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22 November 2019

Activity Details (ID# 42243)  

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Title South-East Europe and Mediterranean Global Development Education regional seminar 
Description The SEE-Med GDE regional seminar is implemented by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe with the support of the European Commission and in cooperation with South-East Europe and Mediterranean partners, Open Education Centre (Bulgaria); CYINDEP (Cyprus); SKOP (Malta); FOND (Romania); and SLOGA (Slovenia).
It will bring together different stakeholders, among practitioners and policy-makers, with the aim to discuss the situation of Global/Development Education in the South-East Europe and Mediterranean region and to promote national policy recommendations and practices.
Participants will discuss and follow-up, from a regional perspective, the Strategic Recommendations of the 3rd Global Education Congress (Zagreb, 2015) in relation to: 1) National Strategy Development and Implementation; 2) Curricula development; 3) Professional Development of Educators; 4) Quality support, Monitoring and Evaluation; 5) Awareness Raising and Outreach.
Status Completed 
Date 09/12/2016 - 11/12/2016 
Location Sofia, Bulgaria
Countries CoE Members: Bulgaria / Cyprus / Malta / Romania / Slovenia
Regions: South-East Europe
Contributors Bulgaria - Hosting
  Joint Programme Activity - NSC - III
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP NSC - III - iLEGEND : Intercultural Learning Exchange through Global Education, Networking and Dialogue    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2016/DG II/JP/3593   iLEGEND : Intercultural Learning Exchange through Global Education, Networking and Dialogue
Expected Result 1.1 - ER1.1 - Regional networks of practitioners and stakeholders are established and developed through preparation, implementation and follow-up of series of Global Education regional seminars ER 1.2 - Cooperation and networking among stakeholders leads to improved advocacy to strengthen global/development education ER 1.3 - Promotion and dissemination of conclusions and recommendations of 3rd European Congress on Global Education facilitate policy-making and curriculum development
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Democracy
Line of Action ⇒ III.2 – Promoting Participation & Diversity
Programme ☆ III.2.1  Education for democratic citizenship - European Centre for Modern Languages - North South Centre

Working Method

Expert Meeting / Expertise 
Directorate Directorate General of Democracy 
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners Open Education Centre Foundation - Foundation
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1 http://nscglobaleducation.org  
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Activity Synopsis (ID# 42243) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) These seminars, supported by the iLegend, bring together global education stakeholders from new EU Member States and from EU candidate countries, in order to exchange and jointly discuss existing perspectives on the concept and practice of global development education.
The global education regional seminars take into account the recommendations of the Zagreb GE Congress, which took place in November 2015, the conclusions of CoE Conferences of Ministers of Education and the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4.7, concerning Global Citizenship Education.
Output/Results Participants proposed the following mechanisms to be implemented:
I. Global development education policy making
II. Global development education curricula development;
III. Professional development of educators and quality support;
IV. Awareness raising and pedagogical tools.
Conclusions/Follow Up The representatives of the Global Education Week network from Czech Republic and Serbia met to discuss the preparation of the next regional seminars in the Visegrad and Balkan regions. 
Participants 50 participants representing all sides of the quadrilogue, including educators, CSOs, local and regional authorities, governmental representatives, parliamentarians and journalists took part in the seminar 
CoE Secretariat  
Total No. Participants 50 
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