education and training

We love to educate you! Further training and courses.

The man who graduates today… and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after – wrote the american politician Newton D. Baker already about 100 years ago. What was true already these days, gets more and more important today, especially as we are living in a period of rapid technical change. The lifelong learning philosophy is the basis of all our further education measures, independent if for persons that are re-entering the labour market, or for professionals and trainers that want further qualifications. We develop concepts and organise customised further training measures.

This training course is addressed to individuals and organisations who want to make their school more international with the help of EU funding.

It aims to provide European teachers and trainers with specific knowledge, skills, tools and instruments needed to write successful project proposals and effectively manage Erasmus+ projects. In the workshop first networks will be built and concrete applications started.


It covers information about Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 project application and management including ECVET.
This training course will support the participants in gaining the necessary knowledge, skills and competences to apply for and manage successfully Erasmus+ projects.
By the end of the course, every participant will have produced a first comprehensive draft of an Erasmus+ project in the original application form.

• Clear idea about the relevance of internationalization and internationalization strategies including design of an internationalization plan
• Knowledge about the structure of the Erasmus+ programme and its funding options
• Finding and understanding Calls of Proposals
• Understanding of all project related documents

• KA1:

o Formulating concrete ideas, summarizing aims and objectives and writing structured KA1 applications
o Understanding the ECVET principles, being able to formulate learning outcomes and units and evaluating them
o Knowing project life cycles and being able to manage all parts of a project
o Being able to manage the content and the finances of KA1 projects effectively

• KA2:

o Understanding priorities and formulating concrete ideas for and writing structured KA1 applications
o Being able to define relevant intellectual outputs
o Know-how to plan a realistic project budget and understand how to manage it
o Being able to manage KA2 projects effectively

 

Arrival in Leipzig

Living Europe – Internationalisation strategies and funding programmes

• Introduction into the programme
• Getting to know each other
• Expectations of the participants
• Internationalisation: Exchange about possible strategies and formulating an Internationalisation plan
• Outline of the Erasmus+ programme

Sociocultural activity: Guided walk through Leipzig City Center, see the market place with the old city hall, the famous churches St. Nikolai where the Peaceful Revolution started and St. Thomas, where the composer J.S. Bach worked for more than 30 years, Mädler Mall with Auerbachs Cellar etc.
Optional dinner at Leipzig Drallewatsch – an old Saxon term for ‘really having fun’ or ‘letting your hair down’. It is a good mixture of gastronomic history, scene meeting point and cultural tradition.

From Idea to Application – KA1 programmes

• Collection of ideas for mobility programmes and summing them up
• Concretising aims and objectives
• Step by step through the KA1 application

Management of KA1 programmes

• The project is approved – and then? The KA1 project life cycle
• The preparation phase: Selection and preparation of beneficiaries
• Introduction to ECVET: Formulating learning outcomes and designing a learning agreement
• Implementation: Monitoring, evaluation and dissemination
• Final reporting and valorisation

Sociocultural activity: Depending on the time of the year there are different options, e.g. Leipzig from the waterside (discover Plagwitz, the former industrial quarter which turned into an arts scene), visit the Battle of Nations Monument or the BMW production facilities.

From Idea to Application – KA2 programmes

• Formulating relevant ideas, coherent with the Call of Proposals and EU priorities
• Concretising aims and objectives
• Defining potential intellectual outcomes
• Step by step through the KA2 application

Management of KA2 programmes

• Financial management: the KA2 budget and its categories, budget creation and follow-up
• Effective project management: Draft a management plan (content related management, evaluation and dissemination strategies)
• Questions and answers- finalization of the workshop
• Course evaluation
• Certification & farewell

Methodology:

As in all our training activities, wisamar focusses on an active and practical learning experience which the participants can directly transfer to and implement in their daily practice.
The training contents are divided in four parts:

• Introduction into the topic and theoretical background
• User-friendly explanations and practicing (individually and in small groups)
• Reflection on how to apply the learning contents in the own workplace
• Follow-up aft.er the end of the course.

In addition to an active and practice-oriented approach during the training, we foster an exchange of experiences and know-how among the participants so that learning becomes a mutual experience, inspiring for all participants.

Follow-up:

The comprehensive course materials will serve as a manual for KA1 and KA2 applications. In addition we give support via email also after the course when needed.

Course fee: 350 EUR


This training aims at raising the awareness of multiculturalism in a more and more multicultural and multinational society.

Participants learn about the concepts of culture and communication, get to know innovative tools for the work with people with different cultural backgrounds and get an insight about the development of migration in Europe and its legal framework.



This training course aims at helping to overcome technology barriers in educators and improving the ability to interact with the ‘connected’ generation.

