American French Teachers in Louisiana: Get a funding to attend a training session in France this summer!

American French Teachers in Louisiana: Get a funding to attend a training session in France this summer!

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The SPCD (Stages Pédagogiques de Courte Durée) program offers funding for American teachers to attend a short summer training in France : at least 29 positions are offered for teachers of French as a foreign language at CAVILAM French Alliance in the town of Vichy; and 6 positions for teachers of Dual Language & Immersion programs at CLA (Centre de Langues Appliquées) in the town of Besançon. The Embassy of France in the United States sponsors selected participants to attend these training sessions.

EACH GRANT INCLUDES:

  • Tuition for the session,
  • Transportation from Paris to the city where the session is held (round trip by train in second class),
  • Accommodation and a portion of meal expenses,
  • Additional financial assistance between $600 - $1200, depending on the session, to go towards the purchase of international round-trip airfare. (Each participant must purchase his or her own plane ticket and will be reimbursed after the course).

AVAILABLE TRAINING SESSIONS:

Practices and fundamental techniques for teaching FLE

Intended for teachers of French as a foreign language
Dates: Monday July 20 - Friday July 31
Location: CAVILAM - Alliance Française de Vichy
More info at http://www.cavilam.com/project/pratiques-et-techniques-fondamentales-pour-lenseignement-du-francais-langue-etrangere/

Summer University CLA (various modules available)

Intended for teachers of bilingual or immersion classes
Dates: Monday July 6 - Thursday, July 17
Location: CLA Besançon
More info at http://cla.univ-fcomte.fr/formule/ens-formations-dete/

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

Applicants must:

  • Be employed full time in an accredited American school
  • Teach French or French culture at K-12 level
  • Be an American citizen or a permanent resident (French citizens are not admitted)
  • Have a level B1 for FLE teacher and B2 for bilingual immersion teacher
  • Not received a scholarship r from the French government in the last 3 years

APPLICATION

Download application form here

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(PDF - 288.1 kb)

Application deadline: March 9, 2020
Do you have any questions?
Contact nicolas.torres@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Last modified on 02/03/2020

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