Foreign Training Colleges
The MLPSI currently facilitates the placement of trainee teachers from colleges in France, Germany and Spain in MLPSI schools. If you would like further information on these partner institutions, please click on the following links:
France - IUFM Network of Teacher Training Colleges: http://www.iufm.education.fr/
If you are interested in hosting a French student teacher, please click here to download the following guidelines:
Germany - Martin Luther Universität Halle: http://www.uni-halle.de/
The MLPSI first placed teacher trainees from this university in March 2011. The placements were very successful.
Please see below for teaching materials created and used by German teacher trainee Desirée Kolbe for her placement at St. Marie's of the Isle Primary School, Bishop Street, Cork in March 2011. She has also written an article describing her time in the school and we thank you for sharing these wonderful resources:
Please click on the links below for guidelines about hosting German primary teacher trainees in your school
- Guidelines for German teacher trainee placement in MLPSI schools 2011
- List of suggestions for authentic German items to bring to MLPSI schools
Please click on the link below to see view photos and read articles written by German teacher trainees about their experiences in MLPSI schools in September 2008:
- Articles: University of Nuernberg teacher trainees_placement_project_2008.pdf
- Powerpoint presentation of photos from 2008 teacher trainee placement project
Spain - CES Don Bosco University, Madrid: http://www.cesdonbosco.com/
If your school would like to host a trainee teacher in any of the above languages, please contact your Regional Advisor or the National Coordinator for further information.
If you are a student visiting or planning to visit one of the MLPSI schools, please click on the following links to download presentations.
1: Modern Languages Curriculum including approaches and methodologies
Please see below some power points which Amélina Pineau developed in preparation for visit to Scoil Choca Naofa, Kilcock, Co. Kildare. She attends 'L'Institut Supérieur Oznam, 15 Rue Léglas Maurice, 44000 Nantes'.
Her school in Bourgneuf : Bourgneuf Powerpoint
Nantes : Nantes Powerpoint
Public transport in Nantes : Transport Powerpoint
Please click on the Power Point below to see what Marie Gerard developed for her school visit to Gaelscoil Ui Riada in Kilcock, Co. Kildare.