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Politics project presentation. Mirella Cusinato

  1. 1. Politics Progetto Comenius http://www.politics-project.eu/index.htm 27/11/11 Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato POLITICS Project LLP 505358-LLP-1-2009-1-EE-KA3-KA3MP
  2. 2. What is POLITICS project? <ul><li>Politics is </li></ul><ul><li>a collaborative European project </li></ul><ul><li>funded by Lifelong Learning Programme </li></ul><ul><li>that focuses on improving active participation of citizens to politics </li></ul><ul><li>in countries across Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Through the use Web 2.0 technologies </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  3. 3. Politics’ European partners countries <ul><li>Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Greece </li></ul><ul><li>United Kingdom (Wales) </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Slovenia </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  4. 4. Features of the project <ul><li>Through the use Web 2.0 technologies , the POLITICS project </li></ul><ul><li>will enable (Target groups) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>school students, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VET trainees and adult learners, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>specially immigrants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers and educators </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  5. 5. <ul><li>undertaking ‘citizenship’ programmes , </li></ul><ul><li>to develop a better understanding of how modern society functions </li></ul><ul><li>to develop skills in problem solving, communication and language learning and writing skills. </li></ul><ul><li>The project web site: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.politics-project.eu/index.htm </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
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  7. 7. Politics project has created a Blog <ul><li>Learning About Politics (LAP) </li></ul><ul><li>Its address is </li></ul><ul><li>http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/ </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
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  9. 9. <ul><li>In the project POLITICS </li></ul><ul><li>the blog Learning About Politics (LAP) </li></ul><ul><li>http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/ </li></ul><ul><li>is a multilingual platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for publishing and sharing ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>with a community of users interested in expanding their political knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>& become active citizens. </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
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  11. 11. <ul><li>In the blog </li></ul><ul><li>Learning About Politics (LAP) </li></ul><ul><li>http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/ </li></ul><ul><li>The LAP platform hosts plenty of multilingual educational resources in its 6 Blogs , </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Italian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>German </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Estonian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slovenian </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  12. 12. Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11 http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/germansite/ http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/italiansite/
  13. 13. Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11 http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/greeksite/ http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/sloveniansite/
  14. 14. Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11 http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/estoniansite/ http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/uksite/
  15. 15. In the blog Learning About Politics (LAP) http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/ T here are Collaborative Digital Stories produced by learners and educators around Europe, Educational Scenarios that can help users explore a topic of interest while completing activities. Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  16. 16. Digital Stories and digital story telling <ul><li>Digital stories </li></ul><ul><li>produced by learners and educators around Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>straights into politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stories of Migrants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital story telling </li></ul><ul><li>from which you can choose to get started . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>digital story telling </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
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  18. 18. What is Digital Story Telling? <ul><li>Politics project helps to tell a story . </li></ul><ul><li>offers several Story Pathways </li></ul><ul><li>supports throughout the story telling journey by providing guidelines on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>♦ how to collaboratively write stories within a team, ♦ how to use the LAP platform to publish your story, ♦ which Web tools could help enrich your story and </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  19. 19. Story pathways <ul><li>Politics offers three story pathways: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Straight into Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics in the University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stories of Migrants </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  20. 20. “ Straight into Politics” http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Get_started_with_Straight_into_Politics ! <ul><li>POLITICS is a digital storytelling project. </li></ul><ul><li>The POLITICS project is built around an e-book “Straight into Politics”. </li></ul><ul><li>Learners are invited </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to form (transnational) teams online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to develop a digital and humorous story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>based on the scenario of a politically active young person who is convinced he can change the world for the better and organizes an election campaign. </li></ul></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  21. 21. “ Straight into Politics” <ul><li>Different teams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>work simultaneously and edit or rewrite the same story. