Apps and tools to foster inclusion and integration in a multicultural environment
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Course Info

Learn how to use educational ICT tools to foster integration, surpass language issues, make enjoyable collaborative work and positive discussions about any subject. Involve joyful team games and activities that promote integration and help surpass cultural issues and differences.


Main contents

  • ICT educational integration: policies, results and practical outcomes;
  • Language tools to foster self-learning and quicken essential language skills;
  • E-learning tools and integration models;
  • Mobile devices educational use and migrants/refugees integration through ICT tools;
  • Multicultural collaborative working tools and apps;
  • Tools and app’s to deliver and explore contents;
  • Tools and apps to monitor and assess performance levels.

* The course is held in the English language. English A2 (CEFR) level is recommended, but trainers are experienced in helping students with English language difficulties.

Course program

Day 1
  • Course and participant presentation;
  • Coffee break;
  • Understanding Mobilie devices hardware and Operating Systems;
  • Using and managing a mobile device;
  • Adult and Children education through ICT tools;
  • Lunch;
  • Using GPS guiding apps to explore a new city pathways: exploring Faro City.
Day 2
  • Using ICT and mobile devices to ease Migrants and Refugees integration;
  • Coffee break;
  • Maximizing the use and the benefits of e-learning tools;
  • Lunch;
  • ICT tools and apps to overpass communication gaps and to foster language skill development;
  • Coffee break;
  • Application group task.
Day 3
  • Tools and apps to reduce cultural differences and foster integration;
  • Coffee break;
  • Tools and app to deliver and explore contents;
  • Lunch;
  • Tools and app to deliver and explore contents.
  • Coffee break;
  • Tools and apps to monitor and assess Migrant and Refugees performance (on spot or at distance).
Day 4
  • Visit to local upper secondary school: observing infrastructures, resources and attending lessons;
  • Interaction with other teachers and sharing of good practices;
  • Lunch at school;
  • Using apps to ease all steps of the teaching and learning process.
Day 5
  • Adopting approached contents and adapting strategies to each school reality;
  • Coffee break
  • Course evaluation;
  • Certification;
  • Lunch;
  • Visit to Sagres, Lagos 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

Primary school teachers, Secondary school teachers, School staff and School managers.


Course methodology
  • Brief introduction to each of the topics;
  • Participants share experiences and best practices on each topic in group and plenary sessions;
  • Participants experiment the use of ICT tools, install, configure and explore tools and apps;
  • Participants test activities and reflect about adaptations and adoption in their schools;
  • 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 prepare lessons, using ICT tools and apps.

Course fees


Course participants will get a Certificate of participation and a Declaration of Obtained Competencies.

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. ACJ 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 course editions
  • 2024-03-25 to 2024-03-29, Faro, Algarve, Portugal (Opened)
  • 2025-04-07 to 2025-04-11, Faro, Algarve, Portugal (Opened)
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