CERTIFICATE IN CULTURE AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT, LIVING IN NEW ZEALAND, AOTEAROA
Who is the Programme for?
4-week English Programme in Auckland, New Zealand is designed for the primary and secondary English teachers from Catalonia, Spain. (minimum 16 and maximum 20 trainees in a group)
2WAYS provides you the best services, partnering with the top quality education providers, Kiwi teacher homestay families and tour operators, covering International Travel and Medical Insurance, welcome kit, information on regular social and cultural events, counselling (for example, culture shock, personal needs) in Catalan, Spanish and English. Contact us to tailor your training programme.
What are the Three Key Contents of the Programme?
1. INTENSIVE ENGLISH COURSE
“ I like a lot the fact of visiting different schools. We've done a great variety of activities and I have enjoyed most of them. I've got some ideas I’ll be able to use in my classes on the way back. ”
Consuelo Molinos Montfot (High School Teacher from Barcelona, Spain)
2. HOMESTAY WITH KIWI TEACHER FAMILY
Teachers from Catalonia will be accommodated in homes with New Zealand teachers for the following advantages:
2WAYS carefully selects and matches the quality homestay families who are native English-speakers, friendly, safe, clean, interested in hosting the international students and sharing Kiwi life with you.
“ The homestay were really good, even though we didn't like to be at the homestay at the beginning. It has been a good experience. ”
Mª Elisa Sanz Aisa (High School Teacher)
3. EXCITING CULTURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES
► Maori Experience: bi-lingual education, experience Maori welcome ceremony, haka dance, Maori carving and weaving, interaction with Maori teachers.
► Tree Planting: environmental education, learn about New Zealand native flora, visit NZ native Kauri forests and leave a lasting natural memento of your visit to New Zealand for future generations.
► Weekend Trips and Activities (at your expense): visit Auckland volcanoes, sailing, whale and dolphin watching, skiing and trekking in Tongariro National Park, walk in geothermal wonderland and soak in mud spa in Rotorua, visit Waitangi (the NZ’s birthplace) and 90-mile beach, winery tour, etc.
“ The support and opportunities that 2WAYS offered are really good and I really felt safe at all times because I knew that Amelia and Ellen would be there if we needed them. EXCELLENT JOB! ”
Maria Jose Lobo Virseda (Teacher Trainer & materials writer from Barcelona, Spain)
“ The Department of Education of Catalonia has an agreement with 2WAYS in the organization of a course for teachers of English from Catalonia to improve their knowledge of English, their methodological strategies and to get introduced to the culture and way of life of New Zealand.
The feedback we have had from our teachers in the past years states very clearly that the programme has achieved its objectives and the teachers that have attended it see it as a rewarding experience both from their professional and personal points of view. ”
Joaquim Nunez i Cabanillas (Subdirector General de Formacio i Desenvolupament del Personal Docent, Generalitat de Catalunya)