PRINTeL Partners' Meetings
27 Feb 2019
Internal Meetings of the PRINTeL Partners
Yanka Kupala University of Grodno (YKSUG)
A dispatch class of teaching skills development programme “University of Educational Innovations: theory, methods and practice of contemporary education” has taken place at Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno.
The distinctive feature of the programme is the innovative character of the teaching content, organization and form of presentation. The aim of the programme is to assist university, college and school teachers in searching for new effective methods in subject organization, presentation and content with the usage of innovative educational technologies.
The programme consists of five educational blocks each covering one active learning educational technology: technology enhanced collaborative learning, M-learning, video lecturing and gamification, flipped and hybrid learning.
The moderators of the programme are the university teachers, the participants of the project “Change in Classroom: Promoting Innovative Teaching & Learning to Enhance Student Learning Experience in Eastern Partnership Countries (PRINTeL)”. The moderators took part in the training courses held at Joanneum University of Applied Science in Graz (Austria), University of Porto (Portugal), Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), Linköping University (Sweden) and University of Barcelona (Spain). Not only do they apply innovative technologies in their teaching nowadays, they also share their knowledge and expertise with their colleagues.
At the first dispatch meeting the moderators presented their modules to the course participants.
Henadzi Hachko, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, wished the participants active and fruitful work. He pointed out that the activity-based courses would result in lesson plans of the participants and new experience of innovative educational activity.
Belarusian State University (BSU)
On 21 February 2019 a meeting with TT course trainers was summoned at Belarusian State University (BSU). In course of the meeting the issues concerning the organization, dates, procedures and other details relating to the training events were discussed.
The TT courses to be delivered by BSU trainers (participants of the Training of Trainers (TOT) Courses) are programmed to be held at BSU in March, 2019.
Overview of Teachers Training (TT) Courses at National Polytechnic University of Armenia (NPUA)
Working Meeting on Internal Teacher Training (TT) Courses
On January 30, 2019 at the meeting of the Rectorate of NPUA, the reports of the teachers on the results of retraining in the framework of the project "ERASMUS+ PRINTEL" in a number of European partner universities were considered. At the meeting, which was presided over by the Rector of NPUA Professor V. Z. Marukhyan, the working group of the project "ERASMUS+ PRINTEL also participated.
In the course of the meeting, the project coordinator from the NPUA, Vice-rector R. Aghashyan presented the main objectives of the project and the criteria for the selection of teachers to participate in short-term training courses in European partner universities.