Master – Teaching, Education and Training Professions (MEEF), 2nd degree | English

Domain: Cultures, territories and plural societies in the Indian Ocean

Course: English

ECTS credits


level of studies
at the end of training

Baccalaureate + 5

Teaching locations

Saint-Denis – Bellepierre site

Type of training : Master

Training regime: Initial formation

Training summary

The English MEEF Master is a professional training course. It is primarily aimed at students wishing to take the Certificate of Aptitude for Second Degree Teaching (CAPES) of English and the Certificate of Aptitude for Professional High School Teaching (CAPLP).

The preparation includes the deepening of the areas of English that the students have already studied in Undergraduate studies (civilization, linguistics, literature, phonology, translation, etc.), as well as the introduction of new fields of study that constitute English teaching and pedagogy.

Training aims

This course is aimed at students wishing to train as middle and high school English teachers. It allows them to follow a set of diversified courses enabling them to acquire and develop professional skills, to prepare for external civil service recruitment competitions (CAPES and CAPLP letters-English) and to learn about and through research in the field of education.

The training is based on an integrative logic linking courses and teaching content. Disciplinary and didactic learning are combined so that students can move from distanced reflection to professional practice.

The English course offers, like all MEEF courses, a common core allowing students to access a shared culture specific to the professions of teaching, education and training in the Reunion context.

Advantages of the training

Due to its logic of alternation between internships, theoretical lessons and analysis of professional practices, the English MEEF Master is the training most suited to preparation for the English teacher competition. Combining theory and practice, the lessons are anchored in reality and the Reunion context. 

The working methods are varied and mainly include face-to-face courses but also online courses, hybrid courses and several internships within middle and high schools in our academy.

In contact with practitioners and researchers, and thanks to a strong link between research and field realities, students are supported in order to acquire strategies, enrich their practices, and thus be ready to tackle the educational challenges of today and tomorrow.

Targeted skills

This course leads to acquiring and developing plural skills:

  • Understand the profession of State civil servant teacher and that relating to the teaching of a modern language

  • Know how to understand the diversity of school populations and teach a discipline in accordance with middle and high school programs

  • Becoming professional by implementing a research approach based on a professional question identified on one of the internship sites

  • Contextualize the knowledge and skills acquired as part of the specific preparation for competitive exams

  • Know how to analyze professional practices

  • Know how to present and support a professional dissertation

Sheet of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

Summary of lessons by course

The training is organized in three blocks:

  • Setting and context: inclusive school, values ​​and education, education in context 

Common core with other MEEF courses, allowing students to access a shared culture between teaching, education and training professionals, in the Reunion context.

  • Knowledge: general pedagogy, didactic issues in language teaching, subject matter in modern foreign language (LVE), didactics in LVE, the profession 

Specific to the English MEEF, the teaching of disciplinary knowledge (translation, civilization, literature, linguistics, phonology), didactics and pedagogy, and the preparation of the written and oral CAPES tests.

  • Reflective practices: research, individualized monitoring, digital education. 

Allows the future teacher to be a reflective practitioner, an actor in their professional development. It includes in particular the supervision of the research dissertation with a professional aim, and support for internships.


This professional training is punctuated by several internships in middle and high schools in our academy.

Specific devices

Not concerned

Conditions of access to training

On file, baccalaureate +3 or equivalent

Continuing Studies


Career opportunities

This MEEF Master naturally leads to careers in English teaching (subject to success in the CAPES English or CAPLP Letters-Langues competition).

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