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Cultural Architect

PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT “DOES LEADERSHIP AFFECT SCHOOL STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT?”

On 22 November, Fundació Jaume Bofill, and Ivàlua – two leading organizations of the field of education in Catalonia – organized an event in the emblematic building Casa Macaya of Barcelona. The event was part of the cycle “What Works … Continue reading

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Educational leadership course in Vilanova i La Geltrú taking place in July.

The summer courses offered by the Campus Universitari de la Mediterrània (CUM); the interdisciplinary school of the Municipality of Vilanova i La Geltrú (Catalonia) will offer a 30-hour training (20 hours in-campus and 10 hours online) of five days ( … Continue reading

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News from Bulgaria: meeting of Focus Group

A meeting of Focus group 2 under the “Training Program for Future School Leaders (TrainLead)”  “Erasmus+” program, was held on April 25th 2017. It was headed by Eleonora Lilova, PhD, Principal of 2nd Secondary School “Acad. Emilian Stanev”, and moderated by Vanya Kastreva Ph.D, Head of the Sofia-city … Continue reading

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Webinar destined to enhance teacher leadership

A Webinar destined to enhance teacher leadership in educational technology took place on 1st June. The webinar “Teachers Active Agents in Educational Technology Innovation” featured various professionals who shared their expertise in regards of enhancing solutions for IT in the classrooms. … Continue reading

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News from Barcelona: new Edcamp teacher trainings are coming!!!

Teacher training summer camp based on construction of knowledge are coming next month to the Catalan areas of Garrotxa and the city of Mataró. It is aimed at teachers empowering themselves and cooperating by debating and finding solutions to commonly … Continue reading

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M&M’s Focus Groups: knowing the reality!!

The interviewing method chosen were individual online interviews using Skype as support. This method was chosen due to the technical difficulty to make all of our interviewees meet in one single focus group. For the first focus group, our six … Continue reading

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News from the Romanian national conference, “European Dimension of Educational Institutions”

The national conference “European dimension of educational institutions” was an event initiated by the “Tudor Vladimirescu” Kindergarten from Craiova, under the patronage of the Dolj County School Inspectorate, Department of European Projects and Dolj Teachers’ House. The conference, that is … Continue reading

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At the kick off: what the partners thought

At our first kick off meeting in Sofia, partners told us of their hopes and wishes for TrainLead and provided some helpful words of encouragement and advice as you can see from the videos below…

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What difference will TrainLead make?

As part of the Kick Off meeting process in Sofia, we discussed what we thought difference the project would have on participants.  We workshopped what we thought participants would be thinking both before and after their participation in TrainLead and … Continue reading

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First Days: the TrainLead Kick Off Meeting!

The TrainLead Kick Off meeting started on 28 November 2016 at the Sofia Regional Management of Education.  Welcomed by Mrs. Vaniya Kastreva, the seven partner organisations enjoyed a day of introductions, stimulations and the best of Bulgarian hospitality and cuisine.

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