Implementation of the through-line content lines in the school lesson of Chemistry

On March, 20, there was held a workshop for the heads of the rayon and city methodological associations of teachers of Chemistry «Implementation of the through-line content lines in the school’s course of chemistry» in the «Academy of Continuing Education» (Bila Tserkva). 37 teachers attended the event.

Andriy Dovgan, the expert of the DOCCU component, explained such main ideas of modern education as ability to study, citizenship competence, responsibility, education for democratic citizenship and human rights education. During the work of the course, they considered the issues of formation, development, and implementation of citizenship competences, analyzed the democratic management style, and the democratic lesson. In addition, there were identified in the teacher’s work the key areas and principles of education for democratic citizenship and human rights education (EDC/HRE). Participants simulated some fractions of lessons. The practical aspect of the training was presented in the development of mechanisms for project implementation at the level of Oblast.

Moreover, the participants of the event got acquainted with the international educational website «Living in democracy» where teachers can find materials about European model rights and freedoms. These materials will help to change the school system of Ukraine and adapt it to the modern needs of children. The basic principle of the educational materials presented on the platform is the idea that education for democracy should prepare students for their active participation in school life and social environment.