About this course


Our online Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) Essentials course is designed for experienced primary and secondary school teachers, either language teachers supporting subject teachers or subject teachers working in a CLIL context. The course introduces a variety of methodologies and practical strategies to use in the classroom.

Duration: 55 hours over 12 weeks

Part of: Stages 3, 4 and 5 of the CPD framework

Level of English required: B1+

Registration is open until 21 January 2015

Course structure

The course consists of 20 units, each taking approximately 2.5 hours. The units are divided into 2 modules:

  • Module 1 – Knowledge and principles of CLIL (6 units)
  • Module 2 – Lesson preparation, lesson delivery and assessment (14 units)

Teachers learn to use model language, evaluate language challenges in the classroom, develop enquiry-based learning and improve assessment methods and feedback. Practical examples throughout the course reflect a range of subjects and age groups. The topics for the workshops cover those in the University of Cambridge TKT CLIL examination. Participants completing this course may wish to take this examination but it is not necessary.


Final assessment on the course consists of one 500-word essay and one lesson plan with rationale. Participants receive a final grade of excellent/successful/unsuccessful.


Participants successfully completing the course will receive a certificate.

Calendar and pricing

Registration is open until 21 January 2015

Registration fee: RON 575

The course will run between 9 February - 3 May 2015