2020 Language and Culture Course Grant

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Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages – is delighted to be able to offer New Zealand registered teachers of languages the opportunity to apply for funding assistance for further language and culture study. 

All teachers, and their students, benefit from their being up to date with their language and cultural knowledge. We encourage all teachers of second languages to continue upskilling in the language they are teaching.  Grants of up to $500 per applicant are available to contribute towards further target language and/or culture study in a course identified by the applicant.  

Evaluation and reporting:

Upon allocation of the grant, applicants are required to be available for a short interview/report and photo for the Learning Languages newsletter and/or Facebook. 

An evaluation will be done before and after the course is completed to assess language/culture understanding and improvement. This may involve an online or in-person observation by one of our team of Professional Experts, with some discussion with each teacher about the impact of the course on their teaching programme.  

Who can apply?

  • New Zealand registered teachers 
  • Currently teaching the target language of the course that the grant is being applied for. Consideration will be given to teachers who are implementing new language programmes.

Important Notes

  • successful applicants will need to pay up-front and then claim costs.  You will need to provide GST receipts in order to receive reimbursement. 

More information

For more information please contact fls.languages@auckland.ac.nz

Applications close Friday 27 March 2020.