Integration of Special Needs

This course responds to the important global issue and aims to provide support for teachers and other educational professionals who wish to understand their role in addressing it. You will generate classroom-based strategies for effective integration of special needs children and gain skills to create inclusive and safe multi-cultural environment within your classroom.

Application form relevant topics

Integration of refugees, Inclusion – equity, special needs’ issues

Course Methodology

Our course is designed as “learning by doing” training where you will share your experiences within a group composed of professionals from different countries who have similar needs. The content and fundamental information will be introduced through thematic modules by several tutors.

Modules

Module 01: Specific Problems and Strategies in Selected European Countries
Module 02: Intercultural Education
Module 03: Inclusive Approaches to Promote Tolerance and Diversity
Module 04: Overcoming Stereotypes, Prejudice and Discrimination
Module 05: Approaching Special Needs Children’s Parents
Module 06: Effective Integration into New Environment
Module 07: Various Teaching Methods for Students Active Involvement
Module 08: Scaffolding Strategies for Learners from Different Language background
Module 09: Differentiating Instruction
Module 10: Assessment in Mixed Ability Classes
Module 11: Games for Multicultural Classes
Module 12: Designing Multicultural Projects
Module 13: Effective Use of ICT
Module 14: Individual Projects and Presentation

Guided City Tour

Learning Outcomes

Be aware of reasons for special needs in global context, identify risk factors and barriers for successful integration of special needs learner’ into education.

Understand advantages and disadvantages of approaches such as inclusion, integration or mainstreaming, promote universal access to education with regards to non-discriminatory, democratic values.

Implement and evaluate appropriate action strategies according to community needs in order to prevent bias, school dropouts and anti-social behaviour of learners.

Gain techniques for working with heterogeneous classrooms and communities, deal with increased diversity of learners, especially with special needs children.

Apply student-centred, innovative teaching methods which are work-based or project based, reduce low achievement in basic competences and develop learners lifelong learning skills.

Learn to motivate, guide and effectively assess students from different socio-cultural and linguistic backgrounds, know the tools to differentiate instructions and classroom tasks.

Strengthen professional profile, gain motivation and confidence in responding adequately to current global issues, revise and develop key competences, re-ignite lifelong learning strategies.

Gain understanding of strategies and systems dealing with Integration of special needs children in different countries, embed common professional values.

Meet colleagues of different nationalities within the EU, engage in cross-cultural learning experience, exchange ideas, build a network for future international cooperation.

Improve communication skills, reinforce foreign language competencies, broaden professional vocabulary.

General Course Information

Before the Course:

You would be required to fill a Questionnaire.
You will receive “ITC Guide Document” where you will find all necessary information.

After the Course:

Course evaluation form
Certificates
Course materials in electronical form / Other materials for self-study and dissemination of good practice

Event Calendar

Event Calendar


Dates:
Month Date Days
April 15-16-17-18-19 Monday-Friday
May 6-7-8-9-10 Monday-Friday
June 3-4-5-6-7 Monday-Friday
July 1-2-3-4-5 Monday-Friday
August 5-6-7-8-9 Monday-Friday
September 2-3-4-5-6 Monday-Friday
October 7-8-9-10-11 Monday-Friday
November 4-5-6-7-8 Monday-Friday
December 2-3-4-5-6 Monday-Friday

To participate in the course, please fill out the form below.