Sam Khebezi, Director of Les Tetes de L'art, a multicultural community and youth arts centre in Marseille, France
Based on his thirty years' experience leading a major arts project, Sam talks about the importance of raising issues of citizenship, identity and nationalist politics with young people, but he stresses the need to approach many issues indirectly through creative, artistic, cultural and experiential activities.
Orjana Marusic Stimac, School psychologist and civic education teacher in primary school Nikola Tesla in Rijeka, Croatia
Orjana coordinates extra-curricular civic education projects in her primary school. In this interview (conducted during Covid lockdown) she mentions the importance of team working as an essential component of civic education (which was missing from online learning when schools were closed). She stresses the importance of exploring topical issues such as fake news.
Maria Joao Sousa, History and citizenship teacher, Barbosa du Bocage School, Portugal
Maria talks of the importance of experiential learning with real life challenges that go beyond the classroom and school. These offer opportunities for many kinds of creative learning activities.