Professional Skills and Abilities

Teaching & learning – using transformative practices which meet the needs and abilities of all learners

  • Explore a range of language and language learning strategies which remove barriers to learning
  • Plan and promote a high standard of literacies and oral skills for a diverse range of learners at different stages of proficiency
  • Employ a range of strategies and resources that embrace plurilingual practices and learner identities

Classroom organisation & management – creating a stimulating classroom environment

  • Identify the learners’ social, cultural and linguistic needs regardless of their L1
  • Plan inclusive lessons using diverse social, cultural and linguistic contexts
  • Develop intercultural competences of all learners, taking into account differences in race, language and culture
  • Create a safe, diverse and positive language environment for all learners

Pupil Assessment

  • Use a range of formative and summative assessment to evaluate learners’ individual journeys towards plurilingualism and pluriliteracies

Personal reflection & communication – drawing on policies, theories & practices

  • Understand the role of national and international policies and how these can support plurilingualism and pluriliteracies
  • Develop a critical understanding of national and international policies and guidelines relating to languages, literacies and intercultural competences (for professional development and growth)
  • Engage with advances in the field of language education to reflect on and improve practice
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support agencies to develop cross-disciplinary multi-perspectival practices