Graduate Certificate in Teaching Intensive English as a Second Language (TIESL-EIALS)

Graduate Certificate in Teaching Intensive English as a Second Language (TIESL-EIALS)

In accordance with the recent changes made by the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport to the elementary and secondary pedagogical curricula, and in collaboration with the office of Continuing Education, the Bishop’s University School of Education has developed this graduate certificate in order to provide the needed ongoing professional development for in-service ESL teachers.

Bourses individuelles de perfectionnement – Formation accélérée en enseignement – Apprentissage de l’anglais, langue seconde.

Program Description

In collaboration with specialists, researchers, and ESL teaching practices, this program focuses on the ownership of interpersonal and linguistic skills, the development of communication strategies, and interactive activities between the teachers and students.

This program commits to developing and perfecting the:

  • Knowledge of and skills in the pedagogy of teaching ESL;
  • Comprehension of new trends and theories in teaching ESL;
  • Pedagogical leadership for implementing an ESL program.

Courses Offered

Teaching and Learning in Intensive EnglishJuly 2016Bishop’s University
Building Oral CompetenciesJuly 2016Bishop’s University
Course and Curriculum Design in Intensive EnglishFall 2016Online
Intensive English: New Trends and TheoriesWinter 2017Online
Language Learning Through English CulturesSpring 2017Online
GraduationMay 2017 Bishop’s University

See the complete program descriptions and dates.

Admission Requirements

A certified teacher, an educational administrator, an undergraduate, or a graduate from an approved university may apply to the Graduate Certificate.

At least two years of professional teaching experience

See our promotional flyer (in French only).