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  • From Democratic Education to Democratic Culture From Democratic School toDemocratic City and Academy – The Israeli experience
  • ?What‘s it all about• Main Ideas of Democratic CultureImplementation:• Democratic School• Democratic City & working with public schools• Democratic Teacher training program• Some Conclusions
  • What is The Goalof Democratic Education? The need for self-actualization 2% The esteem needs The love needs The safety needs The physiological needs
  • What is The Goalof Democratic Education? The need for self-actualization 2% U n- The esteem needs D em oc The love needs ra ti The safety needs c C ul tu The physiological needs re
  • The Goal of Democratic Education? Self & social actualizationIs to create a culture that guards the equal right ofevery individual for self and social - actualization.
  • So how do we create a culture that guards the equal right of every individual for self and social – actualization?
  • What do we have today?
  • This shape represents the world of knowledge.
  • Different human beings have different areas of strength.
  • The “square” represents the knowledge learnt at school.
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • The traditional education system pushes individuals into the square
  • Life in the square is very crowded -it’s hard to see the uniqueness of each individual
  • Life in the square is very crowded -it’s hard to see the uniqueness of each individual Weak Mediocre Excellent
  • violence Academic success
  • The goal of "Democratic Education" is to change this situation Weak Mediocre ExcellentThis area is the source ofculture That encourages violence
  • The Role of the National Tests
  • The Role of the National Tests
  • The Role of the National Tests
  • The Role of the National Tests
  • The Role of the National Tests
  • The Impact of the National Tests
  • The Beauty of Culture all over the world
  • The Role of the International Tests
  • The Role of Competition, Power & Money
  • The Danger of One Global Culture
  • Everybody can be excellentWhen we allow people to choose the areas they wish to developEverybody has the right for self- actualization So we need to build a proper society / school for it
  • Learning in an area of excellence fortifies the emotionalintelligence & is an important basis for a successful life.
  • areas of strength
  • The Goal of Democratic Education Self & social -actualizationThe ability of noticing The ability of noticing The ability of creatingother person other culture interpersonal anduniqueness uniqueness intercultural corporation In order to create a better worldTo create a culture that guards the equal right ofevery individual for self & social - actualization.
  • Applying Democratic Education To describe Democratic Education We first need to describe Democracy in generalDemocratic Procedure Democratic Essence Elections Human rights Parliament Unconditional equality Court houses Freedom of thought Facilitation Freedom of expression Etc ... Etc ...
  • Applying Democratic Education Democratic Community Dialogic RelationsPluralistic Democratic Learning Content
  • The Hadera Democratic SchoolThe 1st democratic school in Israel was founded in 1987
  • The Hadera Democratic SchoolThe 1st democratic school in Israel was founded in 1987
  • The Hadera Democratic School The 1st democratic school in Israel was founded in 1987• About the School – • 400 students age 4-19. • Every student may choose how when, and what to do in school. • School is run by democratic institutes such as the parliament, the judicial committee, the mediation committee and various executive committees.
  • The Hadera Democratic School The 1st democratic school in Israel was founded in 1987• “Democratic School”- why? • Human rights are at the center of our philosophy • The school is run by democratic institutes • The community create their own rules and structure
  • The goal of democratic school is respecting human rights in schoolUsing the following tools:• A democratic community that has a parliament, judicial committees, executive committees etc.• Pluralistic learning that allows students to choose their favorite subjects, and offers self-study programs etc.• A dialogical relationship based on unique models of inter-relationship between adults and children
  • Applying Democratic Education Democratic CommunityParliament How are decisions made in school? Who takes part in what?Executive committees Who carries out decisions, and how?Conflict resolution methodsHow to solve conflicts in school?How to create a feeling of justice?School auditor How is the auditing process carried out?
  • Applying Democratic Education Pluralistic Learning - Recognizing the diversity of the studentsElective programsPersonal programs - Self Managed LearningDemocratic learning communityAlternative evaluationThe environment as a schoolMultidisciplinary learningMulti-teacher learningMultiple agesThe student as a teacher
  • Applying Democratic Education Democratic ContentLearning about democracy - history, principles, etc.A Human-Rights club in schoolCombining human-rights dilemmas in the regular curriculumCritical thinking
  • Applying Democratic EducationDialogic Relations
  • Applying Democratic EducationDialogic Relations Tutoring Personal & meetings Growth teams
  • The Hadera Democratic SchoolThe 1st democratic school in Israel was founded in 1987
  • The Hadera Democratic SchoolThe 1st democratic school in Israel was founded in 1987
  • The Hadera Democratic SchoolThe 1st democratic school in Israel was founded in 1987 1
  • • 26 new democratic schools are founded in Israel 26 democratic schools Every school is different, but all schools try to incorporate democratic values into their life styles. 25 democratic schools 1 15 20 10 5
  • Democratic Democratization Academic IDE 26 Programs Institute forEducation Programs in Democratic & Research Democratic Cities Public Schools Schools Institutes Education
  • 26 0.5% of the Israeli pupil population study in Democratic Schools Democratic Schools IDE Institute for Democratic 90 employers, 2 million euro per year Education Academic 2 % of the Israeli student population study in the Programs & Research Democratic Education teacher qualification Institutes program, 15 research masters were doneDemocratization Programs in 5% of the Israeli public schools are in Public Schools democratization processes Democratic 6 of the 10 major cities in Israel have entered theEducation Cities "Democratic Education City" program.
