Netherlands, Utrecht

Bilingual Education (CLIL): Professional Development for Teachers

when 27 August 2012 - 31 August 2012
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 1195

A professional development course aimed at teachers, trainee teachers, and programme coordinators working in secondary school bilingual education. Do you want to improve your understanding of content and language integrated learning (CLIL)? Do you want to refresh and develop your CLIL teaching methodology? This hands-on course draws on over fifteen years of experience in bilingual education in the Netherlands. It will develop your CLIL skills, understanding and expertise, and inspire you with a range of practical activities for your CLIL lessons. Topics include:
• How “CLIL” are you?
• Activating language and content
• A good CLIL lesson
• Providing input and guiding understanding in CLIL
• The language of your subject
• Materials development for CLIL
• Dealing with errors and feedback
• Encouraging speaking and writing in CLIL
• Dealing with vocabulary in CLIL.

This course can - as a further option - prepare you for the Cambridge International Certificate for Teachers in Bilingual Education.

Course leader

Rosie Tanner and Jason Skeet

Target group

In-service teachers, pre-service teachers, and programme coordinators working in secondary school bilingual education.

Course aim

To refresh and improve participants understanding, expertise and skills related to content and language integrated learning (CLIL).
To inspire participants with a range of practical activities for CLIL lessons and programmes.
To equip participants with the knowledge and skills to create their own high quality CLIL lessons.

Credits info

2 ECTS
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 1195: Course + course materials + housing

Scholarships

Valid for a Comenius grant: deadline January 16th 2012.

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