Training, awareness raising, launching and offering books, integrated the program of the Municipality of Lagoa to promote equality.
“Peer relations” was the central theme of the awareness-raising action with which the Municipality of Lagoa marked the World Day for Combating bullying celebrated on October 20th, 2020.
The same program included, on the 22nd, the presentation of the children’s book ” Maria-Rapaz, Manel-Rapariga, Preto no Branco, Girafa ou Formiga – a trip on inclusion, equality and prevention of violence”. It was followed by a training action for the educators of childhood and teachers of the first cycle, with the suggestion of strategies for addressing the themes of the book.
On October 26, the day of the school libraries, the distribution of this new book began by the libraries of the School Groups and by the approximately 500 children who attend the 1st and 2nd years of the 1st cycle of public education in the municipality of Lagoa.
Also in the context of the celebrations of the Municipal Day for Equality, marked on October 24th, the Municipality of Lagoa, counting on the collaboration with the Bullying Portal- Center of help online, posted banners in the basic schools of the 2nd and 3rd Cycles of the municipality of Lagoa, which says: «You can make a difference»!
“Spreading messages to encourage the promotion of good relations among young people and fostering a healthier environment in schools is a way to raise awareness of the problem,” said Councilwoman Ana Martins, who participated in the initiative to which the representatives of the Directorates of the Groups of Schools of The Arade River and Padre António Martins de Oliveira were added, and the promotion of the PortalB project – A happy school is what we want.
Municipality of Lagoa
Lagoa, November 12, 2020