A 1 Week Erasmus+ Teacher Training course about the Finnish school national curriculum, available in Florence.

The​ ​course​ ​has​ ​been​ ​created​ ​for​ ​teachers,​ ​and​ ​other​ ​school​ ​staff​ ​members,​ ​interested​ ​in promoting​ ​student​ ​centered​ ​learning​ ​and​ ​cross-curricular​ ​teaching​ ​in​ ​their​ ​work, also with the support of ICT solutions.​ ​The​ ​course​ ​frame​ ​has​ ​been​ ​designed​ ​based​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Finnish national​ ​curriculum​ ​which​ ​is​ ​highly​ ​known​ ​for​ ​its​ ​good​ ​results.​ ​The course trainers come​ ​from​ ​Finland​ ​and​ ​have​ ​versatile,​ ​hands-on​ ​experiences​. ​They can provide ​examples​ ​on​ ​how​ ​to organize​ ​school​ ​work​ from an innovative perspective. ​

The​ ​course​ ​aims​ ​to​ ​give practical​ ​​ideas​ ​on​ ​how​ ​to​ ​be​ ​student-centered educators,​ ​as well as to manage interdisciplinarity​ ​and​ ​the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​ICT in ​everyday​ ​teaching.​ The​ ​core of this course​ ​is ​exploring​ ​how​ ​we can​ make​ ​students​ ​more​ ​motivated​ ​and​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​learning.

During​ ​the​ ​course​ ​​participants dig deeper into ​the​ ​following​ ​topics following​ ​the​ ​Finnish​ ​model: how​ ​to​ ​activate​ ​and​ ​inspire​ ​​students​ ​and​ ​place​ ​them​ ​into​ ​the​ ​center​ ​of​ ​the​ ​learning process; how​ ​to​ ​break​ ​the​ ​barriers​ ​between​ ​the​ ​school subjects; how school can foster the development of students higher order competences;​ ​how​ ​ICT can​ ​be​ ​an​ ​asset​ ​for​ ​teachers in​ ​all​ ​this.​ ​During​ ​the​ ​course​ ​the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​ICT​ ​will​ ​be​ ​explored​ ​from​ ​different​ ​perspectives:​​ ​a​ ​tool for​ ​learning, ​teaching,​ ​evaluating and​ ​collaborating. 

By​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​the​ ​course​ ​participants​ ​will​ ​have​ ​acquired​ ​a​ ​great​ ​deal​ ​of​ ​knowledge​ ​on​ ​the Finnish​ ​way​ ​of​ ​teaching, as well as insights in​ ​the use of​ ​ICT​ ​to promote students’ active learning and 360 degrees growth. 

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target audience

- Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs); Teacher trainers; Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors; Headteachers; principals; managers of schools/organisations offering adult education.

course details - Florence

  • Schedule: 6 days: Mon - Sat; 
  • Length of the course: 1 week;
  • Number of participants: max. 12;  
  • Set Dates 2018: 04 - 09 June; 09 - 14 July; 30 July - 04 August; 15 - 20 October; 
  • Extra curricular activities included: 2 Florence Guided Tours and 1 day Tuscan Excursion (usually on Saturday);
  • Price: € 480,00


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