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I.M.P.A.C.T.: Participatory Project Planning and Logical Framework Approach

Belgrade, 25th - 26th February 2006

Working groupI.M.P.A.C.T. (Introducing methodology in Education for Democratic Citizenship Initiatives of the Stability Pact) Project is a new initiative for South-East Europe aiming at developing management capacities for EDC projects by introducing and disseminating a comprehensive methodology for participatory project planning and self-evaluation.
Involving six beneficiary and partner institutions from six participating countries – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Moldova, Romania and Serbia – the project has been developed to respond to the need for capacity building in project design and management, which was identified in the Monitoring Report of the EDC–Working Group.

Adult Education Society from Belgrade in cooperation with KulturKontakt from Vienna had organized weekend training seminar in Belgrade from 25th to 26th of February 2006 about Participatory Project Planning and Logical Framework Approach, as the part of the I.M.PACT project. The seminar was attended by seventeen participants-representatives and collaborators of different NGO's mainly involved in adult education, Belgrade faculties and Ministry of Sport and Education. The training was led by Nađa Bulat and Aleksandar Bulajić, collaborators of Adult Education Society, under supervision of Dukagjin Pupovci from Kosovo Education Center and in coordination of Katarina Popović, the president of Adult Education Society.

The techniques of Participatory Project Planning and Logical Framework Approach were delivered and practiced by application on the “real” project, e.g. the one that is the part of bigger, already approved project. The topic chosen for simulation was ‘’Vocational Education of Adult Roma’’ which was taken as a part of the real project ‘’Functional Basic Education of Roma’’. During the ˝step by step˝ work, that involved group disquisitions, presentations, visualization, simulations and instructions, participants went trough all the characteristic phases of techniques such as defining and brainstorming the problems, clustering problems, making problems and goal trees, making the logical framework matrix and dealing with risk analyses.

At the end of the seminar participants fulfilled the evaluation questionnaire with possibility to answer each question by marking one number from 1 to 4 (1 for the lowest mark or level of satisfaction and 4 for the highest). The quality of work and methods used during the training were rated with average mark of 3.81 and organization of the training with 4.

 


 
3rd PEFETE Public Workshop:  “Development of Train-the-Trainer-Programmes for Learning in Later Life”

Sofia, 7-9th June 2006

The Pan-European Forum for Education for the Elderly, PEFETE, organized in Sofia, Bulgaria (7-9th June, 2006) a Public Workshop about the development of Train-the-Trainer (TTT) seminars in later life learning.

The participants, PEFETE partners from different European countries and adult educators from Bulgaria, engaged themselves in discussion about content, methodology and organization of specific train-the-trainer seminars for learning in later life.

The discussion, which was enriched by intercultural exchange, focused on new trends of development: thinking about future learning needs had to take in account the changed social context, new participative activities and the inclusion of elderly into the society via learning.

As an outcome of the event can be mentioned the development and improvement of social infrastructure, the establishment of a national TTT-programme for learning in later life, as well as propositions in relation to a common initiative for a European TTT-programme through Grundtvig 1.
The Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade was represented by Tamara Nikolić Maksić

 

 

 

Balkan Human Rights Network: “Human Rights School for Future Desicionmakers”

Dubrovnik, 4th-18th June 2006

This two week seminar was offered by Balkan Human Rights Network to chosen participants from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. It was devoted to Human Rights and their protection through national and international legal systems, with a special regard on the West Balkan Countries.

As a representative of the Adult Education Society Aleksandar Bulajić took part in the seminar.

More information on http://www.balkan-rights.net

 

 

 

TZ Conflict Transformation and Youth Empowerment Project in Serbia: 1st NGO meeting and training on peermediation in schools
 

Belgrade, 8th-10th June 2006

The objective of this meeting arranged by the GTZ-office in Belgrade was to allow closer cooperation between the NGOs which are involved in the GTZ’s Conflict Transformation and Youth Empowerment Project.

After the opening statements of Mr Greiff, Head of the Economic Cooperation Section of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Belgrade and Mr. Trojanow, Head of Mission of GTZ in Belgrade, the representatives of the different organizations were asked to introduce their work (i.e. mission, target group, goals of projects, partners) to the others.

