TCA – Interactive methods in the introduction of educational inclusion in mainstream schools and kindergartens

Starting date of the event: 24/10/2016 Ending date of the event: 27/10/2016  Event venue (city, country): Sofia, Bulgaria Working language:English Aim: In the new school year Bulgaria is expected to begin the introduction of inclusive education under the Law on pre-school and school education throughout the school system. At present many general education teachers are not well prepared to provide training to all of their students with various learning difficulties, socially marginalized communities, students in conflict with the law, children from refugee families and others. The training will offer participants various tools to support and work directly with students with different profiles and cultural diversity. It is envisaged to present to participants the opportunities for educational mobility within the Erasmus + programme. Profile of participants:  

  • General and resource teachers, occupational therapists, school psychologists and speech therapists;
  • Representatives of the NGO sector  working specifically in the field of inclusive education and integration of children with special educational needs – Proven experience in projects related to the topics – at least one year or direct (therapeutic or fieldwork) in the above fields – at least one year.

Goals: –          Improved knowledge among the target group of methods that support the educational inclusion of children with special educational needs –          Improved understanding of the new Law on Pre-school and School Education among the target group –          Increased capacity of professionals to work with children with special educational needs and their families –          Integration of international best practices in the field of inclusive education as a result of the involvement of an international trainer Themes: –          Inclusive education –          Theory and practice related to the educational inclusion of children with special needs –          Practical methods of working with children and families –          The education reform and its meaning for general education schools –          Case working in relation to the integration of children in the educational environment

Application Deadline : Thursday 25th August 2016

Application form- TCA Interactive methods in the introduction of educational inclusion in mainstream schools and kindergartens