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15.11.2019 | AMONG RECOGNIZED WORLD SUCCESS STORIES

ATTENDIFY.com

 

When we took the risk and chose getting rid of paper programs despite of its convenience, we were worrying about whether our teachers would be able to quickly acquire a new tool and navigate in time.

What we are writing about is our interactive mobile application on Attendify.

It was created for the Fifth EdCamp Ukraine 2019 National (Un)conference. We are proud to present impressive statistics - over 147,000 activities during the July event! The rate of using the application has soared from 45 percent in 2018 to 85 percent in 2019 – this index and other ones have brought our event to the level of one of the activities of such powerful companies as Google and TED.

 

To read more in English follow the link.

 

13.11.2019 | Social, emotional and ethical: what kind of education do Ukrainian schoolchildren need?

OBJECTIV TV

 

The 20th-century teachers fought for students to learn a set of "right answers" for a successful career. But what to do now, when these answers cannot be learned, when people start to lose their competition with the latest technologies? The answer is provided by the SEE Learning program, which has been operating abroad for 20 years and is currently being piloted in Ukraine. Oleg Marushchenko, an expert on SEE-Learning of the EdCamp Ukraine PO, speaks about it.

 

12.11.2019 | FEAR SHOULD STOP PIERCING ALL RELATIONSHIPS IN EDUCATION, SAYS GANNA NOVOSAD

LB.UA

About launching the pilot SEE Learning program in Ukraine, about the fate of the NUS reform under the new government, and even some answers to the questions of a 9-grade student. An open interview with the minister of education and science at the link.

 

21.10.2019 | OLENA MASALITINA IN THE PROGRAM VIDZERKALENNIA

ATN

SEE Learning is a program aimed at the development of soft skills, for example, attention training, systems and creative thinking, compassion and an ability to work in a team. Olena Masalitina tells about some features of the program in her interview for ATN Kharkiv.

09.10.2019 | IN 26 SCHOOLS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM OF SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL AND ETHICAL LEARNING STARTED

CABINET OF MINISTERS OF UKRAINE

“A child at school needs an atmosphere of friendship. I know this from my own experience, because at my school it was not enough. We need to build teacher-child relationships not on fear and domination, but on partnership, awareness of our own and others' emotions. That is why we support the SEEL program, ”explained Anna Novosad. She added that if the pilot's results are positive, the MES plans to expand SEEL to more educational institutions. More via the link.

09.10.2019 | IN 26 SCHOOLS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM OF SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL AND ETHICAL LEARNING STARTED

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF UKRAINE

Ukraine launches a pilot project to implement a system of social-emotional and ethical learning (SEE Learning) in schools, which not only develops soft skills, but also needs to change the atmosphere in schools and the attitude of students to teachers, learning, to each other and to themselves. This was discussed during a press conference on the launch of the pilot, which took place October 7, 2019, with the participation of Minister of Education and Science Anna Novosad in Kharkiv. More via the link.

19.09.2019 | Empats and creators

DEN

“The SEE training is based on the education of three skills,” says Oleksandr Elkin, founder of the EdCamp Ukraine movement, adviser to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. - The first is awareness, a good understanding of oneself and an effort to understand the other person. The second is compassion, the ability to express empathy not only to relatives, but also to those who have different views than you: the ability to be tolerant. And the third skill is engagement, understanding that each and everyone can play a role in life processes, change the world for the better. ”

02.09.2019 | Entertaining pedagogy. How to make school interesting for children and their parents

FOKUS

"Interesting Pedagogy. How to Make School Interesting for Kids and Their Parents" is the title of an article in which our friend and college Halyna Kovalchuk collected interesting teacher interviews at the Fifth National (Un)conference!

10.08.2019 | How to finish school and stay healthy. Part II

LB.UA

This text deals with psychological health and sexual education and intimate relationships at an early age.

10.08.2019 | How to finish school and stay healthy. Part I

LB.UA

Some parents believe that the child goes to school relatively healthy, and is issued - with a "bouquet" of chronic diseases. In their view, the educational institutions are to blame. Disappointing or stale food in the dining room, prolonged sitting at the desk or exhausting physical education, harmful environment of "bad" teenagers ... The list of claims each mother and dad continue in their own way.
We talked to the experts of the biggest teacher event of the year - the EdCamp Ukraine 2019 educational conference in Kharkiv, on what the health of the child really depends on and how to preserve it. The first part deals with healthy and unhealthy food, sitting at the desk and physical culture.

05.08.2019 | My option is responsible parenting

UKRAINSKA PRAVDA (UKRAINIAN TRUTH)

"I am sure that bulling or domestic violence cannot be defeated, but they can and should be countered. It is good that the issue is being publicly discussed, including by the Ministry of Education and Science. Much was discussed this year at the (un)conference of the community of responsible teachers EdCamp Ukraine, where I talked about my parenting experience. I will tell it here too." Thank you very much for your friendship, Taras Topolia and the Antytila band!

31.07.2019 | The first year of NUS. Is Ukrainian school really new?

LB.UA

In May, the first academic year in which the New Ukrainian School began to work ended. At first glance, the reform only applies to students who went to school in 2018. However, it is deeper. Is this really so? What changes were made? And what awaits a new change on 1st on September? This was discussed at EdCamp Ukraine 2019 with the Minister of Education and Science, school principals, teachers and parents from different regions of Ukraine.

31.07.2019 | How white crows are changing the world: EdCamp Ukraine 2019 (un)conference

YEDINSTVENNAIA (THE ONLY ONE)

"While some people complain and dream of leaving the country, others invest their energy, time and skills in the future of Ukraine." Thanks to Yedinstvennaia for paying attention to the issues of education on your pages!

31.07.2019 | EdCamp Ukraine 2019: (un)conference for white crows

KOLESO ZHYTTIA (WHEEL OF LIFE)

Great and detailed material on the Fifth National (Un)conference from new information partners "Koleso Zhyttia" and its expert community!

