Teaching German

A leading German organisation with 159 locations worldwide, the Goethe-Institut’s mission is to promote German culture and advance the teaching and learning of German as a foreign language. Our institutes in London and Glasgow are committed to providing high-quality professional development training for teachers, free-of-charge teaching materials and countless initiatives for students and learners to make learning German fun and easy. 


Teaching German

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for German Teachers


Fit for GCSE

Topical Exam Preparation

Here you will find a wide range of teaching materials and free German exercises, compiled in accordance with subject areas of the British GSCE for German as a foreign language. The focus is on promoting the use of the German language in action-oriented lessons, communicative speaking and writing.

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For students and German learners

Discover GIMAGINE ...

Find projects focused on you! From student exchange opportunities to exciting competitions and free learning materials and media. With GIMAGINE, learning German is fun, exciting, and leads to real opportunities for your future. 

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Get free professional coaching at your school

The GEM Network

Our German Expert Mentors (GEMs) Network delivers support to German departments and professional upskilling to German teachers in schools across England. Part of a nationwide network, our GEMs will coach and mentor language-teaching professionals, supply updated teaching resources and materials, and re-energise language learning with free-of-charge, bespoke offers that can be tailored to individual needs upon request. 

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