Teaching German Photo: Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias

Teaching German

The Goethe-Institut is the world's leading provider of professional development for German teachers, as well as offering advice on curricula and teaching materials for practice-oriented learning. We have been setting standards in teaching German as a foreign language (Deutsch als Fremdsprache; DaF) and German as a second language (Deutsch als Zweitsprache; DaZ) for over 60 years. We offer you a comprehensive programme of professional development for teachers – in your home country, in Germany or via distance learning. We provide you with up-to-date material and interactive services. Find out about events held by the Goethe-Institut for teachers.

Professional development

The Goethe-Institut offers more than 1000 professional development courses for German teachers all over the world and online.

Concepts and materials [DE]

We provide you with teaching and learning material, as well as interesting ideas for your lessons. You can find out about current themes relating to German as a foreign language and German as a second language methodology and didactics.

Events and competitions [DE]

We tell you about selected competitions and events organised by the Goethe-Institut.

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