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CEPEC International training courses
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CEPEC International is a Training and Research Center specialized in Education and International Cooperation.

It offers teachers and trainers customized trainings to improve their linguistic and cultural knowledge and help them strengthen their French teaching skills.




CEPEC International has been involved in the field of education for more than 30 years and is widely recognised for its training engeneering, empowering team leadership and project management expertise.

It operates in a number of countries and welcomes foreign delegations to its Campus nearby the city of Lyon for training seminars (e.g. via the ERASMUS + program).

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  • Improving linguistic and cultural skills
  • Taking into account the different areas of expertise during workshops

Linguistic workshops

  • Oral communication: using authentical documents, the focus will be set on oral skills (comprehension and expression) in activities such as debates, role play, simulations, talks and presentations, always working on different levels of language.
  • Written communication: using authentical documents, trainees will work on writing (comprehension and expression) through a range of activities such as writing newspaper articles, short stories, letters, etc.
  • Grammar exercises: refresher and advanced.

 Themed workshops:


  • French through the media: using the press, television, radio and internet, this workshop help trainees to examine political, social and economic life in France (proposed for beginner to advanced levels).
  • French through literature: based around the major genres of French literature (novels, poetry, theatre), the major literary movements as well as the major authors. Creative writing may be proposed (proposed for intermediate to advanced levels).
  • Knowledge of France and its history: the key dates in French history, particularly the changes over the 20th century (proposed for basic to advanced levels).
  • French through song and cinema: a look into French culture and lifestyle through popular songs and films (proposed for beginner to advanced levels).


  • Finding the right methods and skills to teach, as well as the learning theory recommended in the programs (action-based approach, etc.).
  • Organising learning situations matching the skill-based approach.
  • Managing learning progress:

- Developing an overview of the objectives of the relevant course.

- Designing problematical situations suited to students' level and potential.

- Designing and planning learning sequences.

  • Developing student evaluation and monitoring tools.
  • Proposing approaches and methodologies to manage and teach the class, in line with new teaching methods.

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alt For a wide range of learners

  • Teachers of French as a Foreign Language and second language, teachers in other disciplines who are retraining.

  • Experienced teachers set to become educational coordinators, trainers or learning resource developers.

  • Teacher trainers and study program developers.

  • Language center managers, head teachers.

  • Educational managers in charge of developing training programmes and improving the quality of French teaching.


Close to the city center of Lyon, at its West, CEPEC International is located in Craponne. In the heart of a leafy park, visitors appreciate its warmth, friendliness, human touch and the services it offers.

Everything you need for successful learning:


  • A team of experienced and receptive trainers .

  • Three buildings house classrooms and conference rooms, IT rooms and a specialized in learning resources documentation center.

  • An online learning resources centre, distance learning solutions.

  • A high-quality restaurant and several relaxation areas.

  • Accommodation opportunities at high-quality apartment hotels.


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Getting to meet French families is one of the highlights of the study trips and CEPEC International has a network of families who are keen to meet and get to know trainees.

Its connections with the Lyon education authorities mean it can also organise class visits and meetings with French teachers.


Staying in Lyon offers a real opportunity to engage with culture. France's second city is internationally recognised as its historical site has been awarded with the UNESCO World Heritage status.

Museums, districts, monuments and innovative architectural projects beckon you to discover the fascinating history of this city. Stays at CEPEC International naturally include guided tours of Lyon as well as a wide range of cultural activities.


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CEPEC International's team is here to help you customize your training program to meet your needs.

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