Case Study

Oxford Brookes University

Delivering CELTA teacher training


British Study Centres partners with Oxford Brookes University in the delivery of the Cambridge CELTA teacher training qualification.

This offers university students the chance to get a world-renowned teaching qualification alongside their degree.

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“Since 2017, BSC Oxford Teacher Training has worked closely with Oxford Brookes University to deliver the CELTA course as an adjunct to the English Teaching to Adults module.

We're happy to continue this successful partnership with such a trusted and reputable training institution.”


Christopher Rizza, Oxford Brookes University

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What was Oxford Brookes looking for?

Oxford Brookes wanted to offer a professional teaching qualification to enhance the career prospects of students in the Languages, Linguistics and Education departments.

As an authorised teacher centre with years of experience delivering expert CELTA training, British Study Centres was the perfect choice.

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Why CELTA?

Students choose this module because CELTA is the most widely recognised English teaching qualification in the world. It’s the qualification most often requested by employers and three out of four English language teaching jobs require a CELTA qualification.

After this module, students graduate university with a Cambridge English teaching qualification that could be used in looking for their first teaching job, or to prove to employers that they have the teaching skills with a recognised certificate.

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What does British Study Centres provide?

British Study Centres provides 120 hours of teacher training input to students of Oxford Brookes University.

The 120 hours of input is delivered on campus (an online option is now also available) and fits in within the main degree programme.

The CELTA course includes:

  • Tutorial support and consultation.
  • Supervised lesson planning.
  • Six hours’ assessed teaching practice per candidate supervised by a course tutor
  • Feedback on teaching practice.
  • Peer observation of teaching practice (i.e. watching the other candidates’ lessons).
  • Six hours’ directed observation of lessons taught by experienced ELT professionals, up to three hours of which may be of filmed lessons.
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What makes us unique ?

  • Course design:
    With our experience in bespoke course design, we are able to offer students a unique syllabus that is tailored around their needs.
  • Understanding of Higher Education:
    As an experienced Pathway Programme provider, British Study Centres also understand the pressures and demands on university students and use this knowledge to support the creation and delivery of each course. 
  • Experts in CELTA training: 
    At British Study Centres, we have trained thousands of teachers over the past 20 years and have gained worldwide recognition as an ELT provider.
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