Teacher Training Course

Shadows Professional Development

Shadows Professional Development is a U.K.-based organisation dedicated to professional development throughout the European Union, encouraging the sharing of best practice and the formation of lasting bonds with fellow professionals.
Shadows specialises in arranging courses in the E.U. for U.K. teachers and courses in the UK for teachers from abroad.

ERASMUS+ STRUCTURED TRAINING COURSES for teachers and educational staff

1. School Management Courses: (1 wk or 2 wks)
These courses were produced as a result of a pilot course arranged by the British Council Prague, the Educational Institute of Central Bohemia (VISK), Jazyky v zahraničí s.r.o. and Shadows Professional Development.
The programme is aimed at Head Teachers, Deputy Heads, School Management and Senior Teaching Staff as well as European Programme Coordinators or members of staff involved in Erasmus+ activities.

2. Bi-Component Structured Training Courses (2-8 wks)
One week Intensive English Language plus Practical Methodology in school (School Attachment)
This programme was the result of a Comenius initiative funded by the Department for Education and Skills and the European Commission involving the British Council UK, Tours Langues, France, and Shadows Professional Development.
This course is aimed at non-native speakers of English teaching Students aged a 4 -19. Participants increased their confidence in, and use of, the target language and gain new teaching strategies, skills and activities, methodological approaches and  resources.  Suitable for teachers involved in CLIL.

BEET Language Centre

BEET Language Centre

BEET Language Centre is one of the UK’s top English language schools. We’re a friendly, family-run school with over 42 years of experience.

We’re located in the UK’s beautiful, multi-award-winning seaside resort of Bournemouth; it’s the perfect place for students to study English and enjoy every moment of their free time too.

We offer a range of Face-to-Face courses including General English, Cambridge English (FCE, CAE, CPE) and IELTS Examination Preparation. Our team of experienced & dedicated teachers makes learning English a truly memorable experience, for all the right reasons!

All accommodation is within a maximum of 20 minutes’ walking distance from the school. We offer homestay, executive homestay, student house and en-suite summer apartment options.

Our students’ happiness is our top priority! We aim to provide a 5-star service across all aspects of students’ language stays; from the classes to the evening social programme, the welcome they receive from their host family to the atmosphere in the school canteen.

ETC International College

ETC International College

ETC International College is a specialist training centre based in Bournemouth offering English language, specialist English, Teacher Training, Further Education and Higher Education programmes. ETC was established in 1989 and since that time, we have worked with many high-profile international organisations, sponsors and embassies from around the world.

We are currently offering courses in General English, Specialist English (in 22 different subject areas, such as Medical English, Hospitality and Tourism English, etc), Exam preparation courses (IELTS, Cambridge suite, Trinity College GESE, etc), University Foundation Programmes (Business / Tourism and Hospitality, Engineering / Technology, IT), Teacher Training courses, Further Education courses and Higher Education courses.

Higher Education courses
– Business BTEC HNC and HND
– Engineering (Mechanical / Electronic / Electrical) BTEC HNC and HND.
– Specialist recognised Computing and Cyber Security courses.

Key benefits
– Focus on quality: ETC is inspected by Accreditation UK (British Council scheme), the Independent Schools Inspectorate, the OFS / QAA (the UK’s universities inspection scheme).
– Smooth progression routes between all of our courses: from English courses to exam preparation courses and on to university foundation programmes which can lead to one of the recognised Higher Education courses at ETC or at one of our partner universities.
– ETC is a Tier 4 sponsor, which means that it can provide students with a CAS number for their Student Visa (formerly called “Tier 4 / General Student Visa”).
– In addition to our homestay (host family) accommodation, we have our own Student Residence, so students can stay right next door to the main college buildings.
– ETC is located in the heart of Bournemouth, just 300 metres from the Square and the beach.



Anglo-Continental is one of the world’s leading English language teaching organisations. As a family run school with 72 years’ experience in teaching English, we understand the importance of individual care and attention whilst providing professional teaching to meet the needs and expectations of our clients. Anglo-Continental is accredited by The British Council and is a member of the professional associations, English UK and Business English UK.

Our facilities include 84 classrooms, Multi-Media Learning Centre, library, lecture rooms, language laboratories, computers with free internet access, Executive Centre, WI-FI, student restaurant, award winning gardens and sun terrace. The campus is within easy walking distance of Bournemouth’s town centre and beach.

Courses include short-term and long-term General English Courses, Academic Study Courses, Examination Preparation and Practice Courses (IELTS, First Certificate, Advanced Certificate in English, TOEFL and TOEIC), Business and Specialised Courses, Business Communication, Finance and Banking, Management, Marketing and Sales, Medical Practice, Legal Practice, Executive Courses, One-to-One Tuition, Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Preparation, CELTA Courses, English for Aviation, Club 50+ Courses, Vacation Courses (16-19 years old) and Young Learners’ Courses (10-15 years old).

The Arts University Bournemouth

Arts University Bournemouth

Established in 1885 as a specialist institute, the Arts University Bournemouth is a leading university offering high quality specialist education in arts, design and media across the creative industries. Both British and overseas students work together in a friendly and supportive environment where collaboration is the key to a successful study experience and future career. The University has an excellent reputation in the creative industries and many of its specialist courses are considered to be among the best in the country.