E-Conference: "Promoting EU values in the time of social distancing"

The Erasmus+ KA3 “Teachers4Europe: Setting up an Agora for Democratic Culture” (2018-2021) Program, led by and oriented to the production of creative work and the promotion of the European ideas in education, organizes the international e-Conference entitled «Promoting EU values in the time of social distancing», which will take place on Saturday June 6th 2020, 09:00-18:30 EEST and Sunday June 7th 10:00-15:30 EEST

The topic priority of the e-Conference will be the onsite and online teaching of EU values in school settings. As such, its main purpose will be to disseminate and discuss innovative methodological approaches and teaching techniques and tools, as regards the teaching of EU values during the recent emerging changes. Selected papers will be presented, including good practices already implemented at schools and/or creative suggestions and ideas suitable for the new educational circumstances with an emphasis on how these could be applied to the teaching of EU values.

E-Conference Program

6 – 7 June 2020

Important: The Timezone is EEST – Eastern European Summer Time
(Athens - Bucharest time zone)

1st Day: Saturday 6 June 2020

09:00 - 10:30 1st Panel

09:00 - 09:15  Teaching of EU values via "reflection situations", Lazaridis Ioannis
09:15 - 09:30  Learning about EU Values, Sotiriadou Lampriani
09:30 - 09:45  Teachers4Europe: Promoting Democratic Values through Rhetoric in 5th Grade Primary School Children, Arkoudea Melpomeni, Arvanitakis Konstantinos
09:45 - 10:00  EU common values: an eclass course for joint projects, Liakopoulou Efstratia
10:00 - 10:30  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Maria Katsigianni, PhD candidate at the University of Piraeus, Project Manager of the T4E program

10:30 - 11:00 The EU values in a time of social distancing

Foteini Asderaki,  Associate Professor, Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus, Academic Coordinator of the T4E program, Jean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies, Greece
Sergiu Miscoiu,  Professor of Political Science, Faculty of European Studies, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Ana Pantea,  Lect., Head of Department of International Relations and German Studies, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

11:00 – 12:30 2nd Panel

11:00 - 11:15  Europe and We, Avgousti Helen, Golikidou Lemonia
11:15 - 11:30  Click to The European Union, past and present, Lăcrămioara Iordăchescu, Sorina Locovei, Valerica Paniate, Tiberius Părpăuță, Carmen Tomescu, Bârlădeanu Alina
11:30 - 11:45  Exploring our European Identity in Gymnasio Vevis, Karantzouli Anna
11:45 - 12:00  Teaching European Union fundamental values through Natural and Environmental disasters in the Teachers4Europe program framework, Bampasidis Georgios
12:00 - 12:30  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Ana Pantea, Lect., Head of Department of International Relations and German Studies, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

12:30 - 14:00 3rd Panel

12:30 - 12:45  Travelling, seeing and talking about children’s rights, Rellia Maria, Argiro Manthou, Kanychis Panagiotis
12:45 - 13:00  Engaging young children in learning activities that echo the values of democracy. The paradigm of two Hellenic kindergarten, Tsiara Efthymia, Vassi Christina, Mylona Eleni, Bouna Theodora, Sakellaropoulou Evdoxia
13:00 - 13:15  Fun with Flags - A learning scenario on citizenship education, Maravelaki Sofronia
13:15 - 13:30  Teaching about democracy and civic mindedness in the time of social distancing, Sabor Iryna, Khrystyna Chushak 
13:30 - 14:00  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Papadimitriou Sofia, PhD, Teaching Fellow in the Master Program International and European Policies on Education, Training and Research, University of Piraeus

14:00 - 15:30 4th Panel

14:00 - 14:15  14go4democracy, Karadouka Foteini 
14:15 - 14:30  Elderly are the best educators. Intergenerational learning can foster soft skills and democratic values, Tsigka Georgia 
14:30 - 14:45  Effectiveness of collaboration in investigation and learning about the global issues, Došlov Jelena
14:45 - 15:00  Geoinformatics as an educational tool for the development of the status of global active citizenship, Chrysomalidou Anastasia, Chrysomalidis Grigorios, Boukorou Anna , Boukorou Vasiliki , Seferiadis Iraklis, Spiliotis Ioannis 
15:00 - 15:30  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Dr Efi Paparistodemou, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute

