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Inclusive education: tackling with classroom diversity and early school leaving training course by IDEC in Greece

Inclusive education: tackling with classroom diversity and early school leaving

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Managing diversity in classrooms, supporting all students with individual education plans, prevention of early school leaving.

ECVET points: 3.5

Target groups

Staff at all types of education and training organizations:

  • Directors / headmasters
  • School psychologists and counselors
  • Administrative staff
  • Teachers / trainers

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand diversity and identify students with learning difficulties
  • Be able to determine students individual learning needs and appropriate methods of assessment
  • Be able to design curricula and lessons to support all students
  • Be able to draw individual education plans
  • Master different teaching and learning techniques, responding to different individual needs
  • Be able to collaborate with the education community and with parents to support all students
  • Develop plans for preventing early school leaving


  • Presentations
  • Examples and case studies
  • Workshops and exercises facilitated by the trainer

Thematic units

  • Diversity in classrooms: supportive and inclusive education
  • Assessment for learning
  • Curriculum design and programming to support all students
  • Individual Education Plans
  • Effective teaching and learning: Supporting all students
  • Monitoring, recording and reporting student learning
  • Working collaboratively with families, the school community and allied professionals
  • Using the knowledge in your own school

Learning material

The learning material consists of presentations and support material. The learning material will be available on-line in English language.


Betty Aggeletaki. Adult trainer, psychologist counselor, special education specialist.


Tuition fee:

  • for the 5 days course it is 350 euro per person
  • for the 7 days course it is 490 euro per person

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 Korinthia)
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

Lila Anthopoulou, tel: +30 2104286227, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Indicative training programme

Day 1
Presentation of participants
Expectations from the training course
Introduction to the training course, syllabus, methodology, learning outcomes
Diversity in classrooms: Supportive and inclusive education
The term ‘inclusion’ and its historical development.
Terms used when catering for students with special educational needs.
Insight into coping with a learning difficulty.
Activity: Ways in which learning difficulties and disabilities impact on the learning of students.
Assessment for learning
How to determine a student’s learning needs, using multiple sources of information.
How to determine which form of assessment is appropriate for different learning tasks.
The process of ‘curriculum-based assessment’.
Day 2
Curriculum design and programming to support all students
Different models of programming to support the learning of all students.
Devise a model of programming and reflect on classroom practice.
Understand the range of differentiation options available for meeting the needs of students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Individual Education Plans
Purpose of Individual Education Plans (IEP).
How to manage the process of developing an IEP for a student.
Identification strategies for involving others in the development of an IEP.
Identification of school structures and processes that support the dynamic use of an IEP.
Activity: Developing Individual Education Plans
Day 3
Effective teaching and learning: Supporting all students
Processes for effective teaching.
Meaning of ‘effective instruction’ and ‘explicit teaching’.
Strategies that can be used to enhance teaching and learning for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Understand what is meant by ‘strategy instruction’.
Identification of the strategies that can be used in classrooms.
Day 4
Monitoring, recording and reporting student learning
Processes for monitoring and reporting student learning.
How evidence from student learning maybe used to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching.
Processes for monitoring and recording.
Identification of a range of reporting approaches that provide rich information to families about their children’s learning.
Activity: Early school leaving prevention plan
Working collaboratively with families, the school community and allied professionals
The nature and value of collaborative relationships.
Features of effective collaborative relationships.
Ways of working with para educators.
Ways of effectively collaborating with other educators and allied professionals.
Day 5
Using the knowledge in your own school
Reflect on the practices in your classroom and school.
Develop an action plan for your classroom and school.
Identify sources of support.
Reflexion - evaluation of the training course
Certificates – Europass Mobility
Closure and farewell

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Training sessions

Location Dates
Piraeus 4-8/3/2019
Piraeus 15-19/7/2019
Piraeus 18-22/11/2019
Piraeus 17-23/5/2020 (7 days)
Piraeus 23-29/8/2020 (7 days)


I think the course was perfect. Thank you!

Nijole, Siauliu "Romuvos" gimnazija, Romania

The seminar covered my expectation and gave more contents in addition.

Gabriella, IISS "M. Bellisario", Italy

The trainer of the seminar was excellent. Everything was great!

Marijana, Pujanke Elementary School, Croatia

Good training in a friendly context. Very good organization.

Marie, Haute Ecole Albert Jacquard, Belgium

I enjoyed, thank you.

Biljana, Primary school "Lazo Angelovski", Macedonia

I enjoyed it!

Zoja, Kauno A. Puškino gimnazija, Lithuania

Overall impression is very good.

Nina, Kauno A. Puškino gimnazija, Lithuania

This course was very good for me. I have many new ideas.

Guntars, Aglona Boarding Secondary school, Latvia

Thanks a lot! I felt good, safe, and got inspired.

Ann, vzw KBS (Katholieke Basisscholen Schoten), Belgium

Very good. Will recommend to my colleagues.

Maritta, Oppimis- ja ohjauskeskus Valteri, Mäntykangas, Finland

It was a nice experience, I learned new things from colleagues from other countries and I liked it!

Otilia, Scoala gimnaziala Grajduri, Romania

I had a great time here. I met alot of nice people:colleagues and trainer. It was a great experience and i would recommend to all who want to spend perfect moments in a beautiful country with beautiful people.

