International seminar for working group members

We kindly invite teachers and experts developing materials within the "Global Issues - Global Subjects" project to join us in Trnava, Slovakia, in order to create synergy of the partnership! During the three-days meeting we will:

  • exchange experiences between teachers and experts from different countries and working groups,
  • share the draft materials developed fot the subject toolkits,
  • reflect on possible ways of including the Global South's perspective in our work,
  • improve competencies on assessing our work.

Programme

The seminar will take three days: 5th-7th November 2018.

5th November 2018

9.30- 10.30

Registration

10.30- 11.45

1. Opening session

11.45-12.00

Organisational break (coffee)

12.00-14.00

2. How to tackle Sensitive Global Issues – methods supporting teaching about migration, climate change and gender equality

14.00-15.00

Lunch

15.00-16.30

3a. Session with the Global South representatives

(two parallel sessions)

16.30-17.00

Coffee break

17.00-18.30

3b. Session with the Global South representatives

(two parallel sessions)

19.00

Dinner

20.00

Intercultural evening

6th November 2018

10.00-12:00

4. Exchanging experiences and working on the materials developed by the working groups

(in subject groups)

12.00-12.30

Coffee break

12.30-14.00

5. How to use methods from previous sessions in spreading the Global Education around Europe?

14.00-15.00

Lunch

15.00-16.30

6. Methods of assessing the teacher’s work:

- formative assessment and mentoring;

- sustainable self-assessment.

(in two parallel sessions)

16.30-17.00

Coffee break

17:00-19.00

7. Blended courses and pupils’ campaigns

(in two parallel sessions)

19.00

Dinner

20.00

Walk to the city

7th November 2018

10.00-12.00

8. Impact assessment tools – method used to assess pupils’ work in the campaigns

12.00-12.30

Coffee break

12.30-14.00

9. Open session - to decide later on:

eg.

- Participants' workshops

- how to implement Impact Assessment Tools

- Pupils’ campaigns

- Other topics proposed by the participants

14.00-15.00

Lunch

15.00-16.00

Evaluation Session

Participants and trainers

  • Teachers from working groupsdeveloping materials on Global Education from 10 countries (Austria, Czech Republic, England, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia):
Maths Geography History Religious Education Ethics/Values Education Civics/Citizenship Education Modern studies Personal Social Education Media Education Law and Economics National language Foreign language Science
8 10 3 2 5 3 1 0 0 1 3 5 2
  • Co-ordinators from partner organisations implementing the "Global Issues - Global Subjects" project.

Kasia Dzięciołowska - international co-ordinator of the project from Center for Citizenship Education (Poland). Historian, former teacher and educator. Involved in the working group working on materials on Math lessons.

Alma Rogina – national coordinator at Humanitas – Centre for Global Learning and Cooperation (Slovenia). Cultural anthropologist, project coordinator, trainer and traveller. Involved in the methodological support to all working groups in Slovenia.

Lenka Putalová - national coordinator at People in Need Slovakia. She has background in international development and Geography teaching and is involved in the methodological and didactical support for all the subjects in Slovakia.

Olivia Tischler - national coordinator of the project and head of the regional office Vienna at Südwind in Austria. High-school economics teacher, trainer for global citizenship education, student of game based media and education masterclass. Involved in coordination of regional working groups as well as the blended learning course.

Justine Lepers – national coordinator of the project at le Partenariat– Centre for Global Learning, Citizenship Education and Education for Sustainable Development (France). Former history and geography teacher, involved in the support to working groups in history and geography, maths and English.

Stefania Cavallaccio - national coordinator of the project in ACS - Cooperation and Solidarity Association (Italy). She has background in international relations, cooperation and human rights and is involved in the support to the working group in Maths, Physics, Economics and Law. 

Charlotte Dwyer - national co-ordinator of the project at Scotdec in Scotland. With a background in development education, teaching and training she is responsible for coordinating the working groups in Maths, Science, English, Modern Languages and Social Subjects. 

Lenka Voleníková - national coordinator of the project in ARPOK (Czechia). She has a background in international development studies and is support for the Czech language and literature working group.

Adam Ranson - Projects Coordinator at Leeds DEC. Former teacher who has worked in Development Education since the early 1990s. Is supporting the Maths, Science, MFL and RE working groups.

  • Trainers from Senegal and Syria (probably).

Abdou Latif DIAO - teacher and now manager of the partnership at the inspection of Saint-Louis academy. Member of the SEN-EAD Association (Collectif des Enseignants de Saint-Louis). Our association organizes debates on citizenship, migration, the environment and sustainable development in high schools and colleges. He simultaneously animates an educational program on the municipal radio of Saint-Louis.

  • Representative(s) from Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC), England.
  • International Evaluators of the project.