She also discusses the contribution of neuroscience and cognitive psychology to teaching and explains why for her, the transmission approach to teaching is not effective. She says that by finding new ways to provide input, CLIL teachers help learners develop literacy in processing information and learners also develop skills in how to think about their subject.

Teresa took part in the British Council's policy dialogue: Competence-based education for employability, mobility and growth (10 - 12 March, 2014). Click here to read more.

Click here to read or download the policy dialogue recommendations.

The British Council has substantial experience in training CLIL practitioners around the world, as well as in running bilingual education programmes in a number of countries.

Sign up for the British Council’s CLIL Essentials course, which helps teachers and learners to become more confident in teaching and being taught a subject through the medium of a foreign language.

Useful Links

Article - How CLIL can provide a pragmatic means to renovate science education - even in a sub-optimally bilingual context: http://issuu.com/teresating/docs/ijbeb_article

CLIL in Europe: http://www.britishcouncil.org/europe/our-work-in-europe/content-and-language-integrated-learning-clil

CLIL Essentials Course: http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/teacher-training/clil-essentials

Find out more about The ELTons and watch the live-streamed ceremony on Thursday 22 May: http://englishagenda.britishcouncil.org/eltons

 

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