Project – InEDU – Inclusive EDUcation in pre-school institutions

Client: European Commission-EACEA – ERASMUS+ Programme

Period: 2016-2018

Partners: Fundacja Rozwoju Demokracji Lokalnej Centrum Szkoleniowe W Łodzi (PL), lead partner; ISIG-Institute of International Sociology (IT); Windmill I.P.S (UK); Association Center For Intercultural Dialogue in Kumanovo (MK); Eesti People To People (EE); Educentrum O.S. (CZ); Gradinita Program Prelungit Perlutele Marii (RO); Gradinita Cu Program Prelungit Nr.34 (RO); Folkuniversitetet Stiftelsen Vid Lunds Universitet (SE); Przedszkole Miejskie Nr 152 (PL).

Description: Research and planning activities within the project, which aims to facilitate the access of migrant children to inclusive pre-school education. Through the development of models and tools for inclusion, to be tested and evaluated within pre-school institutions of the partner countries, the project intends to develop recommendations and guidelines for local, national and European policy makers, pre-school institutions and civil society.

05.12.2018 – Project Final Event – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – Integration and Inclusive Education in early years

Sala della Torre, Fondazione CARIGO, Via Carducci, 2 – Gorizia

Presentation: The conference – the final event of the INEDU project – promoted the latest education models and experiences for the integration and the intercultural dialogue on the European scenario. The conference was followed by a session of Practical Workshops, open to the operators of the sector.
The afternoon session provided for practical demonstrations of innovative teaching techniques for an inclusive education, in order to facilitate the experiences exchange between the local operators and the operators from the European countries involved in the INEDU project.
The workshops also included the presentation and the simulated application of the educational game “Surprise Me” developed by the European INEDU consortium and which will be provided to the participants for a future use in their facilities.

 

Programme – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Sala della Torre, Fondazione CARIGO, Via Carducci, 2 – Gorizia

9.30 – Registrations

10.00 – 10.20 – Welcome Session

  • MICHELA CECOTTI (ISIG President); DANIELE DEL BIANCO (ISIG Director) Video
  • ROSSELLA DIGIUSTO (General Secretary CARIGO Foundation) Video
  • SILVANA ROMANO (Welfare Councillor Municipality of Gorizia) Video

10.20 – 11.00 – Integration and Inclusive Education – The INEDU project
The need for a transnational approach to inclusive education – the INEDU experience.

  • ELZBIETA PLASZCZYK (Foundation in Support of Local Democracy, Polonia) – Objectives and Results of INEDU project
    Presentation – Video
  • RAMONA VELEA; LORENZO DE SABBATA (ISIG) – INEDU Research, a new approach to Inclusive Education
    Presentation – Video
  • KIERNA CORR (Windmill Integrated Primary School, UK) – Experiences and Inclusion Models from the Northern Ireland/UK
    Video

11.00 – 11.40 – Integration and Inclusive Education – European Experience
Tools and good practices

  • GESINA VOLKMANN (Gss Schulpartner GmbH – SFZ Berlin, Germany) – Inclusive Education in Multicultural Communities in Berlin. An Interactive and Level-oriented Approach
    Presentation – Video
  • ANNA MARIA LEONORA (University of Catania, Italy) – OER resources as a mean for inclusion of children with migrant background: insights from a comparative action research
    Presentation – Video
  • AUGUSTO GAMUZZA (University of Catania, Italy) – Don’t stop playing! A serious game experience based on the positive value of difference
    Presentation – Video

11.40 – 12.30 – Integration and Inclusive Education – Local Experiences
Round Table with policy-makers, operators and experts Video

Moderator STEFANO BIZZI, Il Piccolo

  • SILVANA ROMANO – Municipality of Gorizia
  • ROSALBA TERPIN – Municipality of Gorizia
  • ELEONORA CARLETTI – ICS Gorizia 1
  • ELISABETTA KOVIC – ICS Lingua Slovena
  • Artur STEPANOV – University of Nova Gorica
  • SILVIA CONTINO – Duemilauno Cooperative,
  • ELEONORA DE PANGHER – Duemilauno Cooperative

 

Programme – WORKSHOPS: NEW INSTRUMENTS FOR INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

ISIG – Institute of International Sociology of Gorizia, Via Mazzini, 13 – Gorizia

14.30 – 16.30 – INEDU Tools

  • Demonstrations of innovative teaching techniques for inclusive education.
  • Exchange of experiences between operators.
  • Presentation and simulation of the game “Surprise Me” developed by INEDU and distributed to participants for future use in their structures.

WORKSHOP 1 – Inclusive pre-school education in multicultural communities. Lessons learned from Germany and UK – Northern Ireland

  • GESINA VOLKMANN (Gss Schulpartner GmbH – SFZ Berlin, Berlin, Germany)
  • KIERNA CORR (Windmill Integrated Primary School, Dungannon, UK)

WORKSHOP 2 – Inclusive pre-school education through ‘do-it-yourself’ tools and games. Lessons learned from Romania and Czech Republic

  • HANA HONKOVÀ (EDUcentrum, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • ANNA SIMONOVA (EDUcentrum, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • MARIE RYCHLIKOVÀ (EDUcentrum, Prague, Czech Republic)

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