Published by Mattias Desac on Thursday, 17 July 2014
Citizens of Europe together with parner organisations from Belgium, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom are looking for participants for this seminar about self-directed learning and learning to learn. In the last 5 years Learning to Learn(L2L) and Self-Directed Learning(SDL) became well-known concepts in the Youth in Action programme. In some training courses (like the Training of Trainers, TALE and many others) SDL/L2L became the leading... Read more
Published by Mattias Desac on Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The “CHOOSE*2” pedagogical outcomes is one of the results of the Grundtvig Learning Partnership Project “Choose*2: Choose your learning, choose your life” promoted by 4 organisations: • Work in Progress (Italy), • PameAmbro (Italy), • Citizens of Europe e V. (Germany) , • Rökstólar Samvinnumiđstöđ (Iceland) The focus of our work within this 2-year project was on the educational approach SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING (which has been around for a while, although under different names). Not surprisingly... Read more
Published by Mattias Desac on Tuesday, 1 July 2014
Citizens warmly invites you to join us for a barbecue and film evening this Sunday! The theme for the evening will be self-directed learning and there will be several people who works with education who will come together. The project has been going on for two years, thanks to the EU program Grundtvig and the exchange has been between friends and colleagues from Italy and Iceland. On the final meeting of the project, anyone who is interested in the topic is welcome to join! Together we will... Read more
Published by Mattias Desac on Monday, 23 June 2014
I believe that creativity is the most powerful force that human beings possess. Let’s look around: the world evolves because of innovation, and innovation is an outcome of creative thinking. From what I have experienced during my studies, most educational institutions put emphasis on knowledge and skill development in their programmes. Also, there is usually a number of standards which you have to meet while being at school/college. I find that conventional educational methods very often... Read more
Published by Tobias Kunow on Wednesday, 21 May 2014
The turnout in the European elections decreases continuously. A lot of people have lost faith in the European institutions or are they just do not care . Although the rights and powers of the European Parliament have been greatly expanded, most citizens consider it as a meaningless instrument. In the 2014 European elections the danger is that this is mainly occupied by Euro -critical and extreme right wing parties. Between 05. and 12. May 24 particpants from Greece, Romania and Germany met in... Read more