Young Learner courses

Courses for teachers of young learners

Teaching young learners is a hugely important field in language teaching and not one that most pre-service courses (like CELTA) can prepare teachers fully for. But, nevertheless, most teachers in language schools find themselves teaching at least some young learners (who can be any age from 3 to 17).

Our young learner courses and workshops are designed to help equip you to face the challenges of a young learner classroom – and enable you to add a big "plus" to your CV.

All our young learner courses at a glance

CELTA extension course

CELTA extension course

Next course: September 2019

60 hours over two weeks, our Young Learner extension course adds valuable specialised skills to what you learnt on your CELTA course.

Very young learners


Next course: September 2019

Our five-session VYL course, for those teaching 5-7 year olds, is either full-time over 5 days in September or part-time, November to December.

Workshop series

ELT TEFL courses at IH Barcelona

Next series Nov 2018-April 2019

Our young learner workshops run in a series of Friday morning sessions, November to April.

ELT Conference

IH Barcelona ELT Conference

2019 February 8-9

Teaching English to young learners is always one of the major (and most popular) strands at our annual Conference in February.


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