Professional learning in Australia
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
Short & sweet
Professional Learning on methods and ideas for digital classroom
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. Educators from Europe and Australia share their expertise and experience with digital content in short 60-minute sessions via Zoom. Simply pick and choose topics relevant for you, register for free and dial in from anywhere to expand your ideas and methods toolkit for the digital classroom.
Dates and topics:
Fri 31 July - Eva Spiesberger (AU), Smart Notebook
Mon 10 Aug - Agnieszka Krajewska (PL), Teaching Vocabulary with Online Tools
Mon 17 Aug - Eva Spiesberger (AU), Smart Notebook (alternative session)
Fri 28 Aug - Stefanie Fischer (DE), How to motivate children and teenagers in a digital German classroom
Fri 11 Sep - Bernadett Veress (HU), Details TBA
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 2021.
For more information contact Joanna.Gibson@goethe.de.
The project is supported by the Victorian Government.
Professional Learning Facilitators
Professional Learning Facilitators are teachers of German with extensive experience and training who can offer professional learning and mentoring.
If you have ideas or suggestions, please fill out the form below.