Internal Workshop EKEDISY, 09 -10 February 2021
School Life and Education Museum of EKEDISY organized the online workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday 09-10/02/2021 at 17:00 -21: 00 entitled "Peer Education: Creating educational programs" within the project "HEritage, cultural ROots and innovative peer Education Strategies” implemented for the European program Erasmus + ΚΑ2. 60 teachers and museum educators took part in the workshop who either already participate in the project or intend to participate in the near future.
On the first day of the workshop the speakers were:
Dr. Evangelia Kantartzi, Director of the School Life and Education Museum, with the presentation: "Peer Learning: Principles and Benefits"
Ms. Kantartzi initially presented the project "HEritage, cultural ROots and innovative peer Education Strategies", the partners and the project website. She then presented the peer education model and how it will be applied to the specific project, while at the same time establishing the theoretical background and the educational practices that will be used.
Giota Papadimitriou, Principal of the 15th High School of Peristeri with the presentation: "Intra-school activities of long range: The Day of Educational Game."
Ms. Papadimitriou, principal of the 15th High School of Peristeri which participates in the project, presented an example of activities that had previously been implemented in her school by students, giving practical advice and techniques for the implementation of these types of activities.
Costas Stoforos, Author-Journalist, collaborator of the Museum of School Life and Education with the presentation: "Students Designing activities for students: Examples from the School Life and Education Museum"
Mr. Stoforos presented examples of activities and programs implemented by the School Life and Education Museum using peer education methods, focusing on the program "The Little Detectives - Mystery Walk in Plaka".
Christoforos Kostaris, Informatics Teacher, 15th High School of Peristeri, M.Sc e-Learning, Med with the presentation: "The contribution of the educational game to the meaning of the learning process"
Mr. Kostaris, teacher of the 15th High School of Peristeri and responsible for the group of students participating in the project, presented methods of designing educational games with students, using digital tools and gave examples of educational games he has already implemented with his students.
On the second day of the workshop the speakers were:
Thanos Fourgkatsiotis, Development Manager of the School Life and Education Museum & Elli Lampadaridou, Head of Educational Programs of the School Life and Education Museum with the presentation: The educational programs “Treasure Hunt in Ancient Greece” & “Exploring School Life and Education Museum – How schools have changed through the years”.
Mr. Fourgkatsiotis and Ms. Lampadaridou, presented the activities that will be developed and implemented by the participating students within the "Heroes" project: The educational goals of the programs, the role of the teachers and museum educators in their implementation, the methods, the tools and the materials that will be used as well as the expected results were extensively developed.
At the end of the second day of the workshop, there was time for discussion, answering questions but also planning the next steps. The main concern during the discussion was the way the activities are going to be implemented due to the restrictions that we face with the COVID-19 pandemic. There was common ground in the suggestion that the activities can be implemented online if there is no other way.