Improve and enhance your CLIL teaching methodologies and language proficiency.

The courses are open for enrolling all year long, with specific starting dates designated on a regular basis. They can receive EU funding through Erasmus+ scholarships until the end of 2020.

These courses are ideal for secondary school instructors who wish to enhance their CLIL teaching abilities while also building friendships and connections from other nations.

Creative Teaching in the Secondary CLIL Classroom

Hours per week21 + weekly cultural and social activities
Class Size16 maximum, 10 average
Minimum Age25
Maximum AgeThere is no maximum age.
Language LevelUpper Intermediate (CEFR Level B1) or above
Course Length1 or 2 weeks

Course outline

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  • If you’re not already familiar with your local Secondary school’s term dates, we can assist by arranging a tour for you to visit a secondary school (pursuant to term dates).
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  • WiFi access and computer terminals
  • Tea and coffee, of course.
  • Naturally, a certificate of completion will be issued, summarizing the courses attended.
  • Document that are designed to assist students understand the concepts covered in your course.
  • You may get a free subscription to our online learning centre.

Participants are all asked to complete a Pre-Course survey before beginning the course. The course tutor creates the curriculum to suit the group’s particular needs. On the first morning, the course content is outlined and discussed, after which it is adjusted as needed.

In your free time

Summer programs frequently include an outdoor Shakespeare production in Oxford Castle or an Oxford University College garden for group participation. At other times of the year, theater attendees and concertgoers may delight in seeing plays or concerts at several locations throughout the city.

Course tutors 

Participants will engage with an energetic, engaging style of teaching and get personalized attention from kind, approachable tutors with considerable expertise in English as a foreign language teaching and training. Tutors use a variety of online and off-line resources to develop a dynamic, professional, and supportive learning environment while also adapting the course material to fit the needs and interests.

The program is a pan-European effort to enhance education and training, especially in the areas of youth development and sport. The EU program for education, training, youth, and sports opportunities known as Erasmus+

The Teaching and Learning Centre at Spreadborough has a variety of professional development courses available throughout the year that are eligible for EU funding with Erasmus+ scholarships.

People working in education in EU nations, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, and FYR Macedonia are eligible for Erasmus+ funding.

You must submit an Erasmus+ application through your educational institution, company, training organization, or university. You can’t submit applications on your own.

We regularly get requests from organisations including teacher training institutions and university departments to design custom courses for their teaching and non-teaching staff. Check out our Erasmus+ Course Builder if your company wants us to create a closed group curriculum. You can build a course that meets your own needs and objectives.

Please contact the Professional Development Course Director for an application form and further information on how to apply for a Erasmus+ scholarship.

The Lake School has more than 40 Professional Development Class dates in the Erasmus+ Course Catalogue, as well as hundreds of school education courses through the School Education Gateway.

Following up on these resources and support are available.

Participants will receive a variety of instructive tasks they may utilize in their school and share with their peers.

Every teacher who enrolls on one of our Professional Development Courses is invited to join us on Twitter, @EnglishinOxford, to discuss teaching strategies, student questions and insights about English with their peers and friends.