Professional Development and Leadership Program for IVECA

Teachers in different countries will take professional development courses together through the web. In collaboration with local institutes of professional development, offices of education and/or technology companies, onsite workshops can be also offered. Through the virtual teachers’ rooms in IVECA, participant teachers in the different countries share their lesson plan ideas, teaching strategies and/or their teaching viewpoints regarding intercultural understanding. Teachers’ pedagogical, intercultural and technological strategies will be exchanged to effectively enhance their students’ intercultural competence. IVECA leadership program provides school administrators with a web platform that enables them to have international and intercultural dialogues on education. It will facilitate organizing technological and instructional support system for their local schoolteachers.