ETHOS: Ethical education primary and pre-primary schools for a sustainable and dialogic future
Petit philosophy is a partner in the project ETHOS: » Ethical education primary and pre-primary schools for a sustainable and dialogic future « (Project funded by the European Comission, Comenius Programme, Project Number: 527134- LLP 2012-SI-COMENIUS-CMP) http://www.amitie.it/ethos/menu01.htm.) Partners in the project are: Teološka fakulteta (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Graz (Austria), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany), Amitié (Institute, Italy), Scienter CID (Institute, Spain), Udruga Mala filozofija (Croatia) i Inova 4T Tuzla Tehnologija (Tvrtka, BiH). The project started on 1 October 2012 and lasts until 1 October 2014. Associates of Petit philosophy on a ETHOS project in Croatia are primary schools: “Stjepana Radića” Bibinje, “Šime Budinića”, Zadar, “Zadarski otoci”, Zadar, “Vukovina”, Vukovina, “Petar Zoranić”, Nin and kindergarten “Žuto pače”.
ANNOTATION OF ʺCOASTAL DAYSʺ
Association members Bruno Ćurko, Tina Marasović and Marija Kragić attended the annotation of ʺCoastal daysʺ in Split. The ʺCoastal daysʺ were organized by Regional Activity Center within the Priority Actions Programme (PAP / RAC) of UNEP’s Mediterranean Action Plan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). On a public tender, Association members were elected for implementers of workshops for children wich were conducted in the frame of the mentioned project. Workshops were held 21 and 22 September 2012 in primary school ʺKman Kocunarʺ and City Library ʺMarko Marulićʺ in Spit.
SOPHIA NETWORK MEETING
Association members Bruno Ćurko, Ivana Kragić i Tina Marasović attended the SOPHIA Network Meeting in Požarevac (Serbia), which took place 14 – 16 September 2012. In conference Bruno Ćurko and Ivana Kragić presented the project ʺView in your own opinionʺ and held the workshop called ʺPhilosophy and philosophers in the project View in your own opinionʺ.
TRAINING FOR MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION IN DALJ
Second whole day training for new teachers in Association was held in Dalj. The training was maintained on 12 September 2012 in the Cultural and Scientific center ʺMilutin Milankovićʺ.
VIEW IN YOUR OWN OPINION 2012/2013
Program ʺView in your own opinionʺ was continued, in the middle of September 2013, in following institutions:
– Primary schools
- “Stjepan Radić” Bibinje
- “Šime Budinić”, Zadar
- “Zadarski otoci”, Zadar
- “Petar Zoranić”, Nin
- “Bukovac” , Zagreb
- “Petar Preradović” Zagreb
- ” Kman Kocunar”, Split
- ” Ivan Goran Kovačić”, Vinkovci
1. City Library Zadar
2. City Library and Reading room Vinkovci
3. City Library Novska
– Center for Children Youth and Family (SPES) Mostar, BiH
ELECTORAL ASSEMBLY OF THE ASSOCIATION
In August 2012, we had a regular elective assembly, and everything remained the same. In three years of official Association’s labor we have done about 1000 workshops throughout Croatian, some in South Korea …Apart from project “View in your own opinion” we have created three new projects that have been successfully implemented (“Art of Democracy”, “The Sea and the coastal area,” “Who’s afraid of corruption yet?”). We have participated in several scientific conferences with our projects (France, Bosnia, Croatia, South Korea, Italy), and published scientific and professional articles about our programs and projects (France, USA, Bosnia, Croatia, Brazil). This year we have 8 schools and 3 libraries in which we are going to implement “View in your own opinion”.
Bruno Ćurko – Secretary of SOPHIA – European Foundation for the Advancement of Doing Philosophy with Children
Chairman of the Association, dr.sc. Bruno Ćurko, on a proposal of the Executive Committee of the Association Little philosophy, was elected (24 October 2012) for secretary of the European Association for Philosophy for Children – SOPHIA (European Foundation for the Advancement of Doing Philosophy with Children).
SUMMER WORKSHOPS IN SPLIT
All summer teacher Tina Marasović maintained the workshops from the project “View in your own opinion” in the library “Marko Marulić” in Split. She has performed on radio “Sunce” and TV “Jadran”. On the radio she introduced audience with the work of the Association, and on the TV she promoted summer workshops at the library.
TEACHERS BRUNO ĆURKO AND IVANA KRAGIĆ ON THE FIRST TEDx IN SPLIT
In May 2012. Ivana and Bruno participated in the first TEDx conference in Split on subject of non-formal education with the lecture “Teaching for quality thinking”.
PETIT PHILOSOPHY IN SHOW “SCHOOL HOUR” ON HTV
In March 2012, teachers Bruno Ćurko and Ivana Kragić with students from elementary school Bukovac, Melita Doktor and Marta Filipović, appeared as guests in the show “School hour” on HTV. The show was dedicated to our previous work.by