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PDELT Summer School


The Professional Development for English Language Teachers is designed for English language teachers working in global educational institutions. The PDELT course is delivered over three weeks in the Summer at the University of Warwick campus and is aimed at English language teachers who:

  •  are teaching English at a global tertiary institution.
  • are teaching students in the latter years of secondary school in preparation for their university study.

Key objectives of the course

    • To develop teachers’ knowledge of language teaching methodologies, along with the confidence and skills to apply them effectively in the classroom
    • To improve teachers’ competency and confidence in using English in a wholly immersive learning environment, both inside and outside of the classroom
    • To increase teachers' ability to select and develop teaching materials that are relevant, engaging and authentic, and to familiarise them with a wide range of technological tools designed to enhance their own learning and future teaching practice
    • To promote teachers’ ability to support their own professional development, and encourage teachers to become reflective practitioners
    • To provide an opportunity for teachers to engage in peer observation and observed micro-teaching practice, and to receive constructive, critical feedback
    • To nurture creativity and pedagogical diversity in support of learning.

    Programme Fee

    The tuition fee includes:

    • Delivery of the programme according to the outline above.
    • Accommodation – Participants stay in student accommodation on campus or in student accommodation off campus a short bus ride away. Airport collection on arrival (accompanied) and drop-off at the end of the programme, if travelling as a group of 10 or more.
    • Cultural trips to places such as, London and Oxford.
    • University registration which gives physical access to the library and IT facilities.
    • A welcome lunch on the first day and a farewell lunch on the final day of the programme with Faculty staff.
    • Free access to the University of Warwick’s state-of-the art Sports Centre and wider sports facilities Gym, fitness, swim & more | Sports and Wellness Hub (
    • Warwick certificate of completion and group photograph.

    PDELT 2024 - Monday 8th - Friday 26th July

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