miércoles, 11 de enero de 2012

CLIL: Web links
A list of links to websites that will help you understand more about what CLIL is and the different ways it is being adopted in countries across the world. These websites give details on how you can get involved in CLIL and the resources and training courses that are available.
Links provide access to:
General information websites
PDF and articles
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This is the website for the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies, run by online learning guru Jane Hart. The site keeps track of learning trends, technologies and tools in order to help other learning professionals understand them and implement them successfully in the classroom. There is a useful LearnTech News section, as well as a range of free resources including useful directories and lists of essential learning tools for the technologically-savvy teacher.
Education Forum provides a variety of resources and support for primary and secondary teachers. The site specialises in resources on history, sociology and sport.
Word Reference is a free online translation dictionary.

Fact World ( is a forum that supports content and language integrated learning and contains links to country reports, useful sites and contact details of key people in participating countries. There is also an e-group for this network at:
Current registration is for free-lifetime membership for the school. Promotes a participative attitude among the teachers' community. TIE-CLIL project (funded through Socrates - Lingua Action A) promotes plurilingualism through the introduction of Content and Language Integrated Learning in five different EU languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish). The major aim of TIE-CLIL is to provide pre and in-service development programmes in CLIL for language teachers and subject teachers through building on existing knowledge of this field, to provide state-of-the-art understanding of theory and practice.
Eurydice is an information network on education in Europe, gathering, monitoring, and circulating reliable and readily comparable information on education systems and policies throughout Europe. Among other things, the network provides information on foreign language teaching in schools. This site though not specifically related to CLIL does have one page directly related to CLIL:
The website aims at bringing together as many practitioners, researchers, teacher trainers, policymakers so as to exchange information, experience and materials in the field of content and language integrated teaching.
Provides an introduction to the CLIL system as well as some references for further study.
The website provides free customized support to help secondary and higher education teachers in CLIL. The user is given an eFolio that gathers objective feedback on the user's profile and other useful information.
This CLIL-AXIS toolkit presents options for adapting methods, models and practices to enhance the development of key competences for the new reality of working life. It provides insight into innovation and good practice on the integration of content, communication and culture in the world of education and work.
The UK national portal for language offers news and varied information concerning language learning and teaching, contact details, lists of events and conferences, as well as advice on careers.
It offers extensive information on language learning, training and professional development, research and even a discussion group and inquiry service. There are also links to over 200 other language sites.
The National Geographic website is a great place for all things to do with the planet:
The Association for Science Education ( in the UK has some wonderful resources on it. Go to ( for 6 Science Year CDs with links to thousands of pages of materials, software, drama, video and more and also go to the UPD8 link for science lessons based on the latest news stories.
The UK National Curriculum website is a useful place to find information about the aims and objectives of curriculum content teaching with links to places to find resources, plans and resources produced by students themselves:
Extra information concerning the development of CLIL in Europe.
User-generated visual geography content
Creating and informing a global science community
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David Graddol has written two important papers on language learning around the world which have a clear link to CLIL:
Content and Language Integrated Learning - England, Wales and Northern Ireland ( National description 2004/2005:
Content and Language Integrated Learning at School in Europe:
Using Languages to learn and learning to use languages, by David Marsh:
CLIL / Emile report; the European dimension, Actions, Trends and Foresight potential:
Learning English or learning in English: will we have a choice? A debate about global education and the role of English as the language of instruction.
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The Norwich Institute for Language Education
Offers courses in integrating content and language and bilingual education.This includes the MA CLIL Module as well as summer refresher courses for teachers and course throughout the year.
Offer courses in English for Teaching Other Subjects Through English
University of Edinburgh
Paedagogische Hochschule Niederoestereich (University of Education in Lower Austria)
MA in Content and Langauge Integrated Learning
Coventry University
English & TEFL BA
Southampton University
Anglia Ruskin University
English Language Teaching and English as a Foreign Language BA
The University of Buckingham
English Studies for Teaching (EFL)
The University of Essex
English Language and English Language Teaching
University of Greenwich
English Language Teaching and Linguistics
Roehampton University
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Glasgow University
English as a Foreign Language Unit
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TKT: Content and Language Integrated Learning is a new optional module of the Cambridge ESOL Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT). It tests a candidate's knowledge of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and the practice of planning, teaching and assessing curriculum subjects taught in English.
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Face it: there's too much news. That's the message from this online news service which distils the day's most covered and most talked-about stories from the 100 top news sources and edits them into short, crisp summaries. Useful for bringing news and current events into the CLIL classroom.
British newspapers
The Times newspaper
The Independent
The Daily Telegraph
The Guardian
The Guardian Weekly
The Weekly Telegraph (Int.)
American newspapers
Time magazine or
To keep up-to-date with world news in English:
BBC world news
CNN news
NBC news
Little reported international news

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