This course is for: Any teacher who teaches Key Stage 2 languages Languages coordinators/curriculum leaders Subject leaders/Faculty leaders Key Stage 2 curriculum leaders, e.g. deputy heads Teachers responsible for Key Stage 2-3 transition in languages NQTs   Why should I attend? This highly interactive and practical course will provide delegates with a good repertoire of […]

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This course is for:

  • Any teacher who teaches Key Stage 2 languages
  • Languages coordinators/curriculum leaders
  • Subject leaders/Faculty leaders
  • Key Stage 2 curriculum leaders, e.g. deputy heads
  • Teachers responsible for Key Stage 2-3 transition in languages
  • NQTs

 

Why should I attend?

This highly interactive and practical course will provide delegates with a good repertoire of teaching strategies and ideas to help them to give their students the best opportunity to learn and to enjoy learning a language at Key Stage 2. We will consider how to approach teaching and learning of literacy, oracy and intercultural understanding.

What will the course enable me to do? 

There are three modules in this course:

  1. Innovative classroom strategies
  2. Methodology in literacy (reading and writing) and oracy (listening and speaking)
  3. Intercultural understanding

The course will help you to:

  • Explore the wider context of the National Curriculum Programme of Study for Languages
  • Understand the expectations and outcomes for literacy and oracy at Key Stage 2
  • Consider how the teaching of intercultural understanding can contribute to the Key Stage 2 languages programme
  • Use a wide range of teaching activities to secure progression in literacy, oracy and intercultural understanding

 Trainer

This session will be delivered by Anne Farren. Anne is an education consultant specialising in the teaching and learning of foreign languages. She has significant experience of in-service and initial teacher training in the UK and Europe. Originally trained as a primary teacher, Anne taught French, German and EAL in London secondary schools before working as a local authority inspector and languages adviser. A long-standing trainer for Network for Languages London, Anne has been a mentor on projects supported by the London Schools’ Excellence Fund. She is a specialist subject tutor on Middlesex University’s School Direct programme and, an assistant examiner and moderator for IGCSE French.