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Teacher Certification Program

CoFFET's Teacher Certification Program has 4 levels.

Professional Teaching Certificate -Level 1

The Professional Certificate: Level One is intended to recognize ESL/EFL

educators who have completed an undergraduate degree and a CoFFET SOL/TEFL recognized training/certificate program or equivalent.

 

Eligibility

The Professional Certificate: Level One may be granted upon presentation of

certified evidence of:

 a) completion of an undergraduate degree at an accredited post secondary

institution. and

b) completion of a TESOL Certificate or TESOL Training Program

which includes:

 i. at least 120 hours of theory and methodology and

ii. a supervised practicum of at least 20 hours (10 hours of

observation and 10 hours of teaching under the supervision

of an instructor certified at a minimum of TESOL Japan

Professional Certificate: Level Two (Level Three or higher

preferred) or equivalent.

iii. at least 40hrs of attendance in workshops and conferences

 

Professional Teaching Certificate Level II

The Professional Certificate: Level Two is intended to recognize ESL/EFL

educators who have completed an undergraduate degree and a /CoFFET

recognized TESL Training Program, and have 2 years experience in the field, as

defined below.

 

Eligibility

The Professional Certificate: Level Two may be granted on the presentation of

certified evidence of:

a) The qualifications for the Professional Certificate: Level One, and

b) Completion of 1600 hours as an ESL/EFL instructor in a Young Learner Program /Environment. Over a minimum period of 2 years, and

c)  20hrs credited attendance in ELT workshops, conferences and seminars from last certification.

d) A positive evaluation by employer within 3 months validity from date of application.  

 

Professional Teaching Certificate Level III

The Professional Certificate: Level Three is intended to recognize ESL/EFL

educators who have completed an undergraduate degree and a CoFFET

recognized TESL Training Program, and have 10-12 years experience in the field, as defined below.

 

Eligibility

The Professional Certificate: Level Three may be granted on the presentation of

certified evidence of a), b) and c) and d) below:

a) the qualifications for the Professional Certificate: Level Two, and

b) completion of Tesol course for Adult Learners 

c) Proof of attendance 20hrs recognized self development and improvement workshops, trainings and conferences attended since last certification.

d) Must have conducted workshops and mentored teachers

d) A positive evaluation performance done by employer within 3 months from date of application.

 

Professional Teaching Certificate Level IV

The Professional Certificate: Level Four is intended to recognize ESL/EFL

educators who have completed an undergraduate degree and a CoFFET

recognized TESL Training Program, and have more than 10 years experience in the field, as defined below.

a) the qualifications for the Professional Certificate: Level Two, and

b) completion of a TESOL ESP or EAP program 

c) Proof of attendance 90hrs recognized self development and improvement workshops, trainings and conferences attended since last certification.

d) Must have conducted workshops and mentored teachers

d) A positive evaluation performance done by employer within 3 months from date of application.




 

Teacher Training Programs

CoFFET's Teacher Training Programs are tailored to the Japanese Educational System and in compliance with the MEXT curriculum. Moreover, our syllabus and curriculum has been scrutinized and approved by LRN and our lecturers are fully qualified and accredited. Our Faculty

Teacher Training- CoFFET's Teacher Training Program (TEYL) is a professional development course designed for the special needs of TESOL teachers whose first language is not English. It aims to offer the students a fresh approach to teaching and boostconfidence in the classroom. Building confidence and professionalism allows the teacher to be relaxed, creative and inspiring.

Trainees who will graduate from this 60 hr course will be awarded a Professional Teaching Certificate-Level 1.

Trainees will have to undergo 5 days of 7 hr/day intensive in-class training. Plus 20 hrs of actual practicum work, Peer to Peer teaching, assignments and demonstrations. 

Course Syllabus:(click on link)

In the CoFFET Professional Certificate -level 1, learners will be exposed to LanguageDevelopment classes every morning where they can improve their own level of English and every afternoon they will attend classes in Teaching methodology theory and practice workshops. (May change at the discretion of the trainors/lecturers)

This 5 day Teacher Training Course will be conducted by qualified and LRN accredited trainors and lecturers. At the end of this course, the participants shall have gained practical knowledge in the following areas;

1.  Teaching Methodologies

2.  Learning Styles

3.  MEXT Curriculum

4.  Presentation, Practice and Production

5.  Using Games, music, chants in the classroom

6.  Classroom Management

7.  Computer Assisted Language Learning

8.  Starting and Finishing a Lesson

9.  Presenting a New Language

10. Giving Instructions

11. Asking Questions and Eliciting

12. Correcting Learners

13. Developing Confidence in Using English in the Classroom

14. Pronunciation and Grammar

15. Giving Accurate, Clear Spoken model for Learners

16. Using L1 in the Classroom

17. Making your own materials, worksheets, flashcards and handouts.

18. Lesson Planning

19. Teacher Assessment though peer to peer teaching or practicum

20. Video Demonstration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members Area

CoFFET Philippines Officers and Board of Trustees

OFFICERS AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Founder                                     MR. LYNN SUICO

President                                          MS. CLAIROL MONDEJAR

Vice-President                              MR. OLIVER LUCINDO

Treasurer & Chief Coord.           MS. MARGIE-LYN CAPARAS

Secretary                                      MS. AILEEN DELA ROSA

Business Manager                        MS. JENDELL KIRONG

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MS. MARY ANNE DELA CRUZ

MR. ELIENITO SARMIENTO

MS. LYN ARTIZO

MS. ELIZABETH BONGALOSA

MR. NOEL CANLAS

MS. MARLYN NATIVIDAD

MR. SHERWIN CESAR

MS. CHARISSE CENAS - DAVAO

MS. AIDA VERGA VILLANUEVA-CEBU

 

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