20th IPLE International Seminar in Vilafranca
The MAP Classrooms and its pedagogical model debated in the frame of the Catalan educational system.
From 17 to 21 of November vas celebrated in Vilafranca the 20th International Seminar of the Institute for Productive Learning in Europe (IPLE), from Berlin, next to IDAP. The event was took place in the Centre of Vocational Training Francesc Layret and gathered more than 80 people from 9 European countries: Finland, Rumania, Bulgaria, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Netherlands, Germany and Catalonia.
The title of the seminar was “Productive Learning - a new educational approach, new methods and new role for teachers” with a wide programme full of different activities: workshops, key speeches and visits to Vilafranca’s secondary schools and one school from Viladecavalls where Productive Learning is being developing. These visits were specially interesting because the educators could take contact with the students of the MAP Classrooms who prepared for them very good presentations and a very good breakfast.
MAP Classrooms (acronym of Productive Learning Methodology) is being considerate for the Educational Board as a one of the best models applied in Catalonia in the frame of the Open Classrooms for working with disadvantaged students of the last stage of compulsory school.
Vilafranca del Penedès
Catalan Educational System Panel
Educators and students from MAP Classroom IES Alt Penedès