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LGBTeens

Course description

Course overview and purpose:
The course will be conducted by a trainer with the intervention of two external experts.
LGBTeens aims to give aid to professional educators in managing their classes. The course focuses on the development of relevant soft skills in order to build effective relationships in the classroom.
The course provides tools and methodologies that can be employed among youngsters in bullying situations, especially regarding gender identity and sexual orientation, highlighting the aspects they have in common with other kinds of bullying. The course sharpens the participant’s skills in case of gender and sexual orientation discrimination in educational environments.
Interactive teaching techniques – including role plays, theatre exercises, activities on the uses of neutral language – it explores cultural stereotypes that contribute to a binary and hierarchical way of seeing reality. Among the objectives, the course aims to enhance empathy and emotional intelligence in the participants to be used for managing critical situations.

Learning outcomes:

  • recognize and prevent discriminations due to sexual orientation and gender identity, including the use of stereotypes that lead to prejudices on homosexuality and transsexuality;
  • use and spread a gender neutral, inclusive and not discriminatory language, recommended by the European Union standards;
  • use several innovative tools to prevent and manage episodes of homobitransfobic bullying or exclusion of LGBT+ people in their teaching contexts;
  • use several innovative tools to prevent and manage conflicts;
  • have a more incisive way of looking at the reality and to be free from prejudices or social schemes;
  • empower their empathy and self-trust as a lifelong learning;
  • teach, learn and create good practices, such as activities, games and methodologies.

Admission information

  • Language : English, Italian, Spanish
  • Language level prerequisites : B1/B2 or above
  • Duration : One week
  • Audience :

    Teachers, educators, trainers, headmasters.

  • General prerequisites :

    No specific requirements

  • Maximum number of participants : 25
  • Minimum advance reservation : 12 weeks

Available dates

Padova (Italy)

  • 20.02.2022 - 27.02.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 06.11.2022 - 13.11.2022 - 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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