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1 LLP HU-COMENIUS-CMP "This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein."
2 What is the DICE project? International - 12 countries, including Palestine (The Gaza Strip)Two years longResearchEffects of drama in education on competences:Communication skillsLearning skillsSocial skills, civic competenceInitiative, Creativity, InnovationCultural expression
3 Goals Research (quantitative and qualitative) Education Resource Effects of drama in education on the competencesResults presented to teachers, school administrators, education policy makersTranslated to 12 languages (including Arabic)Education ResourceHow to use drama to improve competences and skillsTranslated to12 languages (including Arabic)Compare drama in education in different countriesLearning from each other
4 Project partners Czech Republic: Charles University, Prague Palestine (The Gaza Strip): Theatre Day ProductionsHungary: Káva Drama/Theatre in Education Company - Consortium leaderNetherlands: Foundation LeesmijNorway: Bergen University CollegePoland: University of GdanskPortugal: Technical University of LisbonRomania: Sigma Art FoundationSerbia: Center for Drama in Education and Art CEDEUMSlovenia: Taka Tuka ClubSweden: Culture Centre for Children and Youth in UmeaUnited Kingdom: Big Brum Theatre in Education Co. Ltd.
5 Project partners East, West, North, South equally represented 4 big national universitiesInternationally high-level professionals
6 Competences we will measure Communication skills (talking, understanding)Learning skills (learning how to learn)Social skills, civic competence (treating conflicts, treating aggression, strengthening communities, accepting each other)Initiative, creativity, Innovation (solving problems in a creative way)Cultural expression (doing culture, respecting culture)We believe drama has effect on all of these!
7 How do we measureAll research materials were developed jointly by the 12 project partners.Questionnaire for childrenQuestionnaire for teachersObservation of the drama programsQuestionnaire for drama program leadersExternal assessorsQuestionnaire for key drama expertsIn all 12 countries we use exactly the same questionnaires.PLUS: Individual qualitative researches in each country (e.g. Adam Rusilowski’s research)
8 What results we will have To what extent drama has an effect on children?Quantitative (numbers, percentages, charts)Qualitative (case stories, interviews, best practices)Quantitative and qualitative results not competing, but completing each other
10 How many young people do we measure? Classes of young people (13-16 years old)16 groups / country (minimum 320 young people) or moreAltogether more than 5000 young people from 12 countriesOut of the 16 groups per country:8 research groups, 8 control groups4+4 continuous groups, 4+4 one occasion groups
12 Research in The Gaza Strip Theatre Day ProductionsBeit Hanoun schools4 drama groups in boys’ school from UNRWA,4 drama groups in girls’ school from UNRWA,1 kids for kids production in boys’s school of UNRWA (small scene we saw)All workshops visited by 2 observers (we will hear the experiences of Ms. Basima Alqudweh)
13 Estimated outcomes 5 project meetings, 66 travels Research results translated to 12 languages (including Arabic), sent to min education leadersEducation Resource about how to use drama to improve the competences, translated to 12 languages (including Arabic), sent to min teacherschildren and young people benefiting from drama in education12 national conferences, reaching min. 600 education leadersClosing conference in Brussels, reaching min. 100 education leaders in the European Union administration levelWebsite:
14 Next steps April 2010: Research ends July 2010: Research report publishedAugust 2010: Education Resource publishedSeptember 2010: 12 national conferencesOctober 2010: Closing conference in Brussels
15 Expected long term effects More support to drama in education at national and international levelMore drama in national and international education policiesMore and better university level education of dramaMore and better use of drama in the classroomsThe last is the most important!
16 www.dramanetwork.eu Cziboly Ádám firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!Cziboly Ádám