EF Certificate in Classroom Management

EF Certificate in Classroom Management

Do you have any classes that are hard to manage and motivate?

Before we can facilitate learning we need effective classroom management procedures and routines. This will save time, reduce distractions, and ensure students meet the lesson’s learning aims.

This distance course on classroom management will help you build skills in managing:

  • The classroom environment

  • Time during lessons

  • Student behaviour

  • Student engagement

The course will take about 4-5 hours per week, for 5 weeks, including a reflective journal project that you will also be able to share with your colleagues.

What Teachers are Saying:

"I feel my students are getting better on their behavior. It’s easier to handle the class now." (EF Teacher, Fuzhou)

"For example, now when I plan activities for vocab/grammar practice, I will think of backup plans, for example if: 1) students are too active and get out of control; 2) pace is too slow and needs to sped up.

I’ve tried to build rapport with my students and parents. It was useful for me to make relationship with parents. We can support each other more effectively. (EF Teacher, Chongqing)

Course duration: 6 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.


Click on the 'apply' button above to complete the application survey.

Consider enrolling in this course if you are interested in building your understanding of effective lesson planning, either from the view of general professional development, or before starting a CertPT course.


You will learn how to approach effective lesson planning, looking at the components of a lesson plan and how they can be fit together.

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

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

Use a range of techniques to manage the engagement and behaviour of your learners.