Erasmus+ Training Course

“The Effective School”

   

Program

Day

TOPIC

DETAILS

Monday

11.00-19.00

Welcome session

Welcome, Registration, course documents.

Getting to know each other. Ice breaking activities.

“Great Expectations: Flying towards and landing at the end of a successful course”: Each participant talks about their own expectations of the course.

Participants will go over the entire course program and review the course objectives.

Introduction to the concept and movement of the Effective Schools around the world.

Then, we will be introduced to the teamwork teaching approach that will form the basis of all the team work done during this course. We will also reflect on teams that we have worked in and on what makes a team effective.

Then, teams will proceed with team building activities. Consolidating the group.

Practicalities of the course. Participants will prepare for an oral presentation on the 7th day of the program.

-Reporting on the work done during the day

Welcome dinner (optional)

Tuesday

9.00-13.00

&

14.00-17.00

Foundations of the Effective Schools

-How has it all started?

-Features and Characteristics of the Effective School

-Effective school models

-The EFQM framework

-The OECD future of the schooling scenarios

-Contributions from the participants

-Case studies from effective schools

-Drawing a personal –school quality development plan

-Reporting on the work done during the day

Wednesday

9.00-13.00

&

14.00-17.00

Field study visit Nr 1.

Morning: Visiting a Primary School to discuss about an effective school

Afternoon: evaluation of the study visit. Reflections and conclusions

-Teaching and learning strategies and methodologies

-Diverse teaching-active learning

-Reporting on the work done during the day

Thursday

9.00-13.00

&

14.00-17.00

Field study visit Nr 2

Morning: Visiting a Secondary School

Afternoon-evening: evaluation of the field study visit

-The role of the school leadership

-The future teacher profession

-Building learning communities

-Handling the dropouts

-Reporting on the work done during the day

Friday

8.30-16.30

Field trip

Cape Sounio-Temple of Poseidon(Neptune)-Lavrio ancient mining area

(entrance fee to the arcaelogical site not included in the tuition fee)

Evening:

-Shared vision and goals for an effective school

-Learning environment in an effective school

-Teacher professional development

-OECD Education Indicators in Focus

Afternoon-Evening

Evaluation

Networking

Certificates'ceremony

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