Professional development in Ireland
Professional Development in Ireland
You are cordially invited to attend our teacher training events which we organise in collaboration with other agencies.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic our professional development events have moved online. We hope that in 2021 we will be able to return to onsite events with special precautions in place.
DLL Regional Courses NWE
DLL focuses on the skills and competencies needed for teaching and builds upon them. DLL provides numerous examples from real teaching practice in the form of interviews with teachers, examples of teaching materials or lesson plans as well as video recordings of lessons. Practical Exploration Projects encourage reflective experiential learning and allow for new perspectives of teaching.The course lasts 10 weeks
Participants receive support from 2 DLL tutors during the entire training program
All activities take place online courses are supported through Online-Live Sessions
The Practical Exploration Project (PEP) will take place in groups in weeks 8-10
In week 9 you incorporate these into your teaching. Ideally you will be teaching during this time. If not, please let your DLL tutor know at the start of the course
There are 5 Online-Live sessions, 4 of which are compulsory
You can join the Online-Live sessions from your computer at home, you would just need a stable internet connection, a headset with a microphone and headphones as well as a camera
Before the first Online-Live session you wil have an individual technical set-up checkActivities: The weekly workload amounts to c. 5 hours
All activities take place online
There are both compulsory and optional activities
Some activities will be done in group work, but you can work on these at different times.
The groups will consist of teachers from the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland)
There will be 2 Portfolio activities, in which you will receive specific support and guidance in how to implement the new content in practice.
In order to receive a confirmation of attendance you must: have completed all compulsary activities
have taken part in 4 Online-Live Sessions
have planned a PEP in a group, implemented it in your teaching, presented it to your teaching colleagues and to other participants in an Online-Live Session
DaF instructors without formal training can also build their knowledge from one of the DLL units. Knowledge of German must be at the B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
The DLL units are particularly encouraging if you are already teaching, have teaching experience or have undertaken internships or observed German teaching.
If there are more applicants than spaces then priority will go to German teachers who have less professional experience (fewer than 4 years)
Unser Herbstangebot 2021
DaF für Curriculare Vorgaben und Unterrichtsplanung
|18.09. - 27.11.2021|
Prüfen, Testen, Evaluieren
|18.09. - 27.11.2021|
DaF für Jugendliche
|18.09. - 27.11.2021
Special Deals for Teachers of German
If you are teaching German and want to improve your language skills, then come along to our regular German courses and receive a 25% discount. All you need is a letter of confirmation from your school that you are currently teaching German.
Please contact the Language Office to enrol:
Tel. +353 1 680 1110