Teacher Maturity Model

Every school, which attempts to grow rapidly, should ensure that the pillars, on which it is built, are intact. Especially in a highly competitive environment where in the culture is a melting pot with constant inflow and outflow of people at various levels, an ideal way to ensure that the school culture is built and preserved, is to work with those part of the school and enable them to gain clarity on the Vision, Values and learn how to learn. 

Teachers are the crux of any school. The research has shown that no technology can replace a good teacher. Technology can only assist a teacher. Hence it becomes important for a school to nurture an environment for teachers to grow and learn.

This needs to be done in a phased manner:

Program objectives

  • Understand the meaning of vision and values and learn how to work with causes than effects to bring about deep change
  • Understand what it means to be a High Vision - High Value teacher
  • Understand conflicts and learn how to handle them
  • To gain clarity on the process of learning. 
  • Understand the learning process and learn how to learn – a skill which is critical for every person in today’s competitive world
  • Initiate the movement from being a knowledgeable person to a wise person
  • Understand the multiple facets of a value and handle the same in class issues with children through Discovery kit
  • Move away from being judgmental. Listen to, understand, and respond to children’s issues in class

Process

  • Semi structured processes
  • Deep reflections and introspection exercises
  • Simulation games
  • Role plays
  • Small and large group activities with sharing of individual and group experiences
  • Participative Lectures
  • Video clippings and audio music

The Competencies this workshop aims to build in the teachers

Vision Value Alignment:  The ability to look at Vision and values and its implication on one’s work and life.

Decision making: To understand what goes in to making decisions and how to make quality decisions.

Conflict management: The ability to understand Vision Value conflicts and learning how to deal with them.

Learning to learn:  The ability to look at the learning opportunity in every situation on encounters and also keeping oneself updated with the current trends.

Innovation management: With a deeper understanding of the context, the competition in the world around, it is the ability to look for new way of doing things with an aim to enhance efficiency.

Creativity: The ability to develop original ideas, approaches, and solutions to typical, unusual, or difficult situations or problems.

Process improvements: The ability to focus on the process related to business with a view to improve cost efficiency, quality, innovation new product development and introduction, demand management, flexibility-higher output, responsiveness, customer service.

Communication skills: The ability to listen and share one’s views in an appropriate way. The ability to use varied modes of communication to get the message across.