Who is the DELTM for?
The DELTM course provides excellent professional development for managers and aspiring managers of language centres. The programme is suitable for those with/ wishing to take up key managerial roles within language schools such as principals, school directors and academic managers.
"If you are seriously thinking of making a career of academic management, the DELTM is essential to your professional development. The DELTM makes a huge difference." - Jake Castaldi, principal at English in Margate and Leo Languages
What does the course cover?
The programme covers management skills from the day-to-day operational level up to the strategic level, exploring fundamental questions about organisational goals over a three to five-year time span.
Participants will look at leadership and team-building, stress management and motivation, product development and marketing, policy, planning and profit.
Candidates should be in a position of line management experience in an educational or business context, and have English at level C1 of the CEFR.
It is also desirable to have a diploma in TEFL/TESOL or an MA in Applied Linguistics/TESOL/TEFL, an initial teaching qualification and at least five years' ELT teaching experience, and be at Principal, Academic Director, DOS or ADOS level.
DELTM for individuals
The course runs from September to June with ten monthly face-to face sessions held in London. Participants are required to complete five 3,500 word assignments and one 5,000 word project. These are practical projects with a theoretical underpinning. There is no final examination.
This equates to a total of 635 hours - around eight hours a week - of which 65 are allocated to training sessions, 380 hours to self-study, including completion of mini-tasks and 200 hours on the assignments and project.
Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis, provided other criteria are met. English UK reserves the right to refuse applications.
Bespoke DELTM for organisations and associations
The DELTM is the ideal solution for the development of your managers and your business. The programme constantly evolves in line with the latest management trends and can be shaped to match your needs.
It is a flexible, blended programme that can be tailored to you – whether delivered in the UK or overseas, as an intensive block or over the course of several months. Flexible pricing also allows you to reduce the cost per head for larger groups.