Training Courses for Education, Business and the Public Sector
Our team of professionals specialize in different fields and sectors to design, deliver and certify courses and other training
programming that we can offer world-wide. Additionally, we have developed a wide range of external partners, from
universities to accredited professionals, to involve them in the development of materials and delivery of training options
that augment our offerings. Thus, we are able to quickly respond to inquiries and provide innovative solutions to the
training needs of organizations - from education, the public and private sectors as well as business and entrepreneurs,
especially those seeking solutions based in Information Technology and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
Bring your school administrators, teachers and edtech team to learn the latest technologies for collaborative experiential learning
in primary and secondary classrooms and transform learning to meet international standards for technology literacy, knowledge
deepening and knowledge creation.

Venue:  Barcelona, Spain (Catalonia College of Arts, Letters & Sciences)  Tags:  #STEM  #Education  #ICT/CFT

Objectives and Learning Outcomes of the Course:
• To understand the concepts behind UNESCO's Informational and Communication Technologies (ICT) Competency Framework
for Teaching (CFT) for knowledge deepening, knowledge creation and ICT literacy.
• To use knowledge-building pedagogy and methodologies in the classrooms especially around phenomenon learning and/or teaching
by topic
• To implement edtech knowledgeware (Knowledge Forum) electronic workspace accessed via the Internet or hosted on a local server
• To join an international network of teachers, administrators and technicians in a Community of Practice to share knowledge, experiences
and best practice
• To explore rethinking education through OECD's innovative classrooms

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This course identifies the competences and skills that make someone entrepreneurial, so that these can be promoted in organisations,
companies, the education sector and among citizens, as well as toward success in entrepreneurship. This training focuses on developing
capacities to act upon opportunities and ideas, and transform them into financial, cultural, or social value for others. Focuses on mindset
and on developing skills within the EntreComp framework.

AUDIENCE:  Entrepreneurship instructors, entrepreneurial ecosystem administrators, VET teachers, secondary and higher education
faculty, mentors, supervisors, project coordinators, trainers

VENUE:  Barcelona, Spain |  Lisboa, Portugal |  Galway, Ireland   

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
• To understand the concepts behind EntreComp Framework that proposes a shared definition of entrepreneurship as a competence;
• To overcome fixed-mindset triggers to develop a growth mindset that allows a person to take advantage of opportunities
• To understand the concepts behind UNESCO's Information & Communication Technologies Competency Framework (ICT CFT)
• To join a community of practitioners committed to embedding entrepreneurship competences for life into education, communities, work
and enterprise.

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Marketing 101 for
Young Professionals
This course identifies the components of a marketing program that professionals might implement in a variety of
settings, from enterprises to nonprofits, public sector specializations to cultural events. It also prepares participants
to guide their students in a journey of discovery regarding their strengths and talents that will prepare them as future
professionals in this ever-changing field.

AUDIENCE:  Teachers of marketing in secondary education. This course can also serve as a KA1 mobility programme for students.

VENUE:  Barcelona, Spain

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
*  Understand customers and Target Markets
*  Formulate proven marketing strategies by leveraging a marketing program with focus and control
*  Acquire the skills to facilitate learning in preparation of a student becoming a marketing professional

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Knowledge Building in Action partners with European training facilities and partners to offer Erasmus+ Key Action 1 -
Learning Mobility of Individuals. Applications for Erasmus+ funding to cover the cost of courses for school education
faculty and staff, vocational education (VET) staff and adult education staff. are now due by 12. February 2019.

Still need help in crafting your application? Send us a note to our email at and we will contact
you directly with support materials you will need. We work with our partners Global Skills Network, the Erasmus+
specialists in Barcelona, to collaborate on KA1 mobility projects.

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Knowledge Building in Action
It’s a great time to be a female entrepreneur. There are plenty of trailblazers who have fought the battles and have pushed
through adversity to find success in this previously male-dominated field. This course will take a look at successful women
entrepreneurs changing the world with their businesses while exploring ways to empower other women to do the same by
learning how to identify the potential and challenges of becoming successful women entrepreneurs.

