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Wednesday, 09 August 2017 06:39

Roles and responsibilities of a teacher

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The Role, Responsibilities and Boundaries of a Teacher

The London Teacher Training College ( LTTC ) offers the Level 3 Award in Training and Education (QCF ) and we often get asked what are the roles and responsibilities of the teacher.

We have summed this up below and hopefully it will serve as a useful information guide for anyone interested in the teaching role.

There are many roles, responsibilities and boundaries related to the role of a teacher, tutor or trainer. They can include the following:

Role of a Teacher:

•has to be able to deliver his or her lesson effectively

•the lessons themselves need to be engaging/interesting and appropriate

•feedback should be provided to the learners

•learners can expect to be supported

Responsibilities of a Teacher:

•the teacher needs to be well-informed of the latest developments in the sector

•Identify learner needs

•Plan and prepare all lessons and resources

•Mark assessments and make assessment judgements

•Adhere to legislation such as to health and safety, equality and diversity and safeguarding

Boundaries a Teacher must consider:

When working with learners:

•Teach without discriminating or stereotyping

•Maintain the confidentiality of learner information

•Act professionally and with integrity

When working with other professionals:

•Only undertake activities as part of the teaching role. Do not undertake activities that are part of another professional’s role

•Maintain the confidentiality of learners at all times when working with other professionals

For more information regarding the qualifications offered by LTTC, please visit our website
The London Teacher Training College will be offering a new program in 2017. This will be the first of our new range of business qualifications

The Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (QCF) provides learners with the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of management and leadership to enable them to; lead and manage individuals and teams, develop strategic plans and manage strategic change. The qualification is suitable for managers in a wide range of occupations and sectors and gives them the opportunity to demonstrate management skills.

This qualification comprises of six units, they are: • Principles of management and leadership • Strategic Business Management and Planning • Strategic Decision-making • Staff Recruitment and Selection • Marketing Management • Understand How to Manage Work Activities to Improve Business Performance

Learners will need to achieve a minimum of 39 credits in order to successful complete the course and for the award to be issued.

Students are encouraged to wait for further details or get in touch with us should they wish to enrol onto the course program
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 08:06

News for July 2017

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At LTTC we are always looking to provide students/learners with the support they need in order to successfully complete their course. We aim to respond to questions and enquiries in a timely fashion assisting those who contact us. Customer service is important to us and we strive to keep standards as high as possible giving those who reach out to our administration team a pleasant experience.

We have seen a 15% increase in our student registrations over the past quarter and it appears that the TEFL/TESOL sector is continuing to grow. Our course prices have been kept stable over the past few years and we believe that this aids our objective of providing educational programmes and qualifications to the widest possible range of potential Learners. .

As the summer is upon us this is a perfect time for those at college or university to consider enrolling onto a TEFL course. Our Certificate in TEFL 120 and also the TEFL 168 can be completed during the summer holidays and would be the perfect reward for students going back to their studies in the Autumn. .

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you be interested in a course and wish to know more! Our email is lttc(@) .

We are also looking for past or current students to contribute to our blog so again feel free to get in touch should you have an interesting article or news to share. .

Have a wonderful week ahead! .

LTTC Administration
Monday, 19 June 2017 09:16

Summer TEFL and TESOL courses with LTTC

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Summer has finally reached the UK and we would like to direct your attention to our range TEFL and TESOL courses. .
These would be ideal for perhaps a student at college or at university on their summer break wishing to gain a very useful and practical qualification .
These can be completed well within the 6-10 week holiday that most students receive and would provide an interesting and lifelong qualification. .
Why not take a look at our Level 5 TEFL courses? A free 'taster' course is available allowing a glance before going on to enrol onto the main qualification. .
Don't delay. Get in touch with us should you have any questions or want to know more!
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 16:26

LTTC launches Level 6 TESOL Diploma in association with TQUK

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London Teacher Training Collegeis delighted to confirm that after working in partnership with TQUK, the OFQUAL Regulated Level 6 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (RQF) is now available to learners. Since 1984, LTTC has been providing TEFL courses to help thousands of teachers gain a recognised TEFL qualification from all over the world.

