THE ROLE OF THE CONTINUING EDUCATION FACILITATOR
IN THE CONTEMPORARY ROMANIAN SOCIETY
Vasile Goldis Western University of Arad
Faculty of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Arad, Romania
Tel: 0040 – 257 – 281533
Customizing the specific areas of expertise related to the specific skills of the facilitator can lead to identifying, descriptively, the particularities of specific behaviours they show during their daily school activity: they develop cooperative relationships with the school team, with local institutions, so that school and extracurricular activities are performed successfully; they know the community where the school is located; they are specialists in planning of teaching activity; they offer support for teachers to choose the most effective methods of teaching, learning and assessment; have knowledge of the age related particularities of students they work with; they are open minded, creative; they provide alternatives in education, which help school staff reinvent themselves; they organize extracurricular and school activities, identify learning needs, interests, skills and prepares motivational activities, together with the school teachers, students and their parents.
Key words: facilitation, collaborative work, creative problem solving, motivational activities