Democracy Workshop -The First Sessions- Czech Republic

Democracy Workshop -The First Sessions- Czech Republic

Democracy Workshop (Blog)
As I wrote in the first ever post 'Introducing the Workshop'. As part of my European Voluntary Service "mini-project" the first Democracy Workshop took place at a grammar school on the 8th of June in the Czech Republic. The aim was to teach Czech students more about a specific form of democracy (participatory democracy) and to demonstrate to them all of the different ways this is manifest and are important in democratic society. I put forward the point in the previous post that the aim of this workshop was: "To provide a space for inspiration, conversation and debate on the many different forms of organisation and self-empowerment that are fundamental parts of democratic society." A beginner's lesson on participatory democracy happened to be the best method of teaching these ideas.…
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Introducing the Workshop

Introducing the Workshop

Democracy Workshop (Blog)
As of January this year, I have been volunteering through the European Voluntary Service scheme for an adult education, language school and youth organisation¬†organisation in the Czech Republic. During this scheme I have the opportunity to organise my own mini-project. Therefore, I have taken this opportunity to start a project that I can start as a mini-project but take much further in the long term. This will be the first of hopefully many workshops in the future. The aim is to provide a space for inspiration, conversation and debate on the many different forms of organisation and self-empowerment that are fundamental parts of democratic society. The first of the series of workshops is going to be catered towards Czech students; basically students that don't have English as their first language.…
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