The 2022 Language and Cultural Immersion Programmes for teachers of Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish, are an opportunity for teachers to spend five nights in Queenstown soaking up their target language and culture with the Tui Tuia | Learning Circle - Languages team, other selected teachers from around the country and language/culture-specific organisations.
Friday 20th May: Application deadline
Sunday 2nd - Friday 7th October: Chinese, French, German
Sunday 9th - Friday 14th October: Japanese, Spanish
"A great way to improve your own language and cultural knowledge while gaining new teaching ideas and collaborating with colleagues."
"A fantastic supportive network of professionals working together to move each person forward in their teaching and linguistic capacity."
Examples of individual language programmes can be viewed in the links below. PLEASE NOTE, these are examples ONLY and the timings and activities are subject to change:
For this programme, Future Learning Solutions will arrange and pay for:
For this programme, participants arrange and pay for:
Applicants must be currently teaching the target language of the programme that they apply for. Preference will be given to New Zealand registered teachers who:
PLEASE NOTE: This programme is designed for teachers to engage with a group of colleagues. Spouses and families, unfortunately, cannot travel with teachers to the programme. Accommodation is provided for the participant only.
"A great opportunity to increase your knowledge and cultural understandings and to connect with other teachers who are like-minded in a fantastic setting."
"A superb opportunity to be fully immersed in the target language, meet new colleagues, and get a lot of teaching ideas and updates on what is 'in' at the moment."
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