How important is observed, supervised teaching practice?
How important is the practicum?Teaching practice is very important for you to feel more confident especially when you are new to the ESL/ESOL field. Employers prefer new graduates to have some teaching experience after graduating from a TESOL course. Most importantly, if you are taking our 120-hour Advanced TESOL Certificate or 250-hour TESOL Diploma, the 20-hour practicum is compulsory to obtain TESL Canada’s accreditation. The 20-hour Practicum can be completed at any TESL Canada centre that offers the Stand-Alone Practicum or at any ESL school in the world with the help of a qualified supervisor. (See Practicum for more information)
Why is the Practicum optional for OnTESOL?
There are many teachers who already have experience and others who are planning to teach abroad, and teaching practice or experience is not required by their future employers. For this reason, OnTESOL has separated this module from the online ...
Where can I complete the Practicum? What kind of assistance does OnTESOL provide?
On completion of the online course, we offer graduates a list of Canadian language schools where others have successfully completed this module and they meet TESL Canada requirements consistently. At the moment there are in-class and online options ...
Can I take the practicum outside of Canada?
You can take the Practicum anywhere in the world at an ESL school or community centre that offers ESL classes. The Practicum must be completed with adult ESL students (18+ Years old. Minimum 5 students per class). Graduates have to find a teacher ...