Knowledge for my dreams


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International conference
KNOWLEDGE FOR MY DREAMS
The Way towards Ethical Education - Good Practices in the Education of Refugees and Migrants

WHEN: 12 January 2017
WHERE: Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia
VENUE: Hotel Sava – Congress centre, Zdraviliški trg 6; Rogaška Slatina

MODERATOR: Vesna LAISSANI, Director of the Ljutomer Public Library

Program

8:45 - 9:30

ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS
- Hotel lobby -

9:30 - 9:45

WELCOME SPEECH AND OPENING
- Congress hall -

 

Conference host:
Tanja FAJON, M.A., Member of the European Parliament, EU Parliament, and

Key note speaker:
PhD Maja MAKOVEC BRENČIČ, Minister, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

9:45 - 10:00

REAL LIFE TESTIMONIES

 

Veronika BARTLE, pupil migrant
Antonela VOVK, teacher, Primary School Louis Adamič, Grosuplje, Slovenia

10:00 - 11:15

ROUND TABLE

Consequences of social, political, economic and environmental changes in the world on migration - situation in the Middle East and in the EU in light of current refugee crisis

 

Tanja FAJON, M.A., European Parliament
ALI TARABAY, Lebanese International University, Beirut, Lebanon
Georgia LIARAKOU, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece
Sabina STADLER REPNIK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jernej PIKALO, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Moderator:
PhD Primož ŠTERBENC, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

Root causes of migration: new global phenomenon; The importance of geopolitical and security situation in Europe, Asia and Africa; EU-Middle East relations – migration policy aspects; Impact on educational systems and international aid; Perception of migrants in host countries and critical approach to public opinion.

11:15 – 11:35

COFFEE BREAK

11:35 – 12:45

SYMPOSIUMS
Integration of children, pupils and student migrants and refugees in Education
(parallel seminars)

VENUE

TEMPEL HALL

STYRIA HALL

DONAT HALL

ALLEGRO HALL

TITLE

SEMINAR 1

Management autonomy and professional responsibility of educational institutions and professionals

SEMINAR 2

Examples of good teaching practices

SEMINAR 3

Involvement of parents and families in school and broader Slovenian environment

SEMINAR 4

Migration and refugees in Slovenian schools

MODERATOR

PhD Nada TRUNK ŠIRCA,
Faculty of management, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

PhD Valerij DERMOL,
International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia

PhD Bojan MUSIL,
University of Maribor, Slovenia

PhD Natalija KOMLJANC,
National Education Institute Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia

PARTICIPANTS

Janja ZUPANČIČ,
Primary School Louis Adamič, Grosuplje
(Empowering Staff for inclusion of immigrants – the role of School Management)

Abstract and CV (PDF)

Andreja LONGER,
Primary School Jakob Aljaž, Kranj
(Integration of immigrant pupils into school and local environment)

Abstract and CV (DOCX)

Meta KUMER,
Primary School Louis Adamič, Grosuplje
(We must integrate the whole family)

Abstract and CV (DOC)

Darja FARIČ KLEMENČIČ in Jožefa TRATAR,
Primary School Šalovci
(The impact of depopulation on the process of elementary education in Goričko)

Abstract (DOCX)

Davorin URIH and co-workers,
Educational centre Piramida, Maribor
(New handbook – acquiring knowledge of Slovene, the obligation for Schools and pupils)

Abstract and CV (DOCX)

Bogdana HOČEVAR,
Primary School, Vavta vas, Straža
(Working with foreign pupils)

Anton BALOH,
Primary School Koper, Koper
(The challenges of intercultural coexistence)

Abstract (DOC)

Lučka LAZAREV ŠERBEC, MSc,
Primary School Borcev za severno mejo,  Maribor
(Intercultural experience - case study: Primary School Borcev za severno mejo)

Abstract (DOCX)
CV (PDF)

Ema CERAR,
Primary School Rodica, Domžale
(The integration of migrant children in Education: the principles of justice, equality and optimal personal development)

Abstract and CV (DOC)

Darja MAJHENIČ,
Primary School Miklavž na Dravskem polju
(Examples of involving migrant children in Primary Education)

Abstract and CV (DOCX)

