Follow-up meeting South-East Europe and Mediterranean
30 practitioners, educators and decision makers from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Malta, Romania and Slovenia will discuss existing perspectives and further developments on the concept and practice of global development education, thus contributing to the promotion, recognition and practice of global development education in the South-East Europe and Mediterranean region.
During the one-day meeting, which will take place in Lubljana, Slovenia, and based on the report of the Bucharest global development education follow-up meeting and on the outcomes of the annual task-force meeting(s), participants will review the state of advancement of global development education implementation through three sessions dedicated to
policy making and curriculum development
professional development of educators and quality support
awareness raising and pedagogical tools
The meeting is organised and facilitaded by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe with the support of the European Commission, in cooperation with the Romanian Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus and in partnership with the following regional partners:
SLOGA, as implementing partner (Slovenia)
Open Education Centre-OEC (Bulgaria)
assess the progress made in relation to the global development education regional seminar and the recommendations of the follow-up meeting
showcase strategies for the recognition and promotion of global development education developed in the region
identify complementarities between existing education national policies, the recommendations and the Council of Europe framework of competences for democratic culture
identify common challenges and practices in global development education in the region
promote global development education as an integral part of education and development policies
develop joint action and collaboration within and beyond South-East Europe and Mediterranean countries through regular meetings between the regional North-South Centre global development education network coordinators / global development education working groups of the national Civil Society Organisations platforms
further the implementation of global development education in the South-East Europe and Mediterranean countries until 2019 through operational recommendations
The activities of the North-South Centre Global Education programme are implemented in the framework of the iLegend programme -Intercultural Learning Exchange through Global Education, Networking and Dialogue- a joint programme between, and funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe.
North-South Centre Global Education Guidelines - a Handbook for Educators to Understand and Implement Global Education, Lisbon, 2012 (2008)
Council of Europe framework of Competences for Democratic Culture, Strasbourg, 2016
White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue: “Living Together As Equals in Dignity” Strasbourg, 2008
Third European Congress on Global Education
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