MFL Teacher Subject Specialism Training

French or Spanish

A FREE CPD course for improving MFL (French or Spanish) subject knowledge of non-specialist teachers


Who is it for?

  • Qualified MFL teachers interested in upskilling their subject knowledge with a view to teaching French or Spanish

  • Qualified teachers wishing to return to the profession

  • Refresher training for MFL specialists not currently teaching MFL, to enable a move back into an MFL role

  • Overseas trained teachers wishing to upskill their knowledge and seek a post in a secondary school


  • Enhance subject knowledge of MFL (French or Spanish) at KS3

  • Provide a range of techniques and resources to deliver engaging and enjoyable MFL (French or Spanish) lessons

  • Provide a recognised certificate of competency for MFL (French or Spanish) teaching

Where and When?

  • St. Mary's, Menston (LS29 6AE)

  • 10 Face to face twilight sessions taking place between December 2019 May 2020 - dates to be confirmed

Online Learning

  • Each unit includes activities and investigation, interactive texts and assessment.

  • There are tutors available to support participants with any queries outside of the face to face sessions.

Face to Face sessions

Each session will consist of:

  • 2 hour tuition on interactive MFL (French or Spanish) teaching including resource sharing

  • Optional 30 mins seminar to complete online material and ask questions

  • ‘Flip learning’ gap task based on online units


  • Participants who pass the course will receive a Certificate of Completion of TSST MFL. It is useful to note that NCTL are now recognising TSST as a ‘brand’ across the country.

  • Participants may choose to study further



TSST MFL (French) Course Flyer (PDF) - to follow shortly

TSST MFL (Spanish) Course Flyer (PDF) - to follow shortly


For more information or to request an application form, please contact Mrs Jackie Ash at or 01943 883000