OUTDOOR RECREATION, FITNESS AND NATURE FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE IN REYKJAVÍK (ICELAND)

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Project Management Spain Erasmus Plus
Contact: info@pmserasmusplus.com
Organization ID (OID): E10039300

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• COURSE INFORMATION:
The course will focus on specific outcomes relevant to your workplace, school or life situation. Gain cutting edge knowledge to optimise the health and fitness of your students. You will develop the skills and knowledge to change and inspire the lives of the students through health promotion, individual and group exercise programming, nutrition, fitness assessment and recreation management.

One of the strengths of the Course lies in their several practical activities and the amount of material that every teacher will carry out back to their country. In fact, we will know the most beautiful corners of the coastline (walking, trekking, sailing, kayaking,..) and high intensity circuits will be practiced as well as new trends in visualization breathing methodology (Wim Hof method).
Outdoor Recreation, fitness, local sports and healthy lifestyle course is aimed for teachers and school staff from pre-school level to primary, secondary, vocational, adult and special needs education, staff of non-government organizations, government and policy makers and company staff. Non-native English trainers expecting participants to have at least B1 level of English proficiency.

• METHODOLOGY:
The course methodology will have daily motivational outdoor activities, working individual, in pairs and groups. The course has been structured on practical, funny and very motivated activities, so that participants can put in action the acquired knowledge as an outdoor experience. The methodology will transform every teacher in the leader of their own learning: You will learn and PRACTICE SEVERAL ACTIVITIES OUTDOOR, acquiring concrete skills related to how manage a team, and knowledge in order to IMPROVE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE in our pupils.

In addition, participants will work and receive a huge amount of documents to improve their knowledge in the different areas integrated in the course. At the end of the course, the company will provide the participants an attendance certificate including the detailed information about the course, e.g. title, programme and schedule. In addition, a Europass Mobility Certificate can be added on request.

• MAIN OBJECTIVES:
As teachers we have to promote creativity, socialization and healthy lifestyles. In addition, the course shows how to enjoy the Physical Education subject in a transversal way (biology, history, geology, languages, maths,..) enjoying practicing outdoor activities -kayaking, paddel surf,Treking, Fitness, …- . In detail, the specific objectives of the course are:

- To obtain the skills and knowledge to live a fit and healthy lifestyle.
- To help others achieve their own health and lifestyle goals.
- To promote creativity and innovation in the learning of scientific concepts in the fields of fitness and nutrition.
- To know the historical, social and natural environment of the area.
- To discover the range of attractions, adventure sports and outdoor activities.
- To enjoy fun water sport activities.
- To strengthen European collaboration among –past, present and future– participants.

This program is well-suited for teachers who:
- Are interested in their own personal health, how they can make healthier lifestyle choices for themselves, and how they can help others achieve those same goals.
- Prefer a physically active lifestyle and enjoy encouraging others to be more physically active.
- Are friendly, outgoing and like to interact with other people.
- Have strong interpersonal, time management and personal management skills or wish to develop those skills.
- Wants to know the historical, social and natural environment of the area.
- Enjoy learning about the human body and how it works, nutrition and outdoor recreation.

Thanks to this course the participants will:
- Learn how to enjoy learning in a very practical way.
- Put in action motivated activities outdoor.
- Motivate every students in every level because of their activities.
- Introduce in the pupils the idea of healthier lifestyle.
- Learn to include healthy activities in my subject curriculum by exploring my environment.
- Make contacts with new partners interested in developing European Projects through specific networking activities.

• DAILY PROGRAMME:
The course’s trainers usually welcome participants on Sunday afternoon and give them all the course material. The main training activities, instruction and practices will take place from Monday to Friday. On another note, participants will be involved in cultural activities held by PMS ERASMUS PLUS during afternoon time. Moreover, participants will be able to explain their own school and KA1 project to the rest of teachers and work all together to set up future eTwinnings or even other kinds of collaboration. Finally, there will be a course’ roundup and a final evaluation and the delivery of the certificates of attendance on Friday to finish the course morning with other free cultural activity.