  • Democratic Education City- Democratic culture The city as one big school Source: "Knowledge City, seen as a Collage of Human Knowledge Moments“ Ron & Arye Dvir, 2005 In 2009 we’ll work in 12 cities in Israel
  • How do we create aculture that guards the equal right of every individual for self andsocial – actualization in a city?
  • – Education CityTheArt of Color Integration A place wereEverybody can be excellent !!!
  • Many colors operate in each region
  • Characteristics of colors1. Each color can see only itself
  • Characteristics of colorsEach color can only see itself.1Each color sees itself everywhere.2
  • Characteristics of colorsEach color can only see itself.1Each color sees itself everywhere.2Each color wishes to expand.3
  • TheRed color’s fantasy
  • TheBlue color’s fantasy
  • TheYellow color’s fantasyThe
  • … When all colors work simultaneously
  • … When all colors work simultaneously
  • … When all colors work simultaneously
  • … When all colors work simultaneously
  • … When all colors work simultaneously
  • … When all colors work simultaneously
  • The common solution – creating boundaries
  • The common solution – creating boundaries NOT co lors - s t he serve cture lution the pi Th is so
  • The picture needs color integration
  • 2. Having variaties of possibilities so inhabitants Can choose
  • 3. Choosing process
  • The result: the colors serve the picture result ….
  • Democratic Education City… by cooperation between education systems, public organizations & private organizations
  • Jerusalem mosaic
  • Today, Jerusalem is a microcosm for the major struggles for the State of Israel‘s character….a microcosm for the major struggles of the world
  • A mosaic is a picture composed of smallpieces of different colors and materials
  • Learning in an area of strength fortifies the emotionalintelligence & is an important basis for a successful life. areas of strength
  • Learning in an area of strength fortifies the emotionalintelligence & is an important basis for a successful life.
  • First, we identify and create centers within the city that address variety of intelligences, area of strength and subjects
  • A Quality Center – The Western Wall (the Kotel)
  • The“Lev Hair“ Quality Center A quality center for urbanplanning and renewal
  • Second, we expose the students to the various centers
  • Third, we encourage the students to choose the center that connects to their specific strengths
  • Quality Centers as a Driving Force Connecting the Diverse City‘s Populations
  • meeting at school is primarily based on association to a social group
  • The prejudices are growing
  • The quality centers serve as meeting points among thevarious populations residing in the city.Meetings at the quality centers are based on similar areas ofinterest.
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiativesB.ed Program in Democratic EducationThe Kibbutzim College of Education
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiatives In Numbers• 90 Graduates• 230 Students• 65% are Male (!)• Average age - 27• 12 Advisors• 36 students are employed in the institute
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiatives 50% 50%Education studies: Discipline studies2. The Greenhouse For high school diploma:3. Community of Learners4. Courses in Education by 1.Humanities – History, IDE Literature, Bible & Israeli5. Teaching methods and Culture. Pedagogy that suits the 2. Science & Environment – idea of Democratic Biology and chemistry Education5. psychology and research
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiatives Greenhouse PracticumFirst year: “The Search” Democratic SchoolsSecond Year: “The Dive” Regular Public SchoolsThird Year: “The Production” The student choose whereFourth Year: “The Implementation” Education system/ Education cities
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiatives The GreenhouseFirst year: “The Search”The goal is to discover a field in which I aminterested and wish to conduct further learning aswell as to discover my individual points of strengthand areas of growth.Each student must devote one day to the search-;must decide what he or she is doing on that day.Weekly meeting in a workshop environment toassist in processing the progress
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiativesFirst year: “The Search” Second Year: “The Dive” In depth examination and research of a chosen subject. Learning takes place via a learning contract sign in a group, in which students decide what, when, where, how and with whom they wish to study .
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiativesFirst year: “The Search”Second Year: “The Dive” Third Year: “The Production” Initiating a venture based on “The Dive” year. Getting tools to produce initiative like: writing visions, fund raising, finding partners, “elevator speech" etc.
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiativesFirst year: “The Search”Second Year: “The Dive”Third Year: “The Production”Fourth Year: “The Implementation”Manifestation of projects as real life work, with theassistance of consultants and experts provided by IDE
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiativesFirst year: “The Search”Second Year: “The Dive”Third Year: “The Production”Fourth Year: “The Implementation” The tutor / advisor
  • Academic Program Greenhouse for social and educational initiatives Examples Initiatives• Leticia – Dancing with Cancer sick children• Yosi – History through Music• Ayelet – Learning Disabilities Center• Tamir – Religious-Secular Boy-Scouts Branch
  • Few conclusions• Disbursing the Democratic Education out of the school borders to state schools & to the cities.• Try to make partnership with the Academy• Know who you are and look for opportunities• Independence
  • Thank you.