Strategic planning in teachers’ teams (6 days)

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>> Scope: To introduce to teachers and trainers, the concept of quality culture and strategic planning of teachers teams and to provide them the necessary skills and competencies to build a quality culture in the school and use quality instruments in their teams, for strategic planning.

>> Certificates: Certificate of attendance.
Europass Certificate Supplement.
Europass Mobility.

>> ECVET points: 3.5

>> Target groups: Teachers’ teams’ leaders, teachers, quality officers in vocational education and training schools.

>> Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the training course, the participants are expected to:
- Understand the benefits of creating a quality culture in vocational education and training organisations
- Motivate teachers to actively participate in teams and engage in teams’ planning
- Select the relevant and appropriate tools for strategic planning in their teams
- Design annual team plans
- Evaluate teams’ performance and provide feedback
- Redesign the toolkit instruments to fit organisational culture and their teams needs

>> Methodology: The training course follows the principles of experiential learning and active involvement of participants. For each thematic unit, there will be an overall presentation of the theme and the instruments, followed by group and individual activities, in which the participants will use the instruments, discussion and reflection on their use.
The learning techniques that will be used are:
- Short presentations of the topics
- Use of active learning methods with individual and group activities
- Work on case studies
- Group discussions
- Individual and group reflection

>> Thematic units:
- Unit 1 – Quality Culture
- Unit 2 – Planning in teachers’ teams
- Unit 3 – Evaluation and feedback

>> Learning material:
- Quality guide and quality toolkit
- Storybook
- Handouts

>> Cost: Tuition fee: 420 euro per person
The cost includes the learning material and the certificates: Certificate of completion, Europass Certificate Supplement, Europass Mobility.
The cost can be funded by Erasmus+ programme KA1 mobility of staff.

>> Indicative programme:
Day 1
Presentation of participants
Expectations from the training course
Introduction to the training course, syllabus, methodology, learning outcomes
Quality Culture Concepts and definitions.
Benefits of working on a quality culture. Group activity, story-telling: Why do we need quality?
Group activity, mind mapping: teachers’ teams, their role in quality

Day 2
Analyse own situation – self awareness
Group activities: SWOT analysis. Lighthouse
Creating a vision for the team
Group activity: Vision/mission development for teams
Planning in teachers team – Introduction – Roadmap to effective team planning

Day 3
Meet the locals - meetings and conversations with local educational centres and teachers
Open space - Networking activities

Day 4
Preliminary planning. Group activity: Define SMART objectives, action points, indicators
Risk assessment and prevention Group activity: identification and assessment or risks, identification of preventing measures, reassessment

Day 5
Setting priorities
Group activity, case study: prioritisation of action points
Annual planning
Group activity, case study: Design of year plans
Evaluation of annual plans
Group activity: Data Gathering

Day 6
Feedback in teams, feedback methods (Hattie, Flashlight), peer to peer feedback
Group activity: Feedback to peer groups
Group activity, brainstorming: Feedback from students
Circle activity: Peer to peer feedback on learning experience
Individual activity: Self-assessment
Reflection activities – personal plans
Evaluation of the course

Note: The training sessions are being held between 9:00 – 14:00 daily with two coffee breaks. Small adjustments can be made to accommodate the cultural activities.

Course organiser
Piraeus, Chania, Greece

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Upcoming sessions

04.07.2022 > 09.07.2022


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