- Promoting 21st-century skills: Principles of Quality Pedagogy that defines quality teaching practices when working with children and students, and their families, to better support the child’s development; STEAM Education and Global Education as ‘fresh’ learning approaches and using inclusive practices; etc.
- Taking responsibility for professional development and Learning Communities – to improve competencies like cooperation and communication as well as to increase critical thinking abilities, to reduce prejudice and to build tolerance, understanding, empathy, and openness to diversity.
The project goal is to raise the effectiveness of quality education in Latvia, thus contributing to positive changes in the development of a multi-cultural and democratic society and strengthening of common European values: promoting 21st-century skills, taking responsibility for professional development of educators and using inclusive practices.
Professional development of educational institution management groups (trainings, workshops, teamwork), professional consultations of experts, symposium (dissemination of results and publicity), project management and monitoring activities.
– Riga and Daugavpils head team groups (directors, deputy directors) and teachers (13-15 schools);
– Riga and Daugavpils preschool educational institution leaders, methodologists and teachers (15-18 preschools).
These are educational institutions with different study language and students are from diverse linguistic communities (mostly Russian speaking).
The stakeholders are:
– Riga and Daugavpils local specialists (Education department staff, etc.)
– Experts of the State Education Quality Service and the National Centre for Education.