Fair School Capacity Building Programme

Fair School Capacity Building Programme consists of online training and related materials aimed at building capacity of schoolteachers and educators. It equips the target audiences with the necessary competences to address diversity needs and increase the level of their preparedness for the promotion and internalization of inclusive values.

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Fair School Capacity Building Programme is an Open Educational Resource (OER) series of materials for the training of teachers and educators active in the secondary school sphere, also pedagogists, psychologists, sociologists, and other pertinent school staffs. This training provision is a result of validated solutions part o the project Fair School concept.

These training activities equip secondary school teachers with core competences for fostering inclusiveness and tolerance within school settings. The training provision follows recommendations by the European Commission set in the Report on «Supporting teacher competence development for better learning outcomes» (2013a).

The final objective of this training is to lead to ‘cultural alignments’ between teachers and students and equipping the teachers with the competences needed to teach effectively in classrooms characterised by the diversity of cultural backgrounds with the support of practical co-curricular activities.

More specifically, the teachers’ capacity are built in the following learning outcomes:

a) insight into the theoretical foundations of restorative justice, social constructionist theory, narrative couching, and socio-emotional learning.

b) sound knowledge frameworks (e.g. about school curricula, education theories, assessment), supported by effective knowledge management strategies classroom teaching and management skills and strategies related to restorative justice, narrative approaches and socio-emotional learning. Understanding of how to apply the techniques in different situations – and specifically to own target group(s).

c) learning about externalising conversations and construction of alternative and preferred stories (re-authoring).

d) adapting plans and practices to contexts and students’ needs.