How to be 21st Century European School

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Activities:

● 1st Day ACTIVE LEARNING AND COACHING IN EDUCATION
● 2nd Day E-LEARNING PROMOTION
● 3rd Day WEB 2.0
● 4th Day FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING FACILITIES & METHODS
● 5th Day MULTICULTURALISM IN CLASSROOMS

Activity: Active Learning and Coaching in Education
Objectives
● To reinforces important material, concepts, and skills.
● To provide more frequent and immediate feedback to students.
● To address different student learning styles.
● To provides students with an opportunity to think about, talk about, and process course material.
● Creates personal connections to the material for students, which increases their motivation to
learn.
● To allows students to practice important skills, such as collaboration, through pair and group
work.
● To builds self-esteem through conversations with other students.
● To create a sense of community in the classroom through increased student-student and
instructor-student interaction.
Detailed programme
● Active learning principles:
○ To be Purposive: the relevance of the task with the students' concerns.
○ To be Reflective: students' reflection on the meaning of what is learnt.
○ To be Negotiated: negotiation of goals and methods of learning between students and
teachers.
○ To be Critical: students appreciate different ways and means of learning the content.
○ To be Complex: students compare learning tasks with complexities existing in real life
and making reflective analysis.
○ To be Situation-driven: the need of the situation is considered in order to establish
learning tasks.
○ To be Engaged: real life tasks are reflected in the activities conducted for learning.
● Introduction to Coaching in education
● Establishing coaching practice into international students
● Experiences of coaching in education of international students
● Plans for coaching in education of international students
● How to create a climate for coaching
● Teachers’ learning and students’ learning

Activity: E-LEARNING PROMOTION
Objectives
● Digital turn in schools and the role of school leaders
● Research on digital innovation with tablets in schools
● Upgrading school’s digital infrastructure: tablets, mobile devices, network, online learning tools
and environments
● School-wide policy on digital safety
● Supporting pedagogical innovation: innovative tablet learning scenarios
● Creating and managing, copyright and licensing digital learning resources
● Teacher education & in-service training and game-based learning.
● Change management in school: supporting teachers, disseminating best practice, involving
parents and community in matter of tablet using
● Monitoring and communicating the results of your school’s online
● Examples on successful school-level digital innovations from other countries.
Detailed programme
● Introduction to digital innovation with tablet classroom in schools.
● Towards New Pedagogy for Tablet Classroom
● Using tablet in the classroom , integrating tablet into classroom
● Setting up a Personal Learning Environment: Google Drive and Cloud Systems
● Setting up a Personal Learning Environment: E-portfolio & EdShelf with Tablets
● Innovative learning scenarios.
● New pedagogies for digital schools.
● Designing innovative learning scenarios in Tablets.
● Monitoring and evaluating the digital maturity of your school
● Methods and tools for measuring digital maturity of the school
● Workshop on infographics: analysing and visualizing your data with tablets
● Policy development on tablet scenario.
● Project-based learning: creating e-textbooks with tablets.
● Participatory design of digital innovation policies on the school level.
● Designing a digital safety policy for your school.
● Designing Exams on online e-learning programs.
● Giving homework via tablet, evaluating it on time.
● Dissemination and sharing best practices
● Communicating your project through digital storytelling: composing a photo story on a school
development project
● Using Web 2.0 for dissemination
● Creating material with tablet and smart boards ( making e-book , making short movies)
● Workshop on audio and video recording and editing

