International Training Institute

International Training Institute

Istanbul, Turkey

International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute
International Training Institute

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9.3 / 10

(2564 student reviews)
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School Overview

School Description

ITI is an internationally recognised Cambridge English teacher training centre and the only Cambridge English approved centre for both the CELTA, ICELT and Delta courses in Turkey. We've successfully trained thousands of EFL teachers since we first began running courses in Istanbul in 1987. We have part-time, full-time and on-line options.

Accommodation

A variety of accommodation options are available, upon request

Location Overview

Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks also remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics.

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School Address

Eski Büyükdere Caddesi,
Sultan Selim Mah.
Silahtaroğlu Sok. No. 9 Kat:2,
4. Levent,
Kağithane,
Istanbul 344167

Upcoming Courses

CELTA (What is CELTA?)

Dates
06 Feb 2023 - 10 Mar 2023 Details
20 Feb 2023 - 26 May 2023 Details
13 Mar 2023 - 14 Apr 2023 Details
20 Mar 2023 - 14 Apr 2023 Details
10 Apr 2023 - 14 Jul 2023 Details
24 Apr 2023 - 19 May 2023 Details
08 May 2023 - 09 Jun 2023 Details
29 May 2023 - 01 Sep 2023 Details
29 May 2023 - 23 Jun 2023 Details
03 Jul 2023 - 04 Aug 2023 Details
03 Jul 2023 - 28 Jul 2023 Details
17 Jul 2023 - 20 Oct 2023 Details
07 Aug 2023 - 01 Sep 2023 Details
04 Sep 2023 - 08 Dec 2023 Details
04 Sep 2023 - 06 Oct 2023 Details
11 Sep 2023 - 06 Oct 2023 Details
16 Oct 2023 - 10 Nov 2023 Details
06 Nov 2023 - 08 Dec 2023 Details
20 Nov 2023 - 15 Dec 2023 Details

DELTA (What is DELTA?)

Module
Module 2
06 Feb 2023 - 17 Mar 2023
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Module 3 ELTM (Management)
06 Mar 2023 - 05 Jun 2023
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Module 3
06 Mar 2023 - 05 Jun 2023
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Module 1
13 Mar 2023 - 26 May 2023
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Module 2
20 Mar 2023 - 01 Dec 2023
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Module 2
05 Jun 2023 - 01 Dec 2023
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Module 2
10 Jun 2023 - 28 Jul 2023
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Module 1
17 Jul 2023 - 28 Jul 2023
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Module 3
18 Jul 2023 - 27 Jul 2023
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Module 3
18 Sep 2023 - 04 Dec 2023
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Module 3 ELTM (Management)
18 Sep 2023 - 04 Dec 2023
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Module 1
18 Sep 2023 - 01 Dec 2023
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Module 2
25 Sep 2023 - 31 May 2024
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Module 2
11 Dec 2023 - 31 May 2024
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TEFL

CourseDates
TEFL - ITI-TEFL 01 May 2023 - 09 Jun 2023 Details

Short Courses

CourseDates
Short Courses - Embodied Approaches to Professional Development 22 Apr 2023 - 23 Apr 2023 FULL
Short Courses - Embodied Approaches to Professional Development 27 May 2023 - 28 May 2023 Details
Short Courses - Embodied Approaches to Professional Development 05 Aug 2023 - 06 Aug 2023 Details
Short Courses - Embodied Approaches to Professional Development 18 Nov 2023 - 19 Nov 2023 Details

TKT Exam

CourseDates
TKT Exam - CLIL 07 May 2023 - 07 May 2023 Details
TKT Exam - Module 1 07 May 2023 - 07 May 2023 Details
TKT Exam - Module 2 07 May 2023 - 07 May 2023 Details
TKT Exam - Module 3 07 May 2023 - 07 May 2023 Details
TKT Exam - YL 07 May 2023 - 07 May 2023 Details

