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Lifelong training of History and Geography teachers in the knowledge society

Monday, February 28, 2011

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Project co-financed from the European Social Fund through the Sectorial Operational Program for Human Resources Development 2007 - 2013
Priority Axis 1 "Education and professional training in support of economic growth and 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 History and Geography teachers in the knowledge society"
Beneficiary: University "Valahia" in Târgovişte
Contract identification number: POSDRU/87/1.3/S/62651

PRESS RELEASE

Târgovişte, 28th of February 2011


"Valahia" University in Târgovişte, in partnership with the University "Constantin Brâncuşi" Târgu Jiu, SIVECO Romania SA and the Center for Development and Innovation in Education (TEHNE), run the activities specific to the project "Lifelong training of History and Geography teachers in the knowledge society", based on protocols of collaboration with the School Inspectorate and the Teaching Staff House in ach county.

The training program included two accredited courses: "Empowerment on curriculum" and "Lifelong professional training on the component of differentiated training of pupils", each set with 89 hours and 25 transferable professional credits.

Soon, will start the procedure for selecting participants in the training courses, according to strict selection criteria, through on-line applications based on CVs and/or portfolio, within the portal www.istorie-geografie.ro.
The project is addressed to the teaching staff from pre-university education, to teachers teaching history and geography, but also to teachers /tutors, from the regions South-Muntenia (counties Argeş, Călăraşi, Dâmboviţa, Giurgiu, Ialomiţa, Prahova, Teleorman) and South-West Oltenia (the counties Dolj, Gorj, Mehedinţi, Olt, Vâlcea).

The courses will take place on Saturday and Sunday, in schools from the counties the participants belong to. Attending courses is free of charge and is finalizd through granting two professional certificates.

The project's innovative note is creating an on-line collaborative environment addressed to all teaching staff envisaged, that would contain the support IT instruments for the lifelong training. Also, a portal of the history and geography teachers will be produced (www.istorie-geografie.ro), functional, managed and continuously updated with specialty information.

Through the project implementation, one ensures the access to modern alternative lifelong training methods, increasing the teaching staff's capacity of scheduling the teaching approach starting from the pupils' needs and interests.

Contact Person:
Dănuţ Tanislav - Communication Expert
University "Valahia" in Târgovişte
Tel.: 0726226671; 0734673905; 0245613220; Fax: 0245610553
E-mail: proiectposdru62651@yahoo.com
Web: www.istorie-geografie.ro