Reset Adolescence for Success!

ERASMUS+ KA1 for teachers and adult education professionals

Join us in a unique learning experience!

Adolescence is an age with multiple risk factors which may have many unfortunate effects: early school leaving, bullying, disrespect for other ages and many others. This course offers the teachers/ councilors/ trainers/ parents solutions to deal with the teenagers’ critical attitudes and behaviors.

Issues

Teenagers' critical problems, Psychology in education, Early school leaving, Bullying, Misbehaviour, Addictions, Effective methodology, Problem-based learning, Coping with social environment, Collaboration between teachers, family, community, psychologists.

Main goal

To improve the participants’ knowledge on adolescence and their skill to find beneficial solutions for the critical problems of this age

Objectives

The participants will be able:

To get a deeper knowledge upon adolescence and to identify the typical teenagers’ behaviors and their causes

To explore and experience methods/ instruments (especially psychological) for diminishing the teenagers’ problems (excessive shyness, bullying, early school leaving, disrespect for other ages, addictions etc.)

To create an original strategy of working with adolescents so as to minimize the risk factors

To test this strategy consisting in beneficial alternatives to the critical attitudes/ behaviors

Target groups

Teachers (pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs), teacher trainers, educational guides and counselors, head teachers/ managers of schools, adult education professionals, parents, other interested persons

Sessions

Session 1: Granada, Spain, 28 August-3 September 2017 - for already approved projects

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Session 2: Sevilla, Spain, 6 - 12 August 2018 - for 2017 round

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Programme (42 hours, 7 days without travel)

The participants’ arrival


Day 1: Ice-breakers, know-each-other and team building exercises

Presentation of the schools/ organizations and the participants’ own experience upon coping with adolescence problems. How to manage a psychological test for identifying the teenagers' problems?

Intercultural evening

Day 2: Intrapersonal problems of adolescence (deformed self-image, excessive shyness, depression, anxiety etc.). Exploring and experiencing already existing psychological methods: the technique of activationg behavior for diminishing depression/ anxiety

Discovering alternative solutions to critical behaviors: ways of teenagers’ adaptation to the environment

Day 3: Interpersonal problems of adolescence.

I. The relationships with the persons of the same age; bullying

II. Relationships with adults/ authority (parents/ family, teachers/ school, community)

Exploring and experiencing already existing psychological methods: training of non-agressive communication for diminishing the agressiveness. Designing new nonformal educational methods for coping with adolescence problems. Developing learning skills.

Day 4: Study and cultural visit in the cities. What can the community do for teenagers?

Day 5: What can family do for teenagers? Exploring alternative solutions for helping teenagers cope with the family environment

What can school do for teenagers? Exploring alternative solutions for helping teenagers cope with the school environment; bullying and early school leaving.

Day 6: Developing an Intervention Programme for solving/ diminishing the teenagers’ problems. Planning, implementing and assessment solutions.

Day 7: Conclusions: coherent strategy of minimizing the critical problems of adolescence

The festival of new ideas – sharing new ideas upon the teenagers’ problems and solutions to solve them

Evaluation of the course. Certification. Farewell dinner.


The participants’ departure

Some of our top trainers

Methodology

The methodology will be experiential, based on workshops, seminars, role play, brainstorming, learning games. The basic technique will be doing – reflection upon doing. There will be lots of outdoors activities.

Certification

Europass

Certificate of Attendance including description of the course content and time input

Financial conditions

The course fee – according to Erasmus+ programme (70 euro/ day, 490 euro for a 7 days course).


You will be hosted in very elegants hotels, in perfect conditions, at a very good price, or you can make your own arrangements.


ALL EXPENSES (COURSE FEE, TRAVEL, ACCOMODATION, MEALS) ARE 100% COVERED BY THE ERASMUS PLUS GRANT!


IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE COURSE WITHOUT HAVING A EU GRANT, THE COURSE FEE IS 140 EURO.

And...

For groups larger than 6 persons, we can adjust the course so as to perfectly fit your project objectives.


We offer free consultancy for writing the application form for our patners.


For further details, contact Anca Vieriu, the president of ARVIS: arvissolutions@yahoo.com

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Our training center: AR Vocational and Investment Solutions - ARVIS

ARVIS is a non-profit association which offers training and consultancy in different fields of the educational area: Psychology in education, outdoors education, media education, communication, time management, ICT, ecotourism, English learning and teaching among many others.

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