Title of trainings :
1.Culture as a way of teaching and learning tolerance to others and acceptance of the diversity.
2.The necessity of the Museum education in kindergartens(Objectives and Benefits)
Watch a sort video here: https://youtu.be/8PLqPxy6V9w
In this sort training event took part teachers of all participants countries ,chlildren, parents , cultural organisations and local community.
During this mobility, partners visited the host school, and watched learning and teaching activities in groups. An international event held by the host school with the participation with of Primary and Music Gymnasium of Boscotrecase. Children presented traditional songs,dances and customs ,prepared traditional food and an exhibition with old things from the past (photos, old objects, handwritten texts, traditional costumes ,traditional ornaments,etc.) in cooperation with parents and the cultural organisations and local community.
Participants had the opportunity to take part in educational visits to open air museums and monuments of cultural heritage (Pompei and Vezouvios) of region.The participants visited factories of traditional products and other traditional products of the region . Also they visited local authorities and exchanged information about socioeconomic system of country.
We had two different topics in this training event.
First topic : "Culture as a way of teaching and learning tolerance towards others and acceptance of the diversity" All partners shared various teaching materials and innovative approaches by providing more attractive education and training programmes, in line with individuals needs and expectations, using participatory approaches methodology for teaching and learning about topic tolerance and divercity .
We also learned to develop methods and creating conditions for personalized teaching and learning for all pupils in order to improve the quality of education and to ensure a good start in education for all children.Creation material to support in-service training We exchanged games and methods how to teach tolerance and divercity to little children. There were related presentations of all partners and we had a good practice taking part in various games by our selves.
Second topic : The necessity of the Museum education in kindergartens(Objectives and Benefits)we learned about the "The necessity of the Museum education in kindergartens(Objectives and Benefits). Different plans about museum education were presented by all countries on the topic.
A good practice plan for the development of a museum visit plan was presented by all participants.
We ascertained that the visit to the museum contribute to maximizing the interest of the teachers and children in issues related to the cultural heritage and to the way of life of their ancestors, because offer the opportunity to children come in contact with the past, providimg information about the life in the past years of the region where they live. The direct contact of the children with the monuments help them to understand the relationship between them and the conditions of the era that gave birth to them and offers the potential to encourage children to participate in the educational process, to get to know their cultural inheritance, to cultivate multiple cognitive skills, emotional and psychomotor sector, to self-act.
Trough activities of museum education field ,children will increase their interesting about the museum ,learning the value of museums and will understand that museums are not just a place with things without life. They are like "open books" which allow us to "read " our past ,our history and our culture.
Exchanging of information material of each country, educational material and dvds with schools and countries presentations, cds with children activities.
Teachers enhanced the quality of their knowledge about diversity and tolerance and will be able to use the best practice for the benefit and progress of all children and gain new knowledge on registered topics and practical experience and skills
Also they acquired new knowledge and information about other countries' curriculum, teaching methods, technology use and learning environment. The teacher's horizons extend to different teaching modes and different types of education systems.
Evaluation of training event and discussion of difficulties of the project via questionnaires to teachers and parents.
Publication of results through local media and social net works
To all participants has been given certificate .
By project's coordinator : Ann Magkiosi
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