International conference on basic Latin and Greek in high school and university in the beginning of the 21st century
On March 6, international conference "Basic Latin and Greek in high school and university in the beginning of the 21st century: challenges and advantages" is held at the University of Tartu, Ülikooli 17-305 Library of Scandinavian Studies.
The main aim of this conference is to analyse the situation of teaching Basic Latin (and Greek) in Estonian high schools and universities to compare it with the experience of other European countries, to discuss different approaches and to map the challenges of the new Latin Teacher Training programm in the University of Tartu.
Questions for discussion: Teaching Latin in multicultural settings (Estonian/Latvian+Russian+English; Hungarian+English), Classical languages as a part of values education, Latin in high schools; teaching Latin in schools of advanced studies; methods of teaching Basic Latin (incl. e-learning), required teaching materials etc.
10.30 Opening of the conference. Prof. Kristi Viiding
Greetings: Vice Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, Ass. prof. Liina Lukas
10.45-12.30 I. Methodic and didactic challenges of teachingand learningLatin in different school types in Estonia and other countries I: schools of advanced studies and universities
10.45-11.05 Gerli Laur (Sütevaka Humanitarian Gymnasium, Estonia). Latin course curriculum for Estonian high schools, teaching and learning Latin at Sütevaka gymnasium in Pärnu, Estonia
11.05-11.25 Marcus Hildebrandt (Hugo Treffner Gymnasium, Estonia).Teaching and learning Latin at Hugo Treffner Gymnasium in Tartu, Estonia
11.25-11.45 Marilyn Fridolin (University of Tartu, BA student, former student of Hugo Treffner Gymnasium, Tartu). Learning Basic Latin – experience from Hugo Treffner Gymnasium.
11.45-12.05 Rasmus Gottschalck Rasmussen (N. Zahles Gymnasium Copenhagen and Extern Lecturer Copenhagen University, Denmark, president of the Danish Association of Classical Teachers).Teaching classics in a Danish gymnasium.
12.30-13.30 Lunch in Cafe Werner
13.30-14. II.Methodic and didactic challenges of teaching and learning Latin in different school types in Estonia and other countries II: Latin and values education
13.30-13.50 Anne Lill (Prof. em., University of Tartu, Estonia): Latin in the framework of cultural and social values.
13.50-14.10 Heiki Haljasorg (Tartu Catholic Education Centre, Principal;Lecturer of philosophy and history of education, University of Tallinn).Values Education, Ancient Greek Language and Latin Language (Tartu).
14.10-14.30 Andrea Bochese (Old Town Educational College Tallinn, University of Tartu, Estonia). Teaching elementary Latin in the middle and high school in a non-Roman context.
14.30-14.50 Maris Valtin (Tallinn Free Waldorf School, Universityof Tartu, Estonia).Latin in Waldorf School: a challenge for a teacher.
14.50-15.10 Coffee/tea break and discussion
15.10-16.20 III. Teaching Latin in multicultural settings
15.10-15.30 Maria-Kristiina Lotman (Ass. prof., University of Tartu, Estonia). Teaching Latin to a multilingual class in Estonia.
15.30-15.50 Takácsné Tóth Emőke (University of Debrecen, Hungary). Challenges in teaching pharmaceutical Latin for Hungarian and international students.
15.50-16.05 Tuuli Triin Truusalu (University of Tartu, Estonia): Teaching medical Latin to foreign students in Tartu.
16.05-16.20 Līva Bodniece (University of Latvia, Latvia).Creation of Latin-Latvian digital dictionary: background, challenges, educational perspectives.
16.20-16.40 Coffee/tea break and discussion
16.40-17.20. IV. Latin Teacher Training abroad
16.40-17.00 Takács Levente (Ass. prof., University of Debrecen, Hungary). The system of Latin Teacher Training in Hungary.
17.00-17.20 Peter Kuhlmann (Prof., University of Göttingen, Germany). Latin Teacher Training in Germany: historical overview, methods, textbooks.
17.20-17.30 Conclusion and discussions
Conference will be supported by University of Tartu, Erasmus+, Gambling Tax Council and Hungarian Academy of Science.