Leadership & Entrepreneurship Skills - The Key To Effectıve Collaboratıon

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Leadership is a key point not only in companies and offices but also in European education. It represents one of the essential aspects which can surely lead to successful management and effective teamwork towards achieving the set goals of an (educational) institution. This international course aims at clarifying the following aspects: what leadership is; how to become a leader; how a manager can become a leader in a school institution; how a teacher can become a leader for his students; how a teacher can become a leader in the teachers’ teams he is involved; how to educate students to become leaders in their groups. The course provides knowledge, methodology, insights, skills and practical approaches to better explain what leadership is. It also offers guidance on how to become a leader due to a wide range of practical activities and challenging workshops. At the same time, it focuses on internal strategies in order to make leadership operational for those who want to apply it in their work, thus, the course contributes to the empowerment of teachers as leaders in their learning institutions.

Preparation:

Support information and detailed program will be provided to all participants along with a list of materials and websites connected to the topic of the course. Moreover, a questionnaire will be sent to participants via email so that they can express their interests in the topic of the course, requirements, and expectations in terms of professional development. Participants are free to bring, if they want, a PPT presentation about their institution, teaching realities and educational systems in their countries.

Course description

The course is structured into training modules and each module focuses on a particular aspect of leadership in educational institutions: what leadership is; how to become a leader; how a manager can become a leader in a school institution; how a teacher can become a leader for his students; how a teacher can become a leader in the teachers’ teams he is involved; how to educate students to become leaders in their groups. Each module provides knowledge, methodology, insights, skills and practical approaches to better explain what leadership is and how it can be achieved. The course offers guidance on how to become a leader due to a wide range of practical activities and challenging workshops. At the same time, it focuses on internal strategies in order to make leadership operational for those who want to apply it in their work, thus, the course contributes to the empowerment of teachers as leaders in their learning institutions.

Methodology:

Methodological approach involves:

Ice-breaking sessions
Self-motivation sessions
Questionnaires
Team building sessions
Teamwork
Questioning
Planning and structuring
Decision-making sessions
Negotiation
Brainstorming
Goal-setting sessions
Inquiry-based activities
Problem-solving activities
Debates
Individual reflection
Group discussions
Pyramid-discussions
Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Explain what leadership is
Understand the difference between a boss and a leader
Apply various methods to become a leader
Learn how a manager can become a leader in a school institution
Practice strategies on how to become leaders for their students
Develop leadership abilities in order to become leaders in the teachers’ teams they are involved
Exercise practical approaches on how to educate students to become leaders in their groups
Guide their colleagues and students on how to become leaders due to a wide range of practical activities and challenging workshops throughout the course
Create internal strategies in order to make leadership operational in their careers
Improve teaching and communication skills
Exchange solutions to common challenges and examples of good practice with the other participants
Evaluate and solve whatever conflicting situations with leadership skills and charisma

Modules

Introduction to leadership proficiency
What is a leader?
From manager to leader
How to become a leader
What is leadership?
Principles of leadership
Top 10 qualities that make a great leader
20 keys to setting an example to be a good leader
How to build more collaborative working relationships
Effective teamwork and management
a) The PDCA-cycle: PLAN + DO + CHECK + ACT
b) The IMAR-cycle of empowerment: INSPIRE + MOBILISE + APPRECIATE + REFLECT

Group forming, team dynamics, and leadership – theoretical and practical approaches
Marzano’s 9 strategies for effective instruction
Improving school leadership (Temperley)
Practical leadership skills in teaching
Learning Outcomes

Use of leadership skills in forming groups, boosting team dynamics and increase effective teamwork management
Increased confidence in teaching and leadership approach in the classroom
Learning key elements and growing trends related to teaching entrepreneurship and leadership;
Mastery of leadership skills both in the classroom and in teachers’ working teams
Reinforcement of school leadership methods and techniques to increase students’ self-confidence, motivation, and interest in their own education
Acquisition of leadership skills, practical language, new transferable teaching techniques, soft skills, emotional intelligence to be used in the classroom
Improved leadership ability to deal with conflict situations and to solve problems that may arise in the students’ groups, in the classroom or in the educational institution
Development of tools and techniques to support students to develop entrepreneurial mindsets and assertive attitudes;
Encourage students and motivate them to develop their entrepreneurship and problem-solving skills
Interaction with teachers from various European countries
Development of language and communication skills
Increased capacity to cooperate on an international level with representatives from different educational systems
Exchange of practical ideas and examples of good practice with the participants for applying them in classroom
Enhanced linguistic and intercultural awareness, tolerance, flexibility, open-mindedness and availability to work in international teams
Increased level of internationalization of their own institutions back home
Broader understanding of practices, policies, and systems of education after analyzing similarities and differences of realities they come from
Encouragement to share best practices, ideas, and materials among colleagues within the EU
Improved abilities to use innovative and student-centered pedagogical approaches and to develop appropriate teaching and assessment methods, based on learning outcomes
Follow-up

Participants will be given handouts during workshops and activities and self-evaluation materials will be provided as well. At the end of the course, they will receive a questionnaire to offer their feedback regarding the effectiveness of the training event and also soft copies of all PPT materials which will have been presented till the end of the course in order to be shown to their colleagues back home in their own institutions to generate interest in the new approach of leadership. There will be a group formed on a social network that will allow participants and trainers to keep in touch after the end of the course and to exchange impressions on how they apply leadership in their work.

​Sessions
Barcelona - Spain
12 - 21 April 2021
Paris - France
08 - 17 March 2021
Prague - Czech Rep
25 Jan-03 Feb 2021
10 - 19 May 2021
Istanbul - Turkey
07 - 16 December 2020
Rome - Italy
21 - 30 June 2021

Course organiser
ITeach INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTE
Location
PRAGUE, Czech Republic


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Upcoming sessions

25.01.2021 > 03.02.2021 (ID: 119496, Confirmed))
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10.05.2021 > 19.05.2021 (ID: 119495, Confirmed))
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Organiser

ITeach INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTE
ITeach INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTE
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