PRACTICI EUROPENE PENTRU ELEVII CU DIZABILITATI SE..
PRACTICI EUROPENE PENTRU ELEVII CU DIZABILITATI SEVERE
Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2017
In the past few years our school population continuously changed, the percentage of pupils with severe, complex and multiple learning difficulties has become larger, currently reaching 52%.In this context, the need for teachers` training in educational and therapeutic strategies and approaches for pupils with severe, complex and multiple learning difficulties and multidisciplinary teams working is imperious. The project " European practices for students with multiple learning difficulties" aims to improving the quality of educational services for our students. The objectives are:
O1 improving skills for 10 teachers (3 Special Education teachers, 4 speech and language therapists, 3 educators) through training in education, therapy and recovery of students with multiple disabilities (autism, non-verbal students with cerebral palsy, ADHD, genetic syndromes), by participating in job shadowing activities in EU countries, in 01.10.2015-01.10.2017
O2 improving the skills of itinerant teachers through training in the implementation of effective models of inclusive school and social participation, in job shadowing activities in EU countries in the period 01.10.2015-01.10.2017;
O3 improving case management skills and teamwork for all participants in mobility, 12 teachers, participating in various job shadowing in EU countries, on multidisciplinary and integrated approach to cases of students with severe disabilities in the period 01.10. 2015-01.10.2017;
O4 development of language skills for participants in mobility, 12 teachers, by attending language courses and obtaining certification for english language, level B1 in the period 01.10.2015-31.12.2015.
Participants will be selected through a non-discriminatory procedure, within all categories of teachers in the school as follows: 4 speech and language therapists, 3 special education teachers, 3 educators and 2 itinerant teachers. They will be long-term emplyees of the school, have minimal knowledge of computer literacy, English language and communication skills and be able to adapt to changes.
Project activities are: A1. Management team organization. A2.Selection of project participants A3. Preparation of project development A4. Preparing participants A5. Job shadowing activity in 7 flows to famous schools in Europe in working with students with multiple learning difficulties: 1.Elementary School Zahradka, Czech 1-10.03.2016, 2. SPC pro vady cold Zameresim is not AAK, Cehia1-10.03. 2016; 3.Langlands Primary School, UK, 2016. 4. Aradippou Primary School 11-21.04 3 .05.2016 5. Agrupamento of Cyprus 8-15 Escolas of Vialonga, Portugal, 4-14.10.2016, 6. Linn Dara School, Ireland 24.10-3.11.2016, 7.Mozgásjavító 'Kindergarten, Elementary and Secondary Specialized School, Unified Special Education Methodology Centre and Students' Residence, Hungary, 14-24.11. 2016; A6. Dissemination and exploitation of the results A7. Project evaluation. The management team will monitor every activity and involve the partner organziations into monitoring and evaluating activity no.5.
The project results will be 12 teachers with professional and personal skills improved and also in case management and team work, as described in Europass Mobility Certificate , with skills in using English at level B1, all these being transformed into transferable professional credits . Each teacher participant will make a presentation training-workshop to disseminate the knowledge, skills and attitudes (6 workshops corresponding to each partner country). Participants will develop tools for planning the individual learning and for evaluation of students with severe developmental delays, functional tools for recording students progress, a methodical guide for educational and therapeutic activities with students with severe developmental delays, and an operational procedure for collaboration within the multidisciplinary team of specialists in each case students with severe disabilities.
The impact for the next 4 years referrs to ensuring that 90% of the school teachers will elaborate and use individualized educational plans , 100% speech and language therapists will use alternative communication strategies, 90% of school teams will use common tools, 85% of educators will utilize newly acquired strategies for targeted therapy activities such as occupational therapy, art therapy, music therapy, multisenorial stimulation, the rate for students integrated into mainstream schools that have failure in education , fall below 5%, the number of inclusive schools served by our itinerant teachers increases by 20%.
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