Creativity and Soft Skills

Managing dozens of students with diverse needs and remaining up-to-date in one’s subjects while also communicating and mentoring well, it’s not easy!

Our Creativity and Soft Skills courses focus on strengthening the soft skills you use in class every day: creativity, critical thinking, communication and storytelling, and collaboration.

Learn how to effectively design activities to transfer these skills to your students, stimulate their entrepreneurship and interest in learning, and in turn promote better learning outcomes.

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The 4Cs: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration in Schools

Acquire an understanding of the '4C's' and acknowledge their significance as essential life skills. Explore methods for integrating these skills into both the curriculum and the school environment.

Art, Music, and Dance Therapy for an Inclusive Classroom

Discover the power of creativity for creating an inclusive classroom and fostering motivation, autonomy, self-esteem, participation, and collaboration.

A Satisfying School Experience: Strategies and Skills for Teachers

Discover innovative approaches to create a meaningful school experience and explore practical ideas for fostering a dynamic, creative environment. Improve student engagement and promote healthy school-family relations with these strategies.

Drama Techniques: Developing Self-Expression, Communication and Social Skills for All Students

Learn an array of new ways to boost participation, motivation, and confidence in the classroom through the implementation of innovative solutions that are more practical and expressive, and therefore, more enjoyable.

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) for Successful Schools

Learn to develop your own course of action for promoting Social and Emotional Learning in the school through reflection, sharing experiences, and creating a unique path tailored for your school community.

Digital Tools for Collaboration, Communication, Creativity and Critical Thinking (4Cs)

Acquire the knowledge, the know-how, and the confidence to insert the 4Cs skills into the curriculum and school environment. Learn to design practical activities using ICT resources, which are more efficient at developing the 4Cs in students.

Integrating Creativity and Innovation into Teaching

Gain crucial knowledge on ICT in education in order to implement technology in the classroom. Discover an array of ideas on how to apply new teaching strategies to boost high-order skills in students.

Discover the 7Cs: Learning for Life (and Work) in the 21st Century

Acquire knowledge on how to innovate school curricula by gaining a systematic understanding of 7 of the most important soft skills in the 21st century as a response to migration and rapid technological development.

Soft Skills for Strong Teachers

Deepen your understanding of the notion of soft skills and reflect on your own leadership, creativity, and communication abilities, among others. Learn how to incorporate the transmission of those skills into every facet of education.

Supporting Diversity with Intercultural Education in the Classroom

Discover practical exercises and a legal framework for creating a more inclusive classroom atmosphere. Foster interculturality, respect, and a dynamic environment.

Enough Theory, Let’s Play! Fun Games for Developing the Whole Child

Discover a range of games to be implemented in the classroom to enhance the students’ capacities of self-expression and promote their personal development.

Playtime and Downtime for Teachers and Students: the Psychology of Time to Feel Good and Do Good!

Gain an understanding of playtime and downtime concepts. Develop cognitive, social, problem-solving, and resilience skills through new activities and regular rest, preparing yourself for new tasks and challenges.

Innovative Educational Leadership: Your Soft Skills Toolkit

Engage in a variety of activities and discussions aimed at developing leadership skills, including communication, problem-solving, collaboration, and change management.

The Child First: Montessori, Reggio Emilia System and Contemporary Approaches to Pre-School Education

Discover alternative teaching methods like the Montessori Method, and the Reggio Emilia Method. Enhance critical and creative thinking skills, gaining crucial abilities to promote independence, and creativity in the classroom.

The Well-Being Code: Energy Tools and Mind-Body Activities for Self-Care

Acquire stress management techniques, resilience-building skills, and coping strategies to promote personal well-being and social-emotional learning. Discover methods to create a positive learning environment.

Visual Arts as a Tool for Communication and Learning

Explore the impact of visual communication in today's digital media landscape for teaching and storytelling. Learn how to leverage visual communication and media literacy to cultivate critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity.

Digital Storytelling: Apps and Software for Creative Writing

Acquire the necessary skills to create audio-visual stories with the support of an array of ICT tools and software, such as Microsoft Photos, which are effective in the involvement of students in the classroom.

Finnish Approach to Pupil’s Wellbeing: How to Bring More Activity, Fun and Joy to Classroom

Explore the fundamental theories and techniques of positive education. Discover straightforward mindfulness exercises for classroom use and learn how to celebrate students’ achievements, building their strengths and fostering a positive atmosphere.

Global Education and Critical Media Literacy: Essential Elements in Contemporary Teaching

Gain a practical understanding of the basic principles of Global Education and learn to design educational activities based on its pillars.

Motivate Your Students with Growth Mindset Feedback

Discover the concept of a growth mindset in order to provide the students with purposeful feedback to encourage them to embrace failure and stay focused on their goals. Explore various types of growth-oriented feedback.

Multiple Intelligences for Deeper Learning

Explore the theory of multiple intelligences that allows educators to take into consideration different kinds of learners by reinforcing each type of intelligence, which allows tailoring the learning process to every student.

The Group First! Practical Exercises for Collaboration and Team-Building

Encourage empathy and active listening among students through cultivating teamwork and mutual respect. Employ interactive activities that involve both physical and mental engagement, utilizing the classroom environment and outdoor areas.

Classroom Debates: Turn Them Into an Effective Teaching Tool

Develop an understanding of the numerous benefits of implementing debates in your curriculum. Use debates as a tool to develop critical thinking, acquire crucial research skills, foster appreciation for diverse views, and improve engagement.

Learning By Doing: Games and Activities to Develop the Whole Child

Explore active learning strategies that involve learning by doing and discover the value of teaching and learning through useful activities and games, such as Role Play, Peer Teaching, and Body-Play Learning.

Music Activities to Stimulate Emotion, Creativity and Engagement

Experience the power of music and learn how to use it to meet the students’ needs. Discover how to include music in the classroom to develop cognitive and emotional abilities by implementing the principles of music psychology and music therapy.

Teach with a Twist! Motivate your Students with Creative Teaching Strategies

Gain useful skills to motivate your students by integrating creative thinking and problem-solving into your lessons. Discover student-centered activities and learn about creative digital tools to support the students’ diverse learning needs.

Teaching Inclusion and Democratic Values Through Interactive Drama Activities

Explore the concept of drama pedagogy as a response to the pressure for students to become responsible citizens of tomorrow’s democratic society. Use drama conventions in educational contexts.

Visible Thinking: Discover the Power of Thinking Routines

Discover the benefits of visible thinking and its ability to foster deep learning through the introduction of various thinking routines applicable in the classroom. Support students in becoming problem-solvers, critical thinkers, and independent learners.