Development of citizenship competences in Odessa region: results and prospects of implementation

On 16th June in Odessa Regional Institute of In-Service Teacher Training was organized meeting of participants of project DOCCU with Ilona Postemska,the representative of Switzerland Cooperation Agency, regional coordinators, experts, trainers and participants of project took part in the meeting.

Project DOCCU is the first educational project supported by Switzerland Cooperation Agency, aimed at development of sustainable development of citizenship society through spreading knowledge about EDC/HRE.

During the meeting participants discussed results of implementation the project in educational establishments of region in a way of renewal the approaches in citizenship education and development of democratic governance in schools, role of the institute of in-service teacher training in formation of new model of professional activity of teachers in citizenship education.

Liubov Zadorozhna, Head regional expert of project, pointed out that implementation of project DOCCU is topical in context of renewal Ukrainian school because it opens new prospects for skill upgrading of teachers and school executives, who start using formula of «Modern Ukrainian School» right now.