Initiatives

CESIE acting as a European centre of Studies and Initiatives, contributes to the active participation of people, civil societies and institutions through the implementation of projects on various thematic areas of development, towards the promotion of growth and development, always valuing diversity.

VOICES – Voices of solidarity

VOICES – Voices of solidarity

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To enable artists from different European countries to work together to coordinate cohesive joined-up performance making visible the voices of refugees and asylum seekers and encourage integration through the collaborative parade/celebration event
  • To involve refugees, migrants and other disadvantaged communities in each partner location in the creation and delivery of a celebratory cultural event/parade highlighting themes of arrival and welcome.
  • Use digital technologies to enhance and widen engagement with arts and culture and to facilitate new and rich ways of enabling audience participation and involvement.
  • Build new pan-European partnership between cultural and community organisations and new professional development for participating artists.

  • Creation of four new 20-30 minute performance developed by artists from four countries.
  • Delivery of site specific joined-up presentations in six locations using a combination of the new performance pieces.
  • Making of four parade events that each involve a minimum of 100 target community participants – at least 50% refugees.

  • Achieved live audiences averaging at least 10.000 for each of the parades and 5.000 for performance presentations in each location.
  • Achieved substantial additional audiences (+ 500.000) through online engagement and broadcast media.
  • Professional development for European artists, practitioners and cultural leaders involved in the project.

  • Coordinator: ArtReach (UK)
  • Altonale (Germany)
  • CESIE (Italy)
  • Museo dei bambini (Italy)
  • Teatrul National Radu Stance Sibiu (Romania)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2017 – 31/12/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Creative Europe, Culture sub-programme, smaller scale cooperation projects

Contact: CESIE: daria.labarbera@cesie.org


My Idea, My Future – Furthering social entrepreneurship in rural area

My Idea, My Future – Furthering social entrepreneurship in rural area

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the social and economic situation of young people in rural areas
  • To promote the innovative model of the so called Living Lab, a structure of non-formal mentorship and the usage of modern technologies with the purpose of informing and educating in terms of social entrepreneurship and the detection and exploitation of potential in rural areas
  • To encourage young people to develop entrepreneurial ideas and supporting them by taking first steps to social entrepreneurship
  • To develop new employment opportunities, provide additional jobs and social integration and professional reintegration of the most vulnerable people in the labour market

  • Creating the Living Lab, hosting different workshops and events: a place for young people, suitable for teamwork, individual work, meetings, gatherings and alike
  • Organising different non-formal events regarding entrepreneurship and the development of rural areas offering new knowledge and motivation for socio-entrepreneurial engagement
  • Organising the “Festival of Social Entrepreneurship”. The festival gathers representatives of local, national and international authorities (from the partner countries), entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, representatives of employment services, development agencies and the interested public, especially young people

  • My Idea, My Future: The Manual
  • My Idea, My Future: Mobile Application
  • Living Lab hosting different workshops and events
  • International Festival of Social Entrepreneurship (Conference and Ideas-Market)

  • Coordinator: RIS (Slovenia)
  • Die Berater Unternehmensberatungs GmbH (Austria)
  • ADICE Association pour le Developpement des Initiatives Citoyennes et Europeennes (France)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

 

Date of project: 08/05/2017 – 07/05/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org


RAGAZZI HARRAGA – Social Inclusion Processes for unaccompanied minors in the city of Palermo

RAGAZZI HARRAGA – Social Inclusion Processes for unaccompanied minors in the city of Palermo

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartneraInfo & contacts

  • To strengthen and innovate the care arrangements for children and youth aged 12 to 17, welcomed at the reception centres of Palermo and in custody of the Municipal Assistance Services
  • To improve the quality of services, projects and more generally of a rooted hospitality for social integration looking beyond the basic primary needs response
  • To establish a social, working and housing Inclusion Model that considers potential, interests and expectations of unaccompanied migrant minors in the city of Palermo, based on two pillars: the promotion of a network of inter-institutional actors and the definition of individual inclusion paths

  • Education and schooling (Italian language lessons, diploma exams’ preparation courses, orientation for educational and professionalising offers available in the territory)
  • Recreational workshops (theatre, sports, buddy moments of aggregation with peers, etc.)
  • Vocational counselling (information and guidance to residential services; definition of professional skills and aspirations starting from their migration experience; portfolio and curriculum vitae composition; accompaniment to the workplace; in-service training and placement inclusion – curricular and extracurricular programmes at work)

  • The ‘Harraga Facility’: half house, half hostel – offering also work opportunities
  • Work placements, integrated into a wider vocational orientation, target oriented for both, individuals and groups
  • ‘Harraga e-Platform’ for sharing, monitoring and tracing of individual inclusion paths, exchange of methodologies and identification of skill-enhancing-tools that promote continuity in inclusion paths (formalise and share experiences)

  • Coordinator: CIAI – Centro Italiano Aiuti all’Infanzia Onlus
  • Municipality of Palermo – Department of Social Citizenship
  • Associazione Santa Chiara
  • Cooperativa Libera…mente
  • CPIA Palermo 1
  • Libera Palermo
  • Nottedoro
  • SEND
  • CESIE

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 13/03/2017 – 13/09/2019
Istitution of reference: NEVER ALONE, per un domani possibile. Reception and welcome of unaccompanied minors and young people arriving alone to Italy [promoted by Fondazione Cariplo, Compagnia di San Paolo, Foundation with the South, Enel Cuore, CRT Foundation, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena] and supported by Posteinsieme Onlus, Soliditas Social Innovation and Altran

Contact: CESIE: tiziana.giordano@cesie.org

www.non6solo.it/ragazziharraga


PRO.V.A.C.I – Volunteers’ profiles in Learning for Inclusion Skills

PRO.V.A.C.I – Volunteers’ profiles in Learning for Inclusion Skills

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contatti

  • To encourage specific volunteering actions in response to two very critical areas of the City of Palermo, educational poverty and the reception of migrants
  • To create a system for research, allocation and quality enhancement of volunteering services
  • To foster the cooperation among organisations and profiled volunteers according to specific skills

  • Mapping of organisations interested in offering volunteering experiences
  • Organising Focus-groups with leading organisations in analysing skills and competences as required by volunteers willing to be involved in volunteering pathways
  • Developing a platform for mapping, recruiting and matching between organisations and volunteers
  • Offering training pathways for host organisations and volunteers on different project areas
  • Providing assessment paths and recognition of acquired skills
  • Campaigning and awareness raising events for active citizenship: “Festival of participation” and “Citizens in Movement”

  • Online platform www.provaci.org as virtual place for accreditation of organisations and volunteers, allowing precise matching between volunteering and demand. The platform also allows the circulation and exchange of ideas and good practices related to the world of collaborative economics
  • Set of materials and training activities for organisations and future volunteers in the field of educational poverty and migrant reception
  • 100 activated and complete profile match between organisations/service providers and volunteers
  • 50 active Action-Support-Groups
  • 100 Skills booklets, certification templates and volunteers’ skills recognition

  • Coordinator: Per Esempio
  • ASCC – Associazione Siciliana Consumo Consapevole
  • Municipality of Palermo – Department for Participation and Mobility
  • Libera, Palermo
  • SEND
  • University of Palermo – Department of Psychological, Pedagogical and Training Sciences
  • CESIE

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 13/02/2017 – 13/08/2018

Institution of reference: Fondazione CON IL SUD, WITH PARTICIPATION OF THE SOUTH – The Volunteering Promotion Initiative

Contact: CESIE: tiziana.giordano@cesie.org


Youth Talking to Europe

Youth Talking to Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contatti

  • To value local cultures and traditions by promoting dialogue between cultural and religious identities
  • To disseminate new technologies in employment, social and cultural fields
  • To promote European citizenship and knowledge of opportunities and tools offered by the European Union
  • To bring together young autochthones and migrants to share and exchange experiences, opinions, values, sense of citizenship
  • To foster intercultural dialogue and enhance Europe’s commonalities and diversity, with particular emphasis on promoting dialogue and social inclusion of young people while joining political action
  • To develop a sharing platform to network initiatives promoted by local youth associations and European organisations for a sustainable development of European citizenship
  • To activate “Mobile Information Windows” providing young people with information about the platform, initiatives and opportunities promoted by the European Union
  • To encourage active participation of migrant communities

  • Creation of a web platform on European Citizenship dedicated to local youth initiatives, promoted by the European Union and the project itself
  • Activation of two ” Mobile Information Windows” dedicated to young locals and migrant communities
  • Workshops on European Citizenship
  • Photo Contest and Short Film productions on European Citizenship promotion
  • Educational actions, group works, seminars on the Citizen-status within the European Union
  • Final event “European Citizens Day”

  • Web platform on European citizenship
  • Comic production about the history of European citizenship
  • Photo exhibition and documentary videos on the promotion of European citizenship
  • Structured meetings with migrant communities to enhance cultures and traditions

  • Coordinator: C.S.F. Cooperazione Senza Frontiere
  • CESIE
  • ENGIM

Follow the project IN ACTION

Dates of project: 08/02/2017 – 08/02/2019

Institution of reference: Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department of Youth and National Civil Service

Contatto: CESIE: tiziana.giordano@cesie.org

www.non6solo.it/ragazziharraga


ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster networking, knowledge, experience-sharing among social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators and key stakeholders to strengthen resources supporting integration of migrant women and their access to work and development of entrepreneurial initiatives
  • To promote the social and entrepreneurial capacities of migrant women through development and exploitation of food-related knowledge and skills that provide possibilities for income-generating activities
  • To stimulate development and implementation of economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas as a vehicle to promote mutual learning between the culture of migrant women and the one of the welcoming communities
  • To foster intercultural dialogue and a culture of welcoming communities in partners’ countries to reduce social exclusion of migrants and contribute to their better integration

  • Researching of quantitative and qualitative data collection on migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, and analysis of business climate and preconditions for food-related business establishment
  • Offering international Training Course for 18 social workers/trainers/intercultural mediators
  • Implementing 20 Local Workshops to 12-15 migrant women per country on (I) development of personal and soft skills; (II) entrepreneurial education, entrepreneurial culture, entrepreneurial civil education; (III) visits to migrant-led enterprises and meetings with successful migrant entrepreneurs
  • Producing a toolkit for organizations promoting economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas and cultural initiatives, the “Appetite for Enterprise” Toolkit

  • State of the Art Report composed of (i) Assessment of migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, (ii) Analysis of business climate for food-related business establishment for migrant women – challenges and opportunities
  • Focus Groups, local Workshops and International Training Courses
  • nformal Network of Migrant Organisations, social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators, social partners and stakeholders, and migrant entrepreneurs
  • Local Enterprise Events (1 per country) to showcase business concepts to local audiences and stakeholders
  • “APPETITE for ENTERPRISE” Toolkit

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Four Elements (Greece)
  • Verein Niedersächsischer Bildungsinitiativen e.V. (Germany)
  • Elan Interculturel (France)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Folkuniversitetet, Stiftelsen kursverksamheten vid Uppsala Universitet (Sweden)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2017 – 31/01/2019

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs – Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), Priority 1: foster integration of migrant women

Contact: CESIE: stefania.zanna@cesie.org


PAPYRUS – Professional Action and Practice for Youth Refugees and Asylum Seekers

PAPYRUS – Professional Action and Practice for Youth Refugees and Asylum Seekers

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To raise the standards of youth work around working with migrants and refugees
  • To raise and sustain quality youth work in Europe by fostering strategies to combat segregation and discrimination of displaced youth
  • To create an inclusive and target group-engaged methodology which will produce innovative open learning and networking opportunity output on a dedicated web platform
  • To innovate through consolidating knowledge and skills around working with these vulnerable young people

  • Investigating interactive Youth Worker Context Case Studies;
  • Holding innovative face to face and virtual training and generate peer-to-peer networks to enable the maximum number of youth workers (all types and from all sectors in Europe) to share and learn about working with refugees
  • Creating a methodology model for co-production of open resources around youth work best practice in Europe, which will provide a framework for future projects in this area
  • Creating innovative tools for youth workers and practitioners to enhance their capacity to deliver high quality youth work

  • Analysis Report on Mapping of Comparative Youth Work Practices with Refugees;
  • Multi-language Training kit modules:
    1. Multicultural understandings and working in Multicultural Environments with Youth Refugees;
    2. Social inclusion of Refugee Families and Young People;
    3. Socioeconomic Empowerment of Youth Refugees
    4. Providing Psychosocial support for Youth Refugees
    5. Abuse Prevention and Safeguarding of Youth Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
  • Open Access Interactive Website and Database of Youth Worker Best Practice with Refugee Youth
  • Multi-stakeholders Dialogues: youth work tools and support to refugees and asylum seekers

  • Coordinator: The Manchester Metropolitan University (United Kingdom)
  • TUAS – Turku University of Applied Sciences Ltd. (Finland)
  • Kopin – Koperazzjoni Internazzjonali (Malta)
  • WEBIN – Western Balkans Institute Udruzenje (Serbia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 31/12/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact:

CESIE: daria.labarbera@cesie.org


MENS – Mental European Network of Sport events

MENS – Mental European Network of Sport events

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop a documented and evidence based approach of the use of sports in the treat of mental illness
  • To establish a European Mental Health Sports Network
  • To increase public awareness on the necessity of a new specific approach on the conjunction of Sport with Mental Health through an EU wide Awareness Campaign

  • Desk reviewing for recording national policies and good practices conjugating sports and mental health
  • Creating of models for sport events involving mentally ill at a local and national level as parts of the “Sports for All” movement
  • Conducting of policy documentation papers for critical scientific issues on the use of sports in rehabilitation of mental health

  • MENS Awareness Campaign in European level aiming at building a defined framework for the connection
    of Sport with Mental Health
  • Establishment of the ‘Mental European Network of Sport events’ and related European Conference

  • Coordinator: EDRA – The “Social Cooperative Action for Vulnerable Groups” (Greece)
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – School of Physical Education and Sport Science (Greece)
  • KENT University School of Physical Sciences (United Kingdom)
  • COSS Marche (Italia) * Fundacion Intras (Spain)
  • EUFAMI European Network (Belgium)
  • Sporium Spor Kulübü – Golbasi Sporium Spor Kulübü ve Dernegi (Turkey)
  • Asociacija Aukstelkes Specialiosios Olimpiados Klubas – ASOK Asociacija “aukstelkesok” (Lithuania)
  • Ozara Zavod Maribor (Slovenia)
  • Rijeka Disability Sports Association (Croatia)
  • Villa Montesca (Italy)
  • ANARP (Portugal)
  • First Fortnight (Ireland)
  • MEH Merseyside Expanding Horizons LTD (United Kingdom)
  • Municipality of Galatsi (Greece)
  • FOKUS Sdružení pro péči o duš.nemocné (Czech Republic)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the projects IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 30/06/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact:

CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


JUST SPORT – Faith against doping on grassroots level

JUST SPORT – Faith against doping on grassroots level

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To raise awareness, among youths Recreationists in fitness centres and all beginners in grassroots level recreational sports, of a whole lot of negative consequences caused by using supplements with harmful additives
  • To increase the awareness about dangers of doping intake and its negative health consequences and, last but not least
  • To provide anti-doping education and prevention programmes aimed at fostering the fundamental values that underpin recreational activities and informing youth of the moral, legal and health consequences of recreational activities

  • Needs Identification: Survey and analysis of existing documents in anti-doping
  • Development of the anti-doping training module tailor-made for trainers in fitness centres: General information’s on doping, which are prohibited substances and methods, consequences of doping, proper diet; Doping as a social phenomenon; Load in training
  • Implementing capacity building activities in all project partner countries
  • Participating in doping free recreational activities within the context of healthy means for healthy goals in coordination and long-term consultations with duly educated fitness trainers

  • JUST SPORT Needs Analysis and process Report
  • 5-day JUST SPORT Event in all project partner countries: [3-day] Working sessions for fitness trainers where the newly developed anti-doping training module will be implemented. [2-day] Round tables for recreationists in fitness centres, owners of fitness centres, decision makers (local and national competent authorities), other sports organizations and wide public
  • Guidelines for future activities promoting anti-doping and healthy nutrition as a healthy lifestyle
  • JUST SPORT mobile application for mapping healthy fitness centres and fitness experts

  • Coordinator: Rijeka Sport’s Association (Croatia)
  • SLOADO (Slovenia)
  • Bulgarian Sports Development Association (Bulgaria)
  • Municipio de Mirandela (Portugal)
  • Vasterbottens Idrottsforbund – Swedish Sports Confederation (Sweden)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 30/06/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact: CESIE: simone.indovina@cesie.org


MATCH – Enhance social inclusion and equal opportunities

MATCH – Enhance social inclusion and equal opportunities

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To strengthen sports as a tool for social inclusion and to raise awareness about its potential
  • To foster an increased participation of refugees and local young people in sport activities and to create a constructive dialogue between different social groups
  • To train Youth workers and Sport Trainers to a better awareness and proper skills to use sport as a pedagogical tool to foster social inclusion of “vulnerable” target groups
  • To offer learning opportunities (being coach) to sportive young people from local and migrant origins that would increase their level of social inclusion and their future job opportunities
  • To foster the (re)discovery and use of public spaces for the practice of grassroots sports

  • Sport trainers and youth workers, involved in the International Training Course and the in further phase of the project, will broaden the set of pedagogical tools and sport activities
  • Refugees, asylum seekers and disadvantaged youngsters involved as coaches have an important learning opportunity, at local and European level, maximising their life potential
  • Sport and educational activities shaping in tournaments scheduling in 4 months addressed to children, teenagers, youngsters from local and migrant community (150)
  • Sport activities and realisation of local grassroots Sport Festivals in the six countries

  • MATCH International Training Course “Inclusive Sport”
  • MATCH Local Trainings Course “Coaching Sport in social inclusion”
  • Production of Pedagogical Manual “Sport and youth work”
  • Renovation of a public space to practice sport and launch of the campaign “Grassroot Sports in public space”
  • Antiracist grassroots sport festival “Mediterraneo Antirazzista”

