This course in CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) methodology is tailored exclusively for primary school teachers. It provides a comprehensive understanding of CLIL principles and practical applications. Over the duration of this program, we will explore the core principles and practical applications of CLIL in primary education.
CLIL is an approach that combines language and content instruction, making it a superb tool to help your students grasp both subjects and language simultaneously. Our journey begins with an in-depth examination of CLIL's origins and its significance in the primary school context. You will gain insight into why CLIL has gained prominence as an effective teaching approach that simultaneously enhances language skills and subject knowledge. As we progress, we will delve into the practical aspects of implementing CLIL in your daily teaching practices. You will acquire a set of strategies to integrate language and content instruction, fostering a rich and immersive learning experience for your students. Furthermore, this course will guide you in assessing the outcomes of CLIL instruction, ensuring that you can measure language proficiency and subject comprehension effectively. You will develop the skills to adapt your teaching methods based on your students' progress.
To support your CLIL journey, we provide access to a wide array of resources and materials, including sample lesson plans and recommended texts, all designed to enhance your proficiency in CLIL methodology. Upon completing this course, you will emerge as a skilled CLIL practitioner, ready to deliver engaging and effective lessons that empower your primary school students in both language acquisition and content mastery.
Understand CLIL: Explain the concept of CLIL, its origins, and its importance in primary education.
Implement CLIL Strategies: Apply practical CLIL strategies to your primary school teaching, effectively integrating language and content instruction.
Enhance Language Skills: Improve your students' language proficiency by using CLIL, allowing them to communicate and comprehend complex subjects more confidently.
Promote Subject Mastery: Help your students deepen their understanding of various subjects while learning a new language.
Engage Students: Create an engaging and interactive classroom environment that fosters active participation and enthusiasm for learning.
Assess CLIL Outcomes: Develop assessment techniques to gauge your students' language development and content comprehension, enabling you to tailor your teaching to their needs.
Access Resources: Utilize a variety of resources, including sample lesson plans and recommended materials, to support your CLIL implementation.
Confidently Teach CLIL: Feel confident and skilled in using CLIL methodology to enhance your primary school teaching, making learning more enjoyable and effective for your students.
Day 1 - Monday: Welcome and Introduction to CLIL for Primary School Teachers
Welcome and Course Overview
School Presentations and Icebreakers
Introduction to CLIL Principles
Origins and Development of CLIL
Importance of CLIL in Primary Education
Benefits of CLIL for Language Proficiency and Subject Mastery
Day 2 - Tuesday: Practical Implementation of CLIL in Primary School Teaching
Strategies for Effective CLIL Instruction
Selecting Appropriate Content for CLIL Lessons
Designing Engaging CLIL Activities
Creating a Supportive Learning Environment
Day 3 - Wednesday: Assessing CLIL Outcomes in Primary School
Assessing Language Development in CLIL
Assessing Content Comprehension in CLIL
Adapting Teaching Based on Assessment
Peer Learning and Assessment in CLIL
Day 4 - Thursday: Resources and Materials for CLIL in Primary Schools
Exploring CLIL Teaching Resources
Utilizing Sample Lesson Plans
Recommended Texts and Materials for CLIL
Creating Your Own CLIL Materials
Day 5 - Friday: Becoming a Confident CLIL Practitioner in Primary Education
Confidence in Implementing CLIL for Primary School Teaching
Overcoming Challenges in CLIL Teaching
Recap of Key CLIL Concepts for Primary Educators
Future Directions in CLIL Education for Primary Schools
Course Evaluation and Feedback
Certificate of Attendance
The 5-day course fee per participant is set at 400€, which provides comprehensive coverage for all aspects of the program. This fee includes the following:
Course Materials: Participants will receive all necessary course materials, including handouts, guides, and resources, to support their learning throughout the program.
Administrative Support: Participants will benefit from administrative assistance before, during, and after the course, ensuring a smooth registration process, timely communication, and any necessary follow-up support.
Monitoring and Mentoring: The course fee covers monitoring and mentoring services provided by experienced professionals who will guide participants throughout the program, offering personalized support, feedback, and guidance.
Coffee Breaks: Participants will enjoy refreshments during coffee breaks, fostering networking opportunities and providing a relaxed environment for informal discussions and interactions.
Other Inclusions: The fee also covers any additional services or resources required for the successful implementation of the course, ensuring a comprehensive and fulfilling learning experience.
We strive to ensure that participants receive exceptional value for their investment in the course, with the fee covering a wide range of services and resources that contribute to their professional development and overall satisfaction.