Edu1st.Training

 

 

VESS Trainings

These are the courses currently offered by Edu1st.  

  • Courses and Fees in US$ per person unless noted as a group fee.
  • All Courses available for private contracting, if pricing not listed, please contact us for details. Webinars require a minimum of 5 participants.
Current Courses

  • VESS I - Power of Making Thinking Visible
     
    The Power of Making
    Thinking visible from early
    childhood onwar

    Overview: 
    An intensive course to address the essential skills necessary to be an effective early childhood leader in a 21st-century school. The course spans 5 days and includes afternoon networking and reflection sessions. Edu1st provides highly effective practical training by combining theory sessions with daily access to see the theory in action at our schools. Participants can expect a high level of professionalism and should be prepared to work deeply and collaboratively with their colleagues who come from schools around the world.

    Description:
    This Five-day workshop includes daily presentations, interactive workshops, small group sessions and visits to classrooms featuring students and teachers engaged in thinking routines and other strategies to encourage thinking in the classroom. Participants will hear from colleagues and researchers as to the Power of Making Thinking Visible through documentation, Thinking routines, concept maps and the use of the language of thinking in early childhood settings.

    The Power of Making Thinking Visible Institute is an opportunity for teachers and school administrators to engage with the ideas associated with Visible Thinking, Culture of Thinking, Artful Thinking and TfU from Project Zero at Harvard University. Although the training is focused on early childhood ages, the theory, routines and strategies used during the presentations and at the schools, are all used in elementary, middle schools and high schools around the world too.

    Objectives:

    Participants will:

    • Learn about Visible Thinking approach and practice thinking routines designed to make students' thinking visible.
    • Hear from experienced colleagues that have been working with the Visible Thinking approach from Harvard University in early childhood settings
    • Visit classrooms to see thinking in action
    • Explore the cultural forces as leverage points for creating a culture of thinking
    • View students' thinking through gallery walks
    • Develop skills in collaborating with colleagues
    • Build lasting relationships with colleagues across the world
    • Leave with an action plan to implement back home

    Target Audience:  

    This conference is intended for early childhood professionals, elementary teachers, and school administrators with a genuine interest in enhancing early childhood education. We highly encourage teams of three or more participants.

    Dates and Times:

    For detailed dates, please see Upcoming Training
    Times:
    Monday: Workshops, plenary and group sessions, 9:00am to 3:00pm - Social Reception, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Tuesday through Thursday: Morning observations at Edu1st.preschools - Afternoon sessions, plenary and group reflection time
    Friday: Closing group sessions and plenary, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Thursday: Special dinner and closing, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

    Other information: 
    Special requirements: In order to receive a certificate of completion, participants must complete the full 5-day institute.
    Supplemental Materials: All registrants will receive pre-read materials before arriving at the institutes. These readings can typically be completed in a few hours. Handouts will be assigned by the instructors.


    Topics:

    • Changes and Challenges of the 21st Century
    • The Age of Intelligence
    • GPS Education, Neuroscience & Brain-Mind, and Education
    • The VESS Model
    • PEP, Thinking as a Pedagogical Strategy and tools
    • Thinking Routines and The Power of Making Thinking Visible 
       
    Cost
    Cost  
    VESS Center
    Dates

    Edu1st Training -Weston Florida

    5 days (includes school visits to Edu1st.preschools)


    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%


    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

     

     

     

    On Site
    At your school location, 3 days.

    Included 30 Participants

    US$75 for additional participants

    Training location, travel, and Accommodation costs to be provided by hiring school

    For every 20 participants, one extra trainer is required.

    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15% 

     

    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    If you are interested in this course please contact us or visit our website

    Webinars
    An online course, 3 days. Minimum 5 participants

    $300
    See discounts

    $180
    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school  

     

  • VESS II - Creating Thinking, Ethical and Sustainable cultures

    Topics:

    • Understanding, Problem Solving & Wisdom
    • Other VESS Tools: Concept Maps, Documentation
    • Habits and Dispositions of mind
    • Culture of Thinking
    • New Thinking Routines
       
    Cost
    Cost
    VESS Center
    Dates

    On site
    (3 days)

    $450

    $ 360
    Group Discount

    English

    Webinars
    Online course, 2 days. Minimum 5 participants

    $300
    See discounts

    $180
    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school

  • VESS III - Leading for Understanding

    Topics:

    • VESS Leadership
    • I as a Leader and an Agent of change
    • Monitoring, Evaluating and Coaching from the cognitive approach
    • Tools leading the change
    • Generating a culture of individual and institutional growth
    • Practicing strategies, coaching
       
    Cost
    Cost
    VESS Center
    Dates

    On site
    (3 days)

