This course looks at the challenges of working with 21st Century learners and the living in a VUCA world (with Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity), and the need to promote Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills (Novel and Adaptive Approaches) with learners, as well as developing their own skills.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need a visa. Students from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in the UK. You can check if you need to apply for a visa on the UK Visas and Immigration website.
In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.
|Session One||Session Two||Session Three|
Introduction to the course: objectives and methodology
|What are Future Work Skills and which teaching skills are necessary to support your learners as global citizens|
|TUESDAY||Traditional, transmission-oriented teaching vs a guided discovery approach||Creative thinking vs critical thinking|
Applying Design Thinking to teaching methodology
|Defining and developing critical thinking approaches with our learners|
|WEDNESDAY||Using a problem solving approach in teaching||Creative Core thinking||Exploring practices to promote creative thinking and innovation
|THURSDAY||Exploiting technology and supporting students’ critical appraisal of sources of information||The Kano approach to Delivering Innovation||Types of innovation – incremental v radical
|FRIDAY||The Starbursting approach to problem solving||Brainstorming techniques and De Dono’s 6 Hat Thinking approach to problem-solving||Output:
Personal Action Plan further professional development