On the second day, 16th May, project participants took part in the seminar ‘Exchange of Good Practices: Experience & Innovation’ (Work experience with children with special needs and orphanage children; children’s rights ). Both guests and project partners shared their working experience with disabled and displaced children. The head of City Education Department presented the educational system of Daugavpils and told about the inclusive education in the city.
Russian lyceum has created really close relations with orphanage houses, so, during the seminar the head teachers of orphanage houses “Priedite” and Naujene told about good practices of collaboration work with Russian lyceum. Also they shared the experience of working with Latvian and American host families. The head teacher from Naujene orphanage house gave some bits of advice how to work with teenagers with behavioural disorders. Another guest, the Child Rights Specialist from Daugavpils City Education Department, presented how the children’s rights are preserved in Daugavpils city and what activities are held to realise the European Convention on the Rights of the Child. In the second part of the seminar the project partners told about their good practises of working with children with disabilities and informed about activities that have been done in the frame of working with children’s rights. It was a home task for every participant.
In the afternoon we worked on the agenda for the next mobilities and evaluated the activities that were fulfilled by that time.