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Tecnología y Lenguas

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I am fascinated by the possibilities for language learning and teaching offered by the latest advances in technology and by the many (too many!?) websites and tools available for learning and teaching languages. This blog will introduce different tools that have proven practical and effective for language teachers (and gratis!). Since the needs and levels of adoption of technology vary so much among teachers, I’ll try to include 3 different tools each entry. You can skim and scroll down to those you are interested in.

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Programa de desarrollo profesional en España

12-18 January 2021 (Scholarships applications close 12 December)

Where: Spain

Information and Registration: Tia Tula becas Desarrollo profesional


ILEP courses
ILEP is offering a variety of courses in a lot of different cities in New Zealand. To check if there is an interesting PD in your town please check their website



International Spanish Diplomas DELE

When: 22-24 November

Where: AUT, Auckland

Exam registration and fees: Diplomas de español DELE en Nueva Zelanda

Exams information: Instituto Cervantes 

Information: Gloria Vázquez


The Learning Languages Community 

The portal to professional learning opportunities and support for the Learning Languages area of the New Zealand Curriculum


Online Spanish library
ILEP and the Spanish Ministry of Education (MECD) are pleased to offer Spanish Language Resources, available online and through a physical library.


Learning Languages

ILEP video about the importance of learning languages



Languages (Spanish and/or Japanese teacher) teacher. Hobsonville Point Secondary School, Auckland. Closes: 15 November. Link 

Languages teacher. Ponsonby Intermediate, Auckland. Closes: 18 November. Link 

Head of subjects: international languages. Nayland College, Tasman/Nelson. Closes: 18 November. Link 

Spanish teacher. Saint Kentingern, Auckland. Closes: 8 November. Link 

Online high school languages teachers. Crimson Online Academy, New Zealand (nationwide). Closes: 23 December. Link

Teacher of Spanish. Northcote College, Auckland. Closes: 10 November. Link

Spanish language assistant teacher. St Patrick College (Silverstream), Wellington. Closes: 8 November. Link 

Teachers (2 positions). Teachers skilled in at least 2 of the following subjects are invited to apply:  Te Reo, English, Spanish, Mandarin, ESOL, Social studies. Nga Twa Diocesan School, Manawatu/Whanganui. Closes: 25 November. Link

Enseñar español en NZ

Informacion para Profesores de español – Nueva Zelanda

Term 1

STANZA Jornada de profesores ELE 2019
When: 22nd & 23rd February
Where: Auckland

Term 2

National Debating competition

Date: 21st June
Where: Northcote College, Auckland


1st place:  Rangitoto College

2nd place:   Kings College

3rd place: Auckland Grammar

Best speaker: Tasleem Ahmad (Auckland Grammar)

Term 3

National and Regional Speech competition

Well done to all of the students who participated, and thank you to our markers, Judit Vilalta Caellas and Arnau Campanera Moliné, who had the very demanding task of listening to the many entries.

Stanza Speech Competition Winners 2019

Level 1

  1. Romina Emami – Epsom Girls Grammar School
  2. Nimish Singh – Kerikeri High School
  3. Oliver Craddock – Auckland Grammar School

Level 2

  1. Anthony Khoo – Auckland Grammar School
  2. Chen Huan Liu – Epsom Girls Grammar School
  3. Tasleem Ahmad – Auckland Grammar School

Level 3

  1. Jessica Cordes – Northcote College
  2. Jessica Zhang – St. Cuthbert’s College
  3. Kaavya Grover – Epsom Girls Grammar School


  1. Yerka Borquez Diaz – Epsom Girls Grammar School
  2. Gilda Tejada – Kerikeri High School
  3. Melisa Garzon – James Hargest

Term 4

National Junior video competition
Date: tba
Open to: Primary, Intermediate and Year 9 & 10 students

Video Competition primary and intermediate students

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