"The World from our Doorstep"lessons continue....
Although the project "The World from our Doorstep ", where ARCI was a partner, has finished, its lessons continue to inspire teachers and students! For several consecutive years, the project topics related to sustainable development, interconnections in the globalized world, and consumption of goods motivate young and adults for actions. Lessons from " The World from our Doorstep " were presented as good practices at the 6th National Global Education Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria where participants had the opportunity to exchange experience sharing best practices from their everyday work in the implementation of the principles, philosophy and tools of the global educationmore
Sixth National Conference for Global Education
On 8 and 9 June 2018 ARCI participated in the sixth edition of the National Conference for Global Education, which took place in Sofia. For more information, please visit : BULGARIAN PLATFORM FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT at http://bpid.eu/.more
Transnational Project Meeting in Graz, Austria
Within the project implementation "DEE – Diversity, Equality and inclusion in pre-primary Education and care: a gender perspective", Funded by: The European Commission under the Erasmus + K2 Strategic Partnerships for School Education, a Transnational project meeting of the group of experts from the participating organizations took place in Graz, Austria on 4 and 5 June 2018, On the meeting the management, monitoring and financial aspects of the project were discussed. Within these two business days, experts from Austria, Bulgaria and Italy worked on the intellectual outputs for the project implementation, namely: -Design of a Handbook and an educational model for training teachers in the pre-school system of education to work with children on the issues of equality and overcoming stereotypes -Design of the teachers training course -communication materials and practices for parents - Recommendations for pedagogical coordinators in the pre-school education system and for decision-makers in local governments responsible for pre-school education issues. In November 2018, a new Transnational project meeting will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria and will be hosted by ARCI.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