Other

CourseDates
Other - Introduction to Coaching 15 Feb 2023 - 29 Mar 2023 Details
Other - FACILITATION SKILLS FOR TRAINERS and EDUCATORS 17 Apr 2023 - 23 Apr 2023 FULL
Other - FACILITATION SKILLS FOR TRAINERS and EDUCATORS 22 May 2023 - 28 May 2023 Details
Other - FACILITATION SKILLS FOR TRAINERS and EDUCATORS 31 Jul 2023 - 06 Aug 2023 Details
Other - Professional Development Course Design 22 Oct 2023 - 09 Nov 2023 Details
Other - FACILITATION SKILLS FOR TRAINERS and EDUCATORS 13 Nov 2023 - 19 Nov 2023 Details

Workshops

CourseDates
Workshops - "How to Teach IELTS Reading. 04 Feb 2023 - 04 Feb 2023 FULL
Workshops - Active Learning - Actively involved or actively hypnotized 11 Mar 2023 - 11 Mar 2023 FULL

ITI Train the Trainer

CourseDates
ITI Train the Trainer 19 Feb 2023 - 13 Apr 2023 Details
ITI Train the Trainer 27 Aug 2023 - 19 Oct 2023 Details

ITI Primary

CourseDates
ITI Primary 15 Oct 2023 - 15 Jun 2024 Details

ITI Secondary

CourseDates
ITI Secondary 15 Oct 2023 - 15 Jun 2024 Details

Student Reviews

Words most commonly used to describe this centre


Best experience ever!

, CELTA student,

I reccomend all teachers willing to do CELTA course to do it in ITI for many reasons. The tutors are professional, the organization is on level and the location and living expenses are affordable.

, CELTA student,

I am fully satisfied

, CELTA student,

The tutors at ITI were very supportive. They always gave me new and challenging tasks. I was concerned about taking the CELTA course because it's online, but now I’m happy that I took it because I improved not only my teaching skills in general, but also my teaching skills for the computer and online. I highly recommend the International Training Institute's CELTA course.

, CELTA Online student,

Online CELTA with ITI is a great opportunity for foreign teachers! It's just mind breaking!

, CELTA Online student,

My tutors Liz and Zahra were very supportive and gave constructive feedback with the help their guidance I have improved the areas I need to work on

, Workshops - Metaverse for Language Learning student,

I would like to thank my tutors (Liz Aykanat and Özlem Kaplan) for this wonderful experience! It's been my dream to do CELTA for several years and I'm glad that I did it in your school - the procedures were always clear, tutors always followed the plan, not to say how motivating and inspiring our sessions and TPs were! We always got a very thorough feedback on our lessons, all the comments were to the point and very discreet. I wish all the best to the school and tutors and hope to do DELTA one day :)

, CELTA Online student,

It was helpful and very nice

, CELTA Online student,

It is a great experience and full of challenges. I am glad that I met the great administrative staff and facilities. It is an extremely useful course that is full of information and clear instructions that guide as to be a good teacher.

, CELTA Online student,

It was the most professional training I have ever attended. It’s really worth it. I will never forget those days.

, Workshops - "How to Teach IELTS Reading. student,

It was (and, I hope, will be) absolutely magnificent, inspiring, worthwhile, something taking you to the next level. You realise once more how important it is to be part of the community of likeminded people. The teachers are real experts. And you only wish you had more time to read all the books)

, DELTA Module 1 student,

It was a wonderful experience. I look forward to be there again may be for a delta course.

, CELTA student,

It was a good learning experience.

, CELTA student,

Everything was nice and professional there.

, CELTA student,

As for me everything is really good: professional tutors, always ready to help and share their knowledge. Friendly staff (administration and canteen workers).

, CELTA student,

It was a great experience and I can say almost everything was above the standard. One point to be considered is that one of the tutors could have applied better techniques in providing trainees with feedback.

, CELTA student,

I really enjoyed the course. I am definitely not the teacher who started the course, it changed my point of view dramatically. I recommend it to anyone who wants to either become a teacher or improve their teaching level.

, CELTA student,

It was an amazing experience. I’ve learned many things such as teaching techniques and professional behavior from Ramy, Robyn and Mehdi. All the tutors were helpful and supportive except 1. Thank you ITI

, CELTA student,

It was great.

, CELTA student,

The course was way more challenging than I was expecting. This is why I decided to take the exam later. However, I was pretty satisfied with the online sessions. The tutors were knowledgeable and helpful. I'd like to take the course again. This time I will be able to do the exam practices and have the chance to get feedback from the tutors.

