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Step by Step Czech Republic

Step by Step Czech Republic
Prague
Czech Republic
(+420 222) 963 596
Geographical Focus
National levelRegional level
Type of organisation
NGO
Main Activity Type
Service ProvisionCapacity BuildingConsultancyPolicy developmentAdvocacyResearch and knowledgeMonitoring and EvaluationPublishing
Focus
Quality PedagogyAccess to ServicesParenting SupportSocial inclusion special needs
Targeted Age Groups
Birth to threeThree to SixSix to TenTen+
Members target groups
ChildrenVulnerable marginilized childrenParents/care-takersEducatorsParaprofessionalsLocal authoritiesIn-service training providers

Mission

“Changing school environment so that kids, parents and teachers spend meaningful, creative and joyful time there.”
SbS Czech Republic is a non-profit organization implementing modern pedagogical methods in pre-schools and primary schools. Accredited by the Ministry of Education it provides teachers with further education and runs training courses for educational professionals and institutions.
SbS Czech Republic supports the development of democratic society and motivates individual persons and communities to build a tolerant, multicultural society.
It is also a sole licensee of the educational programme “Step by Step” (Začít spolu) in the Czech Republic. Introduced in 1994 in the country, the programme is currently used in more than 250 Czech schools.
Key objectives of the organization:
● to implement and develop the educational programme “Step by Step” in pre-schools and primary schools in the Czech Republic
● to manage a network of schools involved in the “Step by Step” programme
● to provide teachers with further education and support them to grow
● to develop an inclusive environment in Czech schools
● to initiate collaboration among teachers, educational authorities and institutions
● to get involved in Czech educational projects and strategic discussions
● to support a collaboration among key players: family - school - community
● to mediate international experience by organizing internships for teachers

News

Date: 16-03-2021

Methodological Centers for Teachers will be Opened in the Czech Republic This Year

Nine methodological centers will be established in 2021 in different locations in the Czech Republic.

Resources and practices

Learning Together



The Learning Together project has created a network of 15 Centres for Peer Support, which provide a platform for mutual learning across institutions. This platform provides peer support across eight kindergartens and eight primary schools to help improve the competences of teachers, create practice-based resources for staff, and organize internships for educators.

The WANDA Method: Overview and Steps Forward



This resource summarizes the contents of the Peer Learning Activity (PLA) among ISSA members during 5 years, which focused on the WANDA methodology.