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Key competences for the 21st century


Available Date

A tailor-made training can be designed to meet the specific needs and requirements of organizations with 6 or more participants.


Course Venues:

Porto /Portugal


The course aims to provide you with a thorough introduction to the topic, as well as make you aware of the issues and challenges related to making competence-based education a reality in the classroom.
Furthermore, teachers will be given concrete tips on how to implement project-based learning, a particularly suitable method for delivering competence-based education, as well as on how to assess this type of collaborative learning.
It also provide you with an introduction to the topic, looking at the importance and definition of
competences as well as international frameworks; how competences are understood, expressed and
implemented in various countries across Europe; and the main teaching and assessment methods associated to this approach.
It looks at practical ways in which teachers can use project-based learning techniques in the classroom and beyond to develop their pupils’ competences across a variety of subjects and skills. Inspiring examples from across Europe will be provided, and possible solutions to challenges explored. There will be a special focus on how to best develop students' collaborative problem-solving skills within project-based learning.
And finally, this course will help you understand the assessment methods which are most suitable to
competence-based approaches to learning, and will provide you with concrete advice on how to implement these various methods and in which contexts. It will also give participants the opportunity to learn more about assessing an important transversal skill explored in module 2 - collaborative problem solving.

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Course Trainer

Ana Louro

Working together with other teachers in a creative, communicative and collaborative way, embracing interdisciplinary, entrepreneurship, curiosity, critical thinking and global literacy, will bring innovation to teaching and learning.
She worked as a teacher and a teacher trainer for most of her career, teaching pupils from primary to secondary level and working with young teachers.
She has  also worked as a project manager, for 6 years, for the Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science, supervising primary and secondary schools in implementing the new curricula in order to match European goals.
As a Scientix and Space Awareness Ambassador for the European Schoolnet, She work with teachers from other European countries, building up activities to promote STEM careers among young pupils.
Since she finished her teacher training bachelor degree, she has attended several courses to keep her updated to the latest pedagogical approaches and technologies in the field of education. She has also delivered several courses and workshops for teachers in different subjects.

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