Globally, literacy rates have gone up, school enrolment rates have risen and dropout rates have fallen over the past decade. But despite increased enrolments, an estimated 264 million children do not attend school or quit school prematurely. Moreover, many children cannotread,writeorcountsufficiently,whethertheyhave attended school or not. This is largely due to large classes, traditional teaching methods with little ornointeraction,andofteninsufficientteachertrainingand supports. Poorly educated children are likely to face a future of unemployment trapped in a cycle of poverty. This ‘global learning crisis’ leads to a huge loss of talented youth for developing countries.
World Teacher programme
Among others, we link education professionals around the world, in order for them to learn from each other and improve their teaching and leadership qualities. This international experience broadens your horizon and makes you a better professional. Participating in a World Teacher programme improves your teaching and coaching skills and improves your competences as an education professional. Our World Teacher Programme is an international exchange programme for students, teachers and school leaders, which includes:
Developing and preparing lessons
• Mutual learning in developing lessons without a lot of material
• Creating lessons together and testing these lessons together
Differentiation within the classroom
• Awareness of learning styles and levels of understanding
• How to work with slow, average and fast learners
• How to create more time to support the slow learners Active teaching and learning
• The importance and advantages of Active Teaching and Learning (ATL)
• When are you going to use what method, and why?
• How to use these methods in large classes? Giving feedback
• The importance of feedback in the learning process
• Rules of giving and receiving
• InterVision among colleagues
Read more about our World Teacher programme here.