Course Description

The Certificate in Teaching Religious Texts (Islamic Focus) is a specialised training program designed for educators who aspire to teach Islamic texts with proficiency and pedagogical excellence. Drawing inspiration from the acclaimed CELTA course, this program offers a comprehensive curriculum tailored to the unique requirements of teaching religious texts, particularly within an Islamic context.

Participants will delve into key concepts and teaching methodologies specific to Islamic texts, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to create engaging and effective learning experiences for their students. Through a blend of theoretical input sessions, practical teaching practice, and reflective feedback, participants will develop a deep understanding of Islamic texts and how to convey their teachings in an accessible and engaging manner.

Just like the CELTA, this course emphasises practical teaching skills and provides opportunities for participants to apply their learning in real classroom settings. Whether you're a seasoned educator seeking to enhance your teaching of Islamic texts or a novice teacher looking to specialise in this field, the Certificate in Teaching Religious Texts (Islamic Focus) offers a rigorous and rewarding learning experience that will empower you to excel in teaching Islamic texts with confidence and proficiency.

What will I learn?

  • Proficiency in understanding and interpreting Islamic texts with depth and accuracy.
  • Mastery of effective teaching strategies tailored to the unique context of teaching Islamic texts.
  • Ability to create engaging lesson plans and learning activities that convey the teachings of Islamic texts in an accessible manner.
  • Understanding of the cultural and religious sensitivities associated with teaching Islamic texts.
  • Development of reflective teaching practices that promote continuous improvement in teaching Islamic texts.
  • Proficiency in fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment for students studying Islamic texts.
  • Knowledge of assessment techniques and strategies appropriate for evaluating student learning in the context of Islamic texts.
  • Certification demonstrating expertise in teaching religious texts with an Islamic focus.


  • minimum age: 18 although some course providers specify 20 or 21.
  • B2 Level of English
  • Educational Background: No specific educational background is required to enroll in this course. It is open to educators from all disciplines and levels of experience.
  • 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 assignments, and participate in discussions. The exact time commitment may vary depending on the individual pace of learning.
  • Active Participation: Participants are expected to actively engage with the course materials, participate in discussions, and complete all assigned readings and assignments in a timely manner.
  • Technology Requirements: Participants should have basic proficiency in using online learning platforms, accessing course materials, and submitting assignments electronically.
  • Open-mindedness and Respect: Participants should approach the course with an open mind and respect for diverse perspectives, cultures, and beliefs. The course will explore topics related to Islamic literature and culture, and respectful engagement with differing viewpoints is essential.
  • Completion of Assignments: Participants must complete all assigned readings, exercises, quizzes, and assignments to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion.
  • Feedback and Evaluation: Participants should be open to receiving feedback from instructors and peers on their assignments and contributions to discussions, and be willing to incorporate feedback to enhance their learning experience.
  • ommitment to Professional Development: Participants should approach the course with a commitment to professional development and a willingness to apply the knowledge and skills gained to their teaching practice and educational endeavors.

Frequently-asked Questions

No, we will teach you how to teach these.

This course is designed for educators at all levels who are interested in enriching their understanding of Islamic literature and improving their ability to teach it effectively in the classroom.

In this course, you will learn how to approach Islamic texts in an educational context, make them relevant and accessible to students from diverse backgrounds, explore various genres of Islamic literature, and understand their cultural and historical significance.

The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including Quranic exegesis, Hadith, poetry, prose, Islamic beliefs, spirituality, ethics, and their relevance in the contemporary world.

The course is structured with a combination of input sessiosn, discussions, readings, practical exercises, and assignments. It is designed to be engaging and interactive to facilitate effective learning.

The course emphasises practical tips, strategies, and best practices for teaching Islamic texts, with a focus on building a well-planned curriculum that caters to students' learning styles, interests, and abilities.

The course is instructor-led, meaning you will have access to experienced instructors who will guide you through the learning process and provide feedback on your assignments and progress.

Yes, upon successful completion of the course requirements, you will receive a certificate of completion endorsed by TQUK, which can be a valuable addition to your professional credentials.

To enroll in the course, simply visit our website or contact our enrollment team for assistance. You can also find information on course fees, schedules, and registration deadlines on our website.

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.

