Educational Psychology for Teachers

This course is specifically designed to empower educators with a deep understanding of educational psychology principles and practical strategies to enhance their teaching effectiveness. Educational Psychology is the cornerstone of effective teaching. This course is designed to equip teachers with the knowledge and practical skills derived from educational psychology, enabling them to create more engaging and inclusive learning environments. Through five comprehensive lessons, educators will explore key theories, principles, and strategies that can be applied directly to their teaching practices.

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the Role of Educational Psychology: Grasp the significance of educational psychology in effective teaching and its potential impact on student learning.
  • Explore Human Development and Learning: Examine theories of human development and learning, applying them to different age groups and adapting teaching methods accordingly.
  • Master Motivation and Classroom Management: Develop skills to motivate students intrinsically, manage classroom dynamics effectively, and create a positive and engaging learning environment.
  • Enhance Assessment and Evaluation Techniques: Design and implement assessments that align with learning objectives, provide valuable feedback, and drive instructional improvements.
  • Address Individual Differences and Special Educational Needs: Learn how to recognize and accommodate diverse learning styles, collaborate with support teams, and foster an inclusive classroom.

Learning objectives

General learning objectives encompass the core knowledge and skills that participants will acquire, enabling them to apply educational psychology principles to enhance their teaching effectiveness and create more inclusive and engaging learning environments for their students.

  • Understand Educational Psychology: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the field of educational psychology and its significance in the context of teaching.
  • Apply Psychological Principles: Apply key theories, concepts, and principles from educational psychology to inform and improve teaching practices.
  • Adapt Teaching Methods: Adapt teaching methods, strategies, and materials to align with the developmental stages, learning styles, and individual differences of students.
  • Motivate Students Effectively: Employ motivational techniques rooted in psychological principles to engage and inspire students in the learning process.
  • Manage Classroom Dynamics: Implement classroom management strategies derived from psychological principles to create a positive and conducive learning environment.
  • Design Effective Assessments: Design and administer various types of assessments that align with learning objectives, provide valuable feedback, and support student learning.
  • Provide Constructive Feedback: Provide constructive and actionable feedback to students based on assessment results and classroom performance.
  • Support Diverse Learners: Recognize and accommodate diverse learning styles, individual differences, and special educational needs among students.
  • Collaborate with Colleagues: Collaborate effectively with colleagues, support teams, and specialists to address the diverse needs of students.
  • Reflect and Improve: Engage in reflective practice to continuously improve teaching methods and classroom practices, integrating insights from educational psychology.

20/24/28/40 hours 
Course location: Infol – Innovation Training Orientation and Employment
Site:  Athens
Number of days of training: 5/6/7/10
Lesson time: 4 hours 
Language of instruction: English,French, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish,Bulgarian, Romanian. 

Upcoming sessions

Location: Athens

  • Starting on 04.12.2023 – Ending on 08.12.2023
  • Starting on 11.03.2024 – Ending on 15.03.2024
  • Starting on 20.05.2024 – Ending on 24.05.2024