MIOS Konferencije, Seminari, Forumi

october, 2017


Event Details


Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario – CLAYSS and national partner International association “Interactive open schools” – MIOS are pleased to invite you to the 


First Service-Learning Conference in Central and Eastern Europe


The event is taking place on 3rd of October, 2017

Event will take place at Gazi Husrev-begova biblioteka (the Address: Gazi Husrev-begova br. 46)


Our Conference will be the first systematized regional annual meeting and an opportunity for institutions and professional interested in Service-Learning pedagogy to gather, share ideas and practice and vision the future of Service-Learning for the region.

Participants will be representatives of all level of education from countries of Central and Eastern Europe (preschools, schools, universities, civil society organizations and other institutions connected to educational sector). We expect around 100 participants from countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

We will host presentations and workshops for participants with diverse experience in the development of Service-Learning practices and with the participation of leading specialists from Latin America and Europe. Conference will address theoretical aspect of Service-Learning as well as successful examples of Service-Leaning projects from the region. This event aim at motivating all present to think and initiate Service-Learning experiences and practice in their respective organizations and/or institutions.


Our goals are to

  • promote Service-Learning pedagogy in the region;
  • share successful practice from partners already doing Service-Learning on national levels;
  • encourage all interested in Service-Learning pedagogy for further promotion, dissemination and networking in the region;

Conference will be held in English language with simultaneous translation to one of the required official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina.





Time Activity
09:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:20 Conference opening
10:20 – 11:10 PLENARY SESSION

Service-learning: an innovative pedagogical movement

Nieves Tapia, prof., Director of CLAYSS

11:10 – 11: 30 Break
11:30 – 12:30


How does service-learning resonate with EU education policy and vision in CEE? – perspectives of practice from the region

  • doc. PhDr. Alžbeta Brozmanová Gregorová, PhD., University Matej Bel, Slovakia
  • dr.sc. Bojana Ćulum doc, University of Rijeka, Croatia
  • Dana Bates PhD, New Horizons, Romania

Service-learning around Europe, networks around the World

  • Silke van- Kempen, Learning through Engagement , Foundation, Germany
  • Candelaria Ferrara, CLAYSS, Argentina
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

 Why should Service-Learning be implemented in educational institutions 

Practice from the region – schools, universities, Centers for non – formal education


Session 1: Preschool and Elementary

Session 2: Secondary education

Session 3: Higher Education

Session 4: Non-formal education

16:30 – 17:00 Conclusions and closure.





Events is open to participants from countries of Central and Eastern Europe. We encourage you to apply and participate especially if you have any experience with Service-Learning pedagogy even if you are interested to find out more about this topic.

You can apply for this event only by filling in the registration form below.

Registration is individual and in case of anyone else from your organization is willing to participate at this event, they should register separately using the same registration form.

Application process in open till September 28, 2017.






In case you are implementing Service-Learning projects in your school, university, civil society organization and you want to share your experiences we offer you an opportunity to do it during the the Conference. Presentation of successful Service-Learning projects will take place in the second part of the Conference agenda.

For more information, please read the document: Instructions for the presenters – Conference sessions and contact us directly on zeljka@ioskole.net

Academic Committee for the Service-Learning Week will make final selection of presentations in accordance with Criteria of successful Service-Learning project provided in the document of instructions.





As the participant of this event accommodation and transport cost will be covered according to the registration form provided below, since we are limited in covering all costs for this event.

We are able to offer partial scholarship for a certain number of participants. Scholarship can covers travel, accommodation and meals for the event. You will apply for scholarship via registration form below. Final decision regarding the scholarship will be done by Academic Committee for the Service-Learning week and in direct contact with each participant.

In case you are able to cover all your costs for this event, please fill in registration form below and we will make hotel reservation for you.

Participants organize the transport for themselves.


Accommodation is arranged with Hotel Grand (the Address: Muhameda ef. Pandže 7).

  • Price of single room is 29,00 EUR (breakfast and VAT included).
  • Price of double room is 23,00 EUR (breakfast and VAT included).

We will make all your accommodation logistic based on registration form. In case you choose other place for accommodation please note we will not be able to make reservations for you.





For the instruction how to get to the hotel please visit web site: www.hotelgrand.com

For the instruction how to get to the Conference venue please visit web site: www.ghb.ba 





For additional questions and support please do not hesitate and contact Željka Marjanović – zeljka@ioskole.net


Looking forward seeing you in beautiful Sarajevo.


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(Tuesday) 9:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Gazi Husrev-begova Biblioteka

Gazi Husrev-begova br. 46