Foreign Training Colleges

The MLPSI currently facilitates the placement of trainee teachers from colleges in France, Germany and Spain in MLPSI schools. If you would like further information on these partner institutions, please click on the following links: 

France - IUFM Network of Teacher Training Colleges:

If you are interested in hosting a French student teacher, please click here to download the following guidelines:





Germany - Martin Luther Universität Halle:

The MLPSI first placed teacher trainees from this university in March 2011. The placements were very successful.

Please see below for  teaching materials created and used by German teacher trainee Desirée Kolbe for her placement at St. Marie's of the Isle Primary School, Bishop Street, Cork in March 2011. She has also written an article describing her time in the school and we thank you for sharing these wonderful resources:

 QUIZ: Das weiβ ich über Deutschland

   Schule_in_Deutschland Powerpoint Presentation

 Deutschland: Powerpoint Presentation about the town of Halle

Article: My_stay_at_the_St__Maries_of_the_Isle_NS.doc 

Please click on the links below for guidelines about hosting German primary teacher trainees in your school

Please click on the link below to  see view photos and read articles written by German teacher trainees about their experiences in  MLPSI schools in September 2008:

Spain - CES Don Bosco University, Madrid:

If your school would like to host a trainee teacher in any of the above languages, please contact your Regional Advisor or the National Coordinator for further information.

 Guidelines for CES Don Bosco Students in MLPSI Spanish Schools

 Hosting a Foreign Language Teacher Trainee

 Suggested resources to bring to MLPSI schools

Downloads available:

If you are a student visiting or planning to visit one of the MLPSI schools, please click on the following links to download presentations.

1:         Modern Languages Curriculum   including approaches and methodologies

 2:        Introduction to Primary School in Ireland 

Please see below some power points which Amélina Pineau developed in preparation for visit to Scoil Choca Naofa, Kilcock, Co. Kildare. She attends 'L'Institut Supérieur Oznam, 15 Rue Léglas Maurice, 44000 Nantes'.

Her school in Bourgneuf : Bourgneuf Powerpoint 

Nantes : Nantes Powerpoint 

Public transport in Nantes : Transport Powerpoint 

Please click on the Power Point below to see what Marie Gerard developed for her school visit to Gaelscoil Ui Riada in Kilcock, Co. Kildare.

ppt Visite de Nantes