Zürich, CH

The topics for this project meeting were numeracy teacher training, workplace training and ICT teacher training. Furthermore, the situation and possibilities for developing efficient systems for professional teacher training for basic skills teachers in the other partner countries were discussed.

BASKET meeting, Switzerland


June 21 and 22, 2012

  1. Numeracy
  2. ICT teacher training, concepts and contents
  3. What do BS teachers need to know when they work in the workplace?
  4. Challenges: The situation of Romania, Hungary and Czech Republic: how to get things started?
  5. Interim report, dissemination, evaluation of the meeting
Wednesday, June 20
Arrival of partners
19.00 Optional dinner
Thursday, June  21
9.00-9.10 Welcome and goals of the meeting Bernhard Grämiger
9.10-9.30 Country Briefing Switzerland, some figures and facts Bernhard Grämiger
9.30-12. Numeracy Teacher Training in Switzerland – concept and concrete examples,part 1 and part 2, discussion Hansruedi Kaiser, numeracy expert and teacher trainier, EHB / SVEB
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-14.30 Contrast: Numeracy Teacher Training in England David Mallows
14.30-16.00 ICT Teacher Training in Norway, concept and concrete examples discussion Randi Husemoen/Lis Karin Andersen
16.00-16.30 Break
16.30-17.00 Teaching basic skills teachers to work in the workplace, example from Scotland: discussion Fiona Macdonald
19.00 Social Dinner
Friday, June 22
9.00-10.20 Situation on training trainers in BS in RomaniaHungary and Czech RepublicHow can BASKET help these countries to develop teacher training: Action plan Input from Romania, Workshop w/ all
10.20-10.40 Break
10.40-12.00 Interim Report Randi Husemoen/all partners
12.00 End of meeting and optional lunch