Modern Foreign Languages

CPD Supports - Elective Workshops

Elective Workshops

In this section you will find information and resources related to our elective CPD events such as webinars and workshops with our elective partners. 

  • Webinar Working with Learning Outcomes arrow_drop_down
    Webinar "Working with Learning Outcomes"

    Our webinar explores "Working with Learning Outcomes". Below you will find the various sections of the webinar and the materials which you may find useful. A document containing FAQs from the night will follow in due course.

    Webinar Part 1: Why Learning Outcomes?
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    Webinar Part 2: Unpacking Learning Outcomes
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    Webinar Part 3: Planning with Learning Outcomes
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    Mindmap Learning Outcome 1.5
    Mindmap Learning Outcome 1.5 Mindmap Learning Outcome 1.5
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    Mindmap Learning Outcome 1.10
    Mindmap Learning Outcome 1.10 Mindmap Learning Outcome 1.10
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    Mentimeter Learning Outcome 3.4
    Mentimeter Learning Outcome 3.4 Mentimeter Learning Outcome 3.4
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  • Webinar CBA 1 Oral Communication arrow_drop_down

    Our webinar "CBA 1 Oral Communication" was broadcast on January 30th. Below you will find recordings of the webinar as well as the handouts used on the night and a document outlining frequently asked questions. You will also find responses to polls conducted on the night of the webinar, which contain teachers' suggestions for developing "Range of Vocabulary", "Fluency" and "Accuracy".

    Oral Communication Webinar Part 1
    File type: YouTube
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    Oral Communication Webinar Part 2
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    Features of Quality CBA 1 Oral Communication
    Features of Quality MFL Features of Quality MFL
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  • Webinar Authentic Target Language Use for Life Beyond the Classroom arrow_drop_down

    Below you will find the recording of our recent webinar where we discussed authentic target language use in the MFL classroom. The webinar is divided into two parts: Part 1 contains the recording of the webinar with helpful suggestions and ideas shared by teachers in the classroom. Part 2 is a recording of the panel discussion with Dr. Céline Healy, Catherine Jeanneau and Tina Killackey, who share their expertise and ideas on how to encourage authentic target language use in the classroom. You will also find handouts with practical ideas for classroom activities shared by participants on the night as well as links to authentic reading and listening material in French, German, Italian and Spanish. 

    Webinar Recording
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    Panel Discussion
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    Links to Authentic Listening and Reading Materials
    Authentic Material Authentic Material
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  • PPLI Digital Tools Workshop arrow_drop_down
    Digital Tools for MFL: Moving Forward

    This event was organised by the Post-Primary Languages Initiative and Maynooth University and took place on March 10th 2018. Below you will find the presentation and resources used during our workshop "Creating Tasks Using Digital Tools in the MFL Classroom." The handout contains a number of tasks aligned to learning outcomes of the MFL specification. If you would like further information, please email the team!

    Creating Tasks using Digital Tools in the MFL Classroom
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    Planning Templates for Sample Tasks
    Handout Digital Tools workshop Handout Digital Tools workshop
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    Website Link Post-Primary Languages Initiative
    PPLI website