Professional learning in Australia

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Goethe-Institut Australia, in co-operation with education authorities and teacher associations/networks, offers training and professional learning seminars for teachers and future teachers of German in all states of Australia.
These events are designed to provide teachers with fresh ideas and practical advice for their lessons. Topics covered include:

  • classroom/teaching resources
  • socio-cultural information about Germany
  • language refreshers
  • teaching methods
  • use of electronic media in language teaching
  • games and suggestions for the classroom
Professional Learning Calendar  

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Professional Learning on methods and ideas for your lesson planning

These compact and convenient online professional learning units are aimed at teachers of German in Australia who are short of time and are looking for new ideas and effective methods for their classes. Experienced presenters will share their expertise and experience with in short 60-minute sessions via Zoom. Simply pick and choose topics relevant for you, register for free and join from anywhere to expand your repertoire of ideas and methods for your classroom.

DATES 2021

Time: 5:00-6.00pm (Sydney time)

Fri 19 Mar (topics to be confirmed)
Fri 30 Apr

Fri 21 May
Fri 18 June
Fri 23 July
Fri 20 Aug
Fri 17 Sept
Fri 29 Oct
Fri 19 Nov

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GETVICO 24 is a virtual German teacher conference. 24 hours dedicated to teaching German around the world. We will start in our time zone on 21 October 2021 (AEDT).

Young Teachers Network and Award

The Goethe-Institut network has been created to support new teachers of German by providing advice, mentoring, professional learning opportunities, teaching materials, and platforms for personal and virtual exchange. The winner of the Young Teacher Award will attend a professional learning course in Germany in 2022.  
For more information contact
In Victoria, the project is supported by the Victorian Department of Education and Training

Register here

Professional Learning Facilitators

Professional Learning Facilitators are teachers of German with extensive experience and training who can offer professional learning and mentoring.


Jenny Krisch

Sarah Johnston

Jenna Baughurst

Paula Hay



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