Daniela, Scoala gimnaziala Grajduri, Romania

In general an excellent organisation, meeting all kinds of expectations, providing exceptional hospitality.

Vaida, Kauno "Vyturio" gimnazija, Lithuania

Much information was transferred, the atmosphere was really relaxed, I learned a lot and enjoyed the course.

Viola, Gymnasium Kirchheim, Germany

I am so glad to return to IDEC - the best course ever!

Daiva, Kauno "Vyturio" gimnazija, Lithuania

The course had a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and was very well organised, also the social programme

Marion, Schiller-Gymnasium in Cologne, Germany

Everything was ok. Atmosphere was very nice.

Marlena, Katarzyna & Agnieszka, Specjalny Osrodek Szkolno-Wychowawczy w Sieradzu, Poland

Good organisation and nice to meet colleagues from different countries in Europe.

Petra, Upplands-Bro gymnasiet, Sweden

It’s very interesting to meet European colleagues.

Madeleine, Upplands-Bro gymnasiet, Sweden

Very interesting and useful.


A great experience!


Thank you for this week. We learnt a lot of new ways to work more efficiently. We had a wonderful trainer! Thank you Betty!


Thank for your way to organise this course!

Oana Valerica, COLEGIUL SILVIC "BUCOVINA", Romania

It was a really nice experience. I had the pleasure to meet very interesting people and exchange ideas about education. I was informed about issues that I am interested in. Thank you all.

Stella, Greece

All was most than perfect!! Thank you!

Adriana, Scoala Gimnaziala "Silvania", Romania

I was very happy to participate in this course. I got good ideas, shared experiences. Thank you all.

Sandra, Kaunas Rokai Gymnasium, Lithuania

I had many useful information which I’ll absolutely use in my work. Thank you!

Giedre, Kaunas Rokai Gymnasium, Lithuania

This course met my expectations and gave me inspirations and willpower to continue my work.

Ülle, Tallinna Kuristiku Gymnasium, Estonia

Very interesting course that offer the opportunity to compare with other European schools.


This course is an opportunity to combine personal experiences with theory. I got a lot of tips for my future work with students, parents and teachers from my school.

Camelia, Scoala Gimnaziala "Silvania", Romania

I spent two weeks here, I’ll return to Spain plenty of new ideas and grateful about IDEC (not only Betty, also Lila and Xenia). I wish you all the best!!

Ana Isabel, IES J IBAÑEZ MARTIN, Spain

Before any pedagogical experience, it was a memorable social experience. The participants shared their impressions and their vision about the educational system of their counties. At the end we were convinced that everything is perfectible.

Maria-Lavinia, COLEGIUL TEHNIC „ION HOLBAN”, Romania

Thanks for organization and for all! Nice country, nice people. Very kindly, hearty and helpful! Thanks!

Inga A., Aizkraukles Vakara(maiņu) vidusskola, Latvia

I have new impression on my job and in my private life.

Inga D., Aizkraukles Vakara(maiņu) vidusskola, Latvia

The trainer (Betty) is an extraordinary person who share her experiences and put accent on poetical aspects, is very structured and create an excellent atmosphere.

Doina, Liceul Stefan Procopiu, Romania

The training course really exceeded my expectations! It immersed me because it approached both the professional side of the teaching job and the spiritual / psychological side. I am leaving the training course with a lot of ideas to put in practice in my school. For me the training course worked like a revelation. Thank you! :)

Gabriela, Liceul Stefan Procopiu, Romania

Keep it that way because you are doing great things and for people who need continuous training whether they are at the beginning of their career or are advanced. Thanks for everything! P.S. Betty you are the best trainer!


All information is useful, and we will apply it in practice.


This course is learning new ways of working with students with disabilities. Thank you very much!!


The course helped me to improve my professional activity.


The course was very interesting..


It was a very nice course. I learned a lot and it was nice to meet you all.

Maria, 10iCampus, Denmark

We got a lot of practical tools for dealing with the topic and useful information as well as opportunity to express our own opinion and share experiences with colleagues from another schools and countries

Zorica, Tehnička škola “Drvo art”, Serbia

I have loved my time here in Greece and the IDEC organization left me with a very professional impression. Thank you!

Susanne, 10iCampus, DK

Course was very good!

Vilius, Kretinga r. Vydmantai gymnasium, Lithuania

Courses were good and useful, well organized.

Rasa, Kretinga r. Vydmantai gymnasium, Lithuania

Trainer are good, well organized.

Inga, Kretinga r. Vydmantai gymnasium, Lithuania

Sharing experiences with European colleagues, learning with fun and exploring strategies to make our students feel unique. This is IDEC.


Warm atmosphere, hospitality and good organization. All in the correct time.

Alida, Grobiņa primary school, Latvia

I learnt a lot from the course and I had fun!


The course was very interesting and useful. The organization was good, also the teacher was communicative and charismatic.

Giorgio, ITS "E. Mattei" DECIMOMANNU, Italia

Perfect organization from all the points of view, offered by a kind staff and professional, familiar and empathic atmosphere.


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We are available to reply 
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Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Weekend and official holidays: Closed

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18536 Piraeus, Greece
Tel: (0030) 2104286227
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Email: idec@trainingcentre.gr



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