Holmesglen has worked across multiple sites in Indonesia with our partner, the Muhammadiyah Foundation. Our goal was to develop skills in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curriculum design and implementation.
The outcome was a curriculum document comprising more than 300 pages of Indonesian-contextualised resources in the field of English for Nursing to be used across universities across Indonesia.
International Training and Assessment Courses
Holmesglen is one of a select group of national institutions accredited to deliver the Australian government’s International Training and Assessment teacher training courses. The program can be delivered face-to-face or online and is available in a languages other than English, including Chinese, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Hindi.
An example of our delivery was in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province in China. The program was contextualized for our client, Jiangsu Vocational College of Medicine, to be relevant to medical participants. We can also develop the program for other specialisations, such as building, hospitality, early childhood, ICT and aged care as examples.
Holmesglen has delivered English language testing with our partner ZBTI in Ningbo, Jiangsu Province China for many years. Holmesglen has also trained ZBTI teachers to administer and assess students’ proficiency in English. We test for authentic communicative interaction. To support this the Listening, Reading and Writing materials are carefully selected to meet the interests and needs of each individual.
English Language Testing
Holmesglen has delivered a curriculum project for teachers with long-term partner SICT in Jinan, Shandong Province China since 2020. The project introduces teachers to competency-based training, including the development of curriculum materials for the classroom.
Competency Based Training Curriculum Design
Holmesglen has delivered the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment internationally for many years. Locations include multiple sites in China, including Huai’an, Jinan, Ningbo, Wuhan, Changsha and Chengdu. Other international locations include Qatar, supporting out Qatar Central Bank project and the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia where Holmesglen has delivered trades training at the mine site.
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
This program is designed for in-service teachers of English language or other disciplines who need to develop the skills necessary to produce students ready for the global labour market. A key focus of this program is assisting teachers to deliver streamed language content or English for specific purposes. In other words how to teach English for training in particular vocational or discipline areas such as English for Nursing. The program is delivery in blended format encompassing online and intensive face-to-face mode in country.
Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)