Modern Foreign Language Curriculum Design Course: Apply Now


What is offered

The National Center of Excellence in Language Pedagogy (NCELP) will run Continuing Professional Development courses throughout 2022. These will focus on the design and pedagogy of modern foreign language (MFL) programs and will consist of five 2.5 hour distance learning sessions spread over one term. This is complemented by online peer and instructor support.

Who can join the course

The course is accessible either:

  • qualified teachers involved in MFL teaching who work at an eligible school that teaches at least one of the following:
  • a publicly funded, university-based or SCITT-based teacher trainer who provides instruction to secondary school teachers in pre-service or training in French, German or Spanish

You must work at a school that receives public funding to be eligible. Private and independent schools are not eligible.

The course may interest:

  • heads of modern foreign languages ​​departments
  • heads of department or subject of trust
  • others in a leadership or decision-making position who can pass on course content to their MFL colleagues

Due to limited capacity, only one applicant per school will be accepted. The application window will remain open until all spots are filled.

An online self-study version will be available in 2022 and open to everyone.

When to apply

Applications are now open for summer semester courses starting in the week of April 25 or May 2, 2022.

What it costs

The course is free.

How to register

Check the NCELP website for information on how to apply.

Posted on December 24, 2021


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