What will teacher training when everyone implementation of decrees in connection with the school reform (introduced by decree 36 transformed into law 79/2022) will they go through?
We remind you that the reform, according to the timing related to Pnrrassuming they are formed one million people (between teachers, Ata and leaders) before 2025.
But let’s get into the benefits. First of all, it must be clarified the training will be mandatory for those employed in the role (after adaptation of the collective agreement), but voluntary for the trainers in servicewhich will be encouraged with wage increases one time amountwhich is between 10 and 20% of the salary in enjoyment. This education (both mandatory and incentivized), structured in three-year coursesaccompanied of intermediate and final controlmust be fully functional from the 2023-2024 school year.
It will be there Secondary education (Article 16-bis of Legislative Decree 59/2017), in cooperation with educational institutions, to lead the development of the educational activities of the school staff by indicating and updating the needs for the initial teacher training.
Who will the high school connect with? With the National Institute of Documentation, Innovation and Educational Research (INDIANS) and with the National Institute for the Evaluation of the Education and Training System (INVASION). And will condition conventions with universities, with AFAM institutions and with public and private entities, certified training providers.
For continuing educationthe establishment of Secondary school, under the supervision of the Ministry of Educationwho among his duties has to promote and coordinate the continuing education of permanent teachers in the context and continuity of basic education, ensuring uniform high quality standards throughout the national territory.
Training initiatives take place outside of teaching hours and defined, for the competence profiles, by collective negotiations, without this affecting the organizational autonomy of the educational institutions and the provisions of the national agreement.
To compulsory educationwhich includes digital skills and critical and responsible use of digital tools, also with reference to the psychophysical well-being of students with disabilities and special educational needs, as well as laboratory practice and inclusion, a system of training and permanent updating of system numbers and gods permanent teachers articulated in courses of at least three years’ duration. To strengthen both knowledge and application skills, planning, guidance, accompaniment, guidance on the development of students’ potential with the aim of encouraging the achievement of specific school goals and experimental activities for new teaching methods.
Law 79 also specifies that: the methods of participation in the educational activities of the courses, their duration and any extra hours are defined by collective bargaining; And participation in the educational activities on the courses that take place outside of teaching hours is paid.
One-time salary increases
To promote and support processes regarding pedagogical and organizational innovation of the schoolstrengthen the school’s autonomy and promote the development of professional figures who support the school’s autonomy and didactic and collegial workwhich we have foreseen that the Secondary School will also establish structured continuing education courses according to parameters aimed at guaranteeing the development of professionalism and skills for planning, guidance, accompaniment, guide for the development of students’ potential, aimed at teachers with collaborative tasks to support the organizational system of the school institution and school management.
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Participation in these courses is on a voluntary basis and can be paid with a fee under fund for improving the educational offer, which provides one-off remuneration according to criteria defined by collective bargaining. As part of the powers of the collegial bodies, each school autonomy identifies the figures necessary for the innovation needs foreseen in the three-year educational offer plan, in the self-evaluation report and in the plan for improving the educational offer.
In order to increase access to the aforementioned training courses, permanent teachers at all levels and levels of the school system are given a one-off remuneration element of an accessory nature, determined by national collective bargaining negotiations, upon successful training and in the case of a positive individual assessment, at least 10 percent and at most 20 percent of the salarywithin the framework of the available resources.
Interim and annual checks
With particular reference to the ability to increase student achievement, professional behavior, promotion of inclusion and extracurricular activities, it is envisaged that, annual interim checkscarried out on the basis of a report submitted by the teacher on all the activities carried out during the period being assessed, as well as a final control where the teacher shows that he has reached a sufficient level of education in relation to the objectives. Intermediate and final tests are carried out by the teacher assessment committee supplemented by a technical manager or a headmaster from another school. In case of failure, the annual or final inspection can be repeated the following year.
The same intermediate and final control is also stipulated in the case of compulsory education, will be managed with advice from INVALSI, starting from the 2023/2024 school year, and will be aimed at achieving specific performance targets. The salary progression by seniority remains unchanged.
The recognition of the one-off remuneration element of an ancillary nature is therefore aimed at permanent teachers who have achieved a positive individual assessment according to the performance indicators and on the basis of the criteria established during the contractual update.
The remuneration incentive it cannot be allocated according to rotation criteria among the staff concerned.
Content of the incentivized training courses
a) updating skills in the fields of pedagogy and teaching methods and technologies (continuing the skills and knowledge acquired in the initial university education);
b) contribution to the improvement of the educational offer at the school where the teacher works;
c) acquisition, at the teacher’s choice, of the following specific content: 1) deepening the specific content of the teaching discipline; 2) tools and techniques for planning and participating in national and European tenders; 3) school management: theory and practice; 4) educational management; 5) personnel and system numbers: technical-methodological, social-relational, strategic training; 6) school inclusion in the class with disabled students; 7) continuity and training and work orientation strategies; 8) improving skills in relation to the evaluation of students; 9) application profiles for the educational institutions’ national evaluation system; 10) techniques for digital teaching.
All activities are carried out flexibly in connection with extra hours.
How many hours of training?
As part of the overall annual incentive tuition hours, they are offered 15 hours for kindergarten and primary school and 30 hours for primary school and upper secondary schoolfor training courses dedicated to the development of the teacher’s professionalism.
The remaining hours are dedicated to planning, guiding, accompanying, guiding the development of students’ potential in achieving specific school goals and experimenting with new teaching methods.