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Training courses 2023

In-service trainings for teachers of German and other languages 2023

Method trainings German and Business German. Didactics and Methods of use of new media in teaching languages: E-Learning, Blended learning, Web 2.0, Moodle & Mahara.

  • One week training: 590 EUR
  • Two week training: 990 EUR

Our in-service trainings 2023:

Until then, you are welcome to address any questions to Antje Krüger, the head of the training department at the IIK Düsseldorf. She will be happy to provide you with individual support for all questions regarding our training courses and Erasmus+ – please use the contact form.

2023 1 week in-service training
In-service trainings fully-funded by Erasmus+ grants
(5 days in-service training): Course fee 590 EUR

You can cover the costs of the course with a grant from Erasmus+:
You will get a benefit of 400 EUR for the course price + 100 EUR organisational grant + a flat charge for individual costs (140 – 180 EUR/course day + 1 day arrival + 1 day departure) + a flat charge for travel expenses (180 – 610 EUR by 100 – 3900km distance)
17.04. – 21.04.2023
21.08. – 25.08.2023
Digital ideas for teaching: presence, online or hybrid
Workshop on creating your own project concepts for the classroom. Introduction to creating interactive online exercises with performance assessment and integrated audio and video materials.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
24.07. – 28.07.2023Teaching German for Work: Working in Germany or for German Companies
This course is particularly suitable for teachers who (would like to) teach vocational German or whose learners are interested in working in Germany.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
14.08. – 18.08.2023Creative Teaching of German as a Foreign and Second Language: Interactive Methods
This training offers practical handouts and workshops on creative lesson planning online and offline as well as on methods of action-oriented work and gives tips for short-term lesson planning. Various topics are covered with suggestions for playful 4. implementations of grammar teaching with examples of how digital technologies can be used to implement one’s own teaching material in the areas of listening comprehension and/or video creation, as well as ideas for gamification in the classroom and activation through creative writing.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
04.09. – 08.09.2023Digital Learning Management: Learning Platforms, Teaching Materials and Examinations
Presentation of a free learning platform using Moodle as an example and other modular supplements with Web 2.0 applications for building up Internet-supported forms of teaching and learning.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
07.08. – 11.08.2023Discovering Germany culturally: Ideas for virtual cultural learning
What is actually typically German? How is German culture defined? In this training, participants experience German and Düsseldorf culture first-hand in workshops at the training centre as well as on excursions and outdoor experiences in the city. In a second step, the findings are processed virtually.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
31.07. – 04.08.2023Intensive Training German: Communication
This training includes topics from the German as a Foreign Language courses at C1 and C2 level. During the 5 days, we will mainly deal with the topic of communication: e.g. “Sender-receiver model” by Shannon & Weaver, the “four ears model” by Friedemann Schulz von Thun and the “four steps concept” of non-violent communication according to Marshall B. Rosenberg, questioning techniques, argumentation and communication tools.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
28.08. – 01.09.2023Teaching method kit: Topics from learning guidance
In this training course, we will address the question of how learning can be supported. Which didactics, which methods and which other influences favour learning? Workshops on current methodological approaches and strategies in teaching and training against the background of various learning theories.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
11.09. – 15.09.2023
Digital ideas for teaching: presence, online or hybrid
The speed of progress of digital teaching possibilities makes it increasingly difficult to keep track of the sense and possibilities of using tools and apps in foreign language teaching. In this in-service training, current insights into digital teaching are conveyed. Participating teachers will learn everything about the digital classroom and develop strategies for using it in their own lessons.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
2 week Package Teacher In-Service Trainings
(2 x 5 days in-service training): Course fee 990 EUR instead of 1.180 EUR

You can cover the costs of the course with a grant from Erasmus+:
You will get a benefit of 700 EUR for the course price + 350 EUR organisational grant +a flat charge for individual costs (140 – 180 EUR/course day + 1 day arrival + 1 day departure) + a flat charge for travel expenses (180 – 610 EUR by 100 – 3900km distance)

24.07. – 04.08.2023
Training Summer 2 weeks: German for the job AND Intensive Training German: Communication
Package of training courses “German for the job: working in Germany or for German companies AND Intensive Training German: Communication”.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
31.07. – 11.08.2023Training Summer 2 weeks: Intensive training in German AND discovering Germany culturally: Ideas for virtual cultural learning
This training summer is suitable for all colleagues who would like to spend 2 weeks intensively learning about Germany and its language. In our communication training, our participants benefit from a supportive communicative exchange in German and can expand and refresh their language skills. In the second week, our focus is on Germany, its culture, architecture and society. What they have experienced and learned will be reviewed virtually again and again, so that the participants can take away exciting ideas for their lessons. You can’t get more German than this!
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
07.08. – 18.08.2023Training Summer 2 weeks: Discovering Germany Culturally AND Creative German Teaching
Package of training courses “Discovering Germany culturally: Ideas for Virtual-Cultural Learning AND Creative German Teaching: German as a Foreign Language: Interactive Methods”.
[Infos auf IIK] – [Anmeldung]
14.08. – 25.08.2023In-service training summer 2 weeks: Creative German teaching: German as a foreign language: interactive methods AND digital ideas for teaching.
The participants will spend 2 weeks intensively working on teaching methods for face-to-face, hybrid and online teaching. We teach how to use German comedy to train listening comprehension, for example, but also everything about the topic of the “digital classroom”.
[Infos on IIK] – [Anmeldung]
*Please note that scholarships in the EU education programme Erasmus can only be applied for by teachers from the programme countries. German teachers cannot apply for grants for in-service training in Germany. Teachers and lecturers in Germany can, however, apply for education cheques or education bonuses.