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Team building with a "mission impossible"

In the afternoon,of the first day, we did a Team-building activity called “Mission Impossible”. The trainer give us the instructions and we had 14 points to do all together,  in one hour. 94 more words

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Introducing the project objectives, agenda and non-formal education methodology

On the first session of today, we have talked about the project, its objectives, working agenda and the methodology we are going to use in the next 8 days. 148 more words

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Getting to know each other

We started getting to know each other by doing some fun and engaging activities. For example, we started with telling our names and showing a sign which the others needed to repeat, so in that way we can remember the names of all people. 87 more words

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Opening ceremony and first impressions

First day on the project, we all gathered at the hotel’s lobby as everyone was arriving to Topola to start with the Training course.

After short introduction and welcoming to the project by the hosts and trainers, we had the chance to introduce ourselves to each other by saying our names, where we come from and saying a bit about our backgrounds and experiences. 73 more words

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Going beyond.

Going beyond what is expected.

What do we expect from the education of 16-19 year olds in England? Judging from the funding available, the qualifications on offer and the accountability measures which inevitably steer our work, our national aspirations for this phase of education are fairly low. 644 more words


Citizenship and it's place in Education

How is citizenship education a curricular problem?

This reading prompt for this week is honestly something I’ve never thought about, but definitely was rewarding to reflect upon once I did. 340 more words

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Crick reloaded: citizenship education and British values.

“We aim at no less than a change in the political culture of this country both nationally and locally: for people to think of themselves as active citizens, willing, able and equipped to have an influence in public life and with the critical capacities to weigh evidence before speaking and acting; to build on and to extend radically to young people the best in existing traditions of community involvement and public service, and to make them individually confident in finding new forms of involvement and action among themselves.” 

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