After this meeting a two-day training on the application of peermediation in schools was conducted by Mrs Walker from the organization Mediationsbüro Mitte from Berlin.

As a representative of the adult Education Society Dr. Katarina Popović attended the event.


 

 

Friedrich Ebert Foundation 10 years in Serbia - Anniversary

Belgrade, 25th May 2006

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of their work in Serbia, Friedrich Ebert Foundation (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) organized a celebration party in Belgrade on 25th of May. By the invitation of Dr. Heinrich Sassenfeld, director of FES' Belgrade office, president of Adult Education Society Dr. Katarina Popović took part in this celebration among other guests.
  


 

The HISTORY Project - Reflecting and handling recent history in memorial places

Sarajevo-Srebrenica, Bosnia and Hercegovina, from 10th to 14th of May 2006.

More information on www.historyproject.iizdvv-bg.org

 

 

 

PEFETE Group meeting

Brussels, 14th-16th February, 2006

The meeting was organized in two sessions: an internal partners meeting and the public session. The first part included partners from Belgium, Latvia, Greece, Romania and Serbia and Montenegro, together with the project coordinator Mr. Jumbo Klercq from Netherlands. The issues for discussion within the partner meeting concerned the overview of the PEFETE project, the project evaluation, issues concerning Third PEFETE publication and Third Policy Paper, finances and website, preparation of Public Workshop on “Train the trainer” in Sofia, 7th-10th June 2006.

In the last session of the meeting Mr. Klercq presented the proposal for new project: “PEFETE EXTRA 2006-2009” and the partners could contribute by giving their opinion and suggestions on the application process and they could, as well, share their ideas concerning further development of the project and mutual work in the network.

The public session, with the presence of experts from Belgium, gave an insight on current trends in “Train the trainer” issues and engaged participants in discussion.

The representative of both Adult Education Society and University for the Third Age from Belgrade, Serbia, was Tamara Maksic Nikolic who took an active participation in this meeting.

  

SMILE Project Workshop

Duras, Albania, held from 15th to 20th of February 2006.

More information on www.smile.iizdvv-bg.org

 

The HISTORY Project within Volkshochschultag

Berlin, Germany, 3rd May 2006.

More information on www.volkshochschultag.de


 

 

Education and Training Computer Courses for unemployed Women

September-November 2006

Xpert CourseThe new education and training computer courses for 30 unemployed women at the age of 30-45 started in Belgrade in September 2006. The courses were organized in cooperation with National Bureau for Employment and Link Group and lasted until November 2006. Candidates are chosen from the National Bureau for Employment lists and selected after testing. Courses, as well as final examinations, are organized following the Xpert European Computer Passport procedures, and all candidates that successfully finished final examinations received internationally recognized "European Computer Passport Xpert" certificate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibition of paintings from course participants from the University of the Third Age Network

Gallery 73 in Belgrade, from 13.-19. October 2006

ExibitionOn the 13. October 2006 the exhibition “Jutro” was opened in the Gallery 73 in Belgrade. The exhibition shows paintings from course participants, who attended painting courses within the University of the Third Age Network (e.g. Đuro Salaj AD., Cultural Educational Centre Čukarica, Božidar Adžija and Braća Stamenković). The exhibition was organized by the University of the Third Age and supported by the Adult Education Society/IIZ-DVV Belgrade. Ms. Svetlana Živanić, National Coordinator of the University for the Third Age, Mr. Dejan Savić, Director of the Galerie 73 and Mr. Dragan Tešić, President of the Čukarica Municipality, welcomed the numerous guests at the opening ceremony. The exhibition will be shown until the 19. October 2006.

 

 

 

The fifth Adult Education Festival 2006 in Montenegro

02.-07. October 2006

  Festive Session of National Council for adult educationBetween 02.-07. October 2006, Centre for Vocational Education in Podgorica organized the fifth Adult Education Festival in cooperation with Ministry of Education and Science, National Employment Agency, Chamber of Commerce, Labour Union, Personnel Administration, Committee for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women, Centre for Development of NGO Sector, municipalities Tivat, Podgorica and Rožaje, with the number of participants from foreign representative offices in Montenegro.

The Adult Learners’ Week has been financially supported by the Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade.

