Seminars and Workshops for German teachers

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In-person Events

Saturday, December 4th 2021, from 10:00AM CT
GEMS Workshop

On December 4th, 2021 GEMs Dr. Berit Jany and Heidi Lechner will conduct an in-person workshop on AATG grants for D-A-CH-L projects at the Goethe-Institut Chicago.
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Against Structural Racism: Anti-racist Teaching as Anti-racist Action

On December 4th-5th, speaker Natasha Kelly will give an in-person seminar on racism at the Goethe-Institut Chicago. Register now!

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Past events

German election workshops series

The elections in Germany will take place again this fall!
In preparation for this, the Goethe-Institut Chicago organized a virtual multi-part training series for German teachers from the USA. Speakers from Germany presented information on various topics and provided appropriate materials for teaching German.

Find all recordings and additional material here!

FAQ on Racism in Germany

After the Spring 2021 training series on racism in Germany, the Goethe-Institut invited the speaker Josephine Apraku to another Webinar. In will answer your FAQs in a webinar. In a dialogue with two German teachers from the U.S., she answered your FAQs about the consideration of this topic in German classes. 

Here you can find the recording and additional material!

Thursday, October 21st 2021, 9:00AM-12:00PM CT
Professional Development: Racism, Educational System and Studying in Germany

On October 21st, 2021 a Zoom event for German teachers will take place presented by the German-American Institute. Speakers will include Theresa Fuchs, Language Consultant at the Goethe-Institut Chicago and Susan Feiler, German Teacher at Hayt Elementary School in Chicago.