The Content and Integrated Language module of Uteach aims to prepare the student teachers (both subject teachers and teachers of English and other languages) to teach and function professionally and effectively as a CLIL teacher at schools for ‘Tweetalig Onderwijs’ in the Netherlands.|
Have an understanding of how CLIL can be useful for teaching at International Schools and are able to apply CLIL pedagogy at these schools.
At the end of the course module you will have attained:
- Knowledge and skills in the following key points for CLIL;
- Adaptation and sequencing of resources, teaching and learning activities (scaffolding, input and output)
- Support and stimulation of learners’ understanding
- Support learners’ active participation and production & progress
- Evaluation of CLIL teaching and learning
- Knowledge of Dutch policy toward TTO education and ability to put this in an international perspective
- Knowledge and understanding of the role of English Departments at Dutch TTO schools
For the CLIL course one has to successfully complete two sub-tests (Subtest A and B). In these tests you demonstrate that you are able to apply theory and insights from the lectures, the workshops and the literature in designing lesson materials in your specific school context.
The Content and Integrated Language module of Uteach aims to prepare the student teachers (both subject teachers and teachers of English) to teach and function professionally and effectively at schools for ‘Tweetalig Onderwijs’ in the Netherlands.
The course focuses both on theories related to teaching your subject through English and various models how to achieve this. You learn about how learners learn languages and how you can facilitate this in your subject lessons. How is teaching biology or history through English different from teaching it in the learners' first language? Which skills do you need to develop to facilitate learning of both your subject and English? How can you give feedback to learners on both content and language?
In the course you will design, practise at your school and evaluate learning actitivies related to CLIL.
Moreover, will you gain insight into the specifics of the Dutch TTO situation.
In the course the following formats will be used:
Blended learning, Workshop, Individual assignments (designing and executing lesson, Group assignments, Presentations, Peer Evaluation and feedback, Editorial Review, Online Interaction, Self Study.
Before each workshop session chapter or articles need to be studied and or observation tasks need to be carried out.