Presentation on theme: "LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME COMENIUS sub-programme Comenius Regio Partnerships."— Presentation transcript:
LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME COMENIUS sub-programme Comenius Regio Partnerships
CROSS BORDER COOPERATION BETWEEN REGIONS IN LATVIA AND ROMANIA TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL OFFER Coaction Jekabpils municipality Vulcana Bai municipality
General objective To cooperate between regions To work on common problems in different counties To strengthen European dimension in education
Specific objectives To establish local networks in each partner institution; To obtain new experience and examples or good practice organizing 24 international mobilities by each partner; To do research/study work to identify problems in formal, informal education, to work out quidelines for staff, decision makers, teachers, parents; Raising professional competences, IT and English language skill of staff, for eg, staff of local authorities, decision makers, teachers etc; Activities improving dialogue between pupils, parents, schools organizing summer camps; Result dissemination through movable exhibition, publications, seminars, conference, publicity materials; Ensuring qualitative implementation of the project through management, monitoring, evaluation, publicity.
Common tasks To promote European dimension in schools through collaboration with local authorities strengthening link between formal and informal education. To share best practice experience amongst local and international partners – good principles of governance. To promote school management process based on activation of effective use of local resources and highlight importance of teacher’s role To raise teachers’ professional competences in work with children and families at risk groups, to promote their social inclusion To improve participants’ IT and language skills through presentation, events, learning activities etc. To improve teaching/learning process, to get better approach about dialogue among school, pupils, parents.
Local partners involved Zasa secondary school Rubene culture&sports centre Jekabpils municipality SCHOOL “ION MARES” VULCANA-BAI ASOCIAIA COMUNELOR DIN ROMÂNIA Vulcana-Bai municipality
NrActivityResult Respo nsible 1. Setting up steering and implementation groups 2 steering groups established 2 implementation groups established Partner 1, 2 2. Establishing local networkLocal networks are established Partner 1, 2 3. Creating of project management and internal control system description A project management and internal control system description Partner 1 4. Organizing steering group meetings5 steering group meetings organized in each partner’s institution Partner 1, 2 5. Sharing experience of examples of good practice locally and internationally 24 mobilities carried out by each partner, locally - Partner 1,2 6. Seminars for teachers, parents and staff Professional skills improved Partner 1,2 7 Research/study workProblems at school and teaching process identified Partner 1,2
8. Publications,Seminar&conference materials multiplied and spread Brochures Partner 1,2 9. Summer camp (partner 1), workshops (partner 2) Pupils, parents, school dialogue improved Partner 1,2 10. ConferenceSharing experience and dissemination of results Partner 1 11. English language courseLanguage skills improved Partner 1,2 12. EvaluationEvaluation organized at least 3 times Partner 1,2 13. PublicityArticles, information in mass media, project blog, Partner 1,2 14. Dissemination of resultsPublications provided to neighboring schools, libraries in other regions, municipalities Movable exhibition Quests from other municipalities, schools, regions invited to final conference Partner 1,2
Expected results 1 2 steering groups established – done 2 implementation groups established – done Local networks in each partner institution established - done Project management and internal control system description created (Partner 1) – done 24 international mobilities by each partner carried out List of identified problems within formal, informal education produced, J ē kabpils – 26, Vulcana- Bay 12+.... Research/study work done – events, trips,...... Guidelines for staff, decision makers, teachers, parents produced – under implementation Proffessional, IT and English skills of staff (local authorities, decision makers, teachers) improved – done + organised courses in the 2nd project year
Expected results 2 5 steering group meetings organized in each partner’s institution – Latvia – 3 meetings, Romania....... Seminar&conference materials multiplied and spread – under implementation. Coaction newspaper Summer camps organised to improve dialogue between pupils, parents, schools – done Movable exhibition organized – Latvia - 3 exhibitions., Romania -.... Publications – brochure created, printed – under implementation Seminars for teachers organized – Latvia 5 seminars (6 planned), Romania..... Final conference in Latvia organised – last wee of May, 2014 Publicity materialscreated – regularly Evaluation organized at least 3 times - each partrner rtegularly
Project management and communication Give time for debate and reflection and fostering new actions for collaboration between the working field and the education, Work out evaluation tools, Coordinate national and transactional dissemination plan Preparing progress reports and analysis of project implementation progress, Organise working team meetings, Coordinate activities and inform persons or groups within each municipality before international meetings.
Dissemination and use of results Partner organisations are working independently, at the same time sharing the information. Materials are developed by each partner locally, they deliver to their staff and community, neighbouring municipalities through schools, libraries, culture centres. Local partners have been disseminating the project materials to their members through local events. The project title and logo are used. Local exhibitions and events are organised to show community the impact and outcomes of the project. Brochure about PPS dialogue will be published by both regional partners.
