KAOSPILOT MASTERCLASS: MONTRÉAL

THE ART & CRAFT of DESIGNING & FACILITATING LEARNING SPACES

November 30, December 1 & 2, 2018

The KAOSPILOT, the alternative leadership & business school will run its highly acclaimed 3-day Masterclass for educators & trainers to explore experiential ways of learning in order to inspire and facilitate creativity, innovation & risk in learning spaces & education.


The course is aimed towards 3rd level educators, program directors, trainers and edu-preneurs. The Art and Craft of Designing & Facilitating Learning Spaces Masterclass will introduce, explore and train participants in experiential learning and teaching and the art of facilitation & curating the pursuit of knowledge through learning processes, strategies, increased engagement & safe learning spaces.

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Participants will be introduced to the unique ‘opportunity based pedagogy’ and competency model of the Kaospilots, which has been developed over 25 years from working with young dynamic learners & leaders and by exploring the potential in transformational education.


Through imaginative interpretation, “hacking” and creative application of your curriculum, new pedagogical and methodological processes will be explored which will challenge and update the elementary approach to learning and content delivery. You can read the full description here.


BusinessWeek has recognized The Kaospilots as "one of the best design schools in the world", and Fast Company has named it in its Startup League's Big 10, "preparing you for the fast moving startup economy".


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COURSE FEES (include lunches & refreshments)


$1000 (+ taxes) as part of our ed2ed, public & not 4 profit EDUCATION SERIES


$1500 (+taxes) for private (non-ed) participants, consultants or trainers.


If you would like to register contact Danièle Bienvenue at db@mgtsavvy.com


The course is 3 full days (9am - 5pm) and allows for a maximum of 24 participants.


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If you would be interested in helping to set up this program in your city &/or institution, please contact Danièle Bienvenue at db@mgtsavvy.com

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Attend if YOU ARE:

  • A teacher who is progressive and ready to explore new models for designing and delivering education and learning strategies.
  • A teacher who is already achieving the above, but would like a methodology to do it better and help anchor it more inside your school & colleagues.
  • A person or edu-preneur who is engaged in designing new education at under and post grad level who needs some inspiration to introduce authentic change makers, entrepreneurs and leaders into your society.
  • A 'new' program designer who either works within traditional Education or as an entrepreneur in order to offer a change ready mindset delivering education.
  • Professional organizational consultants, process facilitator or trainer who wants to explore how to design more experience based and authentic leadership workshops.

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    Below are 2 videos, the first shows the first A&C workshop in South America, Brazil. (hit cc to see English captions). The second shows some thoughts from the course founder...

The Art & Craft of Facilitating Learning Spaces
Kaospilot Masterclass "Arte e Métodos para Criar e Facilitar Espaços de Aprendizagem"

Some outcomes include:

    • Learn about team-based pedagogy, group dynamics and team building methods to establish strong peer-to-peer, shared learning environments and to increase student engagement.
    • Learn how to design, lead and facilitate transformational programs, learning spaces, learning experiences and strategies and how to establish the correct frames that promote “multiple pathways to learning so that all students are engaged and successful”.

    • Learn how to run creative processes, exploring ideas and innovation using effective and fun brainstorming techniques, rapid prototyping and working with problem solving through design thinking practices.
    • Learn about the hidden potential in practical and class-team work for the development of intra & interpersonal student skills such as personal expression and values, leadership, collaboration etc. and how to integrate them into curriculum design, daily lesson plans, and a classroom environment which promotes stretch zones, risk taking, creativity and reflection.
    • Learn the importance of open dialogue with your students around transparent & proactive planning and learning agreements, supporting personal educational commitment


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    Each participant will receive an invite to the A&CFLS Alumni network on LinkedIn. You will also receive a link to the Dropbox that has the following in it!


    • The slide deck with all the posters and tools used (&more).
    • The full 1st day schedule, step by step so that you can repeat this day with your colleagues or students, invite them into an experiment and then ask what did we like from this way of working.
    • A 20-page workbook with all the exercises that you have experienced with facilitator notes and some extra ones that we use to promote innovation, creativity & leadership.
    • Further reading & reference. 100 very well-chosen articles to deepen your practice and theory from the masterclass.
    • 20 handpicked online videos again to deepen your practice and theory from the masterclass and support anchoring and communication of this methodology.
    • The Kaospilot presentation that you didn’t see during the masterclass.
    • And over 50 tools explained in detail, processes, energizers, interventions and exercises that you can use to SET, HOLD & LAND your learning arches.
    • An A3 version of the vision "Backcasting" tool.


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    Testimonials

    "What a great experience! The facilitator used smart techniques to guide us through the education design process. In particular, the 'learning spaces' concept opened up my mind. I am inspired to adopt a similar education in Albania"

    Elsi Rizvanolli, Executive Director, Akademia e Pilotëve, Albania


    "I am absolutely convinced that the Kaos Pilot's educational model is in the right track for the construction of both, a new society and economy, because the course not only provides the foundations for understanding a more efficient way of learning, but also encompasses a human centered approach in which values, practices and knowledge are merged. As a result, this course fosters the engagement and the sense of ownership in learning, and furthermore, creates qualified happy people".

    Gabriel Hernández Martrou. Doctoral researcher in design education, Lancaster University UK.


    "Not just the transfer of KAOS-passion, Simon also displays a deep understanding of education during his training sessions. He really contributed to a learning revolution that, in our cases, sparked the development of experimental modules. I recommend Simon to anyone who is looking to get started with radical changes in education. We all know is needed, Simon gives \the power to do it! No more excuses guys."

    Michiel Galama, Project Leader MKB21 – Readership Social Media & Reputation Management at NHL Hogeschool


    The course The Art & Craft of Facilitating Learning Spaces is an inspiring experience that helps the participants to think differently about teaching. Even for people with a lot of experience in coaching and facitlitation this course offers new perspectives and the unique Kaos Pilots attitude. I loved the combination of hands-on practice and elaborate theory. I am very happy to have attended this course! My students at the HTW Berlin will highly benefit from this new approach and I will enjoy trying out new things. Thanks to Simon for the wonderful hosting and thanks to the great participants.

    Dr. Moritz Gekeler, HTW Berlin

    November 30, December 1 & 2, 2018

    at EDGENDA, 500 rue St-Jacques, suite 500, Montréal, H2Y 1S1

    Facilitator: Danièle Bienvenue

    With a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Science in Public Health, Danièle Bienvenue challenges the impossible, entertains paradoxes and tames the unacceptable. The ever-adapting human machine has fascinated her for the last 35 years. It is with an organic approach, recognizing the important core of each person and organization that she builds tailored learning environments. She lived and worked in the USA where during 10 years, she created and implemented social integration programs for adult immigrants. In 1994, she returned to Canada to join a consulting firm in human capital and in 2003, she left the more conventional consulting world to explore new coaching and facilitation tools. All tailored programs gravitate around the human dynamic themes. Her methodology encourages an active contribution from the participants and leaves them with practical, realistic and manageable tools. She completed her NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Certification in June 2010.