Teacher Education in English
Teacher Education in English is a four-year programme in an international setting and has been taught in the English language since 2015. Towards the end of your second year you will spend ten weeks soaking up Culture and Speaking skills in an English Speaking country. We want to inspire you to become a great English teacher and an inspiration to your students. Within two months of studying you will be in a school or college to start your work placement as part of your training. About 60% of your teachers are native English speakers. All this makes for a truly international programme, preparing you for an exciting career as a qualified English teacher.
Useful to know
|Application Deadline||1 May – students living in the Netherlands (Dutch or Foreign nationality), 1 May (non-EU students) & 1 August (EU students)|
|Location||Padualaan 97 Utrecht|
|Croho-name||B Teacher Education in English|
Learn how to inspire your students
You’ll learn what it’s like to be a teacher and how to teach the English language and literature to young people. With special attention to methodology, research, pedagogics and, of course, an internship from year one onwards for a lot of hands-on experience as a teacher.
finds a job within 1.5 years
Career goals: a qualified English teacher
Start a career teaching English as a second language in the lower years of Dutch secondary education, or in vocational or language schools. With a higher level qualification (Bachelor of Education, B.Ed), you can pursue a long-term career in education, and it can lead to senior positions in schools, such as head of department or director of studies.
How to apply
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Brochure of the programme
Want an overview of this programme? In the brochure you'll find all about the programme in one handy document.
Admission requirements Teacher Education in English
Applying after secondary school?
If you want to start with the Teacher Education in English degree programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma at a sufficient level and English proficiency of at least CEFR level B2. Of course, love for English and teaching is a must!
Applying without a diploma?
Are you 21 years or older and you don't have a (sufficient) diploma? Then you'll need to take an admission test.
Does this programme suit you?
You enjoy being surrounded by others, have an affinity with young people and possess great communicative and social skills.
English Language Lover
You are passionate about the English language and culture. You enjoy reading and writing and are curious about other cultures.
In your spare time you like to spend time on creative writing, music, theatre, plays, scouting and developing games.
"Thanks to this course, I met other international students who are studying to become teachers."Ayşim Wildermann (19) First year student at Teacher Education German and English
"The programme allows for a lot of practical experience, you are assigned to an internship already in your first year and get to observe real-life lessons."Aleksandra Kostrzewa (20) Student Teacher Education in English and French (double degree)