Vesna LUKEŽIČ,
Primary School Polje, Ljubljana-Polje
(Helping immigrant pupils integrate into their new environment)

Abstract and CV (PDF)

Sonja FERČAK,
Secondary School Gimnazija Franca Miklošiča, Ljutomer
(Good practice – case studies and awareness raising campaigns)

Abstract (DOCX)

CV (DOCX)

12:45 – 14:00

LUNCH
- Hotel restaurant, self-service buffet -

14:00 – 15:00

WORKSHOPS
Working with migrants – teachers' perspective: good practice from Slovenian schools
(parallel workshops)

VENUE

TEMPEL HALL

STYRIA HALL

DONAT HALL

ALLEGRO HALL

 

WORKSHOP 1

WORKSHOP 2

WORKSHOP 3

WORKSHOP 4

TITLE

»Homeroom wonders – Form/Class Teachers' handbook«

Erika SONJAK,
Nina HVALA KLANČIČ,
Primary School Ledina, Ljubljana

»The inclusion of student migrants – challenges for staff specialists«

Mojca JELEN MADRUŠA,
Primary School Koper

CV (DOCX)
Abstract (DOCX)

»Developing and improving social skills for acceptance of diversity in school«

Nataša KOVAČIČ,
Higher Education Institute DOBA, Maribor

»Pedagogy for migrants«

PhD Majda NAJI,
external associate, Faculty of Arts, Maribor

15:00 – 15:50

PRESENTATION OF POSTERS
Working with migrants – teachers' perspective: good practice from Slovenian schools

- outside of Conference hall -

 
POSTER 1 POSTER 2 POSTER 3 POSTER 4 POSTER 5 POSTER 6

»Theme day – Refugees in Europe«

 Petra DOVČ,
Secondary School Srednja Šola Domžale

Abstract (DOCX)

»Individual work in Primary School – Chinese children«

 Anja KAVČIČ,
Primary School Maks Pečar, Ljubljana

Abstract and CV (DOCX)

»Hand in hand«

 Jelka WELDT,
Primary School Rudolf Maister, Šentilj

»Work with migrant and foreign students at the ŠC Nova Gorica«

Marjetka ZORZUT SANTORO, Ernesta DEJAK FURLAN and Sonja ŽEŽLINA,
Secondary School Centre Nova Gorica

Ernesta Dejak Furlan CV (DOCX)

Marjetka Zorzut Santoro CV (DOCX)

Sonja Žežlina CV (DOCX)

»Languages connect us«

Barbara ČOP,
Kindergarten Jesenice

Abstract (DOCX)

»My piece for peace– the power of each of us«

Mateja ŠTIRN, MSc, and Katarina KOCBEK,
ISA Institute, Institute for psychological counselling and educational developmental projects

Katarina Kocbek CV (PDF)

Mateja Štirn CV (PDF)

Abstract (DOCX)

15:50 – 16:00

REAL LIFE TESTIMONIES
- Conference hall -

 

»From Syrians for Syrians«
Video contribution MAPs - MultiAid Programs, NGO, Lebanon

»Innovative approach for empowering refugees«
Video contribution, SAME SKIES, NGO, Australia

 16:00 – 17:20

PANEL DISCUSSION
Incentives and ideas for integration of migrants into National Education Systems

 

PhD Stanka LUNDER VERLIČ, Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Ljubljana
PhD Anida SARAJLIČ, Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Ljubljana
PhD Anwar KAWTHARANI, Lebanese International University (LIU), Beirut, Lebanon
PhD Goran LIVAZOVIĆ, University J.J. Strossmayer, Osijek, Croatia
Petra WLASAK, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
PhD Amela ČOLIĆ, University of Bihać, Bihać, Bosnia and Hercegovina

Moderator:
PhD Edvard KOBAL, Slovenian Scientific Foundation, Ljubljana

 Impact of changed political situation on cultural and educational systems; Integration or separation concepts in relation to circumstances, the need for systems' flexibility; education of teachers and teacher migrants; transfer of good practice.

 17:20

CLOSING REMARKS by HOST Tanja FAJON, Member of the European Parliament
Reception and networking
- Kaiser Restaurant Winter garden, Hotel Sava -