UNESCO Office in Moscow Supports New Educational Web Site
The creation of the new educational Website on bioethics became a real New Year gift for Moldavian children. The Website was created with a goal of facilitation and dissemination of knowledge on ethics of science and technology with emphasis on bioethics in the Republic of Moldova through introduction of the elements of ethics of science and technology in the educational process on bioethics issues.
This Resource was elaborated by the National Commission of the Republic of Moldova for UNESCO in cooperation with the Multimedia Laboratory of the Moldavian State University and the Centre “ Intercultural Dialogue” and with support of the UNESCO Moscow Office, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State, Internet Access and Training Program (IATP), administrated by the Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), in the frame of the project “Promotion the Bioethics Knowledge in the Republic of Moldova”.
The Website is composed of the following pages:
- information for the parents on bioethical issues;
- stories and tests about home and wild animals, fishes, insects, birds for student youth (school);
- tests on bioethical issues for students of universities;
- contest in painting;
- contest in essays;
- contest in photos;
- contest in illustrations;
- contest in flash on-line projects.
There are also Forum, Chat and Book for guests on the site.
The Web site has two versions - Romanian and Russian.
The pedagogical, methodological and informational materials will be included in Web site in future. Different contest for students (school, gymnasiums, lyceums, universities) will also be organized.
The target audience of this Web site is national and international level student youth (school, gymnasiums, lyceums, universities); schools, gymnasiums and lyceums teachers; professors of the universities; civil society, scientific community; state/public authorities, journalists, as well as a broad range of interested people in bioethics issues.