Third Capacity Building and Curriculum Workshop in Veles Macedonia

The third 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 Veles, Macedonia, 27-29 June 2012. Representatives from Kosovo and Serbia, as well as international experts from Ukraine and Scotland will actively engage during the workshop. The workshop is co-organized with the History Teachers Association of Macedonia (HTAM), and aims to:·

Present and discuss concrete examples of Integrated History Education in Macedonia, strengthen the

organisational and networking capacity of the Association of History Educators in Macedonia ·

Finalise the practitioners input into the action research report, supported by the Minister of Education of Macedonia, into challenges and solutions for Integrated History Education in Macedonia

Share experiences and challenges for international Education from Serbia, Scotland, UK and Ukraine

Strengthen the connections between different stakeholders in History Education

Bring together History Educators from different regions of Macedonia and activate the Association National Network.

A draft programma can be found here below. For more information please contact Jonathan Even-Zohar or Mirjam Zeilmaker, organizers from EUROCLIO·

Belgrade, Serbia: UN Alliance of Civilisations discusses future Action Plan for South East Europe

The EUROCLIO Programme History that Connects. How to teach sensitive and controversial history in the countries of former Yugoslavia, has been included in the Action Plan of the UN Alliance of Civilisations for South East Europe since 2010 as one of the key proejcts in the field of Dealing with the Past to Build a Better Future – The role of Teaching History. Following this, EUROCLIO had obtained funding from the Kingdom of Norway – Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Western Balkans Unit and the Open Society Foundations Education Support Programme in order to start running this programme. The UN Alliance of Civilisation now convened a meeting in Belgrade in order to prepare the continuation of the Action Plan 2012-2014. Representatives of Ministries of Foreign Affairs were participating as well as specific focal points to assess the progress made since the regional meeting in Sarajevo in 2009. Actions identified at that forum were presented in the UNAOC Forum in Rio de Janeiro. At 31st May and June 1 there will be a meeting in Istanbul, where important projects should be shown and adressed. One of the panels at the meeting was about this specific area. Participants included Professor Marko Suica, Assistant Professor University of Belgrade, Robert Kozma, Grupa484 and EUROCLIO Manager Jonathan Even-Zohar. The panel was chaired by Titiana Milko, Head of the History Teaching Division of the Council of Europe. History Teaching was again seen as a key issue for the UNAOC and South East Europe, and EUROCLIO’s work with History Teachers Associations in former Yugoslavia is seen as a key implementer of the new strategy.

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.

History Teachers meet for Capacity Building and Curriculum Assessment in Republic of Macedonia

The First Capacity Building and Curriculum Workshop within the Curriculum EUROCLIO/OSI/UNAOC Programme “History that Connects – How to teach sensitive Topics in Macedonia” was held recently in Ohrid, Macedonia, 15 – 18 January 2012. Representatives from all Former Yugoslavia, as well as contributors from Finland and Estonia were actively engaged during the workshop. In total 39 history educators participated, mainly from the Regional Western part of the Republic of Macedonia. The workshop organized by the History Teachers Association of Macedonia cheap nfl jerseys (HTAM), and enabled the participants to develop the organizational and networking capacity of the Association of History Educators in Macedonia(AHEM).

Many topics were discussed, using creative World Café Policy Methods, including curriculum design cheap jerseys from China and development, textbook production and the systems of in-service and pre-service teacher training. Through this seminar, the outlines of the research on the development of History Education in the country became clear. Furthermore, the Workshop was DOWNLOAD a good wholesale jerseys opportunity to network, build the capacity of the Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Kosovar, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Serbian and Slovenian History Teachers Associations, as well as the overall regional capacity and the capacity most of individual professionals and to present the current state of history education issues of the countries of sintomas Former Yugoslavia. A full report will be issued soon.

Progressing the Regional Programme: Fourth Regional Seminar

The Fourth Regional Seminar within wholesale NFL jerseys the EUROCLIO/OSI/UNAOC Programme “History that Connects. How to teach sensitive and controversial issues in the countries of Former Yugoslavia” will be held in Pula,Croatia on 1st – 4th March 2012. Representatives from all Former Yugoslavia, as well as contributors from Israel and Italy will actively engage during the seminar. The seminar is co-organised with the History Teachers Association of Croatia, and will and focus on further development of 11 Educational Material. This includes; identification of topics for seven new modules on en selected sensitive and controversial history of 1900-1945, implementing regional relevance and collecting regional sources, which enables more multiperspectivity. The material will be focussing on active learning methods based on the EUROCLIO and Historiana cheap nfl jerseys Framework, and the programme wholesale jerseys will include cheap mlb jerseys a workshop about Recommendation on the Teaching of Sensitive and Controversial Issues. Furthermore, the Regional Seminar will be a good cheap jerseys opportunity to network, to build the capacity of the Bosnian, Croatian, Kosovar, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Serbian and Slovenian History Teachers Associations, as well as the overall regional capacity and the capacity of individual professionals and to present the current state of history Eldertainment education issues of the countries of Former ‘Ouija Yugoslavia. Would you like to join the seminar as observer and learn first-hand about the progress being made in the project? For more information please contact Jonathan Even-Zohar.

Capacity Building and Curriculum Workshop

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Furthermore, the Workshop will be a good opportunity to network, to build the capacity wholesale jerseys China of the Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Kosovar, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Serbian and Slovenian 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 cheap nfl jerseys countries of Former Yugoslavia. For more information please contact Jonathan Even-Zohar, organizer from EUROCLIO.