24.07.2019 | Ukrainian schools will try the international SEE Learning program - what it teaches and what it's needed for

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

In September 25 Ukrainian schools will launch the SEE Learning - the Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning program developed by Emory University (Atlanta, USA) to educate children for attention, compassion and care, ethical engagement, as well as awareness of the large communities and systems in which we live. In Ukraine, SEEL was brought by the EdCamp Ukraine NGO. The Vice-Head of the organization Olena Masalitina told the New Ukrainian School why our country needs the program and how it will be piloted.

17.07.2019 | The large-scale educational festival EdCamp Ukraine took place in Kharkiv

ESPRESO.TV

Not only to teach a child, but also to grow a good person. In Kharkiv, a large-scale educational festival EdCamp Ukraine took place. iT gathered about a thousand teachers and experts from 20 countries around the world.

14.07.2019 | In Kharkiv, the EdCamp Ukraine forum brought together a thousand teachers from all over Ukraine

1+1

At one site, the forum gathered a thousand teachers from all over Ukraine and 250 experts from 20 countries of the world. For all 5 years this year's conference has become the largest. Foreign experts spoke about the things that would be useful in Ukrainian schools. Television leader Nataliia Moseichuk also joined the event and told what the modern teacher sees.

14.07.2019 | Cherishing the human: how was the Fifth National (Un)conference EdCamp Ukraine in Kharkiv-2019

VSEOSVITA

Three days of the (un)conference in one article from our information partners.

13.07.2019 | "If you start changing school food, people will become more conscious," - Yevgen Klopotenko

KHARKIV TODAY

What is the main message of the "New School Meals" initiative? In which schools does the program already work? Will there be a new school food in kindergartens? What gastronomic trends are now at the peak in the world and how successfully Ukraine adapts them? Why in Ukraine for so many years is keeping on land? How much does it cost to open a restaurant in Ukraine? Welcome to an extremely interesting interview with EdCamp Ukraine 2019!

13.07.2019 | What hinders the New Ukrainian School?

UA: KHARKIV

To teach - is it cool? How to make the profession of teacher fashionable among young people? Who is sabotaging school reform? What is "The Right to Education" and "Studying for Children: Books on Superheroes" and what is their purpose? Iryna Minkovska, vice chairman on partnership and communication of the public organization "EdCamp Ukraine", spoke about this and many other things in "Youth Hub" program.

10.07.2019 | Taras Topolia in the Viddzerkalennia (Review) program

ATN

"The EdCamp Ukraine and Osvitoria movements are the largest civic associations in Ukraine that are trying to defend education and science in the capitalist and cynical world." This is very cool! And when I'm invited to such events, I try to be close. " With all our heart, we thank Taras Topolia and the Antytila Group for two full days at the Fifth National (Un)conference, for the attention to the kids from Stanytsia Luhanska, for the thoughts voiced during the expert session - well, of course, for the extraordinary singing at the closing party! Interview in the framework of the Fifth National (Un)conference for School Teachers EdCamp Ukraine 2019.

10.07.2019 | Oleksandr Elkin in Komentari (Comments) program

Р1

Interview with Oleksandr Elkin, EdCamp movement in Ukraine inspirer, in the framework of the Fifth National (Un)conference for School Teachers EdCamp Ukraine 2019.

08.07.2019 | The Ukrainian teachers have set a record for supporting its profession - EdCamp Ukraine 2019

FOCUS

On the fixation of the national record, besides the actual record with connections from 25 regions of Ukraine, there was an action with flashlights from partners of our organization USAID_ВзаємоДія! - to draw attention both teachers, and the whole society to the problem of corruption in our country and its tolerance. Find out more in detailed material with great pictures from the EdCamp Ukraine information partner 2019.

08.07.2019 | School teachers from all over Ukraine came to Kharkiv

UKRAINA

Ukraina TV channel and Segodnya (Today) program presented a video of the Fifth National (Un)conference :) Who for various reasons were not with us, we invite you to watch now!

08.07.2019 | In the center of Kharkiv, teachers set a record for Ukraine

NEWSROOM

Thanks for the video from the second national record established by the community of responsible teachers in Kharkiv at the national (un)conference in EdCamp format!

05.07.2019 | Ukrainian TV stars have supported education reform and the largest educational forum EdCamp Ukraine

FOCUS

Ukrainian TV stars Yevgenii Klopotenko, Nataliia Moseychuk, Taras Topolya and Slava Frolova will become participants and members of EdCamp Ukraine 2019 - the largest in Ukraine and Eastern Europe educational event of the year.

12.06.2019 | EdCamp - the union of teachers of the future

KOLESO ZHYTTIA (THE WHEEL OF LIFE)

Most modern schools in the world do not meet the needs of the new generation, because now the forefront is not encyclopedic knowledge, but communication and critical thinking skills. Oleksandr Elkin, adviser to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Head of Board of the Public Organization "EdCamp Ukraine", told about how education is changing in Ukraine.

12.06.2019 | How EdCamp does teachers significant or Long tail effect

EDUCATOR

The Association for Teacher Training in Belarus published an interview with EdCamp Ukraine on our vision of adult education.

07.06.2019 | Five and one way how Sweden involves parents in school

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

All who dreamed about "parents form" - a form for fixing the abstract of the meeting of the child, parents and teacher - in Ukrainian - here you are! And at the same time you can learn about the features of the Swedish school in general :)

06.06.2019 | 25 Ukrainian schools are invited for a program of social, emotional and ethical education

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

25 Ukrainian schools are invited to take part in the pilot SEE Learning project - a program for social, emotional and ethical learning. It will be presented and a set of schools participating in SEE Learning will be announced at the V National (un)conference EdCamp Ukraine 2019. More via the link.

