Project of the Primary school “Bedri Gjinaj”:
New opportunity for inclusiveness
Specific project’s objectives
- To strengthen the capacity of school teachers for increased participation in new learning methods for inclusive education.
- To support pupils to create a non-violent and friendly environment by building new methods for involvement of all pupils to work together.
Project’s main activities:
Training teachers: Reading and writing for critical thinking – RWCT programme
- Trained teachers will educate their colleagues on RWCT programme. The program enables professional development of teachers and improving their performance. They implement it successfully at each level of education. This program contains more than 60 techniques and strategies. It enables the development of various competencies of pupils, such as:
- - Active Questioning
- - Critical Thinking
- - Solving problems
- - The processes of reading and writing
- - Alternative Assessment
- - Learning of self initiative
- - Learning in collaboration
- - Taking personal responsibility for learning
- - Understanding the logic of arguments
- - Listening,
- - Discussing confidential
- - Becoming independent learners and interested to learn throughout their lives
- All these activities contribute to the strengthening of inclusion in schools. Therefore it is important for the school to have this type of training (accredited by the National Council for Teacher Licensing). New teaching methods will help teachers to contribute to the realization of a School magazine.
- Inclusion will be the focus of this magazine. It will contain various educational topics. Pupils will engage in the process of creation and realization of the magazine. They will have various tasks such as: research for inclusion as current theme, writing, pictures, publishing and distribution throughout the community.
- Magazine will promote:
- - the achievements of the school
- - the achievements gained for comprehensiveness, as it will be published every year by finding donations and help from community. This school makes the magazine for the first time.
- Exchange of experience: Magazine will include activities of exchange of experience with schools of neighbouring country in order to learn new methods of teaching and other social and awareness activities.
Project’s target groups
- Direct beneficiaries: at least 30 teachers who will develop their skills in new teaching methods, at least 50 pupils who will develop their skills in preparation of the magazine, at least 10 pupils who will benefit from experience exchange
- Indirect beneficiaries: over 600 pupils benefiting from different activities during the project and their parents