Domestic Immersion Programme
Date/Time

27 September - 9 October (Five programmes across two weeks)

Overview

Has it been too long since you were immersed in the language and culture that you teach?

Is an international trip normally too tricky to manage with your home and work life, let alone our uncertain Covid-19 world?

The 2020 Language and Cultural Immersion Programmes for teachers of Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish are an opportunity for teachers to spend five nights in Queenstown soaking up their target language and culture with the Future Learning Solutions' team, other selected teachers from around the country and language/culture specific organisations.

This programme is FREE* for NZ registered (all category) teachers of languages.

Programme content includes:

  • Daily language classes in the target language.
  • Daily inter-cultural activities/events.
  • Two formal evening meals.

Key dates

Chinese

Sunday Oct 4 to Friday Oct 9

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French

Sunday Oct 4 to Friday Oct 9

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German

Sunday 27 Sep to Friday Oct 2

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Japanese

Sunday 27 Sep to Friday Oct 2

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Spanish

Sunday 27 Sep to Friday Oct 2

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Application Deadline: Friday 14th August 5pm
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Important Information

Eligibility

Applicants must be currently teaching the target language of the programme that they apply for. Preference will be given to New Zealand registered teachers who:

Are currently engaged with Future Learning Solutions' professional pathways i.e. GROW, Explore, National Language Advisor workshops or PACT. Are involved in Levels 1 to 4, Years 7-10, of the learning languages area of the curriculum. Are non native speakers of the target language programme that they apply for.

Cost

For this programme, Future Learning Solutions will arrange and pay for:

  • Domestic flights or transport to and from Queenstown.
  • Accommodation, airport transfers, cultural activities and language lessons during programme dates.
  • Breakfasts, lunches and two formal evening meals.

For this programme, participants arrange and pay for:

  • Domestic transport to programme where domestic flight is not applicable but transport is still required i.e. bus or personal transport with (agreed) reimbursement post programme.
  • Transport to and from participant's local airport for the programme where the domestic flight has been arranged by Future Learning Solutions.
  • Personal expenses and incidentals.
  • Three evening meals.

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Catering

Breakfasts, lunches and two formal evening meals.

Application Deadline

Applications have now closed.