Kickoff meeting

Monday 5/11 - Friday 9/11

Monday 5/11

Leave the station direction "city centre = centrum" , cross the street  (road works going on) and turn right. Cross the street at the traffic lights. The building is slightly to the right: Spoorlaan 171. Announce yourself at receptie for Future Skills. 

Tuesday 6/11

Locations: DNS + De Rooi Pannen

  • 7:45 h: breakfast at "De Rooi Pannen"
  • 8:30 h: departure for "De Nieuwste School"
  • 9:00 h: reception (coffee, tea)
  • 9.30 h: Presentation about "Deep Learning" by Maaike Koopman (Eindhoven University)
  • 11.00 h: Presentation "De Nieuwste School" educational concept
  • 11.30 h: Pupils guide us through the school
  • 12.15 - 12.45 h: Lesson visits at DNS Tilburg, focusing on the learning cycle (John Dewey) and Simulise
  • 12.45 - 14.00 h: Lunch break
  • 14.00 - 14.45 h: Informal school presentations (elevator pitches) and personal reflection time
  • 14.45 h: Hands-on workshop and background information about Simulise in practice
  • 16.00 h: Departure for "De Rooi Pannen"
  • 16.30 - 17.30 h: Tour and inside information about student hotel "De Rooi Pannen"
  • 18.00 h: Dinner at student hotel "De Rooi Pannen"
  • 20.00 h: Round up and feedback.

Wednesday 7/11

Locations: Tilburg (morning) + Leuven

  • 7:45 h: breakfast at "De Rooi Pannen"
  • Transfer to Leuven (Belgium) by train and car between 9:00 and 12:00
  • Lunch at Miniemeninstituut
  • 13.00 h: demonstration "New Way of Teaching" using Office 365 project management tools in room I11
  • 14:00 h: Project meeting (1): finances, planning, responsibilities, reporting in Mobility Tool, eTwinning
  • 16:00 h: Free time + Check-in at the hotel 
  • 18:00 h: Guided tour through the historic centre of Leuven
  • 20.00 h: Dinner in Parijsstraat at Lasagnerie Löven

Thursday 8/11

Locations: Miniemeninstituut + Brussels

  • 9.30 h: Project meeting (2): finances, planning, responsibilities, reporting etc.
  • 11.00 h: Departure for Brussels
  • 12.00 - 16.00 h: Visit to the Future Classroom Lab (Brussels)

12.00 – 12.45 h: Arrival & lunch 

12.45 – 13.45 h: Introduction to the concept of flexible learning spaces, learning zones and active learning 

13.45 – 14.45 h: Activities: exploring some of the Future Classroom Lab verbs 

14.45 – 15.00 h: Break

15.00 – 15.45 h: Creating Learning Activities

15.45 – 16.00 h: Evaluation

  • 16.30 - 17.45 h: Mini guided tour through the centre of Brussels
  • Dinner in Brussels at "'t Kelderke"
  • 19.00 h: Departure for Leuven
  • 20.00 h: Demo session at school (room I3) on AIM, a new interactive learning method for French as summarized in this leaflet in English (also downloadable in Dutch).

Friday 9/11

Location: Miniemeninstituut

  • 9.30 h: Presentation by Miniemeninstituut's pupils about their oppression project (neighbour classes project)
  • 10.30 h: Project meeting (3): summaries, paperwork, distribution of attendance certificates
  • Departures as from 12.00 h
  • 13.00 - 15.30 h: Round-up meeting by the coordinators and junior management pupils: finishing reports, updating website...