(Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults)

The Delta Modules:

Delta is a widely recognised qualification which helps to build better teaching practice and can lead to greater rewards and enhanced career opportunities.

Module One: Understanding Language Skills for Teaching
It focuses on the background to teaching and learning and looks at the theories behind how people learn languages and how they are taught.
Assessment: via a written examination which can be taken at IH Kyiv.

Module Two: Developing Professional Practice.
It focuses on developing professional practice and looks at the theory and practice of teaching, and the different ways that environment, society and culture.
Assessment: via a portfolio of coursework, including observed lessons, background written assignments, and one externally-assessed lesson.

  • Module 2. Including preparation and Mock exam for Module 1 and consultations on Module 3.

Module Three: Extending practice and English language teaching specialization.
It focuses on assessment and course planning in the context of a specialist option (e.g.
Young Learners, English for Special Purposes, 1×1). Assessment: via an extended written assignment.

Further information about the Delta Modules can be found at:

The Delta modules are for practising teachers. Delta candidates will:

  • normally hold an initial teaching qualification enabling them to teach English in their own context
  • have a range of experience of teaching different levels in one or more contexts
  • have a level of written and spoken English which enables them to teach advanced level students (up to and including C1 – C2 levels on the CEFR.
  • be able to research and present written assignments to the required standard.

Dates in 2020

6th July – 14th August (Six weeks). Module 2.


Early-bird fee: 54 999 UAH (deadline 7.06.19)
Regular fee: 59 999 UAH

Our Delta Tutors

Nicholas John Lidwell


  • An experienced Delta Trainer (since 2000), Distance Delta Course tutor and Orientation Course Tutor from 2000. Most recent Delta courses Mods 1-3 face to face. June-July 2018, IH Lebanon, Sep-Oct 2018 IELS, Malta. Delta Assessor since 2004. Has worked for IH London and other IH schools.
  • Training Consultant for English projects 2005-2017: e.g. courses for primary, junior and senior high school teachers in China and Colombia, CLIL English and subject teachers, working in English medium schools in Colombia, English projects in South Asia.
  • Materials writing and test design.
  • CELTA Main course tutor – since 1992.
  • CELTA Assessor since 1999, ICELT Moderator since 2009.

Nick Lidwell is an experienced teacher and trainer, currently based in London, where he also teaches English. He has taught and trained teachers all over the world. He visited Kyiv as a teacher trainer three times in 1997 and 1998. He is a trainer and an assessor for the Cambridge English Delta, CELTA and ICELT programmes. He has recently delivered Delta courses in Lebanon and in Malta.

Tetyana Tereshchenko


  • IHC in TEFL (International House Certificate in TEFL)
  • Diploma in TEFL/TESL Colchester, Vermont, U.S.A.
  • IH Director of Studies Training Course Certificate
  • SIT/CELTA Teacher Training Certificate. School for International Training, Iasi, Romania.
  • CELTA /IHC/Delta Tutor
  • Distance Delta Local Tutor;
  • IH Visitor Training Certificate
  • CELTA/SIT TESOL assessor
  • Delta Tutor since 2015

Tanya has been a Teacher Trainer since 2001. She has run Pre-Celta courses in Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Tadjikistan, and over 30 CELTA and IHCTL courses in Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Belgium and Italy with more than 400 graduates. She has assessed CELTA in Yerevan, Baku, Almaty, Tbilisi, Minsk, Rostov-on Don, St. Petersburg and Moscow. She is also a Distance Delta Local Tutor. Tanya is a CELTA/IHC tutor trainer as well and has trained about 20 CELTA/IHC tutors.

Visa regulations:
For 90 days citizens of EU, the USA, Canada and the UK are free to come without a visa for Ukraine (but not from Australia). We are not authorised to provide our candidates with any kind of visa support.

Please see the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for visa clarification

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