Wessam Elsaied

Wessam Elsaied Mohammed Sayed Ahmed is a highly qualified professional with a wealth of experience in the field of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and teacher training. Born on December 19, 1978, in Egypt, Wessam has dedicated her career to enhancing English language education through her expertise and dedication.Education: Wessam holds a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics from the Faculty of Arts at the University of Cairo, which she completed in 2015. Additionally, she earned the prestigious Cambridge CELTA certificate from Future University in January 2021. Her commitment to professional development is evident in her completion of various certifications, including the National Professional Standards for Teachers and English Language Curriculum Standards from SEC Qatar, as well as the Introduction for Teaching English (ITE) certificate from The American University in Cairo.Work History: Throughout her career, Wessam has held key positions in both academic institutions and educational organizations. From 2010 to 2019, she served as an EFL and EAP (English for Academic Purposes) teacher and senior teacher at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar. Her responsibilities included teaching English and EAP courses, preparing course material, and training newly hired teachers.Wessam's teaching experience extends to international language centers, where she worked as an EFL senior instructor and coordinator. During her tenure, she taught English at all levels, including TOEFL and IELTS preparation courses, and facilitated ESP (English for Special Purposes) programs.In addition to her teaching roles, Wessam has contributed to the field of education as a certified language instructor at the American Academy for Language and Computer and AMIDEAST. She also served as a media translation instructor at Tanta University, where she taught Media Translation and contributed to course material development.Computer and Language Skills: Wessam possesses strong computer skills and is proficient in basic computer operations. She is fluent in Arabic, her mother tongue, and has excellent proficiency in English, including speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Additionally, she has fair proficiency in French.Wessam Elsaied Mohammed Sayed Ahmed is a seasoned educator with a passion for empowering students and teachers alike through quality English language education and professional development initiatives. Her extensive experience, combined with her dedication to continuous learning, makes her a valuable asset to any educational institution or corporation.

Ahmed Naser

Ahmed Nasser is a dedicated and versatile educator with a wealth of experience in English language teaching. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for fostering learning environments, Ahmed has made significant contributions to the field of education.His journey began as an English Tutor for adults at RSH, where he honed his teaching skills and developed a deep understanding of adult learners' needs. Subsequently, he transitioned to become an English Tutor for teens at English Capsules, where he demonstrated his ability to engage and motivate younger learners effectively.Ahmed further expanded his teaching experience as an English Private Tutor at Nafham, where he provided personalized instruction to students, catering to their individual learning styles and needs. His dedication to education led him to join Britishey Training Center, where he served as an English Tutor for adults and teens, contributing to the success of numerous students.His passion for teaching extended to formal school settings, as he served as an English Teacher at Khattab Language School (KLS) for Primary and Preparatory stages, as well as at Talae Al Mustakbal Language School Dokki for the Preparatory stage. During his tenure at these schools, Ahmed demonstrated his ability to create engaging lessons and foster a positive learning environment for his students.Ahmed's commitment to professional development is evident in his achievement of a PASS A in his CELTA course, demonstrating his proficiency in English language teaching methodologies. Additionally, he has served as an English Teacher Trainer (ACT) at Britishey Training Center, where he has shared his expertise with aspiring educators, further solidifying his reputation as a knowledgeable and experienced teacher.In summary, Ahmed Nasser is a dynamic and dedicated educator who is committed to empowering students and fostering a love for learning. With his diverse teaching experiences, passion for education, and commitment to professional development, Ahmed continues to make a positive impact in the field of English language teaching.

Basma Almohammedy

Basma ElMohamady AbdElhameed is a dedicated educator and trainer with a passion for English language teaching and professional development. With a diverse range of experiences and a commitment to excellence, Basma has made significant contributions to the field of education.Basma's educational background includes a Bachelor's degree from Cairo University, where she specialized in libraries, documents, and information technology within the Faculty of Arts. During her time at Cairo University from 2007 to 2011, Basma excelled academically, achieving a grade of Good.Basma's professional journey in education began with roles as an English instructor at various institutions, including English Capsules, Concept in Agouza, Private Academy in Faysal, la Scoula Viva Center in Naser city, and ECT Center. Her dedication to teaching and her ability to create engaging and effective learning environments have been evident throughout her career.In addition to her teaching roles, Basma has served as an English supervisor at Capital Academy and as a translator at the School of Marketing. She also founded the Perceptions initiative, demonstrating her commitment to innovation and community engagement within the field of education.Basma's expertise in English language teaching extends beyond the classroom, as she has also worked as an IELTS speaking and writing examiner at ILETS Expert. Her role as a teacher trainer at Britishey Training Center since February 2020 has allowed her to share her knowledge and experience with aspiring educators, contributing to their professional growth and development.Basma's dedication to continuous learning and professional development is reflected in the numerous courses and skills she has acquired over the years. From studying DELTA and CertPT to mastering phonology and IELTS teaching techniques, Basma has continually sought to enhance her expertise and stay abreast of the latest trends and methodologies in education.Outside of her professional endeavours, Basma has volunteered as an English instructor at RTC and has undergone training in various educational institutions and networks, including the Egyptian National Scientific and Technical Information Network and the Library and Information Center of the Agriculture College at Cairo University.Basma ElMohamady AbdElhameed was born on August 18, 1990, and currently resides in Embaba, Giza. She is single and remains dedicated to her mission of promoting excellence in English language teaching and education.

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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