Análisis de los programas de formación para profesorado de lenguas para fines específicos en España.

  1. María Vázquez Amador 1
  2. Paloma López-Zurita 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Cádiz

    Universidad de Cádiz

    Cádiz, España


Tonos digital: revista de estudios filológicos

ISSN: 1577-6921

Year of publication: 2021

Issue: 41

Type: Article

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This paper presents the results of the initial phase (O1) of the European Project LSP Teacher Training Summer School (TRAILs), made up of eight partners: teachers of Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP) from seven European Universities and a British consultancy firm specialized in the quality of education research (Arcola). The main objective of the project is the training of LSP teachers and the development of skills to promote an innovative and high-quality teaching, based on the identified gaps and the existing dysfunctions between the training required by these teachers and the actual offering of courses. This paper identifies and analyses the training courses for LSP teachers offered in countries from the European Higher Education Area, with special emphasis in Spain. A standardized questionnaire was designed to gather the information available in the training programs of more than 1000 higher education institutions and universities in 25 countries. The results show that the offer is quite scarce and very eclectic and heterogeneous regarding formats, teaching methodology, learning outcomes and evaluation methods. These results reinforce the need to create the standard European pilot program for teacher training in LSP that emerged from this project.

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