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International House Toruń

15 Legionów

87-100 Toruń


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The annual IH Toruń Teacher Training Day is back for 2018! This time we are very pleased to welcome John Hughes as our main plenary speaker. John is the author of ETPedia and the coursebooks Life and Spotlight on First. John will be sponsored by National Geographic Learning.

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of IH Toruń, so expect some extra special celebrations!

25th anniversary of IH Torun

The event will end with a fun social evening in beautiful Toruń where you can mingle and network with other like-minded EFL teachers. Click for directions to the social event.

IH Toruń International Teacher Training Day 2018


60PLN per person for non-IH teachers. Choose the non-IH teacher option.

Once you have registered, then please send a bank transfer to:

International House Toruń sp. z o.o. sp. k. Szkoła Języka Angielskiego, ul. Legionów 15, 87-100 Toruń, PKO BP 85 1020 5011 0000 9702 0137 6698

In the transfer title box please write: "IH Toruń Teacher Training Day".

Free for IH teachers


Do you need to be a teacher at an IH school in Poland?

No, the event is open to ALL English language teachers from any school - with preference to schools in Central/Eastern Europe. In the past, we have also had many local non-IH teachers of English and local state school teachers. There is a small fee of 60PLN for non-IH teachers.

What are my transport options getting to the event?

Toruń is situated in north-central Poland. Bydgoszcz airport (BZG) is 45 mins away by car or bus. Gdańsk airport (GDN) and Poznan airport (POZ) are both 2 hrs away with good train and bus connections. Warsaw has two airports. The main one is Warsaw Okęcie (WAW) and there is also Warsaw Modlin (WMI) which serves low-cost airlines. Warsaw is about 3hrs from Toruń by bus or train. offers good, cheap coach connections from many cities to Toruń. Advance booking is essential via their website.

PKP trains are now very modern and comfortable and you can book online in English!

What are the accommodation options in Toruń?

Although, it's a whole-day event it's best to stay overnight as there will also be a social event in the evening at a local bar. To help you, we’ve teamed up some local hotels and by e-mailing and quoting “International House Toruń” you are entitled to a special discounted rate at the following prices:

Hotel Pod Orłem ***

Single room – 105PLN/ per room without breakfast

Twin room – 160PLN/ per room without breakfast

Breakfast is an extra charge of 21PLN per person.

Hotel Solaris ***

Single room – 190 PLN/ per room without breakfast or 220 PLN/ per room with breakfast

Twin room – 210 PLN/ per room without breakfast or 270 PLN/ per room with breakfast.

Double room for single use - 210 PLN/ per room without breakfast or 240 PLN/ per room with breakfast.

Hotel Nicolaus ****

Single room – 290PLN/ per room with breakfast

Double room – 350PLN/ per room with breakfast

Alternatively, you can visit here for a selection of accommodation options in the city.

What are the nearest car parks to the venues?

The event is divided into 2 venues. The main venue (where the workshops take place) is International House (ul. Legionów 15). There are no parking spaces directly at the school. However, you can park around the corner in ul. Bawarczyków or at the car park behind Cinema City (Czerwona Droga). In the afternoon, we will all move to another venue in town.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

There's no need to print out your ticket as your details will already be registered. Please just bring a pen, notebook and ideas!

How do I sign up for the different workshops?

You sign up for the workshops on the day. Once you have registered, go up to the 1st floor. There you will find the sign up sheets in the corridor. Due to limited space, the workshops are on a first come, first served basis.

Will I receive a certificate of attendance?

Yes, all participants will receive a certificate of attendance. This will be given at the end of the plenary session.

Will there be catering at the event?

Participants will be welcomed with pizza upon arrival. There will also be tea, coffee and soft drinks available. After the plenary (approx. 18.00), participants can disperse independently to local restaurants before the big social party in the evening.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact Glenn Standish (IH Toruń Director of Studies) direct at

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