Language Learning in Primary Education - First and Second Language Acquisition
Teacher Training for Early English and (emerging) Literacy
When you come to study at the Ede Christian University of Applied Sciences you become part of a learning community in which progressiveness, independence and professionalism are highly valued. This international course takes place in the third year of our degree program at our department of Education. Participating Dutch students are motivated to enter society as teaching professionals. Their motivation will inspire the international students who join the program. As an international student, you can count on being welcomed by the CHE students.
For whom it is intended
Future primary school teachers and school managerswho wish to be provided with tools required to set up curricula; for those who realize that effectively teach languages are the key to maintaining successful international relationships; equip teacher-trainees with the knowledge and expertise that is required to implement early (second) language acquisition in primary schools; to learn about the Dutch educational system in general and about teaching in primary schools in particular.
Your work field
Primary school education
Written assignments, presentations and excursions. Students work in student project groups and report to the tutor. These groups consist of Dutch students and international fellow students.
Contents of the training program
The course will start with an introduction week. This week you will become acquainted with other international students, the teachers of the program and you will meet the Dutch 3rd year students who will be your personal coaches during your stay. Modules are language & expression, language & strategy, English & didactics, communication & professionalism, communication, School & society, Dutch language and culture, communicative skills
Type of diploma
Certificate with 15 ECTS
Requirements for admission
A letter of reference from the supervisor or coach of your own study program need to be submitted. At least two years of a Bachelor program in the Educational field, desirably including practical experience. Fluent in English
Duration of study and fees
1 February 2012 until 1 May 2012
1 February 2013 until 1 May 2013
For EU/EEA and for non-EU/EEA € 2100,00
(excluding travel, accommodation, study materials, insurance and visa costs)
Deadlines for application
23 April 2012 (CHE application deadline for NFP applicants 2013)
1 May 2012 (for NFP applicants 2013 through SOL - Scholarship On Line, opens 1 February 2012 through www.nuffic.nl/nfp)
1 November 2011 and 1 November 2012 (for non-fellowship and EU/EEA applicants)
Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)
Application Form? Download here!