Managing controversy – evaluating the impact of a whole school approach
- New Horizon Foundation (NHF), Romania
- Babes Bolyai University, Romania
- Nicolae Dumitrescu Association, Republic of Moldova
- To develop effect training on teaching controversial issues and to strengthen the capacity of teachers and school leaders in Romania and in the Republic of Moldova.
- Schools are equipped with a whole school training programme for teachers and school leaders to teach controversial issues in schools.
- Awareness is raised among teachers and school leaders about the significance of being aware of one’s own democratic values and implicit stereotypes.
- National stakeholders from Romania and the Republic of Moldova are acquainted with the good practices and lessons learned from the project.
- Training programme: A whole school training programme for teachers and school leaders will be developed and piloted during two training events (one in each country).
- Questionnaire: A questionnaire to assess the democratic values and implicit prejudices of teachers and school leaders, before and after the implementation of the whole school training programme will be developed. A guide on the use of the tool in a school will be prepared and will be made available in Romanian and in English.
- Publications: the publications “Teaching Controversial Issues” and “Managing Controversy” will be translated into Romanian.
- Closing event: one day event gathering 50 participants will be organised to share project results, good practices and lessons learned with national stakeholders from Romania and the Republic of Moldova.
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