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • HANDALA (Italy)
  • FASTO University Of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • EURICON (The Netherlands)
  • FOOTURA – Union for Development of Sports and Sport Culture (Bulgaria)
  • Greek Forum Refugees (Greece)
  • Club Natacio Banyoles (Spain)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 31/12/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


EUROPE – Ensuring Unity and Respect as Outcomes for the People of Europe

EUROPE – Ensuring Unity and Respect as Outcomes for the People of Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote social inclusion, tolerance, non-discrimination and other factors that prevent violence in school through an innovative approach known as Quiet Time, which uses the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique
  • To adapt and transfer the chosen good practice in 3 countries (Nederland, Sweden and Portugal), targeting schools with minority students and those with disadvantaged or migrant backgrounds
  • To foster the role of education in preventing bullying and violent radicalisation and promoting intercultural understanding, social cohesion and mutual respect in society

  • Analysis of the status quo, the Quiet Time method and preparation for partners for the method application
  • Implementation of the Quiet Time programme in the schools in a European context
  • Study visit at the 2 schools in England and the Netherlands where partners have already been applying the best practice, involving educational authorities that support the project as well as the school staff and students

  • Scientific Articles published in specialized journals, websites and presentations in seminars and congresses
  • Manual of best practices and road map to guide policy makers in the implementation of the Quit Time programme in other contexts
  • Creation of sustained support structures, including a European expert centre for the implementation of the Quiet Time method

  • Coordinator: Fondazione Hallgarten Franchetti – Centro Studi Villa Montesca (Italy)
  • Stichting Hogeschool Utrecht [Utrecht University of Applied Sciences] (The Netherlands)
  • Universidade do Algarve (Portugal)
  • Agrupamento de Escolas João de Deus [Teacher Training Centre] (Portugal)
  • Maharishi School Trust Limited (United Kingdom)
  • Stichting Maharishi Onderwijs Nederland (The Netherlands)
  • Maharishi Foundation England (United Kingdom)
  • APEJAA – Associação de Pais e Encarregados de Educação da Escola João Afonso De Aveiro (Portugal)
  • Cooperativa Cultural Ciencia Tecnologia Vedica Maharishi, CCCT (Portugal)
  • MIKI – SVERIGE [Maharishi Institut for Kreativ Intelligen] (Sweden)
  • Stichting Maharishi Vedisch Instituut (Sweden)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 31/12/2016 – 30/12/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 3 – Initiatives for policy innovation – Social inclusion through education, training and youth

Contact: CESIE: ruta.grigaliunaite@cesie.org

http://www.europe-project.org/


Kyrgyzstan – Strengthening the education attainment assessment  to affect decisions about instructional needs, curriculum and funding

Kyrgyzstan – Strengthening the education attainment assessment to affect decisions about instructional needs, curriculum and funding

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve education attainment assessment enabling properly judge the quality of education management system with regard to the content and resources in use
  • To strengthen the role and quality of assessment to mirror quality of instruction, curriculum and funding of the education programme
  • To strengthen and empower MoES, MoF, local authorities, institutions involved in different types of assessment, local communities and civil society organisations in collaborating more effectively towards better and efficient use of results of assessment and address the needs timely
  • To advise involved actors on the ways and means of efficient use of resources to address the revealed shortcomings and needs of the national education assessment

  • Carrying out the country-wide student assessment together with the Ministry of Education, authorised testing and assessment institutions and involved Development Partners, that will compile, generate and analyse a wide range of education attainment assessment data and information to review common problems and to take stock of policy options
  • Facilitating the negotiations of the government bodies, local authorities, academic society, School Boards of Trustees and CSOs on joint courses of action to address ongoing or emerging education assessment challenges and efficient budget spending, sharing knowledge with all actors in the education community
  • Advising involved actors on the ways and means of translating revealed assessment shortcomings and needs into the decision and policy framework at the country level and, through technical expertise, help build national capacity

  • Improved instructions, curriculum and funding in response to the assessment outcomes
  • Strengthened the participatory decision-making process through operational dialogue platform between the government bodies, local authorities, institutions involved in different types of assessment, local communities and civil society organisations on joint actions
  • Provided policy advice based on best practice and knowledge applicable for the country political context

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • ZELENIY ALYANS (Kyrgyz Republic)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 30/06/2018

DG of reference: DG DEVCO, EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic – EuropeAid, Asia & Central Asia: Action Grant

Contact: CESIE: dorothea.urban@cesie.org


LISTEN – Learning Intercultural Storytelling

LISTEN – Learning Intercultural Storytelling

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To help raise the confidence and motivation of refugees within the European society
  • To empower refugees by giving them a voice and a stage for their story and thus increase their integration into societal life
  • To equip refugees with communication and expression skills in the storytelling framework
  • To provide trainers and multipliers with innovative tools and methodologies to empower this group through storytelling
  • To contribute to the professional development of storytelling actors/trainers/multipliers and add an intercultural and international dimension to the approach

  • Conducting research on storytelling methods, technical specifications and Actors mapping
  • Adapting the LEVEL5 validation system by establishing reference systems on storytelling skills and competences. The validation system will be applied to trainers/multipliers and refugees to assess the acquired competences and the impact of the training/storytelling activities as a whole
  • Carrying out national pilots: the participants in the European training course will organise pilot projects with refugees and migrants on storytelling
  • Assessing and validating competence developments of refugees in terms of their e.g. communication competences and linguistic skills

  • Research on Storytelling Methods and Actors Mapping
  • LISTEN Validation System
  • Training course for trainers and multipliers
  • Audio Book of Collection of Refugees Life Stories (LISTEN Award)
  • Experience report and method guidelines

  • Coordinator: BUPNET Bildung und Projekt Netzwek GMBH (Germany)
  • Verein Multikulturell – Tyrolean Integration Centre (Austria)
  • Active Citizens Partnership (Greece)
  • Community Action Dacorum (United Kingdom)
  • Blended learning institutions’ cooperative (Germany)
  • Regionforbundet Västerbotten Lan (Sweden)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2016 – 30/11/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Germany), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for ADULT education

Contact: CESIE: caroline.dickinson@cesie.org

http://listen.bupnet.eu/


ASAP – Anticipatory Skills for Adapting the Publishing sector

ASAP – Anticipatory Skills for Adapting the Publishing sector

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the awareness of the role of the publishing sector in the European culture and identity and enhance the role of small and medium publishers also at regional level
  • To create professional skills with the needed requirement for accompanying the actual transition to the epublishing and connect them to learning outcomes in a anticipatory and not reactive way
  • To involve all the stakeholders representing the articulation of the publishing supply chain, from the creation to the distribution, exploiting the VET potential for creating growth and jobs
  • To promote the application of EQAVET and EQF/ECVET frameworks that ensure both quality and better transferability of results

  • Implementing an original training programme that will integrate both interactive learning methods (MOOC Platform) and work-based learning (WBL)
  • Developing a VET outcome-oriented curriculum that responds to specific skill-shortages in the publishing labour market
  • Piloting of the joint vocational training programme that will provide employees, but also unemployed, selfemployed, low skilled employees and young VET students the opportunity to update their professional skills and knowledge covering the gap related to the lack of specific skills related to the areas of the publishing supply chain as a consequence of the “digital revolution”

  • Analysis of the status Quo of the strategic perspectives with regard to the publishing sector
  • Synthesis Report: Mapping of the Competences and skills needs assessment in the Publishing Sector
  • Guide on the application of EQF/ECVET in the publishing sector and for establishing the quality assurance principles of EQAVET
  • ASAP training programme: description of methodologies and tools
  • ASAP Programme Guides, for Trainers and Trainees’

  • Coordinator: Fondazione Hallgarten Franchetti – Centro Studi Villa Montesca (Italy)
  • AFAPP – Aassociazione fra gli artigiani provincia di Perugia – Confartigianato imprese Perugia (Italy)
  • AIE – Associazione Italiana Editori (Italy)
  • Giunti O.S. Organizzazioni Speciali (Italy)
  • The Publishers Association (United Kingdom)
  • Capacity London (United Kingdom)
  • P.O.E.V. National Federation Of Publishers & Booksellers (Greece)
  • EUROTRAINING Educational Organization (Greece)
  • EOPPEP National Organisation for Certification and Vocational Guidance (Greece)
  • CEPYME Confederación Española de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa (Spain)
  • CECE – Confederación Española de Centros de Enseñanza (Spain)
  • FEP-FEE Fédération des Editeurs Européens FEE ASBL (Belgium)
  • CESIE (Italia)

Date of project: 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Action 2, Sector Skills Alliances

Contactalessandra.cannizzo@cesie.org


A.T.H.E.N.A. – Addressing Training to SPOC as Hub of a  European Network of law enforcement Agencies

A.T.H.E.N.A. – Addressing Training to SPOC as Hub of a European Network of law enforcement Agencies

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To offer comprehensive training on the different EU police communication channels and EU information exchange mechanisms and instruments
  • To exchange best practices regarding the functioning of Single Points of Operational Contact (SPOCs), and/or to establish a format for regular contacts of SPOC heads and staff, focusing on training needs and activities
  • To identify common workflow requirements for SPOCs in Member States and development of related guidelines as a basis for SPOC staff training

  • Developing an effective coordination of training on law enforcement information exchange for SPOCs staff and relevant SPOC “stakeholders”
  • Organising awareness campaigns on SPOCs activities
  • Promoting a common law enforcement culture and creation of a consolidated proactive network of SPOC Heads and staff
  • Creating a repository of good practices regarding training on EU law enforcement information exchange, taking into account related existing curricula and results of related initiatives
  • Setting up of an European Network of SPOC staff and Heads of SPOC

  • National quality manual for international law enforcement cooperation
  • SPOC training platform (on line learning modules, webinar, educators’ support)
  • SPOC Roadshows, local seminars for raising interest in SPOC activities in favor of field officers
  • Study visits in EU and EU associated countries, Workshop on study visit outcomes, Meeting for discussion on SPOC training tools proposals, training strategy – modules included

  • Coordinator: Ministero dell’Interno – Direzione Centrale della Polizia Criminale – SCIP Servizio per la Cooperazione Internazionale di Polizia (Italy)
  • State Police Latvia (Latvia)
  • General Inspectorate of Romanian Police (Romania)
  • The Malta Police Force (Malta)
  • Ministry of Interior – International Operational Cooperation (Bulgaria)
  • Ministry of Interior – Deputy State Secretariat for EU and International Relations (Hungary)
  • Belgian Federal Police (Belgium)
  • Southeast European Law Enforcement Center – SELEC (Romania)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Dates of project: 01/11/2016 30/04/2019

DG of reference: DG HOME, Internal Security Fund – Police, Law Enforcement Training [HOME/2015/ISFP/AG/LETX]

Contact: CESIE athena@cesie.org


E-PODS – onlinE PrOfessional Development in Second chance Education

E-PODS – onlinE PrOfessional Development in Second chance Education

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote European integration of professional development of teachers and trainers in second chance education
  • To set up an organic and growing database connecting tools, schools, teachers, trainers and beneficiaries

  • Creating a European professional development service
  • Vitalising the online teacher and trainer community
  • Further developments for the current professional development offers
  • Development of a tool to create own e-learning courses: to support the bottom-up development of e-learning created for and by teachers and trainers. The tool set-up, testing and at least ten bottom-up e-learning courses will be developed as pilot

  • SERVICES: Quality tools developed for a) quality assurance of international placements; b) online community building; c) quality assurance of educational organisations
  • RESOURCES: existing good practices and resources. Curricula, methodologies, teaser practices, studies and other tools
  • TRAININGS: connects training offers and demands
  • User-driven European trainers and teachers community in Second Chance Education

  • Coordinator: Betawerk B.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Stichting EURICON (The Netherlands)
  • Lancaster and Morecambe College (United Kingdom)
  • Phoenix Social Enterprise Limited (United Kingdom)
  • Diktyo Menon Symvouleftikes Ypiresies Ltd (Greece)
  • Weiterbildungskolleg Mönchengladbach (Germany)
  • Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute (Cyprus)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 31/10/2016 – 30/01/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for ADULT education

Contact: CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org

www.secondchanceeducation.eu


LMPI – Bachelor’s and Professional Master’s Degree for development, administration, management, protection of computer systems and networks in enterprises in Moldova, Kazakhstan, Vietnam

LMPI – Bachelor’s and Professional Master’s Degree for development, administration, management, protection of computer systems and networks in enterprises in Moldova, Kazakhstan, Vietnam

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To bridge skills gaps in the design and maintenance of corporate computer systems security, improving the employability of students and specializing employees’ skills
  • To professionalize the universities’ curricula in the development, administration, management and protection of computer systems and networks in accordance with the Bologna Process and with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and, to some extent, delocalize companies
  • To create two new courses available in ODL for the development and protection of computer networks and information technology in enterprises, adapted to the needs of these last ones

  • Bachelor’s Degree in administration and management of computer systems and networks
  • Master’s degree program in professional administration and management, with a specialization in security of computer systems and corporate networks
  • Delivery of training in each country, at least 270 students in the first year of the 2 new degree programs (180 in the Bachelor’s program; 90 in the first year of Master)
  • Specializing 24 teachers (10KZ, 8MD, 6 VN) in Europe; digitize courses and learning resources

  • Lifelong training modular system in the same field of education and train 50 professionals per country
  • Centre of Excellence in each country, a resource center, supporting the new offer (-write programs and course content, including digital resources that make them accessible in ODL)

  • Coordinator: Università Telematica Internazionale-Uninettuno (Italy) | GIP Fipag (France) | Hochschule fuer Technik Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (Germany) | Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus (Greece) | Universidad De Vigo (Spain) | CESIE (Italy)
  • Bulgaria [South-West University Neofit Rilski | Sofiiski Universitet Sveti Kliment Ohridski | Universitet Po Bibliotekoznanie I Informacionni Tehnologii]
  • Kazachstan [City Scientific-Methodical Centre of New Technologies in Education | L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University | Al-Farabi Kazakh National University | M.Kh. Dulaty Taraz State University | Kokshetau Abai Myrzakhmetov University | Ministry of Education and Science ]
  • Moldova [Inspectoratul General al Politiei | Ministerul Tehnologiei Informatiei si Comunicatiilor al RM | Efes Vitanta Moldova Brewery Sa | Universitatea De Sta Alecu Russo Din Balti | Centrul De Telecomunicatii Speciale | Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova | Ministry of Education |  Universitatea Tehnica a Moldovei | Universitatea De Stat Din Moldova]
  • Russia [Shokan Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University | JSC National Training Center Orleu | TOO BBS-IT | Corporate Fund Fund Zhas Otan In Akmola Region]
  • Vietnam [Hoc Vien Nong Nghiep Viet Nam | Truong Dai Hoc Bach Khoa-Dai Hoc Quoc Gia Tp Ho Chi Minh | Truong Dai Hoc Bach Khoa Hanoi – Hanoi University Of Science And Technology Hust]

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/10/2016 – 14/10/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, Capacity Building in the field of higher education

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org


Volunteer Validation – An investment in own profession future

Volunteer Validation – An investment in own profession future

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase awareness among young people of the benefits for their personal development by providing voluntary service and enhance their skills to promote to employers and other stakeholders their strengths and knowledge acquired during informal learning
  • To raise awareness of employers about volunteering as a tool for development of soft skills, key competencies and the benefits of informal learning
  • To introduce systems for validation of competences acquired through volunteering – creation of an electronic platform, recommendations, volunteers’ books
  • To develop entrepreneurial attitudes and skills in young people

  • Conducting international volunteer training to develop entrepreneurial attitudes and skills in young people
  • Socio-psychological studies: in-depth interviews, focus groups, scanning, processing statistical methods
  • Research, adaptation and implementation of volunteering competences validation tools as well as the creation of the Volunteer Validation electronic Platform and references
  • Study visits of identified best practices in Spain and the Netherlands

  • Socio-psychological study Reports
  • 5-days International training course in Romania for young volunteers “Entrepreneur as a discoverer”
  • International Forum and workshops with the participation of professionals in the field of human resources management, to learn about and discuss the implementation of the validation of skills acquired through volunteering and informal learning in the selection and development of staff
  • Volunteering competences validation tools

  • Coordinator: NAVA – National Alliance for Volunteer Action (Bulgaria)
  • Asociatia Pro Vobis – Centrul National de Resurse pentru Voluntariat (Romania)
  • Industry Watch Group LLC (Bulgaria)
  • EDOS Foundation (The Netherlands)
  • Consejo de la Juventud de España (Spain)
  • BAMP – Bulgarian Association for People Management (Bulgaria)
  • Sofiiski Universitet Sveti Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Date of project: 10/10/2016 – 09/10/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: simone.indovina@cesie.org


WELCOME – Welcome to Universities and Higher education

WELCOME – Welcome to Universities and Higher education

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contact

  • To improve and extend the offer of high quality learning opportunities so to make it easier for refugees to access higher education
  • To achieve transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications to facilitate learning, employability and labour mobility
  • To focus on adult education institutions, which undertake important work in terms of determining
    competences, qualifications and providing guidance before people start studying, as well as on Higher
    Education Institutions and universities of applied sciences, which can cooperate with adult education
    institutions to shape access and transition to tertiary education.


Intensive programmes for teaching staff through study laboratories – study visits to share and learn from
good practice projects, combined with discussions of actions and methodologies at partner organisations:

  • VNB: competence checks, qualification, guidance in AMIF, the Open University of Lower Saxony
    and Kiron University
  • uniT: creative and artistic work in the study spaces (guidance, competence portfolios), Austrian
    universities’ project for refugees and asylum seekers (More) and the work at FH Joanneum University
    of Applied Sciences
  • CESIE: Creative and artistic approach to own work in mentoring, competence checks,
    qualifications and guidance. Cooperation projects with the University of Palermo
  • CARDET: Expertise in e-learning; cooperation projects with the University of Nicosia
  • VIFIN: Expertise in designing online language courses. Vifin also cooperates with Vejle
    Municipality, Danish Universities and companies for a SMART U (smart-u.dk), where it is possible
    for municipal employees and residents to take an online university degree or training course.

