Upcoming Closing Teacher Training Event in Florence (Italy), December 2018

Upcoming Closing Teacher Training Event in Florence (Italy), December 2018

Workshops
The second and last teacher-training event (C2) of the SORAPS Project will also act as a workshop. Supported by tutors and researchers the teachers will evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired so far and present their experience in implementing the in-class activities to the other project teachers. Moreover, in this training event the teachers are prepared for the ensuing multiplication-training phase by showing them how to organise it and by giving them the necessary skills on training other teachers. When: 17 – 21 December 2018 Duration: 5 Days Where: Florence (Italy) What: The teachers will evaluate the course as a whole, evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired so far, and be qualified to train other teachers during the ensuing multiplication-training phase Who do what: The Partner Schools will provide two…
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SORAPS Project Presentation at Lycée René Cassin Arpajon (France) in May 2018

SORAPS Project Presentation at Lycée René Cassin Arpajon (France) in May 2018

Dissemination, News
The Institut européen en sciences des religions (IESR) of the École pratique des hautes études (EPHE) hold an informative session on SORAPS at the secondary school René Cassin in Aprajon to an audience consisting of local teachers from three different schools and members of local educational authorities. The session was divided into a theoretical introduction by IESR in the morning and a subsequent practical exploration by the participants in the afternoon. In the morning session, the participants get an overview on the SORAPS project, its goals, the online training platform in general and its UNITS in particular. Furthermore, links to the previous project IERS (Intercultural Education through Religious Studies) were made. In the afternoon session, the participants discover the online learning environment of SORAPS and IERS. Afterwards there was enough…
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SORAPS Project Presentation at the Roma Tre University

SORAPS Project Presentation at the Roma Tre University

Dissemination, News
The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice was officially invited by the Department of Humanities to speak about SORAPS during the workshop "Methods and Tools for the interpretation of religious facts" at the Roma Tre University on May 15th. In addition to the speech by Giovanni Lapis, the coordinator of SORAPS, other exciting speeches by experts, stakeholders and activists were awaiting the participants. All united the goal of implementing the academic view on religions in the classroom. The participants, graduated students, were not only obviously interested, but also took the opportunity to consolidate the networks in the field of religious education in Italian public schools.
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SORAPS 3rd General Project Meeting in Salamanca, Spain, April 2018

SORAPS 3rd General Project Meeting in Salamanca, Spain, April 2018

Meetings
The partners of the project “Study of Religions against Prejudices and Stereotypes” (SORAPS) met in Salamanca (Spain) at the Institute of Educational Sciences of the University of Salamanca for the third meeting to present their interim results and prepare the next steps. During the meeting, the partners arranged the final details of the first in-presence teacher training event (C1) that was taking place in the same time, agreed to the final version of the IO3 “Online Training Platform” basic features and on the functions and roles of the online tutors, and discussed the first ideas and possible challenges for the multiplication training events in the partner schools. Furthermore, important doubts on administrative and financial issues, still lingering among some partners (especially schools), could be completely clarified. The partners agreed on…
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Feedback from teachers in the Teacher Training Course in Salamanca

Feedback from teachers in the Teacher Training Course in Salamanca

Meetings, News, Results
Some comments from the participants of the face-to-face week in Salamanca: "A very interesting week in Salamanca with extraordinary teachers and collegues" by Elena (Italy) "Una semana completa llena de información, intercultural, internacional, flexible sobre el estudio del fenómeno religioso y el estudio de prejuicios y estereotipos relacionados con ellas" by Ana (Spain) "Thinking over how to adapt the very interesting contents of the course to the teaching of Language" by Alberto (Spain) "We worked hard but it was really worth because the themes we discussed were challenging. My congratulations to everybody" by Massimo (Italy)
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