Erasmus KA1 Courses - Course Details

Benchmarking Education in Finland And Estonia

Date :01-05 April 2019

BENCHMARKING EDUCATION IN FINLAND & ESTONIA

 

Sessions in 2019

 

01-05 April 2019

09-13 September 2019

 

 

 This course is a kind of teacher training course which aims to observe the Education System in Finland and try the understand the hallmarks of the success they gain.

Our aim

As a course provider, our aim is to enable our participants to learn about the Finnish education system and to bring good practices to their home countries.

All the participants will;

- Have a vision on school system and its quality elements in Finland and Estonia

- Visit Finnish schools, have a chance to meet the teachers and the students and observe their teaching and learning environments.

- Have information on quality plan, inclusion, didactical approaches, special needs education and ICT integration in the Finnish and Estonian school systems.

- Discus the halmark of the education system of Finland and Estonia with teacher and management staff.

 
 
 

Day 1

Activities

09:35-10:15

Registration Introduction to Programme

Building your Learning Portfolio

Preparation for Educational visits to schools

Introducing Observation sheets and personel report forms

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-11:45

 “Contexts4Content”: Images of Finnish Society

Education System in Finland. General overview

11:45-12:00

Coffee Break

12:00-13:00

Specific aspects of the Education System in Finland

 

Day 2  

Activities

09:35-10:14

A train from Helsinki to Mantsala

10:30-10:45

  • Arriving to school and short welcoming words and some basic information about the school

 10:50-11:10

  • Very early luch with class

 11:15-11:30

  • A tour around the school led by some older students

11:30-11:45

  • Break, some coffee etc. at the teachers' lounge.
  • If you miss the coffee at this point because of the tour, you will get it an hour later.

11:45-12:30

  • Visiting classes

12:30-12:45

  • Break, coffee

12:45-13:30

  • Visiting classes

13:30

  • Visiting class, some examples of different drama activities together with the children.

14:

  • Starting at the 14 at the latest, depending at how interested you are about different examples in class. And what ever you want to hear about!

15:45-16:24

Back to Helsinki

 

Day 3

Activities

09:00-10:15

      -    What are the school development plans, curriculum reform in Finnish Education System

      -    Educational organization and management of learning

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-11:45

      -   Class visits

11:45-12:30

Lunch

12:30-13:30

      -    Student in the center.

      -    Finnish School Policies

      -    How to improve social skill at school

Day 4

Activities

05:10 - 07:30

      -    Trip to Talinn

08:10 – 12:00

Arrive to school

- Meet the teachers

- Visit the classes

12:00-13:00

- Talk to Counsellor on the Students’ Coaching in Estonian Schools

- Educational organization and management of learning in Estonian Schools

13:00-13:20

Lunch

13:20-14:00

      -    Activities to improve social skills

14:00-19:00

      -    Small tour in Talinn

19:30

      - Depart for Helsinki

Day 5

Activities

09:00-10:00

Coaching for Teaching and Learning

- the role of coaching

- Teachers’ learning and students’ learning

- Recognising the core tensions in developing teacher

coaching

- Differences in coaching practices

10:00-10:15

Coffee Break

10:15-10:11

Discussing dissemination strategies.

Presentation of learning journals (What have we learned?) EVALUATION.

11:00-11:15

 Coffee Break

11:15-12:00

Certificates and Feedback

 

 

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