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Team Class Coaching project (ClassTHIFA)

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- A tool for educators to facilitate the classroom into a successful team

The higher education sector, one of the most important in Europe, now more than ever, needs qualified academician to equip youngsters, who will be the future workforce, with the right mix of skills.

In this context, the Class THIFA project will develop the coaching tools necessary for skills enhancement, targeted at higher education to enhance knowledge transfer and effective learning, transforming classes to teams using cognitive behavioural tools and the five senses. 

R01 -A beyond state of the art coaching methodology 

The aim of RO1, beyond-state-of-the-art report, is to conduct the desk and field research and to design the coaching methodology

R02- Trainer’s Handbook

The main aim of this result is to create training material based on the coaching methodology, as well as a book of lectures related to team class coaching in higher education

RO3 - MOOC development

The Class THIFA coaching method will be made available through a MOOC,  aimed at teachers and professors in higher education

RO4 - ClassTHIFA platform

The primary goal of this project is to develop a technological infrastructure to support activities related to RO4 and host final project results. The online knowledge-based platform will efficiently gather, organize, and disseminate key information to enhance its value through reuse.

R05 - Practice Result research

Control group testing of converting a "classroom" to a "team"  done by participating universities and on site testing in Turkey.


Activities and Objectives


A set of implementation activities will materialise the project objectives, supported by preparation, management, quality and dissemination.

Through a needs analysis and a state-of-the-art desk research, the class THIFA coaching material will be developed. This coaching material forms the basis of a training handbook and a MOOC-course that will be created with the aim to enhance skills and knowledge transfer for effective learning in higher education. 

Finally, the method will then be scientifically validated towards a control group and tested on site in Turkey.

We will implement the above mentioned activities over a period of 30 months. 


  • Provide a tool for educators to facilitate communication skills within the classroom

  • Minimise communication problems within higher education and improve the level of efficiency

  • Support the transition from classes to teams

  • Create a coaching platform that will build an inclusive and connected system

Lärare hjälpa en student

With a coaching methodology based on cognitive tools and the five senses, Class THIFA aims to help educators create a TEAM in the class where the participants can learn more effectively




A Beyond-State-of-the-art & Development of Coaching Methodology

The output R1 is the “Book of Lectures”. The main goal is to offer a European overview about the educational and training offer for HE instructors and willing to be and a comparative study regarding the level of within the HEIs.


MOOC “Innovative Team Class Coaching”

The result RO3 is the ClassThifa MOOC “Innovative Team Class Coaching” with working scenarios and situational cases near to job reality.


ClassThifa Platform

The main aim of this intellectual output is to create the technological infrastructure for hosting implemented activities connected to RO4 and to host project results once they are in their final version. The online knowledge-based platform will focus on recognizing, selecting, organizing and finally diffusing important information in such a standardized way that increases its value via reuse.

Book of Lectures

This document delves into a comprehensive guide designed to equip HEI educators and learners alike with valuable insights and practical strategies, in line with our commitment to fostering educational excellence and personal development. Within these pages, you will find a structured approach to understanding and implementing coaching techniques, exploring self-improvement strategies, refining communication skills, mastering team management dynamics, and leveraging technology for effective learning environments.


The Book of Lectures was specifically designed to serve the aims of the ClassTHIFA project, which seeks to develop tools for skills enhancement tailored to higher education. By fostering better knowledge transfer and transforming traditional classrooms into cohesive teams conducive to effective learning, this project aligns closely with the objectives outlined in the following modules. Through innovative communication tools, educators will be equipped to address communication barriers and enhance efficiency in HEIs.


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For questions, please contact project manager Sussi Mikaelsson (

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