Practical information

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Venue: All the courses will be organised at European Schoolnet's own training venue, the Future Classroom Lab, a unique and inspiring learning environment in Brussels, that challenges visitors to rethink the role of pedagogy, technology and design in their classrooms.

Target audience: The courses are aimed at primary and secondary teachers and ICT coordinators, enthusiastic to enhance their teaching through new ideas, tools and pedagogies. Some courses have a specific target audience, please see the details. All courses will be delivered in English and the participants have ot have at least solic basic skills (listening, speaking).

Fees 2018:

  • 2-day courses: 280€ incl. meals (2 lunches and 1 dinner)
  • 3-day courses: 400€ incl. meals (3 lunches and 1 dinner)
  • 5-day courses: 650€ incl. meals (5 lunches and 1 dinner)
  • EUN can also organise accommodation if requested
  • Some exceptions may apply
     

Reserving places: The places are given on first-come, first-served basis for definitive bookings (funding confirmed). The courses will run if there are a minimum of 15 participants in each. Each course will be confirmed latest 2 months before. Fill in the course inquiry & booking form here.

Contact us: For any questions you may have, please fill in the online form. Alternatively please send an email at fcl@eun.org.

Looking for funding? See what funding opportunities Erasmus+ provides under "Key Action 1 - Mobility of individuals in the field of education and training". The last application deadline was 1 Feb 2018. For more information see the Programme Guide and information provided by your National Agency.

Organisation details: EUN Partnership aisbl (European Schoolnet / EUN), Rue de Trèves 61, 1040 Brussels, Belgium, PIC: 998415084.

Past courses: check out our previous workshops/courses.

Large groups? Having a large group of participants from the same institution participating in a single course can affect the dynamics and experience of the training event, and can reduce the vital aspect of cultural exchange, networking and group dynamics/development. If you plan to send more than 6 teachers to a single course, please contact fcl@eun.org.

Cancellation policy: If the participant cancels his/her participation up to 6 weeks before the course begins, there are no cancellation fees. If the participation is cancelled between 6 weeks and 2 weeks before the course starts, 50% of the course fee will be charged. Also, in case accommodation is included and can't be cancelled, it will be charged. If they cancel any later, there will not be any refund. Substitutions are possible right up to the start of the course.

EUN reserves the right to make changes in the training programme.

Future Classroom Lab training courses

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You can also confirm your places by email at fcl@eun.org.


Courses 2018



Make learning accessible: Special Educational Needs in my classroom

2-DAY WORKSHOP   |   29-30 September 2018    LAST PLACES AVAILABLE

According to the TALIS study in 2013, teachers stated that supporting students with special needs were one of their greatest needs. The term "special needs" usually covers those for whom a special learning need has been formally identified because they are mentally, physically or emotionally disadvantaged. ICT can benefit all students, but for those with disabilities it enables them to access learning, gives them greater autonomy, unlocks the potential for those with communication difficulties, etc. The workshop will provide an introduction for teachers who would like to learn how to design lessons and activities for children with learning difficulties.


Programming for the 21st century classroom

5-DAY COURSE (also 3-day possible)   |   15-19 October 2018  FULL

Programming and computational thinking skills are becoming ever more important in our society and working life. Learning to code develops various skills such as problem-solving, logical reasoning and creativity, and can help student motivation in mathematics theory as it encourages them to apply their knowledge... Read more here


Flipped classroom

2-DAY WORKSHOP  |  10-11 November 2018 

In this workshop the teachers will explore "flipped classroom", an emerging form of teaching and learning: Students learn new content through material gathered or prepared by the teacher like video lectures, usually at home. What used to be homework (assigned problems) is now done in class with teachers offering more personalized guidance and interaction with students, instead of lecturing. The participants will get an introduction on how to plan flipped lessons, how to create activities and content, and what kind of ICT tools to use.


Digital citizenship for the future classroom

5-DAY COURSE   |   19-23 November 2018   LAST PLACES AVAILABLE

Developing digital citizenship is important for schools and educators. This course includes two parts: the first one focuses on digital skills and the second one on eSafety. How to support the development of a wide range of digital skills that ensure young people leaving school have the skills required by the labour market and by an increasingly digitized society? Read more here


Active learning in my school and classroom

2-DAY WORKSHOP | 1-2 December 2018  FULL

The Future Classroom is a space for active learning. It integrates the optimal use of the learning space, technology and pedagogy to build 21st century skills for the learners. In this 2-day workshop we will explore how the Future Classroom learning zones together with a Future Classroom pedagogy and technologies effects students. The workshop combines both theory and hands-on activities, and the participants will learn about:

  • The concept of the Future Classroom
  • The concept of active learning
  • Pedagogies and ICT for the Future Classroom including many examples of learning activities
  • The design of learning activities to promote active learning
  • The design of a Future Classroom and in-between-spaces
  • Distributed leadership and involving different stakeholders and colleagues.

The course is aimed at teachers who want to adapt the principles of active learning into their teaching practice, and teachers and coordinators who consider designing or adapting learning spaces at school.


Courses 2019

 

FCL Winter Academy: Developing key competences through project-based learning, 25 Feb – 1 Mar 2019
In this course, the participants will learn how to embed competence-based approaches in everyday teaching practice, what are the components of good PBL, and which tools and strategies can help teachers in this endeavour. The participants will also discover the importance of student-driven activities, entrepreneurial mind-set, and other skills needed for better PBL such as social and emotional learning. Read more here

Interactive technologies for the future classroom, 8-12 April 2019
The participants will learn in this course tools and methodologies to increase and enhance the level of interaction in the classroom. The pedagogically-oriented course addresses topics like student collaboration, freeware for brainstorming and mapping of students' pre-knowledge, interactive whiteboards (IWB) and using different widgets with them, creating interactive exercises and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Read more here

FCL Summer Academy: Enhancing creativity and innovation in my classroom, 1-5 July 2019
Do schools kill or nurture creativity? Would you like your school to be a place where the students can develop skills and attitudes that combine elements such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, imagination and inventiveness? This course will lead the participants to reflect on how to nurture creativity in students and how to teach creatively! Read more here

Programming for the 21st century classroom, October 2019
Read more here

Digital citizenship for the future classroom, November 2019
Read more here
 

Also a number of 2-day workshops will be organised. The confirmed course titles and dates will be published on this website in due course.


Past courses

Check out our previous workshops/courses here.