CELTA stands for “Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults”. It is the original certificate course in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) or teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL), and it has been running for four decades. It is highly respected and recognized globally, with 7 out of 10 employers worldwide asking applicants to have it.

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International House Bucharest (IHB) has been a teacher training centre since its inception in 2002, having gained around 17 years of experience offering a range of teacher training programs.

The In-house Teacher Training and
Development Programme

is an ongoing project carried out all year round (except holidays)
includes 1 training session/week
focuses on a wide range of topics, from error correction to level testing or teaching pronunciation with very young learners (VYLs)
hosts visiting native trainers
enables peer-training

The Workshops for

English Teachers


  • jointly organised by IHB and Cărtureşti Bookshop
  • aimed at teachers of English in state and private schools in the Bucharest area and beyond
  • delivered by IHB trainers
  • cover various topics, e.g. teaching pronunciation with YLs, engaging and motivating YLs, etc.

The International House Certificate in
Teaching Young Learners and Teenagers (IHCYLT):

is an intensive 2-week course

is the equivalent of Cambridge CELTYL (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Young Learners)

includes 100 hours of training input and observed teaching practice

implies minimum 50 hours of research, reading and lesson planning

provides training in classroom management, lesson planning, accessing YL teaching resources and materials, YL teaching techniques

is delivered by visiting native trainers

The International House Certificate (IHC) Course

is a 4-week intensive methodology course

was launched in 1962

inspired the Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) course

includes 120 hours of input and 6 hours of assessed teaching practice, plus assignments

provides training in classroom management, language analysis, planning and delivering a lesson, selecting materials, teaching methodology

is delivered by visiting native trainers

The Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) Course

is a 4-week intensive methodology course

is supervised by Cambridge Assessment English

includes 120 contact hours (input, feedback, tutorials), 6 hours of teaching practice and 4 assignments

provides training about the teaching/learning context, language analysis, language skills, teaching skills, planning and resources

is delivered by experienced international trainers

NOTA BENE: IHB is currently one out of only two language centres authorised by Cambridge Assessment English to run the CELTA course in Romania.

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