2nd-6th OCTOBER 2023
The "Team Building in Schools: Strategies for Effective Collaboration" Erasmus+ course is designed to equip teachers and educators with the knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to foster and maintain strong teams within the school environment. This course recognizes the significance of teamwork in creating a positive and supportive educational community, where teachers work together to achieve common goals, enhance student learning outcomes, and promote a harmonious school culture.
Throughout this course, participants will explore various theories and models of team building, delve into practical strategies for enhancing collaboration, and examine methods for resolving conflicts and promoting effective communication within teams. They will also discover the benefits of team building activities and learn how to design and implement engaging initiatives that foster cooperation, trust, and camaraderie among team members. Moreover, participants will gain insights into creating inclusive and diverse teams, ensuring that every member's voice is heard and valued.
By the end of the course, participants will:
Through a combination of interactive workshops, discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities, this course will empower teachers and educators to cultivate strong, collaborative teams within their schools, ultimately enhancing student learning experiences and overall school success.
Lessons will take place Monday to Friday in the morning.
Day 1: Introduction and Foundations of Team Building
Introduction to the course and objectives
Importance of team building in the school environment
Exploring theories and models of team development
Characteristics of effective school teams
Day 2: Enhancing Collaboration and Communication
Strategies for enhancing collaboration within school teams
Effective communication techniques for fostering teamwork
Overcoming communication barriers
Active listening and constructive feedback
Day 3: Conflict Resolution and Problem-Solving
Conflict resolution methods for promoting harmonious teamwork
Identifying and addressing conflicts within teams
Strategies for problem-solving and decision-making as a team
Building consensus and managing disagreements
Day 4: Designing Engaging Team Building Activities
Principles of designing effective team building activities
Exploring a range of team building exercises
Facilitating team building activities in the school context
Promoting cooperation, trust, and positive team dynamics
Day 5: Inclusivity and Action Planning
Creating inclusive and diverse teams
Valuing the contributions of all team members
Developing a culture of respect and inclusivity
Reflecting on personal team building practices
Developing action plans for implementing effective team building strategies
Networking and exchanging experiences with educators from different cultural backgrounds
Course Evaluation: Collecting feedback from participants regarding the course content, delivery, and overall experience
Certificates: Presenting course completion certificates to participants as recognition of their successful completion of the course and Erasmus+ documents
The 5-day course fee per participant is set at 420€, which provides comprehensive coverage for all aspects of the program. This fee includes the following:
We strive to ensure that participants receive exceptional value for their investment in the course, with the fee covering a wide range of services and resources that contribute to their professional development and overall satisfaction.