After an overview about new learning technologies (including blogs and Edmodo), teachers and trainers have the opportunity to learn how to design a webpage to host educational materials, get an introduction into picture editing and webquests. An optional second week of training is dedicated to design an elearning course.


At the end of this training course each participant will have designed an own website with different educational resources which can be further elaborated in the home country.
You can choose individual modules or attend the whole course.

This training course aims at enabling teachers and trainers in using different e-tools and new learning technologies in their lessons. Generic learning outcomes are:

• Knowing and being able to implement different tools and methods, considering their advantages and disadvantages for a specific content and/or target group
• Understanding how to use social media and blogs in education

Modul 1: Programming a webpage

• Knowing the basics of webdesign
• Being aware of different open source tools for webdesign
• Being able to create a webpage with WordPress

 

Module 2: Picture editing

• Understanding the main requirements of pictures for online use
• Being able to edit pictures

 

Module 3: Webquests

• Understanding webquests and their usability
• Being able to create webquests for the own students

 

Module 4: Design an elearning course

• Being able to design an elearning concept
• Knowing open source tools
• Being able to design an elearning course

Programme

Arrival in Leipzig

New learning technologies – an overview

• Introduction into the programme
• Getting to know each other
• Expectations of the participants
• Why applying new learning technologies?
• Summary of relevant tools and devices
• Social media, blogs and Edmodo

Sociocultural activity: Guided walk through Leipzig City Center, see the market place with the old city hall, the famous churches St. Nikolai where the Peaceful Revolution started and St. Thomas, where the composer J.S. Bach worked for more than 30 years, Mädler Mall with Auerbachs Cellar etc.
Optional dinner at Leipzig Drallewatsch – an old Saxon term for ‘really having fun’ or ‘letting your hair down’. It is a good mixture of gastronomic history, scene meeting point and cultural tradition.

Webdesign

• Open source tools for creating websites – giving an overview
• Start creating a website with an open source tool to host educational materials, curricula and/or e-learning materials

Webdesign

• Continuate creating your own website

Picture editing

• Introduction into basic requirements for graphic materials including copyright issues
• Introduction into an open source picture editing software
• Practical exercises: Edit pictures

Webquests

• Webquests and their usability in the classroom
• Example webquests
• Finding own ideas and implementing them
• Integrate a webquest in your webpage

Day 7 & Day 8: weekend

Proposals:
• Excursion to Dresden, the capital of Saxony and former seat of the king with all its representative buildings
• Excursion to the German capital Berlin: Visit Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, remnants of Berlin Wall etc.

Introduction into e-learning

• Learn the main principles of elearning courses
• How to design an elearning concept
• Prepare a basic storyboard for your idea

Programming an e-learning course

• Introduction into open source tools
• First steps with the selected tool
• Implementing your idea

Presentation of the results and finalization of the course

• Presentation of the website with all its contents to the other group participants: Feedback and ideas for further development
• Questions and answers – finalization of the workshop
• Course evaluation
• Certification & farewell

Methodology:
As in all our training activities, wisamar focusses on an active and practical learning experience which the participants can directly transfer to and implement in their daily practice.
The training contents are divided in four parts:

• Introduction into the topic and theoretical background
• User-friendly explanations and practicing (individually and in small groups)
• Reflection on how to apply the learning contents in the own workplace
• Follow-up aft.er the end of the course.

In addition to an active and practice-oriented approach during the training, we foster an exchange of experiences and know-how among the participants so that learning becomes a mutual experience, inspiring for all participants.
Follow-up:
The comprehensive course materials will serve as a manual for KA1 and KA2 applications. In addition we give support via email also after the course when needed.
Course fee: 650 EUR for the whole course°
Introduction and Module 1: 200 EUR
Module 2: 100 EUR
Module 3: 100 EUR
Module 4: 350 EUR
This fee includes: Registration and tuition including all course materials and certificate of attendance with learning outcomes. The Europass Mobility can be issued upon request without extra costs.
Welcome pack with information about Leipzig guided tour and additional cultural activity including entrance fees

° Discounts are given when min. 3 persons register together

Why attending this course at wisamar Bildungsgesellschaft:

• We are a certified, non-profit education provider. As certified education provider our quality management system is reviewd on an annual basis.
• The training is provided by a qualified web and graphic designer
• We programmed already several elearning courses, also with low budget, e.g. storytelling-online.eu.


This course enables its participants in using the main Adobe programmes, such as Photoshop, Illustriator and InDesign, to edit pictures and create attractive and professional marketing tools.

Real working experience in the future profession enables the learners not only to improve their professional skills, but also their personal and social skills.



The workshop gives insights into approaches for training and support to unemployed adults, combining competence analysis with empowerment and job application training.

The workshop will introduce into the concept, present different competence analysis tools and empowerment methods.


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