Dissemination and use of results Local partner’s meetings are regularly organised. Publications will be available through printed materials, websites of authorities, created materials, blog of the project. Reports are written, locally and nationally which act as the dissemination tool. Presentations are created to demonstrate the results. Progress of the project is reflected through partners’ websites, local, regional mass media. Working/implementation teams are responsible for disseminations of results. The project results are available for other municipalities, schools, informal education providers through publications, publicity materials, project blog, websites of partner’s’ establishments.
Activity plan Partner 1(Latvia) Partner region 1 Approxst artig date MM/YY Activity description (organisation of an event, publication, study, website, etc.) Authority08/201 2 Setting up the steering group and project implementation group, creating project management system. Preparing for project meeting held in September/October 2012 in Latvia School09/201 2 Setting up the project team. Administrative personal and teachers of five local community schools are involved. Local network among educational establishments is established. Participation in 5 meetings organized by municipality during the project. Preparing presentations for the project meeting. Culture&sports centre 12/201 2 Publication on project meeting in cooperation with local partners and participants in website, local, regional mass media
Activity plan Partner 1 Culture&s ports centre 01/201 3 Strengthening cooperation. Improvement of a local network among culture centers in municipality. Integration of movable exhibitions – “Local culture as basement of balanced education” in school work. Teachers, trainers, school children, representatives from culture centers, libraries are expected to be involved. Exhibition is planned to be exposed in public places within territory of municipality and also outside it. School02/201 3 Teacher training seminars “School as a resourceful partner for research and creativity”. 6 day training course. New ideas for further work, sharing local experiences. Providing English language improvement course for staff Authority03/201 3 Publication of providing education and culture in community, examples of good practice. Preparing international teacher training seminar held in May, 2013 in Romania. Organizing 4 day teacher training seminar. Players from formal and informal education are involved Culture&s ports centre 05/201 3 Using the expertise of local informal educational establishments in schools. Organizing 8-10 days’ summer academy “Research of local and European cultural heritage” for about 45 pupils +8 teachers
Activity plan Partner 1 School09/2013Local conference about local networks and resources of sustainable development, link between School, pupils and parents.. Preparing for teacher training seminar held in September 2013 in Romania. Gathering and preparing information for the seminar. Authority11/2013Publication of seminar results and developed materials School12/2013Research work on school management of innovations and quality based on local and international background. Authority05/2014Preparing final project conference held in May/June 2014 in Latvia Authority together with all local partners RegularlyCreating publicity materials. Information about results of the project will be published in websites of both authorities, project language will be used.
Activity plan Partner 2 (Romania) Partner region 2 Approx. starting date MM/YY Activity description (organisation of an event, publication, study, website, etc.) Authority08/201 2 Kick off meeting (online meeting at internet) Meeting, parents and students, staff acquainted with the objectives and the partners of the project, with the planning of the events and expected results for the first project year. First project visit in Latvia includes planning future activities and selecting the team School09/201 2 Setting up the project team. Administrative personal and teachers of two local community schools and 2 kindergartens are involved. Local network among educational establishments is established. 5 meetings are organized during the project. Preparing presentations for the project meeting. School12/201 2 -Exchange of materials, summary of the visit on the project blog
Activity plan Partner 2 ????01/201 3 Improving a local network between the parents of all institutions of education. Teacher training workshop on "school parents". The seminar is planned for 4 days. The theme of the seminar - "Educate that!" Teachers, trainers, students and parents. School02/201 3 Teacher training seminar “School as a resourceful partner for research and creativity”. 5 day training course. New ideas for further work, sharing local experiences. Providing English language improvement course for staff Authority03/201 3 Publication of providing education and culture in community, examples of good practice. Preparing international teacher training seminar held in May, 2013 in Romania. Organizing teacher training seminar. Players from formal and informal education are involved Asociation05/201 3 Using the expertise of local informal educational establishments in schools. Organizing 5 days’ summer academy “Research of local and European cultural heritage” for about 50 pupils +8 teachers
Activity plan Partner 2 School09/2013Local conference about link between education and culture. Preparing for teacher training seminar held in September 2013 in Romania. Gathering and preparing information for the seminar. Authority11/2013Publication of seminar results and developed materials School12/2013Research work on school management of innovations and quality based on local and international background. Authority05/2014Preparing final project conference held in June 2014 in Latvia Authority with all local partners RegularlyCreating publicity materials. Information about results of the project will be published in websites of both authorities, project language will be used.
International project team Coordinator in Latvia – Gunta Dimitrijeva Local partner leaders: Olita Sp ē ka, the director of Zasa Secondary school, Inta Tomane – the head of Rube’’ni culture&sports centre......................................................................... Coordinator in Romania Maria Manuela Gheorghe Local partner leaders: Daniela Maria Anastase, the director of school «Ion Mares» Vulcana Bay, Emil Draghici, the president of asociatia Comunelor din Romania
GUNTA DIMITRIJEVA OCTOBER 25, 2013, THE 3RD MEETING IN ROMANIA Thank your for your attention!