Develop teaching skills  

Classroom observation

Customised group training

Group TESOL Training

Becoming an English language teacher opens up a world of opportunities, whether you’re looking to enter the profession or to develop your existing skills.

Navitas English and the Australian TESOL Training Centre (ATTC) have been transforming students into teachers since 1983. Navitas English will continue to work with ATTC and bring the same level of quality teacher-training courses to groups who want to develop and improve their skills in the classroom.

Navitas English offers teacher training programs for international teachers of English at a primary and high school and tertiary level. ATTC closed group training can be tailored for English language teachers (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary), English literature teachers and lecturers, and teacher trainers.  

ATTC study group programs focus on English language development and teaching methodology and are tailored to your group’s needs. The program can incorporate modules from English for Teaching Children, English for Teaching Teenagers and the Certificate IV TESOL.

TESOL training is ideal for institutions wanting to develop the skills of their primary, high school or tertiary level teachers. Observation in real classrooms is integrated into lesson plans to enhance the practical learning outcomes.

Navitas English group ATTC programs include:


  • English level testing
  • Up to 20 hours of English TESOL training lessons each week 
  • Access to internet and language centre facilities
  • All study materials provided by Navitas English 
  • Complimentary Navitas English folder, note pad and t-shirt
  • Graduation ceremony and certificate

Travel and accommodation (optional)

  • Return airport transfer direct to and from homestay
  • Homestay with an Australian family
  • Three meals a day
  • Transport costs to and from school (public or private transport)

Activities (optional)

  • Guided tours to Navitas colleges and university partners
  • Cultural, sporting and adventure excursions 
  • Transport to and from activities (public transport or private bus)
  • Group photo souvenir

Your learning outcomes

Your learning outcomes will depend on your group’s study goals and choice of TESOL topics, learning outcomes can include:

  • developing an understanding of teaching and learning principles
  • lesson planning
  • classroom management and engaging learners
  • teaching grammar, functional language and situational language
  • developing and teaching reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
  • understanding education systems.

English for Teaching Children: Intermediate

English for Teaching

Courses can be created for groups with lower English levels, please email us to discuss your group's requirements.

Course content

  • Methodology, different approaches including tutor demonstrations
  • Teaching; practising vocabulary, grammar, functional language and situational language
  • Receptive skills
  • Teaching readingand developing reading skills
  • Teaching listening, developing listening skills
  • Productive skills
  • Teaching speaking, developing speaking skills
  • Teaching writing, developing writing skills
  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Engaging learners; developing learner self-awarenes
  • Teaching face to face, teaching online, teaching in blended environments
  • Resources and materials
  • Working with songs, short stories, novels, films
  • English for teachers; language awareness, analysis and development
  • Education systems; local school visits and observations of Navitas English classes
  • Assessment and teaching practice
  • Professional development; reflection on learning and teaching; continuing professional development, communities of learning (of practice); personal learning networks; SIGs (special interest groups); action research; publishing articles
  • Teacher training, mentoring and coaching
  • Living in Australia, Australian culture; political systems
  • Being part of a homestay 
  • Western art, music, literature

Choice of study locations

Group TESOL training programs are offered at our Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney schools.

See more information on the Brisbane schoolSee more information on the Manly Beach schoolSee more information on the Sydney Hyde Park schoolSee more information on the Hawthorn Melbourne schoolSee mor einformaiton on the Perth North Metro TAFE schoolSee more information on the Perth schoolSee more information on the Darwin school

Courses are delivered by Navitas English Services Pty Ltd (ACN 002 069 730), CRICOS Provider 00289M.