Changing perspective e-learning platform is a fully on-line learning platform with 5 trainings, 8 hours each training, for primary and lower-secondary teachers, educators which aims to develop positive attitudes, knowledge and skills towards inclusion and to make their classrooms effective learning environments for all pupils, including children from different cultures, and transform pedagogy. Each course covers different topic of intercultural education, contemporary importance.
The e-platform is geared to teachers’ needs to provide individually adjustedsupport to pupils in diverse classroom and to shape the teaching methodology according to the needs of students. This virtual space for professional learning is heavily assist them during education process and adding a whole extra dimension to their teaching through changing
perspective and encouraging them to do things differently. It enriches their professional capacity with added resources and materials, providing them with a wide array of strategies, approaches and methods to build inclusion, support and equity and diversity in the classroom and acknowledge the value migrant pupils bring to the community and classroom.
The platform is mainly draw on teacher’s development, influence and effects of the beliefs and attitudes in relation to the diverse classrooms. The role of attitude is powerful as it affects thinking, perception and reaction, adjustment of the content of instruction, classroom environment, as well as effects belief in one’s success in carrying out the tasks accompanying the new role. The e-learning platform is helping to reconsider their current attitudes and change up to and cultivate more powerful and positive perspective in relation to work with migrant children.
The topics included on the e-learning course are:
1. Inclusive and intercultural education- A first approach and reflection
2. Inclusive and Intercultural education- What teachers should know?
3. Inclusive and Intercultural education- Effective Communication
4. Inclusive and Intercultural education- On a classroom level
5. Inclusive and Intercultural education- On an individual level (1:1)
Visit and explore the platform, here.
The platform has been developed by the partnership and it is currently on
the pilot testing phase and it will be officially ready by the end of June.