03.06.2019 | Logic Fights and Mantras of Wisdom: How Schools Work in Little Tibet

VOKRUH SVETA (AROUND THE WORLD)

What is Tibetan education based on, what is the Tibetan debate, whether boys and girls study together or if schools in Little Tibet are free - EdCamp Ukraine`s friend Geshe La Lobsang Soepa answered to questions of interest for a lot of people.

07.05.2019 | Educators call Zelenskyi for a conversation

TSN

The EdCamp Ukraine community of responsible teachers has invited the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Liliia Hrynevych, the newly elected President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi, profile public organizations and all stakeholders of education to discuss the future of Ukrainian education, in particular the reform of the New Ukrainian School.

02.05.2019 | Do not change the vector of the kid's life

BARABOOKA

BaraBuka and Tetiana Stus asked us about five facts that EdCamp Ukraine team is proud of, the experience gained by both us and participants of the (un)conferences over the years, about the main theme of this year's national (un)conference. See what we answered :)

20.04.2019 | Oleksandr Elkin on education as a religion of the future, capable of uniting people

TOGETHER. EVROPEISKYI PROSTIR

"We have a turbulent moment, but we must protect the value of the reform of the New Ukrainian School," - Oleksandr Elkin, the inspirer for EdCamp movement in Ukraine. Read in a new interview about the consortiumof educational NGOs, the "long tail" of EdMandry to Little Tibet and the secret of the success of the EdCamp movement in Ukraine.

17.04.2019 | Elections: 7 steps for peaceful political debates at schools

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

EdCamp Ukraine Peace Education Advisor Jakob Furst has prepared seven steps for the community of responsible teachers for peaceful political debates at schools. We invite you to try in the near future.

11.04.2019 | "Stereotype is a lie about reality", or 7 answers to questions about anti-discrimination expertise of school textbooks

LB.UA

Since 2017, anti-discrimination expertise of school textbooks has been operating in Ukraine. The Ministry of Education and Science in the past year prepared a special explanation to refute those myths that began to expand in the information space. We decided to continue this topic and, together with the experts, prepared our Q&A on anti-discrimination expertise of school textbooks.

27.03.2019 | So told the Dalai Lama. Why the Ukrainians went to Little Tibet and what revelations did the leader of Buddhism tell them

FOCUS

We invite you to learn about the methods of social, emotional and ethical learning (SEE Learning), the purpose of which is to raise the sympathy and other human values, ethical competence as a whole, about why Ukraine must win and features of life in Little Tibet.

21.03.2019 | Petitions, startups, lessons of dignity and anti-corruption: who and how change Ukrainian education

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

At the end of last year, teachers from all over Ukraine - 137 regional coordinators of regional (un)conferences during 4 years of the program "EdCamp in a Box" - gathered at the First National Summit in Odesa. Who and how change the Ukrainian education among the 20,000th community of responsible teachers - read in this unusual material.

19.03.2019 | Healing by Heart. What  the Dalai Lama taught Ukrainian educators. Part 2

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

The New Ukrainian School has questioned the participants of the first official group of educators from Ukraine to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV about the reasons for going to such a journey and their experiences and new knowledge.

18.03.2019 | Healing by Heart. What  the Dalai Lama taught Ukrainian educators. Part 1

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

The New Ukrainian School has questioned the participants of the first official group of educators from Ukraine to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the spiritual leader of Tibet His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV about the reasons for going to such a journey and their experiences and new knowledge.

10.03.2019 | The School Should Become a Community Center

NAKIPELO

An in-depth interview with Oleksandr Elkin about why raising the skills of secondary school education is a matter that is not resolved in any country, why it is important to conduct research in this area and where the guarantee that the voices of the pedagogical community will be heard.

28.02.2019 | "Fight for yourself, but with love in your heart." Tips of the Dalai Lama to the Ukrainians

UKRAIINSKA PRAVDA

February 9-17 within the program "EdMandry # 2. Small Tibet in India ", the EdCamp Ukraine team together with a group of educators conducted an expedition to study secular ethics and socio-emotional education, culminating in a half and an hour audience with the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dalai Lama XIV. What they could talk about - read in the article.

25.02.2019 | Professional Development: How and Where Ukrainian Teachers Should Grow?

OSVITORIIA.MEDIA

"Modern Ukrainian education lacks evidence-based decisions," says Oleksandr Elkin. Osvitoriya spoke to EdCamp movement in Ukraine inspirer about the pain points of Ukrainian educators and found out which ways to improve their skills are close to our teachers.

02.02.2019 | It's There - How Do Teachers Study

RADIO NOVOIE VREMIA

About the survey "Teach and Learn: How and Where Ukrainian Teachers Should Grow", on the Declaration on qualitative professional development and Petition, as well as on the new Provisions of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on the certification of educators and the reform of teachers professional development.

28.01.2019 | Professional Development: What Kind of Teacher Pain Sociological Survey Testifies

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

How do school educators improve their qualification? Do they like the system working with them for years? Or maybe they want to change it and have long been ready for innovation? Do they want to spend more time? Any more money? This is not only possible to find out from the final report on the results of the joint sociological study of EdCamp Ukraine NGO and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine "Teach and Learn: How and Where Schould Ukrainian Teachers Grow".

21.01.2019 | The Movement of Responsible Teachers

THE UKRAINIANS

About how the EdCamp movement started in Ukraine, why it is located in Kharkiv, what the conference format is, whether the teachers are ready for changes and how the members of the EdCamp Ukraine team have been studying - read in the interview for us on the The Ukrainians portal.

07.12.2018 | Oleksandr Elkin, EdCamp Ukraine: About E-portfolio and How Not to Turn Certification into Segregation of Teachers

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

The journalist spoke with Oleksadnr about the concept of certification: what electronic portfolio should look like, why it should be implemented, and why this proposal was included in the draft of the Regulation in the hybrid version.

04.12.2018 | EdCamp-Angels in Action: 3 Days of the I National Summit-challenge

VSEOSVITA

The team has spent three days full of interesting and useful events. A lot of locations, new acquaintances and creative ideas that you want to instantly realize - this inspired every participant and gave unforgettable emotions. Read the report of the 1 National EdCamp Summit in order to feel the atmosphere of the grand event and enjoy the pictures from every single day.

