Elos –education stretching bordershttp://eloseducation.info/ANITURRI BHIAgurain, ArabaTHE BASQUE COUNTRY
World of today• Globalized world• International world of workBut internationally oriented education?
What is Elos?• A school conceptand• A European network      (with support of LLP of EU)
Elos• Creates a curriculum of European and International  Orientation (EIO)• Based on the Common Framework for Europe  Com...
Elos• Elos - Education stretching borders (2010)  Elos = Europe as learning environment inschools (but not limited to Euro...
Priorities European Council• Strategic Objectives (ET 2020)  Strategic Framework for European cooperation in Education and...
European CouncilStrategic Objectives:• Making lifelong learning and mobility a reality• Improving the quality and efficien...
European CouncilKey competences:•   Learning to learn•   Entrepreneurship•   Social and cultural awareness•   Communicatio...
Why internationalisation?• Students benefit!• Teachers benefit!• Schools benefit!
Students benefit!• Elos prepares the students for learning, working and  living in a globalized world• Helps to form their...
Students benefit!• International cooperation with peers• Knowledge of one or more modern foreign languages• Informed and c...
Teachers benefit!• Exchanging best practices with colleagues  from Europe• Training and further education abroad• Take a l...
Schools benefit!• Elos = Unique selling point = marketing tool• Internationalisation is firmly rooted in schoolplan +  cur...
Schools benefit!• International recognition of competences and  knowledge of students• International acknowledgement of qu...
School standard• Including a European and International Orientation (‘EIO’)  in a variety of lessons and through activitie...
School standard•   Building the institution’s internal capacity to achieve these goals    (f.e. facilitate ‘Elos School Te...
Elos (vehicle)     Education stretching borders         EIO (content)European and International Orientation               ...
How to implement Elos?Implementation of Elos/EIO:• in curriculum, schoolplan, school information  guide• in year programme...
Elos/EIO in the classroomIn lessons:• making an investigation of all European themes in your  programmes and• rearranging ...
Elos/EIO in activitiesIn activities:•   including an international perspective•   visits abroad•   email and internet proj...
Elos! Then what?•   Check/reallocate EIO subject contents•   Building international network•   (Cross-subject) projects•  ...
Support for schools• Advice on grants/Comeniusprojects• National network meetings (school  coordinators, school heads, tea...
Elos Europe•   + 250 Elos schools, 17 countries•   125.000 students•   In 12 countries: national Elos centre and    nation...
Certification• For schools• For students
Certification•   School:-   Signing of Letter of commitment + selfevaluation-   Participation in network-   Awarded by nat...
Certification• Student:- Student portfolio based on CFEC, relevant to level of  education followed- Awarded by certified E...
Information• www.eloseducation.info•   http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net/web/p29244/welcome
Favour your pupils with an international start!
Follow ANITURRI BHI Blog: http://elosaniturri.wordpress.com/Web pages: http://www.aniturri.com/ http://www.aniturri.hez...
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  1. 1. Elos –education stretching bordershttp://eloseducation.info/ANITURRI BHIAgurain, ArabaTHE BASQUE COUNTRY
  2. 2. World of today• Globalized world• International world of workBut internationally oriented education?
  3. 3. What is Elos?• A school conceptand• A European network (with support of LLP of EU)
  4. 4. Elos• Creates a curriculum of European and International Orientation (EIO)• Based on the Common Framework for Europe Competence (CFEC)• Based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  5. 5. Elos• Elos - Education stretching borders (2010) Elos = Europe as learning environment inschools (but not limited to Europe) (2004-2009)
  6. 6. Priorities European Council• Strategic Objectives (ET 2020) Strategic Framework for European cooperation in Education and Training• Key competences European Framework for Key Competences for Lifelong Learning
  7. 7. European CouncilStrategic Objectives:• Making lifelong learning and mobility a reality• Improving the quality and efficiency of education and training• Promoting equity, social cohesion and active citizenship• Enhancing creativity and innovation, including entrepreneurship, at all levels of education and training
  8. 8. European CouncilKey competences:• Learning to learn• Entrepreneurship• Social and cultural awareness• Communication in foreign languages
  9. 9. Why internationalisation?• Students benefit!• Teachers benefit!• Schools benefit!
