Odesa oblast elementary school teachers familiarized with education for democratic citizenship and human rights education

On June 14, teachers of elementary school took part in the training module «Development of citizenship competences» within the course of in-service training on the basis of the Odesa Regional Institute of Teacher Improvement.

During the seminar, teachers were introduced to the basic principles, key concepts and methodological approaches of education for democratic citizenship and human rights education (EDC/HRE), the implementation of which in the Modern Ukrainian School will provide for the formation of the competence of the younger generation for the responsible generation citizenship.

During the training session, the participants were acquainted with the manuals of the series «Living in democracy» and the possibilities of their use in elementary school for the implementation of competency and activity approaches in the formation of citizenship competence.

During the reflection sessions, participants noted that the information and practical skills acquired during the course of study were necessary for the development of their own professional competence in view of the requirements that present to them the modern educational realities.