Inclusion in early childhood education: six keys for the future
|City of the Course||Groningen, Netherlands|
|Target Group||Teachers and school staff: pre-school level, teachers and school staff: primary level, teachers and school staff: special needs|
|Date/s of the Course||
March 2020 (dates have not yet been confirmed)
|Where to apply||
We offer a flexible cost structure. This allows you to select the package that fits best your personal or school situation.
More information: http://www.erasmusplus-ist.eu/cost-structure
• Develop an understanding of inclusion in early childhood education; • Develop an understanding of the appreciative enquiry method used to empower teams in setting up and implementing an inclusive way of thinking and working; • Acquire a number of skills and competences in setting up an inclusive way of working in the classroom, in the school, in the environment; • Learn about strategies to think with an open mind on inclusive education; • Expand understanding of new teaching and learning methods to obtain higher educational quality with focus on inclusion; • Pick up ideas from other countries which they can incorporate and transfer into their own practice; • Develop their portfolio, in order to structure new ideas and insights; • Write own action plan on the setting up of the inclusive way of working of their organisation; • Improved use of colloquial English; • Improved knowledge of other European and other continents educational systems; • Improved insight of differences and similarities between European and other international countries resulting in a better understanding and respect; • Get an insight in the sustainable development goals and the relation with inclusion.
|ECVET Point||3, in preparation for 2020|
|Blended Learning Modalities||We provide an electronic learning platform where all course material is assembled.|
|Assessment Methods||Feedback of trainer(s) on personal work and portfolio of the participant, feedback of trainer(s) and group on presentations made by the participant, assessment of final work (own action plan).|
|European Dimension Guaranteed||
Local partners organize international courses in cooperation with Eekhout Academy. This course is run in collaboration with VIVES University College (Flanders - Belgium) and the Hanzehogeschool Groningen (The Netherlands). VIVES University College and the Hanzehogeschool Groningen take responsibility for the content of the KA1 course and Eekhout Academy takes care of the planning and organisation. We have an active policy to include as many different nationalities as possible.