24.04.2018 Print

Participants of the seminarThe final practical seminar in the series of practical seminars for specialists of vocational education institutions “Actual aspects of multicultural education for students of vocational education institutions. Formation of a tolerant attitude towards refugees” was held on the basis of Mogilev State Polytechnic College. The event was organized jointly by UNHCR in Belarus, INA “Evolutio” and the Republican Institute of Vocational Training for specialists of the vocational training of Mogilev and Mogilev region.

This workshop was the final in a series of events on formation of a tolerant attitude towards refugees among specialists of vocational education. The seminar was held according to the already developed agenda: in the course of the theoretical part, specialists of the UNHCR Office in Belarus as well as the representative of the Citizenship and Migration Board of the Mogilev Oblast Executive Committee acquainted the participants with the main aspects of refugee problems in Belarus and in Mogilev region in particular, and also told about the UNHCR activities at the present stage. Also, in addition to familiarizing with the strategies for creating a tolerant attitude towards refugees through the policultural education of students, participants in the practical part of the seminar had an opportunity to work out a scenario-plan of an educational hour to form a tolerant attitude towards refugees. It is planned that the developed materials will be used in the practical work of specialists.

As a result of the event, participants were awarded with certificates on completion of the workshop.

We are grateful for the warm welcome to Mogilev State Polytechnic College! We express our hope that a series of events held in different regions of the country will be useful and significant for the practical activities of specialists, and the developed scenarios and plans for educational hours on multicultural education will become an integral part of the educational process.

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