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Please note that places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. After booking you will receive an automated email reply (please retain for refunding purposes) but your place will only be guaranteed after you have received a confirmation email from NICILT. Refunds will only be available if requested by email to before 5pm on the event deadline date. Booking for this event is online only. Please do not request invoices or send cheques. Written receipts are available by request.

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Post-Primary French Teachers' Day (N.B- Re-Amended Venue)


Friday 21st Feb. 2020 (0900-1540*) - 69-71 University Street/Room 0G/007, Queen’s University Belfast

"Destination: La Francophonie – Cinema, Collaborative Learning, the DELF approach and TV5 Monde" (Click here for programme*)

This event is supported by the School of Arts, English and Languages at QUB, the Institut français Royaume-Uni, and the British Council Northern Ireland.

Registration 0900-0930. Event begins at 0930.

£35** per delegate. To book click the link above. 

Register before 5pm on Tuesday 18th February 2020. 


* Times stated might be subject to (slight) change and will be confirmed for delegates at least 2 weeks prior to event. 

**Special discounted rate of £10 per French Language Assistant with the Institut français/ British Council. 


Previous Events


Post-Primary Spanish Teachers' Day


Monday 10th Feb. 2020 (0900-1515) - The Council Chamber/ Canada Room, Queen’s University Belfast

"Let's get creative! Inspiration for Speaking and Writing tasks, Poetry, Drama and more..." (Click here for programme*)

This event is supported by La Consejería de Educación en el Reino Unido e Irlanda, the Open University and the British Council Northern Ireland. 



Post-Primary German Teachers' Afternoon

Friday 24th Jan. 2020 (1200-1600) - The Senate Room, Queen's University Belfast

"Skills for the German Classroom: Translation, Grammar through Literature, Speaking and more…" (Click here for programme)

This event is supported by the Goethe Institut London and the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, UCD.


NICILT would also like to thank all the aforementioned organisations and institutions for their continued support for these events. 


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The latest pedagogical approaches

CPD plays a fundamental role in assuring a high level of expertise and enables teachers and educators to keep their teaching skills and knowledge up-to-date. Teaching methods are changing at a rapid pace and training is essential for all teachers to keep up with the challenge of the 21st century, its learners and their expectations.

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Information Events

Working in collaboration

Our events focus on developing a wide variety of techniques, areas, skills and cater for teachers of all languages in the curriculum. They are tailored towards particular needs of teachers and are run in collaboration with a range of well-known organisations and bodies to provide the very latest information.