21.09.2018 | What Is Wrong with the Ukrainian Transliteration and Why Educators Should Know About It

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

What is the Ukrainian-Latin transliteration, how should we reproduce such "contradictory" letters as в, г, ґ, є, ж, ї, й, х, ц, ч, ш, щ, ь, ю, я and why the creation of a single transliteration standard is a matter of state security, said Communication and Partnership Manager EdCamp Ukraine movement Iryna Minjkovsjka.

20.09.2018 | An Exciting School: 21 advice from the Headteacher

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

In school-liceum #6 named after N. Yaremchuk in Ternopil, over thousand of pupils and 90 teachers. And there, besides their routine work they manage to make school days for pupils more interesting, and teachers’ job more pleasant. The advice how to make studying more various were given by a very famous headteacher Oleksandr Ostapchuk at mini-EdCamp in Kryvyi Rih. Viktoriia Topol recorded them J

15.09.2018 | The Living Library: People Who Have Become Books

LB.UA

Everyone is a ‘book’ of the Living Library. Everyone has an interesting and complicated life story and is ready to answer questions. ‘Readers’ of the library do not know anything about them and choose only under the conventional designations: ‘Jew’, ‘novel’, ‘gay’, ‘IDP entrepreneur’, etc. More about Living Library at EdCamp Ukraine 2018 is via the link.

08.09.2018 | Digital Technologies Are Coming To The Ukrainian School

LB.UA

"We start developing digital education in Ukraine – we are creating a national educational platform and e-textbooks, but we need help. In particular, we are inviting programmers and business representatives to work together," said Liliya Hrynevych. So, the experts of EdCamp Ukraine 2018 also shared their experience, discussed and taught hundreds of Ukrainian teachers to use the state-of-the-art gadgets and technologies.

02.09.2018 | Citizens of the Future. How Schools Work in Singapore

FOCUS

In the last five years, Singapore has firmly occupied top positions in leading world educational systems. Focus learned how the Singaporeans have achieved such impressive results and what is their formula for quality education.

02.09.2018 | The Reverse Side of the Profession. What Do Ukrainian Teachers Want?

FOCUS

Focus revealed that the Ukrainian teachers are most concerned about how the educational process is being changed on the eve of the promised reform of the Ministry of Education in secondary schools and how schoolchildren can gain knowledge without resorting to cramming.

28.08.2018 | Special Project for the 4th National (Un)conference for School Teachers Edcamp Ukraine 2018

NAKIPELO

The media project has gathered 20 interviews with guests of the national event, including representatives of the teaching, expert circles and authorities.

27.08.2018 | Collaborative Training. 32 Strategies for Co-Operation in the Classroom

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

Co-operative learning is based on the so-called ‘positive interdependence’, when success is possible only under condition of interaction with each other. This publication – a remarkable illustration of the edcamp’s effect of the ‘long tail’ – appeared after observing this educational approach in the schools of Singapore, which took place during Oleksandr Elkin’s training in July 2018 during the government program for leaders in education from 23 countries.

27.08.2018 | Rural And Sad. How to Make Ukrainian Literature Interesting for Schoolchildren?

LB.UA

During EdCamp Ukraine 2018, the teachers, even from ‘advanced’ schools, admitted that performing a program and preparing children for the final assessment test they often do not have time to instill children's love of reading, or to discover true – not ‘kalynova’ – Ukraine. Therefore, schoolleavers’ impression of the country is often almost iconic, like that portrait of Shevchenko wearing a fur hat on the wall in almost every country's literature classroom. What should be done to ensure that adolescents leaving school also have a holistic picture of the world as well as an adequate perception of their country, and be willing to engage in its public life?

17.08.2018 | "A Poor Teacher is A Dependent Person"

THE DAY

Where in the world the teacher's profession is the most respected? How much do teachers earn abroad and in Ukraine? How are future teachers trained and supported in school in the early years? How do Ukrainian teachers earn money out of school and how much should be the remuneration for teaching work? About the experience of Ukraine, the USA, Germany, Israel, Georgia and Finland is in our conversation with the Ukrainian and foreign teachers at the Fourth National (Un)conference EdCamp Ukraine 2018.

16.08.2018 | Sex, God, Death, War ... – How To Talk With Children About Complex Things

UKRAINSKA PRAVDA

‘Who is the God? Why is the war going? Where did I come from?’ are normal children's questions that force adults to invent fables or to flee from the answer. How to talk with children about complicated and tabooed topics we interviewed people who work both with children and adults.

16.08.2018 | Five Myths about Optimizing the School Network and What to Do with Them

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

"No school, no village", "Do not close the school – the children will be there", The similar things can be heard in the communities when it comes to optimizing the school network. During the EdCamp (Un)conference in Kharkiv, the U-LEAD Europe Education Policy Counselor Iryna Kogut disassembled the main myths around this issue.

11.08.2018 | The Minister and Education Pains. As Liliya Hrynevych answered the questions of the teachers

FOCUS

Since the claim of independence in Ukraine, the most comprehensive reform of secondary education, which changes the basic settings of the school, starts in the upcoming school year. Before this event, representatives of the education sector have been preparing for several years and have faced many problems for example, the need for teachers’ retraining, and the reluctance to get rid of the Soviet traditions of the school, as well as chronic underfunding of the educational sector. You can read about the ways of resolving these issues is in the article at the link.

09.08.2018 | Parents and Teachers: How to Solve Conflicts and Collaborate for the Sake of Children

UKRAINSKA PRAVDA

How does the partnership's pedagogy help solve difficult situations in order not to harm the child? Can conflicts be prevented and why are they hardly present in developed educational systems (say, in the Finnish one)? It was possible to talk about this with teachers, directors, psychologists, mediators and parents during the fourth national (un)conference of the Ukrainian teachers EdCamp Ukraine 2018.

