Innovative Methodologies in Language Learning with a Focus on the Callan Method

This course is designed for language educators seeking to explore, adapt, and integrate innovative techniques into their teaching repertoire.

These courses can also be funded through the Erasmus+ program. For more
information, please contact your National Agency.

Course overview

Welcome to our dynamic and interactive course on innovative methodologies in language learning, with a special emphasis on the renowned Callan Method. This course is designed for language educators seeking to explore, adapt, and integrate innovative techniques into their teaching repertoire. Through a blend of theoretical insights, practical applications, and hands-on activities, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of effective language teaching strategies.

Available dates:
Location: SPLIT, Croatia 


3.6.-.9.6.2024 Confirmed

8.7.-12.7..2024. confirmed

Available dates:
Location: ZAGREB, Croatia 


Courses in July and August start every Monday.

Daily Program

Day 1: Introduction to Innovative Language Teaching

Objective: Understand the importance of innovation in language education and explore various contemporary methodologies.

- Overview of Traditional vs. Innovative Approaches
- The Role of Technology in Language Learning
- Current Trends in Language Education

Day 2: Deep Dive into the Callan Method
Objective: Acquire in-depth knowledge of the Callan Method, its principles, and how it can be effectively incorporated into language teaching

- Origins and Philosophy of the Callan Method
- Structured Questions and Answers: Core Element of Callan
- Addressing Common Challenges in Implementing the Callan Method
- Interactive Callan Method Workshop

Day 3: Creative Lesson Planning and Classroom Management
Objective: Develop innovative lesson plans and effective classroom management strategies to keep learners engaged.

- Designing Engaging Lesson Plans
- Incorporating Multimodal Learning Activities
- Classroom Management Techniques for Interactive Learning

Day 4: Integrating Technology for Enhanced Learning
Objective: Explore the integration of digital tools and platforms to create a more engaging and interactive language learning experience.

- Effective Use of Educational Apps and Platforms
- Gamification in Language Learning
- Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in Language Education

Day 5: Practical Application and Classroom Implementation
Objective: Apply the gained knowledge and skills in real-life teaching scenarios through practical activities and peer collaboration.

- Peer Teaching and Feedback Sessions
- Microteaching: Implementing Innovative Techniques
- Reflective Practice: Learning from Classroom Experiences

Day 6: Cultural Exploration
- Course evaluation: round-up of acquired competencies, feedback, and discussion
- Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance
- Excursion and other external cultural activities

* Notes:
- The schedule describes likely activities but may differ significantly based on the requests of the participants, and the trainer delivering the specific session. Course modifications are subject to the trainer’s discretion. If you would like to discuss a specific topic, please indicate it at least 4 weeks in advance.
●Presentations of the participants’ schools may be divided up and take place after the breaks on each day of the course.

Who is it for?
This Erasmus Plus training course is designed for any individual whose working language is English, be it trainers, school management, administration management staff, marketing advisors, etc.

Language proficiency
This Erasmus Plus training course is best suited for those with at least a B1 certificate. All of the materials will be presented in English.

With the aim to involve active participation and achieve the best learning experience, the course methodology is based on dynamic, innovative and creative methods of experiential learning.
It consists of:
Theoretical work - If you do not know what you are talking about, you will not be able to apply it. Nowadays, more and more emphasis is put on practical learning, yet theory is a necessity. You have to know the background of a subject to be able to pinpoint its challenges.
Practical work - Through practical workshops and interactive tasks you will gain personal experience that will help you understand and implement ideas in your own work.
Coaching - Each participant in the course will get the opportunity to receive direct feedback from our coaches. These individual consultations will result in being able to better position your skills in your respected organisation.

Each program starts on Monday morning and finishes on Friday evening with Sathurday being optional for enjoing cultural activities. Throughout the course, besides training, we will promote professional networking through a variety of social and cultural activities.

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