Based in South London, LTTC prides itself on the quality of its courses and the individual attention that it provides to every student who enrols with them. It is these qualities which were recognised by TQUK when LTTC were approved as a centre and when LTTC approached TQUK about the possibility of developing the Level 6 Diploma in TESOL, it was an obvious and easy decision to make. Along with being the first TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) provider that partnered with TQUK back in 2014, LTTC were the first TQUK recognised centre to be allowed to run regulated qualifications and Endorsed TEFL/TESOL programmes. Training Qualifications UK Managing Director Andrew Walker said: ‘We’re extremely pleased to have developed the Level 6 Diploma in TESOL with London Teacher Training College. They have an excellent track record for providing first class training and have been an exemplary centre of ours since they joined TQUK.’ ‘We pride ourselves on being able to adapt to centres needs and requirements quick and effectively, once LTTC approached us regarding the development of the TESOL Diploma, we jumped at the chance to get the course up and running.’ The mandatory units included within the qualification include language theory, language teaching methodology, classroom planning and organisation and linguistics and language teaching.

If you would like to learn more about the OFQUAL Regulated Level 6 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (RQF), you can find information regarding the course via the London Teacher Training College, alternatively you can find the qualification specification and information sheet on the TQUK website.
Saturday, 08 October 2016 14:12

OFQUAL Regulated Level 6 Diploma in TESOL launched

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London Teacher Training College is proud to announce that the Level 6 OFQUAL Regulated Diploma in TESOL is now operational.

The aims of the qualification are:
to enhance teachers’ knowledge of contextual issues concerning the teaching of English to speakers of other languages
to refine and extend their ability to employ a variety of practical skills
to develop their knowledge and skills to a point where they become effective practitioners in a range of TESOL teaching situations without supervision
to recognise and confirm their achievements in the above areas
to extend their motivation and inform their strategies for continuing professional development
to contribute to the development internationally of TESOL as a mature, qualified and regulated profession and act as a benchmark for employers and others with concern for the quality of TESOL.
to enable teachers to develop their career paths by seeking promotion to senior posts, materials development and teacher training, etc.

Entry Requirements

All candidates should possess a first degree or equivalent and have at least two years teaching experience.
Candidates may hold other types of qualification to a degree demonstrating evidence of sustained academic study which would potentially enable the candidate to cope successfully with the requirements of the Diploma in TESOL.
If you're unsure about your eligibility, contact us at and we will assess your profile and let you know if you're eligible.

How to Apply

Please contact us for a student application form


The course consists of 4 modules and is around 372 hours of study.


The qualification is assessed by internally set assignments and marked including essays and case studies assessments subject to external quality assurance. All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a Pass - there is no grading.

Course Fees.

The fees are £1200, which may be paid in 4 installments, or in 1 sum.
The London Teacher Training College is proud to announce that in October 2016 we will be offering the OFQUAL regulated Level 6 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. We will be adding this qualification to our website over the next couple of months. Should any student be interested please feel free to email us for more details.
Dr Phyllis Vannuffel - Principal of the London Teacher Training College was pleased to welcome Mr. Anthony Lim of Dynamic Academy, Malaysia to London on the 14th June 2016. During the meeting various items were discussed and LTTC looks forward to continuing a fruitful partnership with Dynamic Academy who have been working with LTTC for over 10 years and have trained many students in Malaysia for the Diploma in TESOL course program. A new centre has been set up in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia and it is exciting to see expansion of TESOL in Malaysia.
Thursday, 17 March 2016 07:49

New partner schools in Egypt and Mallorca

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We are pleased to welcome two new partners schools in Egypt and Mallorca. Details to follow on our partner schools pages
Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:24

Level 3 award in Education and Training QCF

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We are pleased to announce that we are now offering a new qualification ! The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is an introductory teaching qualification, which prepares learners for teaching or training in a wide range of contexts.

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