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Best Online Courses in Teaching 2019/2020

Enrolling in an online course is a fantastic way to invest in your education without the commitment and inconvenience that an on-campus class may demand. An online course gives you access to the class you want to take through a web-based classroom environment.

What is an online course in teaching? An online course in teaching is an introductory class that acquaints students with the pedagogical context for the practices and principles that inform teaching. This class may cover the role and responsibility of a teacher as well as the activities and classroom interactions that make for successful teaching. Educational theory and its practical application will likely be explored through case studies and critical analyses. From this coursework, students should develop their own teaching philosophy and foundation for lesson plans.

Honing ones’ skills as a teacher and learning about the profession’s historical context can impart the skills necessary to succeed in a classroom. This benefits aspiring teachers, but it also serves any student who seeks to develop leadership skills.

There are a variety of factors used to calculate the cost of enrolling in such a course. Your location, school of choice and the number of credits are all important, but regardless of the cost, you may be eligible for scholarships that can mitigate the expense.

Taking an online course in teaching is a great step towards pursuing a career in the educational field. If you aspire to be a teacher, this class is typically a prerequisite for your career goals, but it can also provide skills that lead to other educational positions, such as administrator, curriculum development specialist, teaching supervisor or educational consultant. Other potential positions, outside of a school environment, include training director or leadership specialist.

Enrolling in an online course in teaching is easy once you find the right school. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The Internet Business School

Learn How To Create And Sell Your Own Bespoke Online Training Courses – Live Events ... [+]

Learn How To Create And Sell Your Own Bespoke Online Training Courses – Live Events

This intensive training course covers every element of the online course creation system you will need. Learn how to identify niche markets you can capitalize on, plan and create your own online training course and follow the step-by-step creation process to getting your own training course online fast.

The online ‘education market’ is expanding rapidly as the appeal of being able to learn at your own pace from the comfort of your own home is growing year on year. Online training courses are a great way for people to learn new skills, keep up to date with moving trends and gain easy access to information to advance careers without interfering with their lifestyles too much.... [-]

United Kingdom Bethersden
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Premier TEFL

120 hour online TEFL training ... [+]

120 hour online TEFL training ACDL & TQUK accredited qualification Internationally recognized certificate 70+ page Grammar eBook Downloadable TEFL course book Expert job hunting advice Learn on any device Flexible study schedule Personal tutor support 3 months study time 120 training hours Why take the 120-hour Advanced TEFL Course?

The majority of TEFL employers, especially those who offer attractive teaching salaries, prefer to hire teachers with a minimum of 120 hours tuition.

Our premium 120 hours advanced TEFL course is ideal for TEFL beginners; you don’t need any previous experience, just fluent English and a passion for new adventures. Coordinated by real teaching English professionals, the internationally recognized certificate trains you in all the fundamental skills you need to teach English as a second or foreign language.... [-]

Ireland Cork
Open Enrollment
120 hours
Online
Oplex Careers

The online CPD Accredited Level 3 Teaching Assistant course will provide learners with an insight into how to effectively work in the classroom environment. Whether it is ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

The online CPD Accredited Level 3 Teaching Assistant course will provide learners with an insight into how to effectively work in the classroom environment. Whether it is primary, secondary or a SEN school setting, this teaching assistant course covers all the important aspects that need to be learnt. Whether you are currently working in a role an want to gain knowledge or you just want to add this course on your CV, you can get started instantly and start learning all the important aspects about teaching assistants.

Course Highlights Price: Only £49.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 80 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 10-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Oplex Careers

This Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Methods Course will provide learners with a new and challenging insight into working in a learning environme ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

This Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Methods Course will provide learners with a new and challenging insight into working in a learning environment with children and young people, discussing your role supporting children, young people and the class teacher. Covering aspects of SEND from ADHD to Autism Spectrum Disorder, this course aims to boost learning understanding of the topic. Whether you currently work in schools, are wanting to work in this field, or simply want to gain new skills, this course is perfect.

Course Highlights Price: Only £19.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 70 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 11-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Oplex Careers

The online CPD Accredited Level 4 Higher Learning Teaching Assistant course will provide learners with an insight into how to effectively work in the classroom environmen ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

The online CPD Accredited Level 4 Higher Learning Teaching Assistant course will provide learners with an insight into how to effectively work in the classroom environment. Whether it is primary, secondary or a SEN school setting, this Level 4 higher learning teaching assistant course covers all the important aspects that need to be learnt. Whether you are currently working in a role an want to gain knowledge or you just want to add this course on your CV, you can get started instantly and start learning all the important aspects about teaching assistants.

Course Highlights Price: Only £59.00 Was £349.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 90 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 12-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 4 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Oplex Careers

The online TEFL Level 2, 3 and 4 courses will provide learners with a detailed insight of how to support the learning of those who English is not their first language, wi ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

The online TEFL Level 2, 3 and 4 courses will provide learners with a detailed insight of how to support the learning of those who English is not their first language, within the learning environment. As part of the Level 2 course, you will learn key skills to teach the basics of grammar and vocabulary; then further exploring important aspects of technology in the classroom, teaching receptive and productive skills as part of the level 3, and in much greater detail in the level 4. Whether you are currently working in this field of teaching or you just want to add this course on your CV to get started in the teaching field, you can get started instantly and start learning all the important aspects about TEFL in the classroom.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Distance Learning Centre

The Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a ... [+]

The Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.

