Teaching Beyond Subjects: Including Sustainability Education in Everyday Classes - Barcelona
Available in: Nice, Florence, Strasbourg, Barcelona
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Until today, sustainability has only been taught in universities or in the business sector. Nevertheless, sustainability education is becoming more prominent because of the eco-emergency so teaching it from the earliest stages of the educational development of future adults should be a priority.
This course will help teachers introduce sustainability in their classrooms, as well as in their school’s curriculum. If you ask 10 people who don’t have any personal or professional interest in the subject, you are likely to get 10 different answers. Hence, the first objective of the course will be to explain what sustainability is, how it affects our daily life, and how companies and governments are reacting to a challenge that 10 years ago was just a “nice newspaper headline”.
As a participant, you will also learn how to add this topic to your ongoing classes. Accordingly, the course will introduce innovative approaches to raising engagement and developing life skills and knowledge such as Project-Based Learning (PBL), Teaching Beyond Subject. Together, we’ll have brainstorming sessions and open discussions on topics that are controversial. We will practice using some applications to facilitate classwork and engagement from students. We will also analyze how modern society, especially companies, are reacting to the new challenge.
By the end of the course, you will understand the key terms that relate to sustainability, know the most fundamental theories onthe subject, and be able to access the most important sources of information. You will also have acquired many ideas on how to introduce sustainability to your academic curricula and community/extra-curricular projects using apps, PBL, and Teaching Beyond Subject.
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Course categories: Classroom Management and School Innovation
Classroom Management: Do you want your students to be more focused in class? Thanks to the new educational techniques (such as the flipped classroom, project-based learning, remote teaching, collaborative learning, student-centered learning) your students will participate in class with more enthusiasm creating a fruitful and healthier classroom environment. In our Classroom Management courses, you will enhance your ability to include students with special needs and motivate everyone. Furthermore, you will have the chance of learning how to manage a multicultural classroom and prevent possible conflicts.
School Innovation: Both students’ needs and institutional demands nowadays change so quickly that is not always easy to keep up with the latest requirements. These courses provide school principals, managers, and teachers with new tools to face an ever-changing society. Our training courses about project management, entrepreneurship, team building, and mentoring will help you make the most of new trends in school administration. You also have the chance to get familiar with the most interesting educational systems in Europe, such as the German VET system, the Finnish school system, or the Italian preschool education. Finally, you can also explore innovative methodologies to foster a more creative and inclusive school environment.
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