Students and teachers from the third year of Social Education attended the event hold on the 24th and 25th of March in the Faculty of Education and Psychology.
The main events were two monographic workshops conducted by two visiting teachers. The first workshop, entitled Activate: using arts-based tools to Identify and engage community resources and needs, took place on the 24th in the morning, during four hours and was conducted by Professor Kate Sheese from the Graduate Center CUNY (City University of New York). The second workshop, entitled Motivational interview (MI) with youngsters and / or their parents, took place on the 25th, and lasted for four hours too. It was conducted by Professor Caroline Damman, from the University College Odisee, Dilbeek (Belgium).
Another of the main events was the Coffee Chat, which was held on the 25th afternoon, in which students were able to speak in an informal and relaxed atmosphere with the visiting teachers.
The main objective of the International Week of Social Education is to offer the students the possibility to make contact with international teachers, while exploring and learning new topics related to their studies and, of course, to test their knowledge of the English language.