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The School for Training


The School for Training is a cutting edge boutique training institution which offers innovative course to language teachers in the centre of Barcelona, Spain and online.


Our courses

The School for Training is a boutique training centre which offers innovative teaching courses in Barcelona, Spain and online. We offer unique training courses for language teachers with a maximum of 8 participants tutored by award-winning writer and trainer Kieran Donaghy.

Our trainees

Our teachers come from all over the world to train on our innovative cutting edge course. So far we have had teachers from over 20 countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Algeria, Chile, Venezuela, the USA, Australia, China and Japan. Teacher train on the courses in the morning and then socialise with other teachers and get to know the beautiful city of Barcelona.

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About Us


The School for Training is located in a building beautiful just a few blocks from the stunning Sagrada Familia in the centre of Barcelona.

Who we are

Kieran Donaghy is the founder and academic director of The School for Training.

He is an experienced teacher trainer and has worked with teachers in over 30 countries. He is the author of books for students and teachers of English as a foreign language. His publications include Film in Action (Delta Publishing), How to Write Film and Video Activities (ELT Teacher 2 Writer) and Films in Health Sciences Education (Publicacions i Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona), and The Image in English Language Teaching (ELT Council).

His website Film English has won a British Council ELTons Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources, the most prestigious European media in education prize, the MEDEA Award, and an English-Speaking Union Award. Kieran is the founder and organiser of the only conference exclusively on the use of images in language teaching, The Image Conference. In addition, Kieran is the co-founder of the Visual Arts Circle a professional community of practice for language education professionals interested in the use of the visual arts in language teaching. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. You can find out more about Kieran and his work at his author website


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Get in Touch

Carrer Castillejos 326
Barcelona 08025

Opening Hours

10:00 am – 8:00 pm
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