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Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in TESOL/TEFL

International Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in TESOL/TEFL

The International Advanced P G Diploma in TEFL/TESOL, developed and designed by ACT, is an inclusive and cutting-edge program apt for individuals who are keen to venture into the field of teaching ESL/EFL in global classrooms. The course provides the requisite boost to their career along with travel opportunities, Young Learners Teacher Training, Business English Teacher Training, 21st century teaching and Train the Trainer course are part of this exclusive course that provides a complete guidance regarding the nuances of corporate training. The advanced curriculum addresses numerous aspects relating to teaching English as a foreign language and aids trainees to contribute to the field of TEFL. It ensures that trainees get a tight grip on the various approaches, the practical teaching skills and an in-depth understanding of the TEFL methods through specially designed content comprising text and videos. The students gain the much-needed confidence to face global classrooms through this self-paced program.

The course rounds off with Education Management along with Special Education (Learning Disabilities or ADHD or Autism) which will equip candidates further with the procedure of running an educational institution effectively and provide a detailed idea about teaching SEN learners. This will, in turn, create a congenial working environment utilizing human and material resources efficiently.

Duration, Fee & Eligibility

  • The International Advanced P G Diploma in TEFL/TESOL course is of 500 hours’ duration (120-hour TEFL + 100-hour 21st century teaching + 60-hour YLTT + 60-hour BETT + 60-hour TTT + 60-hour Ed. Management + 40-hour Special Education: Autism or ADHD or LD)
  • It will take 500 hours or a maximum of 20 months to complete
  • Course materials are available online, along with video links that help and support the candidates
  • There are projects and research module as well as assignments at the end of every module
  • The program comes at a reasonable fee of 850 USD
  • Candidates applying for this program need to be above 18 years of age and possess a Bachelor's degree in any subject
  • Candidates need to have a computer and an internet connection in order to pursue the program
Duration Fees Eligibility
500 hours / 20 months 850 USD | 680 GBP | 29200 THB Bachelor’s degree

Admission Process

  • For all online applications, the admission process is done online.
  • The application form has to be filled out by the candidate with all the details required in the application form, which then needs to be submitted online.
  • After the successful submission, an email containing the course details will be sent to the candidate followed by a phone call from ACT's representative.
  • Once the enlistment of the candidate is confirmed, the detail of the fee structure is mailed to the candidate.
  • We accept payment through Debit / Credit Card or by depositing Cash to ACT's bank account.
  • Once payment is received, a confirmation mail is sent to the candidates email account and the candidate gets access to the course materials.

Certification and Accreditation

  • On successful completion of the course, the candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers
  • ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world’s largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The prestigious EQAC - Education Quality Accreditation Commission has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) that has met all the standards set by this Commission
  • All TEFL courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • Asian College of Teachers is a member of ACTFL - American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • (ACT) is a member of the International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT)
  • ACT is a now an institutional member of IATEFL or International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
  • CPD Certification Service, UK has certified ACT’s TEFL programs
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC Education, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education

Job Opportunities

ACT’s International Advanced P G Diploma in TEFL/TESOL offers a wide range of opportunities for teaching English as a foreign language in inclusive 21st century classrooms. Certified graduates will get several job prospects in educational institutes, corporate organisations, language centres and several other organisations dealing with teaching and training. The Asian countries make for a significant and thriving part of the world in terms of recruiting EFL/ESL teachers. Thailand has been the most sought-after destination for EFL teachers for quite a while. Also, several well financed government initiatives are noticeable in places like Japan and with countries like South Korea and Vietnam gradually making its presence felt when it comes to learning English, in tune with rising demand for English language, teaching job openings are at an all-time high. Several Asian destinations such as China, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Taiwan are also counted among the top places for teaching/training job opportunities.


