Developing and Sharing Adults ´Language Teachers´ (e)Skills
Funding – Erasmus + Program (European Union)
Project Reference – 2020-1-EE01-KA104-077624
Period – 01/10/2020 a 28/02/2022
Duration – 18 months
Professor Ana Cunha (Principal Investigator)
Professor Anabela Mateus
The project brings together 4 entities from 4 European Union countries listed below
• Multilingua Language Centre
• LatInSoft SIA
• Escuela Oficial de Idiomas Estepa
• Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (Portugal)
The title of this Strategical Partnership is “Developing and Sharing Adults’ Language Teachers´ (e)Skills” of duration of 18 months with the aim to Exchange of Good Practices.
The main objectives of the Strategic Partnership are Teachers´ Development through Exchange of Good Practices with the help of four International Training Courses carried out in all participating countries; Digital skills as an integrated part of curriculum in theory and practice; Creation of Erasmus+ Teachers Development Course by each partner organization; Intercultural Dialogue between the participating countries from Nord and South; Internationalization of Adult Education in the field of language learning is one important objective of our project.
The expected outcomes of the Strategic Partnership are a Teachers´ Development with Digital and Distance Teaching Skills and Language Methodology; a collection of Guidelines of the most important online resources to use for language teachers to make distance language teaching more effective; an Erasmus+ Teachers’ Development Course for each institution; Development of curriculum will be in theory and practice: Digital teaching skills and resources will be integrated into the current curriculum; the intercultural competences and cultural awareness of the teachers will rise through the international teamwork; Internationalization of adult education in the field of language learning; Satisfaction of Adult Language Learners due to the improved quality of lessons both in the traditional or virtual classroom Impact of the Strategical Partnership.
At the local, regional, national level it is expected to have opportunities of working together and sharing ideas and experiences, improving on ICT and foreign language skills, promoting the quality of Education, providing Educational development with the participating institutions in Europe, and add the European dimension to Education, learning multicultural diversity; learning the International and global cultural values, providing opportunity of equality, and compare the different educational systems.
At the European and International level, it is expected to raise awareness of the Multicultural shape of Europe.