International Teaching Diploma (ITD) - Online

Online ITD

Asian College of Teachers (ACT) presents the online International Teaching Diploma (ITD), a customized program designed for teaching enthusiasts seeking an international teacher training experience. This online course equips individuals to secure positions in Primary, Montessori, and Nursery schools worldwide. By pursuing this teacher training program online, aspirants gain insights into the latest learner-centric teaching methods recognized in today's global classrooms. Participants can learn cutting-edge teaching techniques from the comfort of their homes, gaining an in-depth understanding of modern international teaching methodologies. With flexible durations of 3, 6, or 12 months, this course caters to both aspiring and experienced educators. Graduates of the ITD program also have the option to take the Cambridge TKT exam, earning a prestigious certification to enhance their competitiveness in the teaching profession.

Course duration:  3 months – 12 months
Eligibility criteria:  Minimum qualification is 10+2
Course fee:  35000 INR

  • Comprehensive Training for KG to Primary Levels
  • Instruction in the Latest Methodologies and Approaches
  • Skill Development to Foster Creativity and Innovation in Teaching
  • In-Depth Knowledge in Montessori, Nursery, and Primary Teaching
  • Cost-Effective Learning with Enhanced Productivity

  • Recent Graduates
  • Job Seekers in the Education/Teaching Field
  • Working Educators Aspiring to Excel
  • Mid-Career Professionals Seeking a Change
  • Experienced or Retired Teachers Seeking Further Exposure
  • Individuals Aiming to Restart Their Career in Education

International Teaching Diploma


Module 1: Principles of Teaching

  • Principles of Education
  • Educational Psychology and Theories of Learning
  • Different Teaching Methods/Approaches for YL
    • Fostering Creativity in the early years
    • Developing Critical Thinking Skills (since we are going to include high school)
  • Teacher as facilitator- monitoring & motivation

Module 2: Teaching Strategies

  • Lesson planning and instructional strategies
  • Assessment and evaluation in differentiated learning
  • Classroom management for inclusive classrooms - SEN
  • Resource and Material Development
  • Language learning VS acquisition

Module 3: Digital Literacy- 21st century Classroom

  • Introduction to Digital Literacy
  • Evaluating Sources
  • The Learner Centric Classroom
  • Skill Sets for the 21st Century Learner
  • Devices of Communication, Importance of M-Learning & Applications
  • Assessing and Selecting the Right M-Learning Apps and LMS
  • Virtual Learning Environments and Learning Tools (VOLT)
  • Digital Literacy – Risks & Safety Measures
  • Creating and Managing Your Personal Brand
  • Instructional Classroom Strategies

Module 4: Assessment & Evaluation

  • Introduction to Assessment and Evaluation
  • Types and Characteristics of Assessments
  • Principles of Assessment
  • Learning Cycles
  • Assessment – From Application to Practice
  • Mapping the Learning Process - Case Studies
  • Designing 21st Century Assessment
  • Objectives and Functions of Evaluation and Assessment

SEMESTER: 2 (Candidates can opt for any 4 subjects from the following):

Early Childhood Care & Education

  • Introduction to ECCE
  • Stages of development
  • Factors affecting early childhood -
  • Helping early childhood learners settle down in school

Montessori Teaching

  • Maria Montessori – philosophy, methodology, psychology
  • EPL & Sensorial
  • Language and Math in Montessori school
  • Art and craft for young learners

Nursery Teaching

  • Introduction to teaching young learners
  • Importance of play and play way approach
  • Child, health & nutrition
  • Self-awareness

Primary & Secondary Teaching

  • Project Method
  • Discovery Learning
  • Grammar & Phonology
  • Integrating Technology in the classroom

Special Educational Needs - SEN

  • Identifying various types of learning challenges
  • Identifying and supporting learners with special needs
  • Managing behaviour of special need children
  • ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy


  • Introduction to TESOL
  • The Study of English
  • Teaching Techniques (Language Skills)
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning


Primary STEM

  • Air, Water & Weather
  • Food and Health
  • Germination in Plants
  • Leaves
  • Light
  • Living and Non-living Things
  • Soil and Rock
  • Sound
  • States of Matter
  • Activities for Pre-primary students

**Micro-teaching at the end of the course

Mode of learning

The International Teaching Diploma program is available in an online mode of learning. It helps candidates to pursue the course while keeping up with their daily schedules.

Value of the Certificate

  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The prestigious EQAC - Education Quality Accreditation Commission has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) that has met all the standards set by this Commission
  • On successful completion, trainees will be awarded a certificate from Asian College of Teachers with a stamp of approval from the prestigious World Certification Institute (WCI)
  • All ACT courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • All ACT teacher training courses are certified by CPD Certification Service, UK
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC Education, an awarding organization and a global provider of British education
  • ACT is an institutional member of Montessori Europe (ME)
  • ACT is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI)
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)

Career prospects

ACT’s intensive Online International Diploma Course thoroughly prepares trainees for pre and primary teaching roles. Upon completion, graduates can explore various career paths, including:

  • Teaching (pre and primary, Montessori, nursery, and shadow)
  • Educational consulting
  • Class teacher in an inclusive classroom
  • Primary STEM Educator
  • Online class teacher
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Course Coordinator
  • School Consultant
  • Entrepreneurs willing to establish Montessori or nursery schools