Module 1 TESOL Techniques, Lesson Plans & Classroom Management

  • Phase 1 - Introduction to TESOL
  • Phase 2 - The Study of English
  • Phase 3 - Teaching Techniques (Language Skills)
  • Phase 4 - Classroom Management
  • Phase 5 - Lesson Planning

Module 2 TESOL Resources, Need based Language Teaching & Teaching Young Pupils

  • Phase 6 - Need Based language Teaching
  • Phase 7 - Teaching Young Learners
  • Phase 8 - Text books and Materials

Module 3 21st Century Teaching Methodologies

  • Phase 1 - Observation
  • Phase 2 - Narration
  • Phase 3 - Discussion
  • Phase 4 - Explanation
  • Phase 5 – Questioning
  • Phase 6 - Demonstration
  • Phase 7 - Application
  • Phase 8 - Experiments
  • Phase 9 - Discovery Learning
  • Phase 10 - Feedback
  • Phase 11 - Graphic Organisers and Visualisation
  • Phase 12 - Grouping
  • Phase 13 - Checklists
  • Phase 14 - Product Descriptors and Rubrics

Module 4 Business Speaking/Writing, Course Design, Client Approach & Evaluation Methods

  • Phase 1- Introduction to Business English - Features and Components
  • Phase 2 - Need Analysis
  • Phase 3 - Course Design
  • Phase 4 - The Client Approach
  • Phase 5 - Feedback and Evaluation
  • Phase 6 - The Classroom Management
  • Phase 7 - Teaching Business Speaking
  • Phase 8 - Teaching Business Writing

Module 5 Teaching Young Learners, Developing Classroom Materials & Correction Techniques

  • Phase 1 - Language Learning and Language Acquisition
  • Phase 2 - Teaching Listening skills
  • Phase 3 - How to Handle mixed groups
  • Phase 4 - Material in the classroom
  • Phase 5 - Correction Techniques

Module 6 Need Analysis, Techniques, Feedback and other components of Train the Trainer

  • Phase 1 - Training and learning
  • Phase 2 - The Trainer
  • Phase 3 - Techniques
  • Phase 4 - The Group
  • Phase 5 - Need Analysis
  • Phase 6 – Feedback

Module 7 Components of Educational Administration, Management & Supervision

  • Phase 1 - Components of Educational Administration
  • Phase 2 - Human relations in Educational Administration
  • Phase 3 - Educational Supervision
  • Phase 4 - Decision Making in Education Management and Administration
  • Phase 5 - Curriculum Issues in Administration

Module 8 Understanding Learning Disabilities and Individualized Education Program

  • Phase 1 - Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • Phase 2 - Identifying Students with LDs
  • Phase 3 - Making sense of the IEPs
  • Phase 4 - Understanding Service Locations
  • Phase 5 - Learning the Right Teaching Strategies


Module 8 Common Characteristics of HFA/AS and Understanding Students with Autism

  • Phase 1 - Meet your Students with Autism
  • Phase 2 - Understand the Common Characteristics of HFA/AS
  • Phase 3 - Discover How Your Students Think
  • Phase 4 - Nurture Students' Social Skills
  • Phase 5 - Encourage Language Reciprocity


Module 8 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Overview, Symptoms & Identification

  • Phase 1 - Understanding Students With ADHD
  • Phase 2 - The Diagnostic Process
  • Phase 3 - Are They Putting in the Effort?
  • Phase 4 - ADHD and Brain Activation
  • Phase 5 - ADHD and Activity Level

Module 9 Microteaching - It enhances teaching skills and promotes effective teaching methods

Module 10 Peer teaching - Students teach their peers and observe & learn from each other

Support for Course

  • ACT provides constant tutor guidance and complete academic support as the students pursue the course
  • The course provides the students with the much flexibility, which allows them to complete it at their own pace
  • The students get adequate time to clarify all their doubts/queries through chat/email and telephone with their assigned tutor
  • There are online videos and references that give the students a classroom feeling and aid in their comprehension of the course
  • The course videos have an added advantage of being able to be downloaded even without internet
  • After successful completion of the course, candidates get complete placement assistance through our job portal and placement cell

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