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For short-term jobs, the initial certificated courses are acceptable. However, if you wish to remain in the career and progress, you will need to take further qualifications. This will usually involve completing a diploma and the most common are:
Candidates for these qualifications will usually need to have a certificate-level qualification in teaching English as a foreign language as well as two years' work experience. The courses are usually offered on a full-time basis (taking around 8-10 weeks) or a part-time basis (taking one academic year). A distance learning DELTA is also offered through International House and the British Council and is validated by Cambridge ESOL.
It is also possible to go on to study for an MA in subjects such as teaching English as a foreign language or applied linguistics.
The National Association for the Teaching of English and Other Community Languages to Adults (NATECLA) and the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum (NALDIC) produce newsletters and journals and offer conferences and events, all of which can help with continuing professional development.
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