Design for Europe – Fondazione Golinelli – Bologna

Discover design thinking for education and how to make the most from Erasmus+


We look for passionate teachers and school staff from all over the world  willing to experience a 4-day internationaltraining, organised in Bologna by Fondazione Golinelli and Uniser, promoted by Forlì Campus of Bologna University with the support of Punto Europa Forlì and Europe Direct Emilia-Romagna.

We will discover together the Design Thinking approach and how to make  the most of it in education and Erasmus + learning mobility projects.

When, where, cost

The training course will be in English and will take place on 25-28 June 2019 in Bologna – Italy.

The participation fee will be 550 euro including hotel accommodation for 4 nights and most of the meals (breakfast & coffee breaks for 4 days, 3 lunches and 2 dinners).
Thanks to the support of Forlì Campus of Bologna University  the participation fee for the first 10 participants is reduced to 350 euro accommodation and meals included.

The training course is eligible to be funded by Erasmus + KA1 mobility grants.

The international summer school is also open to up to 5 italian teachers. For italian teachers and school staff the cost the cost will be 130€ (including training, lunches and coffee break, toolkit). The course will also be available on Sofia-Miur platform.

What is Design Thinking?

In short, Design Thinking is a creative innovation process developed at Stanford, used by different teachers and schools around the world to design human (student) – centred and project-based learning experiences.


International context, capacity building via peer learning , and expert trainers will be the main ingredients of the week. The objectives? To discover the Design Thinking approach for education and to exchange good practices and working tools among practitioners, to develop new partnerships and project ideas, and to get inspired for opening our schools to Europe.

We look forward to receive your registration form!

In May you will be contacted to confirm your participation. The training will take place only if a minimum of 15 people confirm.

Registration Deadline: June 3rd.

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