- 2 credits / 16 hours
Education is at the heart of change in every aspect of our lives. Educational outcomes are probably one of the most difficult to assess and the most vulnerable to rejection.
The training is conducted in partnership with the Institute for Progressive Education and gives 4 credits.
Number of hours for training: 16 teaching hours – 8 attendance hours and 8 hours for individual assignment.
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Key elements of the training
Engaging students in class - Why
Engaged students in class is the key to effective learning
The work of educators is responsible and challenging. They take successful steps to manage the learning process and relationships. The training builds on and complements the competencies of teachers to engage and motivate students in class.
The focus of the training are key aspects of positive education – building a positive learning environment, increasing the motivation to learn and the activity of students, supporting educators to cope with challenges in everyday work.
A common goal for teachers
To provide and train pedagogues how to use techniques for engaging students – games for the beginning and end of the class; roles in class, enabling expression and responsibility on the part of students; use of questions, individual and group tasks; scoreboard and other successful practices.
During the training, educators receive ready-to-use activities.
The effect on the students
The training provides an increase in students’ involvement in the learning process and an understanding of the “what I learn – how I can apply it – what it gives me” relationship.
At the end of the training, each teacher creates an individual plan with specific and ready-to-use steps to engage students in class.
The Interactive method
The practical task for completing the training is the application of practices for engaging students – at the choice of the teacher – within a month, tracking the success of the practice and a report on its use and improvement.
Each participant in the training contributes to colleagues through feedback, suggestions for improvements and innovations.
This is a training program that is entirely focused on the practical application of what is learned in the classroom.
Format: World Café Method - an opportunity for educators to discuss and identify the main challenges, with an emphasis on those related to student engagement.
Objective: To create a plan and specific steps to address each of the challenges identified in Module 1.
Format: Development of a practice for the beginning of the class, the end of the class, and 4 practices for changing the focus and managing the students' attention in case of disciplinary issues.
Format: Training in the approaches of Engaging students to deal with problems students without stress - a short workshop on world-renowned techniques for dealing with difficult students Love and Logic.
Independent task and remote work
The training continues with the performance of an independent task given by the organizers – 16 hours of remote work. The independent task is related to the application of techniques and tools for career guidance in class and is mandatory for obtaining a certificate.
- 16 hours of remote work
Institute for Progressive Education and Edu Compass Foundation
The training organization is the Institute for Progressive Education. The trainers are from the Edu Compass Foundation, which has over 10 years of experience in career guidance and has an author’s methodology “My Career Path”. The methodology won first prize for an innovative method for career guidance of the European Innovation Network 2020, by Elitsa Kostova.
The career guidance methodology MY CAREER PATH has been recognized by the largest organization for entrepreneurship – Founders Institute London, and it has been presented at a number of international conferences.