FUNecole® Teacher Development Series

Managing Innovative Well-Balanced Hybrid Solutions with Learning Engineering with FUNecole®

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Wednesday 13th March [2024-03-13]
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

In this expert webinar we will show teachers how to use Learning Engineering to draw student evidence-based information and performance development and apply the results to create reliable, data-rich and technology-enhanced learning environments.

Developing Inspiring Learning Solutions with Design Thinking with FUNecole®

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 2th April [2024-04-02]
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

The role of school leaders needs to undergo a significant disruption. Designers see the world differently and therefore bring a new perspective to their work. What if leaders were able to approach their work more like designers?  This new perspective is desperately needed in schools and does begin with the school leader and head educators. We call this new perspective design-inspired leadership and believe it is one of the most potent ways to spark positive change and address education challenges using the same design and innovation principles that have been so successful in private industry.

Design thinking helps schools develop practical and innovative learning plans that are human-focused, prototype-driven, innovative design process. Through this webinar, participants will develop a solid understanding of the fundamental phases and methods of design thinking, and you will learn how to implement your newfound knowledge in their work.

Developing e-learning Learning Lessons with FUNecole®

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 16th April [2024-04-16]
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

We live amidst what is potentially one of the greatest threats in our lifetime, a gigantic educational crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic, has pushed forward -even more so- the absolute necessity for educational disruption and online solutions that have to: (a) be interesting for the targeted group of students as well as their teachers so to ensure their sufficient interaction with the new (on-line) process; (b) ensure a critical mass of educational results/progress so to secure the cognitive development of young students; (c) prepare the young students for the professional life and the market of the future, namely the professional life and the market of 2035 and beyond (support new ways of thinking and new emotional capabilities).

Teachers although skillful enough are lacking behind in the methodologies for “Online Teaching and Learning”.  Within the scope of this webinar, participants will be offered comprehensive training, ongoing coaching and technical support to ensure their readiness to cope with the design and implementation of eLearning lessons/courses that contribute towards quality in education that leads to higher student achievements.

Use Computation Thinking to Design and Solve Unknown Problems with FUNecole®

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 7th May [2024-05-07]
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

There’s a growing anxiety about the increasing role of artificial intelligence and computers, in particular, whether machines will make workers obsolete. Understanding what computers can and can’t do is fundamental in addressing these anxieties. Schools and teachers from all disciplines need to teach students how to remodel the technological world around them, we can help them become creators rather than just consumers of technology.

This webinar is aspirational inspirational and practical as it offers school leaders, educational consultants and curriculum coordinators values, tools and activities that enrich and accelerate the learning process.

Re-imaging the 21st Century Learning Habits with FUNecole®

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 28th May [2024-05-28]
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

There is an imminent need for advanced teaching approaches, assessment strategies and reporting or grading systems. There is a need to accommodate new innovative skills and competences within an existing educational structure and curriculum. Schools need to reimagine the learning habitat with an effective integration of Mobile Technology in order to develop higher level skills, to implement appropriate pedagogues, to reevaluate existing new curricula.

This inspiring webinar will enable participants to acquire skills such as how to teach for developing creativity, innovation critical thinking, and digital competencies and equip  students how to survive and thrive in this world of everlasting change.

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Re-engineering Education with Generative AI with FUNecole®

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 27th February [2024-02-27]
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

This webinar will answer the challenge of how schools can Re-engineer Education with Artificial Intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence is making leaps and bounds in all industries.

A Code that learns will prove to be humankind’s greatest invention—and, some worry, its demise.

Students need to develop the skills, knowledge, and digital competencies to be able to survive and thrive in this ever-changing world. This webinar will demonstrate how Artificial Intelligence will automate millions out of work, but at the same time create a million more jobs.

We will demonstrate how AI penetrates our everyday lives and how schools should prepare students or their future professional carriers. Furthermore, Artificial Intelligence is going to play a complementary role for a lot of workers as it will make them faster, more efficient, and more productive.

This expert webinar will give valuable proactive hands-on experience to educators on how Artificial Intelligence will make the biggest advancements in education.

Developing the “Polymath Minds” with Computational Thinking, and Advanced Artificial Intelligence with FUNecole®

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 13th February [2024-02-13]
Time: 17:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

Teachers need to combine multiple disciplines, enhance learning and prepare students for diverse pathways that prepare them for unforeseen career paths.

Schools need to actively involve student participation by offering multidisciplinary learning experiences and creating polymath minds ready to solve unknown problems.

The real world prompts that these “Polymath” versatile, flexible, highly innovative creative minds will be ready to change professions at least 3 times during their lifetime.

This valuable webinar will present tangible solutions on how to teach students to learn, invent, teach others, collaborate, and share their knowledge when it best suits their personal needs, interests and style.

We will suggest innovative learning experiences which will inspire students’ imagination, participation and involvement during class instruction.

Learning Redesign for Supporting the Whole Child – Embed STREAMS Across the K-12 Curricula

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Wednesday 17th January [2024-01-17]
Time: 17:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

This expert seminar provides school leaders and teachers with hands-on skills necessary to successfully embed interdisciplinary STREAMS instruction across the K-12 curricula. Seminar attendees will get to use and design cross-curricular activities that integrate Science, Technology, Reading/ Writing, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Social Sciences into the curriculum

Furthermore, this highly innovative seminar aims to offer practical ways of how to establish interdepartmental teacher collaboration and departmental alignments, so every teacher in the school will abandon teaching in silos and start seamlessly integrating all disciplines as a school-wide approach.


