Selwyn College, in cooperation with the University of Cambridge Italian Department, has just hosted the first Italian Teachers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Day which took place on Saturday 6th May, from 11.30 – 16.00 (followed by some optional sessions). With around 30 teachers in attendance, the day was recieved positively by those in attendance and we hope to be able to repeat the event next year.

Please find below the sessions for the day and associated links to resources.

1. Introduction to Cambridge and Cambridge Admissions

Michelle Tang, Schools Liaison Officer

Cambridge Explained for Teachers – May 2017

2. Introduction to Cambridge TRIPOS system (including new joint degrees)

Dott. Claudia Domenici, Senior Language Teaching Officer – Italian

MML Tripos System

3. Teacher Materials

Led by Dott. Claudia Domenici

Sharing Teaching Materials

Pre-GCSE/Beginners Italian

Beginners Italian Resource Pack

Writing Mats Italian KS3

Year 9 Lesson – La vita è bella

Jovanotti – Bella

GCSE Italian

GCSE Italian Resources Pack

Conjugation Table Ita KS4

iGCSE – domande – booklet

A Level/IB Italian

A Level and IB Italian Resources Pack

Conjugation Table Ita KS5

4. Teaching Language through Translation

With Dr Angeles Carreres, Senior Language Teaching Officer – Spanish

Teaching Language Through Translation

5. Teaching Ladri di Biciclette: Maps and Networks

With Prof. Robert Gordon, Serena Professor of Italian

Teaching Film – Ladri di Biciclette

6. Networking and Looking Forward

Led by Dott. Claudia Domenici

Networking and Looking Forward – Handout

Useful links:

If you would like to be kept informed about future events for Italian teachers, please contact our Schools Liaison Officer, Michelle: