UPCOMING CONFIRMED SESSIONS:
22-26 MAY 2023
26 - 30 JUNE 2023
16-20 OCTOBER 2023
21st Century Skills for Teachers" is a dynamic and engaging Erasmus+ Teacher Training course designed to equip educators with the essential skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today's rapidly evolving educational landscape. This 5-day course offers a comprehensive exploration of key competencies required to foster students' success in the 21st century, including critical thinking, problem-solving, digital literacy, collaboration, and creativity.
Participants will engage in interactive workshops, hands-on activities, and collaborative discussions, led by experienced trainers with expertise in modern teaching methodologies. Through practical exercises and case studies, educators will gain valuable insights into integrating innovative teaching approaches and technology tools into their daily practices.
The course will focus on empowering teachers to adapt their pedagogical strategies to promote student-centered learning, personalized instruction, and interdisciplinary approaches. Participants will also explore effective assessment techniques and strategies for nurturing students' social and emotional development.
Throughout the training, teachers will have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas with fellow educators from different countries, fostering cross-cultural understanding and international collaboration. They will leave the course equipped with a toolkit of practical resources, lesson plans, and strategies to enhance their teaching practices and meet the demands of the 21st-century classroom.
By attending the "21st Century Skills for Teachers" course, educators will be prepared to effectively engage, inspire, and empower their students, equipping them with the skills necessary to thrive in an increasingly interconnected and rapidly changing world.
By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to effectively promote and nurture 21st-century skills among their students. They will be equipped with innovative teaching approaches, assessment strategies, and a global perspective that will enhance their teaching practices and enable them to prepare students for success in the 21st-century world.
Potential learning outcomes for the Erasmus+ Teacher Training course on "21st Century Skills for Teachers":
Understanding 21st Century Skills: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the key 21st-century skills, including critical thinking, problem-solving, digital literacy, collaboration, and creativity. They will explore the relevance of these skills in the modern educational landscape and their impact on students' success.
Integrating 21st Century Skills into Teaching: Participants will learn how to effectively integrate 21st-century skills into their teaching practices. They will acquire a repertoire of practical strategies, methodologies, and resources to foster the development of these skills among their students.
Applying Innovative Teaching Approaches: Participants will explore innovative teaching approaches and methodologies that promote student-centered learning, personalized instruction, and interdisciplinary approaches. They will learn how to adapt their pedagogical strategies to engage students actively in the learning process.
Utilizing Technology Tools: Participants will discover and leverage technology tools and digital resources to enhance teaching and foster 21st-century skills. They will explore ways to integrate technology into their lessons and develop digital literacy skills necessary for both teachers and students.
Assessing 21st Century Skills: Participants will learn effective assessment techniques and strategies to evaluate students' mastery of 21st-century skills. They will explore formative and summative assessment approaches that align with the development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills.
Nurturing Social and Emotional Development: Participants will understand the importance of fostering students' social and emotional development alongside academic skills. They will explore strategies to create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes empathy, resilience, and positive relationships.
Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Communication: Participants will engage in cross-cultural collaboration, exchanging ideas and experiences with educators from different countries. They will develop communication and collaboration skills necessary for working in diverse educational contexts.
Reflective Practice and Professional Growth: Participants will cultivate a habit of reflective practice, regularly evaluating their teaching methods and making adjustments to enhance student learning. They will develop a professional growth mindset and seek continuous improvement in their teaching practices.
Resource Development: Participants will acquire a toolkit of practical resources, lesson plans, and activities that can be immediately applied in their classrooms. They will develop the ability to adapt and customize these resources to meet the specific needs of their students.
Networking and International Cooperation: Participants will establish connections and networks with educators from different countries, fostering future collaborations and exchange of ideas. They will develop an understanding of the benefits of international cooperation and its impact on their professional growth.
Classes are scheduled from Monday to Friday during the morning hours.
Day 1: Introduction to 21st Century Skills
Overview of key 21st-century skills and their significance in education
Exploring the challenges and opportunities of the 21st-century classroom
Student-Centered Learning and Personalization
Understanding the principles of student-centered learning
Exploring strategies for personalizing instruction to meet diverse student needs
Day 2: Digital Literacy and Technology Integration
Exploring the importance of digital literacy in the 21st century
Identifying effective technology tools and resources for teaching and learning
Workshop: Integrating Technology into Lessons
Practical approaches for integrating technology into various subjects
Creating engaging and interactive digital learning experiences
Assessing 21st Century Skills
Formative and summative assessment methods for evaluating critical thinking, collaboration, and other 21st-century skills
Day 3: Collaboration and Communication Skills
Promoting effective collaboration and communication among students
Strategies for fostering teamwork and peer learning
Workshop: Promoting Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
Techniques and activities to develop critical thinking skills
Strategies for fostering problem-solving abilities in students
Social and Emotional Development in the Classroom
Understanding the importance of social and emotional learning
Creating a supportive and inclusive classroom environment
Day 4: Creativity and Innovation in Teaching
Cultivating creativity and innovation in the classroom
Techniques for encouraging students' divergent thinking and creative problem-solving
Workshop: Project-Based Learning and Group Activities
Designing and implementing project-based learning experiences
Facilitating collaborative group activities that develop 21st-century skills
Day 5: Reflection and Professional Growth
Reflective practices for continuous improvement in teaching
Developing a professional growth plan
Workshop: Resource Development and Lesson Planning
Creating lesson plans and activities that integrate 21st-century skills
Adapting and customizing existing resources for specific contexts
Final Presentations and Wrap-Up
Participants present their group projects and share insights gained throughout the training
Closing remarks, evaluation, and distribution of certificates
Please note that the specific activities, duration, and order of topics can be adjusted based on the trainers' expertise and the needs of the participants. This program provides a general outline for a comprehensive 5-day training course on "21st Century Skills for Teachers."
5 Day Course Fee per person: 400€
Total Price Includes;
- Administrative support before, during and after the training course
- Course and training materials
- Certificate of Attendance
- Confirmation of Europass Mobility Certificate
- Administrative and Organisational costs
- Coffee Breaks