Teacher Subject Specialism Training
Northern Lights offers two Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) programmes.
TSST are designed to enable non-specialists either to take on teaching in an additional specialism or to retrain as a specialist teacher. In addition, they can support teachers who wish to return to the profession after a period away from the classroom.
Delivered by schools, and approved and funded by the Department for Education, TSST programmes are free to participants and usually take place in term-time.
TSST Modern Foreign Languages
Our TSST MFL programme is delivered in eight sessions (2 full day and 6 half day) at Belle Vue Girls’ School in Bradford by experienced teachers from alliance schools. Target language sessions are supported by Foreign Language Assistants and participants complete online modules independently to support their face to face sessions.
|Full day start||11 Oct 2017
Introduction to the MFL Curriculum, recent and current changes, planning MFL Lessons
|Session 1||8 Nov 2017
No English Allowed! - Spontaneous Speech in the MFL Classroom
|Session 2||6 Dec 2017
Using Authentic Materials - Right from the Start
|Session 3||10 Jan 2018
Key Skills for Language Learning
|Session 4||7 Feb 2018
Teaching Grammar – a Variety of Strategies
|Session 5||7 Mar 2018
Writing in the Target Language - a variety of strategies
|Session 6||2 May 2018
Data and Listening Skills
|Celebration Day||13 Jun 2018
Brilliant Ideas to Enhance Your Lessons
Details of our TSST Physics programme can be found on our STEM pages.