, DELTA Module 3 student,

I received comprehensive support during the course, and tutors went out of their way to help whenever they could.

, DELTA Module 2 student,

Frankly speaking, it is one of the most positive impressions I've ever gotten thanks to our highly professional, friendly and incredibly motivating tutors. I'm extremely grateful to them and the school in general for the knowledge and practice I have gained.

, CELTA Online student,

That was a great journey!

, CELTA Online student,

It's the best learning experience I have had throughout my learning journey!

, CELTA Online student,

It was awesome

, Other - ITI Train the Trainer student,

It was the best experience in my life. I got familiar with amazing people.I could improve my knowledge and broaden my horizons ,Even though the course was intensive.

, CELTA student,

It has been an absolute joy and pleasure to learn with ITI! Tutors are highly-qualified professionals who have been approachable and supportive of trainees at all times. The growth we all gained here in 4 weeks is just unbelievable! All tutors tried to make sure we get as much as possible from the experience and helped us a lot to fulfill our potential. Thank you loads - you are making a huge difference in people's professional lives! We were extremely lucky to have amazingly caring Daria and wonderful Robyn as our tutors - simply the best of the best!

, CELTA student,

The course was a good experience for me even though it is quite demanding. The tutors were very helpful and their feedback was very insightful. The input sessions were very informative and contained a good amout of detail without being overwhelming.

, CELTA student,

I enjoyed the course, made new friends, worked with experienced tutors. I really appreciate the time I had in the course.

, CELTA student,

Overally it was an amazing experience! I learned a lot and I have a whole new understanding of teaching as a profession now.

, CELTA student,

IT was an outstanding experience with the most amazing tutors. I’m beyond grateful!

, CELTA student,

The course gave me the necessary tools to plan engaging and effective lessons. I'm truly grateful.

, CELTA student,

The best experience ever.

, CELTA student,

It was an interactive course, had a balance of input and theory. The active participation from colleagues was really helpful.

, Other - Professional Development Course Design student,

I enjoyed every single moment of the course.

, Cambridge Train the Trainer - Training of Trainers student,

Overall, it was a smooth and easy follow course

, Cambridge Train the Trainer - Training of Trainers student,

Thanks for helping me always. Thanks Tom!

, CELTA Online student,

The course was well designed and thought provoking. Tom was great as a tutor.

, Other - Introduction to Coaching student,

Taking this course in ITI was the best decision I've made in my life. And I really enjoy it.

, CELTA student,

It was a life time experience, the location of the institute is one of the best areas in Istanbul. I had a great amount of help from my tutors, Robyn, Elena and Mehdi they were great and supportive all the way. All staff were respectful and kind, I didn't have any issues with anyone. Thank you for everything.

, CELTA student,

It was a great experience for me to learn new things and try to stop fossilized methods I had learned before.

, CELTA student,

Loved the course, tutors, and camaraderie of my fellow classmates!

, CELTA student,

It was really a great experience. All people (tutors, administrators, directors) are helpful and kind. I am going back to the ITI again to take the DELTA course.

, CELTA student,

Overall, the experience was absolutely interesting!

, CELTA student,

This was the best experience I had in my whole life. It was such a unique experience, and I am looking forward to the Delta course.

, CELTA student,

Outstanding.

, CELTA student,

The course was very intensive and highly time-consuming, but the tutors did their best in order to help us and lead us the right way.

, CELTA student,

That was a fantastic experience for me. All the people in this center are so supportive. They genuinely help the candidates. I am glad to choose this center. I have a plan to participate in other courses. I will definitely choose ITI again.

, Workshops - Topic To be decided student,

The course is absolutely worth taking. I am thankful to our tutors Daria and Rami. They were helpful and dedicated. Their feedback was always detailed and clear. Though it was a tough experience I truly enjoyed my time in ITI.

, CELTA student,

Personally, I liked everything. It was a very informative course. Tha fact that I had "Daria Vaskova" as one of my tutors was the best part.

, CELTA student,

Totally fruitful. I learned beyond expectations through this course.

