Welcome to Enquiring Classroom Summer School 2018 Teachers, Enquiry, Philosophy, Art, Enjoyable Memories
In the context of the global refugee crisis and the rise of populism, violent extremism and debates about integration, there is growing interest within the European educational context in developing strategies to support teachers and students in engaging in difficult ethical conversations about identity, beliefs, democratic values, diversity, belonging and violence, in order to establish a firm foundation for inclusive and tolerant schools to...
The Summer School will support a community of practice, providing a forum for teachers to exchange ideas and practice within a structured framework.
Research suggests that it is important that children and young people be given the opportunity to discuss and critically examine these issues in safe contexts with trusted facilitators and teachers.
This website will act as a main hub of communication and for sharing and distributing preparatory material with the participants.
As a follow-up to the training course, the participants will be asked to make use of the activities they worked on during the summer school and share their work via the course's website and the TEC community of teachers.
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Meals are offered in a seated buffet in a reserved area for The Enquiring Classroom Summer School 2018 that you will be shown upon arrival (for lunches and dinners). In case you miss the opening hours, then one of the hotel’s restaurant/tavern can offer a selection of dishes (according to the full-board of the hotel).
A brochure will be distributed describing analytically all services and regulations of the hotel's all-inclusive policy, including free of charge sports, recreational activities, pool bar services and rates for activities or services that are not including in the free of charge services and activities (ex. scuba diving lessons etc. that are hosted in the hotel premises).
For any special requests or complaints we kindly advise you to contact directly the hotel reception. If any issue remains unresolved then do not hesitate to inform the school organizers. We will do our best to assist and upgrade your stay in the hotel.
Sun bathing and tanning may be beneficial for your health nevertheless extensive stay under direct sun light may cause skin burns and sunstroke. It is strongly recommended to wear head cap and protect the uncovered skin of your body with sunscreen lotion. Please note that after 14.00 p.m. until 17.00 pm you must take extra precautions once being outdoors (dressed lightly but covered drinking water and avoiding heavy lunches and extra alcoholic beverages). A sun burn soothing cream and a mosquito repellent spray can be found in the shops in the hotel premises or the airport and could be very helpful. The hotel's beach (Nea Makri Bay) is sandy, easy to walk and friendly for children. The waters are sparkling clear and pleasantly refreshing. There are a variety of swimming pools and places to relax in the hotel premises. It is advised to bring a light jacket or cardigan due to sea breeze at night long trousers and sneakers or loafers for safe sightseeing and walking outdoors. Before outdoors activities according to weather conditions and type of activity you will be re-notified about outfit and other requirements.
In case of any sudden illness or other problems that need immediate medical treatment please contact the hotel reception and the contact person (representing the organizers) in the hotel premises. We have arranged so that you will be treated according to the incident that has occurred efficiently.