Pilgrims Teacher Training

Welcome to Pilgrims' online community for teachers of English! Our aim is to inspire and empower the teachers who attend our courses.

For over 45 years, Pilgrims has been working with thousands of teachers from all over the world in order to successfully help them develop their teaching skills. We believe in a humanistic approach to teacher development and our philosophy is Learn, Experiment, Apply, Develop (LEAD). We have an overwhelming passion to develop the confidence of all our teachers and guide them with support and enthu

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Dear Pilgrims Community,

Don't miss out the next Pilgrims Café, March 5, 2-4:30pm CET
This edition will feature distinguished guests: Jane Arnold and Scott Thornbury.
The café runs live on the Zoom platform, seats are free but please register here: [email protected]

See you then!


Happy New Year to our Pilgrims Friends! We wish you all good things in 2022.
What better way to kick off a new year than our online Café with special guests Jeremy Harmer, Aljcia Galaska and André Hedlund. Please read below for more.


Join us and our very special guests
Saturday Nov 20 2-4:30pm CET.


The Pilgrims Café is back: join us Saturday Nov 20, from 2pm to 4:30pm CET. Our guests: Philip Kerr, Sarah Mercer and Herbert Puchta.

Attendance is free. Please get in touch to request here:
[email protected]

See you there!


Mark the date!! The Pilgrims Café is reopening its doors Saturday Sept 18 2-5pm CET.

The event is free but you'll need to register here: [email protected]

Pilgrims in Paris 21/06/2021

Pilgrims in Paris this summer July 12-16! Get inspired, learn how to LEAD!

Acting skills for teachers (with Peter Dyer)

Creating Motivation (with Chaz Pugliese)

More info here: https://www.pilgrims.co.uk/page/?title=Pilgrims+in+Paris&pid=147

Pilgrims in Paris Come train with Pilgrims world-class trainers in Paris this summer! It's been a tough year: we know you're exhausted, we know you crave human contact, we know you need and deserve a break, you need to get your batteries recharged, meet some people, share and learn some new and exciting ideas in a n...


NEW!! Pilgrims in Paris and Segovia (Spain) in July 2021!!
We are very excited to announce Pilgrims will be running TD courses in these two stunning cities in July.
For more info, please write here: [email protected]

Pilgrims: get inspired, and LEAD!


Don't miss a very special edition of the Pilgrims Café, May 22, 2-5pm, which will mark the 8th anniversary of the Creativity Group (C-group). The C-group is a grassroots movement of teachers who believe Creativity (the teacher's as well as the student's) should be center stage in any classroom.
I'm delighted to announce a spectacular line-up of guests, all C-group members:

Alan Maley (also the group co-founder)
Claudia Ferradas
Nik Peachey
Malu Sciamarelli
Jane Spiro
Adrian Underhill

Please remember that the event is free of charge but that you'll need to register here: [email protected]


Our upcoming courses online


Now more than ever before: better together!!

Come join the Pilgrims community April 17, 2-5pm CET
(see below on info how to register). See you there!

Home 07/04/2021

STOP PRESS -STOP PRESS: Don't miss the April issue of Humanizing Language Teaching, as usual packed with practical ideas, insightful articles and other, diverse, exciting bits! Check it out here: www.hltmag.co.uk

Home HLT is the leading free online magazine for teachers of English. Inside you'll find a wealth of ELT articles and ELT resources, Lesson Ideas, student voices, book reviews and articles about 21st...


Don't miss our next Café, Saturday April 17, 2pm-5pm (CET)
Get in touch here: [email protected] and we'll send you a link! See you soon.


PILGRIMS NEW Live Online Classes: get inspired and learn how you can LEAD with us!

Book your seat here: [email protected]


Check out our upcoming online live classes...

Pilgrims TD: learn how to LEAD


The Pilgrims Café March 13 2pm-5pm CET
Come join us!

Home 22/02/2021

Learn how to LEAD with Pilgrims!

Online LIVE Classes upcoming Sat Feb 27:

'Improvisation Skills for Speaking Practice' (with Peter Dyer).

Come work with a small group, experience lots of valuable ideas you can use with your own students at home!

Book your seat here: www.pilgrims.co.uk

[email protected]

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Come learn how to LEAD. Pilgrims brand new online LIVE worshops here. Better together!


Our first Café was a huge hit with over 200 people from all over. Come join our next Café Feb 13, 2-5pm CET. To register: send an email here: [email protected]
See you all there!


The first Pilgrims Café was held last Saturday Jan 23 and it was a huge success, with over 200 people participating from all corners of the world. Thank you! We're so happy to hear you all seem to have enjoyed it as much as we did!
Our next café is scheduled to run Saturday Feb 13, 2pm - 5pm CET. The full schedule will be posted soonest, so watch this space!
Please remember that you will need to send an email to register: [email protected]

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... a place where you can forget all your stress, take some time to focus on you and just be the teacher you want to be...

Imagine one or two weeks in a relaxing environment where you get to meet amazing like-minded teachers from around the world and are free to be expressive and creative as you want to be...

This is Pilgrims Teacher Training and this is our invitation to join our worldwide family of amazing people who want to make a difference in education.

Over 40 years’ expreience training teachers all over the worls and an incredible team of trainers, combined with a stunning University environment, offer you a unique oppoertunity to energize your teaching!

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