Educating for the 21st Century

Educating for the 21st Century

Educating for the 21st Century

Re-imagining schools adn teaching methodologies for our children’s future

This two-week course is those who are interested in increasing student engagement in their schools and fostering a range of 21st century skills – collaborative problem-solving, IT, critical thinking skills and learner autonomy.

The course is delivered through a blend of theory and practice of the latest teaching methodologies.


We combine lectures with practical activities that reflect the methodologies in question in each session and participants have opportunities to share experiences and ideas on current thinking and initiatives with a range of international colleagues.

Fast Facts

Price from
€950 

Duration
Two weeks

Location
Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

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Dublin - E10161024
London - E10074930

More details

  • Options
  • Breakdown
  • Objectives & Outcomes
  • Sample Timetable

Options

Option 1

Educating for the 21st Century tuition only

Duration Two weeks
Code TED 17.2
Training hours 40 hours
Dates 19 July, 23 August  2021
Price €950

You can add Intensive English as an additional course

Breakdown

Topics

Educating for the 21st Century 

  • Analysis of 21st century skills
  • Autonomous learning
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Technology for Teachers
  • Reflective Teaching Practice
  • Project Based Learning
  • Technology for Learners
  • Working with Limited Resources
  • CLIL
  • Linking gardens to school subjects
  • Responsible citizenship
  • Autonomous Teacher
  • The Importance of Interculturality
  • Promoting critical thinking skills through news items

Objectives & Outcomes

Learning objectives

  • To provide participants with an overview of and a critical framework for assessing pedagogical developments in the 21st century and a toolbox to enhance their own 21st century skills and those of their students across a range of school subjects
  • To provide opportunities to explore 21st century global issues and how these have an impact on our schools and students
  • To promote responsible citizenship in our students
  • To establish contacts and share information with teachers from a variety of backgrounds and facilitate future networking among these professionals
  • To develop and consolidate participants’ own language skills
  • To promote awareness of contemporary Ireland
  • To produce high-quality learning outcomes for participants thereby re-enforcing the capacity and international scope of their schools

Course outcomes

  • Increased understanding of a range of theories and projects focusing on providing positive learning conditions for students in the 21st century
  • Confidence in critically assessing a range of current theories and their impact on their own school
  • Greater understanding of the role of New Technologies in the school as a powerful way to support independent, enquiry-based learning and peer collaboration
  • Greater understanding of current students’ needs and improved learner outcomes
  • Enhancement of personal English Language skills
  • Sharing of experience and knowledge with a range of international professionals
  • Knowledge of Erasmus+ potential for professional development

Sample Timetable

Below is a two-week sample timetable 

Week 1

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00- 10:50 Induction & Needs Analysis 21st century skills Challenges of CLIL School Gardens, Sustainability and Permaculture Issues in ELT
Coffee Break          
11:10-13:00 Theory and methodology in modern education. Digital Portfolio Reflective Teaching Practice Concepts of Autonomous Education Limited Resources Environments Promoting Responsible Citizenship
Lunch          
p.m. Visits Orientation tour of Dublin The National Museum Film: The Finland Phenomenon Airfield Estate Botanic Gardens

Weekend

Informal learning; Self-guided research and cultural visits with guidelines from Twin English Centre, Dublin

Week 2

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-10:50 The Importance of Interculturality Technology for Teachers Becoming a More Autonomous Teacher Promoting Critical Thinking Skills Forum
Coffee Break          
11:10-13:00 Project Based Learning - Part 1 Project Based Learning - Part 2 Technology for Learners ICT in the Classroom / Presentations Feedback & Review Session  Future contact and networking
Lunch          
p.m. Visits Chester Beatty Library Film: Schooling the World National Gallery Whiskey Distillery Self-guided cultural visit in city centre

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Dublin OID E10161024
London OID E10074930
Fast Facts

Price from
€950 

Duration
Two weeks

Locations
Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

Contact us >
Download calendar and rates

OID
Dublin - E10161024
London - E10074930

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