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Upcoming Events / Recent Developments
October 2002, Russian Teachers and Professors Visit Canada
  16 Russian educators will travel to Canada on October 17 for a 10 day visit to work with the Canadian Spirit of Democracy Team and meet with Canadian teachers and students in schools throughout New Brunswick. The visitors will have the opportunity to tour areas of ...
August 2002, Support of The Spirit of Democracy work by Russian Ministry of Education
  In August, Natalia Voskresenskaya, Russian Project Director, received a letter from Minister Vladamir Phillippov, representing the Russian Ministry of Education ,supporting the collaborative work being done by the Russian-Canadian Spirit of Democracy Project within the Russian school system..
April 2002, Visit to Russia by Andrew Hughes and Alan Sears
  Andrew Hughes and Alan Sears travelled to Russia to visit 11 schools in Moscow, Orel and Samara that are implementing Spirit of Democracy resources within the curriculum. Hughes and Sears found that ...
April 11, 2002, Russian Showcase at Bathurst Superior Middle School
  The "spirit of learning" and "the spirit of democracy" were celebrated at Bathurst Superior Middle School when 90 Grade 6 students held a Russian Showcase to highlight their work from the recently introduced integrated curriculum unit on Russia. Heather Boyd Kinnie , Spirit of Democracy Project Officer, was the Keynote Speaker at ...
March 14, 2002, The Human Rights Club of Bathurst Superior Middle School Uses Web-Site
  The Human Rights Club from Bathurst Superior Middle School, under the leadership of teacher Ms. Janet Crawford, is using the Spirit of Democracy web-site to learn...
February 22, 2002, In-Service Workshop for South Shore School Board District, Nova Scotia
  On February 22, Heather Boyd Kinnie, Project Officer, and David Cook, Design Team Member and Ph..D. Candidate in International Education, conducted...
January 30, 2002, Russian Teacher-Leader Conducted Seminars for Teachers
  Larisa Shamne, a teacher-leader from Zelenograd, near Moscow, conducted a seminar together with 5 teachers from her school, for 25 teachers from...
January 21, 2002, Bathurst Superior Middle School Launches Integrated Curriculum on Russia
  On November 15, 2001, Ms. Janet Crawford, a Grade 6 teacher from Bathurst Superior Middle School attended a seminar on The Spirit of Democracy Project in the Faculty of Education at UNB. As a result...
January 15-17, 2002, Russian Teacher-Leaders Held Seminars in Samara
  Sergei Polishuk and Roman Obukhov, 2 teacher-leaders from Kinel-Cherkassy presented a 3-day seminar for ...
January 11, 2002, Congratulations to our Project Officer, Emmanuelle Tremblay, at the Canadian International Development Agency
  We are pleased to announce the birth of Emmanuelle's son, Jules, who came into our world on January 11, 2002 ...
November 25-December 2, 2001,Teacher Seminars In Moscow
  Teacher Training Seminars were held in Moscow for Russian teacher-leaders from pilot schools in Moscow, Orel and Samara . Leadership for the seminars was...
November 15, 2001, Seminar for New Brunswick Teachers
  Seminars for Canadian Teachers were held at UNB to introduce the concepts and pedagogical techniques being utilized in The Spirit of Democracy Project...
November 14, 2001, Faculty of Education Colloquium on The Spirit of Democracy Project
  The Faculty of Education will held a colloquium for teachers and the public to formally introduce The Spirit of Democracy Project and the resources being created.
October-November 2001,Computers Delivered To Russian Teachers and Schools
  The Spirit of Democracy Project has provided and delivered computers to 10 pilot-schools and teacher-leaders in Moscow, Orel and Samara. In addition, all computers have been joined to the Internet...
October 2001, Visit of Russian Web Manager Developer To UNB
  Andrey Voskresenskiy, Russian Web Manager/Developer from Moscow visited UNB for two weeks in October to continue work with Ilia Goldfarb...
September -October 2001, Publication of Articles in Russian Teachers' Newspaper
  In September, an article was published in the Uchitelskaya Gazeta Civic Education Supplement on the Seminars for Teachers delivered by Drs. Voskresenskaya, Andrei Ioffe of Russia and Dr. Douglas Ray...
August 14, 2001, A Visit From His Excellency, Vitaly Churkin, Ambassador to Canada of The Russian Federation
  The Canadian Design Team Members of the Spirit of Democracy Project were visited at the UNB Faculty of Education by His Excellency Vitaly Churkin...
August 2001, Dr. Natalia Voskresenskaya Participates in Opening of A Centre For Civic Education in Kinel Cherkassy
  Dr. Natalia Voskresenskaya, Dr. Douglas Ray and ACE Executive Director Irina Dimova were invited to Kinel Cherkassy...
July 10 and 11, 2001, Steering Committee Meeting was held in Moscow
  This annual meeting was to evaluate the progress of The Project and to determine the direction of Year 2. The meeting was co-chaired by Drs. Natalia Voskresenskaya and Andrew Hughes, Directors, and those present included...
June 25-July 9, 2001, Seminars for 80 Russian Teachers held in Moscow Oryol and Samara, Russia
  Teachers with specialization in the field of citizenship education participated in training seminars on The Spirit of Democracy Project. The teachers were given professional development credit...
  Russian and Canadian Partners Meet in Fredericton April 14-21, 2001 To Finalize Plans for Workshops/Seminars in Russia in July...
December 3-17 2000, Design Team Members Visit Moscow
  Dr. Andrew Hughes, Project Director and Ilia Goldfarb, Webmaster, of The University of New Brunswick attended two conferences in Moscow, Russia in December 2000 : International Conference on Education for Democracy, Peace and Human Rights and ...
November 30, Uchitelskaya Gazata published an article on the Spirit of Democracy Project
  In the fall of 2000, Uchitelskaya Gazata, the Teacher's Newspaper in Russia, published an extensive article on the Spirit of Democracy Project written by Natalia Voskresenskaya and Irina Dimova ...
October 20-21, Citizenship 2020 Conference
  In October 2000, members of the Project Design Team from UNB attended the Citizenship 2020 Conference sponsored by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada in Montreal. The theme of this conference was on Assuming Responsibility For our Future: 20 years from now, where will we be as ...
July 5, 2000, The official launch of the Spirit of Democracy Project
  The official launch of the Spirit of Democracy Project took place on July 5, 2000 in Fredericton at the University of New Brunswick. At this time, CIDA's contribution to this project in the amount of $1,145,950 was announced by The Honourable Andy Scott, M.P. on behalf of Maria Minna, Minister for International...
July 1, 2000 Steering Committee Meets
  During the week of July 1, 2000 the Steering Committee of The Spirit of Democracy Project met at the University of New Brunswick together with members of the Project Team from Canada. In attendance from Russia were Steering Committee members Dr. Natalia Voskrensenskaya, Andrei Ioffe,...
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