GAME BASED LEARNING

22nd - 30th JUNE 2015 (Lorca, MURCIA) SPAIN

CONTEXT

To enhance employability of young people through Game Based Learning.


Game Based Learning is a new methodology designed to develop competences in a context where young people can practice behaviors and thought processes that we can easily transfer from the simulated environment to labour market.

AIM OF THE PROJECT

GBL project is addressed to make young people develop competences needed to access to labour market through Game Based Learning methodology.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT

1. To provide youth workers and teachers with a new and effective methodology Game Based Learning (GBL)to foster the employability of young people.


2. To systematize and recognize informal learning (Game Based Learning) and connect it with formal and non-formal learning contexts.


3. To offer youth educators and young people strategies to increase motivation of youngsters to develop core competencies connected to employability.


4. To get to know and create modern games as a learning tool to develop employability competences.

TOPICS

- Game based learning

- Core competencies

- Employability

TARGET COUNTRIES

Only Programme countries.

PARTICIPANTS

- Youth workers and trainers

- Teachers

- Youngsters

DEADLINE TO APPLY

10th January 2015

HOW TO APPLY

Please, fill out this form:


http://goo.gl/forms/HYbK1iLAqO

THE VENUE OF THE TRAINING COURSE

PUNTAS DE CALNEGRE:

Cabo Cope and Puntas de Calnegre is a protected area that lies between the towns of Lorca and Águilas in the Region of Murcia, Spain. It was declared a Natural Park by the legislation of the Autonomous Community of Murcia.
One of its features is a series of cliffs and coves making a unique scenery along 17 km of pristine coastline along the Bay of Mazarrón.

LODGING

In this wonderful place, just 50m from the beach there is "Residencia de Formación Medio Ambiental de Calnegre", the old Headquarters of the Guardia Civil completely renovated for its suitability as a cozy hostel just 1 minute to the beach. The building consists of two parts - the main one which, after its renovation, is used a hostel and an extension to the main building which is apartments' area. The building is constructed in an "L" shape and has an outdoor area (public square). The hostel has also got a terrace and sea views.
The participants will be accommodated in quadruple rooms with shared bathrooms. The hostels provides linens but NO TOWELS so don't forget to take them! There is a Wi-Fi connection in the hostel, however, it doesn’t work very well. The weather in August is usually hot (or very hot :-)) and days are sunny so we also advise you to take the sun glasses, sun cream and a hat!
Puntas de Calnegre is a village, however, there are a few bars here and a shop. There is no public transport to this place and the only possibility to reach it is either by car or taxi.

You can find more information and pictures here: http://www.alberguesdelorca.com/puntasdecalnegre.html

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FINANCIAL ISSUES

LODGING AND FOOD


Lodging and food costs will be covered 100%.


REIMBURSEMENT


All the partners will receive by transfer that total travel cost amount (even if the travel costs are cheaper) according to the official distance calculator (http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/distance_en.htm) at the end of the project after coordinator organization receive boarding passes (in case), tickets, invoices and original signed reimbursement receipts. This reimbursement receipt will confirm that you have received the travel cost amount fixed in the project and sign the participant list.

HOW TO GET THE REIMBURSEMENT

Only participants who attend at least 80% of the programe of the Training Course are entitled to reimbursement of their expenses.

ASOCIACIÓN ARANEA MURCIA