Aim of the project / Objectives

The VRTEACHER project aims to:

  • strengthen teacher education using a novel Virtual Reality (VR) based approach to respond effectively to in-class crisis situations such as a pandemic.
  • foster the personal and professional development of educators through systematic practical and experiential training, enhancing their knowledge, skills, and adaptability during crisis situations in education.
  • train educators promoting skills including adaptability, readiness, and ability to respond and deal with crisis situations.
  • build on the existing VR tool and dedicate the scenario to crisis management, empowering teachers’ adaptive responses, and in-class management skills.
  • give special emphasis is given to inclusiveness and multicultural classroom environments (as in existing VR tool), as multicultural teaching has been identified by the European Commission as one of the competences required for teaching in the 21st century.

Partnership

Target Groups

The main target groups of the VRTEACHER project are:

  • pre-service student teachers (higher education students, Ph.D. candidates, etc.)
  • pre-service student teachers (higher education students, Ph.D. candidates, etc.)

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