Erasmus KA1 Courses - Course Details

CREATIVE THINKING AT SCHOOLS

Date :20-24 January 2020 Barcelona

 

Sessions in 2019

  • 13-17 May, 2019 - Istanbul
  • 22-26 July, 2019 - Paris
  • 23-27 September 2019 - Barcelona

 

Sessions in 2020

  • 20-24 January 2020 - Barcelona (Confirmed)
  • 18-22 May 2020 - Paris
  • 13-17 July 2020 - Antalya, Turkey

 

The groups of participants can choose the locations at the specified dates.

 

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Fee: 350€ for per-person

 

CREATIVE THINKING AT SCHOOLS

This course is a kind of teacher training course which aims to support school staffs with develop their professional skills, teaching methods focusing on creative thinking and teaching entrepreurship at schools. Project based learning structure of the course allows participants to practice on creative thinking, team working and basic business modelling in order to experience how to teach basic entrepreneurship concepts. The course focuses on learning including case studies, thinking tools, interactive games and moderated discussions. Key learning concepts include managing expectations of students about Problem Solving, Decision Making, Self Management.

 

Objectives of the Course (Learning Outcomes)                

The main objective of the training course is to prepare the participants to professionally lead creative thinking and teaching the basics of entrepreneurship skills in schools. By the end of the course participants will have a substantial understanding of tools such as;

 

  • What is Your Role as a Teacher Creating,
  • Using Personal Learning Profiles for Students;
  • For facilitating creative thinking and entrepreneurial skills among their students
  • They will get teaching guidelines by learning types of Intelligences,
  • Learning Styles.
  • Get teaching guidelines for designing lessons based on brain-storm and creative thinking, Teaching core entrepreneurial competencies, including business modelling,
  • Design thinking and business planning.
  • Getting familiar with the role of creative thinking,entrepreneurship and self-management.
  • Learn how to help and improve your students to find and manage their potential
  • Creating your own teaching style based on creative thinking and entrepreneurial skills in classroom
  • Introducing didactic games and simple exercises to foster and creative thinking entrepreneurial thinking in students
  • Using interactive tools to provoke entrepreneurial thinking of school-children and students
  • Enhancing creative problem solving

 

Target Group

  • All kind of teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, etc.

 

Preparation

Before the course,

  • A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate their level of experience, teaching backgrounds and training will be completed by participants.
  • They will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own teaching method.

 

Validation

  • A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.
  • A Europass Mobility Certificates will be given to each of the participants.

 

Schedule of the Course

Day 1

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Introductory meeting,
  • Explanation of practical arrangements,
  • Presentation of timetable, information about course venue
  • Icebreakers-personal  learning –action plan, introduction to Entrepreneurship

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Managing pupils’ expectations about the entrepreneurship course
  • Teaching Creative Thinking
  • Designing lessons focusing on creative thinking
 

Day 2

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Challenges of techonology in entrepreneurship
  • Interactive activities fostering creative thinking

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Teaching core entrepreneurial competencies, including business modelling, design thinking and business planning
  • Innovation practices
 

Day 3

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Challenges in teaching design thinking.-Cultivating Cultural Awareness

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Theater Activities
  • Modeling Theatre activities in classes
  • Good questions to foster creativity & Problem Solving 
 

Day 4

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • The Importance of Dispositions and Metacognition
  • Mental Blocks
  • 7 types of creative blocks (What to do about them)

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Cultivating Cultural Awareness
  • Teaching and practising elevator pitch, creative presentation of business ideas.
 

Day 5

Activities

09.00 – 11.00

  • Different approaches to market and users analysis
  • Field work: users analysis
  • Users data interpretation.
  • Implementing Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles in Distributed Learning

11.00 – 11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

  • Overview of the course program
  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms
  • Europass Mobility Certificate
  • Participation Certificate
 

 

 

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