  • WELCOME Study Laboratories. The visits are integrated into the work of the consortium partners and
    distributed to important stakeholders on a political and administrative level
  • WELCOME Learning materials

  • Coordinator: uniT – Verein für Kultur an der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (Austria)
  • VIFIN – Videnscenter for Integration (Denmark)
  • VNB – Verein Niedersächsischer Bildungsinitiativen e.V. (Germany)
  • CARDET Centre for Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology Ltd (Cyprus)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2016 – 30/09/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for ADULT education

Contact: CESIE: giulia.tarantino@cesie.org

https://welcometouniversities.wordpress.com/


REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to the efficient management of migration flows and the implementation, strengthening and development of a common Union approach to asylum and immigration
  • To integrate refugees at the workplace considering European employers need practical and direct support that responds to the uncertainties related to their legal, social and working status, as well as to intercultural and psycho-social issues
  • To prepare employers for integrating refugees whose legal status has been officially clarified and who have official permission to work
  • To implement concrete initiatives that aim at facilitating the access to work of migrants

  • Desk research, online survey and qualitative interviews for concrete training and support needs of key staff
  • Developing curriculum for a modular, blended learning programme for responsible persons in enterprises
  • Engaging of at least 50 SMEs in each partner country
  • Modules and course delivery in face-to-face, practice and via web-based units on the REST platform
  • Mainstreaming the REST strategy to establish key messages, future utilisation and exploitation

  • The REST Level_5 validation methodology and validation system for competences
  • REST e-Platform: learning and teaching materials (local and European courses) and REST Community Space
  • REST Training tailored for SMEs responsible persons
  • REST Manual and Good practices

  • Coordinator: Landkreis Kassel (Germany)
  • Die Berater Unternehmensberatungs GmbH (Austria)
  • Blinc e.g. (Germany)
  • ADICE – Association pour le développement des initiatives citoyennes et européennes (France)
  • Four Elements (Greece)
  • Catro (Bulgaria)
  • Syrian Forum Austria (Austria)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2016 – 30/09/2018

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs – Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)

Contact: CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org


Tell Your Story

Tell Your Story

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To motivate early school leavers to re-enter lifelong learning and preventing young people at risk to prematurely drop out of school or vocational education
  • To explore factors of preventing drop-out rates from school through digital storytelling and digital mapping
  • To enhance two key competences of early school leavers and those at risk of early school leaving: digital competence and communication competence
  • To raise awareness of the reasons of early school leaving and for the personal consequences of this decision
  • To pass on experiences from early school leavers to the next generation

  • Desk research on the results of projects funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme, of national projects and initiatives and of the results of the EU working group on early school leaving building on the stock of experience gained in fighting early school leaving
  • Identifying and recruiting 15-20 early school leavers, aged 16-25, and engages them in the piloting in each partner country
  • Implementing a five days transnational learning workshop being an important part of the adopted empowerment approach. In an informal learning setting, the young early school leavers share their life stories, i.e. their biographies which led to dropping out of the school system, and the consequences arising from this decision

  • Study: Telling digital stories to fight against Early School-Leaving
  • Learning module: How to tell a (life) story
  • Learning module: Media production skills
  • Learning module: Preventing early drop-out through digital stories and maps
  • Pilot documentation: Digital stories and maps in practice
  • Online exhibition of digital life stories
  • Publication: preventing early drop-out through digital stories and maps

  • Coordinator: Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • “Die Berater” Unternehmensberatungs GmbH (Austria)
  • EUROGEO – European Association of Geographers (Belgium)
  • Rinova Limited (United Kingdom)
  • RIS – Research and Educational Centre Mansion Rakičan (Slovenia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (France), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for School

Contact:

CESIE: caroline.dickinson@cesie.org

http://tellyourstorymap.eu/


SciLit – Scientific Literacy At The School: Improving Strategies and Building New Practices Of Science Teaching In Early Years Education

SciLit – Scientific Literacy At The School: Improving Strategies and Building New Practices Of Science Teaching In Early Years Education

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create and to consolidate a network of cooperation for the implementation of innovative practices on science education in kindergarten and primary education
  • To introduce science contents in the classroom (natural, social and human sciences), both in kindergarten and primary school
  • To improve relevant and high-level basic and transversal competences by teaching to teach Science in a lifelong learning perspective
  • To produce innovative materials to support teachers and leaders to deliver high quality teaching and to adopt new methods and tools in the classroom

  • Developing science related teaching and learning materials
  • Holding professionals’ online Forum meetings
  • Short-term joint staff training events and conferences on scientific content
  • Knowledge multiplication to other scientists, teachers and to education practitioners

  • Guide for policy makers, scientists, education professionals and national, regional and local authorities involved in education.
  • The science-teaching Handbook: how to include Science in the classroom from Early Years education?
  • Classroom materials:
  1. What is the world made of? From the macroscopic world to the microscope: investigating on what our eyes can’t see
  2. Archaeology in the classroom

  • Coordinator: Agencia estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (Spain)
  • CPR Gijón-Oriente (Spain)
  • Przedszkole nr 34 “Mali odkrywcy” (Poland)
  • Colegio público San Francisco (Spain)
  • Kedainiu lopselis-darzelis,,Zilvitis” (Lithuania)
  • Tallinna Asunduse Lasteaed (Estonia)
  • Kujawsko-Pomorskie Centrum Edukacji Nauczycieli in Bydgoszcz (Poland)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Spain), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for School

Contact: CESIE: simone.indovina@cesie.org


CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

CONVEY – Counteracting sexual violence and harassment: Engaging Youth in schools in digital education on gender stereotyping

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop peer-to-peer approaches to education and awareness-raising on sexual violence and harassment against women by training young people on the effects of gender stereotyping and sexualisation in digital media
  • To educate and contribute to behavioural change of young people in the field of sexual violence, harassment and gender stereotyping by developing an educational simulation game and a pilot creative programme of gender equality and sexual education, critical digital media literacy
  • To foster the respect of women’s rights and dignity in schools through a train-the-trainer programme for teachers on the prevention of gender stereotyping and sexualisation in the digital society

  • Involvement of 14-18 year-olds as peer consultants to provide inputs and feedback to the development of the CONVEY online simulation game
  • Establishment of an adult expert consulting group integrating professional external knowledge and experiences in the delivering of project’s activities
  • Creation of an online simulation game (and linked training materials) as educational tool to awareness raising and prevention against sexual violence and harassment
  • Organising workshops for teachers and educators by empowering with knowledge and tools to become trainers with innovative approaches on project’s sensitive issues
  • Developing a social media campaign against sexual violence & sexual harassment

  • Videos with testimonials on sexual harassment and sexual violence as experienced by sexual violence survivors
  • CONVEY Online simulation Game and UserManual
  • CONVEY Pilot Programme: Train-the-Trainers (ToT) workshops and Training Kit for teachers; local workshops for young people
  • Policy Recommendations for key educational and policy stakeholders
  • CONVEY Social Awareness Campaign against sexual violence and sexual harassment
  • Research report on CONVEY behavioural change effect on young people
  • Final local seminars and transnational conference

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Gender Alternatives Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • “Hope For Children” UNCRC Policy Center (Cyprus)
  • The Smile of the Child (Greece)
  • Sexual Violence Centre Cork (Ireland)
  • Westminster City Council (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 28/02/2019

DG of reference: DG JUST Directorate D: Equality Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme – Action Grants to support transnational projects to combat sexual harassment and sexual violence against women and girls

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org

www.conveyproject.eu


My CommUNITY – From Marginalized Communities Towards Social Unity

My CommUNITY – From Marginalized Communities Towards Social Unity

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To unleash the social and professional capital of the volunteers by development and reinforcement of their soft and transversal skills, as well as Key Competences crucial for their social inclusion and economic integration
  • To foster a culture of entrepreneurship and initiative in young people by providing a conducive space for translating their creative and innovative ideas into reality
  • To reinforce inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue, cherished diversity and multilingualism by bringing together young volunteers and migrants, refugees and asylum seekers at the co-working, co-learning and communication space

  • Intercultural and inter-related non-formal learning activities fostering the acquisition of professional and personal skills
  • Implementing activities involving directly disabled people and their families, also in outdoor activities: cooking, theatre, gardening etc.
  • Create new educational tools and learning methods aimed at developing behavioural and social competencies
  • Supporting hosting staff in the daily management of recreational activities with children of migrant families recently arrived in Palermo (asylum seekers-families) and invited to propose their own artistic, creative and sportive activities that would encourage local community social inclusion and to foster their feeling to belong to Palermo
  • Ongoing training activities addressed to young asylum seekers, refugees and unaccompanied minors

  • 10-month well-structured learning and working process to reinforce volunteers’ social capacities, soft and transversal skills, Key Competences, professional knowledge and attitudes
  • Design and implementation of individual and/or group socially-valuable projects fostering sense of initiative and entrepreneurship, as a transition path from education towards employability

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Inter Alia (Greece)
  • Fekete Sereg (Hungary)
  • Solidarites jeunesse MCP (France)
  • NEVO – Norsk Eks-volontor Organisasjon (Norwey)
  • Asociaciòn Mundus – Un Mundo a tus pies (Spain)
  • Centro internazionale delle Culture – UBUNTU (Italy)
  • La Fraternità – Società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • Edificando – Società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • La casa di tutte le genti (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Key Activity 1 – European Voluntary Service

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


SymfoS – Symbols for Success

SymfoS – Symbols for Success

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To trigger substantial improvements in the education and career guidance system for disadvantaged youth in Europe by implementing an innovative counselling method using sets of symbols
  • To provide an effective support in motivation and goal setting for young people facing problems in school and labour market
  • To support VET professionals with a method based on a holistic approach centred on individual needs and goals of young people. This brings to improve quality and success rate of counselling
  • To elaborate, improve and mainstream SymfoS method in all partner counties, by exporting solutions from privileged regions and adapting them to more challenging ones

  • Researching needs and context analysis in partner organisations and benchmarking of existing Career guidance methods and processes
  • Development of curriculum and competence profile for Symfos trainer
  • International train the trainer and national train the trainer workshops to test the SymfoS method in each country
  • Adaptation and further development of Symbol work counselling scenarios for Career and Education Councelling: Planning Road Map, Life road Map, exploring the islands of emotion, exploration of inner images

  • Generic framework for Symbol work
  • Basic-Clearing methodology for Symbol work
  • Curriculum and Profile competencies for “SymfoS Trainer”
  • SymfoS work councelling scenarios for Career and Education Councelling
  • Methodology for individual learning and career pathways, supported by peers or buddies
  • SymfoS Training Platform and virtual trainer network
  • Transfer Handbook for “SymfoS-Methodology”

  • Coordinator: Hafelekar Unternehmensberatung Schober GmbH (Austria)
  • ZeMiT – Zentrum für MigrantInnen in Tirol (Austria)
  • Sozialwerk Dürener Christen (Germany)
  • Ballymun Job Centre Co-Operative Society Limited (Ireland)
  • Asociación Caminos – Asociación para el intercambio educación y desarrollo social (Spain)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 28/02/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of VET

Contact: CESIE: caterina.impastato@cesie.org


TABLIO – Tablets for classroom differentiation and inclusion

TABLIO – Tablets for classroom differentiation and inclusion

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop and validate pedagogical arrangements wherein tablets are used for classroom differentiation and inclusion purposes
  • To explore and analyse tablet-usage for classroom differentiation and inclusion in primary and secondary schools in Europe
  • To strengthen in-service teachers (practitioners), pre-service teachers (future teachers) and teacher-trainers in using the tablets effectively in European classroom settings
  • To initiate international cooperation between experienced teachers and schools while sharing experiences and innovative approaches

  • Developing design-principles, design-templates and evaluation-criteria for the TABLIO Toolkit
  • Moderating Focus Groups with other experts in each partner country
  • Developing and validating new and innovative pedagogical digital classroom arrangements through Teacher Design Teams (TDTs)
  • Delivery of one international and several national bootcamps

  • TABLIO Toolkit (design-principles, design-templates, evaluation-criteria and good practices)
  • TABLIO Best Practices – Collection, description and analysis
  • TABLIO Bootcamp International and national ones in all participating countries: Participants explore existing practices and analyse them by means of the design-principles and evaluation criteria

  • Coordinator: PXL University College (Belgium)
  • Istanbul University (Turkey)
  • INUK – Institute for Advanced Communication Management (Slovenia)
  • HAN University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands)
  • North West Regional College (United Kingdom)
  • TELL Consult – Technology Enhanced Lifelong Learning Consult (The Netherlands)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 28/02/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Belgium), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for School

Contact: CESIE: giulia.tarantino@cesie.org


CREATE – Creative Therapy in Europe

CREATE – Creative Therapy in Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the integration of migrants with mental health problems through development of Arts Therapies resources
  • To develop innovative approaches to strengthen the training paths of Arts Therapists equipping them with all competences and skills needed to deliver high quality therapy and address the needs of young migrants experiencing mental ill health
  • To strengthen cooperation and exchange of best practice between European organisations in the development of co-produced training packages and new approaches to the integration of young migrants experiencing mental ill health

  • Coproducing training packages for Arts Therapists and Community Support Professionals to enable them to support migrants with mental ill health, improving their achievement in relevant and high level basic and transversal competences in a lifelong learning perspective
  • Engaging mental health centres and centres supporting young migrants in designing training packages thereby, challenging stigma and increasing awareness of mental ill health and how to face this through Arts Therapies
  • Creating a Network of Arts Therapists and Community Support workers in the field of migration and mental health across Europe and development of training packages and resources for Arts Therapists and Community Support professionals

  • Art and creativity training week to exchange therapeutic techniques
  • State of the Art Review of resettlement packages and initial consultation
  • Informal focus groups with people with mental ill health
  • National reports detailing the key findings of the desk based research and the informal focus groups
  • Training module for Creative Therapists working with refugees and migrants
  • Training module for Clinical Supervisors of Creative Therapists
  • Toolkit for Resettlement stakeholders to support further use of CREATE Method and Creative Therapies
  • Positional Analysis, Sustainability Report

  • Coordinator: MEH – Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • SOLA ARTS (United Kingdom)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Theatertherapie e.V. (Germany)
  • Compagnie Arti-Zanat’ (France)
  • Associazione Sementera Onlus (Italy)
  • Clonakilty community arts centre (Ireland)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for ADULT education

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org


GEM – Game for EuroMed

GEM – Game for EuroMed

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote education for intercultural citizenship through playing
  • To develop educational pilot programmes on active intercultural citizenship based on “learning by playing” approach, providing with skills and knowledge formal and non-formal educators
  • To involve young people and educators in the development of a new creative resource (a board game) to be used in youth environments to promote values of tolerance and mutual understanding of different cultures and traditions

  • Identification of good practices using games as intercultural tool
  • Online training for formal/non-formal educators and youth workers on promoting education on intercultural citizenship by adopting playing activities
  • 20 pilot workshops to test the board game in schools and/or youth centres addressed to at least 160 youngsters.
  • Finalising the GEM Board game
  • Dissemination seminars at national and international level

  • Catalogue of good practices using games as intercultural tool
  • GEM intercultural Board Game, a new creative tool suitable to be used as educational tool for intercultural dialogue
  • GEM Road Map, a tool to support the planning of future intercultural cooperation projects

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • ADICE – Association for the Development of Citizen and European Initiatives (France)
  • JUHOUD – Juhoud for community and Local Development (Palestinian Authority)
  • WASEELA – Waseela for training and development (Egypt)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2017

Institution of Reference: Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures – Education For Intercultural Citizenship

Contact: CESIE: letizia.portera@cesie.org

www.gameforeuromed.eu


Talking, Doing, Playing

Talking, Doing, Playing

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote and strengthen educational and awareness-raising actions for students at risk of early school leaving (ESL)
  • To contribute to positively change the perception of students and families of the area in regards to the educational Institution, School
  • To foster the development of shared educational group paths
  • To stimulate and strengthen students’ expressive, artistic and sports skills

  • Narrative workshops dealing with the theme of travel through stories focusing on linguistic and cultural diversity, innovation, relational modalities and emotions related to encounters
  • Traditional and experimental painting techniques workshops – from the artistic avant-gardes of the ‘900 to Street Art – so to stimulate creativity and co-operational planning
  • Recreational Workshops on Sports focusing on socialisation, on the awareness of individual and general athletic abilities
  • Public event sharing processes and products developed during the workshop activities

  • Workshops during the summer period, when regular teaching activities are suspended
  • Improved quality of students’ participation
  • Strengthened reading and writing competencies as well as artistic and sporting skills
  • Improved school-family relationship

  • Coordinator: Istituto Comprensivo Statale “Amari-Roncalli-Ferrara”
  • Officina Creativa Interculturale
  • A.S.D. Baskin Palermo
  • CESIE

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Date of project implementation: 04/07/2016 – 15/09/2016

Institution of reference: MIUR Ministry of Education, University and Research, The school at the centre – National Plan for the prevention of early school leaving

Contacts: CESIE: tiziana.giordano@cesie.org


COPE – Connection Opportunities for People in Europe

COPE – Connection Opportunities for People in Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote European Union values, diversity, social inclusion, inter-cultural and social dialogue
  • To fight against long-term work, education and training inactivity as it is one of the suicide, depression, mental health causes and provide solutions
  • To connect Youth in Europe to Erasmus+ beneficiaries to exchange good practices, discuss opportunities
  • To increase youth participation at community level increasing employability and social skills
  • To connect youth with job centres and Erasmus+ sending/hosting organisations
  • To motivate youth to take part in a mobility project and thus decrease fears related to mobility

