Workshop | Non-formal Education and the Actual Challenges of the Contemporary World in the Teachers’ Vision


Workshop | Non-formal Education and the Actual Challenges of the Contemporary World in the Teachers’ Vision | 8th of April 2017 | Suceava, Romania


Main Organizer Institution  | Valahia University Târgoviste, Romania – Teacher Training Department

Co-organizers | LUMEN Research Center in Social & Humanistic Sciences, Romania

Chair | 

Prof. PhD. Gabriel Gorghiu, Valahia University Târgoviste, Romania Teacher Training Department; e-mail:

Lecturer PhD. Ana Maria Aurelia Petrescu, Valahia University Târgoviste, Romania, Teacher Training Department; e-mail:

Overview | 

It is already known that in the last decades, the non-formal education broadened its area of interest, being addressed to the large public and considered as a feasible educational offer in the continuous development programs for teachers. On the other hand, the problems of the contemporary world, translated into various scientific, technical, economic, social, demographic, psychological issues, constitute – from the educational perspectives – many challenges addressed to formal education systems, and in several cases, it fails to find fast and effective solutions.

The proposed Workshop call all the teachers interested in non-formal educational, proposing the following objectives:

– identifying the teachers’ views related to the interaction of different forms of education;

– identifying the non-formal learning contexts designed to meet the challenges of the contemporary world;

– presenting of several best educational practices carried out in non-formal contexts;

– designing a non-formal educational activity based on the 6E model (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Exchange, Evaluate).

Topics | 

Non-formal education, problems and challenges of contemporary world, teaching programmes in non-formal education, non-formal educational contexts

Period | 7th of April 2017, „Stefan cel Mare” University of Suceava

Time | 14:00 – 17:00  | 2,5 hours

Registration | for registration please send us your intention at together with following information:

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Participation fees | No participation fee is charged