Module 1: Block 1 – Roads to CLIL
- A comparison between subject and language teaching methodologies and how they can be synthesised to create an effective approach to CLIL.
- Use of graphic organisers
Module 1: Block 2 – Natural science: putting CLIL into practice
- Procedural skills, the 6E framework for teaching natural science
- Providing linguistic support and assessment
Module 1: Block 3 – Social science: putting CLIL into practice
- Procedural skills, the 6E framework for teaching social science
- Project work in social science
Module 1: Block 4 – Arts and crafts: planning for the creative class
- Developing creativity in arts and crafts class through multiple intelligences
- A framework for teaching arts and crafts
- Arts and crafts techniques
Module 2: Block 5 – Cross-curricular teaching: learning to link
- Ideas and resources for science activities which can be integrated into arts and crafts and then developed in subsequent science classes
- Strategies for linking different subjects
Module 2: Block 6 – Reinforcing science language and concepts through art
- Techniques for reinforcing the concepts and key language of science in the arts and crafts class
- Strategies for revisiting the science topic in the arts class and extending the art activity, focusing particularly on subject-related classroom language.
Assessment criteria: Each block contains 3 elements which form part of assessment. Firstly, there is an automatically graded interactive test which is aimed at revising and consolidating input material. Secondly, there is a tutor-evaluatued assignment which involves the production of resource material or a lesson plan and is aimed at testing understanding of the input material. Finally, as part of a reflective development process there is an obligatory journal task which is not graded.
Modality: 150 hours Semipresencial. There will be 5 hours of face to face training (attendance is compulsory), 60 hours online with a dedicated tutor and 85 hours of self-study online. The online platform is the Moodle learning management system.
Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements: Graduates in teacher training for Primary education, Primary teachers or students of the bachelor’s degree in Primary Education (or equivalent) who have passed at least 85% of the required credits.
Minimum level of English required: CFER level B1 (Intermediate).