Activity: WEB 2.0
Objectives
● To strengthen the capacities of educators to develop innovative learning strategies and teaching
methodologies that utilizes tools from the Web 2.0 to improve the quality of education, on-site
learning, and blended modalities.
● Ability to detect the prior knowledge of future students and gather information about their
environment
● Ability to select, design, and facilitate learning opportunities
● Development of pedagogical skills to be used in the classroom and all the aspects related to the
virtual learning environments and Web 2.0 tools such as: communication style, collaborative
work, advanced technological skills
Detailed programme
● Introductory meeting, explanation of practical arrangements, presentation of timetable,
information about course venue.
● Icebreakers, introduction to the course.
● Theoretic aspects on:
○ Web 2.0 tools
○ Web 2.0 tools by subject
○ Web 2.0 tools by necessity
● Role of the tutor in the virtual classroom
● Developing online course activities
● Leading online discussions
● Methodologies and teaching techniques
● Approaching linguistic concepts
● Virtual learning environments
● Classroom Innovation
● Organization and Planning
● Workshop
● Web 2.0 tools: Presentation Tools
○ Break out of the box, beyond basic slides and bullet points.
○ Upload, create, edit and share creative presentations—anytime, anywhere.
● Web 2.0 tools: Video Tools
○ Lights, camera, (inter)action! Web 2.0 makes it easier than ever to integrate video into
shared projects and presentations.
● Professional Visit to a Technical School
● Web 2.0 tools: Mobile Tools
○ Perfect for podcasting, blogging, media sharing, quizzes and more, these clever apps
turn cell phones into smart teaching tools.

● Web 2.0 tools: Community Tools
○ From wikis to social networks, this range of tools enables teachers and students to
communicate, collaborate and share work.

Activity: FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING FACILITIES & METHODS
Objectives
● Learn grammar-translation approach
● Learn new techniques to a direct approach
● Learn new techniques to a reading approach
● How to use effectively audio lingual method
● How to create a community language learning
● How to create a communicative language teaching
● Learn what is the silent way
● Understand physical response
● How to use the VAK methodology
Detailed Programme
● Introductory meeting, explanation of practical arrangements, presentation of timetable,
information about course venue.
● Icebreakers, introduction to the course.
● Foreign language: spoken and written in the World
● Learning strategies
● Development of linguistic skills
● Dynamics in classrooms
● The importance of paying attention
● Methodologies and teaching techniques
● Approaching linguistic concepts
● Communicative Approach for Foreign Language Teaching
● Professional Visit to a Language School
● Receptive Linguistic Skills: written and oral comprehension
● Productive Linguistic Skills: oral and written production
● Foreign Language Classrooms Management
● Foreign Language Classroom Methodology
● Curriculum, Course Program and Class Planning
● Professional Visit to a Technical School
● Misspelling Correction Techniques
● Evaluation Techniques
● Language and Culture
● Use of New Technologies in Foreign Language Teaching
● Research Methodologies

Activity: MULTICULTURALISM IN CLASSROOMS
Objectives
● The course will equip participants with knowledge and skills for creating a multi-cultural
environment in their organisations.
● Participants will learn how to understand different cultures and how to change stereotypes.
● Course will emphasize the role of teachers and their institutions in encouraging multi-cultural
educational environment.
● Participants will get familiar with programme for successful integration of international students
into school system.
Detailed programme
● Introductory meeting, explanation of practical arrangements, presentation of timetable,
information about course venue.
● Icebreakers, introduction to the course.
● Sharing the multi-cultural experiences and good practices in the field of integration of international
students into educational system.
● Understanding cultural backpack: becoming aware of cultural patterns.
● Experiential workshop: understanding the perspective of others in communication.
● Awareness of the emotional and psychological distress of international students in the process of
integration into new environment.
● Responding to the needs of international students and providing help and support to them and
their families.
● Half day study visit to Portuguese school that is an example of good practice in encouraging
multiculturalism and integration of international students into educational system.
● Presentation of guidelines for integration of international students.
● Inclusive pedagogy: understanding the concept, it’s functioning, obstacles and benefits.
● Tools and exercises for integration of international students into educational activities at the level
of classroom and school.
● Cooperation between teachers and local community (NGOs, institutions, associations...) in
strengthening children’s talents and potentials.
● Empowering international students to become active participants in their school and local
environment.
● Providing supportive and multicultural school environment for successful integration of
international students.
● Key learning points, concluding remarks, feedback to the trainer using creativity technique.
● Planning follow up activities, dissemination and implementation of learning outcomes.

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Location
Braga, Portugal


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Upcoming sessions

26.10.2020 > 30.10.2020 (ID: 120919)
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