Friday, October 20, 2017
The USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project Ended

The USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project Ended

Over 1000 teachers, students, parents, representatives of the educational institutions, civil society organisations, USAID and ...

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Conference for Sharing Good Practices for Maintenance of School Buildings Held

Conference for Sharing Good Practices for Maintenance of School Buildings Held

After the organized trainings for maintenance of the schools intended for the members of the ...

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Conducted creative corners training

Conducted creative corners training

By the end of January, a three-day training was conducted in Skopje for creative corners ...

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Demonstration schools – where were we and what changed in the meantime?

Demonstration schools – where were we and what changed in the meantime?

In the course of the week, in four demonstration schools: PS “Brakja Miladinovci“ and ES ...

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Improved school environment for the elementary school students in Krusevo and Mogila

Improved school environment for the elementary school students in Krusevo and Mogila

At the end of December, two ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held in the elementary schools “Sv. ...

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Games without language frontiers

How to play a game in which we need to communicate without looking at each other and all of us speak a different language? The answer to this question can be revealed to us by the students of PS “Petar Zdravkovski Penko” who participated on the “Games without Frontiers” event, organized by the USAID Interethnic Integration in Educatio Project.

In the popular game “Watermill”, in which students handed each other glasses of water without looking at each other, they helped their peers who did not understand the language of the other students.

“What did he say? What did he say?” asked one group of students. “He is telling you to hand the glass more forward”, they were assisted by their peers who spoke the other language too.

Regardless whether it is Bosnian, Albanian, Macedonian or Turkish, it was obvious that language presented no obstacle to these children.  Soaking wet from the water and happy from the fun day filled with games, they asked their teachers when will they have such an activity again.  As they said it themselves, it does not matter who won, what matters is that they all spent time together and had fun:

At the end of the day, we joined the group of teachers who organized the event. We found them sitting in the school cafeteria where they jointly celebrated their success. They told us about the preparations and praised the students who were very active in the implementation of the event, suggesting games and cooperating intensively with their mentors in the planning of the activity. The teachers shared with us their experience from the implementation of the activities for interethnic integration: