Seminar “Organization of Lesson Study in school” in the city of Togliatti (Russia)

Travelling Lesson Study strides across the planet! Ideas worth spreading are spread!

Center of Excellence is expanding the circle of its friends and associates far beyond the borders of Kazakhstan. The meeting at the international educational conference “ED Crunch Moscow”, where the experience of Kazakhstani teachers in conducting research was presented, gave impetus to cooperation with teachers from Togliatti (Russia).

The seminar on the topic “Organization of Lesson Study in school” was held for a teaching staff of PEI SS “Educational Center” School” from October 31st to November 2nd, 2018. For 3 days teachers under the guidance of the trainer of the Center of Excellence Zhanna Baigarinova made a plan of their  own Lesson Study, modelled the situations, formulated research questions on the practice of teaching, developed the observation forms and methods for analyzing lessons. Special interest focused on the aspects of differentiation, deep learning pedagogy and lesson goal-setting.

The implementation of the Lesson in the daily practice of teachers of the Republic of Kazakhstan has aroused thoughtful interest and inquisitive questions from Togliatti teachers. Feedback showed a high appreciation of the workshop methods, quality of resources and style of conducting the training. In plans to continue working together in matters of teaching and learning.