Second Capacity Building and Curriculum Workshop in Stip, Macedonia

The second Capacity Building and Curriculum Workshop within the EUROCLIO/OSI/UNAOC Program “History that Connects – How to teach sensitive Topics in Macedonia” will be held in Stip, Macedonia, 20-22 April 2012. Representatives from Albania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, as well as contributors from The Netherlands and Turkey will actively engage during the workshop. The workshop is co-organized with the History Teachers Association of Macedonia (HTAM), and aims at:·

* To strengthen the organisational and networking capacity of the Association of History Educators in Macedonia

* To present and discuss concrete examples of Integrated History Education in Macedonia

* To continue the research, supported by the Minister of Education of Macedonia, into challenges and solutions for Integrated History Education in Macedonia

* To share experiences and challenges for international Education from UNICEF and the Turkish Association of History Educators.

* To strengthen the connections between different stakeholders in History Education

* To share and reflect on different experiences from the region under the umbrella of EUROCLIO

* To bring together History Educators from different regions of Macedonia and activate the Association National Network.

Furthermore, the Workshop will be a good opportunity to network, to build the capacity of the Albanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek and Turkish History Teachers Associations, as well as the overall regional capacity and the capacity of individual professionals and to present the current state of history education issues of the countries of Former Yugoslavia. For more information please contact Jonathan Even-Zohar or Mirjam Zeilmaker, organizers from EUROCLIO.