EU Trainings

Adult Education Survival Kit: Effective Strategies for Teaching Low Skilled and Low Qualified Adults

 
 
If you are an adult educator wishing to improve your teaching practice, this is your opportunity! Learn the essentials aboout instructional design and organisation of a quality educational offer for adult learners with low skills and low qualification. cases of international good practice concerning education and training of adult learners with low skills and low qualifications. 
DATES
  • 18th – 22th May 2020 (Riga, LATVIA)
  • 5th – 9th October 2020 (Reus, SPAIN)
TARGET GROUPS

Educators who work with adult learners: teachers, coaches, mentors, facilitators  

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The principles taught in this course can be applied not only in educational and employment projects, but also in other areas, such as human rights, active citizenship, health education, culture, research, etc.

  • Learn cases of international good practice concerning education and training of adult learners with low skills and low qualifications; 

  • Discuss characteristics of an adult learner and effective teaching strategies in adult education; 

  • Familiarise with technologies and experiment with ICT tools that can be used in adult education; 

  • Discuss motivational strategies to encourage adult learners to start and continue studying;

  • Understand the essential elements of instructional design and organisation of courses and trainings of adult learners with low skills and low qualification.

COURSE PROGRAMME

       ·         Introduction to Workshop

 

       ·         Presentation of organisations taking part in the training course

       ·         Initial Self-Assessment 

       ·         Situation concerning education and lifelong learning of adults in Eu countries: from theory to practice. 

·  Vision, Assets, and Strategies.

 

·  Goals and Objectives; Signs of Succes in educational strategies targeted low skilled and low qualified adult learners 

·      Building a Learning Environment

 

·      Good practice cases: educational strategies targeted low skilled and low qualified adult learners 

      ·    ICT tools to increase the quality of educational processes working with adults with low skills and low qualifications

 

      ·   Educational Project Design: Identifying and Sequencing Tasks, Action Plan

 

      ·    Preparation of a fragment of a training for adult learners with low skills

 

·      Equity and inclusion in education of adult learners with low skills and low qualifications

 

 

·      Presentation of a fragment of a training for adult learner with low skills

 

 

·      Peer Discussion and review

 

·      Final self-assessment

 

·      Final evaluation of the course

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
  1. have learned cases of international good practice concerning educational strategies for learners with disabilities;
  2. have got an overall idea on international legislation and policies concerning people with disabilities;
  3.  have understood the essential elements for successful planning and management of integration projects;
  4. have familiarised with techniques, tools and resources for promoting effectively social integration of learners with disability;
  5. have been able to apply practices for monitoring the project performance and ensure the implementation.
CERTIFICATES AWARDED 
  • Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
  • Europass Mobility Certificates – to be issued by the applicant’s National Agency
IMPORTANT NOTE

Face-to-face training takes place every day till around 5 pm. However, after that learning and project work continues by the participants working in teams. This team work is an essential way of learning.

Before their arrival, all the participants will be requested to complete a short evaluation questionnaire in relation to their competencies in the course topics. They will be requested to complete a similar questionnaire three months later to assess the impact of the skills acquired in the course (e.g. any feedback from their students, their colleagues or other partners or teachers that they have involved by applying the new practices they have acquired).

Our course trainers will act as mentors to all the participants in our course in order to support them in their new professional prospects in the area of training and education.