This train-the-trainer (TTT) summer school is aimed at teachers and lecturers teaching in English from all areas of education who want to become trainers in an international classroom. By the 'international classroom', we mean training in a CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) or EMI (English Medium Instruction) context. This practical course is for teachers or lecturers who want to become (more) skilled in training others in an international classroom and will focus on facilitating development in others.
The course will only be available face to face. Should circumstances not permit a face to face course, a shortened, one-week online course will be offered from 5 July at half the course price.
This course will equip you as a trainer to take on the challenges of training others in an international context with either a monolingual or a diverse student population. It provides hands-on practice and tailored strategies that can be directly implemented in your own training context. You work at designing (part of) a course for a target group: the intake, designing, delivering and evaluating a course.
During the course, we will explore these content areas:
During the summer school, you will be continuously assessed and have individual coaching on how you are developing as a trainer and materials designer. You will be required to produce practical work, including reflections, with other participants on the course. The course leaders will coach you, give feedback and discuss how training activities go, based on course rubrics.
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The overall course objective is to help experienced teachers working in English learn how to become fully-fledged trainers.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
The course involves approximately 30 contact hours per week and some independent work, during which time you design training activities to demonstrate on the final day of the course.
Housing through: Utrecht Summer School.
In order to prepare for the course, you will need to find a group of CLIL/EMI teachers that you will work with. Before the course, you will be required to do an online or face-to-face intake with the group, so that you know the audience for your CLIL training. In your motivation letter, please include the following information:
For this course you are required to upload the following documents when applying:
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