Using works of art in the classroom: theory and practice
This engaging and interactive course gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in an international environment with educators from around Europe. You will have several workshops to learn and practice tools that you can use in the classroom immediately. The course also includes visits to cultural spaces, museums and meetings with cultural educators.

You will create lesson plans using artworks which focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing. These lesson plans can be applied to works of art in your home city, or you can use Google Arts & Culture online collection for wider reach.

The course takes place in Venice, Italy. The city has an incredible variety of art in its museums, ranging from Renaissance paintings to contemporary art installations.
AVAILABILITY: PLACES AVAILABLE

DATES 2021: April 5-10 or August 2-8, 2021

DURATION: Seven days

TUITION FEE: 840 EURO / 42 hours

LANGUAGE:
English

LOCATION:
Palazzo Michiel, Strada Nova, 4391, 30121 Campo Santi Apostoli

CALL OR WHATSAPP US: +393202450631

EMAIL: teachers@europeanculturalacademy.com

ORGANISATION IDENTIFICATION CODE (OID): E10166322
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COURSE FEATURES

The course helps you to improve knowledge and get tangible skills in teaching through art. You acquire knowledge and competences that you can transfer to your own practice through facilitated materials and support from the course leaders. You visit the most relevant museums and cultural spaces in Venice.
METHODS & TOOLS
As a teachers you understand how to incorporate works of art into teaching:
  • Literacy
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Local history
4 LESSON PLANS
You become more comfortable developing lesson plans that incorporate works of art to reach your learning goals. You get capability to design lessons that highlight content through art in various disciplines.
PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
You do networking with European colleagues. Many teachers use hands-on opportunities to plan common international projects.
FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY TEACHERS
Primary Teacher Cohort will focus on Teaching Through Art in Primary Education (general, all subjects). Secondary Teacher Cohort will focus on Teaching Critical Thinking and Communication Skills Through Art.
HOW TO GET ERASMUS+ FUNDING?
Your school/company/organisation can apply for Erasmus+ funding to cover most expenses. The funding opportunity is called Erasmus Plus Key Action 1 (KA101 for schools and KA104 for other educators).
See the details below or contact Sara Longo at teachers@europeanculturalacademy.com for guidance.
WHAT IS ERASMUS+?
Erasmus+ is an EU funding programme for education, training, youth and sport.
For more information, go to the the Erasmus+ website here.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Teachers, trainers and school staff, students in pre-primary, primary and secondary education.
Both private and public organisations can apply: schools, companies, training centres etc.

Participating countries: all EU Member States as well as Iceland, Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Liechtenstein, Norway.

FOR BRITISH APPLICANTS: Please consult UK national agency
WHAT IS COVERED?
Your school or organisation can apply for Erasmus+ funding to cover tuition fees, travel and accommodation expenses.
HOW TO APPLY FOR ERASMUS+ FUNDING?
Here are 3 steps to your application:

1. CREATE EU LOGIN. It only a couple of minutes.
Press here to register your EU-login

2. REGISTER PIC/OID NUMBER (Participant Identification Code/Organisation IDentification ). It only a couple of minutes.
Press here to register your OID number

3. SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION. That might take a few days but we are here to help.
Press here to submit online application

Download our Step-by-Step Application Guide

Reach out to our Erasmus+ coordinator Sara Longo:
Email: teachers@europeanculturalacademy.com
Call/Whatsapp: +393202450631

4. DEADLINE
To be announced soon by your National Agency
USEFUL RESOURCES
1. Erasmus+ Guide
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Refer to Staff Mobility (KA1 - Mobility projects in the field of education and training), pp.63 - 70 and to Part C - Information for Applicants, pp. 251 - 270.

2. Quick Guide for Schools Erasmus+
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3. Your National Agency is your best friend when filling in the application. It provides consultations, organises webinars and meetings. Your National Agency has all the necessary information for you to submit a successful application.

FIND YOUR NATIONAL AGENCY
COVID-19 UPDATE
ECA has been carefully monitoring the news and updates in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety and best interest of our students has always been our priority.

We plan to hold all courses in 2021 face-to-face. During the courses ECA follows strict safety regulations suggested by Italian and Dutch governments.

In case of COVID-19 related restrictions we will postpone the course to a later date. You will be able to transfer your participation free of charge. We support your transfer with the national agency.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Amsterdam and Venice and share our love and knowledge in art and creativity. We stay at your disposal for application questions.

Email: teachers@europeanculturalacademy.com
Call/Whatsapp: +393202450631

Warm wishes,
ECA Team
CAN I JOIN WITHOUT ERASMUS+ FUNDING?
Of course! In the previous years we have had teachers from Canada, the US, Sri Lanka and Russia joining the training. You can pay by the course yourself right on the website (look for the "PAY" button in the site menu above)
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