Innovative Approaches to Teaching - Helsinki, Finland
Innovative Approaches to Teaching
KA101 Mobility in Helsinki, Finland
PIC 94 93 64 512
EUR 350,-/5 days grants till 2020
EUR 400,-/5 days grants from 2021
Our course fee is always in accordance with the official Erasmus+ project guidelines.
No added admin costs.
Course fee includes:
City guided tour
Assistance with orientation in the city
Administrative support: Europass, Mobility agreement, Certificates, Invoices, Invitation letter for the course
Catering during the course: Coffee, Cappuccino, tea, biscuits, water
The course Innovative Approaches to Teaching is a practical guide which helps to improve quality and effectivity of educational process in any classroom. Encouraging creativity, organising projects, integrating minority pupils or using ICT as a tool for developing critical thinking are examples of the course modules that will broaden your teaching potential and motivate your students.
Thematic and interdisciplinary content will be introduced in nine modules by several tutors. You will work within a group instructional setting; guidance will be given on current theoretical knowledge without being lecture orientated. From practical examples to designing your own tasks and lesson plans, you will exchange ideas and gain new skills in a positive, “learning by doing” training through various collaborative and reflective activities.
Module 01 – Theoretical module – 21st Century Skills
Module 02 – Critical and creative thinking, how can it be developed?
Module 03 – Project based learning, Inquiry based learning, Task based learning
Module 04 – Gamifying the Classroom
Module 05 – Modern trends in assessment
Module 06 – Dealing with multicultural classes
Module 07 – Adapting teaching materials to suit the needs of differentiated classes
Module 08 – Metacognition, teaching students to learn
Module 09 – ICT as a tool for development of creativity and critical thinking
Module 10 – Formative vs. summative assessment, portfolios, rubrics, checklists, peer and self-assessment
Guided City Tour
-Enhance skills to use various innovative teaching methods and techniques that are learner-centred, encourage solving of meaningful real-world tasks and develop transversal competencies.
-Boost skills in using open and digital resources, support development of digital skills and media literacy, increase capacity to trigger changes in terms of modernization using ICT.
-Generate ready‐to‐use materials and ideas to support school or organisational development in the field of innovative education with regards to interdisciplinary and holistic approach.
-Gain techniques for working with heterogeneous classrooms, support inclusion of various minorities into mainstream education based on democratic values, promote active participation in society.
-Develop relevant, high-level skills such as creativity, critical thinking, metacognition and other key competences through innovative teaching methods, enhance good quality of mainstream education.
-Learn to motivate, guide and effectively assess to reduce low achievement in basic competences, promote peer exchange and active participation within the education.
Revise and develop personal and professional competences, build confidence in promoting innovative and active pedagogies that are responsive to social and cultural diversity.
-Meet colleagues of different nationalities within the EU, engage in cross-cultural learning experience, exchange ideas and build a network for future international cooperation.
-Gain broader understanding of practices, policies and systems of education of different countries, cultivate mutual respect, intercultural awareness and embed common educational and training values.
-Enrich communication skills, improve foreign language competencies, broaden professional vocabulary and promote EU’s broad linguistic diversity.
General Course Information
Before the course:
You will receive “ITC Guide Document” where you will find all necessary information.
After the Course:
Course evaluation form
Course materials in electronical form / Other materials for self-study and dissemination of the techniques.
Join us in Helsinki for this KA1 course!
We organise also this course in the following locations:
Prague, Czech Republic
- 08.08.2022 > 12.08.2022
Vota e commenta
Le recensioni provengono solo da partecipanti verificati attraverso il Mobility Tool+ della Commissione europea. Se hai partecipato a questo corso, utilizza il Mobility Tool+ per inviare una recensione. Se il corso non è ancora elencato nel Mobility Tool+, puoi fornire al coordinatore del tuo progetto il seguente ID del corso: 14833.
First day: Through workshops and exchange of experiences with colleagues, we determined which skills are important for teaching in the 21st century and how important it is for students to develop critical and creative thinking. We also learned new methods that we can use to develop such skills in students. The organizers of the course took us through the city and introduced ours to the most important sights of Helsinki. Second day: We discussed about creativity - what can stop us from being creative, what we can do about it, how we can help the students and how they can help us. We learned about CREDOX - Creative Paradox, Critical challange, Metacognition, 4F model of debriefing, VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity). Through the workshops, we got to know the educational systems of colleagues from Slovenia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Greece, their problems, methods, way of working, exchanged experiences, found new solutions ... Third day: We took about Group activities, Learning through an experience, Levels of inquiry, Task based learning, Project based learning, Problem based learning, PERMA model to feel good and we create a our dream school. Forth day: We discussed about Blended learning, Flipped classroom, learned about application for interactive activities, advantages of such a method. We spoke with a representative of the Finnish Vantaa Vocational College Varia about the Finnish education system. We learned about the organization, the position of students, teachers, opportunities ... Fifth day: We discussed the difference between the terms Game, Game-based learning and Gamification. We learned how to organize the teaching process to look like a board game or computer game, to make it more interesting for students and to make them more motivated to work, about different scales, rewards, levels, achievements, techniques... The course is well organized, excellently conducted, educational, applicable, innovative
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