Best Practices Benchmarking
Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2016
Course : ‘Best Practices Benchmarking ’ .
Course profile (number of teachers attending the course : 3/4 , all of them teachers of English as foreign language and members of the school board and the English department.
-We will follow the benchmarking course with the following topics and visits to schools
Our school has not enough experience how today's key competences, such as 21st century skills, could be taught to students, how work is organized in schools and what the up-to-date learning premises might look like
Our school wants to improve the quality of teaching, studying and learning processes in our school, to develop our work organization better and to explore how classrooms are or should be organized
Our schools wants to achieve a higher level of competences for school staff
Our school want to learn form innovative and educational educational systemes in Finland and Europe
-We will learn the following things :
We will learn in the benchmarking course organised by Euneos including visits to Finnish schools how to improve the quality of
teaching in the benchmarking course: We will learn :
to build standing structures for innovation in our school
• to create a chapter about innovation to school development plan
• to know new methods of in-service training
• to make practical advancement in transition to digital learning
• high quality formats of innovative projects
• new supportive methods for learning difficulties
• to proceed with European networking and community building
We will use the competences and experiences about the the quality of teaching in the ” Benchmarking course”
Our school will use the draft produced as an intellectual output of the course to prepare, process and finalize a new chapter about innovation to the long term school policy plan within six months after the end of the course.
Regarding the need of innovation we will restructure the work organisation of our school and establish new standing structures to guarantee innovative development in school practices.
Transition to digital learning will be fertilized with new ideas and promoted by new approaches
Cooperation and collaboration of European schools will be fostered by closing partnerships with foreign schools
Our school will exploit all new ideas and findings we have learnt to know for our domestic circumstances in school
Our school will enhance our pedagogical structures for supporting students with learning difficulties
Our school will improve in-service training of the educational staff by developing methods of in-house training and digital apprenticeship.
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