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USPEH:TRAINING LIFE SKILLSANDKEY COMPETENCES   FOR   SUCCESS INENGLISH AND DEUTSCH LANGUAGESCHOOL                  Emilia ...
Welcome
OrientationThe beginning Life skills?Key competences?The project What are the benefits?
Did you ever    wonder?.
Main problems:   Life skills are not priority at schools   Dominating knowledge over skills   Lack of practice “in” and...
Successful people know how to:How to Set Goals and      How to Negotiate andManage Time               Use ContractsHow to ...
Word      Numbersmart      smartMusic     Bodysmart     smart        Why don’t they                       teach us this at...
Definitions:      Key competences are a                   combination of knowledge,                   skills and attitude...
Why Life skills?    “Children enter school as question marks and           leave as periods.” Neil Postman“Life     skill...
Social interaction is….         Shyness          Rude
Goals:    1    •   To increase motivation of students for participating in             educational process, by specific wo...
The project’s extracurricular activities     Cultural awareness and                              • Acting for Drama Theatr...
Project’s extracurricular activities:  Learning to learn     • EDS museum – collecting and  and gathering of        archiv...
Summaryover 320 studentsparticipating in workshops 13 teachers involved astutors and 3 in the projectmanagement3 years ...
Doing Your Best: Define   challenges     Technological as well as personal Set   realistic expectation     Mastery is ...
Resources http://uspeh.mon.bg/?m=1 http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/e ducation_training_youth/lifelong_learning /c...
QUESTIONS?
THANK YOU FOR YOURKIND ATTENTION
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  1. 1. USPEH:TRAINING LIFE SKILLSANDKEY COMPETENCES FOR SUCCESS INENGLISH AND DEUTSCH LANGUAGESCHOOL Emilia Crushcov  26 April 2012
  2. 2. Welcome
  3. 3. OrientationThe beginning Life skills?Key competences?The project What are the benefits?
  4. 4. Did you ever wonder?.
  5. 5. Main problems: Life skills are not priority at schools Dominating knowledge over skills Lack of practice “in” and “out” of the class room Unsatisfactory level of formation and development of creative thinking and analysis, decision-making skills, handling life situations, risk management skills, help seeking skills and access to services, setting goals and perspective taking skills. Consistency in teachers training and development
  6. 6. Successful people know how to:How to Set Goals and How to Negotiate andManage Time Use ContractsHow to Make People Like How to Save and InvestThem and Network How to Spread an IdeaHow to Read a Financial and Basic MarketingStatement How to Speed Read and the Power of AudioHow to gather Booksinformation How to self-motivateLateral Thinking How to deal with stress
  7. 7. Word Numbersmart smartMusic Bodysmart smart Why don’t they teach us this atPicture People school? smart smart . Self NatureSmart smart
  8. 8. Definitions:  Key competences are a combination of knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to the context. They are particularly necessary for personal fulfillment and development, social inclusion, active citizenship and employment.  Key competences are essential in a knowledge society and guarantee more flexibility in the labour force, allowing it to adapt more quickly to constant changes in an increasingly interconnected world. They are also a major factor in innovation, productivity and competitiveness, and they contribute to the motivation and satisfaction of workers and the quality of work.
  9. 9. Why Life skills? “Children enter school as question marks and leave as periods.” Neil Postman“Life skills?! Excuse me, they are given bynature or by God.” University teacher “Kids have no skills for work , skills for learning,they have no skills about how to handle stressfulsituation, no skills to handle personal problems.”Director of a schoolОт доклад МОМН,УНИЦЕФ и Експертни анализи; 2008
  10. 10. Social interaction is…. Shyness Rude
  11. 11. Goals: 1 • To increase motivation of students for participating in educational process, by specific workshops according to their unique talents, interest and needs. 2 • To develop new knowledge, skills and competences in students 3 • To rationalize the leisure of students by addressing their preferred personal expression 4 • To reduce the number of drop-outs and the occurrence of destructive behavior
  12. 12. The project’s extracurricular activities Cultural awareness and • Acting for Drama Theatre expression • Forum Theatre Communication in the • Journalist club mother tongue • Debate club Mathematical competence and basic • Touch the nature competences in science and technology • Web design Digital competence • Photo-coverage of events .
  13. 13. Project’s extracurricular activities: Learning to learn • EDS museum – collecting and and gathering of archiving the memory of the information school • Stop and Think! Social and civic • Key Competences for success competences Sense of initiative • Business skills and entrepreneurship • Cross Fit Club Healthy lifestyle
  14. 14. Summaryover 320 studentsparticipating in workshops 13 teachers involved astutors and 3 in the projectmanagement3 years plan
  15. 15. Doing Your Best: Define challenges  Technological as well as personal Set realistic expectation  Mastery is not achieved overnight Keep your eye on the goal  Training and mentorships programs
  16. 16. Resources http://uspeh.mon.bg/?m=1 http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/e ducation_training_youth/lifelong_learning /c11090_en.htm
  17. 17. QUESTIONS?
  18. 18. THANK YOU FOR YOURKIND ATTENTION

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