International Steering Team

Austria Benin Brazil Czech Republic United Kingdom

ARPOK

Olomouc | Czech Republic
Agency for Development Assistance and Humanitarian Aid of the Olomouc Region is a non-profit organization, established in September 2004 by the Olomouc Region Authorities and Palacky University.

CECIP- Center for the Creation of Popular Image

Rio de Janeiro | Brazil
CECIP is an autonomous, not-for-profit, civil society organization founded in 1986 by a group of professionals of different areas, with the objective of contributing to the redemocratization of Brazil, after a 21-year period of dictatorship (1964 – 1985). The educator Paulo Freire, author of Pedagogy of the Opressed, was our first president.

Leeds Development Education Centre

Leeds | United Kingdom
Leeds Development Education Centre was set up by Oxfam in 1978 to promote a greater understanding of global development issues to young people and adults. Based in Leeds the DEC seeks to support teachers and youth workers across West Yorkshire to bring a global dimension to their work.

NEGO-COM

Porto-Novo | Benin
Founded in 2001, NEGO-COM is a non-profit organization which strives for the advent of a global education for all and an endogenous development which permits Benin and Africa to have autonomous, united, responsible and committed citizens.

Südwind

Wien | Austria
Südwind Agentur was founded in 1997 as a non-profit NGO engaged in PR, information and educational work in the field of international development. On local, regional, national, and international levels, Südwind cooperates with organizations and institutions in the fields of international development, education, environment, culture, and social issues, as well as with various civil society networks and important political figures.

News

Interdependence or Death

The motto of professor Jose Pacheco, from Portugal, founder of the famous Escola da Ponte paraphrases the famous "Independence or Death" assigned to the emperor Dom Pedro I when he proclaimed Brazil's independence in 1822, and will surely resonate for a long time in the hearts and minds of the more than120 participants of the Global Seminar Curriculum: Rio + 20 Goes to School, held at the State School Julia Pantoja on Saturday, June 16, 2012.

Footbal for Development

Workshops for schools

Throughout the month of June, ARPOK provided innovative workshops to the schools participating in the Global Curriculum Project. Pupils and teachers had the chance to experience global education beyond the classroom. They were introduced to the pedagogical power of sports and more specifically football in delivering global education. Pavel Zwak and Ansley Hofmann led different workshops on the topic “Football and Development”.

Exhibition "Three continents - many living environments"

Global education in the WMS Leipzigerplatz

The exhibition to experience in the middle school is open since Wednesday. What's so special about it? Students guide visitors through the two hour exhibition from Guatemala via Uganda to Sri Lanka.

A primary school full of artists

Global education in the GEPS Marktgasse

On Friday the auditorium of the primary school Marktgasse was changed into a "showroom". A whole year students and teachers were creative in different art projects on several topics. And the results are impressive! For that reason parents and interested parties have been invited to marvel at the work of the little artists at a real vernissage.

Sculpture workshop

Global Education in the GEPS Marktgasse

Two students each from class 1 till 4 attended an art workshop with Reinhard Herrmann. Together they're creating a "divers" sculpture.

Ce projet est mené avec l’appui de l’Union Européenne. Les contenus de celui-ci sont la seule responsabilité des organisations de mise en œuvre et ne peuvent en aucun cas être considérés comme reflétant l’opinion de l’Union Européenne.

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