SVEB/EUROLTA Certificates

People wishing to teach adults in Switzerland are well advised to have the SVEB qualification as course leader. It is recognised throughout Switzerland and is regarded as the starting point for teachers wanting to teach adults (SVEB = Swiss Association for Further Education).

At Flying Teachers, you may obtain the SVEB certificate in various ways. If you wish to start teaching foreign languages, then we are the right place for you. At our school, you can obtain the certificate in language teaching format and put the course’s content into immediate practice in our model classes.

Flying Teachers is recognised by SVEB as an institution of further education. The SVEB certificate is presented to you after completing the course and performing at least 150 hours of practical teaching in two years.

Brochure SVEB / EUROLTA / fide

Teacher Education & Training Brochure

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Further details on our courses and modules in the area of further education for teachers can be obtained on our info days in Zurich or Berne. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Form for Confirmation of Practical Training at Flying Teachers
Here you may download the SVEB form "Confirmation of Practical Training".

SVEB Certificate Course Leader

The module «Performing Teaching with Adults» (AdA FA-M1) provides you with the general didactic knowledge required to teach adults in all possible areas.
Content: 15 full-day seminars with a total of 90 lessons of 60 minutes each.

SVEB/EUROLTA Certificate, Course Leader in Languages

This module builds on the above Performing Teaching with Adults (AdA FA-M1) places emphasis on didactics for foreign language teaching. The course is designed for course leaders teaching German as a foreign or second language, as well as English, French, Italian and Spanish as foreign languages. The material learned can be put directly into practice in a practice class.

The completion of this course with a EUROLTA certificate is equivalent to fide modules BAE (educational work with adults) and FZD (foreign and second language didactics). With the modules MI (migration and interculturality) and SBU (scenario-based teaching) it leads to the fide certificate «Course Leader in Integration Sector».

Content: 18 full-day seminars with a total of 113 lessons of 60 minutes each.

SVEB Certificate Course Leader (German as a Foreign Language Daf/ DaZ Integration)

This course will lead you through to the SVEB Certificate Course Leader (AdA FA-M1) with main element DaF/DaZ Integration.

Please note: this course covers the contents of the fide module BAE (education work with adults) and FZD (foreign and second language didactics). With the modules MI (migration and interculturality) and SBU (scenario-based teaching) it leads to the fide certificate «Course Leader in Integration Sector».
Content: 18 course days with a total of 113 lessons à 60 mins.

You will gain methodological and didactic basics required to plan, carry out and evaluate courses.

SVEB Module Certificate "Supporting Individual Learning Processes" AdA FA-M3

This module prepares you for the conduction of discussions. You will learn to pick up learning manners and behaviour, recognise difficulties in learning and support students in developing solutions to problems. The module forms part of the unit required to obtain the title State Certified Educator (level 2 of the unit "Education of Educator").

Foreign language didactics for teachers with SVEB certification

You have obtained SVEB Course Leader certification and now wish to work as a foreign language teacher. In 8 course days, our foreign language didactics module will prepare you for the challenges ahead.

EUROLTA is an internationally recognised certificate for language teacher in adult education. The certificate confirms that you possess a high professional standard in methodology and didactics in modern language teaching.

The EUROLTA certificate can be obtained at Flying Teachers with the following elements:

SVEB/EUROLTA Certificate Course Leader for Language Teaching

In this course, you will have the opportunity to obtain the EUROLTA certificate together with the SVEB certificate and without any further requirements. SVEB/EUROLTA Certificate Course Leader for Language Teaching

Bridge course SVEB to EUROLTA

This course enables teachers with SVEB Course Leader recognition the opportunity to obtain the internationally recognised EUROLTA- certificate.
Length: 2 days (weekend)

At our info days we will be happy to present you the possibilities open to you, and will be on hand to answer any and all questions you may have.

When teaching people who have migrated from other countries, issues of learning difficulty are often confronted. This places particular demands on teachers. In our course, you can obtain the skills needed to handle issues likely to be found in teaching in the migration area.

The concept «fide | German in Switzerland – learn, teach, assess» offers a conceptional framework to second-language teaching in Switzerland that teachers can use as a guide in their courses. Detailed information is to be found here: www.fide-info.ch.

Brochure SVEB / EUROLTA / fide

Flying Teachers enjoys Swiss federal government accreditation and offers the following two fide modules:

fide «Scenario Based Teaching»

In this module you will learn and become familiar with specific characteristics of fide as these are put into practice in the teaching.
Content: 3 course days with a total of 18 hours, 6–16 participants.

fide «Migration and Interculturalism»

In this module, you will have the opportunity to reflect upon your own cultural imprint and examine the situation of migrants in Switzerland at different levels.
Content: 3 course days with a total of 18 hours, 6–16 participants.
-> In combination with the «SVEB/EUROLTA Certificate Course Leader with foreign language didactics» and the fide module «Scenario Based Teaching», this module leads towards the fide certificate «Language Course Leader in Integration Sphere».

At our info days we will be happy to present you the possibilities open to you, and will be on hand to answer any and all questions you may have.



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