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Zadar Training Event Report

Organized by the Small Philosophy Association / Petit Philosophy in Zadar, from 07. to 13. January 2018, the second activity within the Erasmus + KA-2 Multilateral Project 2017.-2019. called"Integrating Ethics of Sport into Secondary School Curriculum" ("Integrating Sports Ethics in Secondary School Curriculum") was held.

Five intense training days were attended by all involved partners in order to get to know more closely everything that this project is carrying and how to implement it.

The training was attended by: Filomena Greco, Maria Mansella, Maria Giuliani, Antonela Vairo, Mercedes Iannuzzelli, Emilio Zambrano and Marco Fenucci from ISS Ancel Keys from Cilento in Italy, Jens Putzar, Hildegard Rieger and Joachim Buchegger from Friedrich-Woehler-Gymnasium Singen Germany, Ph.D. Bruno Ćurko and Matija Mato Škerbić from the Association of Small Philosophers from Zadar, Urška Lampret from the Faculty of Theology at Ljubljana and Vlado Ščapec, Marija Rožmaric, Maja Čop Andesilić and Boris Rutić from Electromechanical School Varaždin.

The five-day workshop consisted of a series of workshops and expositions on different aspects of the project theme, and all involved partners contributed actively to them.

For the first day, the introductory lecture was given by Matija Mato Škerbić on the topic "General Introduction to the Philosophy and Ethics of Sport" to present the participants in the project and acquaint them with the basic ideas that led him to design and design the project. There was a lecture and workshop of Ph.D. Nenad Vertovšev from the University of Zadar under the title "Coordination of Mind and Body: Ethical aspect of Martial Arts". The first day was rounded up by sports activities and mandatory evaluation.

The second day was devoted to focused workshops: "What is sport? Game of defining "Ph. D. Bruno Ćurko, "Virtue and Flaws in Sport" by Matija Mate Škerbić, "Ethics and Sport" by Marca Fenuccia from Italy and "Bioconservativism and Transhumanism in Sport" by Anita Lunić and Mirjana Runtić from the University of Split.

The third working day began with a joint presentation by Maja Čop Andesilić and Vlado Ščapec, on the topic "Possibilities for Implementation of the Ethics of Sport in Croatian Secondary School Curriculum". After that, Urška Lampret from the University of Ljubljana held a lecture and a workshop on doping in cycling. "Gender and Sport" is the name of the workshop followed by Matija Mato Škerbić. The lecture "Total digitization - chance for a better education or chaos in memory, motor learning and emotions" was followed. nat. Joachima Bucheggea from Germany. The day ended with the lecture "Issues of Betting in Sport - Marcos Bagdhatis case study" by Marija Rožmaric from Electromechanical School Varaždin.

On the fourth day Ph.D. Bruno Ćurko gave a lecture titled "Is there ethics of sport in secondary school curriculum of Ethics in Croatia", to be followed by a roundtable on Possibilities of Integrating Ethics of Sports into High School Subjects (Philosophy, Ethics, Politics, Economics, Religion etc .) of all participants on the possibilities of implementing and integrating the Ethics in Sport in secondary school curricula of individual subjects in the participating countries. Finally, Matija Mato Škerbić held a workshop on one of the topics or modules in the future project "Rasicm and Sport".

The closing day, Škerbić also held the fourth workshop on four modules in the project: "Intentional Rule Breaking and Fair Play in Sport". The meeting of the co-ordinator of the participants was held on the last day, where all the dates of the following activities and mobility were established and agreed ways of implementing the project. The participants finally approached the evaluation of the whole event. After midday it was planned to go to the basketball match Jazina Arbanasi-Split (1st Basketball league of Croatia).

In an informal part, guests were offered a tourist tour of the city of Zadar and sports activities and a joint dinner in an authentic restaurant in the old part of Zadar.

In conclusion, this Training Event was exceptionally successful and productive because it helped all participants to introduce the project as well as how to implement it.

The project will continue with further activities, as agreed in Zadar. The next following meeting will be the Skype meeting in March, followed by a transnational meeting in Ljubljana in May 2018.

In Varaždin, 15.01.2018.

Report compiled by:

Matija Mato Škerbić


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