Closing conference of international project “Modernisation of multicultural education methods for pre-school level”

About 150 target group participants took part in the project closing conference held on 27th September 2016. They included kindergarten teachers and administrators, educational support specialists, parents community representatives, teacher trainers and students from universities and teacher training colleges, in-service teacher training centers  and teachers‘ associations. The conference presenters summarised the project implementation and presented its main product – „Multicultural Kindergartens. Good Practice Guide“ publication. The project experts spoke about the competences that kindergarten teachers need to work in a multicultural setting; they also discussed educational support to multilingual children. The project partners from Bergen presented their best practice, particularly in working with migrant children in Norwegian kindergartens. The representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science spoke about early multilingual and multicultural education and the challenges faced by Lithuanian teachers.
The project is being implemented with the support of EEA Grants. More information:
 http://vikc.lt/en/projects-58/international-projects--13216
The conference was covered in LRT programme „Lietuvos diena“. To hear the recording click here  ( from 42:07 min.)
Conference programme is here
Conference gallery is here
Publication „Multicultural Kindergartens. Good Practice Guide“ is available at https://issuu.com/vikc.lt/docs/gerosios_praktikos_vadovas