Start date: Sep 1, 2016,
End date: Aug 31, 2018
The CEIP Virgen de la Pena school is located in an area with a high tourist volume during the Summer months. For this reason we have a huge diversity of all different nationalities together with many students from low income parents. Objective. Our project arose from our reflection of the immediate needs of our school to improve students performance, avoid absenteeism and provide a better future for them. Our school has a large diversity of students from very low income families. Our goal is : -To improve our linguistic key competition by promoting teaching of foreign language and diversity of languages.-To improve and learn by means of observation and formation of courses for teaching and learning of the ANL (CLIL)-To promote the ample European vision of language methodology for the teaching and learning of languages.-Training in techniques to resolve conflicts in the classroom and increase motivation. For that reason we have contacted two schools in United Kingdom who are experts in achieving previous projects in this area : Learning in the woods, to increase motivation and emotional and intelligent courses which follow our aim. Description of Activities -2 teachers will participate in a period of observation in St Hilda’s School, in Bushey, UK where they have a great experience in motivational techniques for study and resolution of conflicts ofchildren in 1st grade which would link to our raised target of 10 days ( In October 2016 )- 1 teacher will participate in a course of Methodology CLIL (Semana Blanca 2017)- 1 teacher will participate in a course of study of motivational techniques for students and resolution of conflicts (Semana Santa 2017)-2 teachers will participate in a period of observation of 10 days at Bradshaw Primary School in Warrington UK, who has the experience of the Methodology CLIL and therefore accomplishour requirements to meet our goal. (October 2017) Method The two teachers would need to travel to the said schools where they will participate in the courses. (Dublin and Plymouth) The methodology of the 2 observation periods (job-shadowing) will consist of observing the way this method is used and the tools and techniques used during the activities to improve the performance of the students using motivation and resolving conflicts together with putting into practice the method CLIL. Results and predicted impacts With this project we are confident and hopeful that we can obtain results that will correct and improve the needs of our teachers to serve our students and therefore improve their motivationwhich would at the same time decrease absenteeism, to improve the techniques to avoid conflict together with an increase in the qualifications of our teachers to be able to impart las ANLin their formation of the CLIL methodology.
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