Register for our free MFL Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses and CPD sessions running in 2022.

MFL Curriculum Design and Pedagogy CPD Course

Research-informed French, German and Spanish teaching at KS3 and KS4 for higher uptake and greater success at GCSE

CPD modules: Phonics, Vocabulary, Grammar, Curriculum Design and Assessment, Culture and Cultural Capital

Our FREE CPD course offers an unparalleled opportunity for teachers to develop a comprehensive understanding of the 2016 Modern Foreign Language (MFL) Pedagogy Review recommendations,  providing a springboard for any curriculum and pedagogy development planning in light of the new subject content for GCSE French, German and Spanish. The course is in line with the:

  • 2016 MFL Pedagogy Review recommendations
  • 2021 Ofsted research review
  • New Subject Content for French, German and Spanish GCSE – for first teaching in 2024 with first exams in summer 2026.

The course covers principles of curriculum design, phonics, vocabulary, grammar and culture with an introduction to assessment. A sixth stand alone module on assessment is also offered as a self-study opportunity. We are currently inviting applications for the courses detailed below.

Autumn Term Course

Applications are currently open for courses beginning in week commencing 12 and 19 September 2022. These consist of five 2.5hr instructor-led remote learning sessions complemented by online peer and instructor support.

Online Self-study Course

Registrations are open for the online self-study (asynchronous) version of our CPD course for participants who wish to work flexibly through the five modules at a personalised pace and are not eligible for our Autumn course.

Subject Leader and Teacher Briefings

Understanding the new subject content for GCSE French, German and Spanish

Image of speaker with audience and text: NCELP Subject Leader Briefings

These FREE online sessions enable participants to develop understanding of the changes to the GCSE for French, German and Spanish, and draw out their implications for teaching and assessment, answering key questions and providing a springboard for any curriculum and pedagogy development planning.  To see further information on our Summer briefings and to register your interest, click the button below.