One World in Schools in GeorgiaProject is funded by the European commission within the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights program (EIDHR) and is focused on human rights promotion through documentary films. People in Need has extensive experience with organizing one of the biggest Human rights documentary film festival One world in Europe. Eight years ago the festival became a pillar of huge huge educational program One world in schools using documentary films for teaching of different topics.
People in Need is going to share its experience in Georgia and pilot this educational program in Imereti region with local partners Tkibuli District Development Fund (TDF) and Human Rights Educational Center (HREC) at 20 schools listed in the attachment. The main activities of the project are:
1. Preparation of the educational toolkit for schools. It will contain 5 documentary films on human right topics and didactic guidelines for teachers (documentary films will be preselected form extensive archive of People in Need)
2. Trainings of teachers on using documentary films for teaching, human rights topics, and interactive way of teaching.
3. Providing small grants for youth initiatives promoting human rights in their communities
Project is implementing in close cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
Implementation period: January 2011 - June 2012
Donor: European Commission View more
CAUCADOC (CAUcasus DOCumentary)CAUCADOC project is run by PIN and partner organizations from the South Caucasus – Sakdoc Film (Georgi) and Internews (Armenia). The main aim is to support documentary filmmaking in the South Caucasus, making use of PIN´s experience organizing the world´s largest human rights documentary film festival One World. The project was implemented in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan duri ng March 2012 and February 2014.
The CAUCADOC was divided into two parts: for film professionals and for general public. The main activities for film professional consisted of:
- Project Development Courses, which helped the filmmakers under the supervision on experienced tutors from documentary film industry to develop their film ideas;
- Master classes, which focused on topics specifically chosen for each country, and which was held during the main film festivals in the region;
- Roundtables, which brought together decision makers and experts in order to discuss and solve current issues related to documentary film on national and regional level.
The main activities for general public covered following areas:
- Documentary film festivals in the regions, organized by local initiatives under the supervision and with support of CAUCADOC;
- Documentary films at schools used as tool to increase awareness among young people by raising questions and encouraging them to search for answers; CAUCADOC provided secondary schools with a toolkits containing several documentary movies and methodological guides for teachers, it also trained teachers in using the methodology and provided them with support while implementing it in classrooms.
Implementation period: March, 2012 – February, 2014
Donors: EU Eastern Partnership Culture Programme; Czech Development Agency View more