La langue française? Mais oui! Do you love the French language and French culture and are you excited about education? Do you enjoy working with teens and young adults? HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht's Teacher Education in French part-time programme is just for you! You will learn how to deliver your knowledge and enthusiasm to your students using the latest methods.

Teacher Education in French is a four-year programme in an international setting that joins our successful international Language Education programmes for English and German, as well as Spanish. You will be taught in English and French by our experienced lecturers and get to enjoy Utrecht's vibrant student life. You will have frequent and intensive contact with France, spending time there from your 1st year onwards. Internships at Dutch schools are also a vital and highly educational part of the programme.

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Start date September
Application Deadline 1 May – students living in the Netherlands (Dutch or Foreign nationality), 15 June (non-EU students) & 1 August (EU students)
Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
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During the programme

During our Teacher Education in French programme you will learn about teaching methodology, literature and culture of the French-speaking countries, linguistics, and second language acquisition. Further, 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.

Career prospects

As the teaching population is aging, 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.

Admittance procedure

Can’t wait to start? Look here for information on the admittance procedure.

Admission requirements

If you want to apply to our Teacher Education in French programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma, and speak English at least at CEFR level B1. You also need to command French at CEFR level B1 (Listening and Reading) and A2 (Speaking and Writing). A language test is part of the admission process. Of course, love for French and teaching is a must!

Competences

  • Sociable

    You enjoy being surrounded by others, have an affinity with young people and possess great communicative and social skills.

  • Interested in all things French

    You are passionate about French language and culture. You enjoy reading and writing and are curious about other cultures.

  • Creative

    In your spare time, you like to engage in creative writing, music, theatre, plays, scouting and developing games.

Luuk van de Gevel, opleiding HBO Built Environment | Hogeschool Utrecht

"Teaching becomes second nature very soon!"

Robbert Couwenberg (23) First year student
Padualaan 97, Utrecht Science Park

Interested in the Part-Time bachelor Teacher Education in French?