∗ Origin of the project in the context of DESS 2007 in Slovakia, in which representatives of NGOS from North and South started to think possibilities of collaboration. The 5 partner organizations.
∗ Democratic horizontal dialogue of North and South organizations in elaboration of the project leaded by Austrian Südwind ∗ Objectives, activities, expected results, products ( website and handbook).
∗ Project’s implementation so far In Benin and in Brazil: selection of pilot schools, schools’ visits and training sessions, study visits in UK and in Benin, steering team meetings, production of tools for the handbook.
∗ Unexpected result of the Project : perspectives of further educational collaboration between Benin and Brazil, due to common history and challenges Brazilian students and teachers became aware of Beninese history and culture , which they did not know, even if around 45% of afrodescent people have their ancestors born in the former Dahomey Kigdom, The presentation aroused the interest of the participants. They were so curious to know how the partnership was created between the organizations and how it functions in this kind of North-South educative project , what about the implementation in the schools, what are the future projects, etc.)
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