What is the CELTA certification?
Have you made the decision to pursue TESOL/ESL training? If so, congratulations! This is going to be one of the most exciting times of your life.
If you’ve done your research, you know that among all the TEFL certification programs, the one name that keeps coming up again and again is the CELTA. The CELTA certificate is like a passport: it gives you the capability, credentials and security of travel and work in many countries throughout the world.
The CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages), a TEFL certification (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), is a teaching certificate program run by University of Cambridge ESOL, the division of the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate responsible for English Language Teaching examinations.
All Cambridge CELTA certificates are accredited by the University of Cambridge. It’s known worldwide that Cambridge University is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world and is considered among the most prestigious universities globally.
As the official assessing body of the CELTA certification, Cambridge University ensures that the certificate and the course maintain the highest of standards in rigor, educational practices and up-to-date research on ESL theory and practice. At Shakespeare School, you can be assured that all course curriculums are designed carefully by following these standards.
Shakespeare School courses and tutors are assessed by a representative appointed by Cambridge ESOL. By taking the course at our centre, you are assured of the reputation of quality of Cambridge University and the CELTA, the most sought after certification by employers. We love knowing that our graduates can be proud of the heritage of their TEFL certification!
The CELTA program is arguably the most difficult and rigorous TESOL course offered. However, it is also the most rewarding. Our graduates will also tell you they have never learned such a vast amount of material in such a short time. That is why it’s very important to clear your schedule of distractions while pursuing your CELTA certification. Your hard work and focused efforts will result in leaving the course ready to succeed as a teacher. It is a truly unforgettable experience that will open doors to work, travel and meeting new people around the world!
Employers in the ESL community are aware of the standards of Cambridge University and its worldwide reputation for excellence. It is this reputation, the backing of the world’s fourth most recognised university, that demonstrates that the Cambridge CELTA certificate is the world’s most respected and recognised English language teaching certification.
The CELTA certificate takes you from wondering, “Can I do this?” to confidently asserting “I’ve got this!”
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“This course will be really useful when I go back to school and I hope my students will benefit from all I have learned.”
Marta J., Spain
“Although very intense, the CELTA course has to be where I have learned the most about teaching.”
Diana Graur, Romania
“I honestly can’t imagine teaching without the knowledge I’ve gained through the CELTA training.”
Ramona Ivan, Romania