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Belgium - Henallux Namur

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Belgium - presentation from the Retain final conference

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Belgium - Henallux Namur

  1. 1. Belgium HENALLUX - Namur • Activities carried out • Learnt? • Promoting factors • Challenges • Good practice • Ideas for recommendations RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  2. 2. Activities carried out • Work with schools (4 schools – lower secondary) • Work with last year students / newly qualified teachers • Work with individuals RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  3. 3. Activities carried out • Discussions with heads of schools • Discussions / workshops with novice and senior teachers (mixed group) • Discussions with staff members in charge of the integration / inclusion of novice teachers RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  4. 4. Activities carried out • Professional identity + Collaboration with the external world • Pedagogical relationship (S. Biémar – grid) • Evolution professional identity (Motus – pictures) • SWOT analysis • Bono’s thinking hats • Inclusion Compass RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  5. 5. Pedagogical relationship (S. Biémar) Describe, discuss and analyse a good / bad pedagogical relationship one has experienced Too distant Too close Too authoritarian Too flexible Too much centred Too much on content centred on pupils’s interests Too much centred Too much centred on his own on the different methodology learning styles of the pupils RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  6. 6. Professional identity – evolution (game – MOTUS) Choosing pictures about one’s representations of the teacher profession - before starting the studies - at the end of the studies - after some time working as a teacher Discussion about the evolution, the reasons for these changes RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  7. 7. Examples – game Motus RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium Before studying Before studying AND after some time in the job After some time in the job
  8. 8. SWOT analysis Identify and analyse one’s strengths and weaknesses and the opportunities and threats of a given situation Strengths Opportunities Weaknesses Threats RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  9. 9. BONO’s hats Looking at a given situation from different perspectives - White hat – information - facts - Yellow hat – positive aspects - benefits - Black hat – devil’s advocate - Red hat – feelings - emotions - Green hat - creativity – possibilities - alternatives - Blue hat – control process – checking that the guidelines are observed RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  10. 10. Inclusion Compass Also implies looking at a given situation from different perspectives and in a global way. RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  11. 11. Learnt? • Teachers have few opportunities to discuss about their profession / professional identity • Teachers are looking for good practice / examples • (De)motivation is not a question of being novice / senior, even though senior teachers tend to stay in the job • (De)motivation is not a question of age RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  12. 12. Learnt? • Importance of personal experience • Importance of individual differences • Importance of emotions • Importance of the external world • Importance of working on the long term (one meeting is not enough) • Importance of collaboration • Combination of tools RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  13. 13. Promoting factors • Schools already involved in a reflection about how to integrate / include novice teachers • Heads of school interested in the project, in learning from a European perspective RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  14. 14. Challenges • TIME – Overload of work for teachers (not involving teaching) – Meetings with teachers • The importance of the EXTERNAL WORLD (political decisions – other stakeholders in education and the communication with them) • CHANGES – wish for security / reluctance / inevitability • Wish for EXAMPLES / GOOD PRACTICE • Teachers often feel PERSONALLY INVOLVED – make the difference between « profession » and « person » - Introspection is difficult. RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  15. 15. Challenges • Different kinds of novice teachers • Young teachers fresh out of initial training • Teachers not yet qualified • Teachers coming back after some time in other positions • Teachers teaching their qualification (vocational schools – subjects) RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  16. 16. Good practice - Different schools – different programmes - More or less elaborated - More or less time-consuming - Different subjects / pedagogical aspects - Documents / meetings - Individual / group RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  17. 17. Ideas for recommendations • Provide examples of good practice (from a European perspective) • Encourage collaboration • Encourage whole school policy • Encourage both in the subjects taught and pedagogical support • Life-long learning – build bridges between pre- and in-service learning RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  18. 18. Any questions? RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium
  19. 19. Thank you for your attention! RETAIN - Final conference - April 2016 HENALLUX - Namur - Belgium

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