CLIL Teaching Skills for Teachers course focuses on providing a general overview of this teaching methodology by enhancing and improving the individual's language awareness and teaching skills.

Participants look at how to incorporate EFL (English as a Foreign Language) techniques into subject teaching to aid learner understanding of instructions and explanations. The course also aims to raise participants’ awareness of the importance of collaboration across English and subject departments and the use of peer observation as a tool for professional development.

Who is the course for?

This 1 or 2-week course is designed for groups of non-native, qualified teachers from primary, secondary or adult education establishments who are required to teach their own specific subject in English.

What attendance is required?

Full attendance required.

Learning and assessment

Delivered to classes by way of presentations, guided discovery, information sharing, discussions and class activities. Subject specific lessons may also be delivered on request together with the ability to observe professional classes in related lesson subjects. Seminars given by qualified Cambridge Teacher Trainers and Highbury Educational staff.

What qualifications will be achieved?

Highbury College certificate of attendance.

What is required to join the programme?

Suitable for Primary and Secondary teachers with an English level IELTS 4.5 or higher, however teachers of lower English ability can also be accepted on the course subject to the agreement of the Highbury College sector lead.

What can be achieved after the programme?

The course aims to raise participants’ awareness of the importance of collaboration across English and subject departments and the use of peer observation as a tool for professional development. It provides participants with practical skills to employ in their own teaching environment.

How to book

Download the group application form here.

More information

For more information, please email international@highbury.ac.uk or call +44 02392 383131.