Course Description

Discover the nuances of academic writing tailored specifically for English language teachers in our comprehensive endorsed course, the Award in Academic Writing. Throughout this program, participants will delve into essential topics such as essay structure, research methodologies, citation styles, and language conventions. Our expert-led sessions combine theoretical insights with practical applications, ensuring participants develop a deep understanding of academic writing principles. By the end of the course, attendees will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively guide their students in mastering academic writing. Join us on this journey to enhance your expertise and elevate your teaching capabilities in academic writing.

What will I learn?

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of academic writing fundamentals, including essay structure and organisation.
  • Apply proficient research methodologies relevant to academic writing tasks.
  • Utilise various citation styles effectively in academic writing assignments.
  • Employ appropriate language conventions and academic vocabulary in writing tasks.
  • Apply effective strategies for improving their own academic writing skills as English language teachers.
  • Provide constructive feedback on academic writing assignments to support their own and peers' improvement.
  • Create a supportive and engaging learning environment conducive to enhancing their academic writing skills.
  • Reflect on personal writing practices and integrate new approaches to enhance their academic writing proficiency.
  • Demonstrate competence in academic writing through successful completion of assessments and assignments, enhancing their ability to guide English language learners in mastering academic writing skills.


  • B2 Level of English
  • minimum age: 18 although some course providers specify 20 or 21.
  • Access to Course Materials: Participants must have access to a computer or mobile device with internet connectivity to access the course materials, lectures, and assignments provided online.
  • Time Commitment: Participants should be prepared to dedicate a certain amount of time each week to engage with the course content, complete writing tasks, and participate in feedback sessions. The exact time commitment may vary depending on individual learning pace and availability.
  • Commitment to Professional Development: Participants should approach the course with a commitment to improving their academic writing skills for professional development purposes. They should be motivated to enhance their writing abilities to pursue further career opportunities in the field of education.
  • Writing Tools: Participants should have access to word processing software or writing tools to complete writing tasks and assignments as required by the course.
  • Feedback Participation: Participants are expected to actively participate in feedback sessions and incorporate feedback from instructors to improve their writing skills throughout the duration of the course.
  • Technology Skills: Participants should have basic proficiency in using online learning platforms, accessing course materials, and submitting assignments electronically.
  • Open-mindedness and Growth Mindset: Participants should approach the course with an open-minded attitude and a willingness to learn and grow as academic writers. They should be receptive to constructive criticism and committed to continuous improvement.
  • Completion of Writing Tasks: Participants must complete all assigned writing tasks and assignments as per the course requirements to successfully complete the course and receive a certification of completion.
  • Professional Development Goals: Participants should have clear professional development goals related to enhancing their academic writing skills and advancing their careers as English teachers or educators in the field of language and literature.

Frequently-asked Questions

No, it is about learning how to write academically.

This course is specifically designed for English teachers who are looking to enhance their academic writing skills. It is ideal for teachers who wish to improve their writing abilities to pursue further professional development opportunities, such as level-six and level-seven courses.

The primary objective of this course is to help English teachers develop their academic writing skills. By the end of the course, participants will be able to produce well-structured and coherent academic texts that meet the standards of higher education and professional development.

This course will benefit English teachers by providing them with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively communicate their ideas through academic writing. Improved academic writing skills can enhance their professional development opportunities and contribute to their success in higher-level courses.

The course curriculum covers various aspects of academic writing, including essay structure, research methods, citation styles, grammar and punctuation, and effective communication of ideas. Participants will also receive feedback on their writing tasks to identify areas for improvement.

The course is structured with a combination of input sessions, readings, writing tasks, and feedback sessions. Participants will engage in interactive learning activities designed to enhance their academic writing skills progressively throughout the course.

Yes, participants will receive feedback on their writing tasks from experienced instructors. This feedback will help participants identify their weaknesses and areas for improvement, allowing them to develop their academic writing skills further.

The time commitment for the course may vary depending on individual learning pace and availability. Participants should be prepared to dedicate a certain amount of time each week to engage with the course materials, complete writing tasks, and participate in feedback sessions.

While the course is specifically tailored for English teachers, non-English teachers who are interested in developing their academic writing skills are also welcome to enroll. However, it is recommended that participants have a basic understanding of English language and writing conventions.

es, participants who successfully complete the course requirements, including writing tasks and feedback sessions, will receive a certification of completion endorsed by a British Awarding Body. This certification can be valuable for professional development and career advancement opportunities.

English teachers can enroll in the course by visiting our website or contacting our enrollment team for assistance. Information regarding course fees, schedules, and registration deadlines can also be found on our website.

