MFL TSST Information:

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  • Those seeking to develop their potential as non-specialist MFL teachers by participating in school-led teacher subject specialism training opportunities in French and Spanish. This might include non-specialist teachers who could potentially teach MFL in addition to their main subject and teachers who want to retrain as MFL teachers.

  • Teachers wishing to teach languages cross-phase into the future.

  • Providing greater support to languages teachers wishing to return to the profession.

  • Includes key developments in MFL teaching, Lesson Planning, Mixed skills, Complex texts, Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Marking/ Assessment/ AfL, Grammar, Culture.

  • Sessions include linguistic content in French and Spanish, however the emphasis is on how to teach languages - ‘pedagogical content knowledge’.

  • The training will be extensive from January 2019 to June 2020.

  • We will offer a ‘blended’ learning experience:

  • Twilight sessions consisting of high quality instruction, facilitated by outstanding languages teachers/SLEs/Lead Practitioners.

  • Opportunity to enroll on a 20 credit Masters level course with Newcastle University – ‘Critical Reflection on Professional Practice’ which will allow participants to critically reflect on their language skills/methodological development.

  • Opportunities to improve languages through access to Foreign Languages Assistants and access/direction to on-line resources and materials.