What is DELTA?

DELTA is an Advanced blend of theory and practice

that provides professional development for teachers with at least one year’s experience.

It deepens the candidates’ knowledge and understanding of English language teaching, and enables them to to develop their career and prepare for more senior teaching roles.

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DELTA is Internationally Recognized.

DELTA is an internationally recognised and highly respected qualification. Also, some MA programmes accept DELTA credits (up to 20 credits per module).

It is made up of three modules and includes teaching practice. The modules can be taken in any order and over any time period; yet it is recommended that candidates finish Module 1 first followed by Module 2 then 3.

As the modules are taken separately, each module is independently certificated. This allows candidates to receive credit for each module successfully completed.

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Why do teachers take the DELTA?

● to refresh their teaching knowledge
● to review and update their teaching practice
● to be able to teach any age group
● to be promoted to more senior teaching roles
● to extend their expertise in a specialist area.

Who is Delta suitable for?

DELTA is suitable for:

English teachers who work in a variety of teaching contexts (e.g. primary, secondary or adult).

English teachers who want to progress into more senior roles such as head of English and teacher training

Experienced teachers who want to extend their expertise in a specialist area

An international audience of non-first language and first language speakers of English, whose level of English is between CEFR Levels C1 and C2 or above.

Teachers with previous English language teaching experience. Candidates will normally have an initial English Language Teaching (ELT) qualification, for example CELTA and have at least 2 years of ELT experience.

What can successful candidates do with DELTA?

DELTA can prepare teachers for more senior teaching roles and facilitate the process of applying to postgraduate programmes such as MAs in Linguistics and Language Teaching.

It helps develop awareness, understanding and skills appropriate to working with a wide range of learners in a variety of contexts.

How is DELTA assessed?

DELTA Module 1

a written examination

Read more about DELTA Module 1

DELTA Module 1

DELTA Module 2

a portfolio of coursework, including lesson observations

Read more about DELTA Module 2

DELTA Module 2

DELTA Module 3

a written assignment

Read more about DELTA Module 3

DELTA Module 3
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