The Teacher Training Centre and Trainers in Melbourne, Australia
The Teacher Training Centre in Melbourne is a recently established centre providing quality courses such as Cambridge University ESOL CELTA courses, run by very experienced tutors.
University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
The Centre is located within a modern office building on Flinders Street, by the Yarra riverside and next to the Melbourne Aquarium.
The tutors have been delivering English teacher training programmes in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide), the U.K, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Canada, Russia, Germany and the Czech Republic. Furthermore, the tutors’ ESL teaching experience of over 20 years in countries all over the world (including Brazil, Spain, Greece and France) means that they can offer useful advice on a variety of teaching contexts to those who wish to find work overseas. The Centre provides intensive teacher training in Australia and abroad.
The Melbourne Teacher Training Centre offers a unique and intimate learning experience which allows the tutors to focus on their students’ specific needs, being the empowering of the students by boosting their skills, comfort and confidence the main goal for the tutors.
The Trainers/Tutors are also passionate about foreign languages and embracing multiculturalism. They speak French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. Their awareness of how languages work has been gained through teaching across the globe. Their extensive teacher-training experience, both in Australia and overseas, means that they are up-to-date with new methodologies and relevant advice for the 'international' ESL/EFL teacher.
Trainees requiring accommodation in Melbourne have to make their own arrangements; however, once you have decided to apply for a course the Tutors can provide you help and advice on this.
In the past, some of the CELTA trainees that needed accommodation have stayed at 'Formule 1', 97-103 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne; it is about $80 a night. There is also the City Centre Budget Hotel, 22 Collins St at $70 approx. a night.
Cheaper options are backpackers hostels from between $20-50 approx.a night.
There are budget apartments like Darling Towers (www.darlingtowers.net.au) where prices vary from $55- $110 a night.
One of the best options is to simply go into Google and type the keywords "shared accommodation in melbourne australia" you will find plenty of sites where you can look for a room in a shared apartment/house in Melbourne.
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