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Professional development in Kenya

Training at the Goethe-Institut Photo: Goethe-Institut Kenia / Kennedy Wambua
The Goethe-Institut Nairobi offers regular training and development seminars for teachers of German in Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Uganda. These events are designed to provide teachers with fresh ideas and practical advice for their lessons. 

Topics covered include:
  • Language training
  • Classroom/teaching
  • Socio-cultural information about Germany
  • Teaching Methods
  • Training for multipliers
  • Training in the field of diversity

The “Grünes Diplom”: Teacher training programme at the Goethe-Institut Kenya

“Grünes Diplom”– the basic qualification for teachers of German as a Foreign Language at the Goethe-Institut worldwide was introduced in the year 2004.
On completion of this programme you are eligible to teach “German as a foreign language” from the level A1 to B1. During the training programme you are acquainted with the methodology of teaching and the necessary skills needed for the same.
The “Grünes Diplom” is recognized by all the Goethe-Instituts abroad, however no Goethe-Institut is obligated to employ you upon completion of the “Grünes Diplom”.


Meshack Muendo © Goethe-Institut Meshack Muendo
Head of Language Courses and Examinations
Tel. +254 20 2224640