HAND:ET partners from DCM, AU and MIUN, authors of the HAND: Empowering Teachers Program elaborated how teachers can be supported in the development of socio-emotional competencies, diversity awareness, and other essential skills and competencies as well as key concepts HAND: Empowering Teachers program is based on.
Hand in Hand: Empowering Teachers Training program to develop teachers and other school staff SEDA competences was implemented in schools across six countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Sweden, Germany, Austria and Portugal). We are sharing with you experiences and the perspective of the Hand in Hand Program co-author, educator and participant in the program.
HAND:ET is committed to destigmatising stress and mental health in the teaching profession so that we can create a nurturing environment for both educators and students. Learn more about the stress, how it affects teachers and what can be done about it.
HAND:ET Consortium is continuing to raise awareness and explore the topics and key concepts for supporting teachers’ well-being and developing their socio-emotional competences and diversity awareness (SEDA).
Teachers are working in increasingly diverse classrooms which makes their profession complex, diverse, and dynamic. We have developed RSA video that elaborates why supporting teachers’ development of social and emotional competencies as well as their diversity awareness (SEDA) in the initial and in-service teacher education is important in order to address this challenge.
On March 15th, the Inclusive Education Network of the Austrian province Styria held one of its quarterly network meetings, which bring together educators and representatives of various institutions in the area of inclusive education.
While there is a decrease in number of teachers entering the teaching profession and teachers are leaving the profession early, HAND:ET Consortium takes every opportunity to raise the awareness on the importance of supporting teachers well-being and empowering them for the social, emotional and diversity related career challenges.
HAND:ET partners from ISRZ – Institute for Social Research in Zagreb presented the theoretical and empirical viewpoints connected with teacher well-being, putting the special emphasis on the well-being of early-career teachers who are especially in risk of developing adverse outcomes in their first years of service.
Read the interview with Iris Marušić and Jelena Matić Bojić from Institute for Social Research in Zagreb (ISRZ), HAND:ET partner leading the theoretical overview of the core concepts important for supporting teacher socio-emotional competencies and/or well-being as well as the implementation of the HAND: ET program in Croatia.
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