Preparing Primary Teachers to Lead Inclusive Learning

PRETTi

Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

PRETTi’s Joint Staff Training in Spain, hosted by University of Cordoba

During the 5-day training the participating organizations taught teachers from the two partner schools how to train other (external to the consortium) teachers on applying the PRETTi Handbook and achieved so-called “domino effect”

From 4th to 8th of March 2018, University of Cordoba, Spain held a meeting of the Erasmus+ project Primary teachers to lead inclusive learning (PReTTi). Participants from NART – Bulgaria, RAABE Bulgaria, SU ‘Vasil Kanchov” - Vratsa, University of Bucharest, University of Cordoba, VÚDPaP – Slovakia, Základná škola Dubová – Bratislava took part in the event.  

The training was divided into two major sessions, following the structure of PRETTi Handbook:

PRETTi Dissemination conference in September

An international conference ends the two-year project

The final dissemination conference „Preparing primary teachers to lead inclusive learning“ will take place on September,28, 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The aim of the conference is to get together primary school teachers, headmasters, national authorities’ representatives and other relevant stakeholders.

During the conference the results of the project and the PRETTi Handbook will be presented before all the stakeholders. The conference will be with an international scope with at least 100 local and 50 foreign participants.

10 Items that can make the classroom more inclusive

Schools must create opportunities using activities, space and materials so that all students can learn

Inclusive education is based on an attitude towards educating students with special needs. Essentially, it does not differentiate between students who are typically developing and students who are not. It is about educating all students, alongside same-age peers and peers with varying abilities, in a general education classroom.

Inclusive education is reliant on student access to curriculum. Here are 10 items that can make the classroom environment more inclusive:

1. A Large Table