Activities of the Adult Learners’ Week were to:

  • Make connection and exchange information about the adult learning activities
  • Develop a cooperation between foreign representative offices, institutions and organizations in the field of the Adult Education in Montenegro
  • Direct the international aid in the direction of realization of the planned activities and goals


The main aim of the event was to provide a forum for exchange, policy dialog and advocacy on the importance of adult and lifelong learning, as well as to develop a social partnership in the field of vocational education and adult education on local level.

The Coordinator of the Adult Learners’ Week in Montenegro was Ms. Ljiljana Garić.

One of the main activities was festive session of National Council for adult education, where Ms. Dr. Katarina Popović from the Adult Education Society and IIZ/DVV Belgrade participated as a represent of IIZ/DVV and Serbia.

 

 



 

International Conference: "Lifelong Learning and Adult Education - key factors for economic and social regeneration in South Eastern Europe"

20. September 2006, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

International Conference in SarajevoOn 20. September 2006, the International Conference: "Lifelong Learning and Adult Education - key factors for economic and social regeneration in South Eastern Europe“, took place in the hotel „Holiday Inn“ Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in organisation of the «Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association» (IIZ/DVV), regional Office in Sofia and Office in Sarajevo, the Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the OSCE Mission to BiH.

The main aim of the Conference was to discuss the meaning of Adult Education in the peaceful development in the region of South Eastern Europe on one side, and to make up the balance about what was achieved in this area in the last decade, on the other side. The goal was also to discuss the future steps in the area of adult education in the countries in the region on their ways to Europe.

Conference was also related to the Lifelong Learning Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Conference participants had the opportunity to visit the festive opening of the Festival. The Education Ministers from the countries of South Eastern Europe, Heads of the IIZ/DVV Project Offices from this region, representative of partner organizations and experts in the field of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning participated in the Conference.

Delegation of Serbia and delegation of Montenegro consisted of high representatives of the Ministry of Education, experts and associates from partner organizations of the Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade.

 

 

 

The best students continue their studies in the University of Nottingham

September 2006

Reception – NottinghamBelgrade 19 September 2006 - Fourteen top students from Belgrade and Serbia will spend the next academic year for postgraduate studies, (Master and PhD degree), in the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. The Fund for Young Talents of Serbia and the Foundation of Prince Alexander for Culture and Education will provide them with funds for accommodation and living expenses and the University of Nottingham will cover their tuition fees which amount 15.000€ per student.

Ms. Tamara Nikolić – Maksić, collaborator of the Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade, shall specialize in studies from several distinctive areas of adult education.

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Education Festival 2006 in Serbia and in Montenegro


Learning festival posterThe preparations for the VI learning festival in Serbia and in Montenegro run at full blast, under already well known and popular slogan “Catch the light!” This year Adult Education Festival will have two kind of activities – national and regional. Apart from traditional variety of events in several cities and towns (in Montenegro from 3.10.-7.10), two delegations will visit regional Lifelong Lifelong Learning Festival in Sareajevo, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 19.-20.9. Both Serbian and Montenegrinian delegations will consist of high respresentatives of Ministries of education, representatives of the most important partner organisations and learning festival coordinators.

 

 


Functional basic education for adult Roma

June-August 2006

Roma Project 6 meetingsBoth the teachers and the Roma Coordinators, who are supposed to gather the participants and to attend them during the school year, have been prepared for their forthcoming tasks in several seminars. These trainings dealt with specific challenges of the work with the chosen target group, such as the motivation of the students and the use of interactive methods of instruction.

Beside that a series of meetings were held with the representatives of the professional secondary schools (with the presence of local representatives of the Ministry of Education and Sports and the branch offices of the National Employment Agency), who are going to implement the training courses in the following cities: Vranje, Bujanovac, Leskovac, Niš, Prokuplje, Sombor, Ada, Obrenovac, Valjevo, Beograd and Zemun.

On this occasion the modalities of the combination of general-education instruction and professional education were discussed, as well as the cooperation of the Elementary Schools for Adult Education and the professional secundary schools. Furthermore, questions of financing and the involvement of the National Employment Agency and the local communities were considered, as well as the way of coding and certification of this new type of short-time qualification.
The Roma-Coordinators reported on current difficulties and obstacles they encountered during the recruitment of participants as well as on their cooperation with the other project partners.