Learning Redesign Without Exhausting Educators (K-12)

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 5th December [2023-12-05]
Time: 17:00 CY (GMT +2)
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Overview

Moving to online learning was scary!  At the outbreak of the pandemic many educators thought it was never going to work. Educators globally are exhausted by what they had to face and what they are still facing in their classrooms.

Students, too, found it challenging to adapt to virtual instructions. Schools needed to become inclusive, collaborate openly and share resources and experiences with local and global schools. 

This expert webinar aims to present latest state of the art tools, platforms and digital agile pedagogues to rethink their lesson designs and to take different non exhausting -for them- approaches to teaching and learning.

Dipping into the 21st Century Pencil Case – Developing Expert Thinkers

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 28th November [2023-11-28]
Time: 17:00  Cyprus Time (GMT +2)
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Overview

Technology, has become part of student’s 21st Century pencil case. It’s integral to student’s everyday lives, providing them the tools and resources to communicate, perform research, express their creativity, and collaboratively solve problems.  It is crucial for schools to ensure that both students and teachers alike are equipped with the skills to utilize effectively the “21st century pencil case tools”.

Today’s students have grown up not knowing life without technology and are ready to be exposed, use and mix different technologies, such as Android, Windows and IOS technologies.

Join this webinar to learn how to  create innovative learning spaces that support the development of expert thinkers.

Top Tips for Embedding Technology in the Classroom

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 8th March 2022
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)

Overview
During this session you will discover some amazing digital technology tools that can aid your teaching, learning, workload and life balance. From Productivity tools to creative use of applications, web-based systems and immersive learning, this session will be a takeaway of wonderful ideas and products.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discover how to be creative with digital technology and digital tools
  • Understand how you can ‘AppSmash’
  • Use and apply digital tools the very next day with little experience, play or practice.

Requirements

  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Use of pc or tablet
Developing and Sustaining Growth Mindset in Teaching and Learning

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 25th January 2022
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +2)

Overview
This session is suitable for educators who are curious about the use and application of Growth Mindset. You will learn how to apply Growth Mindset techniques into your teaching and learning as well as equipping students with personalised Growth Mindset.

Learning Outcomes

  • What the main ingredients of Growth Mindset is
  • Demonstrate how to encourage a Growth Mindset in yourself and your students.
  • Identify when you and your students are working in the learning zone or the performance zone.
  • Be able to apply Growth Mindset techniques in all aspects of your school.

Requirements

  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Use of pc or tablet
Revision, Reflection and Resilience During Examination Time

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +3)

Overview
Examination time can be really challenging for some students. They may achieve well during classroom lessons and with their homework, but the pressures of sitting and taking exams can cause stress and anxiety for many. In this session you will learn how to support and shape your learners to experience a success and celebration attitude when taking exams.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about helping students with coping strategies for stress and anxiety.
  • How to use Retrieval Practice in helping them to memorise and apply their learning to examinations.
  • Build resilience in students so that they acquire the skills to be able to achieve and challenge all that they wish for in examinations.
  • Gain knowledge, skills and understanding of how to support students during this difficult time.

Requirements

  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Use of pc or tablet
Strategies for Developing your Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 16th November 2021
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +3)

Overview
Social and Emotional Learning is crucial for student success both academically and emotionally. In this session you will learn how to embed aspects of the SEL Curriculum into your everyday teaching. Developing appropriate balance between academic learning and wellbeing so that everyone feels safe, secure, happy and healthy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discover the elements of success within a Social and Emotional Curriculum.
  • Build a bank of strategies to support learners.
  • See how SEL can aid students to become reflective practitioners.

Requirements

  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Use of pc or tablet
Self-Esteem and Resilience for Learning in the 21st Century

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 12th October 2021
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +3)

Overview
Helping students develop their self-esteem and resilience in facing challenges both in and out of the classroom. From workload challenges to finding wellbeing balance so that they are able to recognize and celebrate their achievements as well as be prepared to face difficulties in the future.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to develop student self-esteem and self-confidence.
  • Build resilience in young people through effective leadership of learning, assessment, praise and reporting.
  • Give students skills and strategies to help them navigate their learning both in and out of the classroom.

Requirements

  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Use of pc or tablet
Returning to School – Supportive Strategies for Re-Igniting Learning and Wellbeing of All

Duration: 1 Hour
Industry Expert: Nina Jackson (Award Winning Speaker – Best Selling Author & Education Consultant)
Date: Tuesday 14th September 2021
Time: 16:00 CY (GMT +3)

Overview
Everyone has experienced difficulties over the past year and a half due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Readjusting to different ways of learning and using the classroom environment to re-ignite relationships and learning may be challenging for some. In this session you will learn about re-integration and the re-alignment of teaching and learning that will meet the needs of your school communities and the students you teach.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discover ways of building on previous teaching and learning relationships so that students can excel with their learning.
  • Understand the importance of wellbeing as part of the learning journey.
  • Be able to adapt to new and different teaching methods that will aid everyone.

Requirements

  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Use of pc or tablet