Category: Living Democracy Project

Living Democracy

Today 6th graders started making their group coat of arms. They are 13 kids from Albania, Russia, Pakistan, Syria, Turkey, U.S.A and Georgia. A very interesting period is starting

March 21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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  We must fight all forms of racism every day, everywhere. But on 21 March –proclaimed by United Nations’ General Assembly as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – all eyes are on the issue. In the words of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: “Today we are witnessing a surge of intolerance, racist views and hate-driven violence. In these tumultuous times, we must stand up for rights and dignity for all, and for diversity and pluralism. We must speak out […]

Action research in Living Democracy through Physical Education

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Since November 2015 the school and more specifically the 5th grade students with the physical education teacher, Mrs Gelly Aroni, participates in a school based professional development program. It is co organized by the Council of Europe, the University of Peloponnese (Department of Social and Educational Policy) and the Ministry of Education (Department of European and International Affairs). The program involves 5 schools which engage in professional development activities related to Education for Democracy. In the Elementary School of Intercultural […]

Celebration on November 20th, 2013

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Pantomime, a theatre plays presentations, relevant discussions and a lot of laughter: with an amazing celebration the Elementary School of Intercultural Education of Paleo Faliro has commemorated the International Children’s Rights Day on Wednesday November 20 2013. All the present adults, the teachers of the school and the representatives from the Paleo Faliro Parents association, but also the teachers from the near by 4th Elementary School of Paleo Faliro that came as guests together with their 6th grade students were […]