Our Partnership with NILE

As part of our growing commitment to teacher professional development, we’ve partnered with NILE, a leading provider of professional development for teachers, trainers and education professionals around the world. Our partnership marks the beginning of our work together to develop and promote quality teacher education programmes globally, offering all Macmillan Education customers exclusive pricing on NILE courses.

From online learning to face-to-face training opportunities in the UK, take a look at how our partnership can support you in your professional development.

NILE – Macmillan Education Brochure

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Established in 1995, NILE is one of the largest and most respected providers of professional development courses for English language teachers, trainers and educational professionals.

As a specialist teacher development institute, NILE provides online and face-to-face courses for teachers around the world, and has trained over 40,000 teachers from 90 countries. 


Find out more about a selection of NILE courses on offer and our exclusive pricing for all Macmillan Education customers.


Face-to-face courses

Accredited by the British Council and Eaquals, NILE offers an extensive range of two-week, face-to-face courses every summer, based in state-of-the-art teaching facilities in Norwich.

Led by a team of highly experienced academic staff and internationally recognised specialists – including Gavin Dudeney, Russell Stannard and Sandie Mourão – face-to-face courses offer practical, hands-on teaching on a range of topics. A varied social programme, plus the opportunity to stay with local host families, gives teachers the full cultural experience of studying in the UK.

All face-to-face courses are further eligible for Erasmus+ funding, with discounts for Macmillan Education customers.

Face-to-face Courses  EU Erasmus+ Funding


Online courses

Shortlisted for a 2015 ELTons award in Digital Innovation, NILE Online courses offer the highest quality of teacher training, coupled with the convenience of fitting your busy teaching schedule.

With just five hours a week of study time over an eight-week period, NILE Online offers interactive, tutor-led training, providing the opportunity to collaborate with tutors and fellow course participants through live chats and webinars.

Online Courses


Certified courses

From initial teacher training to a postgraduate programme for ELT professionals, NILE offers CELTA, Delta and MA programmes to support teachers throughout their careers.

A four-week intensive CELTA course is available at NILE's state-of-the-art campus in Norwich. For teachers looking to more advanced qualifications, modular Delta and MA programmes offer the flexibility to study online alongside full-time teaching.

CELTA  Delta  MA Programme


Exclusive pricing

As a Macmillan Education customer, our partnership with NILE guarantees teachers exclusive pricing for all online and face-to-face courses with NILE. Giving you the highest quality of training at a budget to suit your needs.

Pricing for Macmillan Education customers includes a 25% discount on NILE Online courses and a 10% discount on course fees for face-to-face and certified courses. Full pricing details can be found in our NILE – Macmillan Education Brochure.

Watch our winners' presentations

Watch the winners of our Teacher's at the Heart competition presenting at NILE, where they won the opportunity to attend a NILE course for free.