Teachers of Chemistry Ivano-Frankivsk have passed a seminar-training on development of citizenship competences

On 14 September, 2017 was organized the seminar-training on development of citizenship competences for teachers of Chemistry on the base of Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Institute of In-Service Teacher Training. The event was held within project DOCCU which is implemented since 2016 in Ivano-Frankivsk region.

Trainers of the project Nadiya Senyuk and Galyna Gafiychuk have emphasized that one of the important problems of the present facing teachers is the development of democratic management. Democratic management is directed to formation of democratic culture as bases of development of citizenship society through implementation of democratic principles in all aspects of school life. Only well-motivated teacher, who develops professionally and can do not only educational functions, but also social, can help successful socialization of pupils.

During a training, there were considered questions of democratic management in educational institutions, a new role of teacher in the conditions of modernization and democratization of education, formation of citizenship competence of participants of teaching and educational process by involvement of participants to active and interactive training exercises. These exercises have helped participants to comprehend human rights and more deeply, to train the skills of democratic style of communication and leadership.