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Refresher course in teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Porto (FLUP) and Camões Instituto da Cooperacao e da Língua, IP,  is jointly offering a remote refresher course in teaching  Portuguese as a Foreign Language (CAPPLE). The course is open to teachers of Portuguese as a Foreign Language who wish to update their professional knowledge in teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language and teachers of Portuguese who wish to train in teaching Portuguese as a foreign/second language. Holders of a degree at a Portuguese university (with preference being given to degrees that integrate Portuguese Studies) or a degree obtained at a foreign university with a component of Portuguese Studies may also apply. Applications are open between March 24, 2022 and June 8, 2022.

The course is accredited by the Conselho Científico-Pedagógico da Formação Contínua (CCPFC), which is relevant for the career progression of teachers in teaching groups associated with the Portuguese language, and awards 3 ECTS in the European System of Accumulation and Transfer of Credits. The main objectives of the course are

  • to reflect on the key linguistic areas for learners of Portuguese as a non-native language
  • to perceive language as a means of social interaction and the identity of individuals in their interactions and relationships with the learning environment
  • to know the current cultural and social elements of the Portuguese language
  • to know the regulatory documents of the disciplinary domain in question
  • to familiarize trainees with techniques and procedures for the development of teaching Portuguese as a non-native language

Candidates may also apply for one of the 10 grants of €250  from Camões, IP to attend this edition of the course. Candidates wishing to apply for a Camões, IP scholarship must submit their application for the course online and indicate their intention to apply for the scholarship. The course application documents must include a CV and qualification certificates, as well as a motivation letter justifying the scholarship application. These must be submitted as part of the online application and also sent to the following email address: uec@letras.up.pt . The documents will be sent to Camões, IP, the institution responsible for the decision to award the scholarship.

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Call for papers: International Conference ‘Language MOOCs and OERs: new trends and challenges’

Deadline for submitting abstracts: June 11

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto (PT) is organizing the International Conference “Language MOOCS and OERS : new trends and challenges” in collaboration with the University for Foreigners of Perugia (IT), the University of Masaryk (CZ), the Jagiellonian University (PL), The University Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Skopia (MK), and the National Federation of Teachers Initiative Center for Europe – FENICE (IT). The Universities join in partnership for the project ‘LMOOC4Slav – Romance Languages ​​for Slavic-Speaking University Students’, funded under the Erasmus+ programme. The conference will take place at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto, Portugal, in person, on October 7th and 8th, 2022.The conference aims to bring together higher education professionals, experts in applied linguistics and experts in educational technologies working on issues related to language learning and teaching, namely: MOOCs, OERs, new approaches to language teaching and learning, mobility academic, linguistic description, linguistic diversity, languages ​​for specific purposes, digital transformation in Education and new educational technologies, new collaborative projects, multiculturalism and inclusion.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is June 11th .
Papers can be submitted in Portuguese, Italian or English.
More information about the conference and abstract submission at: