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Leading Education for the 21st Century


Certification III
III. VESS -Preschool Administrator Certification

Get the Certificate VESS 21st Century Educator and complete the following 4 institutes

  1. The twenty-first century curriculum for early years
  2. Cultures of learning and Instructional Supervision
  3. Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning at school
  4. Manage and administer a school of the 21st century
Courses & Fees

For details on the courses and fees required for certification and to sign up, please visit our Training section.

Certification II
II. VESS 21st Century Advanced
  1. For the advanced certificate, the candidate must have done the first four courses and complete: Creating a culture of thinking in school and one of the institutes listed above.
Certification I
I. VESS. 21st Century Educator

To obtain the Certificate participants must complete the first 4 of the following institutes:

  1. The Power of Making Thinking visible from early childhood onwards
  2. The power of using concept maps
  3. Assessment in the twenty-first century school
  4. Conflict resolution strategies from early childhood onwards
  5. Creating a culture of thinking in schools
    • Leadership
    • Group dynamics
    • Cultural forces.
  6. Ethics and values in the early years
  7. Parallel Thinking - The 6 thinking hats in education
  8. Habits of mind from the early years onward
  9. "Flexpertise": Its meaning and how to do a reality since childhood


Components of each institute:
  1. Self-study phase (pre readings, podcasts, videos, webinars)
  2. Academic Workshop (classroom, distance webinars)
  3. Additional Practice, visit Edu1st. Preschools
  4. Review and evaluation
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