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Teaching Methodologies Course
The Teaching Methodologies Course is designed for in-service teachers to gain insights and explore in-depth knowledge about the different ways they can teach languages. The course has a wide range of topics from communicative methodologies, emergent language teaching, holistic approaches, teaching techniques, tips and tools to add to the course participants' teaching toolbox. One unique feature on this course is the teaching practice element, which allows the participants to practice what they learn on the course by implementing it into real face to face classes of language learners. There are also two points on the course where participants get a chance to observe lessons from experienced and dynamic teachers at SPRACHCAFFE in order to gain inspiration and focus on certain teaching approaches and techniques as they do this. Feedback will be provided by the trainer throughout the course.
Interactive learning experience, allowing participants to actively participate in the learning process and apply their new knowledge in practical exercises.
Tailored training to meet each teacher's needs and goals, ensuring relevance to their teaching context and style.
Experienced trainers provide personalized guidance and support, drawing on a wealth of teaching expertise.
Flexible training to fit busy schedules, available online or in-person, and customizable for individuals or groups.
Enhance your teaching skills and explore different methodologies with our Teaching Methodologies Course, available in Malta and Frankfurt. Benefit from a wide range of topics and hands-on teaching practice, as well as opportunities to observe experienced teachers in action. Get personalized feedback and guidance from our expert trainers throughout the course.
|Malta / English|
18th Sep - 29th Sep
20th Nov - 01st Dec
English: 23rd Oct - 03rd Nov
German: 20th Nov - 01st Dec
|Monday to Friday|
Session 1: 09:00 until 10.30
Session 2: 10:45 until 12:15
Session 3: 13:00 until 14:30
|Participants:||5 - 7 maximum|
|2 weeks, 30 lessons per week (60 lessons in total) including:|
• 9 lessons of peer observation with real language learners
• 3 lessons of assessed teaching practice (in three slots of 45 min)
with real language learners
• 3 lessons of guided observations with experienced teachers
• Teachers in training or in the teaching profession or
• Teachers with some teaching experience
Trainees will need to pass the assignment by submitting it on the last day of the course, attend the teaching practices and attend at least 80% of the course, including input sessions, peer observations, guided observations, and of course teaching practice, in order to obtain the certificate for this Teaching Methodologies Course.
Developing Teaching Practice
During the teacher training program, participants will have the opportunity to engage in teaching practice, which includes a 30-minute slot with real learners followed by two separate 45-minute teaching slots with real learners. Additionally, the last 45 minutes of the input session on Day 3 from 13:45-14:30 will be dedicated to guiding course participants in lesson planning and preparation, enabling them to implement their newly acquired skills and knowledge in practice.
Trainees must write a daily reflective diary from the start, covering theoretical and practical elements and how to apply them in their teaching practice. They will receive guidance on organizing and refining their reflections, including what they learned from observing teachers and peers, and action points for future sessions. The final portfolio should summarize their reflections and include action plans for further development.