  • Creating of an online platform gathering all the created tools and providing opportunity to connect and exchange good practices, advice, practical information, as well to develop their own network and to keep in touch with people after their mobility project
  • Promoting EU and European and international mobility grants – making EU and mobility understandable to all * Developing a guide helping youth in their project preparation: explain practical information (e.g. how to get a European Health Insurance Card), the life cycle of a mobility project and provide a list with links and free online materials (grammar, books, videos, vocabulary) helping the youth to improve their language skills
  • Making available Online training materials to enhance soft skills and support acquisition (documents, links that people can use to prepare themselves before the departure)

  • COPE Online Platform for Youth – OPY
  • Mobility Manual: a guide preparing for a mobility project
  • COPE Training Kit: to increase basic soft skills and employability skills, transferable in any work place
  • Multipliers events in each participating country

  • Coordinator: CCW – Training Academy Ltd (United Kingdom)
  • ADICE Association Pour Le Developpement Des Initiatives Citoyennes Et Europeennes (France)
  • Europejskie Forum Mlodziezy Stowarzyszenie (Poland)
  • SophieDelebarre Conseil (France)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/07/2016 – 30/06/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: caroline.dickinson@cesie.org


Journeys – Refugee Journeys International

Journeys – Refugee Journeys International

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To help refugees and migrants to socialise and express themselves without necessarily speaking the host country language
  • To give EU citizens the opportunity to discover, learn from and understand the values and cultures of refugees and migrants and rediscover and enrich their own
  • To offer the possibility of collaboration with organisations in other sectors in order to stimulate a more comprehensive, rapid, effective and long-term response to this global challenge

  • Directly engaging and involving refugees and asylum seekers in each of the locations in the creation of artistic works for presentation in the project (Container Theatre/Film)
  • Comprehensively championing the project activity to refugee and asylum seeker groups in order to involve people as audiences and as contributors to debate in the press and media and in seminar delivery. This contributes to ongoing cultural audience development in each location
  • Substantially raising the profile of the refugee experience through the presentation of artwork in accessible, highly visible and high profile locations, with work that will touch, intrigue, inspire and challenge a broad cross section of the local population
  • Showcasing and co-creation of cultural and/or audiovisual works across Europe
  • Identifying refugee artists to support and commission through the project, enabling distilled experiences to be shared through art and the effective expression of different refugee perspectives and experiences

  • Journeys Festival implemented in Leicester, Manchester, Portsmouth, Rome, Hamburg, Palermo
  • Short films and/or short new theatre pieces reflecting and sharing their experiences (experiences of their different home cultures, of strife, journeys or resettling)
  • Seminar event/conversation with local community to reflect, to share, to support refugees interaction

  • Coordinator: ArtReach (United Kingdom)
  • The Hamburg Altonale (Germany)
  • Explora (Italy)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Dates of project: 01/06/2016 – 31/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Executive Agency – Creative Europe CULTURE: Cross Sectoral Strand– Refugee Integration Projects

Contact: CESIE daria.labarbera@cesie.org

www.journeysfestival.com/journeys


ATHLISI – Promotion of social integration through the training of the coaches and sport clubs

ATHLISI – Promotion of social integration through the training of the coaches and sport clubs

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the social inclusion of disadvantaged target groups in sport and promote equal access to sport for everyone independently from their socioeconomic background
  • To support young people of different backgrounds to develop through their participation on sports “a shared sense of belonging and participation” and act as a tool for the integration of immigrants and other groups
  • To prevent intolerance and xenophobia in sports by promoting the integration of diverse communities (immigrants, Roma etc.) in the sport clubs and by training the coaches to manage diversity between the sport clubs and manage also the tensions, due to racist or xenophobic incidents, that may appear inside the club

  • Realisation of field research with the methodology of the Community Consultation Groups
  • Production of a comparative research report (including concrete suggestions on the way forward) on the basis of the results in all the partners’ countries
  • Development of networking and cooperation of the coaches and sport clubs with their local communities and mostly with the disadvantaged parts of these communities
  • Creation of e-learning material inclusive of audio-visual elements (videos, sounds, interactive applications etc) in order to be more attractive for the users
  • Organization of an online workshop for the training of the tutors in online tutoring

  • Training Needs Analysis: comparative research report on training needs analysis for coaches and sport clubs in relation of social inclusion of children from disadvantaged target groups
  • Development of training material for the training of the coaches and sport clubs
  • ATHLISI E-Learning Platform and Course for the coaches, trainers, sport clubs
  • Face to face seminars and online courses

  • Coordinator: NPDD Koinonikhs Allileggyis Athlitismoy Irodoros Dimoy Megareo (Greece)
  • Action Synergy SA (Greece)
  • Foundation for the Promotion of Social Inclusion in Malta (Malta)
  • Nacionalno Dvizhenie Obedinenie Za Razvitie Na Sporta I Sportn (Bulgaria)
  • G.G. EUROSUCCESS Consulting LTD (Cyprus)
  • Zavod APGA (Slovenia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/05/2016 – 31/10/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact: CESIE: daria.labarbera@cesie.org


MPV – Moving People in Volunteering

MPV – Moving People in Volunteering

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To share and further explore practices for volunteers’ management at local and international level through non-formal learning and active participation approaches
  • To promote young people’s social inclusion and stimulate their active participation in democratic life
  • To transfer the knowledge and know-how into a universal practice of volunteers management
  • To support the professional development of staff and youth workers in managing volunteers, involving young people with a disadvantaged background, and enhancing cooperation among project partners

  • TRAINING COURSE: the concept of volunteers’ management will be introduced and elaborated, through sharing volunteering practices and experience in youth work. The TC will allow participants to discover the potential of volunteerism to promote social inclusion and respect to diversity. It will be based on non-formal education methods allowing participants to identify and value their skills and permit them to transfer the acquired skills in their personal and professional life
  • INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERING: During the mobility volunteers will be involved in the activities of the receiving organisation, working with various types of people with fewer opportunities, based on cooperative and experiential learning. The planned activities will foster their capacities to design, run and evaluate non-formal learning activities. In addition they will develop skills in leadership, community building, and intercultural dialogue

  • 8-day training course: 36 youth workers from Hungary, France, Kenya, Vietnam, Nepal and Italy
  • 2 rounds of EVS for 12 volunteers from all partner’s countries
  • Open Educational Resource (OER) – Volunteers Management Open Platform

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • Fekete Sereg Ifjúsági Egyesület (Hungary)
  • Volunteer Action for Change Kenya (Kenya)
  • Solidarités Jeunesses Vietnam (Vietnam)
  • CCN – Campaign for Change-Nepal (Nepal)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2016 – 31/10/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth in (ACP [Africa, Caribbean and Pacific] countries, Latin America and Asia)

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


STARTUP – Start, run and grow your business

STARTUP – Start, run and grow your business

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To enhance entrepreneurship, develop the international outlook and the competitiveness of European SMES
  • To foster start-up entrepreneurs and newly-established micro and small enterprises by creating transnational networks and thus exchange of experience and good practice
  • To facilitate exchange of experiences, learning and networking for new EU entrepreneurs through periods spent at SMEs of experienced entrepreneurs in another country, empowering SMEs from all European countries to become more competitive and to support the growth of their companies internationallyThe project targets the following business sectors: Social Economic Sector | Research and Development | ICT and Hi-Tech | Training and consulting | Renewable energies

  • Providing on-the-job-training for 70 New Entrepreneurs (NE) with firm intention to set up a business
  • Supporting 62 Host Entrepreneurs (HE) who want to expand their business or enter other European markets
  • Building on capacity and support of 62 business relationships involving 132 entrepreneurs from different EU countries and from several business sectors
  • Promotional activities of the EYE programme around Europe
  • Enrolling at least 240 NEs and HEs as potential participants to be involved in the mobility exchanges

  • Acquisition of new competences (linguistic, intercultural, technical, management and financial ones)
  • Direct knowledge of another country’s working methods and of the transnational dimension of the SMEs
  • Development of communication channels and transnational networks
  • Improvement of the performance of the SMEs both in terms of effectiveness and efficiency
  • Investment in ideas sharing, generation and development, stimulating social innovation
  • Capacity to maintain the natural links with the local territory, having at the same time an European level overview of SMEs’ situation,

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Cambre of Commerce Italo-Slovacca – CCIS (Slovakia)
  • ADICE – Association for the Development of Citizen and European Initiatives (France)
  • BIC – North East Business & Innovation Centre Ltd (United Kingdom)
  • Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona, BCC (Spain)
  • ANJE – Portuguese Association for Young Entrepreneurs (Portugal)
  • BA School of Business and Finance (Latvia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2016 – 31/01/2018

DG of reference: DG GROWTH, COSMEErasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Contact: CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org


YALLA – Youth Abroad Linking LAnds

YALLA – Youth Abroad Linking LAnds

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To empower young people from MEDA countries providing them with both professional and personal skills through a meaningful experience abroad
  • To promote equal opportunities to reduce unemployment and escape the social exclusion process of marginalized communities
  • To encourage the sense of initiative and entrepreneurship, promoting intercultural dialogue and fostering social inclusion through a non-formal learning approach
  • To develop strategies to face common concerns for the European society, such as racism and xenophobia while fostering intercultural and inter-religious dialogue between volunteers and local community based on common values of freedom, tolerance and respect of human rights
  • To Strengthen the principle of social inclusion through voluntary work using international and local approaches

Volunteers are involved in supporting CESIE’s already ongoing activities, such as those implemented in canteen for homeless people, reception centres and multicultural playgrounds or in the design and implementation of workshops, but they are also encouraged to propose their own new ideas and implement their own initiatives in the field of supporting migrants and refugees. Volunteers will also attend training on non-formal methodologies, project design –management and fundraising.

Hosting of 6 volunteers coming from 3 different MEDA countries: Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Al-Hayat Center for Civil Society Development (Jordan)
  • Media Association for Peace (Lebanon)
  • Juhoud for Community and Rural Development (Palestine)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2016 – 31/01/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Mobility of learners and staff

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


CARMA – RMA and other non-formal learning methods for Student Motivation

CARMA – RMA and other non-formal learning methods for Student Motivation

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase student motivation and participation by offering new form of teaching-learning using non-formal approaches to support disadvantaged learners and increase their achievements
  • To integrate the RMA as an assessment tool within school curricula
  • To expand teachers’ skills through training and assessment framework with knowledge and resources on how to use inclusive and participatory practices and develop collaborative relationships in and out of school
  • To provide policy recommendations for strategies to reduce early school leaving and increase basic skills

  • Introducing of a practical method for continuous assessment of professional and transversal skills (RMA) to improve the attainments of young people, particularly those at risk of early school leaving
  • Revising and strengthening the professional profile of the teaching professions
  • Training events rendering non-formal education a practical and recognizable method for teaching
  • Implementing the consolidated process of proposing, enriching, and piloting an innovative learning approach

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Universidad de Murcia (Spain)
  • Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • Asist Ogretim Kurumlari A.S. (Turkey)
  • UC Leuven (Belgium)
  • INOVAMAIS – Servicos de Consultadoria em Inovacao Tecnologica (Portugal)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date di realizzazione progetto: 01/12/2015 – 31/05/2018

Date of project: 01/12/2015 – 31/05/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Prospective Initiatives Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org

www.carma-project.eu


EAGLES – Empowering and Activating the young Generation though the Learning of Employability Skills

EAGLES – Empowering and Activating the young Generation though the Learning of Employability Skills

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop, test and publish an innovative educational tool for Young Job Seekers (age group: 18-30 yrs old), combining positive psychology approach with current employability/entrepreneurial educational tools
  • To enhance the quality and professionalism of youth workers’ effort through practical exercises and activities that job seekers will be able to apply at any stage of their life
  • To help young people to acquire transversal and life competences and to foster young people’s personal development, enhancing also their employability skills and entrepreneurial spirit

  • Studying at national, EU and international level relevant interventions, re-employment programmes and strategies/ policies on Positive Psychology and Employability Skills
  • Conducting a research survey among a small number of Senior Managers/Employers (20 in each partner’s country) and young unemployed people (40 in each partner’s country) to evaluate the young unemployed people needs in training/support on the employability skills and the perceptions of senior managers in terms of necessary employability skills
  • Developing an innovative training package on Positive Psychology and Employability Skills for Youth Workers, applicable at a national and international level
  • Setting up an online training platform in order to be accessible from interested Youth Workers on a worldwide basis

  • Current State of the Art
  • National and consolidated Needs’ Analysis Report
  • Country evaluation report for pilot testing the EAGLES programme to youth workers
  • Consolidated evaluation report for piloting the training programme to youth workers
  • Online Training Platform
  • Youth Workers’ Manual

  • Coordinator: Grantxpert Consulting Limited (Cyprus)
  • Profexcel.Net Ltd (Ireland)
  • N. Charalambous Institute of Development Ltd (Cyprus)
  • Panteio Panepistimio Koinonikon Kaipolitikon Epistimon (Greece)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2016 – 28/02/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org


ALdia – Accessible Learning design, implementation and accreditation

ALdia – Accessible Learning design, implementation and accreditation

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To define disabled student needs in both higher education and VET sectors
  • To promote diversity within the educational environment and create social bonds between persons with and without disabilities
  • To develop and field-test an innovative, flexible, Massive Open Online Course for higher education lecturers and VET trainers
  • To validate the acquired expertise through certification that will be based on the ECVET principles, thus facilitating its use across Europe
  • To generate genuine and sustainable improvements in the education and training system and policies

  • Developing collaborative teaching and learning pedagogies. These will be used in two respects:
  1. the ALdia training methodology and practice will be using all the collaborative learning techniques available for distance learning
  2. the accessible learning design that will be taught by the ALdia training will incorporate, where appropriate, collaborative teaching techniques
  • Creating synergies and encourage cooperation between education providers at all levels, in order to have a multiplier effect in Europe and beyond
  • Providing evidence for policy-making that supports the development of learning environments that foster equity and inclusion

  • Innovative, comprehensive and sustainable framework that will promote the equal access of disabled students and trainees to University education and vocational training
  • Flexible, massive open online course (MOOC) for higher education and VET education professionals
  • ALdia training methodology and practice

  • Coordinator: Universidad de Alicante (Spain)
  • University of Piraeus Research Center (Greece)
  • Fondo Formacion Euskadi SLL – (Spain)
  • Four Elements (Greece)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2015 – 31/05/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Prospective Initiatives Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects

Contact: CESIE: francesca.vacanti@cesie.org


ALY III – Able Like You III

ALY III – Able Like You III

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop social capital among the volunteers providing opportunities for learning outside formal educational structures
  • To strengthen volunteers future employability helping them to acquire new professional competences through non-formal learning activities, which aim at enhancing the skills and competences as well as their development as active citizens
  • To facilitate the access to new knowledge and develop new linguistic and intercultural competences
  • To create new educational tools and learning methods aimed at developing behavioural and social competencies, pursuing a social inclusion of the people in the centres for disabled
  • To raise awareness on the issues faced by individuals living mental and physical disorders in their daily life
  • To promote community development, active participation and citizenship through the presence of EVS volunteers at both EU and local levels

  • Working in an intercultural context the volunteers are involved in non-formal learning activities and in activities aimed at designing and implementing fundraising and awareness campaigns focused on inclusion and integration of people with disabilities in the social tissue of the local community
  • Research activities on social inclusion interventions and exchange of methodologies with European partners with special focus on disability
  • Entertainment and pedagogical activities with and for people living with a disability

  • Hosting of 12 volunteers, split in two rounds (6 + 6) for 9 months each
  • “Follow Up” Diary to share a realistic idea about the EVS as a highly formative and enriching experience, and the social inclusion processes that took place during 9 months involving volunteers, disabled people, and the local community [Booklet]
  • Local Community Exhibition: pictures and texts realized by the participants, reporting creative activities and the human experiences during their European Voluntary Service, EVS

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • La Fraternità Società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • Edificando società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • Fekete Sereg Ifjúsági Egyesület (Hungary)
  • Solidarites Jeunesses MCP (France)
  • Asociación Mundus – Un Mundo a tus Pies (Spain)
  • Projektor Ideell Förening (Sweden)
  • Jugend- und Kulturprojekt e.V (Germany)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2015 – 01/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Key Activity 1, Mobility of learners and staff – YOUTH mobility

Contact: CESIE: roberta.lobianco@cesie.org


YouthMetre: a tool for forward looking youth participation

YouthMetre: a tool for forward looking youth participation

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To support EU Member States, municipalities and regions in carrying out effective policy reforms in the field of Youth
  • To empower young people through the acquisition of necessary skills and knowledge, by encouraging to become engaged and actively participate in EU Youth policy matters
  • To provide in-depth knowledge about the perceived needs of Young Europeans in learning, teaching, training or youth work situations and effective methodologies and tools that help policy makers to develop initiatives in line with the target population’s collected needs

  • Leading of Benchmarking process for the establishment of a data dashboard and visualization of EU Youth Policy achievements using innovative technologies
  • Establishing a set of indicators measuring the “performance” of local authorities in youth policy fields and foster the exchange of good practices
  • Producing an e-tool to close the gap between youth and institutions by collecting the perceived needs of youth in key policy areas and providing guidelines to public institutions that help address them
  • Effective implementation, by policy makers, of the guidelines provided by “YouthMetre”

  • YouthMetre needs analysis e-tool
  • Needs Analysis Report, on needs of Young Europeans in learning, teaching, training or youth work situations
  • Benchmarking process Report
  • Good Practices Report
  • Data dashboard and visualization of EU Policy achievements
  • Set of indicators measuring the performance in youth policy fields
  • YouthMetre Guidelines, addressed at Youth policy makers

