dare to shape your future!
To dare something, that's what it's all about! At the convention, you will discuss with young people how you imagine your future - and what you dare to make this future happen.
Please note: We are closely monitoring the situation caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID19). At this stage we are planning to go ahead as we cannot predict how the situation will develop until August. We still encourage you to apply and we will keep you updated! Please follow dareCon! on instagram or facebook.
Since the exchange is the focus, the language should not be a barrier, which is why main language will be English. The other participants also learn German and look forward to the opportunity to apply their knowledge in conversation with you.
All accompanying teachers will take part in a two-day seminar that provides new ideas for digital lesson design as well as thematic regional and cultural aspects and active exchange of experiences.
The seminar leader is Eva Spiesberger. Eva has been teaching and examining at the Goethe Institute in Melbourne since 2009. She teaches at all levels of the European frame of reference, corporate, adult, youth and online courses and holds professional development training courses and workshops for German teachers across Australia. She also supports and designs materials for international programs for German teachers and students at schools in Australia and abroad, e.g. at the Asian-Pacific German Olympics in Thailand and Indonesia.
Students between the ages of 15 and 17 and German teachers can apply for dareCon!. Each country selects 6 students and an accompanying teacher to represent them at dareCon!. Around 70 students and 10 accompanying teachers will take part.
20 August: Flight to Bangkok
21-22 August: dareCon! in Bangkok
23 August: Excursion in Bangkok organized by the Goethe-Institut Australia and Bangkok
23 August in the evening (or August 24 in the morning): Return flight
The country teams fly together and are accompanied by a teacher from their country.
The convention takes place in Bangkok.
The hotel where we will stay and where the convention will take place will be announced here soon. Students stay in twin rooms, teachers in single rooms.
Participation in the dareCon! is free of charge. In addition, the costs for travel, meals and accommodation are covered. Plan a small travel budget so that you can treat yourself to snacks and souvenirs before departure and on site.
Contacts in participating countries
Sri Lanka: firstname.lastname@example.org