The Ministry of Education and Research has launched a continuous formation pilot program intended for teachers, Minister Dan Perciun stated in a press club meeting.
According to the official, it will be a formation course in the school for the whole community. The pilot program will involve 50 schools. It will consist of 75 hours of direct contact in educational institutions to discuss emotional resilience, conflict management, the state of wellness, the emotional state, work with children with special educational needs.
The minister expects that a large part of the mentors will have psychological training. The network of mentors should be in essence an instrument for disseminating good practices and for assessing the implementation of these good practices in each institution.
The Ministry anticipates that 2,500-3,000 teachers will take part in this program for which a sum of 6 million lei will be allocated. If it goes well, the program will be extended to cover more teaches, stated Dan Perciun.