case study 4 - final year undergraduate

 

What is the context?

A final year undergraduate, hoping to become a teacher, has been offered a conditional place on a PGCE MFL course. The condition is that she improves her spoken French.

What is the purpose of the learning activity?

To spend a minimum of three weeks in France to live/work with a family, in order to improve her spoken French.

Why would you need support? How would the grant enable you to do something that you otherwise would not do?

The university provides help in sourcing such a placement but the candidate has to meet the cost of travel. Due to accumulated debt, the candidate is unable to meet this condition unless she can find a sponsor to meet these travel costs.