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Teaching German

The Goethe-Institut is the world's leading provider of professional development for German teachers – in the UK, 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. 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.

Lesson Plans and Materials

We have developed a variety of projects and online exercises for students and teachers of German. Products specifically developed for British schools can be found here.

Events and Competitions

Stay informed about competitions and events for German teachers and their school classes.

Advice and Service London

We support teachers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - stay in touch!

Advice and Service Glasgow

We support teachers in Scotland - stay in touch!


German Quiz Challenge © Goethe-Institut

German Quiz Challenge

An Interactive Game App for Teachers and Young Students aged 13-16

Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit in Deutschland © picture alliance / Westend61 | Andrew Brookes

2021 calendar "Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit in Deutschland“

This year’s calendar introduces students to topics of sustainability and the environment in Germany.

German badges © Goethe-Institut

Promotional Items

Posters, badges and teaching materials are available in our online shop.