Evaluation and Quality Assurance in education and training - training course by IDEC in Greece

Evaluation and Quality Assurance in education and training

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Scope

To provide the necessary skills and competencies to managing, administrating and teaching staff of schools, so as to ensure the quality and the effective evaluation of education at all levels. The course will provide insight at the developments at European level as well as at quality assurance and evaluation methodologies applied in education.

ECVET points: 3.5

Target groups

Staff at all types of education and training organizations:

  • Directors / headmasters
  • Quality managers
  • Quality inspectors / evaluators
  • Administrative staff
  • Teachers / trainers

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the training course, the participant is expected to:

  • Understand the European quality assurance policies in education and training
  • Be able to select the most appropriate quality assurance framework
  • Design the evaluation framework for school evaluation and/or project evaluation
  • Develop evaluation methods and tools
  • Conduct the evaluation, analyse evaluation findings and use the results

Methodology

  • Presentations
  • Workshops

Thematic units

  • Quality assurance policies
  • Quality assurance frameworks and standards
  • Design of the evaluation framework
  • Data collection
  • Analysis and use of evaluation results

Learning material

The learning material consists of presentations and support material in English language.

Trainer

Natassa Kazantzidou: European projects consultant, responsible for IDEC lifelong learning centre, trainer. Specific expertise in the field of evaluation of education, European education policies, European projects in education.

Aris Chronopoulos: Management consultant, European projects manager, quality management systems design and implementation, trainer in QMS related trainings.

Cost

Tuition fee: 350 euro per person for 5 days training and 420 euro for 6 days training
The cost includes the learning material and the certificates: Certificate of completion, Europass Certificate Supplement, Europass Mobility.

Cultural activities: 80 euro per person (Not applicable for the courses organised in Chania)
The cost includes a) a walking tour of Piraeus and welcome dinner, b) a guided tour of Athens, visit to Archaeological sites and c) common dinner with live music in Athens. The cost of local transportation and the entrance fees to sites and museums are not included.

The cost can be funded by Erasmus+ programme KA1 mobility of staff.

Further information

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Indicative training programme

Day 1
European Policies
Quality in education
Quality in school education
Quality in vocational education
Workshop: Exchange of experiences, examples of national initiatives, good practices
Day 2
Quality management: basic principles
An introduction to ISO 9001
Defining the organisation
Identifying, mapping and monitoring processes
Dealing with problems, identifying opportunities for improvement
Exercise 1: Development of process map and core processes
Exercise 2: Problems solving
EFQM excellence model
EQAVET
Day 3
Case study: Benchmarking of Quality assurance in vocational schools
Exercise: on-line self-assessment of quality assurance practices
Introduction to evaluation
Design your own evaluation framework
Exercise: Planning the evaluation
Framing the evaluation
Exercise: Identifying the stakeholders
Day 4
Designing what to evaluate
Exercise: Define criteria and indicators
Data collection
Exercise: Data collection planning
Data collection methods: interviews, questionnaires, focus groups
Exercise: Development of data collection tools
Day 5
Analyse and use results
Problems and pitfalls
Reflexion - evaluation of the training course
Certificates – Europass Mobility

Training sessions

Location Dates Duration
Piraeus 4-8/5/2020 5 days
Piraeus 30/11-4/12/2020 5 days
Piraeus 19-23/4/2021 5 days
Chania July 2021  Summer school 2021 - 6 days
Piraeus 29/11-3/12/2021 5 days

Testimonials

Very professional organisation throughout!

John, DE LA SALLE COLLEGE, Malta

I would recommend this course on evaluation to other teachers who would like to develop this knowledge on the topic. I leave with important tools that I will adapt to my school evaluation context.

Alina Maria, Şcoala Gimnazială ,,Toma Cocișiu", Blaj, Romania

Well-organised professional and friendly. Trainers come from diverse employment backgrounds to inform the courses taught.

Lisa, United Kingdom

The course was provided by an organization that is expert on quality assurance and all is practical what they teach.

Øystein, Stavanger offshore tekniske skole kurssenter, Norway

Natassa and Aris proved me that learning can be exciting, inspiring, challenging and fun at any age. Long live Lifelong learning!

Mirjana, Učilište Jantar, Croatia

It was a very good opportunity to know practical tools of evaluation. The training course was very useful for our practice in schools. Thanks.

Kamil, Gymnasium Sv. Andreja, Slovakia

Thanks a lot for good materials, resources, you did a great job! And yes we will practice.

Ľubica, Bilingválne gymnázium Milana Hodžu, Slovakia

A great experience for me.

Bruno, MJC, France

Une Grèce secrète repose au Cœur de tous les hommes d’Occident” André Malraux. Food for thought, support, enthusiasm, material and adequate coaching and training. You’ve got it all at IDEC!

Sylvie Le Moel – Philippe, MJC, France

Everybody who wants to build up his organisation quality and evaluation system or improve it should come to IDEC!

Lee, Tallinna Männi Lasteaed, Estonia

The course was quite amazing- I got some new skills and at the same time I got to experience Greece culture and see the country.

Triin, Tallinna Männi Lasteaed, Estonia

I'm coming back to Poland with a happy fulfilled heart, new experiences and wider knowledge. I had a great time!

Blanka, Poland

I learned a lot of new things about evaluation. I will try to use the tools studied here in my school.

Natália, Agrupamento de Escolas Rosa Ramalho, Portugal

I liked to participate in the training. It had great quality and improved my knowledge on evaluation and quality assurance.

Maria Paula, Agrupamento de Escolas Rosa Ramalho, Portugal

I have enjoyed a lot in and outside the course. I recommend it!

Antonia, IES Bendinat, Spain

I would recommend this course on evaluation to other teachers who would like to develop this knowledge on the topic. I leave with important tools that I will adapt to my schools evaluation context.

Teresa, Agrupamento de Escolas Rosa Ramalho, Portugal

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