Professional Development Courses

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These effective and popular courses are for people who want to learn more about best practices and innovation in English language teaching or Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) at the elementary, secondary, or adult level.

Courses are offered once a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, for one or two weeks each. The year is packed with many of these courses. All trainings include cultural and social activities as well as university credits. They may be funded with EU Erasmus+ subsidies through the Erasmus Program.Contact us for help and support with your funding application.

The next deadline for funding applications is February 1, 2019. Download an Erasmus + KA1 application form.

The lovely, contemporary premises of Oxford University Business School (2 minutes’ walk from the Lake School building in Park End Street) will be home to SummerCourses between July 1 and August 9, 2019. If you’re a summer course participant at Oxford University Business School, keep an eye out for important information about your program.

Teachers on our Professional Development Courses are encouraged to follow us on Twitter at EnglishinOxford to share teaching ideas, classroom questions, and comments about English with their peers and friends.

Education and training help individuals improve their skills and find employment.

The EU’s Erasmus+ is a programme for educational, training, youth, and sports opportunities across Europe.

The Scottish Government has confirmed that the Kildarcon School of Learning at Stroud is eligible for EU funding through Erasmus+ grants.

The Erasmus+ scheme offers funding to individuals working in education in EU nations as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, and FYR Macedonia.

You must submit an application for a Erasmus+ scholarship through your educational institution, training center, or university. You cannot apply on your own.

Contact the Professional Development Course Director for an application form and more information on how to apply for an Erasmus+ grant.

The Lake School offers over 40 Professional Development Course dates in the Erasmus+ Course Catalogue, as well as School Education Gateway.