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

Assessing learning

21.04.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Join this interactive webinar to pick up practical tips for effectively assessing learning and how that impacts on planning for differentiation in the classroom.


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

Webinar 2

Integrating technology

28.04.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Sign up for this interactive webinar and take away new tips on how to integrate technology into your classroom in a transformational way.


“Technology will never replace great teachers, but in the hands of great teachers, it’s transformational” - George Couros

Webinar 3

Managing the classroom

05.05.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Please join us in this interactive webinar and explore how we can manage our different classroom settings in an effective and participatory way.


´If we believe in active student learning, we must consider the variety of ways in which students are encouraged to participate”- Barrie Bennet & Peter Smilanich

Webinar 4

Promoting Life skills

12.05.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Join our interactive webinar to explore ways of integrating and promoting life skills into our teaching in the classroom.


“Learning how to learn is life's most important skill” - Tony Buzan

Webinar 5

Planning lessons and courses

19.05.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Come to our interactive webinar and brush up on your techniques for planning agile and fluid lessons and courses.


“If plan A fails, remember that you have 25 letters left” - Anon

Webinar 6

Developing creativity

26.05.2022 live at 17.00 CET

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


“Creativity is as important now in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status” - Ken Robinson

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