  • Coordinator: EUROGEO – European Association of Geographers (Belgium)
  • UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA (Spain)
  • EYP – European Youth Press – network of young media makers e.V. (Germany)
  • ALDA – European Association for Local Democracy (France)
  • ARS for Progress (Belgium)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2015 – 31/05/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Prospective Initiatives Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects – YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: alisa.harlamova@cesie.org


VIRTUS – Virtual Vocational Education and Training

VIRTUS – Virtual Vocational Education and Training

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To mainstream virtual vocational education and training, providing certified modular learning outcomes in Europe and beyond
  • To exploit the VET potential in supporting job creation, productivity, competitiveness and innovation; linked primarily to regional skill needs in support of regional growth
  • To provide evidence-base for policy-making initiatives that promote virtual vocational education and training, in accordance with the European Policy Agenda regarding Adult Learning, Vocational Education and Training and the Strategic Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET2020)
  • To open up a virtual infrastructure of education and training institutions to adult learning and provision of modular certified learning opportunities, Virtual Organizations (VO)

  • Establishing an innovative, virtual vocational education and training centre, which will provide appropriately designed modular certified courses in Modular Employable Skills (MES), corresponding to a wide range of circumstances such as regional growth potential and/or company restructuring
  • Developing Training Material and Digital Content
  • Field-testing of the modular courses delivery via the VIRTUS Virtual VET Centre
  • Validating the acquired knowledge through certification on the basis of the ECVET standards

  • Needs Assessment analysis, Report
  • State of the Art in VOs in Education and Training, Report
  • VIRTUS Virtual VET Centre and virtual community
  • VIRTUS Modular Courses: Tourism and Hospitality Services | Social Entrepreneurship
  • VIRTUS Policy Recommendations

  • Coordinator: EUROTRAINING Educational Organisation (Greece)
  • European Progress (Greece)
  • BEST Institute für berufsbezogene Weiterbildung und Personaltraining GmbH (Austria)
  • IFI – Instituto de Formación Integral, S.L.U (Spain)
  • ECQA – European Certification and Qualification Association (Austria)
  • RTWH Rheinisch -Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (Germany)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2015 – 31/05/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Prospective Initiatives Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects

Contact: CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org


TTRAIN – Tourism training the trainers

TTRAIN – Tourism training the trainers

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide unskilled personnel in the tourist sector with special designed vocational training and boosting the opportunities of further education
  • To create, test and implement a tailor made learning model/curriculum for training on-the-job-trainers in the tourism sector
  • To map the state-of-the-art and compare the learning need requirements of the target group

  • Delivery of training that improves the competitiveness of the involved tourist companies by educating the staff to be more satisfied and qualified and thus increases the companies’ profit and image
  • Developing a detailed curriculum plan using the “Stepping-Stone” model as a platform, including content, number of learning hours and practical guidance for the vocational instructors
  • Delivery of joint staff training events
  • Promotional workshops with regional key stakeholders

  • TTRAIN curriculum (learning model)
  • GAP Analysis Report – The mapping will consist in the following:
  1. Existing training for tourism sector
  2. Available channels, mediums and networks to cooperate with
  3. Available research and reports on the topic (Literature review)
  4. Needs and preferences of trainers and stakeholders on training content
  • TTRAIN Learning Portal – Open Educational Resource (OER)

  • Coordinator: Haskolinn a Bifrost (Iceland)
  • BEST Institut für berufsbezogene Weiterbildung und Personaltraining GmbH (Austria)
  • Samtök Ferðaþjónustunnar (Iceland)
  • Kajaanin Ammattikorkeakoulu Oy (Finland)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2015 – 01/11/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of VET

Contact: CESIE: dorothea.urban@cesie.org

trainingfortourism.eu


RIDE – Resources for Inclusion, Diversity and Equality

RIDE – Resources for Inclusion, Diversity and Equality

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide a means for youth work educators, trainers and practitioners to develop both products and processes that will support further the development of youth work practice that is inclusive, diverse and which promotes equality of opportunity
  • To produce a network of partners and thus a community of practice across the partners involved in the project in order to develop knowledge and skills related to develop quality youth work practice

  • Researching which of the following domains, from the Erasmus+ Inclusion and Diversity Strategy in the Field of Youth, prevent young people from taking part in employment, formal and non-formal education, trans-national mobility, democratic process and society at large, i.e. disability, health problems, educational difficulties, cultural differences, economic, social obstacles and geographical obstacles
  • Researching how youth practitioners/organisations are seeking to make their services more inclusive, and what policies, approaches and methods are they seeking to use/adopt
  • Researching what extra support are youth work projects/organisations seeking to put in place for those who may be marginalised and encounter challenges
  • Identifying specific education and training programmes that seek to encourage inclusion, equality and diversity across: young people; student youth practitioners; and youth workers/youth professionals

  • Needs analysis report – to assess the relevant issues of inclusivity, diversity and equality
  • Principles and approaches report – to explore the rationale in each partner county as to why those involved in youth work should adopt an approach which is inclusive, diverse and equal
  • Good practice directory – sharing examples of good practice so that projects developing such an approach can discuss common issues
  • Practice resource – reference to current resources available to youth practitioners and further resources produced so that youth practitioners will feel further equipped to tackle challenges that prevent approaches based on inclusion, diversity and equality
  • Resource for educators and trainers – to support work for youth work students and current practitioners

  • Coordinator: University of Gloucestershire (United Kingdom)
  • University of Trnava (Slovakia)
  • Akdeniz University (Turkey)
  • Mreža mladih Hrvatske (Croatia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2015 – 01/11/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: cecile.grusova@cesie.org


WECE – We All Count Europe

WECE – We All Count Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase political efficacy in local communities by providing training to decision makers on how to foster participation and dealing with the risks of open online discussion, and to young people – with special focus on young people in risk of exclusion – on how to participate in the democratic life of their cities
  • To Stimulating active participation of young people in democratic life

  • Teaching young people to participate in democratic life while trying to reduce the digital divide and scaling up the efficient handling of multiple inputs in e-participation tools
  • Creation of e-participation tool as a base for the experience but physical events will be equally important
  • Reaching the policy level/dialogue with decision makers via the e-participation tool

  • e-participation tool (reaching the policy level/dialogue with decision makers)
  • Data collection of the online participation and representative surveys to evaluate the effects of training on citizen’s political attitude
  • Recommendations of the academic partner to be implemented and tested back

  • Coordinator: Chair of Political Methodology, University of Konstanz (Germany)
  • Kuorum Social S.L. (Spain)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Socialiniu inovaciju fondas (Lithuania)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2015 – 30/10/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Prospective Initiatives Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org

we-europe.org

 


CYA – Think Globally, Act Glocally: Climate Youth Ambassadors for a Greener Future

CYA – Think Globally, Act Glocally: Climate Youth Ambassadors for a Greener Future

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase awareness among young people and decision-makers that the global threats of climate change can only be tackled through international collaboration
  • To build bridges and promote interaction between youth and decision-makers
  • To increase awareness of decision-makers about concerns, expectations and pressing issues for young people on climate change

  • Empowering 40 youth from Denmark, Lebanon, Jordan and Italy, primarily from rural areas, to address the issue of climate change with decision-makers and take an active part in the political life by using advocacy and debating skills
  • Enhancing skills and knowledge of 16 youth workers to carry out trainings on advocacy and debating skills to empower youth from rural areas to actively participate in the public affairs
  • Enabling youth to use their new skills to increase awareness, about the importance of reducing greenhouse gas emission, among Danish students through the development and implementation of workshops together with professional facilitators
  • Providing space for information-sharing and debate forum for mutual understanding about climate change as a common concern of the Countries involved

  • 4-day Training event: Empowering Climate Youth Ambassadors: A Training for Youth Workers
  • Two 10-day international training events: Global Debates – Glocal Solutions: Creating a Greener Future Together
  • National Meeting for Danish Participants: Going Glocal: Youth Climate Ambassadors in Action
  • Participants’ written essays on how to address climate change towards decision-makers

  • Coordinator: Crossing Borders (Denmark)
  • Leaders of Tomorrow (Jordan)
  • Green Line Association (Lebanon)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 12/10/2015 – 12/10/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Stakeholder dialogue and policy promotion – Dialogue between young people and policy makers

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


JudEx+ – Towards a child friendly justice in cases of sexual violence against children

JudEx+ – Towards a child friendly justice in cases of sexual violence against children

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child [UNCRC] and the CoE Convention on the Protection of children Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, in relation to the right of the child to be heard and involved in decision making, whether at home, in the general life of the community, at school or in individual legal and administrative matters in cases of sexual violence
  • To improve the child’s experience position when entering the judicial system in cases of sexual violence against children
  • To improve the skills of professionals involved in representing children in judicial proceedings through trainings which take into consideration children’s rights, their developmental needs, and social background in countries where the Lanzarote Convention has recently been ratified

  • Researching on country specific judicial procedures in cases of sexual violence against children
  • Researching on the child’s perspective on judicial procedures in cases of sexual violence
  • Holding Focus Groups with Stakeholders
  • Reviewing existing training programmes and developing Multidisciplinary Curriculum and Methodology
  • Pilot testing with experts on childhood issues (child sexual violence issues)
  • National databases of “interested parties”
  • Publishing Transnational Justice & Rights for Children manual

  • Judicial Proceedings in Cases of Sexual Violence Against Children: The Child’s Experience – Italy
  • Comprehensive mapping of practices in partner countries and usage of the GPMap for future cases of sexual violence against children
  • Transversal awareness raising and multilevel cooperation between governmental bodies, private sector, civil society
  • Better trained professionals able to recognize the rights of the children during judicial proceedings
  • Harmonized child friendly methodology and judicial practices in cases of sexual violence against children
  • Advocacy of the implementation of the Lanzarote Convention

  • Coordinator: Hfc “Hope For Children” UNCRC Policy Center (Cyprus)
  • Frederick University (Cyprus) * Rinova (United Kingdom)
  • Know and Can Association (Bulgaria)
  • Folkuniversitetet (Sweden)
  • University of Primorska (Slovenia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2015 – 01/10/2017

DG of reference: DG JUST – Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) – Transnational projects to build capacity for professionals in child protection systems and judicial professionals representing children in judicial proceedings

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org

www.judex.azurewebsites.net


SERCo – Social Entrepreneurship for Roma Communities

SERCo – Social Entrepreneurship for Roma Communities

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote social economy as an effective instrument for national and EU Roma social inclusion strategies
  • To promote capacity-building and personalised support for sustainable social enterprise creation in Roma communities
  • To provide Roma mediators with the necessary skills for supporting the planning, establishment and sustainability of social enterprises within Roma communities
  • To encourage mutual learning, exchange of good practice and collaboration between all relevant stakeholders, with an emphasis to Roma communities, policy-makers, public authorities and NGOs
  • To raise cultural awareness through the direct participation of Roma communities and stakeholders

  • Analysing and comparatively assess the impact of social economy within Roma communities
  • Providing specific policy recommendations at national and EU level
  • Generation of practical guidelines and resources promoting social economy initiatives in Roma communities
  • Developing a culturally-informed joint transnational training programme for Roma mediators
  • Supporting lasting cooperation and establish a Network for Roma Social Economy

  • Needs Assessment Report [national and comparative]
  • Mapping Social Entrepreneurship in Roma Communities
  • Practical Compendiums on institutional barriers for social entrepreunership and business ideas, applicable within Roma communities
  • Guidelines for Roma social entrepreneurship and Policy Recommendations
  • Two ‘train the trainers’ circles (Roma mediators), mentoring with potential Roma social enterpreneurs: mutual and flexible learning (moodle) and 4 training modules
  • Mutual learning and exchange of good practices: 6 roundtables on exchange of good practice

  • Coordinator: University of Piraeus Research Center (Greece)
  • ERIO – European Roma Information Office (Belgium)
  • IDEA ROM Onlus (Italy)
  • AMALIPE – Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance (Bulgaria)
  • AEPMR – Association for Lifelong Learning in Rural Areas (Romania)
  • FPC – Fundació Privada Pere Closa (Spain)
  • FOUR ELEMENTS (Greece)
  • TMAF – Tolerance and Mutual Aid Foundation (Bulgaria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2015 – 01/10/2017

DG of reference: DG JUST – Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) – Projects to support activities on non-discrimination and Roma integration

Contact: CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org


FoTRRIS – Fostering a Transition towards Responsible Research and Innovation Systems

FoTRRIS – Fostering a Transition towards Responsible Research and Innovation Systems

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop and introduce new governance practices to foster Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)
  • To set up new governance practices to co-design transdiciplinary RRI-projects that are attuned to local needs, values and opportunities and that connect and mobilise local stakeholders
  • To build on capacity with respect to collaborative agenda-setting on the level of research performing organisations

  • Synthesis reporting of research and innovation systems (practice, barriers) and potential levers within 5 partner countries
  • Establishing of Knowledge Arenas, and Business model for them, and alternative funding and evaluation methods for RRI projects and solutions
  • Investigating of the state-of-the-art of research and innovation systems in European knowledge economies
  • Designing of Co-RRI Knowledge Arena and a Co-RRI web based platform
  • Establishing local/regional transition – knowledge arenas in order to develop Co-RRI project concepts through a multi-actor exercise involving research, civil society, policy, and the business sectors
  • Drafting policy recommendations and materials for fostering co-RRI uptake

  • Concepts for co-RRI-projects: which describes the local/regional problem definition of the global challenge, the systemic analysis of causes of and reasons for the challenges, the projected potential solution, the co-RRI project concept
  • Established co-RRI knowledge arenas and developed business model for their functioning
  • Reports on Policy recommendations for co-RRI in the EU
  • Materials for fostering uptake of co-RRI and future of RRI in EU

  • Coordinator: VITO – Vlaamse Instelling Voor Technologisch Onderzoek N.V. (Belgium)
  • LGI Consulting SARL (France)
  • ESSRG – The Environmental Social Science Research Group (Hungary)
  • UCM – Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
  • ERRIN – European Regions Research and Innovation Network (Belgium)
  • IFZ – Interuniversitäre Forschungszentrum für Technik, Arbeit und Kultur (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2015 – 01/02/2018

DG of reference: DG Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, Science with and for Society

Topic: GARRI-1-2014 – Fostering RRI uptake in current research and innovations systems

Contact: CESIE: jelena.mazaj@cesie.org


2IQM – Initiative for an International Qualitative Mentoring

2IQM – Initiative for an International Qualitative Mentoring

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the access to employment of young people by a volunteering experience
  • To foster the quality of tutoring for young volunteers, suitable tutoring benefits for the host organisations themselves as it contributes to the improvement of volunteers’ efficiency and to the positive impact on the local community they are serving
  • To ensure a qualitative tutoring in an international context
  • To reinforce and professionalize youth organisations’ tutoring capacity and improve the quality of young volunteers’ tutoring throughout their whole experience in order to maximize its positive impact along their personal and/or professional development

  • Training on tutoring and management of volunteers (France)
  • European Voluntary Service mobility (Thailand, United States, Vietnam)
  • Job shadowing (Thailand, United States and Vietnam)
  • Final seminar and launch of the Online Mentoring Tool (Palermo)

  • Training module for tutors of volunteering projects
  • Good tutoring Portfolio for tutors of volunteering projects
  • Online Mentoring Tool for volunteers as well as for sending and hosting organisations

  • Coordinator: ADICE – Association pour le développement des initiatives citoyennes et européennes (France)
  • VSA Thailand – Volunteer Spirit Association (Thailand)
  • VAF – Supporting Center for disabled children integrate into community Vietnam and Friends (Vietnam)
  • Liberty’s Promise (United States)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2015 – 30/09/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


CoCoRa – Community Counteracting Radicalisation

CoCoRa – Community Counteracting Radicalisation

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to improving the prevention efforts against militant Islamic radicalisation and extremism among young Muslim
  • To strengthen young Muslims active citizenship and to build a sustainable bridge between local Muslim communities and prevention professionals in order to improve collaboration, cohesion and efficiency in the efforts to empower young Muslims to active citizenship on democratic terms
  • To break down the mutual distrust and make use of the knowledge, credibility and trust that local Muslim communities hold about the local youth in risk of being radicalised

  • Developing and testing of a new prevention strategy that involves civil and local Muslim communities actively in the prevention of radicalization through the process of empowering young Muslims to feel affiliation and positive citizenship
  • Creation of prevention Program to empower and qualify youngsters to assume the so called self-including citizenship
  • Delivering prevention-workshops with professionals, stakeholders and representatives from Muslim communities

  • CoCora Collaborative Program to establish and anchor the local collaboration
  • CoCoRa Prevention Program to empower and qualify youngsters to assume the so called self-including citizenship
  • CoCora Ambassador Program to train the youngsters to present the programs and their own empowered narratives in the professional prevention efforts as well as for other young Muslims and representatives from Muslim communities, facing the same need for a participatory initiatives

  • Coordinator: mhtconsult ApS (Denmark)
  • Association pour le Développement des Initiatives Citoyennes et Européennes (France)
  • Cultures interactive e.V. Verein zur interkulturellen. Bildung und Gewaltprävention (Germany)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2015 – 01/10/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: dorothea.urban@cesie.org


WAPPY – What’s APP Youth!

WAPPY – What’s APP Youth!

