Data collection is the first step of the process aimed at the personal development of the student and also of the setting up of the personal development plan. The data collection should be done with great discretion. It is a process perceiving and understanding the student from various aspects, collecting, systematizing the data collected.
Helping discussion with students is one of the key elements of person development process. The main aim is to support students individually in finding their own answers to their difficulties in their life and learning. But how will be a discussion helping?
A Person centred profile is a short introduction to a student, which captures key information that gives the team an understanding of the student and how best to support him/her. The profile records specific detailed statements. A student may have more than one profile depending on the purpose of the profile. He/she may have one which identifies what the team needs to know about the student when at home but another for...
Compilation of a Personal Development Plan is a planning process, in the course of which the professionals develop the student, and the student is also made concerned during it. This is one of the basic theories and basic conditions of the successful development. There is more chance for a change and successful learning if the student is aware of what is going to happen to him/her, what he/she is expected to do, and what...
Short storytelling movies with early school leavers and students who had attended second chance schools or programmes. Beliefs, imaginations, opinions, stereotypes about early school leavers and student attitudes to their own situation in school can be revealed by talking about the movie.
Weekly group discussion is a way to observe and identify distress signals connected to behaviour as soon as possible.
This tool should be used for teachers to meet the students and in developing trust and understanding between teacher and student.