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Courses start on:

14 January 2024

Athens, Greece

11 February 2024

Barcelona, Spain

24 March 2024

Krakow, Poland

31 March 2024

Fort-de-France, Martinique

21 April 2024

Barcelona, Spain

5 May 2024

Krakow, Poland

30 June 2024

Chania, Greece

14 July 2024

Pula, Croatia

21 July 2024

Fira, Greece

4 August 2024

Barcelona, Spain

29 September 2024

Larissa, Greece

13 October 2024

Barcelona, Spain

10 November 2024

Krakow, Poland

8 December 2024

Barcelona, Spain

12 January 2025

Athens, Greece

9 February 2025

Barcelona, Spain

23 March 2025

Krakow, Poland

30 March 2025

Fort-de-France, Martinique

20 April 2025

Barcelona, Spain

4 May 2025

Krakow, Poland

29 June 2025

Chania, Greece

13 July 2025

Pula, Croatia

20 July 2025

Fira, Greece

3 August 2025

Barcelona, Spain

28 September 2025

Larissa, Greece

12 October 2025

Barcelona, Spain

9 November 2025

Krakow, Poland

7 December 2025

Barcelona, Spain

 

​Each course session is available with 7 days and 2 weeks programme option

Additional dates and tailor made courses are possible on request

GAME BASED LEARNING AND GAMIFICATION - COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

Introduction

This course is aimed at teachers and school staff from pre-school level to primary, secondary, vocational, adult and special needs education, staff of non-government organizations, government and policy makers and company staff as well as students and all those who want to learn how to play more in their lessons and create more engaging units for their learners. The coruse will focus on theoretical input on gamification and approaches to introduce more game based learning in different countries and across school subjects. It will have a strong focus on responsible and successful implementation of games in the classroom. Participants are expected to have at least B1 level of English proficiency.

 

Methodology

Methodology is based on theoretical input, presentations of examples of good practice as well as demonstrations and experience comparissons and in the most part practical learning by doing approach.

Objectives

  • Understanding of the concept and strategies for implementation of gamification.

  • Developing communication, collaboration, presentation, problem solving, negotiation, critical and creative thinking skills.

  • Enhancing professional skills through mastering handpicked selection of versatile types of games for teambulding, building of trust, content consolidation and revision, exploration and development of creativity.

  • Providing and exercising creative ideas and practical resources for successful implementation and responsible use of game based learning.

  • Improving English fluency (official language of the course).

  • Promoting intercultural awareness.

  • Sharing experiences of school project work and use of GBL in education from different organizations in order to help each of us to be more effective in our work.

  • Developing the online collaboration platform for preparation, dissemination and networking in order to develop future partnerships and projects.

  • Strengthening the European collaboration among people using GBL in education in different contexts.

  • Providing insights into different education systems.

 

 

Preparation

After registration participants will receive pre-course questionnaire which will be used by the trainer to learn about participants’ teaching backgrounds and to assess their exact needs. Before the beginning of the course a basic reading list will be suggested to participants to prepare for the training. Participants will also be asked to prepare a presentation about themselves, their professional context and their culture which will be presented during the course. Participants will receive information about the country they are going to visit in order to prepare them for their cultural experience.

Follow up

 

After the course participants will be asked to share what they have learned with the rest of the staff in their schools. Further books and articles to deepen the topic and contacts with some other practitioners all over Europe and in the world will be suggested by the trainer. The methods shared and explored and the bibliography given will allow the participants to complete and improve their educational path.

 

Certificate

 

Each participant will get a course attendance certificate and the Europass Mobility Document.

 

Paperwork

We also provide all the support with paperwork you might need for your Erasmus+ project documentation such as mobility agreement and regsitration letter.

Draft Programme

2 weeks programme (50 hours) 800 €

7 day programme (35 hours) 560 €

   Day 1

Introduction of participants

Outline of the programme

Warm ups and ice-breakers

   Day 2

Introduction to gamification, educational practices and strategies of game based learning

Cultural evening

   Day 3

Drama and theatre games

   Day 4

Teambuilding and networking activities with a cultural trip

  Day 5

Digital games

   Day 6

Online tools for collaboration in educational game based projects, eTwinning, School Education Gateway

Individual support

   Day 7

Presentation of outcomes

Panel discussion

Evaluation

Closing session

   Day 1

Introduction of participants

Outline of the programme

Warm ups and ice-breakers

   Day 2

Introduction to gamification, educational practices and strategies of game based learning

Cultural evening

   Day 3

Drama and theatre games

   Day 4

Teambuilding and networking activities with a cultural trip

  Day 5

Digital games

   Day 6

Online tools for collaboration in educational game based projects, eTwinning, School Education Gateway

Individual support

   Day 7

Whole day cultural trip (optional at additional cost)

  Day 8

Free Day

   Day 9

Functional and symbolc play and games with rules

   Day 10

Collaborative games

   Day 11

Compettitive games

   Day 12

Presentation of outcomes

Panel discussion

Evaluation

Closing session

Quick links

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Augusto Boal

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