Specialist Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching

Overview

Please download the application forms under the ‘Application Details’ section.

Rationale

This course is designed for English language teachers and educators who are interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in integrating technology to enhance language teaching and learning in ESL and EFL contexts. It will focus on how to integrate various forms of technologies in designing, delivering, facilitating, and assessing language learning (face-to-face and online) following L2 acquisition theories, L2 teaching principles and approaches, and technology integration frameworks. Participants will have the opportunities to use, evaluate, and curate different digital tools for specific teaching contexts and to demonstrate their abilities to integrate appropriate technologies in learning design, materials development, facilitating and assessing learning, giving feedback, and efficiency improvement.

Aims

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a clear understanding of the concepts, principles, frameworks, and practices in technology-enhanced language teaching (TELT);
  • Apply the principles, frameworks, and practices of TELT in learning design, materials development, assessment, giving feedback, and efficiency improvement; and
  • Demonstrate familiarity and effective use of different digital tools in teaching and assessing different language skills.

Duration

3 weeks (54 hours) 

Delivery

This course is conducted in person at SEAMEO RELC in Singapore through:

  • Interactive face-to-face lessons (10 sessions X 3 hours = 30 hours); and
  • Independent online learning, group discussions, and consultation sessions (8 X 3 hours = 24 hours).

Structure

Title

Assessment

Description

  • Assignments

Admission Requirements

The requirements for admission to the course are:

  1. An approved bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualifications) in Linguistics, English Language, TESOL or Education;
  2. At least two years of full-time English language teaching experience or experience in English language/curriculum planning and language development programmes; and
  3. At least an English proficiency of B1 CEFR or its equivalent.

Application Details

Closing Date : 28 June 2024

Applications can be sent via email at sa@relc.org.sg 

Please submit the following documents for your  application:

  • Application Form (completed and endorsed)
  • RELC Medical Examination Form (for overseas applicants only)
  • Copies of your certificates of degrees/diplomas, certified by your institution
  • Copies of your transcripts, certified by your institution. Where a transcript is in a language other than English, it should be accompanied by a certified translation into English. (In the absence of a transcript, a certified statement on the degrees/academic qualifications achieved with a listing of subjects studied and subject examination results is required.)
  • Copies of current/valid IELTS or official TOEFL results certified by your institution (for applicants from non-English medium education systems)


Please submit a soft copy of the above documents to RELC via email At sa@relc.org.sg

Fees

Year 2024 Course Fees

Tuition Fees: SGD 1,730.00 (excluding GST*)

Registration Fees: SGD 78.00 (excluding GST*) 

* Course fees exclude 9% GST, which will be added during payment.

Note:

  • All fees are subject to change without notice;
  • RELC does not accept any responsibility for accidents on journeys to and from Singapore or in Singapore, or for the loss of baggage and other personal belongings in transit or in Singapore;
  • RELC will also not be responsible for taking out air, travel and personal accident insurance for students; and
  • Students are expected to incur additional costs for miscellaneous learning materials.

Payment of Fees

  • The Registration Fee must be submitted together with the Application Form and supporting documents;
  • Fees are payable before the commencement of the course;
  • Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the SEAMEO Regional Language Centre; and
  • An administration fee of SGD 50.00 (inclusive of GST) will be imposed for cheques which are dishonoured.


Refund Policy

  • The registration fee is strictly non-refundable;
  • Cancellation of enrolment must be made in writing;
  • An Administration Fee of SGD 160.50 (inclusive of GST) will be payable if the notice of cancellation/withdrawal is made less than 5 calendar days from the date on which the payment is received;
  • Full course fees paid are non-refundable if the notice cancellation/withdrawal is made after 5 calendar days from the date on which the payment was received; and
  • Withdrawals after the course has commenced will not be eligible for refund.

Graduation Requirements

To complete the course successfully, the candidate must satisfy the below criteria. A course participant whose progress has not been satisfactory may be required to terminate his/her candidature. 

  • Satisfy class attendance requirements;
  • Attain a satisfactory standard in required course work; and
  • Complete all assignments.

Award

The course will lead to the award of a Specialist Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching (TELT).