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop the capacity of youth workers in creating programmes for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) platforms through mobile applications
  • To increase knowledge of youth workers on new ICT realities
  • To identify support needed by new youth work approaches
  • To establish multi-stakeholder cooperation among education, employment and technology sectors

  • What’s APP Youth Workers Training on ICT- Mobile Applications
  • Local activities for youth workers and young people on Mobile Application and Entrepreneurship
  • Conference about results of local activities implementation
  • Final Evaluation Meeting

  • Best practices on entrepreneurship and businesses trainings based on Information and Communications Technology
  • Conceptual framework of the ICT-mobile application based on the developed entrepreneurship training programme
  • Tool Kit for Youth Workers on ICT-Mobile Application

  • Coordinator: Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • Semper Avanti Stowarzyszenie (Poland)
  • YSDA Inc. – Youth for Sustainable Development Assembly Inc. (Philippines)
  • FSL India – Field Services and intercultural Learning India (India)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2015 – 31/08/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


TEDDIP’EUROPE

TEDDIP’EUROPE

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To help to ingrate minors with an intellectual disability (in French under the syndroms called TED and DIP) into the community-based support structures in line with the Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe CM/Rec(2010)2
  • To promote the quality and the internationalisation of innovative practices and pedagogies of socio-educational staff working with TEDDIP youth
  • To reinforce professional EU networking and training, to give more value to educators working with TEDDIP youth and to provide them with the opportunity to exchange working practices and methodologies
  • To strengthen the sense of belonging and enhance EU citizenship of young TEDDIP

  • Conducting a thorough analysis, in reference to each national context, on the state of de-institutionalization of the support structures for young TEDDIP and of the normative context led by national government
  • Creating a good practice guide of experiences and methods to be used by the socio-educators working with TEDDIP youth
  • Implementing 5 short-term mobilities targeted at educators and TEDDIP youth giving them an opportunity to participate in experiments and educational workshops on professional practices of partner organizations
  • Creating an educational video showing the experiences, workshops and methods implemented during the short-term mobilities
  • Producing the recommendations in order to give suggestions to institutions at the local/ National and European levels to enhance the rights of young TEDDIP and foster their inclusion

  • National reports on the state of de-institutionalization of the support structures for young TEDDIP
  • TEDDIP’Europe Good Practice Guide
  • TEDDIP’Europe Educational Video
  • TEDDIP’Europe Recommendations “White Book”

  • Coordinator: Association Joseph Sauvy (France)
  • ALFMED Académie de langues France Meditérranée (France)
  • Association Image Mémoire Corps (France)
  • Centre d’educació especial Les aigües (Spain)
  • Eppas o.s. (Czech Republic)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/09/2015 – 15/09/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth

Contact: CESIE: roberta.lobianco@cesie.org


BODI – Cultural diversity, body, gender, health in early childhood education

BODI – Cultural diversity, body, gender, health in early childhood education

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo e contatti

  • To contribute to the development of education policies and practices on intercultural education, gender education and inclusion of children/parents of minority cultural backgrounds
  • To contribute to the development of the competences and tools of teachers, school staff and managers for:
  1. understanding cultural differences having an impact on early childhood education
  2. addressing issues of cultural diversity, gender, and health with the children
  3. involving parents (of migrant and non-migrant origin) and engage them in dialogue about sensitive issues such as cultural differences, gender, body, health
  • To contribute to improving schools’ capacity to address cultural diversity, to ensure that children of different cultural backgrounds and their parents are not excluded and equip children for participation in an intercultural society tolerant towards gender diversity, disability

  • Organising a training workshop for project staff at transnational level on the critical incidents methodology
  • Devising a manual and toolbox of practical activities based critical incidents method, theatre pedagogy, non-formal and intercultural pedagogy
  • Setting up an e-training course for teachers
  • Training and transferring the critical incidents method to 75 teachers of early childhood education
  • Piloting the activities in the reader for parent inclusion with 50 parents
  • Testing the activities included in the manual of practical activities with children in local schools

  • Reader of school practices on cultural diversity based on desktop research, and identification of good practices in the partner countries
  • Reader of cultural diversity based on the approach of critical incidents and cultural anthropology
  • Reader for parent inclusion based on analysis of “good practices”, identification of key elements through interviews, proposal of activities based on intercultural pedagogy
  • Manual and toolbox of practical activities to work with children
  • E-training course for teachers of early childhood education
  • An international conference and training

  • Coordinator: Elan Interculturel (France)
  • Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (Cyprus)
  • Kindervilla (Austria)
  • La Xixa Teatre (Spain)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2015 – 31/08/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices – Strategic Partnerships for SCHOOL education

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org

www.bodi-project.eu


EQUIL – Equality in Learning

EQUIL – Equality in Learning

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop learning resources which support the professional development of new and existing Employment Practitioners and Educators in the field of mental health.
  • To reduce disparities in learning outcomes affecting disadvantaged learners
  • To develop training programme and a methodology for supporting people with mental ill health into work

  • Organising informal Focus groups with people with mental ill health
  • National detailed reporting of key findings of the desk based research and the informal focus group in each country
  • Developing training packages to promote partnership building between Employment Practitioners/Educators, Employers and People with Lived Experience of Mental Ill Health
  • Creating a the training programme focusing on the underlying Values and Beliefs which practitioners need to be able to recognize to be able to support people with mental health problems back into the workforce
  • In depth research to develop a sustainable model for implementation of the training programme across Europe, including a positional statement with barriers to implementation clearly identified and solutions suggested

  • Co-produced training programme that takes into account different models of employment support across Europe including the IPS (Individual Placement and Support) model
  • A Toolkit for Co-Production, where professionals and people with lived experience are equal partners in designing interventions and training
  • Positional Analysis and Sustainability
  • Online learning resource and mentoring platform

  • Coordinator: MEH – Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • Mersey Care NHS Trust (United Kingdom)
  • Accion Laboral (Spain)
  • mhtconsult (Denmark)
  • Zorgvragersorganisatie GGZ Midden Holland (The Netherlands)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2015 – 01/09/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for ADULT education

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


HEAD – Healthy Diversity

HEAD – Healthy Diversity

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the capacity of health professionals and institutions in meeting the needs of a culturally diverse patient group, thereby reducing the barriers to accessing services and alleviating different forms of discrimination with the health sector.
  • To develop transcultural competences of health professionals as well as the development of health institutions’ capacity to handle diversity
  • To develop methods of empowering patients with diverse needs
  • To reduce linguistic barriers and to promote intercultural awareness and responsiveness to social, linguistic and cultural diversity
  • To offer innovative ICT based training tools to address cultural diversity in the health sector

  • Mapping how diversity affects health’ professionals work by identifying critical incidents through interviews and group sessions with health professionals
  • Collecting and mapping the relevant international literature of medical anthropology as an introductory material for health professionals interested in intercultural issues
  • Selecting, adapting, transferring and disseminating good practices from diversity management and intercultural communication within the healthcare sector to healthcare institutions
  • Developing a curriculum and set of training modules for healthcare professionals
  • Teaching, training activities
  • Setting up an online free platform for health professionals to share all outputs in a user-friendly manner for the autonomous self-training of health professionals and to open all resources to relevant groups
  • Implementing a series of multiplier events and blended mobility for health professionals

  • Manual of analysed critical incidents in health
  • Medical Anthropology Reader
  • Guide to Collaborative Best Practice in health and diversity
  • Healthy diversity course curriculum for health professionals
  • Open Online Course “Healthy Diversity”

  • Coordinator: Warwickshire Race Equality Partnership (United Kingdom)
  • Artemisszio Foundation (Hungary)
  • Elan Interculturel (France)
  • mhtconsult ApS (Denmark)
  • Universitaet Wien (Austria)
  • South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2015 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of VET

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org

healthydiversity.eu


CAPE – Careers Advice and Pathways to Employment

CAPE – Careers Advice and Pathways to Employment

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To support and improve careers advice and guidance given to young people at risk of Early School leaving (ESL)
  • To enable young people to develop career management skills and make better career choices
  • To improve dialogue and activity with enterprises from across Europe and across sectors (VET, second chance and informal learning)
  • To ensure teachers, trainers and counsellors to have the necessary knowledge and skills to support young people to develop Career Management Skills (CMS)

  • Establishing of employer forums and networks, encouraging VET providers and second chance schools to bring together education providers and enterprises
  • Conducting research on existing good practices and training needs analysis of teachers and trainers
  • Developing a train the trainer programme, with 4 training events across Europe, and tested among the partnership
  • Gathering and sharing of good practices in employer engagement from across Europe
  • Training events for teaching staffs to improve links with employers and develop learning resources

  • Literature Review Report on existing careers guidance practices in schools and VET providers
  • Needs Analysis report on the education and training needs of the target groups: teachers and trainers, young people at risk of ESL, employers
  • Guide to Good Practice in Careers Advice for NEETs
  • Train the Trainer Programme and e-Learning Platform
  • Trainers’ Handbook
  • Careers Curriculum Framework
  • Handbook of Teaching and Learning Resources
  • Guide to Effective Employer Engagement

  • Coordinator: Stowarzyszenie Profilaktyczno-Wychowawcze Fenix (Poland)
  • Stichting EURICON (The Netherlands)
  • EfVET – European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (The Netherlands)
  • Scoala Gimnaziala Nr 5 Piatra Neamt (Romania)
  • CECE Madrid, Confederación Española de Centros de Enseñanza (Spain)
  • ANESPO – Associação Nacional de Escolas Profissionais (Portugal)
  • Intercollege Nicosia (Cyprus)
  • FSZK – Fogyatékos Személyek Esélyegyenlöségéért Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft. (Hungary)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2015 – 01/09/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of VET

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster cooperation and exchange of experiences and good practices in the field of green entrepreneurship and youth employability
  • To contribute to developing the quality of support systems and the capabilities of youth NGOs dealing with unemployed young people and NEETs
  • To up-skill youth workers and expand their capabilities in the field of green economy, sustainable entrepreneurship and to learn the methods of social innovation
  • To improve young people’s level of skills, knowledge and competencies needed for their active participation in the labour market
  • To build quality transnational non-formal learning mobility network that will be supporting new initiatives and activities on youth employability and green entrepreneurship for young people

  • Developing an educational module in the field of green entrepreneurship and youth employability, and
  • Participating in an international training course to improve their didactic skills
  • Pilot-testing the gained knowledge at local level in Slovenia, Portugal, Nepal, Tanzania, Argentina and Italy
  • Working group activities and campaigns of unemployed youths, under the mentorship of youth workers

  • International Training Course on green economy and youth employability
  • Local educational activities in each partner country
  • Local information campaigns
  • International youth exchange on green entrepreneurships
  • Manual on green entrepreneurship and youth employability: guidelines on planning green business ideas

  • Coordinator: KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • Associação Check-IN – Cooperação e Desenvolvimento (Portugal)
  • CCN – Campaign for Change-Nepal (Nepal)
  • TYCEN Tanzania Youth Cultural Exchange Network (Tanzania)
  • Fundación SES (Argentina)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/07/2015 – 30/06/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


WELFARE – Workability and Flexicurity for Employment

WELFARE – Workability and Flexicurity for Employment

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnerInfo & contacts

  • To provide youth workers with new knowledge on workability and flexicurity that will serve the young people they work with to be more equipped for current labour market needs and challenges
  • To promote and encourage flexibility and workability in their work as a response to youth unemployment and for young people’s empowerment
  • To introduce new creative ways of reaching out to target groups of young unemployed people by familiarizing them with new cultural, artistic and musical tools and dynamics
  • To increase awareness of the youth workers on the importance of culture, art and music, as non-formal tools for their work with youth and how it can have effects in every day routine, as well as the perspectives in the labour field
  • To facilitate the exchange of experiences, traditions, best practices, habits and promote cooperation in the field of creative work with youth through culture, art and music in the EU countries

From 7th to 15th of November 2015, 39 participants such as youth workers, project leaders, youth advisers and other professionals working with youth in a modular pathway, are involved into activities which will inspire and provide them with tools and methodologies in order to help young unemployed people to face current employment challenges through a new and innovative pattern that uses music, theatre and art as means of promoting new skills and employment in particular, stimulating creative partnerships between culture and labour market

  • WELFARE Public Report

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Bulgarian Network for Human Rights Education (Bulgaria)
  • Udruga Veliki Mali Čovjek (Croatia)
  • mhtconsult ApS (Denmark)
  • Kinonikes Sineteristikes Drastiriotites Efpathon Omadon EDRA (Greece)
  • Biedriba “Pozitiva Doma” (Latvia)
  • Association Out of standart (Lithuania)
  • Rokiskio jaunimo organizaciju sajunga “Apvalus stalas” (Lithuania)
  • Youth Forum Bitola (Macedonia)
  • Overhalla Commune (Norway)
  • Associação para a Formação Profissional e Desenvolvimento do Montijo (Portugal)
  • Fundatia ACTIVITY pentru resurse umane si dezvoltare durabila (Romania)
  • PiNA – Kulturno izobrazevalno drustvo (Slovenia)
  • Asociación Intercultural Europea – Go Europe (Spain)
  • Ayuntamiento de Murcia (Spain)
  • Kasif Genclik ve Spor Kulubu Dernegi (Turkey)
  • Dacorum Council for Voluntary Service (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/05/2015 – 30/04/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+, Key Activity 1: Mobility of youth workers [Programme countries]

Contact: CESIE: training@cesie.org


e2MP – European Mobility Project Management Platform

e2MP – European Mobility Project Management Platform

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create new innovative tools and methods to train Youth Workers in the European Mobility Project Management
  • To support young people with fewer opportunities in the construction, the realization and the capitalization of their experience
  • To facilitate young people with fewer opportunities’ employability

  • Conducting a research for identifying methods, systems, skills and knowledge about the management of mobility project for young people
  • Creation of questionnaires and exercises for youth workers
  • Conducting a research about tools and methods for supporting young people with fewer opportunities in the construction, preparation, monitoring and capitalization of their European mobility project
  • Identification of methodologies and approaches for facilitating young people professional inclusion

  • European Mobility Project Management Online Training for Youth Workers
  • Specific online session dedicated to the European Mobility project management and support of people with less opportunity
  • Evaluation and certification process to evaluate and certify the quality of support and the skills of Youth Workers in the European Mobility Project Management after following the training
  • Guide for a quality professional orientation and inclusion session from Youth Workers to Young people after their mobility projects
  • Online platform to capitalize and share all the created tools, practices and methods concerning the training on European Mobility Project Management for the Youth Workers in Europe

  • Coordinator: ADICE, Association pour le developpement des initiatives citoyennes et europeennes (France)
  • CCW, Career Change Wales – Training Academy (United Kingdom)
  • Sophie Delebarre Conseil (France)
  • EFM, Europejskie Forum Mlodziezy (Poland)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/05/2015 – 30/04/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (France), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership – Youth

Contact: CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org
https://mobilitycompetences.com/


EIRENE – European IntercultuRal Education towards a New Era of Understanding

EIRENE – European IntercultuRal Education towards a New Era of Understanding

ObjectivesActivitiesRisultatiPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To strengthen youth workers, youth advisors and project managers working in the field of youth’s participatory attitude and key competences, while exploring intercultural relations and new socio-political perspectives
  • To promote intercultural dialogue through non-formal education to the benefit of young people’s well-being and career perspectives
  • To promote the culture of non-violence and constructive conflict resolution
  • To stimulate youth organisations’ openness and, ultimately, youth work in the EU and the Balkans through capacity building in the field of mediation and communication

Training Course in Palermo from 05th to 13th of December 2015. The main activities are: Introduction of the approach of non-violence developed by Danilo Dolci through a theoretical and practical sessions and interactive workshops on peace building, mediation and communication. All the activities will be based on the principles of non-formal learning and will contribute in reaching the overall objectives of the project in a participatory and creative way

  • EIRENE Log-Book – promotion material reflecting the activities of the course and spreading further the results achieved

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Platform AGORA – Active Communities for Development Alternatives (Bulgaria)
  • INTER ALIA (Greece)
  • Duha – UNITED (Czech Republic)
  • School of Social Work, Rotterdam University (The Netherlands)
  • AFPDM – Associação para a Formação Profissional e Desenvolvimento de Montijo (Portugal)
  • Unión Romaní (Spain)
  • Young Partners for Civil Society Development Association (Romania)
  • DBD – Divadlo bez domova (Slovakia)
  • Municipality of Kochani (Macedonia)
  • S&G – System and Generation Association (Turkey)
  • Mersey Media CIC (United Kingdom)
  • CDI – Cooperation and Development Institute (Albania)
  • Beyond Barriers Association (Albania)
  • PRONI Center for youth development Brcko (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Kosovo Young Lawyers association (Kosovo)
  • MANT – Montenegrin Association for New Technologies (Montenegro)
  • OSMEH – Organization for Solidarity, Mobility, Ecology and Humanity of youth (Serbia)
  • SAS – Student association of Serbia (Serbia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/05/2015 – 01/05/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+, Key Activity 1: Mobility of youth workers [Partner countries]

Contact: CESIE: training@cesie.org


STEP BY STEP – Step by step commitments for energy saving

STEP BY STEP – Step by step commitments for energy saving

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve households’ knowledge about energy saving behaviours and energy-efficient products
  • To motivate households to commit to energy-saving actions
  • To encourage community-based interactions between households likely to invest in high quality renewable energy products
  • To better understand behaviour patterns relative to energy savings in different target groups
  • To conduct a set of dissemination actions in view of promoting the STEP_BY_STEP concept and its implementation by European and local authorities

  • Recruitment of 6.300 households by door-to-door interviews
  • Elaboration of an “energy saving” kit
  • Elaboration and deployment of the behavioural change strategy and designing of accompany schemes for each energy saving action
  • Accompaniment of 5.000 households to suggest energy saving actions
  • Creation of databases containing information about: household profile, data related to behaviour change, knowledge about energy savings, electricity consumption, household locations, etc.