    $450

    $ 360
    Group Discount

    English

    Webinars
    Online course, 2 days. Minimum 5 participants

    $300
    See discounts

    $180
    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school

  • VESS IV - Supervision and Evaluation for Learning and Growth

    Topics:

    • Learning and The Arts
    • The teacher, VESS and understanding understanding
    • The professional ethical evaluation
    • Cognitive architecture
    • Building citizenship from the 5 VESS pillars
       
    Cost
    Cost
    VESS Center
    Dates

    On site
    (3 days)

    $450

    $ 360
    Group Discount

    English

    Webinars
    Online course, 2 days. Minimum 5 participants

    $300
    See discounts

    $180
    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school

  • VESS V - Inside-Out, Emotional Intelligence and other Soft Skills that matter

    Topics:

    • Emotional Intelligence and Leadership
    • Start with Why?
    • Developing passionate and committed teams
    • Communication, negotiation and conflict resolution
       
    Cost
    Cost
    VESS Center
    Dates

    On site

    TBA

    Group Discount

    English

     

    Online
    Skype

    TBA

    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school

  • VESS Leader

    Leadership Today, a look at educational change from the leader's role VESS

    Topics:

    • Develop individuals who will become internal trainers of each institution or college. To access each level of VESS training (5 levels) the candidate must meet the requirements specified in the document "Training of VESS Trainers"
       
    Cost
    Cost
    VESS Center
    Dates

    On site

    TBA

    Group Discount

    English

     

    Online
    Skype

    TBA

    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school

  • A21C
     
    Assessment in the twentyfirst century schoo

    Assessment in the 21st century.

     

       
    Cost
    Cost  TBE.Accreditation
     

    On site

    At your school location, 3 days.

    Included 30 Participants

    US$75 for additional participants

    Training location, travel and Accomodation costs to be provided by hiring school

    For every 20 participants, one extra trainer is required.

    $400
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    $295
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    If you are interested in this course please   Contact Us 

     

    Webinars
    Online course, 3 days. Minimum 5 participants

    $200
    See discounts

    $180
    See discounts

     

  • 6 Thinking Hats

     

       
    Cost
    Cost  TBE.Accreditation
     

    On Site

    At your school location, 3 days.

    Included 30 Participants

    US$75 for additional participants

    Training location, travel and Accomodation costs to be provided by hiring school

    For every 20 participants, one extra trainer is required.

    $600
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    $500
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    If you are interested in this course please   Contact Us

    Webinars
    Online course, 3 days

    $200
    See discounts

    $200
    See discounts

     

  • FLEXM
     
    "Flexpertise": Its meaning
    and how to do a reality since
    childhoo
    "Flexpertise":  Developing flexible minds.

     

       
    Cost
    Cost  TBE.Accreditation
     

    On Site

    At your school location, 2 days (includes school visit to Edu1st.preschool)

    Included 30 Participants

    US$75 for additional participants

    Training location, travel and Accomodation costs to be provided by hiring school

    For every 20 participants, one extra trainer is required.

    $350
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    $295
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    If you are interested in this course please   Contact Us 

    Webinars
    Online course, 2 days.

    $200
    See discounts

    $180
    See discounts

     

     

  • CLIS
     
    Cultures of learning and
    Instructional Supervisio
    Cultures of learning and Instructional Supervision.

     

       
    Cost
    Cost  TBE.Accreditation
     

    On Site

    At your school location, 4 days.

    Included 30 Participants

    US$75 for additional participants

    Training location, travel and Accomodation costs to be provided by hiring school

    For every 20 participants, one extra trainer is required.

    $500
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    $350
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    If you are interested in this course please Contact Us
     

    Webinars
    Online course, 2 days.

    $300
    See discounts

    $200
    See discounts


     

  • STP
     
    Strategic Thinking and
    Strategic Planning at schoo
    Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning at school.

     

       
    Cost
    Cost  TBE.Accreditation
    Dates

    On Site
    4 days

    $500
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    $350
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    No Date

    Webinars
    Webinars or in school site, 2 days.

    $300
    See discounts

    $200
    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school

  • SM21C
     
    Manage and administer a
    school of the 21st centur
    School Management in the 21st century.

     

       
    Cost
    Cost  TBE.Accreditation
    Dates

    On Site
    4 days

    $500
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    $350
    Group Discount 3 participants 10%, 10 participants 15%

    TBA

    Webinars
    Webinars or in school site, 2 days.

    $300
    See discounts

    $200
    See discounts

    Coordinate with each school

  • Q&A
       
    Cost
    Cost  TBE.Accreditation
    Dates

    Webinars
    Webinars or in school site. 1 hour of questions and answers.  Free topic directed by the interests of each school.

    $200

    Free

    Coordinate with each school

 

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