How to develop civic literacy with the help of modern teaching methods – the topic of a special conference in Sofia

Teachers from Sofia are going to share their experience and the outcomes of the project for “Developing students’ civic literacy with interactive teaching methods” on June 20.

Civic literacy development for the students of the 21st century – this is the topic of a special event for teachers in Sofia. The event is the closing conference of the project called “Developing Students’ Civic Literacy with Interactive Teaching Methods” which is going to take place on June 20, 2018, at 2 p.m., Central Hotel Sofia, 52 Hristo Botev Blvd. The project is implemented by Teach For Bulgaria with the financial support of Sofia Municipality, as part of the Europe 2018 Program.

The organizers are going to share more about the project implementation and results from their work with over 200 students at 13 schools. Teachers are going to present their approach in working with interactive teaching methods and the projects they completed with their students: Bulgarian and European government simulations, EU institutions research assignments, case studies on the topic of individuals’ rights, and EU-themed interactive quizzes.

The goal of the project is to help teachers in Sofia master specific civic education teaching skills – civic engagement and collaboration with public institutions. The focus of the teacher training is to help them implement interactive teaching methods. The main goal is to improve student motivation and make the connections in the work of local, national, and EU institutions explicit for the students.

The schools which participated in the project are Professional High School of Audio, Video, and Telecommunication “A. S. Popov”, Drita Private School, 18. Secondary School “William Gladstone”, 40. Secondary School “Louis Pasteur”, 51. Secondary School “Elisaveta Bagryana”, 61. Primary School “St. Cyril and St. Methodius”, 81. Secondary School “Victor Hugo”, 97. Secondary School “Miladinov Brothers”, 104. Primary School “Zahari Stoyanov”, 105 Secondary School “Atanas Dalchev”, 139. Primary School “Zahariy Krusha”, 170. Secondary School “Vasil Levski” in Novi Iskar, and 202. Primary School “Hristo Botev” in the village of Dolni Pasarel.

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