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Final conference of the HAND in HAND project
January 28 - January 29
The final conference “Do we need a relational revolution in schools? Social, emotional and intercultural competences for inclusive societies” of the Erasmus+ project Hand in Hand on socio-emotional learning took place on the 28th & 29th January 2020, in Zadar, Croatia (Hotel Kolovare). You can find conference presentations below:
- Conference programme
- Paul Downes (Dublin City University, Ireland): Developing a holistic, differentiated, systemic framework for social and emotional education
- Ana Kozina (Educational Research Institute, Slovenia): Can we support social, emotional and intercultural competences in schools: outcomes and findings from the HAND in HAND project
- Urška Štremfel (Educational Research Institute, Slovenia): Mainstreaming HAND in HAND outcomes across Europe: guidelines for policy and practice
- Nina Roczen (German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF), Germany): Assessment of social, emotional and intercultural competencies
- Mojca Rožman (DIPF, Germany): Short and the long-term effects of HAND in HAND programme: quantitative view
- Nina Roczen and Svenja Vieluf (DIPF, Germany): Short and the long-term effects of HAND in HAND programme: qualitative view
- Birgitte Lund Nielsen (VIA University College, Denmark): Implementation of the Hand in Hand project – lessons learnt
- Radmila Rangelov Jusović, Nedim Krajišnik (Center for Education Initiatives, Step by Step, Bosnia and Herzegovina): School of values
- Maja Kovačević, UNICEF Montenegro & Anđa Backović, Bureau for Education Services, Government of Montenegro – Integrating SocioEmotional Skills in Subject Curricula
- Helle Jensen (The Danish Society for the Promotion of Life Wisdom in Children, Denmark): On the importance of relationships in the classrooms: relational competence
At the conference, the outcomes of the project were presented with the emphasis on the school staff training and on policy implementation. Examples from the HAND in HAND programme and possible ways to support SEI competencies at classroom, schools and system-level were be presented and addressed through multi-stakeholder sessions and practical workshops.
The event featured as keynote speakers Paul Downes, associate professor of Education at Dublin City University, and Helle Jensen, psychologist and family therapist, chairperson and co-founder of the Danish Society for the Promotion of Life Wisdom in Children.
You can find out more about the HAND in HAND project in the YouTube video below.