My trip to Santa Colo

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When I was offered the opportunity to go on this educational trip to Barcelona I was excited for it straight away. I was really eager to tell the students over there all about the SWITCH project that I had been part of this year. There was me, two other students and a group of teachers that went to give and receive insight on teaching and learning in both Halesowen and Santa Coloma. Continue reading “My trip to Santa Colo”

English & Maths

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I’m not the best person to give my opinion when it comes to GCSE English and maths because I went to high school in Spain and the education system there was quite different. In Spain GCSE’s don’t exist, our equivalent to high school was going to ESO. Where you did subjects that didn’t really have a name like GCSE’s have. They were just subjects at ESO level. Continue reading “English & Maths”

Translating

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For this task I was asked to translate a transcript for a ‘Mentoring Programme’ which consisted of a 14 page document that I translated from English to Spanish. For this I teamed up with one of my classmates; I translated the first half and he translated the second. This made it a lot easier because I only had 7 pages to translate. Continue reading “Translating”

Learning Online

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For this task I took a course on the FutureLearn learning site. We were shown important aspects of online learning. Like how to organise your information, online terminology, different online sites we can use to learn, how to get involved and the importance of not offending anyone with your posts. We were given videos to comment on, quizzes to do, and the opportunity to interact with others and have debates with them about the subject matter. Continue reading “Learning Online”