Teacher Training

The Training Course for Teachers of English is suitable for non-native secondary school teachers of English who have a minimum English level of Upper-Intermediate. The course is designed by our Teacher Training department to help teachers refresh their English language skills, explore new methodologies and different approaches to teaching a language and take home lots of practical ideas and activities to use with their own students.

Key Facts

Address: 5, Lad Lane – Dublin 2
Start Dates: 1 July & 29 July 2024
Age: 20+
25 hours per week: 09.00-13.15 Monday-Friday and 14.00-15.15 Monday-Thursday
Maximum class size: 15 students

Useful Programme Features

Theory/ practice: Understand the ‘thinking’ that goes into a successful communicative English language lessons, and how to execute this in the classroom.
Planning: How to effectively plan a language lesson using logical stages which will benefit your teaching.

Apollo Advantages


Apollo Social:
‘The Apollo Experience’ continues outside the school when you will visit the best attractions that Ireland has to offer & get involved in the Apollo Social programme with our fantastic Apollo Experience staff.

Apollo Real
World Learning

Apollo Real World Learning:
Apollo students will follow a structured programme to enable them to practice their English in real world situations such as job interviews, meetings, presentations, communicating by email & conducting skype calls though English.


Course Books:
Empower Series from Cambridge University Press with validated Assessment from Cambridge English Language Assessment (CELA)

No Summer

No Summer Supplements:
We do not charge supplements on courses or accommodation during Summer


Tuition Hours:

1 hour/lesson = 60 minutes


Bildungsurlaub Students:
In addition to the 25 hours of English classes, students have the option to take part in 5 hours extra per week of social, cultural and political classes in the afternoons.

Apollo GO
Goals and Objectives

Apollo GO Goals and Objectives:
1-1 tutorials half-way through their programme or monthly for long-term courses and again at the end of the course to ensure that the student’s individual goals are being reached.

Our Prices


Teacher training Course for Teachers of English 2 weeks
1 July & 29 July 2024
25 hours €825

Additional fees:

Course Books & Materials (all books): €80
Registration Fee: €75
Medical insurance up to 90 days (optional): €75

Accommodation is offered in brand new city centre student apartments in single bedrooms with private bathrooms within walking distance of the school for students aged 18+ as well as host family accommodation located in the suburbs of Dublin for students aged 16+.
View/download Adult School brochure here.
  • Apollo has amazing, good, professional teachers. The central location of the institute itself is 5 stars. The staff are really efficient and there is detailed organisation of every activity. We covered many interesting topics over the duration of the course. I recommend.
    Bernadette, Switzerland.
  • Fantastic course, we covered many interesting teaching methods and techniques which I look forward to applying in the classroom. The activities after school were also very lively and enjoyable.
    Agnes, Germany.
  • This is a well thought out course and the teachers and staff offer a lot of support. I came away with new teaching tools and strategies that I look forward to using with confidence.
    Charlotte, Austria.
  • I’ve really enjoyed my time with Apollo. The lessons are excellent and provided me with many ideas for lessons and activities. My teacher was knowledgeable and very experienced. I recommend the course to any teacher or interested student.
    Andre, Switzerland.
  • This course provided many chances for me to develop my understanding of teaching and learning. The lessons were a good duration and I was engaged the entire time. The activities after lessons were also interesting.
    Maria, Spain.
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