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  • Storytelling in times of COVID-19

    Due to Corona the cultural & storytelling sector, where human gathering & interaction are inherent to its practice, is facing a major crisis. In the national strategies to fight the virus we were the first to be closed down and will be the last to start back up. The last

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  • A Competence Model for Oral Storytelling

    Competence Model for Oral Storytelling About the Research Toolbox Authors & Publishers Links & Downloads A competence model? A competence model is a set of competences that together define successful performance in a certain professional field. Although a competence model can form the basis for a training program, it is

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  • Applied storytelling in education

    FEST, would like to know more about the use of storytelling in teacher training and in education in Europe today. Through a survey we wish to detect needs, opportunities and collect good practice. Our findings are made available the report Applied Storytelling in education.

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    Storytelling in Heritage Contexts

    Storytelling in Heritage Contexts About the Research Authors & Publishers Links & Downloads Heritage may have different interpretations and meanings to various people however, at its core it represents a thread that runs from the past to the present. It provides a sense of belonging and continuity through the continuing

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  • Storytellers in Europe: A progress report – Indepth interviews

    One of the main goals of the Federation for European Storytelling is to secure the professional development of storytellers in Europe. FEST pursues raising the quality of the storyteller in several ways: the analysis of training needs, the development of a curriculum for training, residencies and performance opportunities for young

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  • Research reports on the Storytelling Revival

    Contributions to a Theoretical Bibliography In this report we offer a contribution to a theoretical bibliography on contemporary Oral Storytelling. It tries to cover a wide range of resources, from the Instruction Manuals of the beginning of the last Century to the Academic works of the 21th, including other theoretical

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  • Long term training in storytelling: Report on Curricula and Good Practices

    FEST commissioned a research on long term training in storytelling based on desk/internet research, a survey and interviews with FEST member organisations and universities.

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  • Survey: Storytelling in Europe Today

    Survey: Storytelling in Europe Today As part of the European network grant the Federation for European Storytelling (FEST), the federation is to secure the professional development of storytellers in Europe. FEST pursues raising the quality of the storyteller in several ways: the analysis of training needs, the development of a curriculum

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  • Storytelling and Newcomers: A European progress report

    Storytelling and Newcomers: A European progress report

    FEST promotes and supports the use of stories and storytelling techniques in different sectors of society. An overwhelming number of storytellers, trainers and organisers voice their support for storytelling projects involving migrants and refugees. Storytellers, trainers and organisers from a wide range of European states agree about the positive effects

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