Dr. Koren, a member of our History Education Committee, reflects upon the continued need to enlighten teachers, politicians and policy makers about the importance of encouraging critical-thinking skills in the history classroom.
Thirty teachers from throughout the country gathered to collaborate and discuss best methods of educating JHP workbooks to their pupils. The trainings took place in Hotel Park, near Belgrade’s Slavija center.
The CDRSEE gathered educational experts, teachers, prominent board members, and its staff to discuss education reform and novel methods in history teaching at the regional conference His Story or History: Europe in the Trap of Populism.
Despite the success of the cross-Balkans current affairs talk show Vicinities, the alarming trend in the region’s media is to feed prejudices and ignore opposing opinions, Fabrice de Kerchove told Members of the European Parliament.
Another successful Teacher Training Workshop was held in Struga, the second in the city, at Hotel Drim as part of the CDRSEE’s Joint History Project.
“Uniting Differences” is a new initiative of the CDRSEE that targets pre-school education and aims at fostering tolerance from an early age on.
"Congratulations to all on this important anniversary, especially our excellent staff under Nenad Sebek’s direction, for all that has been accomplished during the past 15 years. I certainly believe we have made a contribution."