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III FESTIVAL OF NON-FORMAL EDUCATION1

OCTOBER 8-10th, 2010

Dear friends and colleagues! We invite you to participate in the main event of the year dedicated to the role of non-formal education in the improvement of quality of life!

Festivals and Weeks are popular as a form of promotion of non-formal education and adult education in many countries. Belarus joined the festival movement in 2006. Since then, the Festival has become a traditional platform for discussion of current issues and prospects for the development of non-formal education in Belarus and European countries. The international character of the Festival is pronounced more than usual this year. Special events of the Festival of non-formal education are included in the program of the traditional Week of Germany in Belarus.

The aim of the III Festival of non-formal education is to demonstrate the

contribution of non-formal education in the improvement of quality of life.

Goals of the Festival 2010 are:

  1. to present non-formal education as a system that ensures the lifelong development of social, civic, professional skills and creative abilities of a person;
  2. to present a variety of programs (for youth, elderly people, rural residents, people with disabilities, families, women, men, professional groups, non-governmental organizations, etc.).
  3. to promote exchange of experiences and establishment of partnership relations;
  4. to discuss trends and strategies of the development of non-formal education as an instrument for the improvement of quality of life in Belarus and abroad.

During three Festival days the following activities will take place:

  • presentation of the variety of educational programs and projects;
  • master classes performed by the best educators;
  • creative contests;
  • discussions on topical issues of development of non-formal education in our country and abroad;
  • interesting cultural program;
  • meeting potential partners for realization of your own initiatives.

On behalf of the ORGANIZING COMMITTEE of the III Festival:

Dmitry Karpievich, chairperson of the Organizing Committee, chairperson of the board of Public Union

«Education Center «POST»

Galina Veramejchyk, Head of the Representative Office of the German Adult Education Association

(“Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband e.V.”) in the Republic of Belarus

Astrid Sahm, director of Johannes Rau International Centre  for Education and Exchange (IBB)

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TERMS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE III FESTIVAL OF NON-FORMAL EDUCATION

 Representatives of organizations and institutions working in the field of non-formal education in Belarus and other European countries are invited to take part in the Festival.

Participation is planned in the following forms:

  • speaking at section, round table, panel discussion;
  • organizing of a workshop, demo-course or training;
  • presentation of a book or other published materials;
    • presentation of an organization;
    • publication in “Adukatar” magazine;
    • open participation.

For publication in “Adukatar” magazine texts of main papers, reports and presentations are accepted, which will take place during the plenary sessions, panel discussions, thematic sections, round tables and workshops of the Festival. The size of each publication should not exceed 3000 words. Materials for publication should be sent before the 20th of August, 2010 by e-mail: fest.nfe@gmail.com.

For participation in the publications contest publications of three types are accepted (printed nonserials, periodicals and electronic publications), issued during 2008-2010 and devoted to any aspects of non-formal education, including theoretical, methodical, reference and other works. The application for the contest should be made no later than September 10, 2010 and two copies of the publication should be sent to the Organizing Committee no later than September 20, 2010. You should contact the head of the technical group of the Festival Olga Saevets (contact details below) on the handing of publications.

Registration fee for participation in the Festival is paid during the registration of participants and guests of the Festival on October 8, 2010 immediately before its start. Registration fee for participation in the Festival is (for one accredited organization):

  • for Belarusian participants – 35,000 Belarusian rubles;
  • for international participants: with accommodation – 90 euro; without accommodation – 70 euro.

Registration fee gives the full accreditation at the Festival, including informational materials (with the special issue of «Adukatar» magazine), space for organization/project presentation stand, place for a workshop or a presentation course, coffee breaks, dinners on October 8 and 9, 2010. Full accreditation can be received by 2 persons from organization maximum.

Please, pay attention, that travel expenses are not covered by the Festival organizers.

Send your e-APPLICATION FORM before the 10th of September, 2010  by the following link:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dExveHpBUXBCejhFZmVQLXVDV2VTUGc6MQ

Contact with your questions by phones:     

+375 17 269-90-34

+375 29 850-98-99 – Olga Saevets

via e-mail:    fest.nfe@gmail.com 

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ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE

Chairperson of the Organizing Committee

  • Dmitry Karpievich  chairperson of the board of Public Association «Educational Center «POST», candidate of science in history
  • Alena Velichko  program coordinator of Public Association «Educational Center «POST», head of Study Circles Resource Program
  • Alena Lugovtsova  member of the board of Public Association «Educational Center «POST»
  • Astrid Sahm  director of Johannes Rau International Centre for Education and Exchange (IBB), PhD in philosophy
  • Vasilij Pron’  director of the limited company “Center of creative technologies “Kvadratny Apel’sin”
  • Vitalij Nikonovich coordinator of educational programs for professional social workers of Grodna Regional Association of Young Intellectuals “VIT”
  • Vitovt Rudnik chairperson of the board of Public Association «Centre for Informational Support of Public Initiatives «The Third Sector»
  • Galina Veremejchik   Head of the Representative Office of the German Adult Education Association (“Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband e.V.”) in the Republic of Belarus
  • Igor Sharyj  International Enlightenment Public Association «ACT»
  • Inna Khodas   director of private educational institution «Training Center «Vseobuch»
  • Irina Semko  coordinator of the working Group “Education for Sustainable Development” of the Ecological Association “Green Network”
  • Lana Rudnik  member of the board of Public Association «Centre for Informational Support of Public Initiatives «The Third Sector»
  • Marina Malinina chairperson of the board of International Public Association «Education without Borders»
  • Natalia Riabova  specialist in training and development of Public Association «Ecohome»
  • Olga Saevets  coordinator of youth programs of Public Association «Educational Center «POST»
  • Tobias Knubben  director of Information and research institution «Center for International Studies»

Organizers of the Festival:

  •   Johannes Rau International Centre for Education and Exchange (IBB)
  •   Public Association «Center Supolnasc»
  •   Grodna Regional Association of Young Intellectuals VIT
  •   Information and research institution «Center for International Studies»
  •   International Public Association «Education without Borders»
  •   International Enlightenment  Public Association «ACT»
  •   Public Association «Christian community of adults and young»
  •   Public Association  «Educational Center «POST»
  •   Public Association «Centre for Informational Support of Public Initiatives «The Third Sector»
  •   Public Association «Centre for Social Innovations»
  •   Public Association «Ecohome»
  •   Limited company  «Center of creative technologies «Kvadratny Apel’sin»
  •   Representative Office of the German Adult Education Association (“Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband e.V.”) in the
  • Republic of Belarus
  •   Private educational institution «Training Center «Vseobuch»

1 According to UNESCO classification non-formal education includes study programs and courses, organized  and held outside of traditional educational system, where results of education are not necessarily supported by certification. Lifelong learning Memorandum of the European Union states non-formal education as valid element of educational process due to its’ continuous nature.

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