Students in the lead

Students in the lead. Students active involvement in school strategy development. Introduction Aprilov High School in Gabrovo (Bulgaria) had a five-year strategy that had served the school aims well, but this year, it reached its expiration point as the educational landscape evolved. Recognizing the need for a fresh approach, the school embarked on a journey…

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Diversity & Multiculturalism

Diversity & Multiculturalism 1. School/Organization, where the practice is collected: Petko Slaveykov Highschool, Tryavna 2. Description The objective of this lesson is to demonstrate the multiculturalism of humankind and the variety of otherness, which is to be respected, tolerated, and promoted, it is done by exposing the pupils to various cultural traditions from all over…

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Intercultural Dialogue

Intercultural Dialogue 1. School/Organization, where the practice is collected: Pencho Semov Professional Highschool of Tourism, Gabrovo 2. Description The pupils are given the assignment to present a different culture. The method is to work in a team. The pupils must make research on a selected culture and choose how to present it in class. They…

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Court case study

Court case study 1. School/Organization, where the practice is collected: Aprilov National Highschool, Gabrovo 2. Description In order to put the students in a situation where both their creativity and knowledge would be put to the test I would carry through a more interactive lesson. The students would be given a court case to which…

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Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage 1.School/Organization, where the practice is collected: Sofia University 2.Description The students are taken to the local museum (historic or ethnographic) to see an exhibition, featuring national traditional culture and heritage. Prior to their visit the students are assigned with the task to look for elements, which bear cultural significance, relevant to the level…

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Art & Culture

Art & Culture projects 1. School/Organization, where the practice is collected: Aprilov National Highschool, Gabrovo 2. Description Cultural competence is considered as an important skill set for the 21st century. This is the ability of a person to effectively interact, work, and develop meaningful relationships with people from various backgrounds and diverse cultural context, including…

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