Curriculum Development and Educator Capacity Workshop in Athens
Yesterday was the beginning of our second Curriculum Development and Educator Capacity Workshop in Athens, Greece.
The workshop is being hosted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and is uniting professors from Iscte- University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Cape Verde (Cape Verde), University of Santiago (Cape Verde), Rovuma University (Mozambique), Púnguè University (Mozambique), and Pedagógica University (Mozambique).
The objective of this workshop is to work on the second batch of new and adapted Humanitarian Action modules, as well as to support the Educators’ capacity building to deliver and teach these modules, supporting the necessary adaptations.
The workshop will last until May 6.
Humanitarian action and child protection
Our webinar on the subject, “Humanitarian Action and Child Protection”, took place on the 15th of march and was part of the project HumAct- Humanitarian Action activities. The webinar, which was promoted by Universidade Pedagógica de Maputo, in Mozambique, held three presentations by Dr Vladimir N. Adriano, Dr Lefteris Papagiannakis, and Dr Paula S. da Silva.
Our first speaker, Dr Vladimir N. Adriano of the Department of the Child in Difficult Situations of Mozambique- Ministry of Gender, Child, and Social Action, spoke about the current situation of Humanitarian Action and Child protection in his country and what it is currently being done to ensure this basic human right. Our second speaker, Dr Lefteris Papagiannakis, Director of the Greek Council of Refugees, discussed the current problems that Greece and much of the EU countries are facing in regards to the protection and integration of migrant children. Our final speaker was Dr Paula S. da Silva, Project Analyst of the Program Platforms for local Development and Decentralization Fund- UNDP for the Fogo, Brava and Maio regions of Cape Verde. During her presentation she discussed the challenges that occurred when providing humanitarian assistance to children and adolescents during the aftermath of two major volcanic eruptions on Ilha do Fogo, north of Cape Verde, in 1995 and 2014.
The recording of the webinar is available in the section “Communiation – Webinars/Lectures”
Thank you all for your attendance, involvement and participation in this webinar!
Οnline preparation workshop
from April 26th to May 6th
Today we held the online preparation workshop for the Educator and Curriculum Development Workshop that will take place in Athens from April 26th to May 6th.
In today’s workshop there were present the representants from all project partners, as well as the teachers that participated in the first workshop that took place in Lisbon, in October and the teachers that will participle in the next workshop in Athens.
The objective of this workshop was to make a joint reflection on the lessons learned with the adaptation of the modules in the first phase, as well as to prepare for the adaptation of the modules of the second phase. The main needs felt by teachers in teaching and preparing the modules were also listed. In the second part of the session, some topics and needs were gathered to be worked on at the workshop in Athens.
Thank you all for your involvement and participation!