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European Innovative Teaching Award
Projekt

Broadening Perspectives

School/Coordinator: St Margaret College, Zabbar Primary B

Broadening Perspectives - Malta

Topic(s) addressed

  • Diversity 

  • Inclusion 

  • Continued professional development 

  • Transversal competences

Target groups

  • 1 Head of School

  • 2 Assistant Heads

  • 1 Inclusion coordinator

  • 4 Teachers

  • 4 Learning Support Educators

Methodologies

  • This project was about creating a fully inclusive classroom helping learners benefit from diversity, while ensuring equal access to learning. 

  • The project supported a more comprehensive understanding of methodologies including the use of digital tools. 

  • It encouraged participants to look beyond subject content to develop transversal competencies. 

  • Participants fluidly moved between formal and non-formal methods.

Environments

  • Our vision is to transform the school into a hub of professional excellence and innovative practices. 

  • At the core of this vision are educators as enablers and facilitators of learning. 

  • The project helped the rethinking of school spaces and available resources to create "new" inviting spaces where diverse activities can take place. 

  • Some of these spaces are also open to outside entities that promote inclusion within the wider community.  

Teachers

  • The project encouraged educators to bring about change in the classrooms. 

  • It owes its inception to a motivated group of Learning Support Educators who expressed an interest in attending professional development courses.

  • Through this project, we wanted to provide “support for teachers and other staff through specialist services that focus on upskilling school personnel” and through the cross-fertilisation of ideas across contexts and networks.

Impact

  • The project has spurred enthusiasm across the board. 

  • It broadened participants' perspectives and offered new insights into the teaching and learning process. 

  • Dissemination activities were organised at the school level through informal networking and through focused initiatives. 

  • It created more awareness, assimilation of new methodologies and a renewed vigour to invest in professional development, including opportunities for networking. 

  • The project raised a sense of openness spilt over to students and the wider community.

Zainteresované strany

Koordinátori/koordinátorky

Internationales Forum für die Bildung der Zukunft

Adresa
Austria

Europass Berlin Beratungsbüro GmbH

Adresa
Germany

Europass SRL

Adresa
Italy

Euromind Projects SL

Adresa
Spain

European Academy of Creativity

Adresa
Spain