Early years : Discovering, learning and creating with all the senses
Lesson plans :
Self reflection :
Journalist of the day :
Children feedback :
Objectives ?
Discovering an environment through all senses and creativity for future early years teachers and in a second step with children under 6.
Creating a “tool box” of ideas that can be used with children; using the personal experience in the home institutions, the experience gained during the IP on the field and taking the most from the lectures provided by experts from the different partner institutions.
Being able to document one’s development throughout the project.
When ?
Arrival : Sunday afternoon 11 March 2012
Students will be welcomed at the station in Namur.
Departure : Friday afternoon (after 14.00) 23 March 2012
Students have to stay for the whole duration of the programme.
Where ?

In Belgium, in the province of Namur, in a small village Gesves / Haugimont.
On the border of a village, next to fields and forests.
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Participants ?
Students who study to become early years teachers (for children from 2 ½ to 6)
Students who are motivated by an international experience, who are open to others and otherness
Students who are keen on meeting others
Students who are curious about human, environmental and professional discoveries
Language(s) ?

English (and French)
It’s a French-speaking area, that means that the pre-school children you will work with speak French.

2 credits are awarded for the participation.
A certificate is given to each participant.
=> Living together and doing things together create links and enable relationships.
- In a big house with common rooms (dining-room, classrooms)
- Dormitories and shower rooms to be shared with other students
Meals are prepared by the students / teachers.