Training Programs for International TESOL Instructors

ICIC offers teacher training programs for international English teachers. These programs are designed to provide high quality instruction on the best practices of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) education for instructors globally. The length and curriculum of the program are tailored to meet the specific needs and available resources of requesting organizations.

Program options include either on-campus courses and activities or instructor-guided, short-term travel to special events like U.S.-based language conferences.

Additionally, ICIC is experienced in working with groups funded through grants through entities like U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Training Topics

  • Intercultural communication
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • English language improvement
  • Methodology
  • Curriculum & Materials Development
  • Assessment
  • Other TESOL-related topics

Selected Projects

  • “Using Service-Learning to Teach 21st Century Skills to English Language Learners” – FHI 360 and U.S. Department of State (2023)
  • “Improving CLIL Methodologies through a Virtual Course and Classroom Exchange in Public History” – American Councils for International Education (2021)
  • “BalancED Cairo English Skills Course and Professional Development” – Balanced Education (2020)
  • “IUPUI-Toraighyrov University Exchange – Professional Development in Academic Writing and English for the STEM Classroom” – American Councils for International Education and U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan (2020)
  • “Developing 21st Century Skills for Globalizing English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Classrooms” – FHI 360 and U.S. Department of State (2019)

Request Training

For more information or to request a training program, please contact ICIC at or call 317-274-2555.