GETVICO24+ is a virtual German teachers' conference that takes you around the world for more than 24 hours. The conference is taking place from 19-20 October 2022. Registration is free. More information including the conference program and registration can be found online.
Scholarships for teachers of German
Would you like to refresh your German skills or gain new ideas and impressions to make your lessons more colourful and diverse? You can now apply for a language course or seminar scholarship and take the opportunity to experience Germany up close. More information can be found online.
Do you teach German at a school in Australia or are you studying to become a teacher and would like to exchange ideas and network with others? This virtual meet-up offers you the opportunity for an informal exchange of ideas with colleagues from all over Australia. Find out about the latest offerings, share information, tips and materials in small discussion groups, ask others for advice, make contacts or just talk. The next meet-up will take place on 3 November from 5 pm. If you are interested in attending, please register online.
Kurz & Bündig
These compact and convenient online professional learning units are aimed at teachers of German in Australia who are short of time and are looking for new ideas and effective methods for their classes. This year’s final session with Anke Szczepansk is "Thinking about learning: reflection and self-evaluation - prerequisites for learning success". More information can be found online.
NSW German conference 2023
Planning for the 2023 conference is underway. It will be held on 24 March at the Goethe-Institut in Sydney. We are looking forward to bringing together German teaching colleagues from NSW and beyond, for in-person professional learning, collaboration and networking. More information will be available soon.
Sommerkino on demand
Have you signed up for our Sommerkino on Demand yet? Enjoy the online screenings of the films ‘Too Far Away’, ‘Mountain Miracle’, and ‘The Peppercorns and the Secret of the Deep Sea’ free of charge from the comfort of your classroom via our Goethe on Demand streaming platform. All films are available in German with English subtitles and come with teaching resources. More information is available online.
Deutschstunde – Das Portal für DaF-Lehrkräfte
Teenagers are interested in social media, music and travelling. On this website you will find various worksheets and project ideas for your lessons on topics that interest teenagers. More information can be found online.
The DEINE BAND competition winners have created resources to learn German. The band, ok.danke.tschüss, wrote ten tracks especially for German learners. The songs have the language level A2/B1. Using a lot of humour and wit, Eva, Lucas and Manu address important topics, such as sustainability, social media and love. All videos have interactive exercises for self-learning. More information can be found online.
The Lirica app is useful for people learning German as it provides access to current songs by popular German musicians. More information and links to the app can be found online.
Kinderuni has new materials on offer which include many opportunities for collaboration and interaction between students. More information can be found online.