Teacher Professional Development Workshop and Study Tour

Program Date

26 Aug 30 Aug 2024

Program Location

Helsinki, Finland

Program Venue

Klaus K Hotel

Registration & Payment Deadline

30 Jun 2024

Program Introduction

It is an undisputed fact that great teachers help shape great students. Research shows that an inspiring and informed teacher is the most important school-related factor influencing student achievement. Hence, training and supporting teachers, whether freshly out of professional courses or veterans in the domain, is critical and should be taken on as a mandatory process in all schools.

This program designed to provide advanced interaction, communication, engagement, and leadership skills that can successfully be used in teaching practice. Moreover, the sessions shall allow those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the core ideas and issues related to learning and teaching in a supportive environment. This program is just as beneficial for sophisticated practitioners to enhance their knowledge, foster innovation and advance teaching, and support learning with confidence and enthusiasm.

Target Audience

Teacher Professional Development Workshop and Study Tour in Helsinki, Finland is deemed suitable both for beginner teachers and sophisticated practitioners with years of experience as it provides a unique, innovative approach to contemporary teaching and its methods.

Program Objectives

Upon the successful completion of the program, its attendees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of teaching styles and approaches to teacher thinking
  • Incorporate Active and Cooperative Learning in the classroom to deliver more involving and meaningful sessions and multiply the effect of learning
  • Foster and Develop Creative Approaches to Learning
  • Better Manage Classroom and understand the needs of the audience
  • Incorporate online learning components and comprehend the benefits of blended learning
  • Advance leadership and communication skills and lead changes in education.

Program Contents

First Day
  • The role and the importance of teacher
  • The teaching styles
  • Approaches to Teacher Thinking: the skills, the disposition, and the understanding
  • Incorporating Active Learning – Making teaching more interactive, involving, and meaningful
  • Incorporating Cooperative Learning – Making the Best out of peer-to-peer interactions
  • Learning Multiplications Using Groups
Second Day
  • Fostering, Developing, and Applying Creativity in Learning
  • Understanding Emotional Needs of the Child
  • Classroom Management Skills
  • Creating an Enjoyable and Stimulating physical, mental, and emotional environment in the classroom
  • Managing Special Needs in the Classroom
Third Day
  • Foundations of Online and Blended Teaching
  • Assessing Performance
  • Excellence in Teaching
  • Analytics for the Classroom Teacher
  • Strategic Leadership in Education
  • Leading Changes in Education
Fourth & Fifth Days
Study Tour – The Finnish School System and the Drivers of Teaching Excellence

Finland has one of the most successful, advanced, and progressive education systems in the whole world. The system consists of early childhood education, pre-primary education, basic education, upper-secondary education, and higher education. The country appears to excel at all levels, offering other countries a lot to learn from the example.

The study tour arranged under this program involves visits to some of Finland’s renowned schools and meetings with their employees, primarily the teachers. The day will be dedicated to panel discussions, knowledge exchange, and share of the best teaching practices. The host school(s) and their teachers will present their instructional methods and approaches to thinking, share how they promote innovation and creativity, and how they foster inclusive participatory classroom processes.

The host schools will be selected by Risalat to match the background of the audience aiming to maximize the benefits and the value of the program.

Program Methodology

Teacher Professional Development Workshop and Study Tour in Helsinki, Finland a highly interactive training workshop employing various contemporary adult learning tools and techniques. The presenter will lead the sessions through an open presentation, supporting it with numerous case studies, role plays, group assignments, video demonstrations, and simulation games. Each session will be finalized by the acquisition of the participant feedback with the aim to improve the performance of the coming sessions. As a result, Risalat strives to enhance the satisfaction of the delegates by offering them an individualized approach to the specific topics of their interest.

Program Fee

Payment Options

Fee Covers

  • Visa Assistance (complementary)

  • Participant Assessment

  • Airport Pickup

  • Accommodation

  • Wi-Fi

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Breakfast

  • Workshop Kit

  • Program Materials

  • Program Experts

  • Practical Activities

  • Lunch

  • Refreshments

  • Interactive workshop

  • City Map & Direction

  • Risalat T-shirt (complementary)

  • Field Visit

  • Program Certificate

  • Entertaining Tour

  • Program Report