Empowered Teachers: Rediscover Your Motivation and Energy

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  • Activities: Our courses usually include two cultural activities. Further information is available on the page of each location.
  • Certificate: Certificate of Attendance guaranteed for participants who attend at least 80% of the course.
  • Lessons: Classes take place in the Morning (9:00 – 14:00) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 19:00).
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  • Price: 480 €


Empowerment is the process of becoming stronger and more confident in controlling our lives, claiming our rights, and expressing our full potential.

Today’s educators face unprecedented, exciting challenges, yet rarely receive proper training on how to stay motivated and thrive overtime in their careers. Lack of autonomy, support, and recognition often drain educators of energy and enthusiasm, bringing otherwise dedicated teachers to the edge of burnout.

Stress reduction, assertive communication, healthy boundaries, and a growth mindset are just some of the key ingredients that generate that amazing feeling of empowerment in the school community. Understanding what is outside of our control and what is within our control is the first step towards greater clarity of purpose and possibility. Reflecting on our needs, inspirations, and goals will help create a personal roadmap of where we are and where we want to go.

Empowered educators are aware of what they need for their well-being, self-determination, and self-actualization, and can foster it in their learners. Through the course activities, strategies and reflections, participants create their own unique empowerment toolkit to bring back to their professional and personal lives. You deserve it!

Concept by: Susan Gagliano

Learning outcomes

The participants will be able to:

  • Boost their wellbeing and self-esteem with resilience, healthy boundaries and cultivating strengths;
  • Develop more effective communication and emotional intelligence skills;
  • Gain motivation with a growth mindset and a renewed sense of purpose;
  • Reduce stress and signs of burnout with mindfulness practices and a self-care plan;
  • Identify inner and outer resources that can inspire, encourage and mentor;
  • Cultivate joy, creativity and fun;
  • Develop a personal and professional vision for a more hopeful future.

Tentative schedule

Day 1 – Our foundation for the course

  • Getting to know our group, introduction to the course;
  • Enemies of empowerment;
  • Character strengths and virtues – what makes you, you.

Day 2 – The magic ingredients to greater well-being

  • Motivation and the growth mindset;
  • The Magic Garden: healthy boundaries and locus of control;
  • Understanding ourselves through Emotional Intelligence.

Day 3 – Assertiveness and Mindfulness

  • Effective communication and assertiveness;
  • Learned hopefulness vs. Learned helplessness;
  • Mindfulness for stress reduction, creativity, and focus.

Day 4 – Backing away from the Burnout Precipice

  • Signs of burnout and how to prevent it;
  • Emotional awareness and self-regulation skills;
  • Self-care, self-compassion, and joy.

Day 5 – Resources and Goal Setting

  • Collaboration and Mentorship;
  • Goal setting and self-determination;
  • Bringing it back home.

Day 6 – Course closure & cultural activities

Course closure

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

Cultural activities

  • Excursion and other external cultural activities.

Please note:

The schedule describes likely activities but may differ significantly based on the trainer delivering the specific session and the requests of the participants.

If you would like to discuss a specific topic, please indicate it at least 4 weeks in advance. Course modifications are subject to the trainer’s discretion.

The number and schedule of the cultural activities depend on the location, not the course; further information is available on each location webpage. The trainer will send you the definitive course schedule approximately two weeks before the course.

Next Courses

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  • 2-7 Aug 2021
  • 6-11 Sep 2021
  • 4-9 Oct 2021
  • 1-6 Nov 2021
  • 6-11 Dec 2021
  • 3-8 Jan 2022
  • 7-12 Feb 2022
  • 7-12 Mar 2022
  • 4-9 Apr 2022
  • 2-7 May 2022
  • 6-11 Jun 2022
  • 4-9 Jul 2022
  • 16-21 Aug 2021
  • 20-25 Sep 2021
  • 18-23 Oct 2021
  • 15-20 Nov 2021
  • 17-22 Jan 2022
  • 21-26 Feb 2022
  • 21-26 Mar 2022
  • 18-23 Apr 2022
  • 16-21 May 2022
  • 20-25 Jun 2022
  • 18-23 Jul 2022
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