COD 2020 - D287

Promoting Student Agency: It's never been more critical!

Primary and Secondary Heads, coordinators and teachers

4 sessions, start: 12-Aug

Course detail

Year: 2020
Level: Primary / Secondary
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Luciana Fernández
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 4800.00
Non affiliate
ARS 4800.00


Sessions Dates Schedule
1 12 August 2020 Online session
2 19 August 2020 Online session
3 26 August 2020 Online session
4 02 September 2020 Online session


Luciana Fernández

Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English who has been teaching English for the past twenty-three years. She has specialized in Methodology and Teaching Practice and she holds a Diploma in Educational Research from the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education.
She is a Reading and Literacy expert and has been training teachers in this area for the past thirteen years. She is a teacher educator and has designed several presentations and courses for professional development both in Argentina and abroad. Her presentation at ARTESOL 2015 was selected to be presented at TESOL International as a Best Affiliate Session. She is one of the 50 scholarship winners who attended and presented at IATEFL, held in Birmingham in April 2016.
Luciana has been the Head at several bilingual IB institutions in Buenos Aires. At present she is a Learning Consultant and reader for National Geographic Learning and Trinity College London Argentina. She is also a facilitator at ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate), where she trains heads and teachers from the most important bilingual institutions in Argentina.
Primary and Secondary Heads, coordinators and teachers
Get participants to:

- understand what agency is and why it matters.
- explore different ways to promote student agency.
- Explore, discuss and analyze tasks that give students the possibility of choice, voice and ownership.
- Student Agency.
- Voice, choice and ownerhip in learning.
- Active learning: concepts, skills, type of activities.
- Autonomy.
- Complianece.
- Inquiry.
- Curisity.
- Engagement.
- Ownership.
- Self-regulation.
In this distance course participants will:

- read material
- watch videos
- participate in forums exchanging ideas and responding to tasks.
- give and recieve feedback.
- watch practitioners in action.
- reflect upon practice.
- get practical ideas.
Will be specified in each of the modules.
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