Moreover, preparations for two meetings in August are in progress:
Beside another training for the teachers engaged in the project, where the didactical guidelines for the new programme will be presented by the team for curriculum development, there will be a meeting with the headmasters of both the Elementary Schools for Adult Education and the professional secundary schools, in order to plan the beginning of the school year.
In both of these events representatives of the Ministry for Education and Sport and the National Council of the Roma Minority as well as the Roma Coordinators will be involved beside the members of the project team.



Xpert computer passport and IT courses with the LINK group Belgrade 2006



New facilities of the LINk group in ZemunWith its most important partner in IT education - LINk group, Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade continued introducing the certified system in adult education in Serbia and Montenegro. Except regular examinations, new courses for unemployed women and for groups with the specail needs are prepared. The courses will be organized in cooperation with serbian employment agency.

The new facilities of the LINK group, situated in their buildung in Zemun, offer about 400 qm offices, seminar and courses rooms. LINk group, organisations with several international licences and certificates, got an official permission of the Ministry of education to establiah the first Serbian high school institituion for IT education and e-learning - Belgrade colege of computer sciences.

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International Conference: Education and Values in the Balkan Countries

Bucharest, Rumania, 29th June- 2nd July, 2006


Conference BucharestThe conference was organized by the Balkan Society for Pedagogy and Education in collaboration with the University “Spiru Haret”, Bucharest, the Institute for Educational Sciences, Bucharest, Center for Education and Professional Development, Bucharest,
involving experts from Greece, Albania, Romania, Bulgaria, FYRO Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey. The meeting was devoted to topics relating to Education and Values in the Balkan Countries.
After a plenary session with lectures outlining perspectives and trends regarding values in education in the different countries, the participants continued the discussion in different working groups on the following issues, usually by the presentation of the results of numerous researches:
- “Historical and Theoretical Approaches on Values and Values Systems”
- “Values Schooling and Curriculum”
- “Values, Students’ and Teachers’ Views and Attitudes, Lifestyle and Family”
- “Values, Globalization and Multiculturalism in European Perspective”

Within the serbian delegation, representatives of the Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade, the Institute of Pedagogy and Andragogy and the Institute for Pedagogical Research contributed to the conference.





Belgrade NGO Center


2006


NGO Logos
In cooperation with the European Movement in Serbia and the Adult Education Society the Fond Mihaila Zikića and the Michael-Zikić-Foundation are going to establish a „Belgrade NGO Center“. The objective of this project is to advise Serbian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) during their work and to promote their cooperation with German NGOs and such from other EU member states. The seat of the Center is in Belgrade.
With regard to the process of European integration the project is supposed to support the adaption of the Serbian non-governmental sector to European standards through the following measures:
1. Trainings for the representatives of Serbian NGOs
2. Consulting Serbian NGOs
3. Consulting NGOs from EU countries in creating networks and partnerships for cooperation

The project is supported by the Center of International Migration and Development (CIM) in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.



National SMILE-Training: Participatory Methods for Shaping our Realities


Belgrade, 16th -17th June 2006

SMILE Jun 06 Belgrad
This seminar was different to previous ones held within the SMILE-Project (Seeding for Mulitiethnic and Intercultural Learning Experiences), since the 15 participants were sent only by Serbian organizations and institutions. The group of participants varied in age and professional backround, which was intended in order to support learning by mutual exchange.
The aim of the training was to introduce pedagogues and andragogues to the participative methods: Future Workshop, Open Space Technology and World Café, which the participants practiced based on subjects regarding education in Serbia.
The participants contributed in an active and creative way to the seminar and were ready to discuss. The training was presented by Tamara Nikolić Maksić and Marijana Todorović, both coworkers of the Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade.



Adult education and employment challenges
Belgrade, 2nd June 2006

Working session
IIZ/DVV project office supports activities and efforts to increase employability and the employment rate. In this connection a meeting of experts was held on Faculty of Philosophy which was devoted to three topics:

  1. Adult education aimed to increase employability
  2. Education and world of work
  3. Institutions and personnel in vocational adult education
There were 50 participants from Belgrade and other cities in Serbia and 10 guest-participants from Croatia, Slovenia, Macedonia and Montenegro.

