use in the classroom.
- to keep abreast of changes in British Life and Society and the Education System and of new developments in the English Language
- to improve/perfect their language skills
- to exchange ideas and develop links with teachers from other countries.
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 courses listed below for teachers of English to pupils aged 10-19. (Click on each course for full details.)
The Cardiff, Belfast and Dunfermline courses include a focus on Wales, Ireland and Scotland respectively (History, Culture, Traditions, Literature, Politics, etc).
Courses marked ■ focus on Using Technology for Teaching English.
Courses marked # in Chelmsford feature practical methodology workshops providing stimulating materials and ideas for teaching aspects of life in Britain Today.
Courses marked ● in Colchester focus on Teaching English with Minimal Resources.
Courses marked ▲ in Maidstone have a particular focus on improving teachers' own language skills in addition to practical methodology workshops.
Courses marked ♦ in Shrewsbury and Southampton focus on Teaching English in an Inclusive Classroom.
All the other (unmarked) courses focus on Creative Activities and Motivating Materials for the Secondary Classroom.
|SPRING||1 WEEK COURSES||2017|
|Southampton||4 February - 12 February||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Colchester||11 February - 19 February ●||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||18 February - 26 February ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||4 March - 12 March #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Maidstone||18 March - 26 March||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||1 April - 9 April||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Dunfermline||8 April - 16 April||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cambridge||16 April - 23 April||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||22 April - 30 April ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Maidstone||22 April - 30 April||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cambridge||29 April - 7 May||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||13 May - 21 May #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|SUMMER||1 WEEK COURSES||2017|
|Dunfermline||3 June - 11 June||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Colchester||10 June- 18 June ●||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||24 June - 2 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||8 July - 16 July ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Ipswich||8 July - 16 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Shrewsbury||8 July - 16 July ♦||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||15 July - 23 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||22 July - 30 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Gloucester||29 July - 6 August||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||5 August- 13 August ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Dunfermline||12 August - 20 August||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Colchester||19 August - 27 August ●||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||26 August - 3 September||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|AUTUMN||2 WEEK COURSES||2017|
|Cambridge||3 September - 15 September||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||24 September - 6 October #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||1 October - 14 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||1 October - 13 October ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cheltenham||8 October - 20 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Exeter||15 October - 28 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Exeter||22 October - 4 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||29 October - 10 November #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||6 November - 19 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||12 November - 24 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||12 November - 24 November ♦||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|AUTUMN||1 WEEK COURSES||2017|
|Cambridge||2 September - 10 September||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||23 September - 1 October #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||30 September - 8 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||30 September - 8 October ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cheltenham||7 October - 15 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Exeter||21 October - 29 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||28 October - 5 November #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||11 November - 19 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||11 November - 19 November ♦||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|SPRING||1 WEEK COURSES||2018|
|Southampton||27 January - 4 February||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Colchester||10 February - 18 February ●||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||17 February - 25 February ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cambridge||3 March - 11 March||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Ipswich||10 March - 18 March||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||24 March - 1 April #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||31 March - 8 April||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Portsmouth||7 April - 15 April||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||15 April - 22 April ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Maidstone||28 April - 6 May||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cambridge||5 May - 13 May||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Dunfermline||19 May - 27 May||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|SUMMER||1 WEEK COURSES||2018|
|Cheltenham||10 June - 17 June||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||23 June - 1 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||7 July - 15 July ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Ipswich||7 July - 15 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Shrewsbury||7 July - 15 July ♦||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||14 July - 22 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||21 July - 29 July||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Gloucester||28 July - 5 August||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||4 August - 12 August ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Dunfermline||11 August - 19 August||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Colchester||18 August - 26 August ●||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||25 August - 2 September||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|AUTUMN||2 WEEK COURSES||2018|
|Cambridge||2 September - 14 September||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||23 September - 6 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||30 September - 12 October ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cheltenham||7 October - 19 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Exeter||14 October - 27 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Exeter||21 October - 3 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||28 October - 9 November #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||5 November - 18 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||11 November - 23 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||11 November - 23 November ♦||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|AUTUMN||1 WEEK COURSES||2018|
|Cambridge||1 September - 9 September||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Belfast||22 September - 30 September||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cardiff||29 September - 7 October ■||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Cheltenham||6 October - 14 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Exeter||20 October - 28 October||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Chelmsford||27 October - 4 November #||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||10 November - 18 November||Programme||Course info||Location info|
|Southampton||10 November - 18 November ♦||Programme||Course info||Location info|
HOW TO APPLY FOR ERASMUS+ GRANTS
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.
Very interesting course. Very relevant to my students (and lots of fun too!)
Pascale Bianchi (France)
Gloucester Secondary Course
A vast amount of interesting new materials for the classroom presented in a very pleasant way. Very good mix of advanced English tuition and methodology. Extremely well-planned workshop.
Esther Fabian (Germany)
Gloucester Secondary Course
I've enjoyed this course very much. I was inspired by all the new materials we were shown. I'll try to make use of them in my lessons. I'm also much more self confident now as my English is fluent again. My host family, Mary & Martin, cared a lot about us. Whenever there was a problem they helped, assisted and supported us. They gave us rides in the car, and on top of that Mary is a first class cook! Thank you for this wonderful course! I hope to join in another course in a few years.
Karin Keser-Ahmadzadeh (Germany)
Cheltenham Secondary Course
I enjoyed this course very much. It has been a useful and really beautiful educational experience. I would be very happy if other teachers could take advantage of this great opportunity, which could certainly help them in their teaching and stimulate their students' interest as well. I will recommend it to my colleagues.
Silvana Turcinovich Petercol (Croatia)
Belfast Secondary Course
A very useful course for all English Teachers - to get to know more about teaching methodology and to visit a nice part of Great Britain. Now I feel more confident about my way of teaching. The course gave me plenty of new ideas and approaches I would like to try out as soon as I reach home.
The workshop on Teaching English was excellent. Gave us a lot of wonderful material, creative tasks and great new ideas.
It has been a very nice course. I shall definitely look for International Study Programmes again if/when going to England another time.
John Falkenberg (Denmark) - Maidstone Course
A very useful teacher training programme.
The workshops on Using Technology for Teaching English were great, fantastic; a lot of sources, inspiration, support, motivation. The websites provided are "treasure" for us teachers.
Hana Dĕdková (Czech Republic)
Cardiff Course: Using Technology for Teaching English
35 YEARS' EXPERIENCE
IN TRAINING TEACHERS
ON BEHALF OF
EUROPEAN MINISTRIES OF EDUCATION