Teacher Training

Training to become a Teacher of the Bates Method of Vision Education

Teacher Training

Are you interested in training to become a Teacher of the Bates Method of Vision Education?

It is highly recommended that you take a course of one-to-one lessons for at least six months and to have experienced improvement in your own vision before deciding definitely to train, however individual applicants are considered on a case by case basis.

Note that all courses vary in their approach, so it is worth checking to make sure the course you wish to attend will provide the kind of education and qualification you require. All courses listed on these pages are not official Bates Method International approved courses, unless otherwise indicated.

United Kingdom:

Teacher Training in the UK - London - BMI

For Vision Teacher Training opportunities and more information about training in the UK please get in touch with us at the link above.


Ecole de la Vue

Francophone Teacher Training in the Bates Method run by Nina Hutchings

North America:

The Vision Educator Training Institute

This Institute provides teacher training in North America. Visit their website above for current information on their training.

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