Stage de Nouméa

This French immersion programme to Nouméa in New Caledonia is an opportunity for 10 teachers of French in New Zealand to develop their knowledge of language and culture in a native French-speaking environment. ILEP guides teachers to enhance their language teaching skills through this experience.







Some photos of the cultural visits and class-based activities from the scholarship to Nouméa in April 2016.

Stage de Nouméa 2017 - Applications now open!

Applications are now open for teachers of French to apply for the Stage de Nouméa immersion scholarship programme.

Programme dates: 17th April - 6th May 2017
NEW Application Deadline: 1st March 2017

For more information, please see the programme flyer:

To apply, please download, complete and return the following application form to Jennifer Thomson:

To make any enquiries about the programme, please contact:

Rosaria Campbell, National Adviser for French and programme host:

Jennifer Thomson, Intercultural Programmes Coordinator:


A Teacher's Experience

Marty Hantz
Principal and Teacher of French
Taradale Primary School

Stage de Nouméa 2016

Read about Marty's experience