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Project Based Learning

Project Based Learning

Practice of Project Based Learning

Discover key concepts and issues in Project Based Learning and develop the confidence in implementing it in the classroom

We developed this course to familiarise participants with key concepts and issues in project based learning and to help develop their skills and confidence in implementing it in the classroom.


This course about project based learning, is delivered through project based learning methodologies providing participants with keen insight into how it works.

Participants will work on a real world project focussing on the core stages of project based learning. At the end of the course participants will present the project they developed during the programme.


Sharing the experience with professionals from a range of European countries participants can build a portfolio of project ideas to implement in their schools.

Fast Facts

Price from
525 € 

Duration
One & Two weeks

Location
London, Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

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Dublin - E10161024

More details

  • Options
  • Breakdown
  • Objectives & Outcomes
  • Sample Timetable

Options

Option 1

Practice of Project Based Learning tuition only 

Duration One week
Dublin Course Code  TED 8.1
Training hours  18.75 hours
2023 Start dates  14 August
Price  525 €

Available for closed groups year-round.

Option 2

Language then Practice of Project Based Learning 

Choose one week of English tuition only (21 hours), followed by one week of Practice of Project Based Learning (18.75 hours).

Duration Two weeks
Dublin Course Code  TED 9.2
Training hours  39.75 hours
2023 Start Dates  7 August
Price  920 €

Available for closed groups year-round.

Breakdown

Topics

Project Based Learning

  • Key Concepts and Definitions of PBL
  • Creating a digital Portfolio
  • Stages in planning and implementing a project
  • Developing projects in the classroom
  • Cross curricula projects
  • Integrating technology into project development
  • Using web tools to design projects
  • Using the 4 skills and PBL in the language classroom
  • Assessment through projects
  • Presentation of project work developed during the programme

Intensive English

  • Receptive and productive skills
  • Practice emphasising speaking and listening skills
  • Communicating effectively and flexibly through English in the real-world

Competences

  • Linguistic: Grammatical, lexical and phonological
  • Strategic: Interaction, compensation and repair
  • Pragmatic: Functional language and discourse management

Fluency Development

Asking for and giving information and opinions, expressing a point of view, persuading, agreeing and disagreeing

Objectives & Outcomes

Learning objectives

To familiarise the participants with key concepts adn issues in Project Based Learning 

  • To help develop participants’ skills in implementing Project Based Learning in the classroom
  • To increase participants’ skill and confidence in the use of tech tools used in Project Based Learning
  • To cover a variety of school projects for subjects such as English, geography and history with a focus on the tools and resources needed to make Project Based Learning accessible to learners through English
  • To provide opportunities for improved methodology and creativity to help participants increase their student engagement and retention on their return to their own schools
  • To provide an opportunity to develop and consolidate participants own language skills
  • To establish contacts between teachers from a variety of European backgrounds and facilitate future networking among these professionals
  • To promote awareness of contemporary Ireland

Course outcomes

  • Increased confidence in developing and implementing Project Based Learning in the classroom
  • Greater understanding of students’ needs and improved learner outcomes for their students
  • Increased awareness of the range of uses for successful implementation of Project Based Learning in the school
  • Digital portfolio of Project Based Learning material as a reference for implementing new techniques in participants own classrooms and to facilitate dissemination of the project to colleagues
  • Participation in a real world project focusing on the core stages of Project Based Learning
  • Increased awareness of the possibilities of exploiting easily available texts as a language teaching resource
  • Enhancement of personal English Language skills 
  • Sharing of experience and knowledge with professionals from a range of European countries
  • Increased knowledge of Irish history and culture
  • Knowledge of Erasmus+ potential for professional development

Sample Timetable

Timetables will vary depending on the course option. Below is a sample timetable of the one-week Practice of Project Based Learning. 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00- 10:50 Induction, orientation and Information Stages involved in planning and implementing a project Integrating Technology into project development Utilising the four skills and PBL in the language classroom How to present  a project
Morning Break          
11:10-13:00 Creating a  Digital Portfolio. Key concepts and definitions of PBL Developing  projects in classroom. Cross curricula projects Using web tools to design projects Assessment  through projects Course review and evaluation. Establishing guidelines for future contact and networking

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Dublin OID E10161024
Fast Facts

Price from
525 € 

Duration
One & Two weeks

Locations
London, Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

Contact us >
Download calendar and rates

OID
Dublin - E10161024

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