International Chess Federation
Tuesday, 22 Aug 2023 18:03
EDU Commission announces its 10th Preparation of Teachers course

FIDE Chess in Education Commission is pleased to announce the dates of the new Preparation of Teachers course.

The course will be held online in English from September 22-24, 2023.

The target audience is teachers, chess educators, beginner and advanced players with basic chess knowledge and experience working with children.

  • Participants, based upon their exam results, qualify for the FIDE title of School Instructor.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be offered lifetime access to the Opening Master premium chess database, which currently contains over 9.6 million official over-the-board chess games and is growing on a monthly basis.

Read the detailed course description here.

Candidates who wish to attend the course must complete and return the registration form.

The cut-off date for applications is September 18. Applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, and the maximum number of places on the course is 20.

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