Sixth Multiplier Event

1. Event Theme - Successful students’ learning

2. Event Keynote Speakers

3. Event Schedule

Thursday 23 May 2019

Morning

08:30-09:00 Bus leaves from hotel for school visits

09:00-9:20 Welcome by Διευθυντής Δημοτικής Εκπαίδευσης, Cypriot students and heads!

09:20-12:30 Partner’s meeting

09:20-09:40 Andreas Tsiakkiros: Overview of the Cyprus Education System

9:40-10:10 Coffee break

10:10-12:00 Visits to Schools: School tour

12:00-12:30 Bus back to hotel

13:00 Lunch for foreign guests @ EUC

Afternoon

15:40-16:00 Registration – Lobby, Cultural Center

16:00-16:20 Welcome (EUC, KOED, Pedagogical Institution) – Cultural Center

16:20-16:40 Louca T. Loucas, European University Cyprus: Overview of the HeadsUP Project, Cultural Center

16:40-17:15 Prof. Katja Kansteiner, Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten, University of Education: Chances to learn for improvement on teaching and leading in Professional Learning Communities in and across schools, Cultural Center

17:15-17:50 Athena Michaelidou-Evripidou, Director, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute: Teachers’ Professional Learning in Cyprus: Lessons learnt and steps forward, Cultural Center

17:50-18:20 Coffee Break – Lobby Cultural Center

18:20-19:30 Parallel Workshops

  1. Louca T. Loucas, European University Cyprus (Cyprus): PLCs in Cyprus: Head teachers testimonies, Room 108
  2. Pavlina Hadjitheodoulou Loizidou, Christina Stavrou, Efi Paparistodemou, Maria Eracleous, Maria Pitzioli, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (Cyprus): Reflecting on decentralising teachers’ empowerment through the policy on teachers’ professional learning in Cyprus, Room 132
  3. Charlotta Stjärne, Rektor Birgittaskolan IVAS (Sweden): Make a difference in the classroom – using PLC with Heads and Teachers, Room 112
  4. Christoph Stamann, Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten, University of Education (Germany): Establishing PLCs in different (national) school contexts across Europe, Room 113
  5. Morten K. Strand, Rektor, Kattem skole (Norway): Walk the talk: Head of Teacher PLC - tools for development work with teachers, Room 114
  6. Chrystalla Papademetri-Kachrimani, European University Cyprus (Cyprus): Teachers ‘teach’ the way they are ‘taught’!: Professional Learning Community Practices for promoting successful ‘Community’ Learning in schools, Room 119

20:30 Dinner – TBA

Friday 24th May 2019

Morning

08:15-08:40 Registration – Lobby, Cultural Center

08:40-09:00 Welcome Cultural Center

09:00-09:45 Patrik Landström, Director of Education, Linköping Municipality, Teacher Professional Learning Communities (PLCs): Why and How? Experiences from Linköping, Sweden on how to make it work, Cultural Center

09:40-10:30 Georgia Pashardis, School Principal, St. Dimitrios Elementary School, Nicosia: Towards the creation of a professional learning community: A school's journey, Cultural Center

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break - Lobby, Cultural Center

11:00-12:30 Parallel Workshops

  1. Charlotta Stjärne, Rektor Birgittaskolan IVAS (Sweden): Make a difference in the classroom – using PLC with Heads and Teachers, Room 101
  2. Christoph Stamann, Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten, University of Education (Germany): Establishing PLCs in different (national) school contexts across Europe, Room 102
  3. Morten K. Strand, Rektor, Kattem skole (Norway): Walk the talk: Head of Teacher PLC - tools for development work with teachers, Room 108
  4. Room 113

12:30-13:00 Panel Discussion (workshop leaders from Thursday & Friday), Cultural Center

13:00-14:00 Lunch @EUC cafeteria

Afternoon

14:00-15:30 Evaluation by Anne Berrit, Audiotrium B

16:15 Bus leaves for the sea-side in Larnaca

4. Event Venue

VISIT CYPRUS

5. Call for proposals

6. Event Organizers

7. Contact us

8. Conference Report

9. Link to Learning Platform