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Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages CELTA Candidate Record Booklet CELTA 5

Candidate Name: .................................................................................................................... Centre Number:

Centre Name: ......................................................................................................................... Course Number: ......... / ........................

Course Dates: ......................................................................................................................... Tutors: ..................................................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................................................... .....................................................................................................................................

This booklet has to be submitted during the course and at the end of the course for assessment purposes.

Revised May 2007

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF CANDIDATES, CENTRES AND CAMBRIDGE ESOL

Candidates • • • • • • • to attend and participate in the course to comply with any rules/code of conduct set out by the centre to complete six hours’ supervised teaching practice at two different levels to complete six hours’ classroom observation of experienced teachers, two hours of which may be of videoed lessons to submit assignments in accordance with the centre’s submission deadlines and policies to work supportively and collaboratively with colleagues and course tutors to maintain a Candidate Portfolio throughout the course (including CELTA 5 which must be kept up-to-date, read, and signed as appropriate)

The Centre • • • • • • • • • • • • • • to provide prospective candidates with information about the course to administer recruitment and selection procedures and follow up related queries to deliver CELTA in accordance with the centre’s equal opportunities policy to observe local laws regarding staff employment and copyright to have a procedure for dealing with special requirements to deliver the course in suitable accommodation with access to the required resources to include the minimum number of course hours including assessed teaching practice and directed observation of teachers as specified in the syllabus to monitor completion of portfolios including CELTA 5 to make clear to candidates the centre’s submission deadlines and policies to support and guide candidates during the course, and give appropriate feedback on progress in relation to the assessment criteria to display the Centre Authorisation Certificate - CELTA and ensure that the Syllabus and the CELTA Administration Handbook are available on request to make candidates aware of the centre’s internal complaints procedure to provide an end-of-course report for candidates to despatch certificates issued by Cambridge ESOL

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Cambridge ESOL • • • • • • • • to approve centres to provide the syllabus and assessment criteria to quality assure course delivery and assessment to ensure trainers are selected and trained in line with Cambridge ESOL guidelines to hold regular Grade Review meetings to review and confirm candidates’ results to issue candidates’ certificates to follow up any enquiries on results or complaints (see Procedures for Enquiries on Results and Complaints on page 30) to provide advice and support to centres

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS • • • •

Attendance on the course six hours’ supervised and assessed teaching practice at two different levels six hours of classroom observation of experienced teachers, two hours of which may be of filmed lessons Ongoing maintenance throughout the course of a Candidate Portfolio which is submitted to the external assessor for moderation during their visit, and to the course tutors at the end of the course for final assessment...
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