Certificate for Practising Teachers in Technology-enhanced, Project-based Learning, course only package, Future Learning Athlone

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Future Learning is a leading project-based, technology-enhanced English language school with headquarters in Dublin and second centre in the traditional Irish midlands town of Athlone, Ireland. The school offers an innovative and exciting way to learn English and explore Ireland, and is lead by staff with many years of experience in the English language sector.

This 2 week course takes place in Future Learning's Athlone centre.

Certificate for Practising Teachers in Technology-enhanced, Project-based Learning.

Course Introduction:

This course is a fully accredited Trinity College London Level 6 qualification that supports the professional development of English language teachers. It draws upon qualified TESOL teachers’ existing knowledge to explore what it takes to put project- based learning into practice and gain an understanding of the concepts behind it. It promotes the skills and techniques needed to develop and use technology effectively as a resource in teaching and learning.

The course is based on the same approach which Future Learning has pioneered across courses and the training is informed by our experience of making it work in practice.

Learner Profile:
Primary and Secondary Teachers seeking to update, improve and enrich their professional teaching practice specialising in technology enhanced, project-based learning methodology

Learner Outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will have

1) planned, organised and managed effective project-based activities
used technology with confidence and purpose in the classroom;

2) written meaningful lesson objectives and outcomes and plan towards them;

3) made good use of technological tools to incorporate assessment for learning in project-based lessons.

The course is delivered through the medium of English, which gives participants an opportunity to refresh and improve their communication skills in an authentic workplace environment. C1 Advanced Level of English is recommended for this course, B2 accepted (depending on assessment task. Participants must also provide teaching qualifications and complete an assessment task.

It is recommended to bring your own device- mobile, tablet, laptop (some laptops are available at Future Learning for group work).

This course is two weeks in duration with 30 hours of classroom based activities along with 70 additional hours required for assignment work, total 100 hours guided learning.

Sample topics include:

- project-based learning principles
- group dynamics in projects
- selecting, adapting and creating materials
- classroom management for project-based learning
- technology in the classroom principles
- classroom management for technology use
- functional and lexical approaches to language
- meaningful communicative objectives and outcomes
- scaffolding and differentiation
- project possibilities and techniques with digital products, software and apps
- tech-enhanced presentations
- puzzles, problem-solving and critical thinking
- background and theory of assessment for learning
- collaboration strategies and facilitating learning
- project-based course design
- autonomy in the project-based classroom
- assessment for Learning in practice
- using technology to integrate assessment for learning in lessons
- tasks 1 to 8
- assignments 1 to 4
- 1:1 tutorials

Future Learning is committed to delivering innovative and effective technology enhanced language learning in our courses and sharing the best practice which we develop through our training programme. This programme offers a mix of English language immersion, cultural exposure and technology enhanced teaching ideas for experienced teachers.

Future Learning provides a variety of accommodation options for course participants attending this course in Athlone including
- Comfort Hotel and
- Host Family
These are available at an additional cost and staff are very happy to arrange for you.

Future Learning can also arrange airport transfers from Dublin Airport to Athlone at an additional cost.

To facilitate the mobility-funded exchange of best practice and to achieve Erasmus+ participants learning outcomes, Future Learning welcomes sending institutions and/or intermediaries to contact us to establish collaboration by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement.

Looking forward to welcoming many Erasmus+ participants in the coming years, not only to achieve your learning outcomes through technology enhanced learning but to thoroughly enjoy and experience the warmth and friendliness of the Irish people, its culture, landscape and traditions.

Warm regards,
The Future Learning Team


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Future Learning Language School
Athlone, Ireland

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Upcoming sessions

19.06.2023 > 30.06.2023
Register before 22.05.2023
14.08.2023 > 25.08.2023
Register before 17.07.2023

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