NECE

5.9.2011

Workshop 3

Learning Environment – Community and Urban District Work

How can strategic alliances in urban district work and community development be utilised in order to reach educationally disadvantaged target groups? What opportunities are afforded by the community as an informal learning environment for empowerment, the forging of networks and the strengthening of local communities? The workshop considered potentials and experiences by means of brief expert talks and the presentation of good practice models.

Input

Gabriele Recknagel, Goldsmiths College, University of London (UK)

Project Presentations

The "Library Development Programme" is a nationwide project aimed at strengthening the potential of public libraries located in villages and small towns. Thanks to the programme, modern and active libraries make it easier for residents to participate in social and economic life."
presented by Jacek Krolikowski, Information Society Development Foundation (Poland)
"The complex support for disadvantaged schools in Warsaw - a Pilot programme".
The project is addressed to schools acting in societies with big unemployment, social pathologies and families with parental care problems. It assumes formulation of the wide programme of support for the whole school society by the teacher competences training.
presented by Katarzyna Zakroczymska, Warsaw Centre for Socio-Educational Innovation and Training (Poland).

Moderation:

Grzegorz Makowski, Institute of Public Affairs (Poland)

Rapporteur:



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