EF Certificate in Child Development

EF Certificate in Child Development

Are you adapting to the transition from Small Stars to Bright Sparks, from teaching just language skills to developing the whole child?

Do you want to:

  1. Get better at assessing and addressing the needs of your Bright Sparks students?

  2. Gain a better understanding of how the BS courses are designed to develop your learners?

  3. Talk more knowledgably about child development with other staff members?

  4. Study flexibly around your own work and life schedule?

The course will take about 4-5 hours per week, for 6 weeks, including a final assignment applying ideas from the course to one of your own lessons.

Course duration: 5 weeks

Group size: Up to 20 participants

Delivery: Online via Motivis

Certification: 20hr EF teacher training certificate


  1. Reflective Journal of applied ideas from course

  2. Essay about improvements to the classroom management of a chosen class.

How to Apply

Apply for this course in OMNI People. See the link here for a guide to this process: Distance Course Application Guide


This course is for teachers:

  • With at least 6 months ESL experience

  • Who are willing to spend 4-5 hours (or a bit longer for non-native English speakers) of your professional development time a week on this course for 6 weeks