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Vocational education and training

Different contexts, different strategies, new resources

  • Location Faro, Portugal
  • Duration 5 days
  • Fee 380€
  • Total Seats 20 Seats

Experience and learn how to adapt strategies, methods and resources to vocational and professional course curricula, understand classroom management techniques and how to involve students in motivating tasks. Visit model schools and observe infrastructures, resources and participate in student lessons.

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Course Plan and Info

Main Contents

  • Vocational curricula throughout European countries;
  • Vocational training on local companies and abroad;
  • Applying for funding for vocational experiences abroad;
  • Vocational and pre-professional educational strategies and methodologies;
  • Vocational classroom management;
  • Vocational and professional school's infrastructures and resources;
  • Digital resources to enhance practical tasks and monitor student performance.

 

Course Program

Day 1
  • Course and participant presentation;
  • Portuguese Educational System and Vocational Courses;
  • Coffee break;
  • Vocational course organization, student assessment, training and professional exam;
  • Vocational training in local companies and abroad: Erasmus + Key Action 1: VET learning;
  • Lunch.
  • Visit to Faro City.

 

Day 2
  • Exploring European vocational education: sharing good and bad experiences, and exploring best practices and problems;
  • Coffee break;
  • Practical work: gathering and registering recommendations for each one's schools;
  • Lunch
  • Vocational education focused strategies and methodologies.

          

Day 3
  • Visit to local lower secondary school with vocational offer;
  • Observing infrastructures, resources and attending lessons.
  • Lunch;
  • Visit to local private vocational school
  • Observing infrastructures, resources and attending lessons.

 

Day 4
  • Visit to local upper secondary school with vocational offer;
  • Observing infrastructures, resources and attending lessons.
  • Lunch
  • Workshop1: Digital school management tools;
  • Coffee break;
  • Workshop 2: Digital classroom tools.

 

Day 5
  • Adapting participant's strategies and methods to vocational reality;
  • Coffee break
  • Course evaluation;
  • Certification;
  • Lunch;
  • Visit to Sagres and ponta da piedade.
 

Note: The course program can be changed according to participant's profile, local holidays or on the availability of schools to visit.

 

Target group

Secondary and vocational school teachers, managers and staff

 

Course methodology

  • General introduction on each of the topics.
  • Participants share experiences and best practices on each topic in group and plenary sessions.
  • Participants visit public and private schools, from different levels and observe infrastructures and resources and its usage.
  • Participants observe lessons: teaching, studying and learning processes in classrooms in small groups or individually.
  • Individually or in groups, participants register recommendations for one’s own schools.

 

Course fee

The course fee is 380€.

Cultural visits and meals are paid separately.

Algarve cultural visit has the cost of 50€. Participants not willing to join the cultural visit must notify ACJI 15 days before course starts.

 

Validation

The course participants will get a Certificate of participation and a Declaration of Obtained Competences.

The competences acquired will be validated by the course organizers on the Europass mobility. Participants must ask their national agency to issue the Europass (Visit our website Documents – Europass mobility).

 

Accommodation and Meals

Participants book their accommodation. ACJI will advise participants for hotel choice in different price categories. Participants are free to choose hotels and restaurants. Accommodation is paid directly by participants to hotels and restaurants.

Lunches and coffee are available in or around the University of Algarve, where the course will take place. 

 

Planned courses

  • June 15th to 19th, 2020, Faro, Algarve, Portugal Enroll
  • June 14th to 18th, 2021, Faro, Algarve, Portugal Enroll

 

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