  10. 10. Students benefit!• Elos prepares the students for learning, working and living in a globalized world• Helps to form their identity: “The shortest way to yourself is a journey around the world”• New motivation for students
  11. 11. Students benefit!• International cooperation with peers• Knowledge of one or more modern foreign languages• Informed and critical citizens of Europe and the wider world• Key Competences: - Learning to learn - Entrepreneurship - Social and cultural awareness
  12. 12. Teachers benefit!• Exchanging best practices with colleagues from Europe• Training and further education abroad• Take a look over the borders: how do they operate?
  13. 13. Schools benefit!• Elos = Unique selling point = marketing tool• Internationalisation is firmly rooted in schoolplan + curriculum (not dependent on individuals)• Elos is suited for all programmes of learning and schooltypes• New motivation for staff and students
  14. 14. Schools benefit!• International recognition of competences and knowledge of students• International acknowledgement of quality of internationalisation in your school• Cooperation with like-minded schools in international network• Continuation of learning curriculum
  15. 15. School standard• Including a European and International Orientation (‘EIO’) in a variety of lessons and through activities abroad  development of Europe Competence (use of portfolio)• Striving towards embedding the Elos goals in the school curriculum and in the school policy to ensure coherence and sustainability
  16. 16. School standard• Building the institution’s internal capacity to achieve these goals (f.e. facilitate ‘Elos School Team/Coordinator’ to develop lesson plans and materials; etc.)• Being involved in structural international exchange activities with international partner schools/colleges and –if applicable- other organisations abroad• Taking part in general monitoring and evaluation activities at school level, national level and international level, and other relevant studies (when requested)
  17. 17. Elos (vehicle) Education stretching borders EIO (content)European and International Orientation coherence Learning cross curriculum Activities
  18. 18. How to implement Elos?Implementation of Elos/EIO:• in curriculum, schoolplan, school information guide• in year programmes• in activities plan• in programmes of examination• in programmes of quality assurance
  19. 19. Elos/EIO in the classroomIn lessons:• making an investigation of all European themes in your programmes and• rearranging the themes over the schoolyear(s) and avoid overlap• working together in lessons and projects with other subjects and schools (abroad) in order to create a cross curricular, coherent offer for students
  20. 20. Elos/EIO in activitiesIn activities:• including an international perspective• visits abroad• email and internet projects (eTwinning)• students and teachers exchanges• projects with partner schoolsPrepared and evaluated in school/lessons
  21. 21. Elos! Then what?• Check/reallocate EIO subject contents• Building international network• (Cross-subject) projects• Coherence between EIO and activities• Development of tests• Incorporation of Elos in curriculum, schoolpolicy, PR• Certification of school and student
  22. 22. Support for schools• Advice on grants/Comeniusprojects• National network meetings (school coordinators, school heads, teachers)• (Inter)national conferences• Quality evaluation based on a standard• Support for implementation of Elos/EIO in schools• Website and eTwinning
  23. 23. Elos Europe• + 250 Elos schools, 17 countries• 125.000 students• In 12 countries: national Elos centre and national Elos coordinator• European association and network• Links to enterprises and schools for further education
  24. 24. Certification• For schools• For students
  25. 25. Certification• School:- Signing of Letter of commitment + selfevaluation- Participation in network- Awarded by national coordinator- External evaluation every 3 yearsIf approved, then:- Elos school-certificate
  26. 26. Certification• Student:- Student portfolio based on CFEC, relevant to level of education followed- Awarded by certified Elos school- Elos student certificate- At the end of schoolcareer
  27. 27. Information• www.eloseducation.info• http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net/web/p29244/welcome
  28. 28. Favour your pupils with an international start!
  29. 29. Follow ANITURRI BHI Blog: http://elosaniturri.wordpress.com/Web pages: http://www.aniturri.com/ http://www.aniturri.hezkuntza.net NEW!!! Comenius web pages:  2012-2014: http://eew21.weebly.com/ NEW!!  2010-2012: http://culturechangeandsport.wordpress.com/  2008-2010: http://europeanagriculture.wordpress.com/

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