Tackling Early School Leaving (ESL)

ESL

Description: The training course will focus on early school leaving (ESL) reasons and consequences, existing strategies, policies and measures to combat ESL as well as support teachers and student learning. During the training, emphasis will also be given to the involvement of all stakeholders – pupils, school, teachers, parents and local communities in order to create systemic whole school approach.

Dates and Locations

Pisa, Italy

  • 26.02.–02.03.2018
  • 25.02.–01.03.2019  CONFIRMED SESSION

Varna, Bulgaria

  • 21.–25.05.2018
  • 20.–24.05.2019

Split, Croatia

  • 17.–21.09.2018  CONFIRMED SESSION
  • 23.–27.09.2019

Prague, Czech Republic

  • 26.–30.11.2018
  • 25.–29.11.2019

 

Daily Programme

Monday – setting goals and identifying needs

  • Introduction and ice-breaking
  • Needs analysis and goal setting
  • Why is early school leaving (ESL) a problem?
  • Early school leaving and inclusion – what has been done so far?
  • Early School Leaving (ESL): causes and consequences:

Tuesday – ESL prevention

  • EU Strategies and Policies
  • Prevention, intervention and compensation measures
  • ICT usage as a way to prevent ESL
  • The role of VET in preventing ESL
  • Sharing best practices and pedagogical approaches

Wednesday – Supporting learners

  • Early identification of the children who are at risk for drop-outs
  • Motivating and engaging students
  • Career counselling and providing guidance for students
  • Providing a second chance for early school leavers

Thursday – involving all stakeholders

  • Whole school approach
  • Building effective parent-teacher, parent-school partnership
  • Involving local community
  • How can I use gained knowledge & tools in practice? – action plan

Friday – closing circles

  • Summary and course evaluation
  • Feedback & certificates
  • Cultural excursion in local area
Competences Acquired by Participants

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Increased understanding of various causes and consequences of early school leaving
  • Increased knowledge of policies, strategies and measurements to prevent ESL
  • Ability to recognise students that are at risk of dropout and take necessary measurement
  • Improved knowledge on whole school approach
  • Improved ability to motivate and engage students
  • Enhanced ability to find and use different teaching and learning resources
  • Exchange of the best practice in different countries and their educational systems
  • Improved communication and social skills
  • Improved English language skills
Type of Certification of Attendance Awarded
  • Certificate of attendance including description of training content and time input
  • Europass mobility certificates – to be issued by the applicant’s NA
Course Packages

Please note that ‘All in one – single room’ and ‘All in one – double room’ packages are being offered in all locations except London, Dublin, Barcelona, Athens, Porto, Lyon, Split and Pisa, where we have only the ‘Basic’ course package.

  1. ALL IN ONE – Single room’ PACKAGE – 1190€
  • Tuition fee and training material
  • Certificate of Competence
  • Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation in a Single room in a 3 or 4 star hotel (6 nights)
  • Full Board (5 days)
  • Airport transfer
  • Administration costs
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Cultural visit
  1. ‘ALL IN ONE – Double Room Sharing’ PACKAGE- 990€
  • Tuition fee and training material
  • Certificate of Competence
  • Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation – double room sharing in a 3 or 4 star hotel (6 nights)
  • Full Board (5 days)
  • Airport transfer
  • Administration costs
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Cultural visit

*Choose double room sharing if you are 2 colleagues from the same organisation willing to share a double room/ or if you have any accompanying person travelling to the venue of the course together with you (we can arrange the accommodation for accompanying persons as well).

  1. ‘BASIC’ course PACKAGE – 400€
  • Tuition fee and training material
  • Certificate of Competence
  • Welcome dinner
  • Administration costs
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Cultural visit

Note: separate invoices for the training fee only (350 EUR) can be issued upon the request from the organisation.

DOREA as well offers the group discounts in case of 6 or more persons from the same organisation.

 

 

 


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