DAY 1 – SUNDAY. LET’S MEET US!
- Meeting and greeting.
- Individual orientation and information about the venue and the city.
- Reception of all course material.
- Brief presentation of the course and its target by the end of the week.

DAY 2 – MONDAY. LET'S ENJOY THE WATER!
- Nutrition: healthy breakfast.
- Presentation of your own school and Erasmus project.
- Outdoor activities in Laugardalslaug – The most popular swimming pool in Reykjavik.
- Week Challenge: 10K running + HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). Do you dare?

DAY 3 – TUESDAY. LET'S GET FIT!
- Nutrition: healthy breakfast.
- Presentation of your own school and Erasmus project.
- Circuit Training: What You Do, Benefits, and More.

DAY 4 – WEDNESDAY. LET’S ENJOY THE COAST!
- Ascent to the Mount Esja in Reykjavík.
- Workshop about orientation with maps and different apps.
- Visualization: relaxation activity.

DAY 5 – THURSDAY. LOCAL SPORTS.
- Nutrition: healthy breakfast.
- Local culture and sports developed by participants: valencian ball and other local sports in Spain. What yours? Just play it!

DAY 6 – FRIDAY. LET’S GET FIT!
- Hiking in Reykjaladur Valley. Bath in a Hot River in South Iceland.
- Presentation of participants’ works: How would you introduce similar activities to your environment?

DAY 7 – SATURDAY. CONCLUSION.
- Course evaluation.
- Releasing official course certifications.
- Participants departure.

Moreover, you can enjoy the Erasmus spirit thanks to the free and optional activities that the company offers on the island during the week.
- Free cultural activity on Sunday afternoon: Discovering the city and its cultural heritage. After the welcoming session, you will visit Reykjavík downtown in an educational tour included in course fees.
- Free cultural activity on Saturday morning: visit the number one museum of Reykjavík named 'Best of the best' at tripadvisor: Perlan museum.
- Feel free to ask and join for the optional tours that the company has arranged for you: Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle and South Coast tour.

• OUTDOOR SESSIONS:
The course will attend sessions during 2022 and 2023 in the following dates:

2022:
SPAIN – ALICANTE:
- From Sunday 10th April to Saturday 16th.
- From Sunday 3rd July to Saturday 9th.
- From Sunday 7th August to Saturday 13th.
- From Sunday 9th October to Saturday 15th.
ICELAND – REYKJAVÍK:
- From Sunday 17th July to Saturday 23rd.
- From Sunday 24th July to Saturday 30th.
- From Sunday 21st August to Saturday 27th.

2023:
SPAIN – ALICANTE:
- From Sunday 2nd April to Saturday 8th.
- From Sunday 2nd July to Saturday 8th.
- From Sunday 9th July to Saturday 15th.
- From Sunday 6th August to Saturday 12th.
- From Sunday 8th October to Saturday 14th.
- From Sunday 29th October to Saturday 4th November.
ICELAND – REYKJAVÍK:
- From Sunday 16th July to Saturday 22nd.
- From Sunday 23rd July to Saturday 29th.
- From Sunday 20th August to Saturday 26th.

• COSTS AND ERASMUS + FUNDING
The cost of the seven day course is 650€, and includes course fees, healthy breakfast some days of the week, Outdoor activities, free cultural activities in the city during the week and certification of attendance. The company offers an Optional cultural package to deepen the relationship between all participants.

The training course is tailored to be fully funded by Erasmus + to teachers, trainers, headmasters and any other staff of education organizations. Furthermore trainers can help in Key Action 1 application to ensure that participants can get the grant and could be eligible to receive an Erasmus + grant that covers all the costs of the course.

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PMS ERASMUS PLUS
Location
REYKJAVÍK, Iceland


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16.07.2023 > 22.07.2023 (Confirmed)
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23.07.2023 > 29.07.2023
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20.08.2023 > 26.08.2023 (Confirmed)
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