Implementing organisations:

- New Horizon Foundation (NHF), Romania
- Babes Bolyai University, Romania
-
Nicolae Dumitrescu Association, Republic of Moldova

 

Overall objective:

  • 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.

 

Specific objectives:

  • 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.

 

Activities/Outputs:

  • 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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