Introduction to Academic Writing
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The Academic Writing Process
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Understanding and Structuring Academic Papers
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Developing a Thesis and Arguments
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Effective Research Strategies
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Critical Reading and Synthesizing Information
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Writing Literature Reviews
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Academic Language and Style
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Paragraph and Essay Structure
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Introductions and Conclusions
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Citation and Referencing
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Editing and Proofreading
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Peer Review and Utilizing Feedback
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Writing for Publication
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Reflective and Professional Writing
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Shady Abuyusuf

Lead Teacher Trainer

In my professional journey, I've had the privilege of founding and leading Britishey Training Centre as its CEO, named Shady. My involvement in English Language Teaching began humbly in 2001, right after graduating from Damietta University. Since then, I've remained dedicated to learning and growth in this field.Expanding my horizons, I pursued a Foundation Certificate in Translation from the American University of Cairo in 2010, which laid the groundwork for my commitment to excellence in language studies. Subsequently, I furthered my expertise with a Diploma in English Language Teaching for Adults, the prestigious Cambridge DELTA, through English Language Assessment, which is part of Cambridge University.Fuelled by a genuine passion for empowering educators, I engaged in rigorous Teacher Educator Training with the esteemed TESOL International Association in 2015. This led me to a transformative journey in Barcelona, Spain, where I received training on how to become a CertTESOL tutor.In 2016, I took a significant step forward by establishing a CELTA center at Future University in Egypt, aiming to elevate the standard of ELT training. Concurrently, I refined my skills as a CELTA tutor through Cambridge University's trainer-in-training program.My pursuit of mastery also led me to obtain a certificate of proficiency in Received Pronunciation from the renowned dialect coach, Paul Meier, in 2016. This milestone reinforced my dedication to fostering linguistic excellence.Attaining the status of a certified CELTA tutor from Cambridge Assessment English in 2017 solidified my reputation as a proficient ELT educator. This dedication to academic excellence culminated in my graduation from the University of Leicester's MA in TESOL & Applied Linguistics program in 2018, underscoring my unwavering commitment to scholarly pursuits.The year 2022 marked a pivotal milestone as Britishey Training Centre received accreditation as a course-validated provider by Trinity College London, opening doors for me to serve as an assessor for the Trinity Certificate for Practising Teachers (CertPT).In 2023, I achieved a significant milestone by establishing Britishey Training Centre as a distinguished CELTA and CertTESOL center, offering top-notch training both online and at our premier facilities in Cairo and Damietta, Egypt. Furthermore, I spearheaded the establishment of Britishey Training Centre as the first international TQUK center in Africa and the Middle East, pioneering a new era of educational excellence.Throughout my career, I've had the honour of imparting knowledge and expertise through a diverse array of seminars for educators across the globe. From the United Arab Emirates to South Africa, and from France to Egypt, my journey underscores the profound impact of education in shaping lives and futures.

Ismail Noeman


Ismail Gamal Ismail Noaman is an accomplished educator and teacher trainer with a wealth of experience in English language education. Born and raised in Egypt, he has dedicated his career to advancing English language learning and teaching methodologies both in academic settings and through professional training courses.Ismail's journey in the field of education began with his Bachelor's degree in English Language Education and Literature from the Faculty of Education in Damietta, Egypt, which he completed in September 2009. Building upon this foundation, he pursued further qualifications and certifications to enhance his teaching skills. In January 2015, he achieved the prestigious Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with a Pass A grade, demonstrating his commitment to excellence in language teaching.Continuing his professional development, Ismail embarked on a series of advanced training programs, including the Cambridge DELTA (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Modules One and Two in 2018 and 2019 respectively. These certifications further solidified his expertise in language teaching methodologies and assessment practices.With a passion for teacher training and development, Ismail has played key roles in various educational institutions and training centers. He has served as a tutor and assessor for Cambridge Assessment English courses, including the CELTA and CertPT programs. His responsibilities have encompassed delivering input sessions, assessing teaching practice, evaluating assignments, and providing comprehensive feedback to candidates.Throughout his career, Ismail has held teaching positions in prestigious institutions such as the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, the Future University in Egypt, and the British University in Egypt, where he taught a range of English language courses and coordinated exam preparation classes.Notably, Ismail has made significant contributions to the field of teacher training through his extensive experience as an assistant course tutor for various TEFL and TESOL courses offered by the London Teacher Training College and Cambridge Assessment English. His role involved conducting input sessions, facilitating teaching practice, and mentoring both graduate and in-service teachers to enhance their pedagogical skills.Ismail's dedication to English language education extends beyond the classroom as he actively engages in curriculum development, materials adaptation, and ongoing evaluation of language courses to meet the evolving needs of students and stakeholders.His expertise, professionalism, and commitment to excellence have earned him recognition as a leading educator and trainer in the field of English language teaching in Egypt. Ismail Noaman continues to inspire and empower educators to excel in their profession and make a positive impact on English language learning worldwide.

