Specialist in Methodology and Assessment of English Teaching and Learning in the Classroom


Submission of applications:
Start: January 5, 2018
End: August 31, 2018

Duration:
60 ECTS
 


Open Days
March 11, 2017, 10:00h
 

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The Specialist Degree in Methodology and Assessment of English Teaching and Learning in the Classroom is given in conjunction with ECM (Catholic Schools of Madrid) as a training program for people who are in Spain working on the BEDA Program as Conversation Assistants with the aim of better accommodating their needs and interests.


This course aims to provide training on Spanish education and culture to people, primarily from the United States and Canada, who come to Spain with this aim, as well as to work on the BEDA Program that ECM (Catholic Schools of Madrid) has been implementing in schools for some years with the goal of enhancing English teaching.

 

What is the BEDA program?

 

The BEDA program aims to implement and optimize the effectiveness of English teaching in school. It aims to do so, essentially, using three core ideas: qualitative and quantitative increase in English teaching, programming specific training for teachers and carrying out an assessment that is external to the student body and members of the educational community of the school with an assessor of great prestige, just as Cambridge ESOL.

It consists of gradually introducing bilingual Spanish-English teaching, with the nature of an educational project which strengthens and expands certain aspects of the linguistic educational life of the school, the curriculum and the school environment.

  • Become aware of Spanish law regarding education, as well as the basic structure of the different educational levels and stages and educational principles and methodologies that govern bilingual education.
  • Become aware of the organization of an educational center.
  • Know the role of the conversation assistant.
  • Be able to geopolitically locate Spain in relation to the world and, especially, the European Union.
  • Become aware of the main milestones in Spain's history.
  • Know the most significant facts in Spain's history.
  • Become aware of Spanish traditions as a source of modern culture.
  • Have a overview of the Spanish way of life as a manifestation of the culture.
  • Know the main artistic manifestations of modern Spain.

 

MODULE 1:

  • Block 1: Education in Spain today. Initial BEDA Program training (15 hours).
  • Block 2: Methodology for the classroom (17 hours).
  • Block 3: Curriculum content in English teaching I (15 hours).
  • Block 4: English assessment in Primary education using the Young Learners English Test (YLE). Levels A1 and A2 (13 hours).
  • Block 5: Internship (50 hours).

Total theory hours: 60.
Total internship hours: 50.


MODULE 2:

  • Block 1: The Spanish education system II. Continuous BEDA Program training (15 hours).
  • Block 2: Resources for the classroom (17 hours).
  • Block 3: Curriculum content in English teaching II (15 hours).
  • Block 4: English Assessment in Secondary and Pre-University education using the KET and PET tests. Levels A2 and B1 (13 hours).
  • Block 5: Internship (50 hours).

Total theory hours: 60.
Total internship hours: 50.


MODULE 3:

  • Project on one of the topics studied during the course, with teacher guidance (30 hours).

To be able to enroll on this Specialist course, the student must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a Licentiate Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Diploma or equivalent.
  • If the qualification is foreign, it must be duly legalized.
  • B1 level of Spanish.

 

To apply for enrollment, please contact ECM (Catholic Schools of Madrid):

Samantha Dwyer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Esther Mompradé: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Julian Mc Gee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: +34 91 328 80 07

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