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Politics is not just “filling in the blanks” in the story, it is about </li></ul><ul><ul><li>modifying the story itself, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>changing examples and illustrations and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>developing new material . </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  22. 22. “ Straight into Politics” <ul><li>Participants develop their election platform and discuss how to present their ideas to the electorate </li></ul><ul><li>They have to get acquainted with role of parliament , government and other state structures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Governments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Governments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>European Governments </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  23. 23. <ul><li>The original story “Straight into Politics” http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/ENGLISH_version </li></ul><ul><li>provides the seed-corn material in </li></ul><ul><li>7 languages http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/ENGLISH_version </li></ul><ul><li>and catalyst for the development of the participants' digital stories </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Digital_StoryTelling </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  24. 24. Politics in the University http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Get_started_with_Politics_in_the_University! <ul><li>Politics in the University </li></ul><ul><li>is the story of a young man who, by becoming an adult, discovers what politics is and what he can do to make a change. </li></ul><ul><li>Throughout the eleven chapters the main character together with his university colleagues set up a campaign , design and form their own political party and get involved in the local elections . </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  25. 25. The Story of Migrants http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Get_started_with_the_Story_of_Migrants! <ul><li>The Story of Migrants is about identities </li></ul><ul><li>being part of the society or being an outsider. </li></ul><ul><li>The first three chapters were written by a trans-national team from Italy, Germany and Finland during the Politics Spring School that took place in April 2011 in Crete, Greece. </li></ul><ul><li>Initially, the story focused on situations in which migrants, refugees and expatriates outnumber the “original” population. </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  26. 26. The Story of Migrants <ul><li>The team of writers had three different cases in mind – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the island of Lampedusa in Italy (and the stream of refugees), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the migrant districts in Berlin (where ‘original’ Germans are minority) and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the European metropol Brussels (where the proportion of migrants is expected to be about 70% by 2020). </li></ul></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  27. 27. The Story of Migrants <ul><li>Each of the chapters represents a visit to one of these locations and talks about the migrant communities from either the visitor’s or the migrant’s perspective . </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Get_started_with_the_Story_of_Migrants! </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  28. 28. Educational Scenarios <ul><li>an educational activity in real life situations and not in theory. </li></ul><ul><li>a story about people and their activities, adapted to fit one or more learning goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually scenarios make use of resources and adopt a pedagogical approach. </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Educational_Scenarios </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  29. 29. Educational Scenarios <ul><li>can help users explore a topic of interest while are completing activities . </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Educational_Scenarios </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
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  31. 31. <ul><li>In the blog </li></ul><ul><li>Learning About Politics (LAP) </li></ul><ul><li>http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/ </li></ul><ul><li>learners are the co-authors of learning objects in 8 languages </li></ul><ul><li>The learning objects (LO) are in the different blogs , one for each partner </li></ul><ul><li>written mostly in English but also in partners’ mother tongue languages </li></ul><ul><li>The examples and materials are taken from everyday life . </li></ul><ul><li>The materials are usually presented in a humorous and creative way, by videos, photos, quizzes…….. </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  32. 32. <ul><li>Creates POLITICS blog guide http://wiki.agroknow.gr/agroknow/images/d/db/Politics_Blog_Handbook_v5.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a community of teachers, pupils and schools interested in Active Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>The Politics & Active Citizenship (PAC) CLUB http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Join_us </li></ul>The blog Learning About Politics (LAP) http://learningaboutpolitics.eu/v Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11 <ul><li>Creates POLITICS blog guide http://wiki.agroknow.gr/agroknow/images/d/db/Politics_Blog_Handbook_v5.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a community of teachers, pupils and schools interested in Active Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>The Politics & Active Citizenship (PAC) CLUB http://wiki.agroknow.gr/politics/index.php/Join_us </li></ul>
  33. 33. Politics Active Citizenship (PAC) CLUB ‘School Affiliation Program’ <ul><li>concerns the creation of a European-wide network of interested schools/teachers , </li></ul><ul><li>based on existing structures such as schoolheads associations, teachers unions, Miksike networks etc. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/madalinaungur/join-pac-politics-active-citizeship-club </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11
  34. 34. Politics Active Citizenship (PAC) CLUB ‘School Affiliation Program’ POLITICS Club <ul><li>Connected schools get easier access to data and contacts of POLITICS </li></ul><ul><li>Know-how how schools may apply for additional funding is provided </li></ul><ul><ul><li>from local governments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>through EU (e-Twinning etc.). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connected schools in POLITICS are called the “POLITICS Club” </li></ul>Progetto Comenius referente Mirella Cusinato 27/11/11

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