Health Care & Sports


This job shadowing program provides educators with the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the Healthcare, Social Care, and Sports & Fitness industries. Over the course of five days, participants will have direct access to professionals in various sectors, gaining practical insights into industry-specific operations and challenges. The program aims to equip educators with the knowledge and experience to enhance their teaching methods and better prepare their students for careers in these fields.

The special focus of the job shadowing is the Mediterranean management styles, structures, and business etiquette that you will likely encounter. 

It is a unique opportunity to observe the daily duties and responsibilities of highly experienced professionals is an invaluable experience that allows you to gain a better insight in how companies operate these days, what needs they have, what they expect from their future employees what challenges or obstacles they encounter in the present day business market. 

 Target Audience: Educators in the following sectors:

  • Dental Assistant.
  • Disability Healthcare Assistant.
  • Elderly Healthcare Assistant.
  • Massage Therapist.
  • Nurse Assistant.
  • Nutritionist.
  • Optician.
  • Orthopedic Technician.
  • Pharmacist.
  • Physiotherapist.
  • Podiatry Assistant.
  • Disability Healthcare Assistant.
  • Elderly Healthcare Assistant.
  • Social Work Assistant.
  • Event Organizer.
  • Sports Instructor.

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Upon completion of this job shadowing program, educators will:

  • Gain practical insights into the day-to-day operations of their chosen sector.
  • Understand the importance of client/patient interaction, empathy, and communication skills.
  • Acquire specialized knowledge related to their respective sectors, such as healthcare procedures, social work, or sports coaching.
  • Learn how to integrate real-world examples into their teaching methods.
  • Establish a network of industry contacts for potential future collaborations.
  • Get a better understanding of how businesses function these days and what skills and competencies employers expect from graduates preparing to enter the labour market in other European countries.
  • Providing opportunities to improve professionally: helping to determine what hard and soft skills one can improve to become a better teacher. 
  • Obtaining a useful networking tool that can facilitate the breaking down of language and professional barriers across European nations.
  • It allows teachers to view work processes they are involved in from a different angle.  
  • Learning practical knowledge and experience thanks to observing professionals within their work environment, which in turn can help to teach in a way that will prepare their students in the best possible way to succeed and be more competitive on the labour market.

The methodology is designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive learning opportunity. The process begins with careful selection of host organizations or industry partners relevant to the teachers' diverse disciplines. Prior to the job shadowing, teachers engage in a needs assessment to identify their specific learning objectives and areas of interest. The program is structured into a 5-day schedule, with each day dedicated to a different aspect of the industry or field, ensuring exposure to various skills and practices. Teachers actively observe, participate, and reflect on the day's experiences, with regular debrief sessions and discussions. This methodology incorporates collaborative learning and sharing of best practices among the teachers, enabling them to adapt and enhance their teaching methods based on real-world industry insights. The job shadowing methodology promotes professional development, industry relevance, and a broader perspective in vocational education.

  • The opportunity to view and reflect on your own area of work supported by the “fresh  eyed” view of the visitor/guest.
  • Understanding and appreciating other needs and priorities outside your established  work role.
  • Developing coaching/mentoring skills.
  • The opportunity to discuss your role and its needs and priorities with others.
  • Understanding why things work the way they do.
  • To provide educators with hands-on experience in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • To enhance educators' understanding of industry-specific operations, customer service, and cultural nuances.
  • To enable educators to integrate practical knowledge into their teaching methods for more effective education.


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Our Pricing

100% funded by the Erasmus+

400 person

Services included

  • Pre-arrival information.
  • Tuition & training materials.
  • Training Certificate.
  • Europass Certificate.
  • Admin & organizational costs.
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