09.08.2018 | Altrnative schools: should they be in Ukraine?

LB.UA

At one Israeli school, its director Yaacov Hecht was punished by the students for violating school rules. Many of us in childhood dreamed about such an opportunity. Now Hekht, an adviser to the six Israeli education ministers, is leading a network of Israeli democratic schools and sharing experiences with colleagues from all over the world. In July, he and many other experts from a dozen other countries, came to Kharkiv at EdCamp Ukraine 2018 to tell Ukrainian teachers how students can teach each other, learn what they like and take part in school management.

08.08.2018 | 10 Impressive Facts about Education in Singapore

OSVITORIA.MEDIA

The inspirer for the EdCamp movement, the advisor to the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Oleksandr Elkin, was an internship under the Leaders in Education program in Singapore and told Osvitoria what made the local education so unique and interesting for research.

31.07.2018 | Your Morning: A New Ukrainian School for First-Graders

UA: KHARKIV

From tomorrow, first-graders of the country will begin to study according to the standards of the New Ukrainian School (NUS). How will the learning process change? In the ‘Your morning’ studio we talked about this with Olena Masalitina, a program director for EdCamp in Ukraine.

17.07.2018 | To Study in the Shelter Zone: An Interview with the Principal of the School Located near the Delimitation Line

4MAMA

Olena Fostyk is the headteacher of a small school in a small village near the once lively road to Donetsk. Now the route is empty, but the school has been living an active life ... more active than you expect from the ‘gray and shelter zone’. More about this is in the article by Oksana Shevchenko.

15.07.2018 | Children's Media Project to the Fourth National (Un)conference for School Teachers EdCamp Ukraine 2018

MEDI@NNA

The children-journalists have collected more than 40 interviews with the experts and teachers at the national event.

12.07.2018 | Educators for Educators: Innovations to Achieve the Goals of Sustainable Development in Ukraine

MEDIUM​

Teachers play an important role in achieving the Sustainable Development Agenda by 2030. More than 1,000 teachers from Ukraine and abroad gathered in Kharkiv on July 2-3, 2018, to discuss how teaching can enhance transparency and integrity. More is in the article from the United Nations Development Program in Ukraine.

10.07.2018 | In the Center, There is a Child, Not a Curriculum – An Interview With the German Innovator of Education

4MAMA

In Ukraine, the book by Margret Rasfeld and Stephan Breidenbach Schulen im Aufbruch – Eine Anstiftung («Школа на старті. Мотивація до дії») is about to appear in bookstores. Its first copies were purchased by participants of the Fourth National (Un)conference of EdCamp Ukraine. 4Mama was given the opportunity to publish an interview with Margret, which was made by the German commission of UNESCO, and Roman Chorniuk translated it into Ukrainian.

10.07.2018 | "If There are Such Teachers,Tthen This Means That Changes in the School are Irreversible," Liliya Hrynevych

R1

"This is a really valuable event, and I appreciate its happening in Kharkiv. This initiative group is headed by Oleksandr Elkin, and I am very grateful to those people who are doing their job with enormous enthusiasm. Teachers are rather sceptical of what they are ‘taught’ from above. With much greater inspiration, they relate to the experience they receive from passionarians who have already done so. Therefore, we encourage organizing EdCamps everywhere", told the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine about EdCamp Ukraine 2018. More is via the link.

10.07.2018 | EdCamp: Why and What Teachers Should Go to the (Un)conference

OSVITORIA.MEDIA

The organizer of the Global Teacher Prize Ukraine Award, the project manager of the PC Osvitoria Olenka Severenchuk and the teacher of the Ukrainian language and literature of the Novopechersk school Ihor Khvorostyanyi tell us how the national event was held this time.

06.07.2018 | The Country of the Best Schools

SIMON

It exists, and this country is Finland. About the reason why the Finnish school system has become the most effective in the world, as well as how we are going to implement the Finnish experience in the Ukrainian schools, as told by the guests of the program Actually – a PR and partnership manager of the EdCamp Ukraine NGO Iryna Minjkovsjka and the regional director of Finnish educational company Lumo Education Dmytro Naumenko.

03.07.2018 | "THE PROCESS OF STUDYING IS A JOINT CREATIVITY OF A TEACHER AND A PUPIL," LILIYA HRYNEVYCH

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF UKRAINE

The Fourth National (Un)conference of the Independent Teaching Community EdCamp Ukraine invited the 10th-grade pupils on purpose to help teachers improve their classroom teaching in an open lesson format. Liliya Hrynevych thanked the pulils who came to help teachers improve their lessons.

03.07.2018 | Teachers Set a National Record in Kharkiv During EdCamp Ukraine 2018

GOVERNMENT PORTAL OF UKRAINE

600 educators gathered at the Constitution Square in Kharkiv on July 2, in order to declare together the following: Ukrainian teachers stand for the school as a safe place for a child. The educators’ flash mob is recorded in the National Book of Records of Ukraine.

03.07.2018 | Edcamp Ukraine 2018: Teachers Set a National Record in Kharkiv

RBK-UKRAINA

One of the best stories about the national record set by the participants of EdCamp Ukraine 2018 on the largest square in Kharkiv!

03.07.2018 | The School Of Future. Kharkiv Launched The Largest Educational Conference

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Kharkiv launched the largest educational conference: educators from different parts of the country are discussing how to make the New Ukrainian school really interesting for schoolchildren. And Nataliia Moseichuk is looking for -like-minded people among the teachers who would like to join the school project at hospitals.

03.07.2018 | 568 Teachers Made Five Symbolic Figures in Kharkiv

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568 teachers in Kharkiv at EdCamp Ukraine in 2018 made five figures that symbolize a safe space for children. The heart stands for love, the sign of 50 in the circle – the speed limit on the road, the sign of equality – non-discrimination, the sun – the partnership pedagogy, and the letters NUS(h) – the abbreviation for the New Ukrainian school.

