Preventing School Dropouts

Preventing School Dropouts Course aims to recognize and raise awareness of behaviorally challenging children and focuses what is going on within and how to handle and treat such emotionally vulnerable children.




Minimum number of participants required for the opening of the course is 8.

  • : Instructor : not assigned yet
  • : 03-07 July 2017 | 02-06 July 2018 (1 week)
  • : Helsinki / Finland (The course center has not been determined yet.)

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Basic Program

Program Fee: 350

  • : Include training course
  • : Not include food accommodation
  • : Not include airport transfer
  • : Not include local transportation
  • : Not include accommodation
  • : Not include Guide Service
  • : Not include Cultural activity

Note : This program includes only training course and price is only for one participant for 1 week(only weekdays).


Note :If you have another project topic, we can help you on the subject. But your participant's number is less than 8, service provider has right to change the course date but if you have more than 8 , you can determine the course dates as you want


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Overview and Course Background

To prevent school dropouts, schools need to develop a systemic approach that includes simultaneous activities on multiple levels: work with teachers, work with parents and work with pupils. Preventing School Dropouts Course aims to recognize and raise awareness of behaviorally challenging children and focuses what is going on within and how to handle and treat such emotionally vulnerable children.

Methodology

Participants are guided through practical steps of the topic with a combination of lectures, working in pairs/ groups, role play, discussion and examples from practice. The course focuses on step-by-step preventing methods through easy-to-follow exercises combined with case discussions.

Target Audience

The course is designed for all the teachers and professional workers in schools who would like to learn different methods and approaches for better understanding, working with, treating and managing emotionally vulnerable children and adolescents. Who Can Apply?: Teachers, teacher trainers, Head teachers / Principals

Certificate

You will receive a certificate from ETFA(European Training Faculty OÜ)

Course Objectives

By this course, participants will learn:
  • To collect data about student performance and characteristics related to dropping out
  • To identify potential problems early in the student's school experience Have the capacity to perform well under pressure
  • Incentives and supports to improve attendance
  • To encourage parent involvement
  • To help students to identify strengths and areas of interest and to explore career options that maximize interests and skills.

Program Content

TIME MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
WEEK 1 The Warm-Up: 1st week program, Aims and Objectives, Action Plan Introduction: Dropout Rates, Factors that influence school leaving Identifying Students at Risk #1: Monitoring students’ sense of engagement and belonging in school Identifying Students at Risk #2: Collecting and documenting accurate information on students absenteeism Identifying Students at Risk #3: Identifying Special Needs
... Core Strategies #1: Family Engagement, Collaboration with parents Core Strategies #2: Teacher Engagement, Providing Academic Support Core Strategies #3: Individualized Instruction, Personalizing Learning Environment Alternative School Settings: Focus on alternative education settings, Considering postsecondary goals Case Studies: Prevention of Dropouts, Solutions