Course Code: PIPP 3611 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences • Field of study: Pedagogy of primary and preschool education
Type of course: Elective (1 of 2)
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Ramona Stefana Petrovan
Seminar tutor: Ramona Stefana Petrovan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

To form the ability to identify the problems from the educational area, requiring an approach based on an educational partnership
To form the ability of critical analysis for models and theories related to the educational partnership
To form the ability to create projects of educational partnership
To create cooperation between school and family/ community
To ensure the unity of educational influences upon students and the continuity in the educational work from one stage to another

Course Entry Requirements:

The course aims to offer to the student an approach upon the problematics of the educational partnerships from the perspective of new educational politics. The activities from the seminars, containing projects of educational partnerships, will help t

Course contents:

1. Participation and partnership 2. The new European context of the school – family – community partnership 3. Models and theories of educational partnership School – family partnership 4. Forms of cooperation with the family 5. School – community partnership. Models of communitarian involvement in school education 6. Cooperation with other factors (schools/ local authorities/ cultural institutions) 7. Communication with the local community through educational partnerships 8. The advantages of family – school – community partnership 9. Types of activities in the school – community partnership 10. Streamline modalities for the interaction between school and community 11. Counselling – a method of improvement for the relation between school and family 12. Fundamental elements in building partnerships 13. Modalities of achieving the educational partnership 14. The efficacy evaluation for partnership programmes

Teaching methods:

Conversation, exemplification, case study, questioning, brainstorming, debate

Learning outcomes:

Creating a draft for an educational partnership with the school/ family/ community 50%

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Elaborating a theme of individual study/ paper starting from the theoretical aspects of the course, approaching specific aspects related to the educational partnership 50%

Recommended reading:

Agabrian, M., Parteneriate şcoală - familie - comunitate, Ed. Institutul European, Iasi, 2005, 1-85.
Agabrian, M., Şcoala, familia, comunitatea, Ed. Institutul European,, Iasi, 2007, 1-75.
Baban, A., Consiliere educaţională, Ed. Universitară Clujeană, Cluj Napoca, 2001, 1-80.
Howard Adelman and Taylor L, School-Community Partnerships: A Guide , Website:,, Dept. of Psychology, USA, 2020, 1-57.
Petrovan R, Parteneriatele educaţionale,de la teorie la practică, Editura Aeternitas, Alba Iulia, 2011, 1-110.