At the end, a new book "Andragogical ideas in international framework" written by prof.Ph.D. Dušan Savićević was presented.







New theories and methods in adult education
Sofia, 27th-28th May 2006

New Bulgarian University
The representatives of Adult Education Society and professors on Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, Aleksandra Pejatović and Katarina Popović, held a seminar at New Bulgarian University in Sofia dealing with "New theories and methods in adult education".



The use of creative workshops in education of elderly
Belgrade, 24th May 2006

Seminar and exhibition participants
In connection with the Network of the University of the Third Age project a seminar about "The use of creative workshops in education of elderly" was held at the Braća Stamenković People's University in Belgrade.
Beside that, an exhibition of handiworks of the senior students was opened.




A first seminar in Judicial Training Center
Belgrade, 22nd-23rd May 2006

Interactive Work
The experts form the Adult Education Society are assisting the Judicial System Reform which is supported by the European Agency for Reconstruction via Progeco. This comprises curriculum development for two different groups within JTC and Train-the-Trainer courses.



Meeting of European Experts (MEE)Future Workshops for Europe (FWE)
11.-14.Mai,Passau/Bayern

EBiS representatives in future workshop-conference The event organized by Bavarian Adult Education Association was oriented to European issues and cross-border cooperation in adult education. Partner in several EU-Socrates programme took part, as well as guest from different areas of adult education. Except their meeting and excange, there was an adutle ducation fair and the conference which offered to the participants the chance to learn and experience the "future workshop" method. There were three working groups, with following topics:
a) active citizenship - involving people in European integration
b) worker‘s mobility - towards a European labour market
c) local development through Adult Education by community projects
On the panel discussion about most important aspects of Eruopean adult education several guests took part: Jan Figel, Siegfried Schneider, Janos Toth, K. Heinz Eisfeld, Ewa Pszybilska and Katarina Popovic.
As representatives of the EbiS – project Emilia Ilieva from IIZ/DVV regional office in Sofia und Katarina Popovic from IIZ/DVV office Belgrad took part.




The 12th German Adult Education Conference (Volkshochschultag)
May 2006

German Adult Education Conference
Learn something new – shape the future – bring people together
This was the motto beneath which about 1.500 participants (500 more than expected) joint the 12th German Adult Education Conference (Volkshochschultag) in the Berlin Congress Center on 4th and 5th May 2006.
Among the guests high-ranking representatives of sciences, politics, economy and education, such as Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler, Federal President of Germany, the German Minister of Education, Dr. Annette Schavan and EU Commissioner Ján Figl´ attended the event.
Besides, experts from more than 63 countries were involved in the conference – surpassing each German Adult Education Conference in the past. This imposing number gives an idea about the importance of the People´s Universities (Volkshochschulen) for Lifelong Learning in a national and international framework.
The German Adult Education Association, organizer of the conference, was officially commended and encouraged regarding its contribution to adult education and the realization of lifelong learning.
Within the delegation from South-Eastern-Europe Serbia was represented by the substitute of the Minister of Education, Dr. Bogoljub Lazarević, the consultant in the Ministry of Education, Marijana Milanović, Prof. Dr. Snežana Medić from the University of Belgrade and Katarina Popovć, President of the Adult Education Society, IIZ/DVV Belgrade.
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German language course for Zoran Djindjic Foundation scholars
Belgrade, 17-29 April 2006

Dr. K.Popović - IIZ/DVV;  Mrs R.Đinđić – Dr. Z.Đinđić Foundation;  Mr. R.Hermann - DAAD;  Mr. M.Kosanović – Dr. Z.Đinđić Foundation
Third generation of the Zoran Djindjic Foundation scholars (25 of them) are preparing for the practice work in German firms and companies. These scholarships are made possible with the support of “Ost-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft”. For the first time the course in German language precedes departure to Germany with the aim to prepare scholars for their stay and improve their work and practice. With the help of “Ost-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft” and IHK Belgrade, expert preparation and organization of the language course was accomplished by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and Adult Education Society – IIZ/DVV office in Belgrade (Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association).


