Netherlands, Utrecht

CLIL/EMI Train-the-Trainer

when 13 July 2021 - 24 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 1600

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, this course has been postponed to 2021.

Experienced CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) or EMI (English Medium Instruction) teachers learn to become fully-fledged CLIL trainers. This practical, hands-on course encourages teachers and/or lectures who are already familiar with CLIL/EMI to facilitate CLIL/EMI development in others. You work at designing a CLIL curriculum for a group of teachers: the intake, workshop/curriculum design, designing, delivering and evaluating workshop(s).

This CLIL train-the-trainer (TTT) programme trains you to become a CLIL trainer and hone you coaching skills. It is active and participatory, informative and hands-on. You work at designing a CLIL curriculum for a group of teachers: the intake, workshop/curriculum design, designing, delivering and evaluating workshop(s). You also develop your skills as a group facilitator.

During the course, we will explore these content areas:

- Teaching versus training
- gathering information about clients; the intake and needs analysis
- icebreakers
- designing and delivering CLIL workshops and courses
- creating CLIL training course materials related to different subject areas
- creating course assignments for CLIL teachers
- evaluation and feedback
- effective training skills

Target group

If you possess at least some of these characteristics, you have potential to be a great CLIL trainer. You:

- are ambitious, would like to make a career step: you have always (secretly) wanted to be a freelancer or trainer
- have an open relationship with your colleagues: they share stuff (about CLIL) with you
- work well with others in a pair, group or team
- are often told you are a “leader”
- are a good planner and organiser, can make time for things that are important
- are willing to try things out, trip up, be open and learn from mistakes and feedback
- know quite a lot about CLIL already and are curious to know more
- know how to -integrate CLIL elements into a lesson you observe
- are creative, make and try out (CLIL) materials
- are independent, can think for yourself
- are open to learning about yourself and to personal development.

Course aim

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

- gather information using an online survey and an intake in person
- use information gathered about a school or team to create a tailor-made course or workshop for a group of CLIL teachers
- formulate clear objectives and aims for a CLIL course and individual workshops
- design and deliver a CLIL course and individual workshops, including accompanying materials
- create a (beginning) repertoire of CLIL activities and examples for different subject areas
- respond to questions about CLIL confidently and securely during workshops or training sessions with teachers
- evaluate a CLIL course and an individual workshop
- demonstrate an array of CLIL training skills, strategies and activities which illustrate your background knowledge of key
- components of CLIL theory
- articulate your own beliefs, attitudes and feelings about being a CLIL trainer and reflect on what kind of trainer you are and want to be or become
- stimulate and guide the reflective skills of a group of teachers

Fee info

EUR 1600: Course + course materials
EUR 350: Housing fee (optional)

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