The aim of this course is for teachers of 3 to 7 year-olds and teacher trainers to experience a range of interesting activities linking methodology and learning theories to the Kindergarten/Pre-Primary Classroom today. Sessions are practical, include a focus on multi-media and technology for teaching purposes, and help teachers reflect on their approach to teaching today’s very young learners.
Who is it for
This practical and hands-on course is aimed at professionals who would like to develop their teaching skills in the Kindergarten /Pre-Primary classroom. Sessions offer exciting and interesting activities which promote Early Learning, even at a pre-school age.
Participants need to be at a minimum B1 level of English.
Sessions demonstrate current approaches, methodologies & techniques
An interactive communicative approach is applied, which provides participants with their own experiential learning of the activities & methodologies. Input sessions are in the form of hands-on workshops, and involve brainstorming, analysis, problem-solving, and role-play, both in pair work & group work.
Teachers are asked to reflect on the activities, inviting discussion with regard to their own pedagogical knowledge & skills, teaching methods &
contexts, and on adaptation of activities to their teaching & learning situations.
Both teaching & learning are explored, analysed and discussed, further enabling the participants’ use of their communication skills in English.
Participants are also introduced to websites related to the further development of their teaching skills & personal professional development
To enable a better understanding of Pre-Primary/Kindergarten Teaching and expand & build on previous knowledge, using a range of practical
To introduce new areas of teaching methodologies and accompanying techniques, using hands-on experiential methods
To promote awareness and practical techniques in early learning
To help teachers reflect on their own teaching methods & contexts & develop teaching skills
To introduce an awareness of technology and ICT in the classroom today
To exchange pedagogical information & knowledge in a multi-cultural context
To further develop participants’ own language skills
To experience the cultural heritage of Malta with its bilingual linguistic environment
Dates and Fees
24-28 Feb 2020
23-27 Mar 2020
20-24 Apr 2020
22-26 Jun 2020
27-31 Jul 2020
24-28 Aug 2020
26-30 Oct 2020
Course Fee : Euro350.00
Programme Fee : Euro 100.00
Programme fee includes registration fee (Euro 60 ) + ( Optional) Social programme which includes two half day cultural guided tours