, CELTA student,

I’m glad I’ve chosen ITI for doing the CELTA course. The tutors Elena, Zahra and Mehdi were very supportive and professional. The overall course procedures were well-structured and organised. I would definitely recommend this centre and the course to other people.

, CELTA Online student,

one of a kind,thank you

, CELTA Online student,

The ITI experience will forever be ingrained.

, CELTA student,

A good and an insightful experience

, CELTA student,

The course was beneficial and add a lot to my teaching expertise.

, CELTA student,

Stressful but sweet and effective

, CELTA student,

I enjoyed this course very much. It was a pelasure to meet the tutors and learn from them. Everyone was so kind and caring. They would answer all question, as soon as possible. Taking this course was one of the greatest experiences of my life.

, CELTA Online student,

"It was unquestionably a once-in-a-lifetime experience for me. Memorable, unforgettable, spectacular, unique. The most remarkable thing about the course was its supportive and professional tutors Daria, Ayham, Mehdi, and Ramy. It was not easy, challenging, or demanding, but I enjoyed every class day by spending time with my tutors and other Celtees and learning from them. This was definitely the right decision to take the course.

, CELTA student,

This was a fascinating course. I have a clear insight into the type of teacher I am now. I learnt so much and felt privileged to be trained by such experienced teachers and tutors. Their sessions were brilliant as were their feedback and guidance. Apart from all this, the course reminded me and reaffirmed my love of teaching.

, CELTA Online student,

CELTA journey was absolutely beautiful! I learned a lot and I gained perfect experiences from great tutors.

, CELTA Online student,

Very demanding 4 weeks ;however you end up a worthy teaching experience as well as meeting amazing people:)

, CELTA student,

Great

, CELTA Online student,

I enjoyed the course because the tutors are enthusiastic people who put an effort to let students' understand the materials and they showed me that it is enjoyable to be a teacher.

, TKT Exam - YL student,

I had a great experience while taking this course. I have learned many things to carry on in my future career.

, CELTA Online student,

It was challenging but also useful and I gained a lot of good teaching experience.

, CELTA Online student,

The course was great, a lot of new information and practice, that is a priceless experience

, CELTA student,

It was such a great experience to study this course, I have learned a lot about my strengths and weaknesses with the help of my amazing tutors. Now I believe I am more capable of teaching different skills effectively.

, CELTA Online student,

Even for an experienced teacher, the course offers opportunities for professional development and new ways to make the lessons more student-centred.

, CELTA student,

The course was so enjoyable. It was designed in a way that enabled us t0 make the most out of it.

, DELTA Module 1 student,

It was an enriching course. I had a chance to discover my weaknesses and strenghts in teaching. All the shared information was useful and practical enough to improve my skills in teaching.

, CELTA student,

First of all, I appreciate for this wonderful course. I've learnt many things from the tutors and peers. The input sessions were also beneficial and lucrative. The only thing that I should mention as a negative point is about one of the input sessions that was about how to resubmit the assignment and as assignment 3 was the first one but we didn't know how to resubmit it as the input session took place after that, it seemed a little bit useless. All in all, everything was perfect. Thank you so much.

, CELTA student,

Very helpful and practical

, CELTA student,

Although very intense, the CELTA course has to be where I have learned the most about teaching. The course helped me to gain the skills and knowledge you will need as a teacher. This course gave me the training I needed to become an English language teacher. The course covers the principles of effective teaching and gives me a range of teaching techniques and practical experience. I got hands-on teaching practice and observation from experienced teachers, and I could apply my learning by delivering communicative teaching to English language learners. This course will be beneficial when I return to school, and I hope my students will benefit from all I have learned. If I have to summarise the system of CELTA, it has improved my English language awareness. It changed and developed my teaching methodologies and gave me the scope for a better understanding of learners. I believe that it improved me as a teacher. It upgraded my classroom management technique. I have enhanced my plan, resource lessons, and, last but not least, helped me develop professionally.

, CELTA Online student,

The experience I gained here is so valuable. It improved me as a teacher a lot. I am so happy about that and will never forget anything regarding this course.

, CELTA student,

It was one of the best experience of my whole life. I learnt a lot from my tutors. Millions thanks to Robyn and Nazli, best tutors ever!

