Matsbraut for non-native Icelandic speakers

Duration: This course has a duration time of four to eight weeks. The full program is eight
weeks. A person's participation is considered satisfactory if he/she/they manage to attend
and participate according to their individualized schedule.
Pre-demands: Some proficiency in either Icelandic or English.
Number of participants: 10 individuals per course.
Main goal: To increase daily activity, a realistic assessment of a person's position regarding
work and Icelandic language skills.
Description of the program:
The main purpose of the course is to mobilize the participants in daily life and activities. The
program aims to strengthen the identity of the participants and promote a positive attitude
towards studies and/or work. The approach is individual, and the content is varied.
At the beginning of the service, there is an interview with an employee from Matsbraut and
at the end, a report is returned to the referring consultant/partner with a proposal for the
next steps.
The course includes:
Work ethic/attitude towards work: Is the individual attending, if not, does he/she report
Cooperation/adaptability/communication: Training in conversation in Icelandic in different
situations. Discussing an interesting topic that appeals to the group, can be a current topic or
something that is trending on social media.
Practical tips for increasing activity: What factors influence occupational skills, health, and
quality of life? An occupational therapist guides and encourages participants to increase
Mental health/exercise: Yoga, mindfulness, meditation, and outdoors/hiking. Adapted to the
composition of the group each time.
Self-empowerment: Increasing belief in one's own abilities. Demeanor (appearance), selfesteem, body language and voice.
Guidance counselor: Individual help with creating CVs.

Hringsjá, organizes the course.

Course registration is made by email It is important to write the name of the course, name and ID number of the participant.

Kindergarten workshop and Icelandic / Kurs przygotowujacy do pracy w prezedszkolu

Are you interested in working in a kindergarten but need more skills in Icelandic? Objectives of the study:

  • Learning Icelandic with an emphasis on vocabulary in working with children.
  • An insight into practices and culture in preschool work in Iceland.
  • Creative workshops where the emphasis is on the use of music in kindergartens, outdoor education, and artwork with children.
  • Vocational training in a kindergarten where students actively participate in daily work, for a total of 4 days. The total length of the workshop is 120 hours. It starts on the 9th of January and ends on the 12th of February.

    Classes will be held every weekday from 9:00 - 14:30

Interesuje Cie praca w przedszkolu, ale brakuje Ci znajomosci jezyka islandzkiego? Cele kurso:

• Nauka islandzkiego z naciskiem na słownictwow pracy z dziecmi.

• Wglad w praktyki i kulture pracy w przedszkoluna Islandii.

• Warsztaty twórcze zwiazane z wykorzystaniemmuzyki w pracy przedszkolnej, edukacji plenerowej i pracy plastycznej z dziecmi.

• Praktyka zawodowa w przedszkolu przez 4 dni Praktyczne informacje:

• Miejsce nauki: szkoła Mímir, Höfðabakki 9 oraz przedszkolach współpracujacych z Mímir. • W sumie 120 godzin.

• Rozpoczyna sie 9 stycznia i konczy 12 lutego. • Zajecia w kazdy dzien powszedni w godzinach 9:00-14:00.

Zapisy do 5 grudnia 2023.

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