Conference EDUvision 2019

November 28-30, 2019

M hotel, Ljubljana


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MINDFULNESS AS A WAY OF NON-FORMAL EDUCATION

Introduction
This course has been created for teachers and pedagogical staff who want to learn more about Mindfulness approaches to teaching, Mindfulness practice and of different Mindfulness techniques, how it can bring benefit to students and teachers and pedagodical staff, moreover how it can be integrated into the school settings.

Target audience
This course is aimed at teachers and pedagogical staff from primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs education, kindergarten and to all who want to create more engaging units for their learners.

Methodology
Methodology is based on theoretical input, presentations of examples of good practice as well as demonstrations and experience comparisons and in the most part practical learning by doing approach.

Objectives ­
  • Understanding of how Mindfulness can benefit the entire school community. ­
  • Introducing the concept and practices of Mindfulness input to classrooms. ­
  • Being more aware (inside out learning) at the individual and at the group level. ­
  • Potential of Mindfulness for well-being and learning. ­
  • Developing communication, collaboration, presentation, problem solving, negotiation, critical and creative thinking skills. ­
  • Providing and exercising creative ideas and practical resources for successful implementation.
  • Promoting intercultural awareness.

Sessions planned


Venue:
  Ljubljana, Slovenia (M hotel, Derčeva ulica 4)

     
 Ljubljana with a castle  Lake Bled  Izola
     
 Postojna cave  Mountains  Mindful moment

Dates:
   - July 7 - 11, 2020,
   - October 25 - 31, 2020,
   - July 4 - 10, 2021,
   - November 2 - 8, 2021.

Draft daily programme

Day

Mindfulness as a Way of Non-Formal Education                       

1. Sunday


Introduction of the programme
Warm-ups and ice-breakers
Introduction of participants, countries, schools
International cultural evening

2. Monday


Mindfulness teambuilding activities
Introduction to Mindfulness and creative thinking 
Presentation of the participants’ experiences, school settings

3. Tuesday


NLP techniques and workshops
Getting to know the beauties of Ljubljana, cultural evening

4. Wednesday


Mindfulness in classroom, meditation and practice
Drama and theatre games

5. Thursday


Teambuilding and networking, non-formal activities with a cultural excursion and Mindfulness practice outdoors

6. Friday


Mindfulness and the outdoor education
Online tools for collaboration in educational outdoor education, eTwinning, School Education Gateway

7. Saturday


Presentation of outcomes
Further international collaboration opportunities
Evaluation and certification
Closing session



Course fee: 490 EUR per participant + 110 EUR for social programme
* 22% VAT is included.

Language of the course
The course is held in English.

Number of participants:  20

Certificate
Each participant will get a course attendance certificate and the Europass Mobility Document.

About us (Team / Organizer)
Eduvision is an organization which main purpose is to train and educate teachers and educators in school settings (kindergartens, primary schools, secondar schools, high schools, universities). We connect experts, teachers and practitioners to share their knowledge, experience, innovations, good practices and new approaches to teaching at different international conferences and seminars.
In the past decade several international scientific and professional conferences were organized:
   - EDUvision (Modern approaches to teaching the coming generation)
   - Mindfulness (Be Mindful, Teach Mindfully, Teach Mindfulness)
   - Infokomteh (Implementation and use of ICT in the classroom)
A great emphasis is put on training teachers and educators by the help od professional training courses on recognizing and learning different strategies of teaching the learning and behaviorally challenging children, special needs students such as autism, ADHD,... and last but not least authority problems.

Registration

Please, register not later then
   - June 16, 2020  (for training course on July 5 - 11, 2020)
   - September 25, 2020  (for training course on October 25 - 31, 2020)
   - June 4, 2021  (for training course on July 4 - 10, 2021)
   - September 30, 2021  (for training course on November 2 - 8, 2021).


Pre-registration is possible by e-mail info@eduvision.si.

Please, do not hesitate to obtain all information about registration and logistics by e-mail: info@eduvision.si