What do we teach about our neighbours

Hotel „Tomo”, Raunas street 44, Riga, Latvia

September 6-9

Thursday, September 6

Arrival participants
20.00 Dinner at hotel restaurant. Introduction to the seminar programme.

Friday, September 7

08.20Gathering in the hall of hotel for school visits
09.00-11.00School visits: Riga French Lyceum, Natalya Draudzina Gymnasium, Riga Herders Secondary school
11.00-12.00Coffee break
Dzintra Liepina - President of the Board of HTA of Latvia
Daina Mezecka - Adviser of the Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia
Kristine Vagnere - Deputy State Secretary of Ministry of Education and Science
Joke van der Leeuw-Roord - Executive director of EUROCLIO, expert of project
12.30-13.30"Heavy metal history"- address by the Director of the Latvian Institute Ojars Kalnins
13.30-13.50Presentation Iceland
13.50-14.10Presentation Denmark
15.10-15.30Presentation Sweden
15.30-15.50Presentation Finland
15.50-16.30Presentation Russia (Archangelsk, St. Petersburg)
16.30-17.00Coffee breaks
17.00-18.00Free time
18.00Bus from the hotel to the University of Latvia
18.30-19.00Sightseeing in the University building Raina Boulevard 19, Riga
19.00-22.00Reception hosted by Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Latvia in the building of University of Latvia, Raina Boulevard 19, Riga
Free time, returning to the hotel individually by public transport

Saturday, September 8

09.00-09.30Experience in co-operation between neighbours in Europe in history teaching- Executive director of EUROCLIO Joke van der Leeuw-Roord
09.30-09.50Presentation Poland
09.50.-10.10Presentation Belarus
10.10-10.30Presentation Lithuania
10.30-11.00Coffee break
11.00-11.20Presentation Estonia
11.20-11.40Presentation Latvia
11.50-12.40Discussions in 5 groups (one of them- group of textbook writers)
13.40-14.40Results of discussions, evaluation, future plans
14.40-15.10Coffee break
15.10-19.00Free time / cultural programme: sightseeing Riga
18.20Bus from the hotel to Farewell dinner
18.40Bus from parking place near Riga Castle to Farewell dinner
19.00Farewell dinner at Lido Recreation Centre Krasta str. 76
23.00Bus from the Lido Recreation Centre to the hotel “Tomo”

Sunday, September 9

Departure participants