Center for Teacher Professional Development started cycle of trainings for
teachers involved in the “Initial Teacher Support” program. The trainings were
held in: Tbilisi, Adjara, Imereti, Samegrelo, Inner and Lower Kartli, Samtskhe-Javakheti
and Kakheti regions.
training-modules will help Teacher Inductees develop skills for practical
lesson delivery and professional development.
have already attended the first training stage, which covered issues in liaison
with the National Goals of General Education, National Curriculum, Teacher
Induction, Professional Development and Career Advancement Scheme and Teacher Standards.
Teachers also get information on self-evaluation questionnaire and self-assessment
tools and its correlation with the Teacher Standards and Professional
Development Scheme, essence of Teacher Portfolio and its development methods.
will also get acquainted with the effective communicative methods, conflict
resolution ways, principles of safe and motivated environment; Intercultural
Education issues, Class Management, Resource Management, lesson planning,
modern strategies of teaching and learning and principles of Inclusive
second training stage is practical application of the gained knowledge, results
analysis and discussing the encountered problems with trainers at the next
consultation session for further recommendations and consultations. The program participants are obliged to create
their professional portfolio based on practical work results. The third stage
includes the participants’ assessment.
The “Initial Teacher Support” program was enacted
as a pilot program from this academic year. The program aims at supporting
inductee teachers with up to 2 year tenure, via trainings, seminars, workshops,
conferences and individual consultations.