SCHOOL MANAGEMENT - Joensuu, Finland

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

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Choose your session (All sessions are identical)

PRE-BOOK your course from this link! (booking is free, you only pay if you get fund and you are really coming)

Winter wonderland Session 1/2018, 10.1-14.1 2018, free places! (course fee 480 €), (30€ discount/participant, if your group is 5 or more) CONFIRMED, still free places!!!!

Session 2/2018 17.7-21.7 2018, free places! (course fee 480 €)
(30€ discount/participant if your group is 5 or more) confirmed, still free places!!!

SESSION 2019 6.7-10.7 2019, FREE PLACES! (COURSE FEE 480 €)
(30€ discount/participant if your group is 5 or more)

SESSION 1/2020 1.3-5.3 2020, PLAYA DE LAS AMERICAS, TENERIFFE, SPAIN, FREE PLACES! (COURSE FEE 480 €)(30€ DISCOUNT/PARTICIPANT IF YOUR GROUP IS 5 OR MORE)

SESSION 2/2020 22.7-26.7 2020, JOENSUU, FINLAND, FREE PLACES! (COURSE FEE 480 €)(30€ DISCOUNT/PARTICIPANT IF YOUR GROUP IS 5 OR MORE)

Confirmed= There are more than 12 final registrations already. Normally next summer/winter is confirmed latest after KA1 results come in May. Dates are not changing.

Thematic field of the training week:

* Leadership skills

* How to handle difficult situations

* Management of schools

* Pedagogical development

* Human resource management

* Strategy, aims, vision

* Lean

AIMS and outcomes of the course:

This course is about school management. Focus is to compare school administration in Europe but also give some hints 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, teams

Languages used for the training: English

Place:

-Joensuu, Finland (can be reached from Helsinki by airplane, train or by buss).

- 1/2020 Session in Play de las Americas, Teneriffe, Spain

Education sector of the training participants: preprimary, primary, general secondary, upper secondary, directors of education department

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

Languages used for the training: English

Course fee (single participant) 2018, 2019, 2020: 480 €. Course fee can be paid to bank no later than 4 weeks 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. Course fee does not include meals and accomodation.

Sokos hotel Kimmel room rates in winter 2017: Single room was 82 euros/night/room, double room 97 euros/night/room, room for three rate is 122€/night/room. All room rates included breakfast, sauna, wifi and swimming pool. 2018 room rates we get November 2018. Summer room rates are normally about 13 euros cheaper than wintertime.

It may be possible to obtain a European Union Erasmus+ (formerly Comenius) grant (K1, learning mobillity of individuals) to cover course fee, travelling and accomodation costs! The next closing date for Erasmus+ KA1 applications is in February 2018 (education starting earliest in June 2018), and teachers will need the application of their headteacher in doing this. 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

10:00-18:00 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.

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.

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Departure of participants

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