03.07.2018 | Inclusive Education

UA PERSHYI

The participants of the EdCamp Ukraine 2018 spoke about the foreign experience of the inclusive education system and the process of deinstitutionalisation in Ukrainian education Marina Krisov, a pedagogical consultant on informal and inclusive education from Israel, and Volodymyr Bryskin, a specialist in education issues at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

03.07.2018 | Thousands of Teachers Came to Kharkiv to Exchange Their Experience

CHANNEL 5

About a thousand teachers from Ukraine and 16 countries came to Kharkiv to share their own experience and findings in teaching methods. The format of the event does not include compulsory speakers and provides space for creativity. More is at via the link.

02.07.2018 | Edcamp Ukraine (Un)conference Started in Kharkiv

OBJECTIVE

One of the best video materials about the Fourth National (Un)conference for School Teachers EdCamp 2018!

02.07.2018 | News. UA: Kharkiv!

UA PERSHYI

About Open Lessons on Corruption and Counteraction on EdCamp Ukraine 2018 (time code 1:50).

02.07.2018 | LILIYA HRYNEVYCH HAS REQUESTED TEACHERS ABOUT THREE THINGS FOR HELPING THE NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL REFORM

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF UKRAINE

To believe, not give up, be partners without trying to control the whole world around us were the things that the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych asked the teachers during the grand opening of the Fourth National (Un)conference for the Independent Teachers' Community EdCamp Ukraine on July 2, 2018.

02.07.2018 | The Edcamp Ukraine Educational Forum Participants Will Hold a Flashmob Devoted to Child Safety in the Centre of Kharkiv at the Place of the Fatal Accident

INTERFAX-UKRAINE

On Monday evening, the EdCamp Ukraine educational forum participants will hold a flashmob devoted to child safety site in Kharkiv at the place the fatal accident.

02.07.2018 | School Without Discrimination

SIMON ​

What kind of bizarre veiled forms are taken by discrimination in school education, what was revealed by the anti-discriminatory examination of school textbooks, and how important to the children are the things transmitted by a teacher consciously (or unconsciously) are the ‘inconvenient’ issues told us by Anastasiia Melnychenko, the initiator of the loud project #ЯНеБоюсьСказати (#metoo) and coordinator of the course "The Non-Discriminatory Approach in Education/Training”.

02.07.2018 | "We Have All Conditions for the Implementation of the New Ukrainian School Concept," said Yuliia Svitlychna

KHARKIV REGIONAL STATE ADMINISTRATION

The most comprehensive reform of secondary education in Ukraine, which changes the basic settings of the school, starts in the new academic year. The education sector employees and participants have been preparing for this event for several years and have faced many problems, for example, the need for retraining, the reluctance to get rid of the Soviet school traditions, and chronic underfunding of the educational sector. How they are planning to resolve these issues is in the article at the link.

02.07.2018 | Teachers Exchange Ideas and Set up National Record in Kharkiv

KHARKIV OBSERVER

A short but interesting piece of material telling about the Fourth National (Un)conference for Teachers EdCamp Ukraine 2018 in English!

02.07.2018 | RELIGION OF RESPECT FROM ETAN BORITZER

READ.ME

One of the guests of EdCamp Ukraine 2018 was Etan Boritzer from the USA, the author of the world's bestsellers for children who shared his knowledge on how to use books to talk with a child about such complex things as love, friendship and death. The conversation was very sincere and frank.

02.07.2018 | About a Thousand Kharkiv Teachers Set a Record for Ukraine

UKRAINE

Who, what, where, when and why? Everything you wanted to know about the national record that teachers set up in Kharkiv on July 2 during the Fourth National (Un)conference EdCamp Ukraine 2018.

16.06.2018 | Several not obvious thoughts about inclusive education

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

"Inclusive education should cover all children,and not only children with special educational needs," says Inna Lutsenko, a research worker for the Institute of Special Education. During the mini-EdCamp in Slavutych, she told about the inclusive philosophy, as well as how to convince parents who object to the inclusive class.

25.05.2018 | How Teenagers Can Create a GoF Project: advice and cases

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

The article created at the regional EdCamp(un)conference in Poltava, by the teams of the Laboratory of Educational Change / Education Transformation Lab and Center for Innovative Education "Pro.Svit". The Rollerdrome Berezivka, Robocod 10 +, TV Lab, "AgroSmart" are all the projects created by Ukrainian school pupils. About how to encourage children to create their own projects, how to help them and raise funds you may read in the new article from the New Ukrainian School.

25.04.2018 | How Teachers and Parents Can Collaborate. The Facilitation Method

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

Find out in the article by Victoria Topol and the portal of the New Ukrainian School about 8 steps how to organize an effective and comfortable teacher-parent collaboration. The material was created on the regional event in Rokosovo. Thank you Halyna Tovadchych for the invitation of wonderful speakers, and Zoya Zinovjeva for a unique expert consultation!

18.04.2018 | How One Institute of Pedagogical Professional Development and Teaching Methods Office are Trying to Change the Professional Development Pattern

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

"The Teaching Methods office should change its role for the teacher. It should cease to control teachers, and instead provide methodological support and help qualitatively improve the qualification, "said Oksana Annikova, director of the scientific and methodological center in Oleksandriia (Kropyvnytskyi region). We invite you to read the article written by Viktoriia Topol according to the results of the regional (un)conference in Oleksandria.

06.04.2018 | How the Pilot School in Reshetylivka works

NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

As you know, Viktoria Topol and the New Ukrainian School portal are following each regional event in the format of EdCamp. We had already articles about the events in Shostka, Chernigiv and Trudoliub, and now we can introduce you to the material about Reshetylivka. The morning circle, a model program, lepbooks and teachers who are always near the child are the things from the pilot school. The extraordinary interviews with the practitioners and schoolchildren about the primary school "in a new way"are on the link!

