Monday 31 August 2015 - 00:00 to Sunday 11 October 2015 - 00:00
FutureLearn Online Course

Join a global community of English language teachers with the British Council’s free online course Professional Practices for English Language Teaching.

The course draws on the British Council’s expertise and experience in teacher training and teacher development. It introduces you to some of the professional practices of the British Council’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework. It is useful for teachers of English at primary, secondary or higher levels and it will help you develop the skills and practices you need for your CPD.

  • Free online course
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • 2 hours per week
  • Certificates available

Topics include lesson planning, classroom management and resources and continuing professional development. You will be guided through the course by our tutors, and you can share your experiences and opinions with other English language teachers from around the world.


The course is aimed at teachers of English as a foreign language at all levels. Intermediate level English (around B1 on the CEFR) is required.