SLAMIT course 2007:
Ennis, County of Clare, Ireland
Monday 5th November – Saturday 10th November
The two previous Minerva projects, SLAM and the GrandSLAM,
together demonstrated that the school library, as a multimedia
and learning discovery centres, staffed with media specialists, ICT teachers
and specialist teacher school librarians, could become an essential focus within
curriculum planning and a central beacon promoting new learning styles and
new processes within the institutions.
Objectives (Course Objectives pdf)
The SLAMIT courses will disseminate and spread the experiences of SLAM and
GrandSLAM, together with that of recognised centres of excellence across
Europe, using tools and learning materials from the projects through workshops,
practical work, lectures and group works, presentation and debate, concentrated
and in-depth introduction to management of school libraries and the use of
information literacy and multi media systems. The course intends to contribute
to escalating and accelerating the establishment and development of learning
centres in the primary and secondary schools. The learning centres are important
catalysts for promoting the introduction of new learning styles and methods
and for the use of ICT in schools.
- To inform participants about new learning styles and methods – e.g.
student directed learning, multiple intelligences, learning styles,
learning strategies, e-learning.
- To demonstrate through evidence of best practice how to integrate
information literacy within daily education practice.
- To advocate the development of school libraries throughout European
- To encourage the integration of school library programmes into the
instructional and curriculum development of the school.
- To promote the professional and continuing education of school library
- To foster a sense of community among school librarians in all parts
- To promote the publication and dissemination of information about
the SLAM and GrandSLAM projects and European collaboration.
- To share information about programmes and materials for children
The proposed course is purposely targeted at headmasters, teachers and
teacher/school librarians, librarians, media specialists and ICT teachers.
The course will take place at Clare Educational Centre, Ennis. The course
will start Monday afternoon the 5th of November at Temple Gate Hotel.
You will be accommodated at Temple Gate Hotel in single rooms. Bus transportation
from Shannon airport to Temple Gate Hotel in Ennis will be organized
on Monday at a specific time based on the arrival time for the majority
of participants. The exact time and meeting points will be published
on the web and by e-mail two weeks before the course event.
Please indicate your arrival/departure time in
the form and send
it to Per Fagerland email@example.com
The conference will offers cultural events based in the Irish culture.
Course Fee / Accommodation and Subsistence
Total: € 1050
Course fee: € 450
Includes course materials, cultural visits and bus transport
from/to Shannon airport at specific times.
Accommodation & Subsistence: € 600
Includes five days in single room at Temple
Gate Hotel, Ennis, all meals
and a social & cultural evening.
Cancelation fee (after 15 October 2007): € 200
Bank account details of course organiser
Bank : Den Norske Bank
Adress : Hovedgt. 35
SWIFT code : DNBANOBBHAU
Account holder : Karmøy kommune, Økonomiavd
Address : Rådhuset
IBAN code : NO17 5337 0447 140
Account number : 5337.04.47140
on transfer : SLAMIT EU221
Instructions for payments
To be paid before 5 October 2007 or by agreement with course organiser.
How to get funded
Application for in-service training (Comenius 2.2)
Normally applications have to be submitted two months prior to the seminar.
For more details contact your national
Comenius Course Database
You are able to find all information about the SLAMIT course at the Socrates
Comenius Course Database.
That also includes bank- and payment details.
Link to Socrates Comenius Course Database 2006 - 2007
Search Course no.: NO-2007-035-001
Pedagogisk Psykologisk Senter, Karmøy, NO
Telephone: +47 52811445 Mobile: +47 97663629
Pædagogisk Center, Albertslund, DK
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