CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Lisbon (Portugal)

ErasmusPlus-InServiceTraining

Pre-Registration

Would you like to participate in this course next school year 2022-2023? Please make a pre-registration so we can keep you informed about this course.

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Final Registration

You want to confirm your participation for this course in the schoolyear 2022-2023?

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Dates can be subject to change and are only final after official confirmation by the course provider.

CONTENT

  • Collaboration

Local partners organize these international courses in cooperation with Eekhout Academy.

The hosting partner organisation is ALMADAFORMA

AlmadaForma

AlmadaForma: School’s Training Centre of Almada

Rua 25 de Abril

Monte da Caparica 2825-105

Almada – Portugal

PIC 945946911

  • What

Educational institutions, just like all other organizations, undergo change regularly. But change doesn’t necessarily bring improvement. It all depends upon how well implementing change in schools is done. Change in educational institutions may be due to new state educational requirements, introducing new technology into the classroom, or updates in textbooks and teaching methods.

One of the biggest impacts seen recently that calls for leading change in schools has been the coronavirus pandemic, which completely changed the educational process for students and teachers around the world.

Organizational change in education doesn’t just happen by giving a school the new process, tools, or methods they need to change to; it has to be guided with the best change management strategies.

During this course, we’ll look at the importance of change management in the education sector, and answer several important questions, including:

• Why is change important in education?
• What changes should be made in schools?
• What is the best process for implementing changes in education?
• How do you implement change in schools? (The people)
• What are some teacher tips? How do headteachers manage change in schools?
• How do you promote change in education?

Anyone leading change in education knows that change only happens when people change their habits, and change management is focused on that fact. Teachers, administrators and staff, students, and parents can all be impacted by a change, and need to be considered when leading and managing change in educational institutions. The process involves unmolding old behaviors, training new practices and behaviors, and then reinforcing the new way of doing things. Successfully guiding people through that change process is the goal of change management in educational institutions.

Available in October 2022

PRACTICALITIES

PORTUGAL – LISBON SOUTH BANK

The course is organized in the conference room of AlmadaMundo located at the South Bank of the river Tejo in Lisbon. (12 km from Lisbon airport).  The participants are free to stay in a hotel of their own choice.
There is very easy access from the airport. Public transport and taxis provide fast connection from and to Lisbon centre.

COURSE FEE

– We offer a flexible cost structure, allowing you to select the package that fits best your personal or school situation.
– For a detailed explanation, have a look at our ‘Cost Structure‘.

FUNDING

– You can request an Erasmus Plus grant from your national agency which will cover almost all costs of this course.
– We can guide you through the process of funding and application. To do so, you need the make a pre-registration.
– After pre-registration, we’ll contact you by mail and provide the application help.

TAXI FROM AIRPORT TO HOTEL

– There is a taxi service at the airport that can drive you to the hotel.
– It’s particularly difficult to leave Lisbon between 16:30 and 19:00 h and to enter Lisbon between 08:30 and 10:30 h.

METRO / AEROBUS , FERRY AND TAXI

You can take the metro located at exit of the arrival hall of the airport and leave the metro at the terminus station Cais do Sodré.
– The Aerobus is another good way to travel from and to the airport. The Aerobus provides a connection between the airport and Cais do Sodré.
– At the station of Cais do Sodre, you can take a ticket for the ferry boat to Cacilhas (south bank of River Tejo). During working hours, there is a crossing every 15 minutes. The ferry takes 12 minutes to arrive on the other side of the river.
– At Cacilhas you can take a taxi or tram for the remaining 5 km.

RENTAL CAR

– A rental car is not so expensive. Sharing a rental car with 3 other people for all transport during the course, can be cheaper than relying on a taxi.
– The airport is connected directly to the hotel by the Ring of Lisbon and the North-South Connection (Eixo Norte – Sul).
– Crossing the bridge, you have a marvellous view on Lisbon, the estuary and both banks of the River Tejo.
– Bring or rent a GPS.
– Check the prices of rental cars on the Internet.

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