AUDIENCE: Instructors supporting young people in building social enterprises that address the societal challenges and social entrepreneurs
wanting to startup a social entrepreneurship venture

VENUE:  Barcelona

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
• Know how to identify the potential and challenges of becoming a successful woman entrepreneur, and develop an entrepreneurial mindset to approach problems from
different angles and from all sides, and learn how to take risks like an entrepreneur
• Learn to facilitate, plan, conduct, document and evaluate innovative entrepreneurship processes with various target markets
• Explore using innovative research methods and work on co-creation marketing processes with various target groups.
• Delve into obstacles to women entrepreneurship by examining case studies.
• Plan document to finalize your strategy
• Capacitate instructors with skills that reinforce self-awareness in their students as women entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurship for Women
Phenomenon Learning (also known as teaching by topics or project-based learning) is a multi-disciplinary approach to teaching
about real-world problems and challenges. Students investigate phenomena associated with societal challenges by asking their
own questions, researching facts, and delivering an answer/solution. Phenomenon learning is an effective and enjoyable way to
earn because it engages the student, who develops deeper learning competencies required for success in college, career, and
civic life.

AUDIENCE:  Teacher training for primary and secondary education, vocational and adult learning, special needs; Careers officers,
educational guides and counsellors; head teachers/principals/managers of schools/organisations offering adult education;

VENUE:  Barcelona, Spain

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
• Introduce participants to the concept of phenomenon learning and help them to implement this pedagogical approach in their own classrooms
• provide concrete examples, ideas and tools that can inspire and support participants to embark on a phenomenon-learning based journey.
*  explore the key challenges related to the implementation of phenomenon learning: how to get students to collaborate effectively and how to
facilitate student-driven activities
* understand the importance of scaffolding in the phenomenon-learning process so that students increasingly develop independence and ownership
over the tasks
*  develop assessment tools and a variety of activities for phenomenon learning in the classroom, including developing lesson plans fo individual
classrooms and for use school-wide
* Understand how media and technology can be integrated into transformed classroom based in phenomenon learning
* develop relationships with experienced phenomenon-learning teachers for collaboration and cooperative projects  

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Customized Courses
Throughout the years we have created customized courses to address specific needs of beneficiaries, These can
be taken online on in Barcelona as a component of a KA1 mobility project. Send us a note stipulating the subject
matter of a customized course you would like prepared.
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Knowledge Building in Action

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The “Four C’s” of Future Education - Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication and Creativity - equate to 21st Century skills,
critical learning skills that are needed for success in school, at work and in life. This course is directed to those who want to improve
their pedagogical and androgogical practices by integrating the “Four C’s” into their classrooms.

AUDIENCE:  Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs); Teacher trainers; Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors; principals/managers/administrators
and head teachers in adult education

VENUE:  Barcelona, Spain

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
* Understand what are 21st century skills and how the “Four C’s” are built into education.
• Convey the importance of teaching the “Four C’s” in becoming a 21st century teacher.
•To become more aware of the impact teaching has on the intellectual development of a learner with a realisation that there are multiple intelligences that can be nurtured
in the classroom
• Facilitate learning that allows students to acquire basic knowledge about critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity, including a practical application of
the theories and techniques in order for participants to development their teaching capacities
• Learn problem-solving techniques that utilise the 4Cs
• Incorporate methodologies in teaching practices such as knowledge building for critical thinking and collaboration as well as videoconferencing for communication

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The general objective of the HOST ERASMUS+ is to strengthen the staff capacities to act as organizers of
programming required of a hosting institution for Erasmus+ Program actions.

