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

Celebrating differentiation in the classroom

20.10.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Come to our interactive webinar and brush up on your techniques for embracing differentiation in your language class.


“Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way”- George Evans

Webinar 2

Teaching for success 

27.10.2022 live at 17.00 CET

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


“The purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows” – Sydney J. Harris

Webinar 3

Promoting risk taking in language learning

03.11.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Please join us in this interactive webinar and explore how we can promote risk taking to maximum effect in a non-threatening, safe environment.


“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” – Anon

Webinar 4

Developing learner autonomy

10.11.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Join our interactive webinar to explore ways of empowering our students with the tools and strategies to become better autonomous learners. 


“You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.”- Galileo Galilei

Webinar 5

Developing critical thinking

17.11.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Sign up for this interactive webinar and take away new tips on how to foster critical thinking for life long learning for your students. 


“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see” – Alexandra K. Trenfor

Webinar 6

Developing collaborative learners

24.11.2022 live at 17.00 CET

Join this interactive webinar to pick up practical tips for nurturing collaborative learning both inside and outside the language classroom.


“Individually we are one drop; but together we are an ocean” – Ryunosoke Satoro

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