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Welcome to NILE’s MA in Professional Development for Language Education
NILE’S MA in Professional Development for Language Education (MAPDLE), validated by the University of Chichester, is a flexibly delivered, modular postgraduate programme for professionals involved in ELT, or in other sectors of language education, who wish to develop their specialist skills and build a top-flight career.
It is a comprehensive Master’s programme, providing in-depth and state-of-the-art coverage of the key areas of language education, whilst also providing an extensive choice of specialist elective modules to help you develop within your own particular areas of interest.
Elective Module - Content and Language Integrated Leaning (CLIL)
This module carries 30 credits
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is the practice of teaching subjects such as science, mathematics or history in English to learners whose first language is not English.
This online course helps you to become an educational practitioner ready to support learners in bilingual or multilingual CLIL settings.
You will explore the particular needs of CLIL learners, discover ideas to use in a CLIL classroom and develop the know-how to design your own CLIL activities.
Throughout the course you will be able to share, discuss and collaborate with other learners.
The aims of the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) course are:
- To discover what CLIL is
- To identify and use a range of teaching strategies for supporting learners to achieve both subject and language learning outcomes
- To develop effective CLIL activities
- To plan effective CLIL lessons
- To reflect on work completed on the course and to identify areas for continuing professional development