Professionalisation of teachers and staff (2014-20)
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Are you a language teacher? Do you want to provide your students with more opportunities to put their language learning in context? Then join us for “Languages in Context”, a thematic seminar that will address such issues as student motivation, pronunciation and providing students with meaningful language interactions.
The seminar will put a special emphasis on methodologies and ways of using Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) for meaningful language acquisition. Learning a (foreign) language and vocabulary through context is an important but often overlooked aspect of language learning. In addition to the pursuit of language learning in a purely academic setting, the thematic seminar will look at methodologies for language learning that involve teacher and student exchanges, travel and real-life interactions.
This contact and thematic seminar aims to provide both primary and post-primary language teachers with information on using CLIL as a methodology for language learning and will showcase how such an approach can be enhanced by integrating it within an Erasmus+ project and opening the door to teacher and student exchanges. Teachers can expect:
To meet other teachers active in Erasmus+ who will showcase how they are using CLIL in their classroom and the impact of their projects;
To gain new ideas as well as a better understanding of CLIL and best practices in teacher and student mobility projects;
To learn about professional development opportunities for teachers, such as job-shadowing or training abroad;
To learn about Erasmus+ School Exchange Partnerships. Meaningful exchange with peers, travel and real-life interaction can do wonders for student’ motivation to learn a foreign language. These personal experiences can also greatly improve students’ confidence (and pronunciation!)
This event was initially planned to occur face to face. Unfortunately, due to the impact of Covid-19 on travel restriction and health and safety risks we had to transfer the activity online.
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IE01 - Léargas
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Post- primary school working with young people through languages.
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