Facilitation skills in learning environments

Course description

Course overview and purpose:
An educator is a learning facilitator.
A good facilitator can make the difference in the approach with a group of learners, especially with sensitive targets (migrants, youth and adults with educational difficulties, disabilities, …) in terms of their learning, self-awareness, motivation.
This Course is addressed to teachers, educators and staff members who need to gain methods and tools for an efficient management of classroom learnings and communication dynamics, reflect on good practices of facilitation through non-formal methods and increase motivation, satisfaction and career improvements in their job.
The Course will provide a balanced amount of theory and experiential and practical (ready-to-use at home) activities.
We will work using non-formal education methods and tools like Team-building games, role-playing, world café, simulations, Teamwork activities.

Learning outcomes:
After the Course, participants will be able to:

  • Manage with more awareness, competence and efficacy the process of learning facilitation in youth/adult groups, in different areas (learning, communication, relational skills, intercultural issue, debriefing, feedback, …)
  • Clearly understand and face with innovative methods (Transactional analysis) relational dynamics, in order to prevent conflicts and misunderstandings in relations with students, colleagues and in personal life;
  • Use in the classrooms/staff environment, “unconventional” tools and methods from Non-formal education- to raise the quality of their work, the attention of the groups and the efficacy of learnings;
  • Gain a better quality of teachers work in favour of learners, with better results arising motivation and satisfaction;
  • This triggers a positive reaction in terms of motivation, self-confidence and satisfaction and arises career chances.
  • Get awareness in diversity issues: intercultural learning can be a powerful tool for understanding the other.

Admission information

  • Language : English
  • Language level prerequisites : B1 or above
  • Duration : One week
  • Audience :

    Teachers and educators of all the education system levels (more suggested Primary and Secondary level), school staff, VET and Adult Education staff.

  • General prerequisites :

    Teachers or Staff open to join non-formal education activities and to share their experiences in learning facilitation with youth and adult groups.

  • Maximum number of participants : 20
  • Minimum advance reservation : 12 weeks

Available dates

Padova (Italy)

  • 23.01.2022 - 30.01.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 27.02.2022 - 06.03.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 27.11.2022 - 04.12.2022 - To be confirmed

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).

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