general education
higher education
in-service training
international projects
links

Project EDUCATION AGAINST CORRUPTION
 



DURATION: 2002 - 2003

PROJECT SUPPORTED BY:
Open Society Fund-Lithuania
Danish Embassy in Lithuania

PROJECT COORDINATOR:
Modern Didactics Center, Lithuania

PROJECT PARTNERS:
Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania
Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania
Transparency International-Lithuanian Chapter

PROJECT CONSULTANTS:
Evaldas BAKONIS - head of Textbooks Research and Information Center at the Center for Education Development, teacher of Vilnius S.Daukantas secondary school
dr.Vaiva VAICEKAUSKIENE - senior specialist of the Center for Education Development
Arturas PALIUSIS - head of Public Education and Support unit, Special Investigation Service
Aida MARTINKENIENE - senior specialist of Special Investigation Service
Ramune PAUKSTIENE - specialist of Special Investigation Service
Arne NIELSEN - expert of PLS Rambøll Management, Denmark

PROJECT AIM:
to form pupils’ active civil position and to raise intolerance towards corruption by implementing anti-corruption education in a school of general education curriculum.

PROJECT OBJECTIVE:
to prepare a programme and methodical recommendations of anti-corruption education for teachers of a school of general education.

PROJECT PARTICIPANTS:
Project was devoted to teachers and pupils of a school of general education, school and local communities.

32 teachers of Ethics, Psychology, Religion, History, Political Science, Civic Education from following schools participated in the project:
Anyksciai A.Baranauskas secondary school
Elektrenai secondary school "Azuolynas"
Gargzdai gymnasium "Vaivorykste"
Kedainiai secondary school "Atzalynas"
arijampole secondary school No.6
Mazeikiai secondary school "Venta"
Panevezys secondary school No.9
Pasvalys P.Vileisis gymnasium
Radviliskis Vaizgantas gymnasium
Raseiniai secondary school "Saltinis"
Siauliai St.Salkauskis secondary school  

Project participants at the
seminar

Project participants and
lecturer E.Bakonis

Project participants at the
final conference

PROJECT ACTIVITIES:
Project team was actively involved in trainings, development of an integrated anti-corruption programme and testing of anti-corruption education strategies and methods at schools. Group of teachers attended various training courses, broadened their knowledge about corruption, discussed how to convey the information and experience they had to pupils in the most interesting and understandable way.

31 October 2002
Seminar "International Experience in the Field of Anti-Corruption Education". The Meaning of Corruption"

9-10 December 2002
Seminar "Meaning of Anti-Corruption Education"

6-7 February 2003
Seminar "Development of Integrated Anti-Corruption Programme"

28-29 April 2003
Seminar "Anti-Corruption Education at School"

6-10 October 2003
Anti-corruption week at schools

Project participants performed anti-corruption week at their schools. There were organized workshops, meetings, discussions, performances, competitions of posters and pictures during the week.
Pupils' thoughts about corruption
     Pupils' posters and pictures

23-24 October 2003
Seminar "Examples of Crime Prevention Education: Ideas, Materials, Implementation"

28 November 2003
Final conference

Photos from the conference

A.Schultz-first secretary of
Danish Embassy,
A.Nielsen, M.Søs Lassesen-
PLS Rambøll Management
consultants
 

K.Zaborskas - head of SIS
Corruption Prevention Depart-
ment, A.Puodziukas-secretary
of Ministry of Education and
Science, D.Vilyte-director of
Open Society Fund-Lithuania

Certification of participants




 

PROJECT RESULTS:

  • Project participants gained knowledge and techniques to apply anti-corruption education strategies during their own lessons and other educational activities.
  • Integrated programme of anti-corruption education and methodical recommendations for a school of general education were developed.
  • It is expected to expand project at regions: schools, participated in the project, will be responsible for project ideas dissemination and further development.
  • It is expected to find funds for project continuation and to train teachers-consultancies of the project, who will be further responsible for the dissemination activities.
  • Ministry of Education and Science approved anti-corruption education programme for general education in 2005, therefore project could be developed at broader extend.
PUPILS' POSTERS AND PICTURES
Possibilities of Anti-Corruption Education at a School of General Education: Methodical Materials
Programme introduces the concept of corruption, presents a place of anticorruption course in school curriculum, didactic approaches and different subjects lesson examples from Lithuanian schools.
Table of contents
Introductions. Theoretical background
Examples of lessons
Examples of extra-curriculum activities

By implementing the ongoing project “Development and Dissemination of Anti-Corruption Educational Programmes" (2004), this programme was improved and completed by methodical materials and published as a separate publication.

 

STUDENTS' POSTERS AND PAINTINGS


We are against corruption

Conscience

Corruption

Politics of clear hands
in Lithuania

Legislation for money in
Lithuania - we said "No" to
corruption!

Contraband - is one of ways
of corruption
 

top

© Modern Didactics Center, 2004