Targeting School Students
Project of “Enhancing Democratic Concepts for Youth through Arts in Schools”
The object and location
This project was implemented in both Ramallah Catholic School and Ramallah Secondary Girls’ School, where the duration of this project was 4 months. The project is based on introducing concepts of democracy, human rights and rights to elect to group of young people, aged 13-18. The project not only offered lectures and explanations on these notions, but the core of it were debates and discussions held after presenting the material to the target group. In turn, the 300 young people, with the help of art trainers used artistic means and skills to express and embody their new knowledge and experience through a number of art works. The project was a combination of learning and then implementing and expressing what is being learned.
- About 300 students (male& female) were educated in democratic and election concepts. Many paintings in this theme were produced.
Project was funded by Representative Office of the Kingdom of Netherlands.