AUDIENCE:  Staff (administration, management, and programming) representing institutions from academia, the nonprofit sector and enterprises wanting to host Erasmus+ actions

VENUE:  Barcelona, Spain

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
- to learn from the best practices of the Host institution using the job shadowing model.
- to develop new skills in terms of creation of hosting program for potential clients (including accommodation, placement training, language courses, social, cultural and integration
planning, tutoring, project assessment and final certification).
- to learn how to create a successful Internship programs, Job shadowing training and Erasmus KA1 courses for VET teachers/staff of educational institutions, students,
as well for adult learners.
- to be able to create a network of international partners and an on-going process of transnational experiences exchange.
- to learn about practical creation of trainings, internships and job shadowing programs, logistics, marketing and other daily activities as employees in Hosting institution

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The 4Cs of Future Education:
Critical Thinking
Social entrepreneurship relates to doing good in a sustainable manner. The idea that social entrepreneurs are
fundamental to our society and our ability to provide solutions to the myriad of social problems. Social entrepreneurship
is important within a social context because these activities generate a positive return to society. The difference between
entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship stems from the purpose of a venture; social entrepreneurs seek to transform
societies at large rather than improving their profit margin, as classic entrepreneurs typically seek to do.

AUDIENCE: Instructors supporting young people in building social enterprises that address the societal challenges and social entrepreneurs
wanting to startup a social entrepreneurship venture

VENUE:  Barcelona

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
• Know how to identify the potential and challenges of working in socially-useful sectors, and develop an entrepreneurial mindset to approach
problems from different angles and from all sides
• Learn to facilitate, plan, conduct, document and evaluate innovative social entrepreneurship processes with various target groups.
• Explore using innovative research methods and work on co-creation processes with various target groups.
• Delve into prevailing theories about social entrepreneurship and its context in society by examining case studies.
• Develop skills to disseminate the culture of social entrepreneurship in students and support the implementation of projects
• Capacitate instructors with skills that reinforce self-awareness in their students as European citizens, improve communication and social skills,  
promote intercultural awareness and Improve language skills

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Training for Social Entrepreneurship
Shadowing is aimed at enriching the professional, cultural and technical aspects of a job in education, enterprises,
nonprofits and the public sector. This course offers the opportunity to spend some time abroad  to explore the
training methodologies, teaching materials and tools used to acquire skills and ability to report back to your country
and adopt in turn. The activities foreseen by this path are a great way to expand your network and get new insights
on work and training, taking the best you can get from foreign partners, an experience that is an especially strong
added value for teachers and trainers who can in this way exchange knowledge and teaching methods

AUDIENCE:  VET teachers, secondary and higher education faculty, instructional designers and administrators, mentors, supervisors,
project coordinators, trainers, public sector managers, human resources specialists and career counselors, nonprofit executives and board members.

VENUE:  Barcelona

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
- in-classroom workshops with on-site observation;
- exchange of experiences with foreign colleagues;
- acquisition of new strategies for teaching, evaluation, project management
- acquire skills, techniques and methods to be applied concretely in activities and to facilitate the exchange of experiences and good practices.
- stimulate the use of foreign languages
- group work and collaboration between participants from different countries, contributing to the concrete realization of the much-desired European dimension.

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This course is focused on strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations to host European volunteers to
change lives. It was designed for organizations working with special needs such as physical, mental and emotional
disabilities, conservation and social issues such as marginalisation, as a partnership-building activity. It is specially
focused on explore the possibilities, advantages and concerns of having a European volunteer, regardless of age.

AUDIENCE:  Staff members/volunteers of social enterprises and social economy organisations able to work on inclusion or directly with volunteer pools
(young people, those with fewer opportunities, seniors, etc);  youth workers and grassroots organisers

VENUE:  Barcelona

Objectives of the Course and Learning Outcomes:
- create bridges between the social economy sector and sources of volunteer pools
- motivate social enterprises to host and send volunteers with fewer opportunities
- develop social enterprises skills in Erasmus+/ESC project management, specifically on volunteering initiatives
- support partnership-building activities of potential hosting/sending organisations equipped to support a range of volunteers

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