Project: History teaching in multicultural society - challenges and models
Fund for Bilateral Relations at National Level under the EEA FM and NFM 2009-2014
Priority 2: Promotion of European values and in particular history teaching in multicultural society
Projectname: History teaching in multicultural society - challenges and models.
Beneficiary: Centre for Research and Analysis
Project partner/s:Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
Total project budget:27 291 EUR
Project duration: 03.07.2015 – 02.07.2016
Project objective: The overall objective of the project is to support teacher in history teaching in multicultural social environment and to encourage exchange of good practices and knowledge between Bulgarian and Norwegian experts.
Short project description:
The project aims:
To analyse challenges posed by multicultural society and needs of intercultural education
To develop teaching materials to help increasing mutual understanding
To develop empathy and mutual understanding within increasingly heterogeneous society
To identify competencies to be acquired by students and the skills to be attained by teachers to teach those competencies
To identify strategies for partnership with other history professionals
To build up of network among the lecturers in order to ensure permanent exchange of useful practices and ideas
To develop pilot mechanism for exchange of examples of modern knowledge and good practice in history teaching
To develop communication skills in the classroom with students from different communities
To encourage usage of visual sources and other historical materials for providing insights into the past.
The project includes the following activities:
Activity 1: Study of the models for history education in secondary schools in Bulgaria working in multicultural communities and regions (achievements and challenges)
Activity 2: Exchange of good practices in the field history teaching in multicultural environment.
Activity 3: Development of innovative model for history teaching in the secondary schools in Bulgaria.
Activity 4: presentation of the innovative model for history teaching in multicultural environment.
Expected project results:
Study of the models for history education realized in secondary schools in Bulgaria for analyses of key achievements and challenges
Models for history education based on better mutual understanding
Analytical report for good practices exchanged in the field of history
Elaborated innovative model for history teaching in the secondary schools in Bulgaria with teaching materials (texts, visual and video materials)
Communicated and disseminated innovative model for history teaching in multicultural environment
Prof. Albena Hristova Vutsova
Centre for Research and Analysis
Telephone: 0885 473 710