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Modern Languages

  Douglas Angus has been a Principal Teacher of Modern Languages, a Quality Improvement Officer, Development Officer for Higher Still and is also the author of a number of books, including 'How to Pass Higher French'. He has been involved with providing training for Modern Language teachers nationally for a number of years, and is a former chair of SALT. He has also been a setter for Intermediate 1 and 2 German

Modern Languages: Planning and Assessment for Curriculum for Excellence
Tuesday 29th November 2011
£159 plus VAT

This is aimed at teachers planning a course for S1/2/3 in French and/or German. The course provides teachers with a useful insight into the requirements to deliver the many aspects of the Curriculum for Excellence. The day will include: Pre-assessment, assessing level of knowledge and getting the starting level right for all learners Using learning logs or PLPs to support learners through their learning Assessment, including using the NAR, recording and reporting Tracking progress Planning for progression Helping learners demonstrate breadth, depth and application in new contexts Links with literacy, numeracy and health and well being AifL in the target language Providing opportunities for wider achievement Using ICT to support learning Preparing for the next stage.


Teaching Higher Modern Languages
Monday 31st October 2011 - FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 30th November 2011 - New Date Added
£159 plus VAT

This course is aimed at teachers new to delivering Higher French, German and Spanish or teachers seeking new ideas and specialist support. The course looks at how to plan and carry out a course at higher level in Modern Languages.

During the day, the following topics will be covered: · Putting in place a learners’ contract and induction plan · Pre-assessment, assessing level of knowledge and getting the starting level right · Getting the timing right throughout the year · Increasing active learning in the classroom · Finding listening resources · Teaching writing · Developing speaking skills · Developing assessments through the year, tracking and monitoring progress · Teaching the grammar necessary to succeed · Using Scholar and the Internet · Preparing for NABs and external assessment · Providing homework which stretches and involves learners.