INSTITUTION ORGANIZING THE TRAINING
Hellenic Adult Education Association is a Non-Profit Organization specialized in learning for change and art-based learning. H.A.E.A. has organized three international conferences on transformative learning, as well as a wide number of European and ERASMUS programmes and projects. Especially, the e-learning programme “Transformative Learning through the Use of Aesthetic Experience” is under the auspices of UNESCO.
The Summer School/Course is addressed to academics, researchers, school teachers, adult educators, trainers and students of humanities and arts. It is also targeted at anyone interested and fascinated by classical and education studies and arts. No prior knowledge of classical literature and the arts is required though.
Participating in this Summer Course, the trainees will be able to upgrade their skills by mastering an innovative method: The use of works of fine arts, literature and ancient drama.
The participants will be provided with stimuli that will enable them to thoroughly understand and enjoy art and more particularly Ancient Drama. Moreover, they will practise in a way to critically approach social, moral, and philosophical issues, such as discrimination, domination, race/ethnicity and gender. Finally, those who teach will enrich their educational skills in order to encourage the development of critical and creative thinking of their learners through working with Art.
The basic themes of the Course will be as follows:
- The notion of Critical Thinking
- Transformative Learning
- Contemporary Critical Educational Theories
- The Use of Arts in Education
- Ancient Drama, now and then
- Innovative teaching approaches