Serbia and Montenegro – forgotten country searching the way to Europe
Bad Boll, Germany, 31st March – 2nd April 2006

His Excellency Mr. Ognjen Pribićević
Regional center for political education Baden-Württemberg (Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung) and Evangelist Academy from Bad Boll (Evangelische Akademie Bad Boll) had organized a meeting dedicated to Serbia and Montenegro (SERBIEN und MONTENEGRO, Ein vergessenes Land sucht Anschluss an Europa) from 31st March to 2nd April 2006. German and Serbian experts, representatives from various organizations, have been discoursed on political, security, economical and educational issues on this meeting with great attendance. Also, His Excellency Mr. Ognjen Pribicevic, ambassador of Serbia and Montenegro in Germany, had a very prominent and active participation in this meeting, together with other experts from the embassy and representatives of Serbian Orthodox Church in Germany.

Many aspects of this issue were discussed through lectures and working groups, and modern Montenegrin tourist offer films had been shown.

With an invitation of Regional center for political education Baden-Württemberg, Mr. Milan Kosanovic PhD, representative of Mihael Zikic Foundation and Zoran Djindjic Foundation and Mrs. Katarina Popovic PhD, representative of Adult Education Society gave an active participation directly from Serbia.



Functional basic education of Roma
Activities from January to May 2006

Trainings for teachers and Roma Coordinators
The project Functional basic education of Roma 2006-2007 has come into the stage of realization. It means that cities have been chosen in which the project will be implemented and also the schools for adult education which will participate in this project. After that, the following project activities have been undertaken:
• Project presentation in all cities and schools
• Selection of Roma coordinators form Roma NGOs
• Training for basic school teachers and Roma coordinators about motivating Roma people to enter the basic education
• Constitution of project support teams which are consisted of representatives of local community, local labor market and Roma NGOs in all cities
• Analysis of labor market needs for trainings
• Constitution of curriculum development teams for basic education
• Constitution of program development teams for vocational qualification
According to analysis results of local labor market needs the project team has developed programs for vocational trainings for following positions:
baker, butcher, waiter, cook, tailor, hairdresser, manicurist, pedicurist, painter, ceramist, mechanic, upholsterer.



TELC seminar for professors, Belgrade, April 2006
TELC seminar opening
The seminar is for English and German language professors aiming to renew old TELC examiner license or to get the new one. Seminar will be held on 7th, 8th and 9th April 2006 in the organization of ESPI Institute, WBT and Foreign language center (Zaduzbina Ilije M. Kolarca).

More about this on ESPI Institute website.




THE SMILE TRAINING III
Participatory Methods for Shaping our Realities
Belgrade, 24th – 27th March 2006

SMILE seminar opening
The training engaged 20 participants from region countries: Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Serbia and Montenegro. The participating group varied in age, culture, religious and professional background but also in large or no experience in adult education. This kind of group constellation galvanized learning by mutual sharing and interaction among the participants. The group expressed knowledge, skills, motivation and hard work in offering creative solutions to the tasks thus contributing to the learning processes.

Over the course of four days the participants were acquainted and involved in five methods: World Café, Open Space Technology, Future Creative Workshop, Future Search Conference and Appreciative Inquiry.

The training design allowed the group members to experience these five methods as participants first but it also gave them a chance to choose the preferred method and then design, present and involve other group members in their own workshops. Participants decided to work on 4 workshops using respectively the World Café, the Future Creating Workshop, the Appreciative Inquiry and the Future Search Conference.
The results of the evaluation showed that participants accepted the content of the training in a positive way and it could be expected that they will use what they learned in their future work with possibility to disseminate the gained knowledge in order to produce innovative solutions to individual, local, and regional issues.








 

 

 

 

I.M.P.A.C.T.: Regional workshop and closing event

Timisoara, 1st - 5th March 2006

I.M.P.A.C.T. TimisoaraKulturKontakt from Vienna and Intercultural Institute Timisoara organized final seminar of regional I.M.P.A.C.T. project from 1st to 5th March 2006 in Timisoara (Romania). I.M.P.A.C.T. project, which had started in Vienna in September 2004, involved several NGO’s from Balkan countries in order to develop, promote and disseminate Participatory Project Planning and Self Evaluation as a part of Education for Democratic Citizenship initiative for the region of Romania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria and Moldova.

 




 
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