DATES & LOCATIONS

•	13-17 May 2019 - Istanbul

• 13-17 May 2019 - Istanbul

•	22-26 July 2019 - Paris

• 22-26 July 2019 - Paris

•	23-27 September 2019 - Barcelona

• 23-27 September 2019 - Barcelona

CONFIRMED
•	20-24 January 2020 - Barcelona

• 20-24 January 2020 - Barcelona

CONFIRMED
•	18-22 May 2020 - Paris

• 18-22 May 2020 - Paris

•	13-17 July 2020 - Antalya

• 13-17 July 2020 - Antalya


CONTENT

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 entrepreneurship 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.

Learning Outcomes:

All the participants will:

  • Get familiar with the concept of Creative Thinking in 21st century teaching and learning methodologies
  • Learn how to facilitate creative thinking and entrepreneurial skills among the students
  • Learn how to help and improve their students to find and manage their potential
  • Create their own teaching styles based on creative thinking and entrepreneurial skills in classroom
  • Use interactive tools to provoke entrepreneurial thinking of school-children and students

Objectives of the Course:

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.
  • Learning 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

Methodology:

  • Identifying the concept of Creative thinking in schools
  • Creating Personal Learning Profiles,
  • Discussing the elements of fostering creative thinking, entrepreneurship and self-management skills.
  • Working in groups cooperatively
  • Designing lesson plans
  • Brainstorming

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.

DAILY PROGRAM

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  • Introductory meeting,
  • Explanation of practical arrangements,
  • Presentation of timetable, information about course venue
  • Icebreakers-personal learning –action plan, introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Managing pupils’ expectations about the entrepreneurship course
  • Teaching Creative Thinking
  • Designing lessons focusing on creative thinking

2nd Day

  • Challenges of techonology in entrepreneurship
  • Interactive activities fostering creative thinking
  • Teaching core entrepreneurial competencies, including business modelling, design thinking and business planning
  • Innovation practices

3rd Day

  • Challenges in teaching design thinking.-Cultivating Cultural Awareness
  • Theater Activities
  • Modeling Theatre activities in classes
  • Good questions to foster creativity & Problem Solving

4th day

  • The Importance of Dispositions and Metacognition
  • Mental Blocks
  • 7 types of creative blocks (What to do about them)
  • Cultivating Cultural Awareness
  • Teaching and practicing elevator pitch, creative presentation of business ideas.

5th day

  • Different approaches to market and users analysis
  • Field work: users analysis
  • User’s data interpretation.
  • Implementing Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles in Distributed Learning
  • Overview of the course program
  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms
  • Europass Mobility Certificate & Participation Certificate

6th day

  • Something Old, Something New: Adult Learning Theory for the Twenty-First Century
  • Implications for Adult Learning Theory

7th day

  • Summarize the key points of the course
  • Define the ways of reaching the aim in the course
  • Overview of the course program
  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms
  • Europass Mobility Certificate
  • Participation Certificate