Study tours in education – decentralisation reform // expired
This opportunity is perfectly suited for:
- Teachers and school principals (headmasters, counsellors) from small and medium-sized cities (excluding oblast centres). Preference is given to schools from amalgamated communities and “base schools”;
- Those directly involved in the decentralisation process and who have adopted best practices of the educational reform process;
- Specialists working in the development of the strategic framework for educational decentralization.
This opportunity offers participation in a week-long study tour in Slovakia, focusing on the decentralisation of education, in order to
- Internationalise networks;
- Exchange and reflect on the institutional organisation of a decentralised educational system (while ensuring the quality of education); on school-related concepts and methodologies, approaches and working methods, success-models and challenges;
- Receive training and build capacities for professional and organisational advancement.
- Week-long study tour in a group of seven people;
- Travel costs, accommodation, and per diem expenses;
- Translation provided;
- Study tour programme designed by House of Europe in collaboration with EU partners;
- Visits of selected educational institutions in Slovakia (e. g. Ministry of Education, research institutes, schools)
- Meetings with fellow teachers and with specialists on curriculum development and education quality assurance;
- Input by sector experts (e. g. lectures, workshops)
- Practical training and capacity building
- Confirmation that you are a resident of Ukraine and at least 18 years old: provide a scan of the first page of your passport indicating your birth date
- At least five years of professional experience in the field of education
- Your professional CV
- Motivation letter
- Two recommendation letters from employers or/and an organisation you have worked with
More information in Guideline for applicants
- Only individual applications are eligible, group applications are not.
- You can apply for only one study tour within one call.
- If unsuccessful, you may apply again in the next call.
- You may take part only once in a House of Europe study tour.
- However, you may still be eligible to apply for other House of Europe opportunities.
- You must have a biometric passport or be able to obtain a biometric passport, or you must obtain a visa for the intended EU country(-ies) of travel for insertion in your valid non-biometric passport.
- You are responsible for all personal travel documents, including visas, insurance, and biometric passport.
- In the event you are under a valid EU travel ban you are ineligible for this event.
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