The head of the UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair, professor Ilga Salīte and the associate professor from the Center of Sustainable Education Dzintra Iliško took part at organizing and participated in the 14th international Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability and Baltic and Black Sea Circle Consortium in educational research (BBCC) conference:
Within the framework of the international project “Homo Europeanus – Overcoming the Knowledge Deficit” (“ Homo Europeanus – pārvarot zināšanu deficītu ”) the project’s team organized Daugavpils University’s open day event “ Reducing ‘mistrust’ in EU policy makers (Interest about project)”.
At Daugavpils University (DU) on 22nd of February, 2016 within the project “Homo Europeanus – Overcoming the Knowledge Deficit’ organised by UNESCO department, was hold a discussion ‘Refugees in European Union: Interpretation in different media resources”. In event participated the 1st year Master students of DU Faculty of Education and Management. At the beginning of the discussion the leading researcher of the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences Eridiana Olehnovica and researcher Ilona Fjodorova introduced participants with the aim, the objectives and the overall activities of the project, which are taking place in the European Union countries, as well was clarified the meaning and understanding in Latvia of such concepts as - a refugee, an asylum seeker, an alternative status and illegal immigrants. Further, students in groups analyzed articles on the refugee crisis published in different mass media and presented summarized experience of several countries, such as Latvia, Estonia, Germany, Sweden, Portugal, France, etc., they summed up examples of good experience and urged everyone to think about global issues, which countries are facing in recent years.
Within the framework of the international project: “Homo Europeanus – Overcoming the Knowledge Deficit”(“Homo Europeanus pārvarot zināšanu deficītu”) the projects’ team organized a discussion that took place on April 6, 2016, from 13:00 - 14:00, at Parādes street 1 - 416, entitled: “Reducing ‘mistrust’ in EU policy makers.”
DU UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair in cooperation with the Faculty of Education and Management and the Center of Sustainable Education has started implementing the 2nd stage of the international project „Local Research and Education Hubs- key for sustainability education” (No.CBSSPSF/SC 042015/4).
We are proud to announce the 14th international conference "Sustainable Development. Culture. Education" of JTEFS/BBCC, INTEI International Network of Teacher Education Institutions and UNESCO Chair on Reorientation of Teacher Education towards Sustainability.