The Faculty of Continuous training of teaching staff and decision makers from pre-university education

Created in 1975, the Faculty of Continuous Training of Teaching Staff and Decision Makers from Pre-university Educationbecame an organic component of „Ion Creanga” State Pedagogical University, an important link with educational unities, with district/municipal units, a fact that positively influences the professional training of the teaching staff and the young generation quality of education. 

The Faculty is headed by the Dean Vasile Cojocaru, Interim University Professor, Doctor Habilitat of Pedagogy.

The activity of the faculty, on agreement with the faculties and departments is oriented to two complementary strategic directions: continuous development of teaching staff for initial training specialities at which the university trains specialists and professional development of school managers. Annually approximately 1400-1600 teachers specialize in the following branches:Romanian Language and Literature (for native and non-native speakers), Russian Language and Literature, English Language, French Language, Italian Language, Bulgarian Language, Fine Arts, Primary Education Pedagogy, History, Special Education, Complementary Education, School Psychology. The courses, development stages run according to the programmes approved by the Ministry of Education, according to the Educational and Developmental Standards elaborated in conformity with adults training specifics. Thus, the University and the faculty  has become a Center of Continuous Development of Teaching Staff recognized and appreciated by the pedagogical community and by decision makers from the republic. The faculty has collected a valuable experience in training and improvement of school managers. Annually, 250-300 school managers pass the stage of continuous training. Since 2001 the professional training of the staff with managerial functions from pre-university education has been realised. In recent years, approximately 500 people, including 9 chiefs and 18 specialists of education units have graduated from qualification studies in educational management. Professional management training is realized via Development and Function Standards of School Managers, Professional Management Development Programme with a duration of 1,5 year. As a result of effectiveness of school managers training activity, „Ion Creanga” State Pedagogical University is designated by the Decree of the Ministry of Education nr. 382 from December, 13, 2002 as Center of continuous professional training and development in educational management of the staff with management functions, councelling and control from pre-university institutions.   

Material-didactic background of the Faculty of Continuous Education of Teaching Staff and Decision Makers, along with the use of the material-didactic sources of the university and of the pilot-units, allows the delivery of improvement courses in an effective, modern way, using the e-learning method. The Faculty collaborates with State University of Montana, the USA, with ISE, Bucharest, with District Inspectorate and with the House of the Teaching Staff, Iasi, Romania, with „Ovidius” University, Constanta, Romania.

Dean of Faculty of Continuous Training of Teaching Staff and Decision Makers from Pre-University Education, University Professor, Habilitate PhD, Vasile Cojocaru

Tel.: +373 22 74 33 72