EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT.

Since not all pupils can achieve at the same time and in the same way the expected learning, school education must attend the differences and difficulties that occur in the course of growing and learning processes. For this reason, the school must be able to generate strategies and help so that the evolution process and acquisition of curricular contents is effective.

Who makes up the psycho-pedagogical team?

  • Headmasters
  • Coordinators
  • Teachers
  • Psychopedagogue

Who does the psycho-pedagogical team work with?

  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Speech Therapist
  • Psychomotricians
  • Neurologists
  • Optometrists
  • Families

Their functions are:

  • Detect and take care of students that present some need in their educational process.

  • Help them overcome difficulties that can interfere with their overall development as a person.

  • Provide solutions in different areas.

  • Coordinate work and feedback between school, family and other professionals.

Actions of the Psychopedagogue:

Monitoring children’s development.

Detect any special needs that may exist.

Preparation of individualised programs and implementation  of them in coordination with the class tutor.

Indicate guidelines that favor and enhance communication between parents, teachers, other professionals and children.

Information to  families regarding  necessary actions to achieve a better development of their children.

Activities carried out in the centre:

Detection of cases with special needs via tutors.

Establishing contact with families. If necessary, provide educational batteries and report results.

Batteries used:

WISC-R for children aged 6 to 16 years.

Battery EOS.

Battery EVALUATE

Derivation towards psychological centres and comonitoring of the student through meetings.

Individual attention in the school by the psychopedagogue in  any pedagogical reeducations that may be required.

Work together with the HortaGuinardó district pedagogical support teams

Conducting classes of studies directed to students of the upper and lower secondary cycle enhancing habits and study techniques.

 

Key objectives of dialogue with families:

Collaborate in the prevention of difficulties by exchanging information.

Achieve early detection of learning difficulties and  or behavior problems.

Finding  resources to solve difficulties (healthy life-style, study and coexistence).