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Report of Romania organization

  1. 1. <ul><li>4-8 May 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>POLAND </li></ul>GRUNDVIG PROJECT 2009-2011 HARNESSING INTERCULTURAL DIVERSITY CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome in our </li></ul><ul><li>European Countries! </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  3. 3. <ul><li>FRAME </li></ul><ul><li>1 . COUNTRY - </li></ul><ul><li>1.1. GENERAL FRAMEWORK </li></ul><ul><li>1.2. IMMIGRATION in ………….. </li></ul><ul><li>1.3. TRAVEL AND RIGHT TO STAY </li></ul><ul><li>1.4. LABOR AND SOCIAL PROTECTION </li></ul><ul><li>1.5. EDUCATION AND CULTURE </li></ul><ul><li>1.6. FINANCE and BUSINESS </li></ul><ul><li>1.7. USEFUL PHRASES IN ….. LANGUAGE </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Teacher Training Center of Bucharest is a public institution, under the Ministry of Education, providing in-service training and continuous professional development for staff involved educational system in Bucharest. </li></ul><ul><li>Within our institution, around 25 expert teachers and other personal is working. </li></ul>The intercultural dimension in our institution CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti ROMANIA
  5. 5. <ul><li>The intercultural dimension and promoting diversity is realized through our training courses addressed to all teaching and school staff in Bucharest. </li></ul><ul><li>As Bucharest Is the Capital city of Romania, we aim to empower teachers acquire skills needed in dealing and teaching in intercultural classes. </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  6. 6. <ul><li>In Bucharest intercultural classes are generally of two kinds: </li></ul><ul><li>Classes with students belonging to traditional minorities and groups long time integrated in Romanian society, as Rroma people in Bucharest </li></ul><ul><li>Classes with students coming from families of rather recent immigrants such as foreign experts, investors, traders, mainly Arabic, Turkish and Chinese. </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  7. 7. <ul><li>In some of Bucharest schools, rroma children live and learn in multicultural classes where rroma traditions and culture create a special intercultural class-group. </li></ul><ul><li>For more than 20 years Romanian authorities addressed rroma children problems by a various range of projects and programs focused on ensuring free access of education of rroma people, to study Romani language, creating special curricula including rroma traditions and culture and also helping disadvantaged families to raise and educate their children. </li></ul><ul><li>There were complex projects, within all country: PHARE projects, now, projects funded by the European Social Fund. </li></ul><ul><li>Through these projects, rroma families get counseling and resources to sustain their children in school, reduce school drop-out, violence, educational paths were opened and facilitate rroma children study. </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  8. 8. <ul><li>A rather recent educational intercultural environment is created by immigrant families of investors or foreign employers in international companies, in Bucharest. </li></ul><ul><li>There are mainly wealthy and high educated families from different countries, mostly Arabic and Turkish that send their children to famous schools in Bucharest as international private schools. </li></ul><ul><li>There are classes of students from different countries who have access to different educational resources and have also extremely high expectations from education they get in Bucharest. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern private campuses were established and teachers all around the world were hired. These schools face high demand of educational efficiency along with dealing with an intercultural environment. They use international, British, American or French curriculum. </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
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  10. 10. <ul><li>The third kind of intercultural education phenomena is the one for all students, no matter of nationality or ethnic group, that future will require, and we, as teacher trainers aim to promote: </li></ul><ul><li>Educating all Romanian students to learn, work and live in a globalize world of the future, preparing them to naturally integrate and valorize intercultural environments, being able to study and work wherever on this planet. </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  11. 11. <ul><li>From 2008-2009, training courses on interculturality at The Teacher Training Center gained a new dimension due to the HID Grundtvig Project. </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
  12. 12. Counseling Strategies in Intercultural Educational Environments <ul><li>in 2010 we designed and organized a customized course for international teachers at International School of Bucharest ISB – a 30 hours training </li></ul><ul><li>We trained it in English last spring and get an exceptional feed-back from teachers teaching on British curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants (30 teachers ) were interested to be involved in or HID project, we applied questionnaires, and had very interesting discussions about teaching all around the world and teaching international and some gifted students. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Counseling Strategies in Intercultural Educational Environments INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF BUCHAREST JANUARY- FEBRUARY 2010
  14. 14. <ul><li>As an opening and an appreciation of the skills and knowledge gathered from this course, the ISB school in cooperation to our center invited the coordinator of HID project, Dr. Kostas Kechagias to train in some other international workshops in Bucharest. </li></ul><ul><li>Our intercultural cooperation was very appreciated, and this proves that the international intercultural team is really working, enhanced by HID project. </li></ul>CASA CORPULUI DIDACTIC a Municipiului Bucureşti
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  16. 16. Harnessing Intercultural Diversity -Workshops <ul><li>In spring 2011, as we got intercultural experiences within HID project we designed and started a series of workshops addressed to teachers in Bucharest. They were interested by intercultural topics, and especially our HID project. Workshops follow the project. </li></ul><ul><li>Among the subjects, there are: </li></ul><ul><li>HID Project- and Grundtvig Frame and LLP opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Intercultural education, methods and strategies in Romania, educational challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s speak about us: Bucharest and it’s intercultural urban traces – architecture, culture, future </li></ul><ul><li>Based on a practical approach, the group of teachers will walk and study the architecture under guidance of an expert and will take pictures of different houses. They will make a presentation that reflects the intercultural dimension of our town. </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s learn about different cultures in the project: </li></ul><ul><li>We will present and discuss about towns and cultures of all partners in our project, and will organize an intercultural cooking dinner. We show presentations we gathered from HID meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration story - they will make portraits of immigrants abroad and in Bucharest </li></ul><ul><li>Glossary will be completed by the small groups of teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching strategies in multicultural classes -Educating and preparing for intercultural world of tomorrow. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Harnessing Intercultural Diversity -Workshops
  18. 18. Harnessing Intercultural Diversity -Workshops
  19. 19. Thank you! <ul><li>Simona Luca </li></ul><ul><li>Cecilia Iuga </li></ul><ul><li>Viorica Dragan </li></ul><ul><li>Iuliana Stana </li></ul><ul><li>Mihaela Boghiu </li></ul>Friendly: