An awareness raising project, targeting the educational community at large, on refugees
and human rights using experiential learning, theatre and educational drama techniques. 


“it could be me – it could be you” is an awareness raising project, targeting the educational community at large, on refugees and human rights using experiential learning, theatre and educational drama techniques.

The project is organised and implemented in Greece since 2015 by the Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in association with and the support of UNHCR Greece (UN Agency for Refugees)

The project and its educational material is approved by the Greek Institute of Educational Policy & the Greek Ministry of Education and is accredited by IDEA-International Drama/Theatre & Education Association and approved as an "IDEA Land and Home" project

It primarily addresses members of the educational community, namely teachers and students of primary and secondary education, education officials, parents as well as youth trainers and local community members that are interested in the human rights movement.

Priority is given to the members of the Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr).

All offered actions are free of charge and are immplemmented by trained and authorised drama pedagogues and facilitators of the project

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Discrimination and racist attitudes in the school environment: useful tools to approach and handle them

Discrimination and racist attitudes in the school environment: useful tools to approach and handle them

Ag. Ioannis Piliou, 27/8/2019, Complementary workshop, George Moschos, Olga Orfanidou

Event date: 8/26/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Export event

Theatre Summer Camp “Pelion Greece 2019”

Agios Ioannis Pelion Greece, 25-31 August 2019

Complementary Workshop

Discrimination and racist attitudes in the school environment: useful tools to
approach and handle them

George Moschos, jurist, Olga Orfanidou, teacher
language: Greek


The seminar will combine theoretical and practical approach to the following issues:

a) The occurrence and countering of racist attitudes and behaviours in school
b) Shielding school from such phenomena, by emphasizing on school regulations and the operation of students’ assemblies.

In the theoretical part, reference will be made to theory and legislation on discrimination and racism. In the practical part, theater techniques will be utilized and simulation exercises will be conducted on the manifestation, the handling as well as the prevention of racist attitudes in the school environment.

This workshop is part of the "It could be me - It could be you" project orgaised by TEnet-Gr in collaboration with UNHCR Greece

George Moschos studied law in Athens and criminology (M. Phil) in London. He has been trained through seminars in self-awareness, adult education, organization of youth clubs and drama for children. He has been working, animating and supporting children and adolescents threatened by social exclusion, defending youth rights and training professionals and volunteers in his fields of expertise. He was appointed as the first Children’s Ombudsman in Greece (Deputy Ombudsman for Children’s Rights) and served in this position until January 2018. As part of his mission, he visited many schools and institutions throughout Greece, he met and discussed with thousands of children and with professionals working with them, supporting the systematic listening of children's views and defending their rights. He has been coordinating drama workshops for children since 1985. He is a member of the Hellenic Theatre
/ Drama in Education Network and one of the founding members of Initiative for Article 12 UNCRC (InArt.12), an association aiming to strengthen and disseminate the right of children to freely express their views. He is a certified trainer of the National Center for Public Administration and Local Government.

Olga Orfanidou has studied Political Science, School of Education, Social Anthropology and Theater. She holds a Master degree in Gender Studies and New Technologies in Education. She has attended and participated in many experiential seminars, workshops, conferences and working groups. She is a member of the Hellenic Theater/Drama Education Network and a founding member of "Initiative for Article 12" UNCRC (InArt 12). As a teacher, she has worked in Primary and Secondary Education, General and Vocational High schools, at Second Chance School, as a Refugee Education Coordinator as well as in the therapeutic community of KETHEA Exodos. During her career, she has designed and carried out many projects on health education and arts and has coordinated multilateral school partnership within the framework of the European Comenius program. Her educational and research interests focus on the primary prevention of addiction and violence, as well as the role of education in fighting social exclusion.


Organised by the Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr)

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