Non-formal education at school. In&Outdoor methods and tools to empower students key competences, participation and learning - Italy

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1. Understanding non-formal education principles, within the context of cooperative learning, blended learning and flipped classroom
2. Acquiring effective and best practice methods and tools
3. Checking how to transfer non-formal education to formal contexts in order to foster key competences, participation and learning of students
4. Familiarise with principles, powerful techniques, tips and tools on how to plan and implement an innovative educational curriculum

*(N.B.: AVAILABLE ALSO ON-LINE at a discounted price)
Day 1: Welcome
- Presentation of the course and participants
- Brainstorming and team building
- Key competences and skills for the 21st Century: an interactive introduction
- Cooperative learning, blended learning and flipped classroom in Europe: features, values and best practices

Day 2: Multimedia, ICT and web tools
- Websites, web-wares and apps for teaching and learning: an overview
- Innovative ICT-based, digital and web tools to foster school leadership: a practical workshop
- Collaborative web tools and platforms
- Practical laboratory: step-by-step process and guidance.

Day 3: Story-telling
Non-formal education or ICT for story-telling workshop (depending on the specific training course session)

Day 4: Indoor&Outdoor workshop
Practical workshops of outdoor and indoor non-formal methods and tools focusing on different topics, subjects and competences

Day 5: A new beginning
- Visit to a significant local school and talk with its relevant staff (upon availability). When this is not available: presentation of the hosting Country educational system
- Cultural visit of the city centre, together with a professional tour leader
- Planning the follow up: future projects together
- Course evaluation & releasing of official course certifications.

N.B Different periods and venues can be freely chosen by the sending organisation, upon request and after checking our availability.

The total number of hours is about 25. Each daily session (average number of hours per day is 5) includes:
• class/lecture/laboratory/workshop
• individual counselling
• daily evaluation.

Leisure activities after the training session can be organised on request.

Our pedagogical methodology is based on the combination of both formal and non-formal education and seeks to stimulate the active participation, pro-activity, interaction and sharing of all participants involved, while fostering a clear European dimension. In this way, it aims to build a diverse and stimulating environment for reflecting, working and learning. This methodology is characterised by a set of diverse features and tools, such as:
- appropriate balance of theory and practice
- team-building and team-working
- best practice case-studies
- innovative, relevant and evidence-based contents
- horizontal and practical approach
- digital tools and blended learning
- project based working
- practical laboratory
- brainstorming
- role-play
- self and group assessment and evaluation.

In order to encourage the practical cooperation and exchange between participants, as well as the sharing of their diverse school education systems, practices and experiences, sometimes they will be all together, sometimes with some other peers and sometimes alone, depending on the specific training programme and contents.

Since this course has several features in common with other courses (as you can check on this platform), sometimes participants will be all together, sometimes with some other participants, sometimes alone, depending on the specific programme. In this way we also intend to foster the cooperation and exchange between them all, as well as the knowledge and sharingof other school education systems, practices and experiences.

After the confirmation and before starting, we check the previous knowledge and experience of participants, as well as their specific needs related to the topics of our training course. In addition, we will provide some documents and learning contents of our “Library of Methods & Tools” in order to start getting involved in topics and subjects that will be taught.

All participants are expected to maintain access and communication with the rest of their colleagues as well as with the trainer and participate in useful discussions either through the virtual classroom platform and via e-mail. Trainers and company will also be available for any further questions for a period of 5 months after the end of the course, either through e-mail, virtual classroom platform, individual Skype calls, telephone or WhatsApp. By means of all these tools, we aim to get an effective follow-up, to stimulate peer networking, to keep in touch and to share opinions, experiences and practices for unlimited time.

At the end of the course, each participant will be awarded with a certificate of attendance, while the Europass Mobility Certificate will be issued upon request of the sending organisation.

The entire training catalogue is supported by an international team of experts in different branches education and training. The coordinator and main trainer of the event is Alessandro Gariano: founder and manager of Enjoy Italy (see here under); trainer of teachers and for educational organisations (110+ in-services trainings provided, 900+ trainees); youth trainer in the context of non-formal education; project designer, project manager and expert of EU Programmes.

Enjoy Italy is an education&training company aiming to animate, stimulate and support the sustainable development of citizens, territories and communities all around Europe. It has been founded by a dynamic and passionate young professional on few but solid values: responsibility, identity, inclusion, sharing, lifelong learning, civic awareness and sustainability. And a vivid passion for both its land and Europe.

Two are the specific areas of its action:
- Education & Training: provision of tools and opportunities for a professional, social and cultural growth. For responsible citizens and communities. Towards the innovation of European education.
The company provided 150+ in-service trainings to 1200+ teachers and professionals and, in addition, 20+ trainings to 500+ trainees in the context of non-formal education.

- Local Development & Destination Management and: assistance to public and private entities in developing vision and goals, providing advice and services during the entire life cycle of a project. For sustainable destinations.

The company has got some relevant experience in the design and management of different projects within several EU Programmes and Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 in particular, as well as in the education and training field, both at national and international level.

15-19 November, Utrecht (NL)
29 November-03 December, Rome (IT)
13-17 December, Padua (IT
10-14 January, Rome (IT)
24-28 January, Padua (IT)
07-11 February, Dublin (IE)
21-25 February, Padua (IT)

14-18 March, Berlin (DE)
21-25 March, Venice (IT)
04-08 April, Verona (IT) (Vinitaly starts on 10 April!
20-24 April, Brussels (BE)
25-29 April, Utrecht (NL) (King’s Day on 26-27 April!)
09-13 May, Naples (IT)
24-28 May, Venice (IT)
06-10 June, Rome (IT)
20-24 June, Porto (PT) (St. John feast on 23-24 June!)
04-08 July, Helsinki (FI)
18-22 July, Tropea (IT)
01-05 Aug, Valletta (Malta)
05-09 September, Amalfi Coast (IT)
19-23 September, Madrid (ES)
02-06 October, Helsinki (FI)
10-14 October, Padua (IT)
18-22 October, Prague (CZ)
14-18 November, Utrecht (NL)
28 November-02 December, Rome (IT)
12-16 December, Paris (FR)
19-23 December, Venice (IT)

As for 2023 and for further information, please contact us or visit our webiste.

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Rome, Milan, Naples, Venice, Padua, Tropea&Gods Coast, Amalfi Coast, Italy

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Upcoming sessions

09.05.2023 > 13.05.2023
24.05.2023 > 28.05.2023
06.06.2023 > 10.06.2023
12.07.2023 > 16.07.2023
05.09.2023 > 09.09.2023
10.10.2023 > 14.10.2023
27.11.2023 > 01.12.2023

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Perfect course about digital tools and cooperative learning. I liked so much. I tried to use many digital tools, which i use in a future, in my school.

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