TEACHING ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS IN REYKJAVÍK - ICELAND.
Project Management Spain Erasmus Plus
Organization ID (OID): E10039300
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• COURSE INFORMATION:
Teaching Entrepreneurship Skills (TES in advance) course is aimed for teachers and school staff 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.
The course will focus on how to teach Entrepreneurship at schools and to how to discover and improve the entreprenaurial skills in pupils through gamification and dymanic activities. Not only TES course is important to Economics or Management teachers from Middle or High School or Vocational Teachers but also to teachers that would like to enhance and work entrepreneurial skills. You will learn and practice several activities, indoor and outdoor, acquiring concrete skills related to how manage a team, leadership or entrepreneurship, in order to improve CREATIVITY in our pupils, COMMUNICATIONS ABBILITIES and their EMPLOYABILITY CAPACITIES.
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, an Economics or VET teacher could complete a whole academic course only with the material worked in TES course. Thank to the huge experience of the tutors, secondary teachers and university professors nowdays but managers of private companies before, the material is tested and improved every year. Besides, a non especialist teacher could arrange practical and very motivated sessions with their pupils to encourage entrepreneurial skills.
TES methodology will have daily motivation activities, brainstormings, working in pairs and groups, simulations and networking not only in the classroom but also in outdoor activities. 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 to be able to teach it after TES course.
The course will have lectures, seminars and workshops to ensure full comprehension and every day assignment support. In addition, participants will work and receive a huge amount of documents as course’s material to implement this subject or simply to have fun with their pupils doing activities indoor and outdoor in classroom to improve entrepreneurship capacities.
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:
TES course has as a principal goal to discover and improve entrepreneurship skills in our students. As teachers we have to encourage creativity and new methologies to wake up hidden capacities. Besides, TES course show how to teach Entrepreneurship subjet to Economics or VET teachers. In detail, the concrete goals of the course are:
- To improve entrepreneurship skills in our students.
- To develop a full course of Entrepreneurship full of original and contrasted material.
- To introduce creativity ideas and lateral thinking in our pupils.
- To encourage new active methodologies in teaching.
- To raise employability capacities and improve opportunities.
- To improve communication abbilities and be more oral fluency, both teachers and students.
- To strengthen European collaboration among –past, present and future– participants in the course and local schools in Spain.
- To improve English fluency –official language of the course–.
Thanks to this course the participants will:
- Learn how to teach Entrepreneurship subject in a very practical way.
- Develop a complete course of Entrepreneurship plenty of original materials.
- Put in action motivated activities in class or outdoor.
- Motivate every students in every level because of their activities.
- Introduce in their pupils the idea of entrepreneurship.
- Make contacts with new partners interested in developing European Projects through specific networking activities.
• DAILY PROGRAMME:
It exists a standard indicative daily programme. However, the course can be personalized each week on participants needs and professional profiles.
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, most likely on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Moreover, on Thursday morning all participants will be able to explain their own school and KA1 project to the rest of participants and work all together to set up future eTwinnings or even KA2 projects. After that, all of them will have the possibility to enjoy an optional activity to deepen in the searching of new partners, enjoying a great day full of motivating and funny activities. Finally, there will be a course’ roundup and a final evaluation on Saturday morning and the delivery of the certificates of attendance.
Please find below the standard indicative daily programme.
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 KNOW YOU!
- EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – EMPATHY: Empathy test - True wheel - Ball of yarn.
- TES course will start working in self awareness – Psychological Test –, Writing skills – Europass CV and cover letter– and oral skills –group interviews and 1to1–.
- Entrepreneurship activities: Subterranean shelter / Lost in the Moon / A walk in the forest: Chopin.
- TES Homework: Business interview.
- Free cultural activity: Discovering the city and its cultural heritage. You will visit Reykjavík center in a guided tour included in course fees.
DAY 3 – TUESDAY. LET’S DISCOVER!
- EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – SOCIAL ABILITIES: Emotional Intelligence test – Letter from my friend.
- Entrepreneurship activities. Starting the Business Plan Action focused in Marketing: 20€ challenge / Brainstorming / Six thinking hats / Necasb / Logo creation / QR Code.
- GAMIFICATION activity for TES: Creativity – think outside the box.
- TES Homework: Field research.
- Optional visit to Blue Lagoon and relax in hot natural water. Included in optional package of cultural activities.
DAY 4 – WEDNESDAY. LET’S DO IT!
- EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – SELF KNOWLEDGE: Assertiveness test – Top secret.
- Entrepreneurship activities: Continuing working in Business Plan action focused in Production: play to learn.
- GAMIFICATION activities for TES: Creating plasticine – Marshmallow challenge – Ships production – Bricks production. Storytelling.
- Scarf role-play: Communication skills.
- TES Homework: Audiovisual story.
DAY 5 – THURSDAY. PRACTICAL AND NETWORKING DAY.
- Networking activity: Presentation of your own school and your KA1 PROJECT: 5W's. WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY with all participants from the course and other structured courses of the company.
- Networking activity: Guided session to find your best partner for a future JOB SHADOWING and/or KA229 PROJECT.
- Optional visit to Golden Circle to see Eurasian and North American tectonic plate boundaries in Thingvellir National Park – Geysir Geothermal Area – Gulfoss Waterfall. We will meet us in Reykjavík after lunch and we will spend all afternoon and part of the evening admiring marvellous places of the Nature. Included in optional package of cultural activities.
DAY 6 – FRIDAY. LET’S COMMUNICATE!.
- EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN PRACTICE: Style of negotiations and Negotiation test / ‘Who moved my cheese’ / Validation film.
- Games Theory as a tool to learn Entrepreneurship: the prisoner’s dilemma in action.
- Entrepreneurship activities: Ending the Business Plan action focused in Finance. Buying and selling a house / Crowfunding / Elevator pitch.
- Wheel of Entrepreneurship: motivation activities to work Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, Assertivity, Negotiation and other skills as Courage, Patient, Integrity, Commitment or Enthusiasm.
- Optional dinner in the center of Reykjavík. Networking activity to deepen the relationship between all participants.
DAY 7 – SATURDAY. CONCLUSION.
- Course evaluation.
- Releasing of official course certifications.
- Presentation of participants’ works.
- Participants departure.
TES will attend courses during 2022 and 2023 in following dates:
ICELAND – REYKJAVÍK:
- From Sunday 13rd February to Saturday 19th.
- From Sunday 24th July to Saturday 30th.
SPAIN – ALICANTE:
- From Sunday 20th February to Saturday 26th.
- From Sunday 3rd April to Saturday 9th.
- From Sunday 3rd July to Saturday 9th.
- From Sunday 2nd October to Saturday 8th.
ICELAND – REYKJAVÍK:
- From Sunday 12th February to Saturday 18th.
- From Sunday 23rd July to Saturday 29th.
SPAIN – ALICANTE:
- From Sunday 19th February to Saturday 25th.
- From Sunday 26th March to Saturday 1st April.
- From Sunday 2nd July to Saturday 8th.
- From Sunday 1st October to Saturday 7th.
• COSTS AND ERASMUS + FUNDING
The cost of the seven day course is 490€, including course fee, certification and support fee, cultural and sport activities in the city. The company offers an Optional cultural package to deepen in relationship between all participants.
TES 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 cover all the costs of the course.
- 13.02.2022 > 19.02.2022
- Register before 02.02.2022
- 24.07.2022 > 30.07.2022 (Confirmed)
- Register before 10.07.2022
- 12.02.2023 > 18.02.2023
- Register before 03.02.2023
- 23.07.2023 > 29.07.2023
- Register before 16.06.2023
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