Creative Writing at School – Discovering the Enjoyment of Writing


" Creative Writing in School – Discovering the Enjoyment of Writing"

Workshop Description:
Can writing be enjoyable? In what ways can the students' attitude towards the written word be changed? Are there ways to improve the texts produced by students in terms of their creative characteristics?

In the workshop, a multitude of strategies and creative writing activities take place in the enchanting world of literary works and images. (paintings, photographs, images of literary books, photographs, films). They are effective strategies/stimuli of creative writing in school, dominated by unexpected situations/ surprises. The spurs of children's creativity resemble toys and the whole process that will lead to the production of speech is an enjoyable game, away from the knowledge and school everyday life.

Addressed to: A group of 25 teachers

Trainer: Stavros Grosdos

Workshop Day:
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Hour: 16:30-18:30

Duration: 2 hours

Place of Implementation: Cultural Center of Chania and / oronline through the Zoom platform. (The teachers will be sent the necessary link).


A certificate of participation will be given

IT IS MANDATORY TO REGISTER THROUGH THE FOLLOWING LINK (on a first come, first served basis)



Trainer's CV

The Stavros Grosdos holds a PhD in Audiovisual Literacy and Creative Writing in Education (Pedagogical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), with postgraduate studies in The Didactics of Language. He worked as a School Advisor in Primary Education (2007-2018). He taught, as an external collaborator, in the Postgraduate Programs of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Western Macedonia.

His research interests revolve around the issues of language didactics, art didactics, creative writing and audiovisual literacy. He has spoken at conferences and has published numerous articles in scientific journals. He is a scientific associate of the Chania Film Festival in the field of educational and educational programs.

His books: The Festival of Colors (1996), Creative Colored Games (1998), Language and Art (2003), The Stranger, the Other, the Different: Is It Me? (2005), Reading Games and Reading Animations (2011), Creativity and Creative Writing. From child secretary to child text creator (2014), Image and Creative Writing (2017), Cinema and Creative Writing. Film literacy courses (2018).