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Erasmus+ | Shadowing Project-based Learning

At a glance

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    Course Location

    Dublin and Athlone

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    Course Dates and Prices

    Please check Erasmus+ calendar

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    1 week programme

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    Arrival days

    Saturdays and Sundays

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    Group Size

    Individual bookings, groups up to 4 only on request

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    Student Age

    Varies from 22 to 65

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    Individuals and Groups

    Individual - check learner profile. Closed group on request, view sample schedule below

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    Entry Requirements

    Minimum level of English:
    B2, upper-intermediate

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    Cultural Activities

    2 teacher-led activities included per week yoga/meditation per week

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    Comfort hotel, residence and host family options

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    Public transport(if required) and airport transfers included in Erasmus+ package price

Course Introduction: Shadowing Project-based Learning

Participants take an active part in the delivery of our courses and collaborate with our experienced teaching staff in the planning and delivery of a technology-enhanced, project-based language programme for our second-level students. This includes being part of our teacher briefings before the classes start.

Aim: To shadow Future Learning teachers to see how they use project-based learning for English language teaching. This involves techniques for getting students to work together in teams of 3 to 4 on a series of tasks leading up to the production of a digital product, such as a video, which they present at the end.

Learner Profile

Learner Profile: Primary and Secondary Teachers seeking to learn new techniques that they can adapt in their own classroom at home. This shadowing opportunity is available to participants who:

  • are coming as part of a closed school group
  • have full police clearance and are shadowing another FL mini-stay group
  • are willing to shadow our project-based teaching methodology in our adult course

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will have had practical experience of

  • planning for project-based learning (PBL) and adapting to resources and student needs
  • incorporating language outcomes into the project
  • setting a meaningful question or problem
  • selection of the end product for teams
  • classroom layout and team sizes
  • feedback and assessment for learning in PBL
  • drawbacks and challenges in implementing PBL
  • managing activities and deadlines
  • managing teamwork and fostering collaboration skills
  • creating a sense of project ownership and assigning roles

Shadowing Project-based Learning
Sample Schedule for Mornings or Afternoons*

*Please note the actual morning or afternoon schedule will be confirmed to participants one month in advance of the course start date

Shadowing Project-based Learning

Future Learning’s Erasmus+ PIC


Our Participant Identification Code (PIC) identifies Future Learning as an Erasmus+ training provider. We would be happy to work with your institution to develop an Erasmus+ project which includes our teacher training course and that will attract EU funding for professional development through your national agency.

Future Learning’s OID Number


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