The Project will include two workshops in Saratov:
February 09-10, 2001 and June 05-06, 2001
Workshop One will cover following topics:
- Education for Inclusion, Critical Thinking and Equity
- Pedagogy of Freedom: Issues of Teaching Methods and Curricula
FRIDAY, 09 FEBRUARY - SATURDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 2001
The aim of the workshop is to provide a venue where new areas of study in social issues of education can be explored and discussed. Issues of class, gender, disability, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, culture and creed can sometimes present problems in the student/ teacher relationship and in student learning.
We invite you to participate with a paper and presentation. The workshop will comprise panel discussions, round tables and training sessions. At the panel discussions, participants will present their own work and engage in debate. At the round table meetings, participants will explore a single issue in education announced by the organizers in advance. At the training sessions, participants will discuss particular teaching and learning methods. A particular attention will be given to a social work teaching methods and environment for learning.
The keynote speakers as well as round table discussions and training sessions at the workshop will be announced at a later stage. The working languages of the workshop will be Russian and English.
We welcome papers on such aspects of education that reveal practices of exclusion, criticize social inequality, emphasize teaching methods that promote equity and critical thinking. Contributions may
Be theoretical and/or based on original research. We would also welcome papers related to the implications of university education for the community. We are particularly concerned to showcase what is new in action-learning and widening participation in university education.
Those interested in offering papers must submit an abstract no longer than one page (250 words) via e-mail to:
Department of Social Work
Saratov State Technical University
The deadline for abstracts submissions for the Workshop One is December 27, 2000.
The Workshop Two
TUESDAY, 05 JUNE - WEDNESDAY, 06 JUNE 2001
will cover the following issues:
- The Dimensions of Social Inequality: Quantitative Methods in Feminist Research
- Encountering the Other: Qualitative Methods in Feminist Research
Further information on the Workshop Two will be available in the Spring of 2001.
Please, address your inquiries to: