the next step
in your career

6 to 11 January, São Paulo

24 January to 11 July, online


Online or face-to-face. Your choice. The same warm, welcoming but intense experience.


This 40h course covers the most important aspects of teacher development frameworks through fast-paced discussions and activities and you will spend most of your time engaged in content-rich assignments.


Build lasting professional connections while you develop professionally. Meet highly committed professionals seeking to take the next step in their careers.

a tailor-made experience

The Troika Teacher Trainers takes into account the context of Brazilian language centres and regular schools.

Additionally, while the core content of the course is always the same, the course tutors will personalize the learning experience by (re)designing activities that address your own development needs.

a troika certificate

Trusted by over 10,000 teachers and 100 schools and education companies, a Troika Certificate is acknowledged by the market as a valuable asset.

Our line-up of tutors includes Isabela Villas Boas, Paulo Dantas, Mônica Freire, Leticia Moraes and many guests who are leading experts in their fields.

learn more about the course

Who is the course for?

This course is for teachers who want to become teacher trainers. Even if you don't want to become a teacher trainer but would like to investigate how professional education works, this course is for you.

How will the face-to-face course work?

This version of the course will take place in São Paulo as an intensive, 5-day course

Is the online course the same as the face-to-face?

Yes and no. (This is a common answer you'll get in this course!) The course outcomes are the same but the learning experience has been redesigned to take into account the particularities of an online environment. The online course includes both live sessions and self-study moments.

What will I learn in the course?

This is a very comprehensive course and we see it as the beginning of your career in teacher development. In a nutshell: you will learn the most important strategies to help teachers develop professionally such as how to give feedback, plan development sessions, help teachers design personal development plans and much, much more.

Who are the tutors?

Each edition features a main course tutor who is responsible for the organisation of the course and a number of guest tutors. For the 2021 editions of the Troika Teacher Trainers, tutors include: Paulo Dantas, Isabela Villas Boas, Mônica Freire, Guilherme Pacheco and special guests ;)

How will the online course work?

We have redesigned the Troika Teacher Trainer learning experience so you can take the course from your home, taking into account the particularities of an online environment. The online course includes both live sessions (every other week, on Saturdays from 4:30 to 6:30) over the course of 20 weeks and self-study moments).

course content


Unit 1

Course Introduction - From teacher to trainer and The KASA framework. 


Training vs Continuous professional development - Training Methodology.  


Unit 4

Identifying good teaching practice, prioritising. 

How to observe a lesson.


How to prepare a workshop + delivery. 


Unit 2

Designing an effective training session: input types and activity types.

Lesson Planning. 


Unit 5

Case studies: professional development for Teachers Educators. 


Unit 3

Feedback: Giving oral feedback to teachers. 


Observation and Supervision: the role of the observer - writing a report . 


Language Awareness: identifying errors and focusing on teachers' accuracy. 


Promoting teacher development. 


24 January to 11 July 2022,



6-11 January, 2022

face-to-face in São Paulo

how much?

Non-member -R$ 1.950,00

Member Pro- R$1.365,00 

Member Major- R$ 1.560

Member Lite - R$ 1.755,00

Public Sector Teachers - R$ 975