Modern Teaching Methods (2 WEEK)

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Teaching style is changing through the years and especially nowadays due to the pandemic and the rapidly pushed increase of technology. Opposite to the memorization and same vintage recitation exercise to teach the students, now with modern teaching techniques, interactive strategies of teaching are introduced and its resultsare already being seen. In today’s rapidly changing world, teaching has become very much advanced and teaching institutes have now taken up advanced teaching methods to manage student in a classroom. An education reform which offers an entirely unique perspective of teaching and studying is taking place because modern teaching strategies do not deal with all students on the equal stage of their understanding ability, like the traditional approach of teaching. Rather than the only teacher-based, modern teaching methods focus extra on questioning, demonstration, technology, distant, explaining, practical, collaboration strategies, and are more activity-based.

Several modes of learning such as Collaborative, Spaced, Flipped, Gamification, VAKare rapidly emerging in addition to methods that focus more in communication between teacher and students rather than transforming one way sterile knowledge like in the past. The scope of education widens throughout the globe, the demand for qualified teachers has increased and with it educating children has become more interesting, interactive and challenging than before.

To cope up with the modern world and the knowledge-pushed technology of technology, adopting modern approaches are the only way to survive. Modern training methods see a significant scenario that inspires learners to study profoundly and study to fulfill their curiosity. The contemporary effective teacher needs to be well training in modern teaching methods and be able to realize which one to apply in every case.


The main purpose of the course is to help teachers understand the importance of modern teaching methods and improve their school lessons’ strategies and their communication with their students. It also scopes to increase teachers qualifications in order to be competitive for the needs of the modern education world. Participants will become familiar with teaching methods such as Collaborative learning, Spaced Learning, Gamification, VAK teaching and the Flipped Classroom, will realize the importance of teaching children to learn how to learn and being creative and will learn how to better communicate with students. They will exchange knowledge and good practices with their colleagues around Europe and will build relationships while working together in modern teaching tools. Participants will also share classroom strategies, acquire new teaching methodologies, learn how to establish classroom rules, develop rapport, and assess and evaluate learners.
By the end of the course, they will be able to use all gained knowledge and experience for the benefit of the educational procedure.
All this in the magical environment of Crete, one of the biggest and most beautiful islands of the Mediterranean sea.


Participants are going to:

- Develop Cognitive Thinking Skills
- Increase level of thinking, oral communication, self-management, and leadership skills.
- Develop Unique Patterns of Learning
- Exposure to and an increase in understanding of diverse perspectives
- Share classroom strategies
- Acquire new teaching methodologies
- Get familiar with collaborative learning
- Get familiar with spaced learning
- Get familiar with Gamification
- Get familiar with VAK teaching
- Get familiar with the Flipped Classroom method
- Establish relations with colleagues around Europe

Target Groups
Teachers: primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs; - Teacher trainers; - Headteachers; Principals; Managers of schools

Methods & Tools
Lectures, brainstorming, exercises, discussions, workshops, teamwork, role-playing, study visits

Program Guide

Day 1
✓Introductory meeting, explanation of practical arrangements, presentation of timetable
✓Information about course venue
✓Ice-breaking activities
✓Goal setting
✓ Introduction to Modern teaching methods and activities.
Day 2
✓Classroom cohesion and the importance of forming a ‘team’
✓Conflict as an opportunity for growth
✓Empathy, active listening and reformulation as powerful tools in diffusing conflict and strengthening relationships
✓Classroom strategies for effective teaching: peer mediation, circle time activities, class diary, etc
Day 3
✓ Introduction to Communication
✓ Road Blocks: Recognizing Communication Barriers
✓ Self-awareness: Being in the Know
✓ Listening skills: Effective interpersonal skills
✓ Time structuring
Day 4
✓Developing children’s ability to learn how to learn
✓ Educational benefits of self-explanation and teaching of critical thinking
✓ The importance of creative thinking
✓Teachingany subject through creativity and art (Workshop)
Day 5
✓ Collaborative Learning
✓ Introduction to collaborative learning
✓Basic principles and strategies of collaborative learning
✓ Workshop on collaborative learning
Day 6
✓ Introducing Crete: History, Culture, Physical environment.
✓ Cultural activities.
Day 7 – Rest day
✓ Optional excursion to Santorini Island
Day 8
✓ Spaced Learning
✓ Introduction to Spaced Learning
✓ Basic principles and strategies of Spaced Learning
✓ Workshop on Spaced Learning
Day 9
✓ Gamification
✓ Introduction to Gamification
✓ Basic principles and strategies of Gamification
✓ Workshop on Gamification
Day 10
✓ VAK teaching
✓ Introduction to VAK teaching
✓ Basic principles and strategies of VAK teaching
✓ Workshop on VAK teaching
Day 11
✓ Flipped Classroom
✓ Introduction to Flipped Classroom
✓ Basic principles and strategies of Flipped Classroom
✓ Workshop on Flipped Classroom
Day 12
✓Erasmus+ program: objectives, priorities, actions, forms, budget, tips for applicants.
✓Planning follow up activities, dissemination and exploitation of learning
✓Course Evaluation.
✓Discussing possibilities for future cooperation among participants.

Course organiser
Erasmus Learn by Oloklirosi

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Upcoming sessions

13.05.2024 > 24.05.2024
Register before 28.04.2024
01.07.2024 > 12.07.2024
Register before 16.06.2024

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