  • Delivering energy savings of about 12% for at least 6.300 households
  • 20% of the accompanied households take decision to purchase energy-efficient products (1.000 households)
  • Produced economic benefits in terms of electricity saved and monetary savings for targeted consumers
  • Caused environmental benefits in terms of reduction of CO2, SOx, NOx, VOC and PM emissions
  • Produced social benefits in terms of reduction of morbidity and mortality caused by CO2, SOx, NOx, VOC and PM emissions

  • Coordinator: E3D-Environnement (France)
  • University of Gent (Belgium)
  • Pro-Akademia (Poland)
  • Zentrum Fuer Europaeische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH – ZEW (Germany)
  • Agència Energètica de la Ribera (Spain)
  • Comune di Cefalù (Italy)
  • City of Gent (Belgium)
  • City of Warsaw (Poland)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2015 – 31/08/2017

DG of reference: DG Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, Societal Challenges, Energy Efficiency – Market up – Topic: Consumer engagement for sustainable energy

Contact: CESIE: letizia.portera@cesie.org

www.stepbystep2020.eu


PLACE – Planting Cities

PLACE – Planting Cities

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To strengthen the role of youth work in the development of inclusive and healthy societies by promoting innovative and creative use of urban garden as multiple-goal oriented tool
  • To enhance cooperation and cross-cutting synergies between European and third countries to improve the quality and the impact of youth work in Partner countries
  • To develop new tools for the youth field through the creation of an open educational resource (OER) on how to use urban gardening in youth work

  • Training course on how to use urban gardening as a tool for youth work [Palermo, September 2015]
  • European Voluntary Service mobility in Italy, Slovenia, China, India and Nepal [March to July 2016]
  • Creation and development of local urban gardens and local workshops on gardening
  • Conference for launching the Open Educational Resource (OER) on how use urban gardening in youth work

  • Open Educational Resource on how to use urban gardening in youth work
  • Community urban gardens in Palermo, Beejing, Koper, Kathmandu and Bhubaneswar

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • CANGO – China Association for NGO Cooperation (China)
  • CCN – Campaign for Change Nepal (Nepal)
  • JRP – Jeevan Rekha Parishad (India)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2015 – 28/02/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


VALLEY – Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering

VALLEY – Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide a new approach to promote volunteering among young people as a resource of personal empowerment
  • To validate skills and competences developed mainly by youngsters during their volunteering experience
  • To help young people understand the global benefits of volunteering in their life in terms of social integration and (re)engagement, civic participation, mobility opportunities, discovery of hidden talents etc.
  • To focus on young people already involved in volunteer activities and who have never experienced volunteering (specific focus on NEETs and young people with migration background)

  • Carry out social research on youth volunteering in Europe
  • Design and deliver training course on the topic of validation of learning outcomes in volunteering services for at least 15 multipliers working for volunteering organisations in 6 partner countries
  • Test the VALLEY methodology based on LEVEL5 validation system with at least 30 young people from 6 partner countries that will take part in a volunteering activity and apply the validation methodology
  • Delivery of national workshops to share experiences, final conference and award ceremony for European stakeholders to make visible VALLEY, volunteering projects and initiatives for validating learning outcomes
  • Set up a European community of volunteering organisations and stakeholders with use of social networks

  • Community and e-platform to share good practises and make available update information on volunteering opportunities for youngsters
  • LEVEL5 validation methodology and validation system for competences
  • Qualification for professionals and multipliers in the volunteering sector
  • Online toolbox consisting of the methodology, volunteers mentoring guidelines for staff/trainers, good practice examples and practical information on how to join the VALLEY community and use the e-platform

  • Coordinator: Bupnet Bildung Und Projekt Netzwerk Gmbh (Germany)
  • Die Berater Unternehmensberatungs GmbH (Austria)
  • EUROCIRCLE (France)
  • BEMIS (UK)
  • The Association for the Promotion of Women in Romania (Romania)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2015 – 28/02/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org

www.valley-eu.org


ENERGY+ | Equal opportunities for New GeneRation through creative empowerment of Youth

ENERGY+ | Equal opportunities for New GeneRation through creative empowerment of Youth

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide volunteers with employability and soft skills for their future careers
  • To introduce participants to the significance of leading a balanced life combining office work and outdoor activities
  • To strengthen the principle of social inclusion through voluntary work using international and local approaches
  • To promote interaction, reciprocal understanding and intercultural integration among local beneficiaries

  • Hosting at CESIE of 12 European volunteers coming from Greece, France, Latvia, Spain, Slovenia and Serbia
  • Design and implementation of creative activities and workshops for increasing migrants’ social and labour inclusion
  • Supporting administrative procedures at CESIE
  • Participation and support in activities and intercultural events organized by CESIE, Palermo

  • Football Tournament “Football for friendship
  • ENERGY+ Journal: Creative Workshops follow-up diary
  • ENERGY+ Video: audio-visual presentation of Creative Workshops carried out by volunteers

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Kinonikes Sineteristikes Drastiriotites Efpathon Omadon EDRA (Greece)
  • Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • Biedriba “Pozitiva Doma” (Latvia)
  • Asociación Mundus – Un Mundo a tus Pies – (Portugal)
  • Kulturno izobrazevalno drustvo PiNA (Slovenia)
  • OSMEH – Organizacija za Solidarnost, Mobilnost, Ekologiju i Humanost mladih (Serbia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2015 – 31/01/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Key Activity 1 – European Voluntary Service

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


MORE – Many Opportunities Real Equality

MORE – Many Opportunities Real Equality

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve volunteers’ personal, social and professional skills
  • To promote intercultural exchanges between volunteers and local community
  • To foster active citizenship and community development
  • To foster cooperation between organisations in the youth field and promote the exchange best practices

  • Multimedia (photographing and video shooting of different events and projects; graphic design)
  • Project management (assisting in writing and implementation of youth exchange or other European projects, assisting in organization of local events within Europe Direct activities)
  • Administrative support to partner organisations (communication activities, logistic support during cultural activities, training courses, youth exchanges, work camps)
  • Promotion of Erasmus+ Programme in schools, universities, youth clubs
  • People living with disability (organization of workshops, therapeutic and leisure time activities, organization of sport events, bazaars and festival)
  • Environmental education for children
  • Assistance to library and museum of ethno arts and bio construction (book renting and cultural events organizing)
  • Visibility and communication (updating organization’s web site, production of posters)
  • Radio on-air (preparation of radio shows about youth)

  • Presentation of the volunteers’ personal project at the sending organisation
  • MORE Booklet: collection of most representative articles about volunteers’ experience
  • Organization of 2 Infodays about mobility opportunities

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Kulturno izobrazevalno drustvo PiNA (Slovenia)
  • ProAtlântico – Associação Juvenil (Portugal)
  • Kinonikes Sineteristikes Drastiriotites Efpathon Omadon EDRA (Greece)
  • Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • Gesellschaft für Europabildung e.V. (Germany)
  • Omladinski Centar “Iskoristi dan – Carpe Diem” DOBOJ (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Solidarites Jeunesses MCP (France)
  • Espírito de Mudança – Associação Juvenil (Portugal)
  • Sistem ve Jenerasyon Dernegi (Turkey)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2015 – 31/01/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Key Activity 1 – European Voluntary Service

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


EQUALITY for CHANGE – Gender equality through global capacity building

EQUALITY for CHANGE – Gender equality through global capacity building

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster cooperation and exchange of experiences and good practices in the field of young women empowerment and non-formal education
  • To build a transnational mobility EU-Africa women Network to promote non-formal learning
  • To improve the mobility of young people and youth workers, as well as youth employability
  • To increase young women’s understanding of intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity
  • To improve the quality and recognition of non-formal learning by developing educational programs in the field of media and new non-formal educational didactics

  • Carry out local research on the needs of young women and creation of a strategic report about the status of gender equality in partner countries
  • Public campaigning on gender equality and women empowerment in each partner country
  • Deliver national seminar on women and multimedia/ICT in each partner country
  • Deliver international youth training on media, communication and gender equality, Slovenia
  • Job shadowing opportunities in each partner country
  • Experience short term European Voluntary Service (EVS) in Kenya and Italy

  • Guidelines on EVS and Youth Mobility of women
  • Public Reports on local project activities achievements in each partner country

  • Coordinator: KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • De Lindenberg (Netherlands)
  • TYCEN – Tanzania Youth Cultural Exchange Network (Tanzania)
  • CAPEC – Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (Cameroon)
  • KVDA – Kenya Voluntary Development Association (Kenya)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2015 – 30/07/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


SPAcE – Supporting Policy and Action for Active Environments

SPAcE – Supporting Policy and Action for Active Environments

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To share current good (evidenced based) practice of the implementation and promotion of an Urban Active Environment (UActivE) to increase population (community) physical activity levels
  • To establish working groups in five EU member states to develop an UActivE Action Plan with a focus on creating environments to support physical activity for the creation of a more physical active environment
  • To develop and embed the UActivE Action Plan into policy/practice in each designated city/town
  • To develop competencies in the assessment of value of the UActivE Action Plan through training in the use of the Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT)

  • Carry out scoping exercise of evidence and good practices
  • Deliver Learning and Sharing of Good Practice Symposium and Workshop in Palermo (Italy) to facilitate the sharing of practice, experience and knowledge across partners and workshop on UActivE Action Plans
  • Plan, prepare, develop and implement the UActivE Action Plans for 5 implementation sites (Greece, Italy, Latvia, Romania and Spain)
  • Plan, design and deliver HEAT training to patterns and designated staff from each of the implementation sites (2 per partner = 10 trained staff, plus partners)

  • EU UActivE Summary of Evidence and Good Practice document
  • Guidance document ‘How to Create and Evaluate an UActivE’ including 5 case studies from partners
  • ‘How to’ guidance on measuring value of an UActivE, including a complementary media clip

  • Coordinator: University of Gloucestershire (UK)
  • University of Oxford (UK)
  • University of Thessaly (Greece)
  • University of Zurich (Switzerland)
  • LIKES Foundation for Sport and Health Science (Finland)
  • Castilla La Mancha Regional Government of Education (Spain)
  • Tukums Municipality (Latvia)
  • Brasov Metropolitan Agency (Romania)
  • Municipality of Trikala (Greece)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org

www.activeenvironments.eu


ARRC – ACTION FOR CHANGE: Achieving Resilience, Recovery and Choices for women and children following domestic violence

ARRC – ACTION FOR CHANGE: Achieving Resilience, Recovery and Choices for women and children following domestic violence

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop and exchange best practice in establishing specialised services to enable women and children to recover and reduce the need for removal of children
  • To empower women victims of domestic violence (DV) in steering and delivering the project to ensure services are responsive to their needs
  • To develop the ‘invest to save’ business case for establishing specialised services and develop recommendations for establishing provision at local, regional and national level across partner countries
  • To improve awareness and understanding of the needs of target beneficiaries and encourage and assist member states to develop service options that address gaps in provision

  • Steering Committee in the UK, in Romania and in Italy, with the involvement of women survivors of domestic violence, organised in the Shadow Women’s Board
  • Organisation of 4 Round Tables on the topics of birth mothers and families and implementing adequate support services to prevent the placement of children from women living in violent environment – stakeholders, academics, researchers, policy makers, practitioners and the women’s shadow boards will be directly engaged
  • Desk-based and qualitative research (interviews with women survivors and practitioners) to map the existing services and report on the best practices in delivering support to the target group
  • Design and implementation of new services delivered as pilot projects for women at risk of losing a child to care as a result of domestic violence
  • Development of a Best Practice Toolkit for practitioners, based on the findings of the research, the Transnational Workshops, the Round Tables, the women’s shadow board, and pilot project evaluations

  • Women’s Resources and Women’s Shadow Board
  • 4 Pilot Projects in UK, Romania, Hungary and Italy
  • 4 Transnational Workshops and 4 Round Tables on the topics of birth mothers and families
  • Desk-top Literature and Best Practice Review
  • Pilot Project Evaluation Report
  • Best Practice Tool
  • Final Dissemination Conference in the UK

  • Coordinator: RBKC – Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (United Kingdom)
  • Advance (United Kingdom)
  • Inclusion (United Kingdom)
  • CFCECAS – Center for Lifelong Learning and Evaluation of Skills in Social Work (Romania)
  • G-Led (Hungary)
  • Borgorete (Italy)

Associated Partners

  • Westminster City Council (United Kingdom)
  • London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2016

DG of reference: DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org


SENSE – Social Entrepreneurship & Social media for youth Employability

SENSE – Social Entrepreneurship & Social media for youth Employability

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote and encourage social entrepreneurship as a response to youth unemployment
  • To raise awareness about opportunities offered by social networks to facilitate employability and to promote social enterprise in the Euro-Mediterranean area through the exchange of best practices
  • To foster intercultural, intergenerational dialogue and understanding, economic development and social inclusion of youth
  • To promote deeper knowledge about European programmes and funding opportunities for youth and social entrepreneurs for the EuroMed area

The SENSE training course [6th-14th June 2015] aims to give to its 32 participating youth workers, tools and new methodologies to youth workers by providing ideas on how to create a social business and bring a positive impact on society, ensuring social inclusion and economic development through social entrepreneurship, as well as exploiting and exploring the opportunities offered by social media in promotion of their own social enterprise, as well as give knowledge on the use of social media in getting employed

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Euro-Mediterranean Center for Cross-Cultural Dialogue (Bulgaria)
  • Centre for European Initiatives Association (Bulgaria)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • Association Pour le Developpement Des Initiatives Citoyennes et Europeennes (France)
  • Christliches Jugenddorfwerk Frechen (Germany)
  • Vardakeios School of indigent children (Greece)
  • Asociationa Tineri Parteneri Pentru Dezvoltarea Societatii Civile (Romania)
  • Youth Forum Bitola (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
  • Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas (Lithuania)
  • Hugo Snabilie (The Netherlands)
  • Asociación Iniciativa Internacional Joven (Spain)
  • Asociación Colectivo para la Acción y la Investigación sobrela Exclusión Social Urbana (Spain)
  • Lykia Izcilik ve Doga Sporlari Kulubu Dernegi (Turkey)
  • Pr’Animação-Associação de Animação Cultural (Portugal)
  • Union jeunesse euormed Algerie (Algeria)
  • Waseela For Training and Development (Egypt)
  • Beit Ariel – youth center (Israel)
  • Al-Hayat Center for Civil Society Development (Jordan)
  • Leaders Of Life For Sustainable Development (Jordan)
  • Padil, Services à la portée des associations (Tunisia)
  • Association “La Volonté” (Tunisia)
  • Amel Association International (Lebanon)
  • Agir Ensemble (Morocco)
  • Observatoire Marocain de la Paix Sociale (Morocco)
  • Juhoud for Community and Rural Development (Palestine)
  • Wi’am Center For Conflict Resolution (Palestine)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+, Key Action 1, Mobility of youth workers

Contact: CESIE: alisa.harlamova@cesie.org


C.O.H.E.SION – Cultural bridges for Youth Employability and Inclusion

C.O.H.E.SION – Cultural bridges for Youth Employability and Inclusion

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To stimulate creativity and innovation for youth workers in the EU context, to improve their key competences in their work in general and with migrants in particular
  • To improve the quality of youth work and related services
  • To promote new tools mixing non-formal education, ICT, Art and Creative Thinking to increase young migrants’ employability and social inclusion
  • To increase awareness of youth workers on the current situations of young migrants in the EU countries regarding inclusion and employability
  • To inform participants on the new Erasmus+ Programme for 2014/2020, giving special focus on active inclusion of youth and migrants project themes

From the 24th of May to the 1st of June 2015, 34 participants are involved in activities created to empower youth workers to include ICT, creative tools and various forms of art, in order to boost the employability and active inclusion of migrants. COHESION aims also at empowering furthermore youth workers’ own professional and personal development by enhancing their intercultural skills and competences, giving them the tools to create sensitization campaigns to reach their target in the best way. The TC methodology will be based mainly on the principles of non-formal education (with the organization of 3 parallel workshops: 1) Performance; 2) New Media; 3) Handmade Creative Thinking) besides theoretical sessions that require the active participation of the group

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Bulgarian Network for Human Rights Education (Bulgaria)
  • Centre for European Initiatives Association (Bulgaria)
  • UDRUGA “Veliki mali čovjek” (Croatia)
  • Ceská sekce DCI – Sdruzení zastáncu detskych práv (Czech Republic)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • Divadlo bez domova (Slovakia)
  • FLA-KULTUR (France)
  • Asociatia Tineri Parteneri Pentru Dezvoltarea Societatii Civile (Romania)
  • Associação para a Formação Profissional e Desenvolvimento do Montijo (Portugal)
  • Fundacja “InnCrea” (Poland)
  • INTER ALIA (Greece)
  • Lidosk (Turkey)
  • Ayuntamiento De Murcia (Spain)
  • Asocijacija NEL (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
  • PINA (Slovenia)
  • Pr’Animação – Associação de Animação Cultural (Portugal)
  • RJOS Apvalus stalas (Lithuania)
  • Community Action Dacorum (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+, Key Activity 1: Mobility of youth workers

Contact: CESIE: training@cesie.org


LangMOOCs – Language Massive Open Online Courses

LangMOOCs – Language Massive Open Online Courses

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To step up support for language learning and promote multilingualism through the implementation of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for language learning and the creation and promotion of language Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • To research the potential of MOOCs in language learning, fostering a strategic use of ICT
  • To promote the use of MOOCs in non-academic institutions, connecting and supporting language teachers and education providers across the European Union

  • Research on the theory of online language learning and teaching practices
  • Exploration, classification and evaluation of available MOOCs for language learning
  • Development and finalization of guidelines containing the core course elements of a Massive Open Online and Interactive Language Learning Environment
  • Development of language lessons in digital format in 5 languages (English, Greek, German, Norwegian, Italian)
  • Planning and implementation of pilot language learning MOOCs in 5 partner country languages

  • Research report on the pedagogical framework of MOOCs
  • Report on available MOOCs for language learning
  • Pilot MOOC for language learning
  • Report on the pilot courses with recommendations for future improvement
  • LangMOOC Toolkit
  • Language Open Educational Resources in English, Greek, German, Norwegian and Italian language

  • Coordinator: Active Citizens Partnership (Greece)
  • Iberika education group gGmbH (Germany)
  • Dacorum Council for Voluntary Service (United Kingdom)
  • Høgskolen i Sør-Trøndelag (Norway)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 28/12/2014 – 27/12/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Greece), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for adult education

