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Our iconic visit!!What a great day with so many smiling faces of students experiencing what they have studied the last two years including the our renowned and lovely Caecilius https://t.co/HylIqEXxe4

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Reminder we have an inset day tomorrow apart from year 10 and 11 pupils. All other year groups are not to attend.

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TSST MFL Programme for Teachers

Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Teaching School is pleased to confirm that we have secured Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) funding, to support MFL teachers to enhance their Spanish, French or Mandarin teaching and be equipped to meet the demands of the new GCSE specification.

Schools looking to increase the capacity in their MFL departments by equipping staff to teach French, Spanish or Mandarin will receive a bursary of £700 on successful completion of the training.

This course focuses on both linguistics & pedagogy, and supports MFL teachers wishing to enhance their French, Spanish or Mandarin teaching.

The programme consists of:

  • Four afternoon / twilight sessions from 1pm – 5pm
  • Two full day session
  • Each participant will have a Lead Practitioner as a Mentor to guide them with online support between the sessions

Sessions will cover:

  • Holistic foreign language learning
  • Conducting an oral exams
  • Assessing written papers
  • Reading and listening skills
  • Opportunities to teach a lesson and get feedback.

The course is designed and delivered by David Shanks and Natalie Blondeau, Harris MFL Consultants who have extensive experience teaching MFL.

Training sessions:

Session 1

Full Day

Friday 7th December

9am to 5pm

Focus:

  • Baseline assessment in morning 9:30am- 11am
  • Joint Observations of lessons KS3/KS4
  • How to plan an effective MFL lesson (chunking)

Session 2

Twilight

Thurday 10th January

1pm to 5pm

Focus:

  • How to effectively teach MFL in a mixed ability class.
  • Planning for challenge and effective scaffolding

Session 3

Twilight

Friday 25th January

1pm to 5pm

Focus:

  • Strategies to prepare students for the writing exam.
  • How to teach writing skills to high ability students.
  • How to assess written papers

Session 4

Twilight

Monday 11th February

1pm to 5pm

Focus:

  • Reading and listening skills

Session 5

Twilight

Thursday 21st March

1pm to 5pm

 Focus:

  • Strategies to maximise students’ responses in their speaking exam (photo card and role plays techniques)
  • Conducting an oral exam

Session 6

Full Day

Friday 26th April

9am to 5pm

Introduction to day

Progress test in the morning 9.30-10.30am

From 11pm- 5pm all groups to teach a small group of pupils for 50 mins. To be observed by a small group of fellow participants and feedback given.

Please note that when applying for a place, you signal your commitment to attending all of the dates detailed above. All sessions will be held at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred.  Schools will receive the £700 payment once participants have completed all of the training sessions below.

Eligibility and conditions

TSST is a Government funded programme designed to up-skill teachers and increase capacity. Generally speaking, to be eligible for a funded place teachers need to meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be a non-Spanish, French or Mandarin specialist teaching the subject e.g. a French teacher or teacher who will be teaching Spanish or who has just started teaching Spanish
  • Be a language teacher returning to the profession after an extended break
  • Be a supply teacher who would like to be able to teach French, Spanish or Mandarin
  • The programme is fully funded but does not cover travel costs
  • Applications can only be made with full support of the Head Teacher
  • There are a limited number of places available

Next Steps and application:

There are a limited number of places available and these are confirmed on a first come, first served basis. We therefore recommend that you apply as soon as possible to secure your place. To apply, please download our TSST application form. Send the completed form to m.lopez@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk by Friday 30th November 2018.

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