World Forum for Democracy 2016: Speakers
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Pioneer of democratic education and CEO of "Education Cities - the Art of Collaborations
Yaacov Hecht founded the Democratic School in Hadera, Israel, the first school in the world to call itself democratic. This school operates as microcosms of the democratic state. In 1993, he convened the first IDEC – International Democratic Education Conference that runs since then all over the world for 24 years now, each year in a different continent. Shortly thereafter, Hecht founded the Institute for Democratic Education in Israel (IDE), and within it, the academic faculty for Democratic Education teachers. In 2010, Hecht founded "Education Cities-the Art of Collaborations" an organization that sees the city as one big school. Yaacov Hecht has served as an advisor to Israeli Ministers of Education in the past and at the present. That is as an expert for creating connections and interfaces between the state and alternative education.
A, B, Citizenship, Democracy, and Education
Education bridging social divides – pass or fail?
- LAB 10
- LAB 11
Embracing Global Citizenship
- LAB 12
- LAB 13
Refugees: Opportunities without borders
- LAB 14
- LAB 15
- LAB 16
- LAB 17
Education on the move
- LAB 18
- LAB 19
Education for Democracy: innovative experiences in the Francophone world