|Pedagogical method||The teaching method used, i.e. professional co-development, is a “training approach for people who believe they can learn from each other in order to improve and consolidate their practice. The reflection carried out, individually and in groups, is factilitated by a structured consultation exercise that addresses problems currently experienced by participants” .|
- “Client”: has a change objective for which help is needed|
- “Consultant”: helps the client using own experiences
- “Facilitator”: acts as a guide through the different steps and is responsible for the theoretical content of the session
1.The professional co-development pedagogical approach will be explained to the participants.
2.Depending on the size of the group, participants will be divided into teams of about 6 to 8 people.
a. Presentation of the situation requiring the change: The problem is a situation to be changed where SCA actions are needed. The client explains the situation, the consultants listen.
b. Clarification: The consultants ask questions; the client responds and clarifies.
c. Contract: The client formulates the request to the group and specifies the type of consultation desired. The consultants and the client together ensure that the contract will allow consultation.
d. Consultation/exploration: The consultants react. They share their impressions, reflective questions, reactions, comments, ideas, suggestions, etc. The client listens without debate, clarifies if necessary, and makes note of the consultants’ suggestions.
e. Summary of learning and action plan by the client: The client assimilates the information, indicates what is retained and designs an action plan. At this stage, the consultants summarize what they have learned that day.
f. Learning and regulation: The client and the consultants describe what they have learned. They regulate themselves and evaluate the session.
4.During the discussions, the facilitators (SR, MB and FV) will ensure that the themes mentioned (theoretical content) are addressed at the appropriate times in the various stages of the co-development process.
5.This sequence will be repeated three times to explore three different situations.