End of this page section.

Begin of page section: Contents:

CLIL Teacher Wellbeing (Symposium)

On Saturday, 1st December 2018, a symposium focusing on the wellbeing of CLIL teachers in Austria was held at the University of Graz. The symposium started with a presentation of the findings of a nationwide study funded by the ÖNB to investigate CLIL teacher’s wellbeing across a range of educational settings (primary, secondary and tertiary) throughout Austria. Following the presentation of the insights from the main study, there were a series of workshops inspired by the findings from the research, including advice for designing CLIL materials and recommendations for maintaining and protecting teacher wellbeing. The event closed with a lecture from world-renowned expert in CLIL, Professor Ute Smit (University of Vienna).



Date: Saturday 1st December, 10.00 – 16.30

Location: English Department, Heinrichstraße 36, 8010 Graz


Introductory Lecture: The Subjective Wellbeing of CLIL Teachers in Austria (Sarah Mercer, Nicole Hofstadler & Kyle Talbot)

Workshop A1: CLIL Teacher Professional Wellbeing (Sarah Mercer)

Workshop B1: Activating Learners‘ Cognitive Potential in CLIL (Margit Reitbauer, Ulla Fürstenberg & Petra Kletzenbauer)

Workshop A2: Work-life Balance for CLIL Teachers (Kyle Talbot & Sonja Babic)

Workshop B2: Hands-on Exercises for Your CLIL Classroom (Nicole Hofstadler, Anita Lämmerer & Pia Oberdorfer)

Closing Session: CLIL@HTL: Classroom Practices and Stakeholder Beliefs (Ute Smit)

ELT Research and Methodology

Univ.-Prof. Sarah Mercer BA MA MSc PhD

Liebiggasse 9/HP
8010 Graz

Phone:+43 316 380 - 8190

End of this page section.

Begin of page section: Additional information:

End of this page section.