TEFLkollab is a joint teaching-research initiative carried out by Leo Will (Justus-Liebig University Giessen) and Caro Blume (TU Dortmund), but the real focus is on pre-service teachers and English language learners at local schools. Within the framework of TEFLkollab, university students „mentor“ secondary pupils via synchronous video conferences and asynchronous videos exchanged on a protected platform. Designed as a sheltered practice teaching environment, TEFLkollab has the added benefit of fostering monologic and dialogic speaking opportunities in a formal language learning setting, but beyond the confines of the classroom. 

Das Bild zeigt 2 Handys. Auf beiden Handys ist ein Mensch mit Hund abgebildet. Es gibt Sprechblasen, die andeuten, wie die zwei Personen per Handyvideo miteinander kommunizieren

TEFLkollab affiliations



K4D is part of the “Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung”, a joint initiative of the Federal Government and the Länder which aims to improve the quality of teacher training. The programme is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.