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Start date: Jun 1, 2016,
End date: May 31, 2017
The Project "Learn to be Europeans" is based on an analysis of the results and of the define objectives of the education and learning in The Primary school Námestie mládeže 17 in Zvolen, Slovakia. It's purpose is to extend the professional didactics competences of teachers of the English language in the field of new teaching methods which help to increase the quality of education at the school. The other aims are to upgrade school curriculum with creative teaching methods and CLIL in English language and Biology, the multicultural education, which motivate learners to study English in European multicultural society to help them to prepare for their future career.The aim of the project is also to train and develop their professional didactics as well as practical competencies of the school leadership and management in a field of international educational projects and mobilities. It enhance intercultural competence and awareness of European culture among teacher staff at school. Acquired knowledge on new trends in education and training to implement the modernisation changes in the school.The project involves following activities:Two English teachers will attend structured courses for teachers in cooperation with expert partners in the UK. They will study and train new approaches and methodology in TEFL, for example CLIL. They will obtain incentives for cooperation with schools abroad and they will be competent to use innovative knowledge in teaching process which help them to initiate modernisation changes. They will have also opportunity for post-course dissemination.Two leading teaching staff will complete a structured course in Italy in collaboration with expert partners for developing skills in school management and professional development, acquire competencies for the development and implementation of European project for schools. They will receive incentives to establish partnership with school abroad. Based on the experience and knowledge they will acquire the ability to initiate changes in school environment and disseminating European dimension.Lessons learnt and materials will be incorporated in the school documents, published on the school website and presented at school events with an impact on school teaching staff and the teachers in the local region, dissemination of good practice in regional media - newspaper and radio.The main impact of the project results we expect on the three target groups:Institution :•increasing skills and professional competence development of teachers•modernisation of educational process and cross-curricular •establishing contacts with other European institution •strengthening multicultural awareness and internationalization of institutions•improve the level of management•improve the image of the school to students Learners :•increasing motivation for learning English language•preparation for work and life in the EU•the working environment during the lessons which promotes interest in education and creativity Teachers :•the acquisition of professional knowledge in the field of language teaching•improving language competencies•improving teaching competencies and skills•creative working environment•personal development•skill to create new materials to meet the needs of language learning•the integration of English language knowledge into the other school subject•efficient use of available resources.
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