Student-Centered Education: Making Learning Exciting and Long Lasting

Description

Concept by Ilaria Barbieri

The evolution of the educational system has changed from a teacher-centered to a student-centered paradigm.

It is beneficial for teachers to understand the student’s needs and expectations in order to create an environment where the students are excited about the learning process thus, feel more involved and in control of their own learning.

In student-centered approaches, teachers mentor students to acquire knowledge actively. That knowledge will not be lost after taking a test or leaving school.

In student-centered classrooms, learners are provided with significant opportunities to develop knowledge, as well as practical skills for the 21st century, that will accompany them throughout life.

In this course, attendees will be guided to identify practical solutions that encourage pupils’ curiosity, imagination, and problem-solving skills.

They will explore how to design collaborative tasks, flipped lessons, and project-based learning activities, and how to connect what happens inside and outside of the school.

By the end of the course, participants will feel more confident to boost students’ autonomy, collaboration, and motivation, as well as enthusiastic to manage learning activities that aim at developing students’ long-lasting knowledge and key competencies.

What is included

 Unmatched Support: full day chat assistance

 Fully Fundable: tailored on Erasmus+ budgets

 Flexibility Guaranteed: easy changes with minimal restrictions

 360° experience: from coffee breaks to cultural visits

 Post-Course Training: 100€ voucher on 40+ online courses

Learning outcomes

The course will help participants to:  

  • Broaden their comprehension of the switch in education from the teacher-centered to the student-centered paradigm;
  • Adapt their lessons according to the student’s learning needs and modalities;
  • Improve autonomy, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills;
  • Identify strategies to have students develop key competencies for nowadays’ challenges;
  • Use tasks, audio-visual tools, and projects in education to boost students’ curiosity and creativity;
  • Discover the principles of flipped classrooms;
  • Develop engaging projects and lesson plans.

Tentative schedule

Day 1 – Student-centered learning and effective teaching

  • Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities;
  • Icebreaker activities;
  • Presentations of the participants’ schools;
  • Student-centered methods: its components and its advantages.

Day 2 – Motivation and Collaboration

  • Motivation in learning;
  • When are activities meaningful for students?
  • Collaborative and cooperative activities.

Day 3 – The Flipped Classroom

  • Learning inside and outside of the classroom;
  • Flipped Classroom: what is it? What are its advantages?
  • Creating and using videos effectively.

Day 4 – Project-based learning

Day 5 – Sharing insights

  • Scaffolding new knowledge;
  • Assessment;
  • Presentations and feedback.

Day 6 – Course closure & cultural activities

  • Course evaluation: round-up of acquired competencies, feedback, and discussion;
  • Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance;
  • Excursion and other external cultural activities.

Upcoming confirmed sessions

LocationDatesStatusEnrol
Nice17-22 Jun 2024ConfirmedBook »

Dates and locations

= confirmed date

You can register for any date, even if it's not yet confirmed, especially if you're interested in courses several weeks away. Once we have a few more enrollments, we will confirm the date. If we are unable to confirm it, we will offer you alternative options.

Athens

Price: 480€*

Athens, Greece

Cultural Activities

A ticket to the Museum of Acropolis
A two-day hop-on hop-off bus tour

OID: E10333773 480€*

Nice

Price: 480€*

Prague

Price: 480€*

Rome

Price: 480€*

Valencia

Price: 480€*

*A 60 € late registration fee will be applied if you register less than 8 weeks before the course start date.

Similar confirmed courses

Confirmed CourseLocationStarting DateStatusEnrolment
5 Steps to Improve Teaching and LearningLisbon3 Jun 2024Fully Booked
5 Steps to Improve Teaching and LearningNice10 Jun 2024ConfirmedRegister here »
Student-Centered Classroom: Teachers as Promoters of Active Le…Split24 Jun 2024ConfirmedRegister here »
School Innovation: A New Mindset for Teachers and StudentsDublin19 Aug 2024ConfirmedRegister here »
Student-Centered Classroom: Teachers as Promoters of Active Le…Dublin19 Aug 2024ConfirmedRegister here »
Student-Centered Classroom: Teachers as Promoters of Active Le…Dublin21 Oct 2024ConfirmedRegister here »

Create a two-week course

140€ discount for a two week-long course

Combine a confirmed date of this course with a confirmed date of another course and easily create a two week course by yourself. Start selecting one confirmed date of this course and see which other courses are confirmed in the same Academy the previous week and the following week.

Search for similar courses