Course overview and purpose:
The course aims at building in participants a deeper understanding of how creative thinking works, and what environments hinder and what foster creativity. This understanding will inform participants’ decisions regarding setting up, managing and evaluating creative tasks. Participants will also be trained to adapt, develop and use a variety of creative language tasks and use resources conscientiously and purposefully to support language learning.
The above aims result in a very practice-oriented approach, which calls for course members’ active participation; they will take part in interactive input sessions and classroom demonstrations, they will reflect on the demonstrations in terms of the contents of the input sessions as well as their own practice, and discuss these with other group members. They will also adapt and create creative tasks, share them, discuss them and perfect them. They will run one of the creative activities they have created or adapted. These learning activities will be done as a variety of individual, pair and group tasks.
At the completion of the course, participants will be able to …
No specific requirements
Sessions will be confirmed only when the minimum number of participants is reached.
In case your school wishes to send more than 6 participants together to the same course, we may evaluate the possibility to offer an extra session only for you (and in this case, we would be pleased to evaluate your proposal for fixed dates).