STA8 – Teachers of French annual “Stage” in France


Le Stage is a Professional Development course delivered in France for Australian French teachers.

Le Stage:

  • Is designed to specifically meet certain requirements outlined in the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
  • Is suitable for Primary and Secondary French teachers.
  • Is the only course written and adapted for Australian Teachers in France.
  • Is NESA Registered Professional Development (65.5 hours) for NSW teachers
  • Is Teacher Identified Professional Development/Learning for all other States


Every January. Next date: 07 to 20 January 2018


Institut de Touraine in Tours, France


Institut de Touraine has been providing French language courses and teacher training courses since 1912. IDT is FLE (Français Langue Étrangere) accredited. IDT is under the academic supervision of Université François-Rabelais of Tours.


Week 1: Cours – Compétences orales, compétence phonétiques. Ateliers pratique Oral, Modules linguistique/Phonétique, Conférences, Travail optionnel sur projets en autonomie guidée à la médiathèque.
Week 2 : Cours : Compétences écrites, compétences orales, module linguistique et phonétique. Conférence. Compétences culturelles et interculturelles. Travail optionnel sur projets en autonomie guidée à la médiathèque. Bilan de Stage et remise des attestations.

Added inclusions:

  • Journée collégiale d’observation et interaction dans une école primaire/secondaire.
  • Excursion au Château de Chenonceau


Completing Australian Teachers of French Stage in France will contribute to 65 hours and 30 minutes of NESA Registered PD adressing1.3.2, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.6.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2, 6.4.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

NSW Teachers: for information regarding NESA Registered PD, please contact Antonella Tricca Cabarrus on 0438 105852 or


  • Stage: 50 hours of didactique, 10 hours of perfectionnement, 5 hours on individual project, Certificate of Attendance.
  • Extra inclusions: 1 day in a local P-12 school, Wine & Cheese French workshop, tour of Chateau de Chenonceau
  • Homestay:  Walking distance to the Institut: 5 – 30 minutes. Accommodation at a local homestay host in a single room with shared bathroom.
  • Meals:
    • Half board (breakfast & dinner) Monday to Friday
    • Full board (all meals) on week-ends (unless on excursion)
  • Laundry once a week, towels and bed linen provided, free Wi-Fi.


  • Airfares
  • Any accommodation required in Paris
  • Train tickets to/from Tours
  • Travel Insurance

All prices include deposit. If you have already paid the deposit you will be able to insert your deposit code during checkout.