On May 15, with the support of the Jewish Organization of the Bulgaria, Shalom, we conducted the last lesson from our project “75 years from the saving of the Bulgarian Jews” with a survivor’s account of events. Hennie Lorer told his family’s story to students in 127th School in Sofia.
On May 8th with our expert Mariana Asenova, a journalist, we went back to Yordan Radichkov Secondary School to introduce to the school management the results of our joint work with Mrs. Valea Alexandrova, historian, and XI class on the topic “The Role of Students and Schools in Democratic Citizenship”.
On 3 May, we talked with seventh graders from Chernorizets Hrabar Secondary School about the role of civil society and the residents of Plovdiv in the events surrounding the rescue of the Bulgarian Jewish community from deportation 75 years ago.
On 30 April, with students of Ms. Yana Todorova, a history teacher in the eleventh grade in Knyaginya Maria Luisa Professional High School in Sofia, we held the first part of the civic education module on “Constructive communication and interaction”. Through interactive role-playing games and intriguing discussions, together with our experts on the topic Svetlana […]
We came to Sava Mladenov Secondary School for a third and final time, during which we played the simulation game developed by our expert Hristo Panchugov, a political scientist, which puts students in the middle of a (parliamentary) election.
On 27 April, with our expert Nilitsa Kirilova, a culturologist, we returned to Hristo Botev Secondary School in Montana for the second module of the civic education lessons. With the help of engineer Ivo Ivanov, the children managed to put themselves in the role of municipal advisers and discuss a proposal for a dog park […]
On 25 April, the last 2 hours of the first civil module were held with eleventh graders at P. K. Yavorov Secondary School in Straldzha. Together with our expert Hristo Panchugov, we talked about the concepts and definitions of justice.
After the interesting first run of testing for the civic education programs for the eleventh and twelfth grade at Atanas Chenglevev Secondary School last month, we returned, with sociologist Maya Grekova, to the class of Ms. Maria Vachkova, an economics teacher. We succeeded in concluding our “Minorities and Civil Society” module through simulated games and […]
The interest that the theme “Freedom, Citizens and Power” awakened in the students in Montana led is to bring our expert Ralitsa Kirilova, culturologist, to PGEE in Bansko, to the class of history teacher of Mr. Yusuf Salih.
Together with our expert Hristo Panchugov, a political scientist, we returned to Sava Mladenov Secondary School to finish our conversation on “Politics, Democracy and the Rule of Law with eleventh graders from philosophy teacher Mrs. Tsonka Dushkova’s class.
With our team, we returned to the final part of the six-hour module on the subject “Rise and Expansion of Identities” in the class of Ms. Donka Slavcheva, a school psychologist and philosopher. This time, our expert was sociologist Petya Kabakchieva.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Louisa Slavkova shared her thoughts on the meeting between Turkey and the EU, commenting that she thought of it as beneficial regardless of its outcome. https://www.bloombergtv.bg/video/luiza-slavkova-nepoznavaneto-na-istoriyata-vodi-do-neynoto-povtaryane
Sofia Platform’s team gave an open lesson on history and tolerance, in which we discussed the rescue of Bulgaria’s Jews 75 years ago with tenth and eleventh graders from Vela Blagoeva Secondary School.
We talked with students from Saints Cyril and Methodius Secondary School about Karnobat’s abandoned Jewish quarter and and its now-nonexistent Jewish population.
What does civil society mean and what does it mean to have a civic position? We discussed this with our expert Momchil Metodiev, a historian, with students from philosophy teacher Mrs. Diana Markova’s class from the Third High School of Natural Studies and Mathematics Acad. Metodiy Popov. Our discussion was part of the joint themes […]
In P. K. Yavorov Secondary School, in history teacher Ms. Galya Raynova’s class, with our expert Hristo Pangchugov, a political scientist, we played “The Prisoner’s Dilemma” and talked about the idea of justice and our rights and responsibilities as citizens within the framework of the theme “The Idea of Justice – Rights and Responsibilities of […]
After our meeting in the village of Chernoochene with the 1st place winner of the contest “Places and memory” for a research project dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews, we headed to Kardjali, where we spoke with students of Petko R. Slaveykov Secondary School about the local Jewish community and […]
Together with the students from the Mathematical High School “Acad. Kiril Popov” in Plovdiv, we remembered the role of the city and the Orthodox Church in the rescue of 48,000 people from forced relocation, in particular the participation of the Metropolitans Cyril and Stefan.
In the class of Mrs. Tsonka Dushkova, a philosophy teacher from Sava Mladenov Secondary School, our expert on the project testing the Ministry of Education’s civic education project for eleventh and twelfth grade, politcal scientist Hristo Panchugov, presented the topic of “Politics, Democracy and the Rule of Law”.
Our team, in partnership with Associate Professor Albena Taneva and her students from the Department of Public Administration at Sofia University, presented to the students from the High School of Mathematics and Natural Studies Professor Emanuil Ivanov the topic “The memory of the fate of the Jews in Bulgaria in the Holocaust years”.