The course aims to enable learners to understand the roles and a responsibility of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools, and provides an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively and in a self-directed way.

It also prepares learners to support the Teacher and the delivery of the curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
180 hours
Online
Distance Learning Centre

Distance Learning Centre's Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Level 2 home study course is available for students over the age of 16 years and who are intere ... [+]

Distance Learning Centre's Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Level 2 home study course is available for students over the age of 16 years and who are interested in working within a school in the role of a Teaching or Classroom Assistant or a Learning Support Assistant. It is a competency based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have voluntary placement of at least 50 hours in total.

The NCFE Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification is a nationally recognised study programme.

This course provides successful students with a Level 2 Certificate Qualification listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Database with 30 credits.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
180 hours
Online
Distance Learning Centre

The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, C ... [+]

The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.

This is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people.

It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

As it's a knowledge-based qualification, it can be taken by learners not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training/induction for those new in post.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
80 find your juris doctor
Online
Distance Learning Centre

The Level 2 – Teaching Assistant Course has been created for people who are looking to get a better understanding of the main principles and practices of teaching assista ... [+]

The Level 2 – Teaching Assistant Course has been created for people who are looking to get a better understanding of the main principles and practices of teaching assistant positions. The Teaching Assistant Course can be studied at home or at work and has been designed to give students a full comprehensive knowledge and many skills that are needed for a classroom support position. This course also covers an extensive range of classroom support activities. The Teaching Assistant Course Covers these Four Compulsory Units:

Teacher Support Pupil Support Curriculum Support School Support

The Teaching Assistant Course Also Covers Five Optional Units (3 Needed):

ICT in the Classroom Support Special Education Needs Pupil Support Literacy Development Support Numeracy Department Support Working with Others Pre-Requirements ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
100 hours
Online
UK Open College

This home study qualification has been developed for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s workforce in Early Years, Nursery and Reception Class Settin ... [+]

This home study qualification has been developed for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s workforce in Early Years, Nursery and Reception Class Settings. It is ideal for learners who are just starting out in their career and do not feel ready to take a full Level 3 qualification. An ideal first step for those students looking to progress onto the new early years' educator course in the future. Recognised & Accepted by OFSTED.

Suitable for those in full or part-time learning or employment, it builds the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth up to 19 years. On completion, learners will be able to work under guidance, in a wide range of job roles.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
320 hours
Online
UK Open College

This Higher Level 4 Teaching Assistant (HLTA) home study course is linked to the professional standards for HLTA status which set out for teachers, employers and parents ... [+]

This Higher Level 4 Teaching Assistant (HLTA) home study course is linked to the professional standards for HLTA status which set out for teachers, employers and parents the contribution to pupils’ learning that HLTAs can be expected to make. This distance learning course will help students prepare for an HLTA position.

These set out the expectations for planning, monitoring, managing and evaluating learning within the framework of guidance and supervision agreed with the assigned teacher and in accordance with arrangements made by the head teacher of the school.

There is a mixture of question types requiring a range of responses, including descriptive answers or the completion of practical activities. If you are currently working with children, the activities may be used in support of your particular role. However, if you are not actively working with children at present, you will find that wherever possible the questions are structured to provide you with alternative means of answering them. You may find it profitable to approach the head of one of your local schools, to explain what you are doing and to see whether there are any opportunities for you to gain experience by helping out in the school on a purely voluntary basis.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
240 hours
Online
UK Open College

This TQUK accredited “Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools” level 3 course is suitable for all support staff roles in schools. The course aims to enable l ... [+]

This TQUK accredited “Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools” level 3 course is suitable for all support staff roles in schools. The course aims to enable learners to understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools. It prepares students to support the Teacher and the delivery of curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and to acquire the skills of learning. Fully recognised & accepted by OFSTED.

The course also helps to further develop professional and technical skills and knowledge and aims to deliver an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within a school.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
80 hours
Online
Bermuda College

You will leave this course with the ability to plan a unit of instruction, write useful lesson plans, and deliver content with greater confidence and with the optimum cha ... [+]

Designing and Delivering Training Programmes

(self-paced, guided lessons on MOODLE)

This course begins with Self-Discovery to determine which of the learning foundations come more naturally for you (Behaviorist, Cognitivist, Constructivist, etc). You will be encouraged to adopt other foundations as you being to plan for, design for, and train populations of all types. This course discusses learning styles, domains of instruction, and how to write learning outcomes that fit the criteria of Bloom’s Taxonomy.

You will leave this course with the ability to plan a unit of instruction, write useful lesson plans, and deliver content with greater confidence and with the optimum chance to meet the needs of the learners and the teaching task, whether you are teaching facts, concepts, processes, procedures, or principles.... [-]

Bermuda Hamilton
September 2019
Part-time
Online
International Career Institute

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Al ... [+]

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Although this profession does come with challenges, becoming a teacher’s aide can be very fulfilling. Just enter the field prepared by completing a teacher’s aide course from ICI and you will surely find success and stability in this career.

Course Outline Educational psychology Office practices Classroom delivery Skills Course writing and development Careers Counselling Counselling and psychology Career Prospects

A teacher's aide, also referred to as teacher assistant or integration aide, render support to preschool, elementary, and high school teachers. They can solely assist in clerical and administrative tasks, work closely with students, or perform both as needed. Specific duties include:... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online