Official title of the project

Interconnecting Stakeholders in Learning and Drama in Serbia

Sectors

Project information

Subtitle
CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2012 Theme 2: Cultural Diversity
Region / City
Cities
Beograd
Total budget of programme / project

99,329.60 EUR

Implementation period
2013. Nov - 2019. Sep
Expected results
  1. Total 284 teachers and 39 non-formal educators and drama artists are certified and trained in intercultural drama method and supported through sharing of method models and practices.
  2. A new method model – publication Tolerant Classroom was prepared in cooperation with teachers, with 5 drama workshops designed to enhance empathy and tolerance in schools (for 5th–8th grade).
  3. The web platform supporting and connecting teachers cross-country, is established.  So far, there are 509 subscribers to the Newsletter, 141 articles, 108 profiles and 6163 visits.
  4. The Research paper Drama in education: teachers’ needs for education and empowerment for application of drama in educational work in our schools completed.
  5. A policy paper Situation analysis and public policy proposals for enhancing innovative approaches to Culture and Arts in Serbia – Drama in Education is published in the Compendium.
Beneficiary

Educators in formal and non-formal education across Serbia: app 4500; young generations in Serbia and communities at large: app 6000.

Partners

 1.           Pedagogic Society of Serbia

2.            Cultural Centre Smederevo

3.            Centre for creative growing-up and multicultural co-operation

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Summary of the project

The project is enhancing the reform of education in Serbia by promoting intercultural drama learning in formal education. Local CSOs are trained to support teachers who promote tolerance and diffuse intercultural drama at the local and regional level. Teachers are empowered to democratize teaching practices and gradually become important stakeholder in the reform of education.

Programme/Project objectives

The project will enhance reform of education in Serbia promoting intercultural drama learning in formal education. Thus, the project will contribute to a pluralistic, tolerant and inclusive school ethos, democratic learning processes with modern curricula and a responsible, integrated role of school in the society. Twenty local CSOs will be trained to support 80 teachers who promote tolerance and diffuse intercultural drama at the local and regional level. Furthermore, 200 teachers will be empowered to democratize teaching practices and gradually become important stakeholder in the reform of education. Initial teacher training will be improved by introducing educational drama. This project will have an impact on a more democratic school curricula reform in the long term.