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iEARN Workshops Fall 2012

Calendar icon 13 - 18 October 2012
iEARN, the International Education and Resource Network, is a non-profit organization, made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 130 countries. iEARN’s vision is ‘To enable young people to undertake projects designed to make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people’. In March 2008 ROTA became the representative of iEARN in Qatar. Since then, more than 400 teachers from 80+ schools in Qatar has attended ROTA’s iEARN-Qatar workshops, and participated in a variety of iEARN projects with their students.

iEARN Open House 2012 Gallery iEARN, the International Education and Resource Network , is a non-profit organization, made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 130 countries. iEARN’s vision is ‘To enable young people to undertake projects designed to make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people’. In March 2008 ROTA became the representative of iEARN in Qatar. Since then, more than 400 teachers from 80+ schools in Qatar has attended ROTA’s iEARN-Qatar workshops, and participated in a variety of iEARN projects with their students.

iEARN projects take on many different forms, but most are rooted in the pedagogy of Project-Based Learning and result in a range of collaborative final “products” or project outcomes that are shared between the participants

In addition to connecting students’ learning with local issues and meeting specific curriculum needs, every iEARN project should answer the question, “How will this project improve the quality of life on the planet?”

Workshops Schedule

Workshop A

Introduction to iEARN projects

Date: Saturday, 13 October 2012

Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

The aim of this workshop is to introduce iEARN and iEARN projects, and enable experienced teachers to implement iEARN Projects into their classroom and collaborate online with members of the iEARN Community.

Workshop Goals:

•  Discover what iEARN and iEARN projects are

•  Implement an iEARN project with your students

Workshop B

iEARN-Qatar and the ROTA Knowledge Network

Date: Thursday, 18 October 2012

Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

This workshop will focus on providing teachers with all the necessary tools and support to successfully implement iEARN Projects in their classrooms. Teachers will develop their knowledge of Project-Based Learning (PBL) as well as project planning. They will also become members of the ROTA Knowledge Network community, create an Online Project Portfolio and benefit from the online support of community.

Workshop Goals:

•  Develop and plan an iEARN project

•  Apply PBL in an iEARN project

•  Use the ROTA Knowledge Network website and join the online professional development course

 

 

Impact

"Humanity will not overcome the immense challenges we face unless we ensure that children get the quality education that equips them to play their part in the modern world." -- HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Surpassing

12.8 million

enrolment commitments for OOSC

9,099

Scholarships

89.5%

retention rate

395,558

Teachers trained

45,000

schools and classrooms