Timetable

1 day.
  • AM - Welcome ceremony, introduction of programme. Tree of Expectations, House rules, getting into team.

  • PM - UK Education system.


  • 2 day.
  • AM - UK Education System (part 2).

  • PM - Inclusive education.


  • 3 day.
  • AM - Study visit to local school.

  • PM - Meeting teachers from the local school.


  • 4 day.
  • AM/PM - Study visit to local school. Math Makes Sense method in practice.



  • 5 day.
  • AM - Informal and non-formal methods in teaching math.

  • PM - Simulation exercise.


  • 6 day.
  • AM - Study visit to local school.

  • PM - Working in partnership.


  • 7 day.
  • AM/PM- Study visit to local school. ‘Mastery approach’ to teach math (Shanghai maths).


  • 8 day.
  • AM - Technology for working with class.

  • PM - Intercultural evening.


  • 9 day.
  • AM - Evaluation session.

  • PM - Closing ceremony.






  • New Approaches in Teaching Math

      The training course aims to introduce a unique maths programmes and approaches used in the UK schools, including Oxford developed methods.
      This approach recognises the importance of maths in our daily lives and helps our children to learn the skills of numeracy, geometry and measure that can be used in everyday life, to develop problem-solving and reasoning skills that are so vital in day-to-day life and to develop thinking skills.

      The participants will increase their knowledge of the UK educational system with special focus on structured and coherent mathematics curriculum for the whole school.

      During the training, the participants will learn about math teaching cycle, structure and coverage. 3 Study visits to local schools will be included in the programme.
      The participants will meet their colleagues, will be able to see how theory is put into practice and share the experience with other teachers.

      Objectives:
    • • To increase awareness of UK educational system.

    • • To increase knowledge of the approaches and methods used in the UK schools.

    • • To increase knowledge of non-formal and informal methods used to teach math.

    • • To improve English language skills.

    • • To enhance European cooperation with UK schools.

    • • To increase creativity, and intercultural skills.

    • • To share best practices and transfer practical knowledge on teaching math.



    • Modules:
    • • UK educational system.

    • • Teaching math.

    • • Informal and non-formal education methods in teaching math.

    • • Exploring best practice and share knowledge and expertise in teaching math.

    • • Partnership working: examples of best practice.


    • Learning Outcomes:
    • • Increased knowledge of the UK educational system.

    • • Increased knowledge of the methods of teaching math used in the UK schools.

    • • Improved English language skills.

    • • Equipped with new techniques and fresh ideas in teaching math.

    • • Increased intercultural skills and ability to work in diverse environment.
    • • Greater understanding and responsiveness to social, linguistic and cultural diversity of Europe and local area.

    • • Increased motivation and creativity in daily work.


    • Methods used:
      Combination of methodology sessions -presentations, debate, simulation exercises , case studies, practical activities in the field.




      How to Apply?

      POSSIBLE ERASMUS+ FUNDING

      Erasmus+ Mobility project for school education staff under Key Action 1 (staff training) follow the link here: follow the link here: Opportunities for staff

      Who can take part?
      Staff in charge of school education(teaching and non-teaching, including school managers, heads, etc.), working in the sending school(s)as well as other educational staff (school inspectors, school counsellors, pedagogical advisors, phychologists, etc.) involved in the strategic development of the sending school(s).

      Eligible Countries:
      All EU countries and former Yugoslav, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Turkey and Iceland).

      When & How to apply:
      Applicants (any organisation working in adult education field) have to submit their grant application by
      2 February at 12:00 (midday Brussels time).



      Please, do not hesitate to contact us if your school would like to take part in the proposed trainings.
      Send your express of interest email to:

      euamberinitiatives@googlemail.com



      Dates:
      To be confirmed (Flexible)