15:30 – 17:00 5th Panel

15:30 – 15:45  On the Degitalization of Education from the perspective of an actor, Sima Mariana  
15:45 – 16:00  DigiLit in the COVID-19 pandemic era, Karagiannidou Evangelia, Kiriakaki Theodora, Sofia Arvanitidou 
16:00 – 16:15  eTwinning - Tool for promoting EU values, Costantea Camelia 
16:15 – 16:30  Promoting EU values and social solidarity through art in the years of COVID-19, Arvanitidou Sofia, Kallia Efstathia, Papanikolaou Panagiota 
16:30 – 17:00  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Maria Katsigianni, PhD candidate at the University of Piraeus, Project Manager of the T4E program

17:00 – 18:30 6th Panel

17:00 - 17:15  Culture and Europe through the eyes of Youngsters, Sklirou Theofani 
17:15 - 17:30  Approaching the Values of the European Union through Cinema, Kassotaki - Psaroudaki Popi, Chiotaki Eirini 
17:30 - 17:45  A school full of colours – Rainbow Project, Lymperi Theodora
17:45 - 18:00  Design of Good Practices for the Erasmus+ Teachers4Europe Program (2018-2021): Approaches and Implications, Kuloheri Foteini - Vassiliki 
18:00 - 18:30  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Dr F. V. Kuloheri, UPRC Representative for On-site Training Materials, Ambassador T4E

2nd Day: Sunday 7 June 2020

10:00 – 11:00 Simulation exercise guidelines

Learning for Democracy: Experiential learning of EU as a tool for European citizenship and democratic values awareness
Stylianos Ioannis Tzagkarakis, Teaching Fellow and Postdoctoral Researcher of the Department of Political Science of the University of Crete, Field Manager of the Centre for Human Rights (KEADIK), Deputy Director of the Scientific Directorate of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists (HAPSc) 
Dimitrios Kritas, PhD Candidate at the Department of Political Science of the University of Crete, Scientific Associate of the Public Policy and Administration Research Laboratory, Vice-President of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists (HAPSc)

11:00 – 12:30 1st Panel

11:00 - 11:15  Simulation as a learning tool to promote EU values. The case study of Experimental Primary School of Serres "K. Karamanlis", Karagkiozis Ioannis, Loukas Konstantinos 
11:15 - 11:30  Teaching EU values and rights through gaming and creative activities,Kofou Ifigenia, Efraimidou Melpomeni
11:30 - 11:45  The game in Europe's neighborhoods, Katsigianni Victoria, Georgiopoulos Kostantinos, Dellaporta Eleni
11:45 - 12:00  EU values in a nutshell, Kostoudis Konstantinos
12:00 - 12:30  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Pascale Mompoint-Gaillard, Social psychologist and Pedagogical advisor. Executive director of Learn to Change (L2C - NGO specialised in professional development of teachers and teacher educators). Evaluator for the European Commission H2020 programme

12:30 – 14:00 2nd Panel

12:30 – 12:45  Educational Alternatives in the period of Homeschooling, Boșcodeală Felicia Elena 
12:45 – 13:00  The project "Make Yourself at Home", Dendaki Agapi, Charikleia Bouta 
13:00 – 13:15  Pedagogical Use of the Kahoot! Learning Platform in modern online teaching practices developed through the needs for social distancing, Macri Dimitra, Makris Ioannis 
13:15 – 13:30  Cognitive Skills' Contribution to Citizenship Education, Karyotaki Maria
13:30 – 14:00  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Julie Gyftoula, L2C

14:00 – 15:30 3rd Panel

14:00 – 14:15  Tools and practices for learning about Europe and promoting democratic dialogue, Ginoudi Athina, Drakaki Maria
14:15 – 14:30  United in Diversity ("Unis dans la diversité"), Chasioti Vasiliki, Charikleia Bouta
14:30 – 14:45  Travel to Democratic Europe: Α world with a lot of Rights, Values and Destinations, Tasiouli Georgia
14:45 – 15:00  Dear Europe, get well soon! - postcards to Europe, Obodariu Gabriela
15:00 – 15:30  Questions – Discussion

Moderator: Dilari Vera, MSc., ERDIC Lab Collaborator