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2nd Newsletter of the DRC project

2nd Newsletter of the DRC project

Welcome to the second issue of the DRC newsletter. This newsletter is issued on completion of the project's first year. Find more information regarding the project's progress, the second meeting in Ireland, the main outcomes and project activities. Newsletter
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1st Newsletter of the DRC project

1st Newsletter of the DRC project

Welcome to the first issue of the DRC newsletter. Find more infromation regarding the project's progress, the first meeting in Cyprus, the main outcomes and project activities. Newsletter
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Digital Culture and Digital Citizenship: Exploring the Boundaries

Digital Culture and Digital Citizenship: Exploring the Boundaries

The EC, in collaboration with the Council of Europe, UNESCO, and other partners, are supporting The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. Projects will be implemented integrating activities with schools, research on innovative solutions. EY2018 objective is to help trigger real change in the way we enjoy, protect and promote heritage, benefiting citizens in the longer term. Cultural and Creative Industries(CCIs) is one of the most sustainable sectors in times of crises and can more easily adapt to the changing conditions Europe is the second largest Cultural and Creative industry in the world after Asia, and creates 32% of global CCI revenues and 26% of world-wide CCI jobs. The whole CCIs sector represents around 4% of European GDP and provides jobs to 8 million people (European Commission, 2017). Within the…
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Digital citizenship identity of schools

Digital citizenship identity of schools

The DRC project aims to infuse contemporary pedagogical practices in quality lifelong learning for students and teaching professions including teachers, school leaders and teacher educators across Europe. The consortium reviewed the state of the art and authored a report summarizing the methods, objectives, policies and strategies that are used in each partner country. In addition, parents’, teachers’, education stakeholders’ in general and primary school children’s views about digital citizenship were gathered. In order to tap the needs and challenges related to digital citizenship, both qualitative and quantitative research methods were employed. The coordinator developed two online surveys tools and focus groups guide. A total of 276 in-service teachers have completed the online survey and 271 parents of primary school students. The qualitative research with the aid of the focus group…
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Digital citizenship project launched

Digital citizenship project launched

The kick-off meeting of the two-year ERASMUS+ project entitled: “Digital, Responsible Citizenship in a Connected World” took place at the Classic hotel, Nicosia in December 6th and 7th 2017. The DRC project aims to infuse contemporary pedagogical practices in quality lifelong learning for students and teaching professions including teachers, school leaders and teacher educators across Europe. The project’s consortium is comprised of 5 partners in 4 different European countries: CARDET, Future In Perspective, Tamat, 1st Primary School of Rafina, and INNOVADE. During the kick-off meeting, partners discussed the details of the project, including strategy, aims, activities, responsibilities and timeframe. The next transnational meeting of the consortium will take place in Ireland, in August 2018. This project has been funded by the ERASMUS+ KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange…
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3rd National Youth Conference April 30, 2018

3rd National Youth Conference April 30, 2018

Challenge your future: Competencies, trends, and opportunities The Youth Board of Cyprus hosted the 3rd National Youth Conference in Nicosia with title: «Challenge your future: Competencies, trends, and opportunities». The board is the competent national authority dealing with youth issues and has set the strengthening of young people’s participation and involvement in social and democratic life, as one of its main priorities. This year’s event was focused on the skills and competencies the youth will need to succeed in today’s competitive globalized world. Participants included young people, schools, teachers, youth workers, policy makers, academics and other related stakeholders. Parallel consultation workshops took place during which young people had the opportunity to voice their views on issues shaping their future. One of the main speakers at this event was OECD consultant…
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