NEW 2023 Outdoor Education 5-day
We are all aware of the importance of training and education within the classroom, lecture hall or boardroom. But if you are looking to bring that tuition to life in an exciting and immersive way, then taking your students or employees out into the ‘wild’ enhances and enriches their experience beyond measure. NEW for 2023 our Training Centre invites you to take part in our engaging Outdoor Education course, providing you with the necessary skills to organise and lead your own worthwhile offsite experiences.
This perfectly practical course will guide you step-by-step from the rationale behind offsite learning to taking part in trainer-led outdoor tasks to finally running and analysing your own activities out and about. It is ideal for those trainers and educators who are looking to make a marked difference in the way their training is executed within their organisations.
The programme is delivered over 5 days and involves classroom contact time, outdoor sessions, and an Erasmus+ Offsite Training Day. Our practical course will endeavour to provide you with the skills to implement your own outdoor experiences as part of a wider educational curriculum. The programme aims to be inclusive, immersive, and fully interactive. As such, daily content may change or develop as you, your peers and the course leader decide on the best path.
The daily programme :
From 08.30 to 13.30
- DAY 1 - Outdoor Education: Why? What? Where? How?
- Day 2 - Analysing lessons to use outside the classroom
- Day 3 - Offsite Training Day – Experience an outdoor lesson from a student’s perspective
- Day 4 - Feedback on activity and developing your own outdoor education lesson plan
- Day 5 - Offsite Training Day – Leading your own outdoor lesson
THE BROAD TOPICS COVERED IN THIS COURSE INCLUDE:
- Rationale & Resourcing
- Hazards and Risks
- Offsite Training Days
- Planning and Presenting
To view the full course programme please contact our student advisor and request our "Alpha School Teacher and Staff Training Course" brochure.
|Number of Training Days:||5|
|Class Size:||Maximum 12|
|Minimum Language level:||B1|
|Suitable for:||Educators (primary, secondary, vocational)|
|COURSE prices||5-Day course|
|Teacher Training course prices||€400|
|Registration fee (All courses require a one-off €100 registration fee per trainee and includes: Course resources • WiFi on school premises • Europass Mobility Certificate • Alpha School CEFR Certificate of Attendance • offsite activity||€100|
|Total Programme fee||€500|
|Cultural excursion programme (Optional)||€125|
Prices & course dates
- English levels: Intermediate (B1)
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Course are subject to a minimum of 8 persons. If you are a group of 8 or more persons then courses can be run on any dates for your group.
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All courses require a one-off €100 registration fee per trainee and include: Course resources • WiFi on school premises • Europass Mobility Certificate • Alpha School CEFR Certificate of Attendance • One offsite training day per week (including entrance ticket to one attraction. This extra fee will be added to your final invoice.
European Commission Organisation ID: E10166514
Please note we require a minimum of 6 participants to hold any course. Please check with us first that we have the minimum number of participants for your desired dates. We can also hold any of our Teacher Training courses on request outside of the dates in our published calendar for closed groups. To discuss your training needs please contact our Academic Director Mary Abela