KA1 COURSE

FUTURE CLASSROOM:

APPS FOR EDUCATION

 

Course summary

 

 

The challenges of today´s school are demanding for nowadays teachers. School competes in several levels with internet, digital apps and other sharing systems of communication and knowledge. The students of today are part of a digital generation very different from their teachers’, and because of that they learn everything in a distinct way.


This course’s aim is to update teachers in order to overall this challenge and put students in the center of learning by doing what they know best: using digital apps.


In this course we will use teachers and students daily life situations while using educational apps to transmit knowledge. Our methodology is learning by discovery to promote motivation and creativity for our subjects. These apps can be used in every school activities: study visits, museums, students’ everyday life and so on. By leveraging these digital tools, teachers can motivate students in their subjects.

 

Course objectives

 

 

  • To improve teaching and learning by motivate and encourage students’ interests in our subjects 

  • To use mobile devices as an important tool for teaching and learning activities

  • To explore the “ best of” educational apps not only in classroom but also in every school activities

  • To explore active methodologies in classroom context.

 

At the end the participants are expected to:

 

  • Experiment educational apps to improve teaching and learning activities;

  • Use online tools to support innovative teaching and learning;

  • Share experiences and ideas with their peers.

 

Location and Dates

 

In Porto – Portugal

  • 26-Jul 2020 to 31 Jul 2020

  • 25-Jul 2021 to 30 Jul 2021

 

Course Duration and Costs

All costs of our courses can be supported with a grant under KA1 of the Erasmus+ programme.

Learning Together charges for a 6 days course 570 euros per participant (A+B)

A - Course fee and Duration:

For our 6 days course, the price fee is 420 euro for tuition and materials (6 day course x 70,00 Euros per day). This is covered with the course fee that you get with your KA1 grant: 70 euro per day.

B - Organizational Support: Payment of 150 EUR per participant (total amount).

Each educational organization also receives 350 Euros per participant for organizational support.  Learning Together will only charge you 150 Euros for administration and organization costs (Local organization, pedagogic support activities, learning validation, certification and Europass Mobility validation). This fee also includes the social program below.

 

Social Program

  • Cultural Heritage day: Guide visit to the city of Porto;

  • Visit to” Ribeira” and Boat Trip;

  • Visit to Port Wine Cellars.

 

To be paid by yourself from the KA1 grant


 

  • Your grant covers travel costs. The amount is calculated based on the distance that you need to travel from your home place to the course.

 

  • Your accommodation and meals will be assured through "Individual Support".                                                              The amount that you receive to cover the costs of your stay depends on the country that you choose. The range for Portugal is between 60-120 Euros per day and participant. This amount covers your stay at hotel and your meals. Learning Together doesn´t book your stay at the hotel, but we can give you tips and advice for your booking. Plenty of restaurants are available on the city for your daily meals. This option allows you to explore more freely our city, hotels, restaurants and course travels.