INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHING

Inclusive approach to secondary school teaching to tackle early school leaving launched across Europe Press Release CARMA is the name of a European funded initiative that promises to launch an inclusive approach to secondary-school-level teaching, based on the introduction of non-formal learning practices and collaborative methods that promote interaction, creativity and reciprocal learning between teachers and learners. Based on the Reciprocal Maieutic Approach (RMA) of Danilo Dolci, a group of European partners from education and…

EU WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS: “CHANCES FOR BIG CHANGES”

EU WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS: “CHANCES FOR BIG CHANGES”

In the beginning of sunny October a group of teachers from 7 different European countries were sitting in a terrace of Baida convent, embraced by a spectacular view to the mountains, having all of Palermo under their feet and were telling stories. Stories about their teaching methods, about their students, their personal stories and stories for social change. Stories about their teaching methods, about their students, their personal stories and stories for social change. Storytelling,…

INNOVATING SCHOOL CULTURE THROUGH NON-FORMAL LEARNING

INNOVATING SCHOOL CULTURE THROUGH NON-FORMAL LEARNING

The second partnership meeting for the project CARMA – RMA and other non-formal learning methods for Student Motivation took place in Murcia, Spain on the 19th and 20th September 2016, hosted by the University of Murcia. CARMA focuses on the introduction of non-formal learning practices and collaborative learning within school education to transform classroom practices and address challenges in school education. During the second partnership meeting, partners reviewed the project’s progress and outcomes achieved so far including the results…

ONLINE SURVEY ON COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

ONLINE SURVEY ON COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

The project “CARMA – RMA and other non-formal learning methods for Student Motivation”, has launched a European wide online survey on collaborative learning aimed to explore the real needs of all stakeholders in the school community: students, teaching staff and professionals within school education, parents, school service providers, civil society organizations and policy-makers in school education. The survey has been launched in the seven partner countries; Portugal, Spain, Italy, Turkey, France, Belgium and Austria will investigate…

INOVA+ PARTICIPATES IN THE CARMA PROJECT TO FOSTER THE ADOPTION OF NON-FORMAL LEARNING METHODS

INOVA+ PARTICIPATES IN THE CARMA PROJECT TO FOSTER THE ADOPTION OF NON-FORMAL LEARNING METHODS

Education and training are key pillars for the development of societies. In this sense, the European Commission and the EU countries agreed on the Strategic framework for Education & Training, which includes a set of benchmarks for education to be achieved by 2020, namely: the rate of early leavers from education and training aged 18-24 should be below 10% and fewer than 15% of 15-year-olds should be under-skilled in reading, mathematics and science. The European…

CARMA – MOTIVATING STUDENTS THROUGH COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

CARMA – MOTIVATING STUDENTS THROUGH COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

The Kick-off meeting for the project CARMA – RMA and other non-formal learning methods for Student Motivation took place on the 18th and 19th of February, 2016 hosted by the project coordinator CESIE in Palermo, Italy. The Kick-off meeting brought together CESIE with the 6 other partner organisations which include the University of Murcia (Spain), Pistes-Solidaires (France), Asist Ogretim Kurumlari A.S. – DOGA (Turkey), University College Leuven – UC Leuven (Belgium), INOVA+ (Portugal) and Verein…