18 DECEMBER 2017 / Presentation of the results of the University of Athens’ teacher training program on civic education funded by the SNF

On Saturday, December 16th, 2017, the scientific team of the University of Athens’ teacher training project held a one-day seminar, entitled “Facets of democracy and Challenges in Education”.

The participants discussed the results of the project, as well as the design and implementation of activities incorporated by educators that took part in the project, regarding the promotion of social awareness and solidarity within the student community.

The two-year education and training project, implemented by the University of Athens, focuses on “Democratic Education” and is addressed to primary and secondary school teachers. The program is made possible through an exclusive grant from the SNF.

In its two years of implementation, 100 active educators in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patra have participated in training activities, while a dedicated e-learning platform has been created containing information and education materials.

For more information regarding the program see here.