Hungarian Elementary Students Visit CEU in Widening Participation Program Framework
CEU welcomed students from Deak Diak Elementary School from Budapest’s 8th district in the framework of the Widening Participation program of the Civic Engagement Office on October 27 and November 17. The students met CEU staff, explored the campus on a building tour, joined an interactive presentation in the CEU Baby Lab, and talked to current CEU students about the importance of education.
The Widening Participation Program aims to enhance social mobility through education, and to engage educational institutions and teachers - elementary schools and universities - focusing on raising awareness and providing the methodological knowledge and tools to facilitate change.
The program introduces elementary school students, between the ages of 10-14, coming from lower socio-economical backgrounds, to the unknown world of higher education, it strengthens dialogue and relationship between the CEU community and visiting students and teachers.