ORGANISATION -WHAT IS IT (2016)
The Project “it could be me – it could be you: an awareness raising project on refugees and human rights using theatre/drama techniques" is organised and implemented by the
Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in association with UNHCR Greece.
It started in 2015 (see here)
“it could be me – it could be you” addresses teachers and students of primary and secondary education as well as youth trainers and community in several cities (Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra, Lesvos, Samos, Chios etc.) in Greece.
a) to raise awareness on human rights and refugees issues
b) to support schools and teachers who work or want to work on relevant school projects
The Project is organised under 5 Actions
Action 1: Teacher Training
Action 1a: Teachers’ Seminar: A total of 17 20hours seminars are envisaged to take place in Athens and other cities selected, for at least 550 teachers and members of local community.
Action 1b: Teachers’ Workshop: A total of 34 4-8hours short workshops and/or keynotes are envisaged to take place in Athens and other selected regional cities, for at least 645 teachers and members of local community.
Action 2: School Intervention: Students’ interactive workshops and peer interventions/actions
Action 2a: The “it could be me – it could be you: School Interventions Network & Workshops”:
At least 30 schools are envisaged to take place in this School Network in Athens, Patras, Thessaloniki, Trikala and other cities. A total of one hudrend (100) such student workshops will be offered to at least 600 students of this Network.
Action 2b: “The Skliro Karydi students’ workshop”: At least 750 students of primary and/or lower secondary education will received this interactive workshop based on the ducational material "Skliro Karydi". At least 50 such interactive workshops are envisaged to take place in Athens and other selected regional cities.
Action 2c: “The Passages” game for students: At least 200 students of secondary education in Attica and other cities will take part in at least 14 such role-plays/games.
Action 3: Training for the members of the pool of trainers, animators and facilitators
Action 3a.Training on “Skliro Karydi” material: A total of 8 such training seminars are envisaged to take place in Athens and other selected regional cities for at least 22 teacher trainers, drama pedagogues and youth facilitators.
Action 3b.Training on “Passages” material: A total of 8 such training seminars are envisaged to take place in Athens and other selected regional cities for at least 49 trainers, drama pedagogues and youth facilitators.
Action 3c.Training on “Forum Theatre Play-Workshop” material: A total of 4 such training seminars are envisaged to take place in Athens and other selected regional cities for at least 20 teacher trainers, drama pedagogues and youth facilitators in order to be able to offer thisForum Theatre Play-Workshop in their local communities
Action 3d.Reflection & feedback training for the trainers & facilitators: At least 15 such seminars (12 local and 3 central) are envisaged to take place in Athens, Thessaloniki, Trikala, Patras and other cities for at least 60 trainers & facilitators.
Action 4: The “Theatre-in-Education (TiE) interactive Forum Theatre Play-Workshop”
Design and deliver a new original Forum Theatre Play and interactive Workshop developed by a specially recruited group of 5 drama pedagogues and artists. A number of at least 120 students from at least 6 schools and at least of 50 teachers and other members of local communities will take part in this Play-Workshop in 2016. Additionally, 3 more similar groups will be trained to be able to deliver the Play-Workshop in other cities.
Action 5: The “Monologues from across the Aegean sea” Workshops- Book-Events
Phase A) a series of workshops for youths (UASC), 11 to 17 years old, from Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries, living in “Guest Houses” in Athens and Patras.
Phase B) the writing and production of a book to include UASC’s personal writings/monologues.
Phase C) the dissemination of the book and the monologues to Greek schools and worldwide through the IDEA (International Drama/Theatre & Education Association) for students and teachers to trigger responses, performances, radio shows, discussions, new projects etc. A “Monologues from across the Sea Network” of schools, and/or artistic organisations will be set and handled via internet.
Phase D) the organisation of a specific “Monologues Day”
Management & Facilitation
The project is managed and facilitated by experienced trainers of the Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network in association with staff from UNHCR. During the School Action Days other youth facilitators are also involved
The Project and its educational material is approved by IEP (Institute of Educational Policy) & Ministry of Education Greece is accredited as an IDEA project (International Drama/Theatre and Education Association).
Project Coordinator: Nikos Govas
Project Management: Yanna Papadopoulou
Project Consultant: Nassia Choleva
North Greece Coordinator: Jenny Karaviti
Central Greece Coordinator: Christina Krithari
West Greece Coordinator: Giorgos Mpekiaris
"Monologues from acrosse Aegean Sea" Coordinator: Chara Tsoukala