Fifth Annual National Conference for Global Education
On 14 and 15 January 2017 ARCI participated in the fifth edition of the National Conference for Global Education, which tooke place at Bulgarian Red Cross (76 "James Boucher" Blvd.) in Sofia. For more information, please visit : BULGARIAN PLATFORM FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT at http://bpid.eu/.more
Focus - group with teachers under the project "Different cultures - Common Values", Contract № ALF / CFP / 2015 / EDU /91
In implementation of the project „Different cultures - Common Values", Contract № ALF / CFP / 2015 / EDU / 91, funded by ANNA LINDH EURO-MEDITERRANEAN FOUNDATION FOR DIALOGUE BETWEEN CULTURES (ALF), experts from the Association "ARCI" conducted focus - group with teachers, who expressed their desire to participate in the project activities. The meeting was held on 19.01.2017, at 15:30 in Sofia.
During the meeting, teachers got acquainted with the elaborated "Methodology for conducting lessons for intercultural awareness for pupils aged 14-18 years"
Participants in this event received training and resource materials needed to conduct lessons with children. The results of the activities (both in Bulgaria and in partner countries - Turkey, Cyprus and Tunisia) will be summarized and published in a catalog for exchange of knowledge and best practices in order to stimulate intercultural dialogue and cooperation.
More information about the project, or to declare your desire for involvement in the activities, can be found on our website: www.arci-ngo.org , or at telephone: +359 2 944 63 89 or mail: email@example.com
Upcoming training of coordinators on the project "Different cultures - Common Values"
"Alliance for Regional and Civil Initiatives" (ARCI), Bulgaria in partnership with "Future Worlds Center (FWC) ", Cyprus; " Tunisian Association for Cultural Action (ATAC) ", Tunisia and " The Economic Research and Social Solidarity Foundation of the Balkan Immigrants (BISAV), ", Turkey, implement project "Different cultures - Common Values", Contract № ALF / CFP / 2015 / EDU / 91, funded by Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures (ALF) . The main objective of the project is to encourage intercultural awareness among the young people of the Euro-Mediterranean region, to educate respect for cultural and ethnic differences and to create common values. In execution of the activities, a five-days training of the project coordinators, took place in Sofia, Bulgaria last December 2016. The purpose of this training was to facilitate the exchange of information and training materials between the project partners in order to create an environment for improving knowledge about different cultures and ethnicities. During the training the following topics were presented: ∙ Project activities, expected outcomes and creating an internal schedule for their implementation; ∙ Discussion: "What is Intercultural awareness and why it is important?" ∙ A methodology for conducting lessons on the theme "Intercultural awareness" will be presented; ∙ Discussion on the best practices for provoking interest for participation in the project; During the coming months, the project activities will include conducting lessons, happenings and etc. with students between 14 and 18 years old dedicated on the themes for intercultural dialogue and cooperation. Such initiatives will happen not only in Bulgaria but also in the partner countries: Cyprus, Tunisia and Turkey. For more information: tel. +359 2 944 63 89 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Establishing Recognition Network, Seminars in Bulgaria
Alliance for Regional and Civil Initiatives (ARCI), Bulgaria working in partnership with The Economic Research and Social Solidarity Foundation of the Balkan Immigrants (BISAV), Turkey, on project Establishing Recognition Network , Contract № TR2011/0135.15-05/02, funded by the European Union through the Civil Society Dialogue Programme - Fourth Phase Grant Scheme TR2011/0135, has the pleasure to inform you that four seminars took place place in Bulgaria in order to inform the public about the project objectives and to promote the methods for mutual recognition and legalization of professional qualifications between Bulgaria and Turkey. Schedule of seminars in Bulgaria: 26/09/2016, 10 a.m. - Silistra, ARCI Centre, 8 „Moskva“ Str. 28/09/2016, 10 a.m. - Sofia, Cultural center G8, 8 “U.Gladston" Str. 20/10/2016 ,10 a.m. - Sofia, Sofia City Hotel, 6 "Stara Planina " Str. 21/10/2016 , 11 a.m. -Stara Zagora, Hotel Vereya, 100 "Tsar Simeon Veliki" Blvd.more
Global Education - necessary resources
А round table on "Global Education - necessary resources" will be conducted on 26.01.2016 in the city. Sofia. All materials elaborated within the implementation of projectand developed website with materials and resources on the topic of "Global Education": www.devedu.eu will be presented. Who can participate: Any school that is involved, or wants to work on the topics of global education. Applications for participation: deadline for confirmation of participation on 22.01.2016 Responsible for the organization are: Alliance for regional and civil initiatives (ARCI) and Global Initiative on Psychiatry-Sofiamore