Kamal Kaid

Kamal Kaid is an accomplished professional with extensive experience in the Education Management Industry, particularly in the field of language acquisition and ESL instruction. As the Supervisor of the Cambridge Department at Hailiang Foreign Language School in Zhuji, China, Kamal has been instrumental in various aspects of departmental management, including teacher recruitment, evaluation, and curriculum development. His leadership skills are evident in his role as the Supervisor of Foreign Teachers, where he sets course objectives, provides guidance to teachers, and ensures the implementation of best practices in the classroom.With a passion for teaching, Kamal also serves as a History and Language Acquisition Teacher at Hailiang Foreign Language School, where he designs and delivers engaging lessons on World History for students enrolled in IGCSE/A-Level and Chinese curriculum programs. His teaching approach emphasizes creativity and active student participation, fostering an inclusive learning environment where all students can thrive.Prior to his current roles, Kamal gained valuable experience as an ESL Teacher at Jilin No.2 Primary School in Jilin, China, and as an English Instructor at The British Institute in Cairo, Egypt. He is adept at tailoring lessons to meet the diverse learning needs of students and regularly assesses their progress to ensure academic success.Kamal holds a Diploma in Teaching Methods from the University of Education Kafr ElSheikh and a Bachelor of Arts and Literature from Kafr ElSheikh University. Additionally, he is certified as a Cambridge Trainer the Trainer, a CertPT Holder (Level 6 Certificate for Practising Teachers) from Trinity College London, and holds certifications in IB PYP Category 1, 2, and 3, TEFL from London Teacher Training College, and How to Teach IELTS from London Teacher Training College.In recognition of his contributions to the field of education, Kamal has received several prestigious awards, including the 30 Years, 30 Hailiang Icons award, the Most Outstanding Hailiang Figure award, and the Foreign Teacher of the Year award.With a strong focus on training, team leadership, curriculum development, and program evaluation, Kamal Kaid is committed to providing quality education and fostering academic excellence in every role he undertakes.

Ramy Rashad

Ramy Rashad Abdel-Reheem, an experienced ESL teacher trainer, brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for teaching to his role at Britishey Training Centre. With a commitment to lifelong learning and a dedication to staying abreast of cutting-edge teaching methodologies, Ramy's objective is to cultivate a dynamic and engaging learning environment where students can thrive.Ramy's journey in the field of English language teaching began with his Bachelor of Arts in English from South Valley University in Egypt, followed by an Educational diploma specialising in Methodology and Pedagogy. His pursuit of excellence led him to obtain various teaching qualifications, including the prestigious Cambridge CELTA certification and the Train The Trainer accreditation from Cambridge University.At Britishey Training Centre, Ramy serves as a Teacher Trainer and TEFL Tutor, playing a pivotal role in shaping the professional development of aspiring English language educators. His responsibilities include providing tutorial support, conducting interviews, supervising lesson planning, assessing teaching practices, and delivering feedback to trainees. Ramy's expertise extends to marking assignments, offering input sessions, and ensuring continuous support for trainees through various communication channels.In addition to his role as a Teacher Trainer, Ramy excels as an IELTS Instructor, where he conducts troubleshooting sessions, teaches IELTS preparation courses, and focuses on developing learners' listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. His dedication to personalized instruction and regular feedback ensures that learners receive tailored support to achieve their desired outcomes in the IELTS examination.Ramy's teaching philosophy centres on fostering a positive learning environment that promotes self-esteem and encourages students to embrace challenges. He believes in utilizing a variety of teaching techniques and adapting his approach to meet the diverse needs of learners. Through engaging activities, interactive discussions, and practical exercises, Ramy creates an immersive learning experience that empowers students to reach their full potential.Outside of his professional endeavours, Ramy remains active in his pursuit of personal growth and development. His interests in football, reading, and internet research reflect his curiosity and passion for continuous learning, which he brings into his teaching practice at Britishey Training Centre.In conclusion, Ramy Rashad Abdel-Reheem's role at Britishey Training Centre exemplifies his dedication to empowering educators and inspiring lifelong learning. Through his expertise, commitment, and enthusiasm, Ramy contributes significantly to the educational landscape, shaping the future of English language teaching and learning.


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