, CELTA student,

It was hectic but rewarding

, CELTA student,

I did learn a lot from Daria! Best turor ever.the course overally was not bad but I expected more. I learned a lot from Daria since she is so knowledgeable and helpful. The course was the same as the teacher training course in Iran( which is being held in iran) which I took part in 2 years ago.so nothing new!!! Also the tutors were not really clear in giving instructions about assignments.the did not help us alot.so everything about the assignments was vague! Thank god I could pass all of them since I have got bachelor's degree in TEFL otherwise I would fail all of them.

, CELTA student,

The course provides you with whatever toolkit I will need as a teacher in the classroom . Not only did it extend my teaching skills but also ensured I can put them into practice . Tutors were very freindly and a positive and collaborative learning environment was noticeable in all the meetings we had togther .

, CELTA Online student,

I have learned a lot from this experience, I think it is a great addition to my teaching skills. I'm so glad that I had my CELTA in ITI, thank you.

, CELTA Online student,

ITI is the right choice for the CELTA course!

, CELTA Online student,

It was a pleasure taking CELTA at ITI. I have learned a lot from our professional tutors and improved my skills. Thank you for the experience!

, CELTA student,

A wonderful experience that changed my perspective on teaching. I was really lucky to have two amazing tutors who supported me and provided me with the guidance I needed to complete the course. I am absolutely happy with how it turned out!

, CELTA Online student,

Overall, it was a very practical course the feedback given by one of my tutors helped me a lot I feel lucky. He was inspiring and dedicated. the whole experience was great. Thank you

, CELTA Online student,

I generally enjoyed my time in ITI; with great tutors and easily followed procedures, they were able to guide us towards completing the course and becoming better teachers in the long run.

, CELTA Online student,

Everything was great! Thank you!

, CELTA student,

This wasn't my first course at ITI and every time I go there, I learn more and more. The tutors are very professional, supportive and friendly, and the learning environment is super positive.

, Cambridge Train the Trainer - Training of Trainers student,

The course is beneficial and informative.

, Cambridge Train the Trainer - Training of Trainers student,

Terrific experience A dream-come-true

, DELTA Module 1 student,

Being surrounded by like-minded colleagues from different countries and working with the experienced tutors was really inspiring. Apart from that, I loved the fact that we had a platform with all the documents in one place and a forum, where we could ask questions and find all the necessary information.

, DELTA Module 2 student,

The course tutors and the administrative staff are super friendly, supportive, flexible and professional. You’ve all made the impossible possible for me! Thank you all!

, DELTA Module 2 student,

I found the course super helpful. We only saw one tutor, Elna, during the input sessions but as always she was absolutely amazing. She's knowledgeable, helpful, well-prepared, and kept the session interesting.

, DELTA Module 3 student,

Thoroughly enjoyed the course, and will recommend ITI to people that I know 😀

, DELTA Module 2 student,

It has been incredibly interesting and challenging. I have learnt a great deal. The tutors were a great support.

, CELTA Online student,

My CELTA course is considered a unique experience for me .I can't believe that I got through the challenges I faced in the course .I really appreciate the efforts made by Liz, and my tutors to create a new professional teacher , and the great collaboration among all members of the group .I really enjoyed the course .I feel that I miss reading through the course units, teaching practice ,the wonderful Turkish learners ,hard times for doing the assignments....Overall ,this course is regarded as a turning point in my life .

, CELTA Online student,

Knowledgeable tutors. I, however, assume that they would be more helpful if they were able to transfer and clarify the concepts better.

, Workshops - Metaverse for Language Learning student,

This course was a fantastic opportunity for me to learn lots of new things and I am so delighted that I could have this course since I always wanted to go through this course. From the very first moment that I started the course I tried to use all those thing that I learned over the course and I am so happy for that.

, CELTA Online student,

I feel lucky to work with such wonderful tutors. I enjoyed every minute of the course. It is challenging but once in a lifetime experience.

, CELTA Online student,

A very positive experience with a genuine and supportive team.

, CELTA Online student,

The tutors were supportive and very helpful and available. My expectations were met and the learning environment was safe and motivating.

, DELTA Module 1 student,

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