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Professional Development

Edu Systems International believes in the importance of continued professional development and education. We offer a number of training programs that benefits all who works in the field of education, we also offers tailored made courses based on the needs assessment of your school.
Training on classroom management, technology in the class room, communication skills, team building and leadership are just a few of the many training programs we provide.


Proffesional Teaching Certificate

Program Description
This course is designed to provide educators with the basis for creating a personal theory of instruction through knowledge of brain functions, cognitive functions, and learning styles.
In this course, participants will be subjected to interesting specific teaching techniques that would maximize the efficiency of the learning environment. Participants will be presented with a variety of assessment strategies that would fit the differentiated learning in regular classrooms'.
They will understand what defines differentiation and recognize their role and responsibilities in differentiated learning community. Class sessions will be devoted to lectures, demonstrations, discussions, group work and audio-visual material and topics of particular interest as they relate to differentiated learning.
At the end of the course, participants will posses a variety of instructional and assessment techniques that would be used to deal with a wide range of student needs.


Target Participants
People at all levels of the organization, This Includes teachers of all grade level, supervisors, and co teachers. Directors, mangers, and coordinator


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1 - Understand the concept and principles of differentiated instruction
2 - Demonstrate an understanding of various instructional strategies that is used in regular classrooms
3 - Aware with how brain function through analyzing the Human brain dominance tool
4 - Develop different instructional strategies to different learning styles each type of learner styles
5 - Develop criteria for assessing differentiated instruction
6 - Construct differentiated lesson plan that address different types and abilities of learners
7 - Understand how to use classroom assessment to build student ownership and understanding of their own learning
8 - Be exposed to a variety of examples of effective classroom assessments from different grade levels and subject areas
9 - Develop and evaluate classroom assessments and rubrics that exhibit characteristics of effective design
10 - Understand how the review of assessment tasks, and the student learning data derived from those tasks, can feed back into the cycle of instructional design
11 - Be able to apply a variety of assessment strategies to provide feedback to students and inform instruction
12 - Explore practical methods of grading and reporting

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Classroom Management

Program Description
This one-day program is designed for Educators in the area of classroom management skills. The program will provide the participants with needed awareness of class disciplinary problems, how to avoid them and how to handle them.
This will include behavioral skills, learning styles and the recipe for a smooth class with minimum conflict.


Target Participants
Teachers, Department Heads and Administrators


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1 - Identify Causes of disruptions and conflicts that could occur.
2 - Understand learning abilities and personalities of students that lead to misbehavior.
3 - Set rules that could be implemented in order to have a smoother operation.
4 - Improve teacher-student relationship through better communication skills and understanding of their students.
5 - Deal with disruptive students and handle conflict issues.
6 - Improve the overall outcomes of a class.
7 - Study serious cases and how to resolve them.

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Instruction and Assessment

Program Description
This two-day program is designed for teachers, supervisors and school principals. The program is tailored to improve effectiveness of teaching by knowing the different learning styles and different abilities in the class. Also, the program will handle types of assessment and how to use rubrics in constructing a reliable assessment.
This will include behavioral skills, learning styles and the recipe for a smooth class with minimum conflict.


Target Participants
Teachers, Department Heads and School Principals.


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1 - Demonstrate an understanding of the differentiated instructional methods
2 - Understand the various learning styles theories
3 - Distinguish between the assessment and evaluation process
4 - Discuss the importance of feedback and the concept of triangulation
5 - checklists

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Technology in the Classroom I
Interactive Smart Boards / CMPCs

Program Description
This two-day program is designed for educators who could possibly use technology in classroom, conferences or meetings. This course introduces participants to "Interactive Smart Boards".
This includes both, the setup of both the hard and software. Familiarize participants with the software, tools and capabilities of the "Smart Board".
Also, embedded in this workshop, the usage of "Classmate PCs" and how to maximize the usage of both in class.
This will include behavioral skills, learning styles and the recipe for a smooth class with minimum conflict.


Target Participants
Educators who use Interactive Smart Boards & Classmate PCs in classrooms


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1 - Use the Interactive Smart Board and make proper use of the "Notebook software".
2 - Use the Gallery efficiently and use it in preparing lessons.
3 - Use advanced options in conjunction of Word and Power point.
4 - Understand the features of the CMPC and its applications in group learning and one to one learning.

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Professional Communication Skill

Program Description
This program is designed to improve communication skills that lead to overall improvement in the outcomes of the organization. Participants will be able to adapt their body and voice effectively to communicate in a more effective manner according to the different behavioral characteristics of others.


Target Participants
Teachers, Department Heads, Administrators and School Principals


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1 - Define the meaning of communication.
2 - Methods of communication.
3 - Recognize barriers to effective communications.
4 - Elements of communication.
5 - Adapt your communication style to suit the behavioral characteristics of others.
6 - Differentiate between active and passive listening.
7 - Use active listening skills.

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Team Building and Leadership

Program Description
This course looks at what it takes to lead an effective team and how you can get the best out of the people in it by understanding the role of leader, both personally and from thier point of view of the team.


Target Participants
Department Heads and School Principals.


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1 - Explain the qualities of an effective leader
2 - Benchmark themselves against those qualities and develop actions to improve
3 - Explain the difference between leading and managing
4 - Explain the value of sharing the business vision with the team
5 - Develop team goals based on the business vision
6 - Motivate their staff by understanding their drivers and developing actions to support them
7 - Deal with difficult staff members
8 - Challenge staff in a meaningful and effective way
9 - Coach staff effectively using a simple process

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Professional Teaching

Program Description
This program is designed to add to the teachers' abilities in teaching effectively and professionally.


Target Participants
Teachers


Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1 - Identify the five factors for Effective Teaching.
2 - Create effective Teaching and learning environment.
3 - Requirements for Effective Teaching.
4 - Know what is Team Teaching.
5 - Assessment activities that encourage learning through experience.
6 - Effective interaction between the teacher and the students,

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