Start date: 01 Aug 2016,
End date: 31 Jul 2018
Nösnäsgymnasiet work strategically with internationalization for both staff and students. For this year's application has the following development areas been identified; - Increase the quality as well as work on new methods in education which, in turn, will discourage early school leaving and exclusion. This will be achieved through participation in different courses. Participants will be selected by the principals. Language teachers (3 pieces) as well as special education teacher (2 pieces) will participate in the training courses. These courses are organized in Scotland, England, Ireland and Finland. The courses include the development of teaching methods, English in education for students with special needs as well as how they in Finland has reached such good results within the schools. - Implement a change concerning the programs which focus on math, science and technology when it comes to teaching methods, the job shadowing will take place at Bohuntschool, England. To Bohunt all teachers (20 pieces) within mathematics, science and technology will job shadow for five days over a two year period. Since the school in England are in the top place when it comes to the results in these topics we like to find out more about what makes the school so successful. This knowledge will the teachers receive through job shadowing. - Developing teachers' skills in information technology. The ICT educationalists at school (5 pieces) will job shadow colleagues in Oslo, Norway, which has extensive experience of one-to-one teaching methods and also other methods of using the computer as a tool in teaching. Nösnäsgymnasiet must develop the use of the computers and get new inspiration for both students and teachers. The results of these activities will be increased competence relating to language, the ability to understand teaching methods in different countries and what it is that gives the successful results, new methods and teaching way. In the long term, the increased skills of staff will give higher proportion of students to achieve even better results In conclusion, the project will contribute to the EU's specific goals within the school grounds with improving quality and performance in learning, as well as the Swedish goal to increase the skills of educational staff, increasing the capacity of basic skills-mathematics and science as well as discourage early school drop-out.
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