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2-Week Primary Teachers' Project

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Would you like to develop your language skills as well as benefit from spending a week in a primary school abroad? If so, then the new Primary Teachers’ Project is for you.

This exciting project involves spending two consecutive weeks in France, Germany or Spain. The first week of the project is devoted to intensive language and methodology training, while the second is spent work shadowing in a primary school.

Dates and locations

Projects will take place during the following dates in the following locations. Please note that the first and last days are travelling days.

Spring term 2011:

  • Germany (Düsseldorf) 
    20th February - 5th March
  • France (Rennes, Brittany)
    17th February - 1st March

Easter break 2011:

  • Spain (Tordesillas) 
    17th - 30th April
  • France
    3rd - 16th April
Funding assistance

EU Comenius funding of up to 2,500 Euros is available to cover travel and subsistence. A contribution of £525 towards supply cover for the week of term time involved is available.


If you have any queries, please email

To find out more about the two week Primary Teachers' Project, read this interview with some teachers who have previously taken part in a similar project.


The draft programme for the first week of language preparation is as follows:

Travel day

Monday – Friday:
9.30-11.00: Language session 1
11.00-11.30: Break
11.30-13.00: Language session 2
13.00-14.00: Lunch
14.00-16.00: Methodology session
16.00 onwards: Free time

Time with host families

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