The Service Learning program is a methodology of learning through experience and service. This program offers young people the development of new values and skills such as: critical thinking, communication, problem solving, social skills, decision making, leadership and raises self-confidence and awareness of active citizenship.
These young people are part of volunteer clubs which are supported by TOKA. Clubs are run by teachers called Super-Teachers, who are trained according to the methodology of experiential learning. TOKA has implemented the Service Learning program for 5 years and so far in this program, over 150 Super Teachers and Super Mentors have been made, 81 Super Volunteer clubs have been formed, over 2,500 young people aged 12-17 have been involved and implemented over 200 projects for the benefit of the community.
What are the requirements to become a SUPER Teacher?
– To be a primary or secondary school teacher of grades 6-12;
– To be a public or private school teacher;
– Find a colleague who wants to be part of the program. The application must be made separately by you and your colleague, mentioning each other’s name on the application form;
– Have the motivation and enthusiasm to provide an attractive experience for your students;
– Be open in reinforcing new and modern teaching methods;
– Willingness to implement projects that improve the school or neighborhood near your school;
– Participate in the 6-day Service Learning training held during the month of August;
– To lead a club of 15-25 people, with young people aged 12-17.
Why should you apply?
– Gain the opportunity to finance the implementation of projects in the school;
– You have the opportunity to be part of the international network of Educational Volunteering, which offers you the opportunity to participate in study visits, conferences and regional competitions;
– Develop the learning methodology through the experience that also serves you in the classroom;
– Acquisition of new skills in modern teaching methods, facilitation of learning activities through experience, management and implementation of projects;
– Training in the field of non-formal education methods and Service Learning;
– Pedagogical, technical support and mentoring by TOKA staff;
– Evaluation of your work, including a certificate.
If you also want to be part of the largest network of teachers in the country, apply at the link below by May 22: https://forms.gle/rVtsL96BtmiAAn1p6
All applicants who have passed the application phase will be notified via email during the month of June!
This project is supported by the European Union Office in Kosovo, through the European Institute for Democracy and Human Rights – EIDHR.