Erasmus+ Training Course

“Outdoor Education”

   

Program

Day

TOPIC

DETAILS

Monday

11.00-19.00

Welcome session

Welcome, Registration, course documents.

Getting to know each other. Ice breaking activities.

“Great Expectations: Flying towards and landing at the end of a successful course”: Each participant talks about their own expectations of the course.

Participants will go over the entire course program and review the course objectives.

Introduction to the concept of Outdoor Education around the world.

Then, we will be introduced to the teamwork teaching approach that will form the basis of all the team work done during this course. We will also reflect on teams that we have worked in and on what makes a team effective.

Then, teams will proceed with team building activities. Consolidating the group.

Practicalities of the course. Participants will prepare for an oral presentation on the 7th day of the program.

-Reporting on the work done during the day

Welcome dinner (optional)

Tuesday

9.00-13.00

&

14.00-17.00

Field study visit Nr 1.

Field study visit at the Corinth Canal and the Sousaki volcano

Observations of the sediments and faults in the canal.

Visiting the northern volcano of the Aegean volcanic arc.

Wednesday

9.00-13.00

&

14.00-17.00

Reviewing a field study visit and how to prepare for a field study visit

We will evaluate the first field study visit. Was it well prepared? Was it well implemented? Have we taken all the safety measures?

Have we prepared equipment and worksheets?

Have we prepared for the practicalities (permissions, etc)?

How do we prepare for a lesson outdoors?

Examples of good practice in the field from schools around the world.

We will create a checklist with things “to do” in order to prepare a safe and effective Outdoors lesson.

Thursday

9.00-13.00

&

14.00-17.00

Field study visit Nr 2.

Cape Sounio-Temple of Poeseidon (Aegeas and Thesseus) (Entrance fee not included)

-Lavrion Ancient mining area-Golden Age of Pericles

 

Friday

8.30-16.30

Field study visit Nr 3.

-Acropolis and the Parthenon

-New Museum of Acropolis

Guided tour (entrance fee not included)

Evening

Evaluation

Networking

Certificates ceremony

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