Program Objectives

By the end of this workshop participants will be in a position to:

  • To comprehend how ubiquitous access to technology make possible for contemporary teaching and learning and the compelling case for change.
  • Understand how best to lead the inevitable shift of transforming schools with ICT through the 5 change phases.
  • Promote the usage of new web-based comprehensive instruction practices that successfully to infuse technology into the 21st century school curricula.
  • Re-define of the role of the teacher who has to make room for other types of learning (e.g. self learning, peer learning, curiosity driven learning, experiential learning that lead students to the learning to learn paradigm.
  • Learn how to implement comprehensive approaches in context–based learning, inquiry-based techniques and innovative student centric pedagogical practices with ICT.

Post Program Activities

Each participating company will be offered an on-site presentation of a shortened version of the programme, tailored to the specific needs of the firm. The duration of the presentation will be 6 hours.

The discussion will focus on:

Devising a school comprehensive 5 Phases school strategy and action plan on how to enable all these transformations to take place for each particular school.
The new 21st century skills movement and the usage of new web enable teaching tools and recourses.
Practical ways of implementing technological tools and multidisciplinary learning environments to teach towards academic excellence.
Practical ways of re-define of the role of the teacher who needs to be enabled to cultivate student’s minds to be flexible, creative, critical and innovative.
Demonstrate how the new comprehensive approaches in context–based learning, inquiry-based techniques and student centric practices can inspire students in becoming creators and owners of knowledge and skills.
Present the enormous impact these transformations will impose on primary and secondary schools, teachers, students and parents.

Training Methodology

The workshop methodology aims to support participants in how to expand their own personal skills and knowledge. This aim will be accomplished by providing robust and well-designed case studies, integrating sample educational demos, presenting and discussing real life scenarios, performing group assignments and demonstrating web enabled tools and recourses. There will be also presentations using PowerPoint slides, videos and various other multimedia tools. Furthermore, workshop participants will be guided in a very concise and condensed way, both on the strategic side as on the practical classroom management side. Participants will be asked to bring their own materials into the seminar and will be encouraged to interact with the lecturers and other participants. This workshop will follow a very pragmatic approach that will enable the active participant interaction.