MULTISCALE CIVIC EDUCATION FOR THE EUROPEAN EDUCATION AREA
The Summer training ‘Multiscale Civic Education for the European Education Area’ offers an insightful and stimulating experience to rethink the school curriculum and to renovate classroom practices, methodologies and materials in all disciplinary areas and school levels, from an innovative perspective on civic agency that enhances and reinvigorates XXth Century ‘critical’ and ‘active’ approaches to pedagogical experimentation.
General Course Information
The Summer training is supported by the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme, in the framework of the Jean Monnet Teacher Training project “Multiscale EU“. It is open to in-service teachers of all school levels, from ISCED 1 to 4, and from all EU countries. The course schedule is designed to foster advanced exchanges and engaged interaction with the course lecturers and among participants themselves, along a three-day immersive in-person programme that allows also for extra activities in the beautiful and green location of the Villa Casana park in Novedrate, near the Como Lake. Course activities and participants’ accommodation are provided by the eCampus University facilities. The course adopts a consistent and convinced ‘multilingual’ policy: working languages will depend strictly on selected participants’ skills and will aim at enhancing all mother tongue resources available in the participants’ group. Upon successful completion of the Summer training, you receive a certificate acknowledging your participation. See below for a detailed schedule of the training programme.
Application procedure and scholarships
The Multiscale EU Summer training seeks participants from any EU country who are in-service teachers in the primary or secondary or post-secondary non-tertiary education levels. Up to 20 scholarships are available to cover all costs of participation: travel costs are refunded up to 200€, no tuition fees, accommodation and subsistence directly offered at the University campus.
Submission of applications is open from 1 March 2023 to 30 April 2023 through this online form. Applicants will be notified of their status as a scholarship recipient, alternate or non-recipient by early May.
The selection procedure is carried out by the Multiscale EU project team on the basis of the following criteria:
- Eligibility: candidates must be in-service teachers at ISCED level 1 to 4 in any of the EU national school and education systems.
- Commitment to put in question and to enhance personal civic skills both in relation with and independently from his/her professional role.
- Coherence of personal motivation with Multiscale EU project objectives.
The selection will also prioritize the maximisation of the number of national school systems represented by awarded participants and a viable balance among ISCED levels and linguistic skills in order to allow for cooperative workshops during the training experience. The selection procedure may also include an online oral interaction in order to better assess candidates.