TSST (Teacher Subject Specialism Training) MFL

Spanish or French

2018/2019 Course Details

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


Who is it for?

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

  • Qualified MFL 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 (Spanish or French) at KS3

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

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

Where and When?

  • St. Mary's Menston (LS29 6AE)

  • 10 Face to face twilight sessions taking place between November 2017 and May 2018

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 (Spanish or French) 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 (Spanish or French). It is useful to note that NCTL are now recognising TSST as a ‘brand’ across the country

  • Participants can also choose to study further


TSST MFL (Spanish) Course Flyer (PDF)

TSST MFL (French) Course Flyer (PDF)


For more information, and to be placed on the mailing list, please contact Mrs Jackie Ash at  j.ash@stmarysmenston.org or 01943 883000