IH Certificate in Advanced Methodology
The IH CAM aims to increase teachers' theoretical knowledge of teaching, improve their practical teaching ability and self-analytical skills.
If the optional pre-Diploma sessions are followed, it will also raise a teachers' awareness of what they can expect from a Diploma level course and prepare them for it.
Who is it for?
- Qualified teachers with at least one year’s full-time experience (600 teaching hours)
- Experienced teachers wanting to expand their theoretical knowledge and skill base
- Teachers aiming for a Diploma level qualification such as the Cambridge DELTA
There are 25 sessions of which a candidate must do a minimum of 20. Sessions cover theories of language learning, language learners, skills and systems. .
Structure and assessment
The course is run online and taught by qualified tutors who have their DELTA or MA and an online teaching qualification. Participants are assessed on a portfolio comprising of homework tasks and a final assignment, all of which is moderated by the IH Assessment Unit. They are also expected to follow and contribute to the CAM course programme. There is no grading structure
The course lasts six months, with participants spending a minimum of 7 hours per week online and doing tasks.