ERIC Number: ED471112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Seminar on "The Methodology of Civics Teaching" for Teachers from the Chechen Republic (Ghelendjik, Russian Federation, October 1-6, 2001).
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).; European Commission, Brussels (Belgium).
The need for civic education is an important and urgent issue throughout the world, particularly in the Chechen Republic, which is undergoing transition from a war culture to a peace culture. The European Commission, together with the Council of Europe and other entities, held a training seminar on civics teaching for teachers and school administrators (n=20) from the Chechen Republic in Ghelendjik in October 2001. The seminar had the following objectives: (1) to discuss the teaching resource presented in the handbook "Civic Education," prepared by Russian specialists; (2) to discuss the introduction of civic education in the Chechen schools; (3) to examine ways to manage schools democratically and create a democratic school life; (4) to determine how to support civic education in Chechen schools; and (5) to acquaint teachers with the methodological foundations of civic education, its concept and working methods, as well as to provide guidelines for introducing civic education in schools. This report consists of: "Introduction"; (1) "First Day: Council of Europe Project 'Education for Democratic Citizenship'"; (2) "Second Day: Civic Education Concept and Contents"; (3) "Third Day: Peace Culture, Human Rights, and Democratic Rights as a Basis of Civic Education"; (4) "Fourth Day: New Teaching Methods"; (5) "Fifth Day: Work in Groups I. Teacher's Pedagogical Competency and Conflict Resolution, II. The School as a Legal Space"; and (6) "Sixth Day: Work in Groups I. School Climate, II. Ability to Conduct Negotiations as a Tool for Conflict Resolution in Schools." (BT)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Conflict Resolution, Democracy, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Professional Development, School Culture, Seminars, Teaching Methods
Council of Europe, F67075 Strasbourg, Cedex, France. Tel: 33-3-88-41-20-00; Web site: http://www.coe.int. For full text: http://www.coe.int/T/e/Cultural_Co-operation/Education/E.D.C/Documents_and_publications/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).; European Commission, Brussels (Belgium).
Identifiers - Location: Russia