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Inclusive education: tackling with classroom diversity and early school leaving training course by IDEC in Greece

Inclusive education: tackling with classroom diversity and early school leaving

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Scope

Managing diversity in classrooms, supporting all students with individual education plans, prevention of early school leaving.

ECVET points: 3.5

Target groups

Staff at all types of education and training organizations:

  • Directors / headmasters
  • School psychologists and counselors
  • Administrative staff
  • Teachers / trainers

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the training course, the participant is expected to:

  • Understand diversity and identify students with learning difficulties
  • Be able to determine students individual learning needs and appropriate methods of assessment
  • Be able to design curricula and lessons to support all students
  • Be able to draw individual education plans
  • Master different teaching and learning techniques, responding to different individual needs
  • Be able to collaborate with the education community and with parents to support all students
  • Develop plans for preventing early school leaving

Methodology

  • Presentations
  • Examples and case studies
  • Workshops and exercises facilitated by the trainer

Thematic units

  • Diversity in classrooms: supportive and inclusive education
  • Assessment for learning
  • Curriculum design and programming to support all students
  • Individual Education Plans
  • Effective teaching and learning: Supporting all students
  • Monitoring, recording and reporting student learning
  • Working collaboratively with families, the school community and allied professionals
  • Using the knowledge in your own school

Learning material

The learning material consists of presentations and support material. The learning material will be available on-line in English language.

Trainer

Betty Aggeletaki. Adult trainer, psychologist counselor, special education specialist.

Cost

Tuition fee: 350 euro per person
The cost includes the learning material and the certificates: Certificate of completion, Europass Certificate Supplement, Europass Mobility
Organisation fee and cultural activities: 80 euro per person (Not applicable for the courses organised in Isthmia.)
The cost includes the coffee breaks, a walking tour of Piraeus and welcome dinner and a cultural tour of Athens, visit to Archaeological sites and common dinner in Athens. The cost of local transportation and the entrance fees to sites and museums are not included.
The cost can be funded by Erasmus+ programme KA1 mobility of staff.

Further information

Lila Anthopoulou, tel: +30 2104286227, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Indicative training programme

Day 1
Presentation of participants
Expectations from the training course
Introduction to the training course, syllabus, methodology, learning outcomes
Diversity in classrooms: Supportive and inclusive education
The term ‘inclusion’ and its historical development.
Terms used when catering for students with special educational needs.
Insight into coping with a learning difficulty.
Activity: Ways in which learning difficulties and disabilities impact on the learning of students.
Assessment for learning
How to determine a student’s learning needs, using multiple sources of information.
How to determine which form of assessment is appropriate for different learning tasks.
The process of ‘curriculum-based assessment’.
Day 2
Curriculum design and programming to support all students
Different models of programming to support the learning of all students.
Devise a model of programming and reflect on classroom practice.
Understand the range of differentiation options available for meeting the needs of students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Individual Education Plans
Purpose of Individual Education Plans (IEP).
How to manage the process of developing an IEP for a student.
Identification strategies for involving others in the development of an IEP.
Identification of school structures and processes that support the dynamic use of an IEP.
Activity: Developing Individual Education Plans
Day 3
Effective teaching and learning: Supporting all students
Processes for effective teaching.
Meaning of ‘effective instruction’ and ‘explicit teaching’.
Strategies that can be used to enhance teaching and learning for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Understand what is meant by ‘strategy instruction’.
Identification of the strategies that can be used in classrooms.
Day 4
Monitoring, recording and reporting student learning
Processes for monitoring and reporting student learning.
How evidence from student learning maybe used to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching.
Processes for monitoring and recording.
Identification of a range of reporting approaches that provide rich information to families about their children’s learning.
Activity: Early school leaving prevention plan
Working collaboratively with families, the school community and allied professionals
The nature and value of collaborative relationships.
Features of effective collaborative relationships.
Ways of working with para educators.
Ways of effectively collaborating with other educators and allied professionals.
Day 5
Using the knowledge in your own school
Reflect on the practices in your classroom and school.
Develop an action plan for your classroom and school.
Identify sources of support.
Reflexion - evaluation of the training course
Certificates – Europass Mobility
Closure and farewell

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Training sessions

Location Dates
Piraeus 27-31/3/2017
Glyfada 5-9/6/2017
Isthmia 24-28/7/2017
Athens 13-17/11/2017
Glyfada 23-27/7/2018

Testimonials

I think the course was perfect. Thank you!

Nijole, Siauliu "Romuvos" gimnazija, Romania

The seminar covered my expectation and gave more contents in addition.

Gabriella, IISS "M. Bellisario", Italy

The trainer of the seminar was excellent. Everything was great!

Marijana, Pujanke Elementary School, Croatia

Good training in a friendly context. Very good organization.

Marie, Haute Ecole Albert Jacquard, Belgium

I enjoyed, thank you.

Biljana, Primary school "Lazo Angelovski", Macedonia

I enjoyed it!

Zoja, Kauno A. Puškino gimnazija, Lithuania

Overall impression is very good.

Nina, Kauno A. Puškino gimnazija, Lithuania

This course was very good for me. I have many new ideas.

Guntars, Aglona Boarding Secondary school, Latvia

Thanks a lot! I felt good, safe, and got inspired.

Ann, vzw KBS (Katholieke Basisscholen Schoten), Belgium

Very good. Will recommend to my colleagues.

Maritta, Oppimis- ja ohjauskeskus Valteri, Mäntykangas, Finland

Business Hours

We are available to reply 
to any question 8 Hours a day

Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Weekend: Closed

Easter (14-17/4/2017): Closed

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