Renaissance Meets Contemporary: Street Art Tour in Florence
Florence is considered by many academics the birthplace of the Renaissance. In recent years a new generation of artists has emerged, and they have started a new Renaissance to bring art closer to people once again.
Developing Resilience for the Challenges of School – and Life
Resilience is the superpower that we develop when we can look at life’s challenges, at our mistakes and even traumas, accept them and see them as steps towards our growth. We are resilient every time we fall and get back up on our feet. We express resilience when we view our challenges as temporary, as a teaching moment, as a guide to discovering another way. We demonstrate resilience when we experience trauma and accept our pain – yet not let it define who we are.
Education Beyond our Borders
Ilaria Barbieri, from a small village next to Lake Garda, drifted towards other harbours to get a degree in Social Psychology and a Masters in “Italian Language and Culture for Foreigners”. Ilaria has carried out research across the UK, Spain, and France, worked in public schools, dived into the fields of group psychology, sociolinguistics, anthropology, video making and…landed at Europass Teacher Academy in 2015.
SCAMPER Technique for Creative Thinkers
Creative thinking and problem-solving are essential parts of the learning process to turn ideas into innovation to open creativity. A successful methods used in creative thinking is the SCAMPER technique.
New Technologies Means New Opportunities
Iacopo Falciani, Teacher Trainer at Europass for ICT courses -Iacopo was born in Florence and he focused his education on ancient history and classical philology.
Lights, Camera, Action! Teaching with Drama in Education
This summer TESOL Drama had the opportunity to collaborate with Europass Teacher Academy in Florence, to design and teach our new Professional Development Drama Workshops.
“Job Shadowing” with Emilia Valkonen
Emilia Valkonen, from Lappeenranta (Finland), does educational management and development, finance and project management, human resource management and networking at the Adult Education Centre of South Karelia (EKKO).
ict4lwul in Florence: Two Years After the Start of an Inspiring Project
Wednesday 25th September afternoon, in the marvellous location of Spazi Sangalli in Florence, the culminating event of our European project “ICT4LWUL” took place. Twenty proactive and motivated participants were there to explore how to incorporate technology into teaching.
Spreading Enthusiasm Is the Secret
Susan Gagliano, professional counselor and instructor from the USA, she is passionate about the various forms of self-expression, self-care and effective communication.