06.04.2018 | What Education is in Finland or Common Sense
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

This is an extremely useful article for everyone who dreams of a Finnish school but has never been to this northern country. The article consists of life hacks about walls and floors, the teachers’ room and toilets, cabinets and bells, books, garbage and the canteen, and much more. Read the interview with EdMandry to Finland member Valentyna Fedoryaka recorded by Viktoriia Topol during the regional (un)conference.

26.03.2018 | Finns near Poltava. How Scandinavian teachers gave lessons at the village school
FOCUS

Read Dima’s story, a school pupil of Trudoliub school, and about the influence of reflexes on daily school activities in the article by Halyna Kovalchuk!

22.03.2018 | How the Finns changed the school in the village in Poltava region for 7 days
UKRAINSKA PRAVDA 

Another cool article about the Ukrainian-Finnish experiment "To Change for 7 Days" at Trudoliub school. Some quotations have not been included, so we present them here: "Perhaps we ourselves did not fight for our progress -  we got a tutorial, we were taught and we have been working according to it." (Tetyana Sheliug). "I have 38 years experience. Someone says that this is a guarantee of professionalism. But now this experience and knowledge began to hinder" (Halyna Onopriienko).

22.03.2018 | THE LEADER WITHOUT A TITLE: how the teacher's dream came true, and the Finns came to the village school
THE UKRAINIANS

"I really need a school of happiness in Trudoliub. I need it here. I want to do something useful for it ... Well ... as a leader without a title. I do not need a title. I want my grandchildren to say:"Our grandfather died for Ukraine and our grandmother travelled around the world, spoke English and changed her school after his death." And we will not say anything else – read it yourself.

12.03.2018 | Kaisu Helminen and Esa Sinivuori about the Finnish school
IDEALIST.MEDIA

Did you know that not only NOKIA phones were "born" in a small northern country - the country, educational experts from which came to Ukraine to share their experience? And Angry Birds is a game known all over the world? And the world's largest cruise liners for the Caribbean and the world's largest icebreakers? And a small private company Ponsse that has already won the market of northern Europe as a manufacturer of logging equipment? About different things - and not educational :) – that you definitely did not know about Finland.

10.03.2018 | Partnership and Child Centering – Finnish experts helped teachers from the Poltava region to transform their school
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF UKRAINE 

The official website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine has published a post-release on the first Finnish-Ukrainian experiment to transform the school called To Change for 7 Days.

10.03.2018 | How the Finnish model of education was implemented in the Ukrainian rural school
OSVITORIA MEDIA

"They came not to teach, but to help in a different way use those valuable things that there have already been in our school." Valentyna Fedoriaka told about all the Finnish things that a small village school in Trudoliub had done before the arrival of Finnish experts from Lumo Education Ltd.

10.03.2018 | Co-teaching. What is it and why?
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

They wanted to co-learn, but did not know how and where to start? To your attention is an extremely important text from EdCamp Ukraine, Lumo Education Ltd., the portal of the New Ukrainian School and Nadiya Shvadchak!

09.03.2018 | Valentyna Fedoriaka about the implementation of the Finnish education experience in the Ukrainian school
IDEALIST.MEDIA

Why did the Trudoliubivska School win the 7-Day to Change experiment? How was the co-teaching and assessment training of the Ukrainian teachers? What are the plans of the administration and school teachers now? See an interview with Valentyna Fedoriaka - a teacher of mathematics and physics, a person who had applied for the participation and lit the whole school with the idea of reforming in a Finnish way.

01.03.2018 | "My Dream is Here": How The Finnish Teachers Came to The Ukrainian Village School
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

The Ukrainian-Finnish experiment "To Change for 7 days" from the inside! About open lessons, self-assessment, the importance of stubbornly pursuing their goal, co-teaching, the need for questions and the child as the center of the universe. We thank the portal New Ukrainian School and Nadiya Shvadchak for trying to show the depth of the process. We really liked it. And you?

25.02.2018 | In the Village School in Poltava Region, the Finnish System of Education is Being Implemented
HROMADSKE RADIO

We answered the most frequently asked questions about the Ukrainian-Finnish experiment "To Change for 7 Days". What did Trudoliub secondary school do to win the competition? Has the school really changed and what are these changes? What is co-teaching? How to implement the Finnish methods into Ukrainian programs?

17.02.2018 | How to raise money for education and build partner relations
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

How does team unity affect the financial position of the organization? What is to focus on: ideas or resources? What is a preliminary contact and why is it so important to work with partners? Remember that "running a large-scale project does not always require an office, and the lack of resources should not be a reason to stop."

04.02.2018 | Inspirational advanced training. 23 techniques that we can use even tomorrow
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

Choose one of 23 advanced training techniques from EdCamp Ukraine depending on the level of complexity, the time you can spend on your professional growth, size and motivation of the team, the format of the aids, and even the weather!

31.01.2018 | One Document for the Whole School. How the Finns Bet on Children
UKRAINSKA PRAVDA

The second part of the most detailed material about the educational expedition of EdCamp Ukraine to Finland - about the teacher’s autonomy, the assistance of service centers administration and the phenomenon as the basis of social constructivism.

25.01.2018 | Global Dignity Day 2017. The Most Massive in Europe
OSNOVA

The curators of the Global Dignity Day in Ukrainian schools in 2017 shared practical recommendations and highlights of their events, as well as explained why this event "needs to be lived with the heart".

25.01.2018 | "To Change For 7 Days": Till February 2, Ukrainian Schools Can Compete and Invite Finnish Educational Experts to Their Institution
CABINET OF MINISTERS OF UKRAINE 

About the program and partners of the program "To Change for 7 days" is on the official website of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

18.01.2018 | It Smells Finland. What Ukrainian Teachers Can be Taught in the Coolest Schools in the World
UKRAINSKA PRAVDA 

The first part of the detailed and in-depth analysis of the Finnish system of education by Ukrainian educators and the EdMandry team from EdCamp Ukraine. Thank you Nadiia Bolekhovska and Valentyna Fedoriaka for frank comments.

