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Empowering Youth Through Digital Literacy and Civic Engagement in Sicily

THE PROJECT In the heart of Messina, the Sicily Digital School initiates the project “Empowering Youth Through Digital Literacy and Civic Engagement in Sicily” aiming to tackle concrete challenges: high youth unemployment and a widening digital divide. The project seeks to equip young people with essential digital skills and foster active civic participation, aligning with […]

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Public Speaking and Effective Communication

Why Take This Course If you’re looking to acquire the essential skills for clear, engaging, and effective communication, our introductory course is the ideal choice. We’ll explore the dynamics of engagement and storytelling, providing you with practical tools to build successful conversations. This course offers immediately applicable advice, focusing on developing persuasive dialogues and impactful

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DEBATING

Debate in Italian schools serves as both a curricular and extracurricular training pathway. Through formal debate education, students learn to consider opposing viewpoints, gather adequate documentation, and organize arguments to support a thesis. Preparation and execution of debates involve anticipating the mental, formal, and emotional processes of the opposing side. Debate teaches students to understand

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Promoting creativity, critical thinking and problem solving in the classroom

This course aims to provide participants with different strategies, tools and ideas to inspire students’ creativity, motivation, critical thinking andproblem solving skills, with the greter aim to equip them with 21st century competences needed to be managers and directors of their own future. LEARNING OUTCOMES Knowledge Key concepts about creativity and the creative processCritical thinking

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Green skills for education: environmental awareness and sustainability

The role of teachers and education in achieving the crucial objectives mentioned in the Agenda 2030 is widely acknowledged, the classroom beingthe place where societies build their own future. This course is aimed to help teachers to develop students’ forward-looking skills enabling them to face the real-world challenges of today and tomorrow, modeling in their

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The power of game-based learning and gamification

This course aims to introduce the participants to the world of Game Based Learning and Gamification and guide the participants through theprinciples, possibilities, apps and tools that can allow them to address today’s education challenges and to promote participation and motivation. LEARNING OUTCOMES Knowledge The Octalys Model of gamificationGame-based learning principles and typesApps and tool

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Project-based learning: the Project Based Learning method

This course aims to introduces the pedagogical approach to project-based learning (PBL) and its application in the classroom, providing concreteexamples, ideas and tools to inspire and support educators in successfully plan and implement PBL activities in their classroom. LEARNING OUTCOMES Knowledge Key principles, components and phases of Project-Based LearningDriving Question and Mini-lessonsTools, methods and pactices

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Promoting entrepreneurship and developing leadership skills at school

This course aims to equip participants with the needed skills to deliver an entrepreneurship and/or leadership course in a high, vocational or adultschool or to integrate some learning activities and approaches fostering entrepreneurial mindsets and assertiveness in their current courses. LEARNING OUTCOMES Knowledge Entrepreneurship slang and leadership stylesBusiness model CANVAEntrepreneural case studies Skills Develop own

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Dual education and work-based learning

This course allows participants to improve their knowledge and skills related to work-based learning with the aim of fostering dual educationsystems that provide students with work experiences where they can apply academic and technical skills and develop their employability. LEARNING OUTCOMES KNOWLEDGE Basic concepts of work-based learning and dual education systemsFunding possibilities offered by Erasmus+

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