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

Vocabulary matters

24.02.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Join our interactive webinar to pick up practical tips for effective vocabulary teaching.


“Words are our most inexhaustible source of magic” - JK Rowling

Webinar 2

Speaking matters

03.03.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Sign up for this interactive webinar and take away new tips for building your students’ confidence in speaking.


“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn” - Benjamin Franklin

Webinar 3

Listening matters

10.03.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Come to our interactive webinar and brush up your techniques for teaching listening.


“All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer” - Robert Louis Stevenson

Webinar 4

Writing matters

17.03.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Please join us in this interactive webinar and explore how we can inspire our students to write.


“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.” - Robert Louis Stevenson

Webinar 5

Reading matters

24.03.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Join our interactive webinar to look at ways of effectively teaching reading skills.


“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” - Margaret Fuller

Webinar 6

Grammar matters

31.03.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Make sure you don’t miss this interactive webinar looking at ways to make teaching grammar fun and memorable.


“The past is always tense, the future perfect.” - Zadie Smith

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