11.01.2018 | Salmon Soup and Prestigious Vocational Schools. 7 facts about Finnish Education
FOCUS

This article is not only about salmon soup, but about the formation of evaluation, the single national Wilma electronic system and the absence of "dead ends" in the Finnish education system.

11.01.2018 | Editorial Outcomes-2017: Interviews on Socially Important Projects
BLOG.IMENA.UA

Read here why the interview with the EdCamp Ukraine team was one of the best stories of the portal for 2017.

11.01.2018 | Education as a national idea. The best projects that formed it in 2017
MEDIA SAPIENS

Recognizing the EdCamp Ukraine movement at the state level, identifying the community as the most influential catalyst of changes among teachers suggests that we and you are moving in the right direction.

11.01.2018 | Is My Mother Still Washing the Window Frame?
DEUTSCHE WELLE

About the experience of anti-discriminatory examination of such educational content as textbooks, programs and regulatory documents that EdCamp Ukraine has implemented for the past three years together with the Gender Information and Analytical Center "KRONA".

08.01.2018 | About the Education System in Finland (part 2)
IDEALIST. MEDIA

Finland has a history similar to Ukraine, and we have a lot of challenges similar to the Finns’. About the Finnish experience of reforming the education system, how it started, and how the Ukrainian school teachers studied Finnish schools is in Oleksandr Elkin’ story.

29.12.2017 | About the Education System in Finland (Part 1)
IDEALIST. MEDIA

Finland has a history similar to Ukraine, and we have a lot of challenges similar to the Finns’. About the Finnish experience of reforming the education system, how it started, and how the Ukrainian school teachers studied Finnish schools is in Oleksandr Elkin’ story.

22.12.2017 |  Actually
OBJECTIV TV

A little more about the Finnish teacher as a key player in the educational field, the difference between cultures and the peculiarities of educational reform in Finland. Watch the second EdMandry video of EdCamp Ukraine in Finland! :)

18.12.2017 | Your Morning
OTB

About White Crow, Finland, Estonia and not only! PR and partnership manager Iryna Minkovska told Kharkiv residents about the difference between EdMandry and educational tourism, the topic of the embassies of the Finnish system of education in Ukraine ... about who paid for the 20 Ukrainian educators getting into this program :)

27.11.2017 | #книгоНУШ. Educational communities have the opportunity to receive a set of 36 books for their own development
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

The EdCamp Ukraine team, together with the International Institute for Integrated Development, invites Ukrainian teachers to establish 10 book change laboratories in their schools and regional education communities.

23.11.2017 | THE ART OF SELF-IMPROVEMENT. How to motivate those who continue to work inertia?
SCHOOL WORLD

Oleksandr Elkin and Iryna Minkovska spoke about the principles of effective and non-discriminatory teacher training, the pedagogy of the sun and the value bases of the profession wit the journalist of one of the most famous pedagogical editions of the country.

16.11.2017 | School Teacher = Entrepreneur. Is it possible in Ukraine?
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

Read why Ukrainian school teachers have all the chances of becoming successful entrepreneurs and about one of the major issues of the Fourth National (Un)conference EdCamp Ukraine 2018 in the publication of our incredible PR and partnership manager Iryna Minkovska.

02.11.2017 | How EdCamp makes teachers Important, or Long Tail Effect
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

"Killed a slave in myself", "got a second professional breathing", "the children began to listen to me more attentively." Who is it about? About the White Crow - about us and you, about everyone who works every day to change the Ukrainian education for the better. How does EdCamp Ukraine work, with what has everything started and what plans are coming to be realized (which are constantly updated - be careful too!)

19.10.2017 | #growth ingredients: EdCamp Ukraine
BIG IDEA

Guess who this is about: "My first education was economic cybernetics, parents insisted on it. After graduation I worked in Cyprus as a financial advisor, but returned to Ukraine at the heart's call, despite career perspectives abroad"? Check how well you know EdCamp Ukraine team and its work!

14.10.2017 | Center of attraction. New Orleans schools, teacher training and educational startups
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

Did you know that in 2005, after Katrina's hurricane (the most devastating in US history), 80% of New Orleans was under water, 2,000 were killed, thousands lost their homes, and the city suffered a loss of 108 billion dollars? BUT! After the tragedy, the coolest startups, social entrepreneurs and activists from all over America came to the city. During 10 years they managed to make huge changes in regional education. Which? Read in the article of PR and partnership EdCamp Ukraine manager Iryna Minkovska!

02.10.2017 | "Measurements": Is it easy to be an ideal teacher?
ERA MEDIA

Oleksandr Elkin on whether the ideal teacher and happy teacher are the same person.

26.09.2017 | Teach the teacher. Few ideas from from the educational cluster at the Publisher Forum
NEW UKRAINIAN SCHOOL

Interesting facts about EdCamp in a Box. 3.0 program, successful educational practices, teacher's financial motivation and respect for the profession in cities and villages, raising the skills of participants in the educational cluster at the 24th Publisher Forum.

19.09.2017 | Oleksandr Elkin about the Global Teacher Prize Ukraine Final on the Voice of the Capital radio
VOICE OF THE CAPITAL

About the goal of Global Teacher Prize Ukraine - a strategic and tactical, hidden prize for finalists, the diversity of the top 20 and the inspirational atmosphere in Odesa, as well as about the opportunities for professional growth and three progressive norms of the new system of professional training in the law "On Education".

23.08.2017 | The EdCamp Movement in Ukraine - How to Train Responsible Teachers for the New School
BLOG.IMENA.UA

About the cooperation between the NGO and the state sector in teacher training, how to bridge the gap between the needs of the market and school, about Finland and foreign experience, about the possibilities to get involved in school reform support - in EDCAMP UKRAINE INTERVIEW at BLOG.IMENA.UA.