The partnership between The University of York and the Cam Academy Trust strives to bring together research and practice to improve language curriculum design and pedagogy, leading to a higher take up and greater success at GCSE.

Practitioner-led CPD with firm foundations in a compelling evidence base.

Working with a network of language education researchers and expert teachers and teacher trainers, we deliver a substantial programme of research-informed professional development for all those involved in Modern Foreign Language education.

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CPD Courses

Our CPD courses take an in-depth look at MFL curriculum design and pedagogy.

Coming up:

Five-part CPD series: Towards the new GCSE 
A comprehensive five-part CPD series providing teachers with the essential knowledge to be able to enact curricular and pedagogical development to support the teaching of the new GCSEs for French, German and Spanish.

Two-part CPD series: Primary MFL Development Programme
This two-part CPD series provides an overview of the key subject and domain specific knowledge teachers and subject leads will need to be able to structure and teach this subject effectively, demonstrating how the aims of the KS2 National Curriculum Programme of Study can be operationalised through a language-led, knowledge-rich and practice-based curriculum.

Decolonising and diversifying the languages curriculum from KS2 – KS4

Learning to express yourself in a new language is ideally both identity forming and horizon broadening. This course presents practical ideas, new perspectives and free resources.

MFL CPD for Early Careers Teachers

This CPD session is for secondary Modern Foreign Language Early Career Teachers

CPD Sessions

Our CPD sessions are highly practical and offer plenty of opportunities for valuable discussion. 

Our CPD is in line with the:

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