Launching the project "Lifelong training of teaching staff in using modern IT resources for efficient teaching of English language and evaluation at European level of linguistic skills" | SIVECO Romania

Launching the project "Lifelong training of teaching staff in using modern IT resources for efficient teaching of English language and evaluation at European level of linguistic skills"

Monday, January 31, 2011

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Project co-financed from the European Social Fund through the Sectorial Operational Program Human Resources Development 2007 - 2013

Priority Axis no. 1: "Education and professional training in support of economic growth and the development of the knowledge based society"
Major field of intervention 1.3. "Human resources development in education and professional training"
Project title: "Lifelong training of teaching staff in using modern IT resources for efficient teaching of English language and evaluation at European level of linguistic skills"
Contract identification no.: POSDRU/87/1.3/S/62665.

Launching the project "Lifelong training of teaching staff in using modern IT resources for efficient teaching of English language and evaluation at European level of linguistic skills"

31th of January 2011

The Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports, in partnership with SIVECO Romania, is implementing starting with date of 01.11.2010, the strategic project "Lifelong training of teaching staff in using modern IT resources for efficient teaching of English language and evaluation at European level of linguistic skills" POSDRU/87/1.3/S/62665.

The project is running for a period of 30 months and is co-funded by the EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND through Operation Sectorial Program for Human Resources Development 2007 - 2013, Priority Axis 1: Education and professional training in support of economic growth and the development of the knowledge based society, Major Field of Intervention 1.3. "Human resources development in education and professional training".

The project target group is formed of 4,500 teaching staff teaching English. They will be selected from 4,000 teaching units from all the development regions in the country.

The project general objective is improving the quality of human resources in education through developing skills of the teaching staff with help of modern technologies, with the purpose to use digital instruments in the efficient teaching of English and standardized evaluation of linguistic competences.

The project specific objectives are:
• Developing career opportunities for the teaching staff in the target group, through assimilating new knowledge, proved through study certificates and obtaining of transferable credits;
• Development of the capacity to provide programs for lifelong professional training of the applicant by training the trainees which will be involved directly within the project and implementation of ITC instruments for training;
• Introducing the ITC use in the training of the teaching staff and improving the ITC knowledge of the teaching staff through modern training tools;
• Implementing instruments for standardized evaluation of linguistic competences based on EuroPass model;
• Creating a virtual network among the members of the target group;
• Promoting innovation in transparent monitoring of the professional training for ensuring the quality of the teachers' training program and in encouraging them to use ITC in the teaching and evaluation of linguistic skills.

The project contributes to the development and increasing of competitiveness of the human resources in education, by providing English teachers a professional training program centered on interactive pedagogical technique, aligned to European standards and using modern ITC instruments in teaching and evaluation.

For more information, please contact us:
Telephone: +40 730 020697
E-mail: margareta.martin@siveco.ro
Contact person: Margareta Marin.