Continuous Training and Foreign Relations Directorate
The Directorate of Continuous Training and Foreign Relations was established in accordance with the executive decree N. 05-500 of December the 29th, 2005 for the benefit of elementary education teachers based on the agreement between the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Ministry of National Education signed on September the 25th, 2005.
The aim of this training is to improve the academic level of elementary education teachers by developing their academic level to match the new programs.
The head of Continuous Training and External Relations Directorate is assisted by:
- Head of the Foreign Relations office
- Head of Statistics and Guidance office
- Head of the continuous training office.
Tasks of the Directorate
It is a means to provide teachers with an elementary education with training in different disciplines and modern curricula, under the supervision of pedagogically qualified university professors.
The Main tasks of this directorate are:
- Promotion of continuous training activities and improvement of level
- Upgrading the school’s relationship with its social and economic environment and initiating partnership programs.
- Initiating promotion and exchange activities with other higher education institutions.
- Activities of the External Relations Office
It is an office that deals with everything related to administrative transactions, whether inside or outside the country, with:
- Other institutions at the national level
- National economic institutions
- National educational institutions
- Some international scientific institutions within the framework of:
a- International Conferences
b - Exchange of scholarships
c - Training abroad
- Continuing Training office tasks
Continuing Training office is concerned with the training of elementary education teachers affiliated to the Ministry of Education in the following areas:
- Arabic language and literature
- French language
And at all levels: first year, Second Year, Third Year and fourth year
Besides organizing and evaluating annual examinations and graduation certificates.
-Continuous training programs/
The official programs taught at the Teachers’ Training School of Bouzareah are adopted for this training, besides the programs adopted within the framework of the LMD system since its inception in 2005.
As for the preparation of exams in these areas (Arabic and French), the Teachers’ Training School of Bouzareah was assigned for the preparation of questions which are then sent to the University of Continuing Training, which, in turn, distributes them to the training centers across the country.
It is worth noting that the Teachers’ Training School of Bouzareah is an examination center, which means that it is responsible for conducting examinations for students of continuous training in the school, as well as evaluating and conducting deliberations for all the states affiliated with Bouzareah center, estimated as thirty (30) states.
- Period of Continuous training/
The duration of the continuous training program completion is four (04) years.
- Lessons and educational support/
The Teacher Training School’s professors take in charge the preparation of the continuous training programs and courses. By way of its tasks, the continuous training university delivers the already prepared programs to the ministry of higher education. The, the Ministry issues these programs to the different directorates of education across the country. In turn, the directorates of education seek to deliver the lessons and programs to the respective elementary schools under its responsibility, which are equally delivered to the teachers concerned. The areas targeted are: Arabic language, French, English, history and geography.
In addition, the University of Continuing Training supports training by preparing multimedia audiovisual aids.
- Exam preparation and evaluation/
The exams are prepared in coordination with the Teachers’ Training School of Constantine at the beginning of the academic year according to the following calendar:
First Exam: During the first week of spring break
Second exam: during the first week of summer break
Remedial Exam: during September
The deliberations committee consists of a chairman and the professors in charge of the different teaching units for all years with the aim to effectively study the final results of the annual exams including the remedial exam.
- Coronation the continuous training/
Elementary education teachers, who hold a baccalaureate degree thanks to this continuous training, are awarded the same certificate as secondary education teachers. After this training, elementary education teachers who do not have a baccalaureate degree will be awarded a certificate of level proving awarded by the University of Continuing Training.