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

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OBJECTIVES
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

PROGRAMME
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 for non-formal learning: overview and practical workshop for the creation of video-lessons, digital learning contents, blended lessons and more

Day 3-Day 4
- Practical workshops of outdoor and indoor non-formal methods and tools covering different topics and fostering several competences: energizers and team-building, theatre, storytelling and video-making, role-playing, simulation and team games, environmental education tools, interactive workshops, etc
- Non-formal education methods and Erasmus+: overview and best practices

Day 5: A new beginning
- Visit to a significant local school and talk with its relevant staff (upon availability)
- 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.

DAILY TIMETABLE
Total number of hours is 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.

METHODOLOGY
Based on formal, informal and non-formal education, our methodology will try to stimulate active participation, pro-activity, responsibility and sharing of all participants involved. In this way, we aim to build a diverse and stimulating environment for reflecting, working and learning. It has a horizontal and practical approach and will make use of the following tools:
• face-to-face lessons
• team-building and team-working
• best practice case-studies
• multimedia and web resources
• project based working
• practical laboratory
• brainstorming and focus-group
• role-play
• self and group assessment and evaluation.

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 of other school education systems and practices.

PREPARATION
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.

FOLLOW UP
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.

TRAINERS
The entire training catalogue is supported by an international team of experts in project management of European projects. The coordinator and main trainer of the event is Alessandro Gariano: founder and manager of Enjoy Italy, active in education and training as well as local development and destination management; 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.

TRAINING INSTITUTION
Enjoy Italy is a small company aiming to animate, stimulate and support the sustainable development of citizens, territories and communities. Either in Italy and 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 its land.

Two are the specific areas of its action:
- Education & Training: provision of tools and opportunities for a personal, social, cultural and professional growth. For responsible citizens and communities. It provided 150+ in-service trainings to 1300+ 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.

CERTIFICATIONS
At the end of the course, each participant will be awarded with a certificate of attendance together with the Europass Mobility Certificate (upon request of the sending organisation).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For any further information, do not hesitate to contact us. We will be delighted to find out the best solution for you. Together.

DATES & PLACES
• 08-12 January, Rome (IT)
• 13-17 January, Berlin (DE)
• 21-25 January, Marcellinara (IT)
• 28 January-1 February, London (UK)
• 03-07 February, Milan (IT)
• 19-23 February, Barcelona (ES)
• 04-08 March, London (UK)
• 14-18 March, Brussels (BE)
• 19-23 March, Rome (IT)
• 26-30 March, Marcellinara (IT)
• 9-13 April, Milan (IT). N.B.: same dates of the Design Week!
• 14-18 April, Utrecht (NL)
• 29 April-03 May, Naples (IT)
• 06-10 May, Tropea (IT)
• 17-21 May, Brussels (BE)
• 03-07 June, Catanzaro Lido (IT)
• 10-14 June, London (UK)
• 19-23 June, Rome (IT)
• 25-29 June, Helsinki (FI): “English for education" course only
• 30 June-04 July, Helsinki (FI)
• 8-12 July, London (UK)
• 22-26 July, Tropea (IT)
• 29 July-02 Aug, Malta
• 30 August-03 September, Matera (IT) N.B. Matera is the European Capital of Culture 2019!
• 4-8 September, Rome (IT)
• 9-13 September, Crete (GR)
• 16-20 September, London (UK)
• 2-6 October, Tropea (IT)
• 30 October-03 November, Rome (IT)
• 7-11 November, Brussels (BE)
• 12-16 November, Utrecht (NL)
• 18-22 November, Helsinki (FI)
• 25-29 November, London (UK)
• 10-14 December, Madrid (ES)
• 16-20 December, Rome (IT)

For 2020 CALENDAR, please visit our webiste.

Course organiser
ENJOY ITALY
Location
Brussels, Belgium


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Upcoming sessions

17.05.2019 > 21.05.2019 (Confirmed)
15.07.2019 > 19.07.2019 (Confirmed)
07.11.2019 > 11.11.2019 (Confirmed)
16.04.2020 > 20.04.2020
22.07.2020 > 26.07.2020
04.11.2020 > 08.11.2020

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Attended 18.06.2018 - 22.06.2018

Dear Alessandro, thank you for the training course , I enjoyed it . A lot of information in 5 days . Now I have to work and try everything before I do it in front of the pupils. It was also very interesting to meet the colleagues from so many nationalies.

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Attended 09.10.2017 - 13.10.2017

Dear contributor, We are a public organization in Romania and we are interested in your course which develops the career orientation of the students in high school education as the theme of debate. Please send us your PIC number until 26 January because we are preparing to send an Erasmus form plus the agency from Romania. Thank you. King regards, National College Nicu Gane from Romania Corbu Luminita

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Attended 15.12.2017 - 19.12.2017

My opinion about the course - training contents provided: relevance, coherence, quality and transferability potential I think the training was interesting and it will be useful in my daily work with students. I had the opportunity to get in touch with some new tools, different from the ones I already knew. We can use them in our school, but with some changes, as they are in English. - training methods and tools used: effectiveness, clarity and quality The methods and the tools are clear and specific. The tools had quality and the instruments of work were integrative and significant. As I have done many trainings in the area of ICT, I already knew many of the digital tools presented. However, it was important to discover new proposals of activity. - organisation: timetable and spaces The course took place in different spaces which was comfortable. But with a large group it was not functional, with a small group it was excellent. The schedule could be different, that is, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, so that we could have free time, in order to get to know the city. - communication (between you and me): efficiency and effectiveness Thank you for speaking in different languages and showing interest in knowing other languages. - suggestions for improvement. In the future it's necessary to have the programme and the place of the course earlier, because in that way we can interact with the group. I felt there was no complicity between the trainees. In the previous courses, we would go out to dinner and get to know the city together, something which would be important especially for me that went alone. I stayed many days in Rome and there was no need for it, if I had known the programme before booking the trip. Nevertheless, it was a different experience. Thanks Helena Vilas Boas

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Attended 09.10.2017 - 13.10.2017

It was my first international course. I have a new, enjoyable, experience I will use at home for everyday work. The location was ideal, we spent 5 unforgettable days in Rome. Thanks Enjoy Italy!

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Attended 09.10.2017 - 13.10.2017

Participating at this course motivated me very much to do my job as a teacher with more creativity, to be more active and to involve fun and games in the formal education which helps me to combat absenteeism quite effective. However I met a part of the informations I heard in this course, now I have other point of view to see non-formal education and implement in the formal education.

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