Environmental Education

Environmental Education (EE) aims at teaching children from a young age to be environmentally aware, offering the perfect chance for educators to build lifelong habits that could potentially make a significant difference in the future of our planet. Sustainability and Environment are recognized within public discourse as crucial topics. Consequently, it is essential to realize that the concept of Environmental Education is continually changing towards Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). ESD contains all the goals and principles of EE but it also aims at the transformation of human…

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Entrepreneurship Education

Through the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan and the Communication on Education Redesign, the European Commission has highlighted the need to integrate business education into all areas of education, including non-formal learning In order to support productivity and growth in Europe, it is vital to invest in education and training. Europe needs creative and innovative entrepreneurs; it also needs a flexible and resilient workforce equipped with the necessary skills and basic skills. The European Commission recognizes entrepreneurship education as a means of boosting the entrepreneurial spirit of young people…

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Effective communication

The purpose of good communication is to get the right message to the right people in the right way. It sounds simple, but many people fail to organize their communications properly, leading to misunderstanding, frustration and missed opportunities. This course develops your ability to focus on your outcome, tune in to your audience and develop your message for clarity and impact. Your ability to create an environment for open discussion and ongoing dialogue is crucial for communication success. Transactional Analysis (TA) is a model for understanding human behavior, communication and…

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Edward de Bono’s Six thinking hats for effective problem solving and exploring new ideas

Six thinking hats is a thinking skills training course from Edward de Bono which teaches parallel thinking as an alternative to argument.  Six thinking hats helps put our opinions and egos aside so we can focus on a way forward, without argument. Participants learn how to separate emotion from facts, the positive from the negative and critical thinking from creative thinking Objectives The main objective of the course is to prepare participants to professionally lead creative and constructive thinking sessions in schools or their organisations. By the end…

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Educational studies in Museums
Louvre museum

Educational studies in Museums

Teachers today face many challenges. First of all, they need to make children develop enthusiasm for the knowledge they provide. One way for that, is to bring children out of the classroom and discover the knowledge given in other forms of education, such as a museum. Most people regard museums as non-easily approachable places, especially made for certain categories of the public, rather boring and reflecting an older, no contemporary era. When this programme is completed, the participants will have the opportunity to discover that a Museum has…

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Course Teaching Science

Science provides the development of skills of students’ asking questions and making investigations; making hypothesis, inference of results of experiments to students. Like learning to count or to read, learning how to do science is a lifelong progress.  Children of all ages benefit from exposure to science situation. This course teaches basic science concepts and answers to the questions such as: why is science important for everyone, what benefits children gain by learning science early in their lives, how to teach science through fun, yet educational hands-on experiments…

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Child abuse (Sexual)

The Council of Europe warns that "One in five children" will fall victim of sexual violence, trying to disseminate and reinforce the implementation of the Council of Europe Treaty (Lanzarote Convention) for the protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. For the prevention of particularly heinous phenomenon that has long-term consequences, which affect many aspects of the child's life and psychosocial status, schools should develop a systematic approach that includes action at multiple levels: awareness of teachers, advisory, cooperation with parents and students. To reach the…

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Cartoons as an alternative educational tool

In the age of digitization of public and private life, it is essential for the reading skills to be enriched with new semiotic modes helping students to adapt to the new social reality. In parallel, Europe fronts mass displacements and relocations of populations creating multicultural societies and educational environments. Thus, the teaching of language is needed to be approached in a multimodal way, while simultaneously is aimed at the students transformation through a critical analysis of discourses, the realization of their reality, and the production of new multimodal…

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