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Lesson & Curriculum  Planning 

  • Learn how to make a lesson plan fast and easily
  • Understand the great advantage of planning for your teaching
  • Analyze the learning needs of your students effectively
  • Improve the functionality of your lesson plans

  • Find new ways to adapt a curriculum for any class yourself
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In this teacher training course you will learn:

  • To locate the needs of every learner and create a group course for each of the learners
  • How to design a curriculum for a language organisation
  • How to  plan a lesson based on the profile of your learners
  • To plan your lessons easily and faster

Requirements for all online courses:

  • Good internet connection
  • A headset with microphone
  • A Skype account 
  • Speakers are recommended
  • Willingness and patience to learn
  • Try to practise what you have learned

Course Details

Overview

This online teacher training consists of 15 hours (4 synchronous/ live meetings with the trainers and 11 hours of studying and exchanging ideas and experiences with co-learners) of training. It includes how to design a curriculum and how to plan a lesson based on the characteristics of more than 20 different target groups who learn Greek as a second / foreign language. The final Assignment is the production of a Lesson Plan or a Curriculum which is based on the trainee teachers’ choice and needs, depending on their real needs of their educational context.

Intended for 
  • Greek Language teachers with no or little language teaching experience
  • Practitioners who have experience in teaching Greek in non-formal contexts, i.e., NGOs or wishing to teach a language they know or Greek as L2
  • Experienced language teachers of Greek who feel they need to upgrade their practical skills
  • Directors of language schools who plan to add Greek as L2 and design curricula for different learners’ groups
  • Other educational or managerial staff, of language organisations, assistant or shadow teachers
Methodology

Apart from study hours according to a time-schedule, the trainees will attend four (4) hours online synchronous Skype sessions with the trainers (optional). The trainers will answer any questions in three days at the latest.

The synchronous sessions are not obligatory, but the trainees could participate in order to ask questions and “meet” all participants.

Trainee teachers have to upload at least one post in every Unit of this seminar and to upload at least ten answers to other participants. They also should work on the Final Assignment as well as to fill in the evaluation form of the seminar.

Trainers will be at the trainees’ disposal in order for the later to contact them through Skype, phone or e-mail.

Content 

The course includes seven modules:

  1. Educational Contracts and Tools 
  2. Presentation of the participants
  3. The profile of our students
  4. Curriculum Design for teaching Greek as a foreign/ second language
  5. Lesson Planning  
  6. Final Assignment (individual or pair work)
  7. Reflection
Trainers

Ifigenia Georgiadou, Director at the Hellenic Culture Centre and ex director at Cultural Development Society of Lesvos Island AEOLIS. Philologist (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Athens, ΜΑ in Education and Human Rights, University of Athens and the University of London) with 35 years of experience in education. She has had further training in using drama techniques in language teaching and in adult training. Author of books, as well as articles and research papers on teaching Modern Greek as a foreign language. Teacher trainer and certified Master Trainer (trainer of teacher trainers) and facilitator on Teaching Methodology, Intercultural Education and Peace Education seminars at the Hellenic Culture Centre, in various NGOs and other public and private Institutions. Coordinator of various research projects on education, on European and national level. Founding member of OSMOSIS- Centre for the Arts and Intercultural Education.  External Adult education expert working for the National Organization for Certification of Adult Educators (EOPPEP), for the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY) and IDEP Cyprus, National Agencies for the Erasmus plus Programme.

Other certified and experienced teacher trainers cooperate in special Units and sessions in the HCC courses.

Certification 

Our Centre issues a Certificate of Attendance for the teacher training courses held, to be submitted to private or public organisations and calls. The Hellenic Culture Centre is an officially recognized as a Lifelong Learning Centre and a language school by the Greek Ministry of Education and Religions (EOPPEP code number 2101782/ 2018 and 2308668/2018).

Working language

Greek is the working language in this course

Dates 

The Lesson and Curriculum Planning course starts on 09/11/2021 and ends on 05/12/2021, for 4 weeks. Online meetings take place every Tuesday at 21:30 p.m. until 22:30 p.m. (Greek time)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation 90 days before the beginning of the teacher training course. 
  • In case of late cancellation participants can use half of their fees to register to any course of the Hellenic Culture Centre within one year time. 
  • Cancellation penalty: for late cancellation half of the fees for teacher training.