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Here is another example of an engaging practice that, from a professional experience, fosters students’ SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT. By school engagement we mean students’ observable participation in school activities, sense of belonging to classmates and teachers, and valuing success in school-related goals.
It is implemented by: Other educational professionals
It is directed at students aged: 15 – 16
Target group: Centered around a class group
Main subjects involved: Cross-curricular
ICT involvement: yes
Description of the practice: From the Education Department of Manlleu City Council there is an agreement between companies and schools, so that students of “Aula Oberta” of different schools in the city can start to be in touch with differents jobs through some practice hours during a week. They work with the goal of fostering the young students skills and help them to set their own personal objectives.
Accessible to any student: no, only students that are part of “Aules Obertes” in schools. (Aules obertes means Open Classes which really means classrooms and lessons more focused on the labor scope than academic.
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why? There is an individual tracking of each student by each school.
Support to the practice: yes, of the school and the companies
Does this practice promote students observable participation in school related activities? Yes, Students see it as an opportunity that the school offers them to continue with their personal development.
Does the practice promote students sense of belonging to classmates, teachers and school? Yes, Students see it as an opportunity that the school offers them to continue with their personal development.
Does the practice promote students giving value to success in school-related goals? Yes, Because they experience a more