PORTAL Education Consultants began the first every Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) in Pakistan with 45 candidates from the School of Contemporary and Islamic Learning, Gulberg, Lahore taking the test in March 2014.
After that wonderful success, PORTAL Education Consultants has gone on to even greater heights since then; with over 579 teachers taking the TKT till to-date.
The tests that show you’re developing as a teacher!
Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) is a professional qualification for teachers offered by the University of Cambridge which can be taken by teachers and trainee teachers who wish to obtain an international certificate to support their academic qualifications.
Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) is a series of internationally recognised modular teaching qualifications, which test your knowledge in a specific area of English language teaching. You can take TKT whatever your background and teaching experience, to gain recognition for your knowledge and skills.
The Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) is a TEFL qualification which introduces you to the principles and practice of teaching. It doesn’t require a classroom-based course, just an exam (although you can follow a preparation course before taking the exam if you like).
• recognised in over 60 countries as proof of teaching knowledge.
• a highly respected qualification from Cambridge English, part of the University of Cambridge.
• flexible – take as many modules as you want, over any time period. You receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module you complete.
• accessible – prepare for each module in your own time, at your own pace.
Prove your EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teaching knowledge with this series of flexible, internationally recognised tests i.e. the Cambridge English TKT.
• Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) shows how you are developing as a teacher. It is ideal for people who want to prove their teaching knowledge with a globally recognised certificate.
• Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) is a flexible series of modular teaching qualifications, which test your knowledge in specific areas of English language teaching. You can take as many modules as you want, over any time period. You receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module you complete.
After taking Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) , you can take other Cambridge English teaching qualifications such as ICELT.
Teaching Knowledge Test in Lahore (TKT) is at Foundation to Developing stages on the Cambridge English Teaching Framework.
TKT gives teachers a strong foundation in the core areas of teaching knowledge needed in the English language teaching classroom.
The Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) is a test from Cambridge English Language Assessment about teaching English to speakers of other languages.
It aims to increase teachers’ confidence and enhance job prospects by focusing on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world.
This flexible and accessible award will help you to understand:
• different methodologies for teaching;
• the ‘language of teaching’;
• the ways in which resources can be used;
• the key aspects of lesson planning ;
• classroom management methods for different needs.
It is ideal for all teachers, whatever their background and teaching experience, and is also suitable for people who would like to teach English but do not yet have a teaching position.
After taking TKT, teachers who want to develop their knowledge further can progress to Cambridge English Language Assessment’s established Teaching Awards, such as ICELT.
The Teaching Knowledge Test, or TKT, is a professional credential that focuses on core teaching concepts for teachers of English as a foreign language. TKT focuses on the specialized language and abstracted concepts of ELT.
The Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) is a test of the skills you need to be successful in teaching English to speakers of other languages. It is suitable for teachers of all age groups and abilities. There are various test modules available.
TKT gives you an internationally accepted qualification that proves your language-teaching abilities. The qualification is suitable if you are a new teacher and want to build your confidence and skills, or if you are an experienced teacher and want to specialise in a certain area, or are starting to teach English for the first time.
TKT is also a good foundation if you want to study for a further qualification in teaching English, such as the ICELT.
You don’t need any formal English qualifications to take the test.
You can choose to take any of the TKT modules in combination or on their own.
A test of knowledge about the principles and practice of English language teaching
|TKT: Module 1
Language and background to language learning and teaching
|TKT: Module 2
Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching
|TKT: Module 3
Managing the teaching and learning process
An introduction to specialist areas of English language teaching
|TKT: CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning)|
|TKT: YL (Young Learners)|
TKT assessment takes the form of a multiple choice test, made up of three modules, which can be taken together, or separately in any order.
TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) is a series of modular tests. You can take each test individually and decide how and when you take the tests. Each module consists of 80 questions and lasts 80 minutes.
There is no pass or fail and the result will be indicated by a band score. Band 1 is the weakest, indicating the candidate have restricted knowledge and skills in that area, and band 4 is the strongest, indicating extensive knowledge and skill.
Please see the Exam section for more information on the test dates and online registration form.