Introduction to the e-course
This e-course is designed to empower the professionals with the tools and resources to foster creativity in their classrooms and school. The course also delivers knowledge how to implement creativity into feature lesson plans, learning routines, assessments and instructional tools.
The increasing interest in creative education is due to the need for more critical thinkers in business science, politics and every subject to be able to solve complex problems project suggests a need for a continuous professional development of teachers to cultivate creativity. The knowledge in this field is either too general, too expensive, theoretical rather practical or uncritical resulting in creativity misconception. Restoring power project will address these problems and share this e-course with teaching situations, cases, assessments, lesson plan and guidelines.
This ecourse was developed in the framework of the Nurturing Creativity in Education: Restoring Power programme, funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+. The project is delivered by the RJ4All International Institute (UK), Prios Kompetanse AS (Norway), PIXEL – ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE (Italy), Genista (Malta), Sultangazi (Turkey), I&F (Ireland ). It is in line with the ET 2020 policy objective of “Promoting equity, social cohesion and active citizenship”.
The course convener is Prof. Theo Gavrielides.
Certification, Accessibility and supporting material
Successful completion will lead to CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Certification (15 points). It takes approximately 20 non-stop hours to fully complete all modules and take the test. There are further reading material that are recommended for additional learning. These could add a further 15 hours of non-stop duration.
The e-course includes software that make it accessible in various languages as well as for those with visual and hearing impairments. This course interactive tools are based on H5P. To learn more; overview of the accessibility of the various H5P content types.
- Vocational education and training educators and vocational education and training organizations
- Teachers in secondary educational settings, academies and in the community
- Trainers and Mentors of students not currently in employment
- Vocational, education and training students of all ages
By the end of this course, trainees will be able to:
- Foster key competences and transversal skills required to transition into the labour market
- Tackle issues related with students’ needs and readiness for work
- Learn innovative mentoring and fostering techniques, based on non-formal education to tackle some of the challenges offered by the remote-learning situation
- Learn how to use digital, interactive materials and tools to offer more engaging learning possibility to (ex) students
- Learn how to foster (ex) students’ soft skills via mentoring while on remote learning situations.
- Introductory part which will include a brief intro about the project, project objectives, methodology and then overviews of the module units. Here we can also include the introductory video we created. & Restorative justice and art in nurturing creativity in schools RJ4ALL
- The necessity of creativity in education (what is creativity in education, the need for creativity in schools, the benefits, the pandemic’s role, etc) PIXEL
- Methods of creativity (methods used, new methods, technology’s role, outdoor and indoor methods, etc.) PRIOS
- Implementation in school settings I&F
- Challenges faced (and to be faced) on implementation and suggestions on how to overcome GENISTA
- The role of students, teachers, principals, parents, boards, etc. (their roles as obstacles as well as a way to overcome the challenges) Sultangazi
- Best practices/Suggestions (by all)
- Lectures 31
- Quizzes 5
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 74
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self