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Training & support

The Community of Madrid offers different forms of in-service training:

  • In order to facilitate cultural and linguistic immersion abroad, the English Language Teacher Training Programme, offered by the Regional Ministry of Education since 2008, gives teachers the opportunity to choose between intensive courses in Madrid or in English-speaking countries abroad, in accordance with their personal availability and professional needs.
  • Since 2007, Madrid´s public universities offer public secondary school teachers English year-round language improvement courses.
  • The Community of Madrid offers a special seven week programme that takes place at the University of Chichester in the United Kingdom, and consists of classes in teaching methodology, complemented by direct observation and job shadowing supervised by mentor teachers in British schools.
  • Madrid´s local Teacher Training Network offers training courses for teachers who have already obtained the Linguistic Certificate and who wish to expand their professional development.

Source:
Madrid, comunidad bilinguë 2015-2016 / Madrid, a bilingual community 2015-2016