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Teaching German

The Goethe-Institut is the world's leading provider of professional development for German teachers – in South Africa, in Germany or via distance learning.

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Scholarship Program 2024

Scholarship Program © Goethe-Institut

Scholarship Program

The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg annually offers German teachers from Southern Africa the opportunity to apply for an on-site scholarship for the German summer (June - August).
German teachers (DaF/DaM) residing and working in one of the following countries are eligible to apply: Angola, Botswana, La Reunion, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zambia, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe.

The next call for applications will be in October 2024.


Deutschstunde – The portal for DaF teachers Marc Bibas © Goethe-Institut

The portal for DaF teachers

Deutschstunde is the portal for teaching materials of German as a foreign language, advanced training and magazine language. Contact with other teachers via local communities is just a few clicks away.

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Professional Development for German Teachers

Whether it's a question of regional studies, methodology and didactics, or expanding language skills, the Goethe-Institut offers German teachers worldwide extensive opportunities for professional development and continuing education.

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German for work or studies

Teaching and learning material from the areas of business, tourism, technology, and social and medical occupations.