Irlandia - kurs języka angielskiego

21st Century Teaching: Competence-Based Education, Soft-Skills and Creativity – EPD-Z
Europass Florence

This training will focus on competence-based education, soft-skills development and creativity. Participants will explore issues and practical ideas connected to problem-solving, cooperation, communication, critical and creative thinking. They will also consider the delicate issue of assessment and will be provided with tools suitable to evaluate complex tasks and high-order skills. By the end of the course, participants will enjoy having a set of concrete ideas on how to integrate new approaches into lessons and they will be inspired to apply new strategies to boost high-order skills in their students, as well as to develop visual and creative competences.

The course will help the participants to:
- Develop soft skills (communication, problem-solving, decision making, teamwork, adaptability, critical thinking, and creativity);
- Improve their knowledge about students’ learning styles and ability to plan the classes according to them;
- Understand: mapping techniques, visual thinking, visual teaching strategies, creative thinking;
- Search, adapt and manipulate visual resources as a way to develop high-order skills;
- Plan the lessons using innovative methods;
- Choose practical solutions to encourage students to solve problems, formulate complex questions, debate, explain and brainstorm during class;
- Manage and evaluate team-work while students are involved in cooperative projects and problem-solving tasks;
- Support students in facing challenges and in learning by doing;
- Evaluate complex competences: teacher-, peer- and auto-assessment.

1) Day 1 – Course introduction and setting goals
- Course introduction
- Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities;
- Icebreaker activities using drama for trust and ensemble building.
- Setting goals
- Identification of needs and goals for each participant and relevant populations;
- The past, the present, the future: society, individuals, old and new needs;
- Presentations of the participants’ schools.
2) Day 2 – Learning styles
- Key Competences in Schools and Learning Styles.
3) Day 3 – Critical thinking
- Supporting problem-solving, cooperation, communication, reasoning and arguing in evidence, critical thinking.
4) Day 4 – Applying approaches
- Applying student-centered approaches to different subjects;
- Case studies and examples across Europe;
- Managing pair and group work.
5) Day 5 – Student evaluation
- Assessment: are marks threatening for students?
- Evaluating students: teacher-, peer- and auto assessment;
- Providing feedback.
6) Day 6 (SATURDAY) – Round up and Cultural activities
- Round up of acquired competences, feedback, and discussion;
- Excursion and other external cultural activities.
7) Day 7 (SUNDAY) – Rest day
- Day off.
8) Day 8 – Get creative
- Motivation and Serious Games;
- Creative Thinking and Mapping.
9) Day 9 – New strategies
- New Methologies in Teaching Student centered tasks.
10) Day 10 – Visual materials
- Visual Resources in Education: VTS;
- Looking for online visual materials: Google, Youtube, Wordclouds.
11) Day 11 – Assessment types
- Managing pair and group work;
- Types of Assessment (teacher, p2p, self);
- Portfolios and online tools.
12) Day 12 – Presentations and course closure
- Presenting and evaluating presentations;
- Course evaluation: round up of acquired competences, feedback, and discussion;
- Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance.

Target audience
- Language Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs)
- Language teacher trainers
- Careers officers
- Educational guides and counsellors
- Headteachers and principals
- Managers of schools/organisations offering language education.

- Activities: all courses include at least one guided city tour and one full-day excursion (usually on Saturday).
- Certificate: all our courses guarantee a Certificate of Attendance if 80% of the lessons will be attended.
- Lessons: classes take place in the Morning (9:00 – 13:45) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 18:45).
- Platform: participants will have free access to our e-learning platform.

Przykładowe zajęcia dodatkowe:

bowling *, horse riding *, mountain hiking, skating *

city tour/walk, conversation practice, cultural activities, guided city tours, guided museum tours, international evenings, jeep safari *, literature workshops, orientation tour, pronunciation lessons/workshops, pub and restaurant evenings, sightseeng

National Museum of Ireland, Mespil Road Food Market, Cliffs of Hoher *, Phoenix Park, Safari *

* zajęcia dodatkowo płatne

angielski zarządzanie i komunikacja [20 lessons/week]
intensity20×45 minutes per week
Group sizeto 15 students (average 0)
language levelsB1–C2
age21+ years old
course dates* all levels including absolute beginners
  • 2022-01-17
  • 2022-02-21
  • 2022-03-21
  • 2022-04-18
  • 2022-05-16
  • 2022-06-20
  • 2022-07-18
  • 2022-08-15
  • 2022-09-19
  • 2022-10-17
  • 2022-11-21
Course duration (weeks)
course fees2
Reserve an option:
course 2 weeks
limitations n/a

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