Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is the practice of teaching subjects such as science, mathematics or history in English to learners whose first language is not English.

This online course helps you to become an educational practitioner ready to support learners in bilingual or multilingual CLIL settings.


" It's been a great learning experience this CLIL course and I feel that I have learnt a lot, adding more knowledge and understanding of CLIL in different contexts. "

Alina - 2018

Is this course for you?

Location: Online
Teachers working in bilingual education contexts and/or teaching bilingual learners at primary or secondary level.
Language teachers working alongside subject teachers and/or teaching subject content in their lessons.
Language Level: B2 or higher
Course dates: 11 April - 15 June 2022
NILE Certificate
Option for Trinity CertTP
Course Length: 8 weeks
Course fees:
Course fee £495
Trinity Registration and Administration Fee (optional): £250
Take Your Teaching Online: FREE
Minimum age: 18
Max class size: 16
Tutor-led and highly interactive
Live and asynchronous eLearning platforms
Specialist ELT eLibrary
Accredited by AQUEDUTO

Course content

Discovering what CLIL is
Identifying and use a range of teaching strategies for supporting learners to achieve both subject and language learning outcomes
Developing effective CLIL activities
Planning effective CLIL lessons
Reflecting on work completed on the course and to identify areas for continuing professional development

You will explore the particular needs of CLIL learners, discover ideas to use in a CLIL classroom and develop the know-how to design your own CLIL activities.

Throughout the course you will be able to share, discuss and collaborate with other learners.

For free preview of this course, check out of the NILE Online CLIL Webinar with Jason Skeet.

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" I really enjoyed the course and feel I have gained enough knowledge to confidentially begin training teachers in the CLIL methodology. "

Participant - 2018

" Everything was clear, excellent and detailed. Everyone cared for us when we had a problem. "

Busra - 2018

Further Information

Online courses are broken down into individual units and activities, forming a clear structure. Tasks will be interactive, involving voice chat, forums and community walls, and they will utilize a range of multimedia including images, audio files and videos. Participants need a computer, a headset (with microphone) and an Internet connection. You can do much of the course on a tablet or mobile device, but will need a computer for certain activities.

All participants have access to NILE’s extensive ELT e-library and the NILE digital Tasks are interactive, involving live online sessions, forums and community walls, and utilise a range of multimedia including images, audio files and videos.

All NILE’s courses involve a significant element of English language improvement and/or development of language awareness.

Course Leader

Jason Skeet

Dr. Jason Skeet is responsible for leading on and coordinating all academic aspects of the NILE MA in Professional Development for Language Education. Jason has worked as a consultant and trainer in CLIL at Utrecht University providing advice and training for bilingual schools throughout The Netherlands. He has also taught on the university's UTEACH Master's Programme for bilingual and international school teachers. Before that he worked for seven years as a teacher at a bilingual secondary school.

Available dates:

Course dates Location Course length
11 April - 15 June 2022 Online 8 weeks
11 April - 15 June 2022 with Trinity CertPT Online 8 weeks