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Courses start on:

7 January 2024

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

14 January 2024

Le Gosier, F (Guadeloupe)

4 February 2024

Barcelona, Spain

25 February 2024

Angra do Heroismo, PT (Azores)

24 March 2024

Krakow, Poland

7 April 2024

Fort-de-France, F (Martinique)

28 April 2024

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

5 May 2024

Barcelona, Spain

19 May 2024

Zagreb, Croatia

2 June 2024

Angra do Heroismo, PT (Azores)

16 June 2024

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

23 June 2024

Krakow, Poland

7 July 2024

Barcelona, Spain

28 July 2024

Krakow, Poland

4 August 2024

Split, Croatia

11 August 2024

Barcelona, Spain

18 August 2024

Fira, Greece (Santorini)

29 September 2024

Krakow, Poland

6 October 2024

Barcelona, Spain

13 October 2024

St Denise, France (Reunion)

3 November 2024

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

10 November 2024

Krakow, Poland

15 December 2024

Zagreb, Croatia

5 January 2025

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

12 January 2025

Le Gosier, F (Guadeloupe)

2 February 2025

Barcelona, Spain

23 February 2025

Angra do Heroismo, PT (Azores)

23 March 2025

Krakow, Poland

6 April 2025

Fort-de-France, F (Martinique)

27 April 2025

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

4 May 2025

Barcelona, Spain

18 May 2025

Zagreb, Croatia

1 June 2025

Angra do Heroismo, PT (Azores)

15 June 2025

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

22 June 2025

Krakow, Poland

6 July 2025

Barcelona, Spain

27 July 2025

Krakow, Poland

3 August 2025

Split, Croatia

10 August 2025

Barcelona, Spain

17 August 2025

Fira, Greece (Santorini)

28 September 2025

Krakow, Poland

5 October 2025

Barcelona, Spain

12 October 2025

St Denise, France (Reunion)

2 November 2025

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

9 November 2025

Krakow, Poland

7 December 2025

Zagreb, Croatia

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

Additional dates and tailor made courses are possible on request

TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA IN EDUCATION - 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 improve their digital competences and learn how they can use technology to enhance learning. The coruse will focus on theoretical background and practical use of digital storytelling and building naratives as well as the opportunities for creating teaching and learning resources through media production and video editing actions. Participants are expected to have at least B1 level of English proficiency.

Methodology

Methodology is based on theoretical lessons and presentations of examples of good practice as well as discussions and experience comparissons. Participants will have the opportunity to get to know the theoretical background as well as go through a series of practical exercises in order to develop skills for use of video editing and production software and various free online content management tools. A strong focus will be on a systematic curation of content and form through building narratives.

 

Objectives

  • Understanding of the role and shapes of media in education of the 21st century.

  • Improving the participants’ digital competences.

  • Understanding how technology and media can enhance learning.

  • Understanding of storytelling and narative building as teaching and learning style.

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

  • Improving video capturing, editing and media production skills.

  • Boosting participants’ confidence in use of technology and media in education.

  • Enhancing understanding of the potential storytelling and narative building have in use of technology and media in education and opportunities they provide.

  • Enhancing professional skills through mastering tools for virtual communication and collaboration.

  • Providing and exercising creative ideas and practical resources for successful implementation of digital storytelling, video editing and media production in education.

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

  • Promoting intercultural awareness.

  • Sharing experiences of digital storytelling, video editing and media production 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 digital storytelling, video editing and media production 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 storytelling and narative building as a teaching and learning style

Cultural evening

   Day 3

Practical workshop on digital storytelling and narative building

   Day 4

Teambuilding and networking activities with a cultural trip

  Day 5

Practical workshop in video production and editing

   Day 6

Online tools for collaboration in storytelling and media production 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 storytelling and narative building as a teaching and learning style

Cultural evening

   Day 3

Practical workshop on digital storytelling and narative building

   Day 4

Teambuilding and networking activities with a cultural trip

  Day 5

Practical workshop in video production and editing

   Day 6

Online tools for collaboration in storytelling and media production projects, eTwinning, School Education Gateway

Individual support

   Day 7

Whole day cultural trip (optional at additional cost)

  Day 8

Free Day

   Day 9

Capturing footage in the targeted places of interest

   Day 10

Building naratives through social media

   Day 11

Content management and curation tools

   Day 12

Presentation of outcomes

Panel discussion

Evaluation

Closing session

Quick links

"Have courage to be happy."

Augusto Boal

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