The international conference of the INSHIP project entitled The wind of change: improving teaching practice through partnership was held on 30 August 2022 in virtual format. The conference started at 9:00 am with welcoming speeches by Prof Janez Vogrinc, Dean of the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana and Milena Sitar Matelič, CMEPIUS. This was followed by a presentation of the INSHIP project and its outputs (Conceptualization of teaching practice, Educational principles of partnership, Professional socialization, Professional competencies, Designing curriculum, Quality indicators of teaching practice, Model evaluation, INSHIP course).
The second part of the conference was dedicated to examples of good practice. 37 participants actively participated with individual presentations in the form of posters or oral presentations.
All in all, the conference was a professional success and the participants from different institutions (primary schools, secondary schools and universities) had the opportunity to share and discuss important aspects of the implementation of teaching practice.
INSHIP conference took place in virtual environment.
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On June 28, 2022, a multiplier event was organized at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, attended by 24 mentor teachers from schools in Nuremberg and the surrounding area. At the beginning of the event, the INSHIP team of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Prof. Dr. Michaela Gläser-Zikuda, Dr. Florian Hofmann, Lisa Pösse) gave an insight into research findings on the relevance and quality of practical phases in teacher education. The participants then discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the current internship curriculum at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
After a short coffee break, the Inship model was presented to the participants. The model was first discussed in groups. Afterwards, the group results were presented and summarized in the plenary. The event ended with a feedback round and a farewell.
The INSHIP Spain Team organized the first multiplier event of the University of Alicante: “Teaching practice in initial teacher training (INSHIP): Improving the Practicum through collaboration”, which took place on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in the Faculty of Education of the University of Alicante.
We had the opportunity to dialogue and exchange opinions with academics and professionals from various educational fields of Primary, Secondary and University education to share experiences and learn about and discuss the latest trends in teacher training through collaborative practices, presenting the INSHIP model and the INSHIP course.
Prof. Raquel Gilar, Prof. Juan Luis Castejón, Prof. María José Mira, Prof. Pablo Miñano and Prof. Bárbara Sánchez, presented the different results and advances made from the INSHIP project in relation to teacher training through collaborative practices. Subsequently, a fruitful debate was held with the attendees regarding these aspects, which undoubtedly contributed to enriching the results of the project.
Many thanks to all the participants in this multiplier.