Teacher Education in Spanish
Teacher Education in Spanish is a four-year programme in an international setting that joins our successful international Language Education programmes for English and German, as well as French. You will be taught in English and Spanish by our experienced lecturers and get to enjoy Utrecht's vibrant student life. You will have frequent and intensive contact with the Spanish-speaking world, even spending three months there in year 2. Internships at Dutch schools are also a vital and highly educational part of the programme.
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During the programme
During our Teacher Education in Spanish programme you'll learn about teaching methodology, literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking countries, linguistics, and second language acquisition. Furthermore, you will study pedagogics, which focuses on topics like child development psychology, working with pupils with special needs, and working in a multicultural environment. You will also prepare and teach classes and do research at your work placement school. All this prepares you for a successful career in education.
There are many opportunities for language teachers within Dutch secondary or vocational education, or you can work at a language school in The Netherlands or abroad.
Admission requirements Teacher Education in Spanish
Applying after secondary school or MBO?
If you want to start with the Teacher Education in Spanish degree programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma at a sufficient level and English proficiency of at least CEFR level B1. You also need to command Spanish at CEFR level A2 or higher. A language test is part of the admission process. Of course, love for Spanish and teaching is a must!
Applying without a diploma?
Are you 21 years or older and you don't have a (sufficient) diploma? Then you'll need to take an admission test.
Does this programme suit you?
You speak Spanish and cannot wait to master the language and share your knowledge and skills with teens and young adults.
You enjoy being surrounded by others, have an affinity with young people and possess great communicative and social skills.
You are passionate about Spanish language and culture. You enjoy reading and writing and are curious about other cultures.
"The experienced Spanish teachers are a plus!"Danique Dekker Student
Useful to know
|Application Deadline||1 May|
|Location||Padualaan 97 Utrecht|
|Programme level||Bachelor of Education (BEd)|
|Croho-name||B Teacher Education in Spanish|