International Teacher

Postgraduate linked to the Teachers Programme

Location: Mechelen - Campus Kruidtuin

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Are you ... ?

  • already a teacher and in need of exploring your personal and professional boundaries ...
  • willing to share your teaching expertise with international colleagues ...
  • not afraid of workplace learning and traineeships in international educational settings ...
  • dreaming of teaching abroad ...

Then our brand new postgraduate programme international teacher might be something for you?

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Kim Op de beeck
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  • What do we offer
  • Enrolment conditions
  • Tuition Fee
  • What do we offer

    • interesting international educational contacts/references
    • traineeprogrammes and coaching in international, private, local and European schools
    • workshops, guest lectures, seminars, training sessions on different international educational systems, programmes and assessment
    • 21st century international classroom skills
  • Enrolment conditions

    You are a qualified teacher (preschool, primary, or secondary education) with a high proficiency level of English (C1 level requirement before completion of the programme).
    Admissions Interview in English start of the programme. (In view of visa procedures we advise non-EEA-students to register before May 2020).

  • Tuition Fee

    EEA-students = € 1990
    non-EEA-students = € 2800

    Travel and C1 English certificate costs not included.
    Study exemptions and personalised traineeprogrammes are possible.
    Accreditation of prior learning can be taken into account.


  • Fall 2020 Semester (Covid-19)
  • Courses
  • Fall 2020 Semester (Covid-19)

    Already living in Belgium?
    We would love to welcome you on campus in September. We will follow the guidelines provided by the Belgian government. For the latest updates, consult

    Coming from abroad?

    • Students enrolled in the International Teacher programme will have the option to take their first semester courses remotely, with virtual support from lecturers, until the end of October.
    • Internships in the first semester will take place between November and December. The agreement between the intern and internship school can be flexible.
    • Students who can’t be there before the end of October should postpone until the 2021/22 academic year. 
  • Courses

    1st semester

    • Short International/European/ or private school internship (15 ECTS)
    • Intercultural Competencies in Education 1 (3 ECTS)
    • Pedagogy, Didactics & Personal Development in International Contexts 1 (3 ECTS)
    • Guidelines to English Level C1 (3 ECTS)

    2nd semester

    • Longer International/European/ or private school internship (30 ECTS)
    • Intercultural Competencies in Education 2 (3 ECTS)
    • Pedagogy, Didactics  & Personal Development in International Contexts 2 (3 ECTS)

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

After Graduation

  • After training
  • After training

    Every teacher needs new ideas and impulses. Do you?

    Perhaps the in-service training offered by LEON and Donche, our knowledge centers of the teacher training programs of Thomas More, can help you with this.