European Computer Proficiency for TEACHING Young Learners (K12)

European Computer Proficiency for TEACHING Young Learners (K12)

Training and certification IT trainers for young learners

The ECP Certificate-TYL is a comprehensive training and certification program for IT professionals instructors for students under 12 years of age. The program educates and certifies skills related to the educational methodology for teaching computing in small pupils.

As an educational model the internationally recognized program of the International examinations of Cambridge was chosen , however, reference is made to other programs.

The ECP Certificate-TYL is addressed to all those who wish to train or educate young students in computer skills and the application of information technology in primary education. Specifically, the program is aimed at trainers who want to acquire the skills for teaching computing in small children as well as graduate students or educational departments.

What are the objectives of the program?

· To verify the adequacy of knowledge and skills, and education's ability to teach young pupils successfully.

· To provide an opportunity for the instructor to demonstrate the educational abilities.

· To acquire skills and educational specialities in computer skills, for trainer wihtout any pedagogical studies.

· To provide educational skills for computer science graduates with teacher training and good computer skills.

· Establish a registry of certified trainers for the IT Skills Foundation for Young Learners or other educational standards of IT in teaching young pupils.

Why acquire the ECP Certificate TYL;

· Because the ECP Certificate TYL prove to their superiors or to your employers (public or private) the adequacy of your training young students in computer science.

· Because the ECP Certificate TYL will improve your teaching methodology.

· Because you can use the title "Certified Educational Informatics" and the logo of the ECP Certificate - TYL on your card.

· Because you will join the registry of certified trainers for IT Skills Foundation and the registry of the site.