ENLIGHT joint courses

Teacher Education Plus 2024

Meet future teachers from different countries online, experience a week of on campus program together and create a project in international teams. The objective of the Immersive week is to provide students the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences through interactive methods and guided discussions on the topic of innovative teaching and learning skills with international peers, experts and practitioners.

About the course

Content

In this seminar, future teachers from Göttingen meet teaching students from other ENLIGHT partner universities. They will exchange ideas and experiences through interactive methods and guided discussions on the topic of innovative teaching and learning skills with international peers, experts and practitioners. Further, they can gather virtual intercultural experiences and will visit local schools in Göttingen. After 4 online sessions, they get together for an on-campus week, where they create their own podcast/video on innovative teaching and learning.

Learning outcomes

After the course, students will be able to:

  • Combine professional competence and creativity in a product by synthesizing results, controversies and their own ideas or positions on the topic in media format (podcast or video)
  • Go beyond the limits of their everyday communication routines
  • Experiment with creative aesthetic variants of (media) design

Programme

(As of September 2023, might be subject to changes)

Virtual phase: April/May 2024 (exact dates will follow soon)

  • Session 1: Ice Breaker and Introduction to the Topic
  • Session 2: The Status Quo of Teaching
  • Session 3: Innovation in Teaching
  • Session 4: Preparing the Work Groups

On-site week: 27 May - 1 June 2024 (travel days excluded)

  • Sun 26/5: Arrival and Welcome (travel day)
  • Mon 27/5: Group Work Phase 1 & Teambuilding
  • Tue 28/5: Visit at a local school & Group Work Phase 2
  • Wed 29/5: Workshop at the Forum Wissen & Group Work Phase 3
  • Thu 30/5: Field Trip
  • Fri 31/5: Visit a local school & Final Group Work Phase
  • Sat 01/06: Students’ presentations
  • Sun 02/06: Farewell and Departure (travel day)

On students’ demand: Extra online Session before the submission of the portfolios

Assessment

Portfolio: 3 pages, English, submitted via e-mail.

Lecturers

    Practical Details

    Courses – Focus area: Equity, Global Engagement
    Study Field: Social Sciences
    Type: intensive programme
    Format: Blended
    Host: University of Göttingen
    Course dates: Online May/April (Onsite: 27 May -1 June 2024)
    Apply by: 15 November 2023 (unless instructed differently by your home university)
    ECTS: 4
    Number of places available: Up to 30 places, at least 3 places per university
    Level: Bachelor, Master