Start: 15-10-2017 – End: 14-10-2020
Project Reference: 586300-EPP-1-2017-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP
EU Grant: 750820 EUR
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Capacity Building in higher education
According to the Albanian national strategy of pre-university education 2014-2020, the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth , partner in this project aims to bring a good solution to the specific need of raising the competencies of in-service teachers at the non-tertiary education level by asking Albanian universities to contribute to build a high quality Vocational Education and Training (VET) system for teachers by means of transforming themselves into main providers of ongoing professional development of teachers. The project aims to develop reforms to the teaching profession at the non-tertiary education level for in-service training for teachers by designing, implementing and monitoring a comprehensive lifelong learning (LLL) Teacher Training System in which Albanian universities will be the main providers by the creation of LLL Centres guaranteeing the sustainability of the project. This aim offers something new to the existing situation since it puts universities as main providers of LLL training for teachers within a structured framework of a VET system. In this sense, the project strengthens the relationship between higher education and the wider economic and social environment. The key output of the project is the establishment of an LLL Teacher Training System at the Ministry level by Designing and implementation of training courses for improving teaching and learning competencies for in-service teachers aligned with the UE and MoES strategy. Establishment of LLL Centres in Albanian universities.Creation of the Albanian Network of LLL Centres for Teacher Training (NCTT).Training of teacher educators from the academic staff of Albanian universities who will be the trainers of in-service teachers.Establishment of MoES registration database and accreditation system. A formal process for registering, accreditation and follow up of teacher training programmes, with the recognition of MoES.
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