Free online teacher training

Boost your teaching credentials with our free EF Teacher Development Certificate. Join us for six webinars with academic experts on different methods, approaches, and tools to make teaching a language more fun for you and your students.

How it works

You can earn your EF Teacher Development Certificate by attending all six one-hour webinars. They are free and take place several times per year (see dates below for upcoming sessions). The webinars are held in English and registration is open to teachers worldwide. At the end of the program we will send you the certificate by email.


Agenda for our upcoming webinar series

Webinar 1

Speak out

16.02.2023 - 17.00 CET

Make sure you don’t miss this interactive webinar looking at ways to inspire our students to speak out in the classroom and beyond.


“A foreign language is like a frail, delicate muscle, if you don’t use it, it weakens”- Jumpa Lahiri

Webinar 2

Effective error correction

23.02.2023 - 17.00 CET

Come to our interactive webinar and brush up your techniques for correction in your language classroom.


“An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it”- Orlando Aloysius Battista

Webinar 3

Effective assessment

02.03.2023 - 17.00 CET

Please join us in this interactive webinar and explore how we can best assess learning both inside and outside the classroom.


“Assessment is today's means of modifying tomorrow's instruction”- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Webinar 4

Success with CLIL

09.03.2023 - 17.00 CET

Sign up for this interactive webinar and take away new tips on how to maximize learning on Content and Language integrated learning.


“All students are language learners. All teachers are language teachers”- De Oliviera

Webinar 5

Motivating language learners

16.03.2023 - 17.00 CET

Join this interactive webinar to pick up practical tips for nurturing motivation both inside and outside the language classroom.


“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now”- Goethe

Webinar 6

Bottom up listening

23.03.2023 - 17.00 CET

Please come and join this interactive webinar and explore an alternative way of teaching listening.


“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply”- Stephen R. Covey

Can't make a session? No problem! You can still earn the certificate by watching the recording session that we send out to you after each live webinar.

What do teachers say about us?

"Thank you very much for all the webinars. All six were interesting and helped me look more critically at the way I teach. I will try to improve. Thank you again and hope you will have more interesting things for us in store."
Irina Rybalchenko - Znanye Language Center - Russia
"They were all very useful, informative and enjoyable. Some helped me structure what I already knew. Some gave me food for thought. I will certainly use your presenters' brilliant ideas and suggestions to make my lessons more effective and fun."
Tatyana Vidneyeva - Russia
"It was very beneficial as this a hot and trending topic nowadays. Also, we are trying to step up into using more tech in our classrooms, so it is good to know the basics."
Meric Tumer - Atilim University, Ankara - Turkey


Looking for more information? See the answers to our most frequently asked questions and get ready to earn your EF Teacher Development Certificate