Content & Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

About CLIL 

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is an internationally-recognised approach to teaching a language and a subject simultaneously.

We have extensive experience and expertise developing and delivering CLIL training programs and have assisted educators from more than 19 universities and government agency partners in Brazil, China, Ecuador, France, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam develop skills to teach academic content in English.

Our CLIL programs support participants to:

  • develop an increased awareness of the language demands of their subject materials
  • develop teaching materials that engage learners and support their content and language learning
  • use practical skills and techniques to effectively manage the learning process
  • build an awareness of the principles of best practice in CLIL.

Our CLIL training programs include a strong focus on the development of practical skills and include workshops that allow participants to apply strategies presented during the program to their own teaching contexts, using their own teaching materials.

The CLIL experience at ICTE 

Philippa Coleman, Assistant Director of Studies at ICTE, and CLIL students talk about CLIL (Vimeo 2m:06s)

Group programs

We can deliver customised CLIL training programs for groups of primary, secondary and tertiary educators at our St Lucia campus and in locations around the world.

Programs are developed to meet the specific needs of the school, university or government partner organisation.  Program content, length and contact hours are flexible.

Intensive programs delivered during semester/school term holiday periods are typically two-four weeks in duration. Part-time programs can also be designed to complement academic commitments during semester teaching periods.

Programs can be delivered on the UQ St Lucia campus and have been successfully delivered in offshore locations including Brazil, China, France, Japan, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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CLIL Higher Education

CLIL-HEd is an intensive two-week program designed exclusively for academics and educators at tertiary levels who teach, or want to teach, curriculum using English as the medium of instruction and have a language background other than English.

Courses are available in February and August 2019. Find out more about CLIL for Higher Education.