If armed with emotional skills, teachers are better equipped to create positive classroom relationships, cultivate an engaging learning environment, and support the holistic development of their students. 

Transforming Teaching with Emotional Intelligence

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Madeira, Portugal

7 days

Erasmus+ KA1


Course Description
If armed with emotional skills, teachers are better equipped to create positive classroom relationships, cultivate an engaging learning environment, and support the holistic development of their students. This course is designed to empower educators with essential emotional intelligence skills and strategies to create a supportive and engaging classroom environment. 

This course will enhance teachers’ abilities to understand and manage their emotions, cultivate empathy, communicate effectively, and build strong relationships with students. By developing these competencies, teachers will be better equipped to promote student well-being, engagement, and academic success.

Through a combination of theoretical insights, practical exercises, and interactive discussions, participants will develop a deep understanding of their own emotional landscape and gain strategies to navigate the emotional landscape of their students effectively.

Objectives: The course aims to equip teachers with the tools to understand and manage their own emotions. By cultivating self-awareness, teachers can identify their strengths and areas for growth, regulate their emotions, and model emotional intelligence for their students. Moreover, teachers will learn how to foster empathy and understanding towards their students, recognizing and appreciating the diversity of their emotional experiences.

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Pricing and Activities

Costs can be supported with a Key Action grant under the Erasmus+ Program. Our pricing policy follows the official regulations on transparent costs. 

Course fee: 660 euros per participant (7-day course).

What is Included?

Course Goals

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of emotional intelligence and its significance in the teaching profession
  • Recognize and manage their own emotions effectively
  • Cultivate empathy and understanding towards students’ emotional needs
  • Communicate with clarity, compassion, and active listening skills
  • Employ strategies to foster positive teacher-student relationships
  • Utilize emotional intelligence techniques to manage classroom dynamics and conflicts
  • Promote student well-being and create an inclusive and supportive learning environment
  • Discuss the benefits of an active learning approach to encourage students to solve problems, formulate complex questions, debate, explain and brainstorm during class
  • Empower educators to create practical & meaningful experiences
  • Improve technical and English language, communication and social skills
  • Promote intercultural awareness
  • Transfer and share core values, experiences and effective teaching practices between educators from different contexts and regions
  • Motivate and inspire educators to contribute, through their areas of action, to building more coherent, harmonious, and sustainable societies

Daily Program

  • Welcome dinner,icebreaking
  • Meet & greet, networking – participants and staff
  • Week briefing & planning
  • Introduction to emotional intelligence and its relevance in education
  • Assessing personal emotional intelligence skills
  • Developing self-awareness and self-regulation techniques
  • Exploring stress management strategies for teachers
  • The role of empathy in building positive teacher-student relationships
  • Enhancing perspective-taking skills
  • Promoting empathy in classroom interactions and discussions
  • Creating a culture of understanding and respect
  • The role of empathy in building positive teacher-student relationships
  • Importance of effective communication in teaching
  • Enhancing active listening skills
  • Non-verbal communication cues and their impact
  • Providing constructive feedback and encouragement
  • Strategies for building trust and rapport with students
  • Nurturing student engagement and motivation
  • Addressing individual student needs through emotional intelligence
  • Empowering students through mentorship and support
  • Managing Classroom Dynamics and Conflict Resolution
  • Recognizing and managing emotions in the classroom
  • Preventing and resolving conflicts among students
  • Promoting collaboration and empathy in group settings
  • Implementing emotional intelligence strategies for effective classroom management
  • Group work: presentation
  • Reflection, future cooperation, planning follow-up activities
  • Discussion and evaluation of the course
  • Learning validation and outcomes
  • Certification Ceremony

Social Program & Activities in beautiful Funchal, Madeira

  • Disclosed upon the course’s start date
*This schedule/ program describes likely activities but may differ based on the trainer's discretion and objectives.
  • Target Audience
    This course is designed for a wide range of educational professionals including teachers, trainers, educational and career counsellors, school psychologists, headmasters, school administrators, and staff across primary, lower-secondary, secondary schools and higher education. It also caters to professionals in training centers, adult education schools, higher education institutions, and NGOs.
  • Certification
    Participants who attend at least 80% of the course will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
  • Additional Info
    Please note that the course may have participants from various school levels and English proficiency.
    Course Language: English

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