POST RI Two-Day Teacher Training Workshop 19-20 March 2010

POST Research Institute in cooperation with the Association for Historical Dialogue & Research (AHDR) hosted a 2-Day Teacher Training Workshop on “Learning different histories – Discussing Alternative Approaches”. The bi-communal event was organised under the Education for Peace III project, funded by the European Commission and implemented by POST RI.

Seminar part of the training involved various presentations by international experts and discussions co-coordinated by Cypriot experts from across the divide which offered participants an insight into alternative approaches to teaching.  That followed by consecutive parallel workshops, designed in an interactive way, in order to provide Cypriot teachers with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of pedagogical approaches to history teaching as well as the opportunity to touch on more sensitive issues of history teaching. The workshops were facilitated by international experts from Israel, the UK and the US.

About POST Research Institute

POST is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002. Vision: To contribute towards achieving an alternative sustainable future, which comprises of an egalitarian Cypriot society, that recognizes the dignity of every living being. Mission: • On the basis of social equality/justice: o To contribute for creating an open dialogue on issues of peace education and reconciliation and working actively for the unification of the island. o To take action against gender discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for achieving positive social transformation. o To advance, sensitize and advocate for a multicultural and diverse society in which all differences are recognized, understood and accepted. • To excel as an Institute in the execution of research and participatory action. • To strengthen research capacity in Cyprus. • To strive for ecological sustainability through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.
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