Erasmus+ KA1 course for school adminstrative staff; headteachers, principals, administrative team teachers and future headteachers, normal teachers. Learn and update your leadership skills with European collegues.


Choose your session (All sessions are identical)

Pre-booking is free, you only pay if you get fund and you are really coming

- SESSION 2/2023 23.07.2023-27.07.2023, CORFU, GREECE (COURSE FEE 420 €). NEW PLACE!

Normally next summer/winter is confirmed latest after KA1 results come between April-October. Dates are not changing.

Thematic field of the training week:

* Leadership skills

* How to handle difficult situations

* Adminstration of schools

* Pedagogical development

* Human resource management

* Strategy, aims, vision

* Lean

* Pedagogical leadership

* Leadership theses


AIMS and outcomes of the course:

This course is about modern school leadeship. Focus is to compare school administration in Europe but also give some new advice how to be a good school head/ part of administrative staff. Pedagogical, economical and human resource management, how to use these three parts of management together.

You will get the ideas how to be a better school head. You will also learn new professional terms in English and have a possibility to wide your network with European collegues.

Education sector of the training participants:

- preprimary, primary, general secondary, vocational, upper secondary, directors of education department

Target audience: teachers, headteachers/principles, teacher-trainers, administrative staff, Councilors/elected members, debuty heads, future head teachers, normal teachers, teams

Languages used for the training: English

Course places:

-Joensuu, Finland (can be reached from Helsinki by airplane (JOE), train or by buss). Course will take place in Joensuun yhteiskoulun lukio, address: Papinkatu 3, 80110 Joensuu.

- Play de las Americas, Teneriffe, Spain (Nearest airport is Tenerife South, TFS). Course will take place in SOL hotel Playa de las Americas

-Saint-François, Guadeloupe, Caribbean France (Nearest airport is PTP)

- Corfu city, Greece (Nearest airport is Corfu international airport, CFU)

Course fee: (single participant) March 2022 Spain 480 €/five days, after that 420€/participant.

Course fee can be paid to bank no later than 3 days before the start of the cource or with later instructions. You do not have to pay anything before having positive Erasmus+ funding and when you know that you are really coming. Because of COVID-19 situation you can cancel the course also just before course start.

Course fee includes education, trips and visits, transportations during course week, coffee/tea breaks, certificates and one cultural evening with barbeque dinner. Course fee does not include meals or accomodation.

Erasmus+ possibilities:

The next closing date for Erasmus+ KA1 project applications is 23rd February 2022. More information is available from your national agency and in our website.

So, you can reserve free places from this link. When you get decision let us now if you are really coming. Pre-registration is free.

Programme of the course week:

1st DAY 15:00-19:00 Ice breaking, Finnish education system and school leadership system, course schedule. Participant presentations.

2nd DAY 9:30-17:30 How to handle different generations in worklife. LEAN in education and in school administration. How to handle difficult situations with staff, families and pupils/students. Developing conversations. Leadership yoga.

3RD DAY 9:30-17.30 Finnish modern leadership. Leadership theses.Staff management. Wellness and taking care fo yourself.

4TH DAY 10:00-15:30, 18:15-21:30 Cultural trip. In the evening barbeque dinner with lake Saimaa and possibility to have Finnish sauna and (ice)swimming in lake, with music and nice landscape (in Teneriffe 2020 it is something else).

5TH DAY 09:00-13:00 Quality assurance in school. Conclusions of the course week, group conversation, certificates. Course is over about afternoon 1 o´clock PM.

Departure of participants

Knowing more about city of Joensuu