Contact: CESIE: francesca.vacanti@cesie.org

www.langmooc.com


MADRE – Multilateral Approach to Develop Rural Empowerment

MADRE – Multilateral Approach to Develop Rural Empowerment

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To educate field operators and community leaders to become “active change agents” who are not just executors of actions
  • To motivate people who live in developing areas to adopt best practices for sustainable livelihood behaviours
  • To encourage new communication skills between rural stakeholders
  • To use non-formal education tools to create and disseminate good practices
  • To share good practices through new communication skills using innovative tools (RMA, Creative thinking, Non-formal education)

  • Delivery of training for Field officers and Community Leaders in Madagascar

  • Coordinator: Welthungerhilfe (Germany)
  • Centro per lo Sviluppo Creativo Danilo Dolci (Italy)

Date of project: December 2014 – June 2015

Institution of reference: Welthungerhilfe – Special funds for Pilot Projects: Innovation, Impact or Sustainability

Contact: CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org


MANUCULTURA – Cultural Education with Apprentices

MANUCULTURA – Cultural Education with Apprentices

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To give new inputs to initial vocational training and school system of partner countries
  • To demonstrate the synergy between culture and initial vocational training sectors
  • To encourage the development of social and cultural key competences in youth trainees
  • To give innovative idea how to improve youngsters’ participation to culture activities

  • Exchanging method and techniques for cultural education during initial Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Developing joint suggestions how to promote culture training in Institutions of Art, Trade and Marketing, and initial VET
  • Identification, collection and sharing of best practices, as examples of Culture Project activities targeting youth
  • Delivery of five international study visits to learn more about hosting partner country in the frame of learning, training, culture and art

  • MANUCULTURA – Recommendations on Cultural Education: Analysis and identification of models for successful cultural education with apprentices
  • MANUCULTURA Blog: collection of cultural projects, Best Practices and list of suggestions on how to promote culture training in Institutions of Art, Trade and Marketing and initial VET successful

  • Coordinator: KulturKontakt (Austria)
  • ARKEN – Museum of Modern Art (Denmark)
  • Alnatura Produktions und Handels GmbH (Germany)
  • Museum of contemporary Art (Croatia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2014 – 30/11/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, National Agency (Austria), Erasmus+ Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of VET

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

www.manucultura.net


ArtS – Skills for the creative economy

ArtS – Skills for the creative economy

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To design and deliver a joint vocational training programme for low-skilled, unemployment and self-employed artists of the following areas: Craft, Cultural Heritage, Design, Music, Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Performing Arts
  • To develop an outcome oriented VET curriculum according to EQF/ECVET standards and responds to specific skill-shortages in the creative and cultural sectors’ market
  • To update professional competences of low-skilled artists and to provide them with management, business and networking skills
  • To reinforce cooperation with other VET providers, labour market and stakeholders and raise awareness about the problems and opportunities of the CCS (Cultural and Creative sectors)at a transnational level

  • Undertaking a needs and a state-of-the-art analysis in Spain, Italy and Greece about the sector skill shortages and ECVET strategy
  • Designing the curricula, certification and assessment methods
  • Developing ArtS portal that contains: e-learning platform, a career guidance section, ArtS forum, information on funding opportunities
  • Testing the online training material and deliver the curricula

  • Coordinator: KEK Eurotraining AE (Greece)
  • Athens Chamber of Tradesmen (Greece)
  • SWISS APPROVAL (Greece)
  • Sinergy of Music Theatre (Greece)
  • Libera – Associazioni, nomi e numeri contro le mafie, Palermo (Italy)
  • Melting Pro. Laboratorio per la Cultura (Italy)
  • Centro Studi e Formazione Villa Montesca (Italy)
  • Consorzio Universitario Piceno (Italy)
  • Fondo Formacion Euskadi Sll (Spain)
  • Asociacion Cultural Euroaccion Murcia (Spain)
  • Federacion Vizcaina de Empresas del Metal (Spain)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2014 – 31/10/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Action 2, Sector Skills Alliances

Contact: CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org

www.arts-project.eu


SCIENT – A European University-Business Alliance aiming to foster young SCIEntists’ ENTrepreneurial spirit

SCIENT – A European University-Business Alliance aiming to foster young SCIEntists’ ENTrepreneurial spirit

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster entrepreneurial spirit among PhD STEM students/graduates (academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math), as these people have untapped business potential
  • To enhance scientific entrepreneurship levels within EU Universities, decreasing over the long-term youth unemployment and boosting job creation and growth across the EU
  • To open up new learning opportunities through the practical application of entrepreneurial skills, which will involve the creation of start-ups and spin-offs, commercialisation of new services, products and prototypes

  • Conducting in-depth needs’ analysis, identify the obstacles that PhD students/graduates face in transferring their research findings into business ideas
  • STEM students involved in internships, working in interdisciplinary teams and under the guidance of academic faculty, managers, investors and entrepreneurs, having thus the unique opportunity to understand business needs and how their research can be applied in real business settings
  • Development and testing of a complete pre-accelerator programme offered in universities, research and entrepreneurship centres, accelerators and incubators

  • Current state of the art and needs’ analysis, Italy
  • State-of-the-art teaching methods and techniques on entrepreneurship education for PhD students/graduates
  • Transfer of best practices from North EU countries that have long-term experience in entrepreneurship and accelerator programmes to South EU countries
  • Entrepreneurship Academy and Business Competition in Cyprus

  • Coordinator: GrantXpert Consulting Ltd (Cyprus)
  • Grantholder: UBI – University of Beira Interior (Portugal)
  • FUNDEUN (Spain)
  • Chrysalis Leap (Cyprus)
  • Parkurbis, Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Covilhã, SA EM (Portugal)
  • ISOB GmbH (Germany)
  • European University Cyprus (Cyprus)
  • University of Gloucestershire (United Kingdom)
  • UBI, University of Beira Interior (Portugal)
  • University of Gloucestershire (United Kingdom)
  • SPS, Clusters for the Sensors Industry (Germany)
  •  CyBAN Cyprus Business Angels Network (Cyprus)
  • Paragon Europe (Malta)
  • Aster S. Cons. p. A. (Italy)
  • KTU, Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)
  • Sigmalive (Cyprus)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project in Action

Project dates: 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Knowledge alliances

Contacts: CESIE stefania.zanna@cesie.org


Tutte le strade portano a scuola

Tutte le strade portano a scuola

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To limit the risks of early school leaving for young people aged 5 to 16
  • To promote the interest towards technical and scientific disciplines for young people aged 5 to 16
  • To promote the use of innovative teaching methods and the gain of technical and scientific competences of teachers working in the involved schools
  • To improve the school-family relationship

  • Students’ training: curricular and extra-curricular workshops in technical, scientific, humanistic, recreational fields
  • Teachers’ training: workshops in technical and scientific fields and new teaching methods
  • Parents’ training: laboratories in technical-scientific and recreational-playing fields
  • School guidance

  • Coordinator: CESIE
  • Associazione Nahuel
  • Officina Creativa Interculturale
  • La piccolo Officina
  • Istituto Comprensivo Statale “Amari Roncalli Ferrara”
  • Istituto Tecnico Trasporti e Logistica “Nautico Gioeni-Trabia”

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project implementation: 20/10/2014 – 20/10/2016

Institution of reference: Fondazione con il Sud

Contact: CESIE: valentina.logalbo@cesie.org


EDUPAD – Creating Educational Programs on Anti-Discrimination on a Par with EU Standards

EDUPAD – Creating Educational Programs on Anti-Discrimination on a Par with EU Standards

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to making the necessary adaptations in elementary school programs on anti-discrimination towards people with disabilities, so that they are compatible with EU standards
  • To strengthen the relationships and enable an exchange between the civil society actors in EU member countries and in Turkey

  • Research to compare curricula and practices in Italian, Turkish and European primary schools
  • Development of a pilot model of education inspired by the research
  • Development of specific educational materials to raise awareness in primary schools about the fight against discrimination of people with special needs
  • Implementation of awareness-raising seminars in 30 schools in the district of Atasehir (Istanbul, Turkey)
  • Organization of educational workshops for guidance teachers and school vice-principals
  • Proposal of alternative classroom activities to the Turkish Ministry of Education

  • Comparative research report on the curricula and best practices dealing with discrimination of people with special needs in Turkey, Italy and in Europe
  • Pilot model of education on anti-discrimination
  • Awareness-raising educational materials for primary schools, including activity cards and an animation movie
  • Awareness-raising seminars
  • Educational workshops for guidance teachers and school vice-principals
  • Alternative classroom activity proposals presented as a report to the Turkish Ministry of Education

  • Coordinator: TSCV – Turkish Spastic Children’s Foundation (Turkey)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/10/2014 – 15/01/2016

DG of reference: DEVCO EuropeAid – Central Contracting and Financing Authority (CFCU, Turkey) – Civil Society Dialogue Between EU And Turkey –III – Political Criteria Grant Scheme (CSD-III/PC)

Contact: CESIE: noemi.deluca@cesie.org

www.okuldabiriz.org


Raising the Rights of Elderly People and Elderly care Services to the EU Standards

Raising the Rights of Elderly People and Elderly care Services to the EU Standards

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To raise awareness about elderly rights and available elderly care services in Turkey
  • To establish long-term cooperation among NGOs in Turkey and EU working with elderly people
  • To improve the quality of care and support services for elderly people in Turkey through transfer of best practices in line with EU standards
  • To enhance the institutional capacities of CSOs working on elderly issues

  • Country-based and comparative researches and analysis
  • Study visits in Spain, Italy, Germany, and Turkey
  • Seminars to improve technical capacities of personnel providing services for elderly people in Turkey

  • * Coordinator: Yörtürk Foundation (Turkey)
  • Fundació Campus Arnau D’escala – FCAE (Spain)
  • CESIE (Italy)


POLYGLOT – Multilingual education in preschool age

POLYGLOT – Multilingual education in preschool age

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster early language learning by helping children in kindergartens develop linguistic competences and promoting multilingual education across Europe
  • To support the linguistic competences of both educators and parents providing them with useful web-based tools able to encourage bilingual education and language acquisition in early childhood, both in kindergartens and in home setting
  • To help both educators and parents learn how to fully exploit the potential of web-based Open Educational Resources (OER) in easing bilingual education from an early age

  • Research on bilingual and multilingual education in kindergartens
  • Research on Open Educational Resources suitable to promote bilingual education for children in pre-school age both in kindergartens and in their family setting
  • Delivery of pilot training addressed to educators and parents on how to use OER to foster bilingualism from an early age

  • State of the art report on bilingual and multilingual education in kindergartens
  • State of the art report on web-based Open Educational Resources for bilingual education
  • Guidelines on how to use web-based OER for bilingual education in kindergartens
  • Guide and e-course addressed to (1) educators and to (ii) parents on how to use OER to foster bilingualism for children in pre-school age

  • Coordinator: Kindervilla (Austria)
  • Baby Erasmus (Spain)
  • İzmir Özel Fatih Koleji İşletmeleri (Turkey)
  • First Private School Leonardo Da Vinci (Bulgaria)
  • CARDET – Centre for Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology (Cyprus)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2014 – 31/08/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Austria), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for School

Contact: CESIE: francesca.vacanti@cesie.org


DISCO – DIgital Second Chance Opportunities

DISCO – DIgital Second Chance Opportunities

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the quality of adult education and Second Chance Schools
  • To mainstream youth and citizens to regular education and employment promoting opportunities in the labour market of European societies
  • To sensitize teachers and trainers to improve the educational skills and be aware of digital media support at work
  • To promote a borderless European early school leaving reduction policies through Second Chance Education and to adjust national policies to a European transnational setting

  • Developing a rating/grading system in which teachers/trainers and beneficiaries can rate and comment the good practices available on the database
  • Introducing e-portfolio to 10 NEET beneficiaries in each partner organization, for six months
  • Delivery of international placements and work experiences 40 NEET beneficiaries
  • Testing at least 20 good practices with teachers/trainers and learners to exploit the online community
  • Benchmarking against the developed assessment tool

  • Coordinator: Weiterbildungskolleg Monchengladbach (Germany)
  • Stichting Euricon (The Netherlands)
  • Betawerk B.V. (The Netherlands)
  • CKU Sopot (Poland)
  • Social Phoenix Enterprise (United Kingdom)
  • efVET (The Netherlands)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2014 – 30/08/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Germany), Erasmus+ Key Activity 2 Strategic Partnership for adult education

Contact: CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org

www.secondchanceeducation.eu


Europa 50 plus

Europa 50 plus

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop methods of reintegration and activation of the people aged 50+ in the field of work
  • To increase self-esteem and motivation in people aged 50+
  • To encourage elderly people into lifelong learning, learning of foreign languages and basic ICT

  • Development of good practices to foster social inclusion of elderly people
  • Development of new learning/teaching methodologies for foreign languages and basic ICT addressed to elderly people
  • Delivery of 2 international trainings events to test and adapt the methodologies and good practices developed
  • Testing phase and implementation of methodologies and good practices developed, in partner institutions and dissemination at local and European level

  • Guidebook: Recommendations and Guidelines for the implementation and application of the new methodologies and good practices to foster social inclusion of elderly people

  • Coordinator: Zaklad Doskonalenia Zawodowego w Katowicach (Poland)
  • ALVIT – innovation and education Ltd. (Czech Republic)
  • Wisamar Bildungsgesellschaft gemeinnuetzige GmbH (Germany)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2014 – 31/08/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Poland) – Key Action 2 Strategic Partnership for adult education

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


PC IMPRESS – Promotion and Capitalization of International Mobility Project to Reinforce Employability and Sociability System

PC IMPRESS – Promotion and Capitalization of International Mobility Project to Reinforce Employability and Sociability System

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create innovative and concrete tools for participants of international mobility project and non-formal education workers
  • To develop partnerships in the field of education and employment
  • To facilitate the validation of non-formal and informal learning and its permeability with formal education pathways
  • To galvanize and facilitate the participation of associations to European actions and programmes

  • Delivery of transnational study visits in each partner country
  • Implementation piloting phase of educational tools developed at local and transnational level
  • Creation of an online platform for capitalization and promotion of international mobility project

  • Coordinator: Association pour le Développement des Initiatives Citoyennes et Européennes (France)
  • Stichting Kenniscentrum Pro Work (The Netherlands)
  • Fundacja VCC (Poland)
  • Stage Within European Programmes, S.L. (Spain)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2014 – 31/08/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (France), Erasmus+ Key Activity 2 Strategic Partnership for adult education

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


SMART – Second Chance Schools Working with Systematic Measurement of Outcomes

SMART – Second Chance Schools Working with Systematic Measurement of Outcomes

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop a quality framework, for use by providers of second chance education that will address the gaps identified by DG EAC
  • To enable providers to evidence their success factors, enhancing the quality and relevance of learning offers in education, training and youth work
  • To raise the visibility and profile of compensatory education with policy and decision makers
  • To encourage the adoption of compensatory measures within prevention and intervention measures through greater transparency and accountability
  • To improve teaching and learning, impacting on methods used by professionals and ultimately benefiting disadvantaged young people at risk of early school drop-out

  • Literature review
  • Training needs analysis
  • Guidelines for the policy makers
  • Development of the Systematic Measurement System (SMS) for second chance education and its monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Development of Training module for teachers
  • Delivery of 5 Multiplier public events
  • Delivery of 3 Short-term joint staff training events

  • Literature Review Report
  • Needs Analysis report
  • Handbook for Policy Makers
  • Systematic Measurement System E-platform
  • Handbook for the teachers
  • Guidelines for Organisations: Implementing SMS in Second Chance Education

  • Coordinator: Copenhagen Youth School (Denmark)
  • EURICON (Netherlands)
  • Art 27 (Belgium)
  • Bräckegymnasiet Lindholmen (Sweden)
  • Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board (Ireland)
  • Aalborg University (Denmark)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2014 – 01/07/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Denmark), Erasmus+ Key Activity 2, Strategic Partnership for adult education

Contact: CESIE: alisa.harlamova@cesie.org

www.edu-smart.eu


JOB-YES! Choose a job not a dole

JOB-YES! Choose a job not a dole

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to a reduction of number of low-skilled adults by upgrading their soft skills coherent with employment-related key competences needed for successful integration into the nowadays labour market
  • To increase motivation of people with disadvantaged background and fewer opportunities to integrate into labour market using participatory approach based on self-need analysis
  • To improve access to employment-related training for people with disadvantaged background and fewer opportunities by offering learning opportunities tailored for individual learners based on employment-related Open Education Resources (OERs)
  • To promote take-up of innovative practises in employment-related training by supporting participatory learning approach, reversed training and Open Educational Resources (OERs) on employment related issues

  • Analysis of competences needed for people with disadvantaged backgrounds and fewer opportunities for their successful integration into labour market
  • Development of Self-need analysis tool
  • Development of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and an online Knowledge portfolio
  • Collection of good practices with learners’ success stories

  • Innovative model for integration into labour market (IMILM model)
  • Adult Education organisation modernisation model to ensure the effective implementation of the new methods and tools developed within the IMILM model

  • Coordinator: Socialiniu inovaciju fondas (Lithuania)
  • Vidzeme Region vocational competences centre (Latvia)
  • Viesoji istaiga Baltijos edukaciniu technologiju institutas (Lithuania)
  • Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • Kauno teritorine darbo birza (Lithuania)
  • DEFOIN S.L (Spain)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2014 – 31/08/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Lithuania), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for adult education

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org


FETE – From Expats to Experts: United Civil Society through Inclusion and Empowerment of Young Immigrants

FETE – From Expats to Experts: United Civil Society through Inclusion and Empowerment of Young Immigrants

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide young immigrants with skills relevant for the European labour market though workshops and internship opportunities, but also build bridges between immigrants and local communities and therefore combating stereotypes surrounding immigration
  • To deliver a mentorship programme and guide for mentors as a tool for better inclusion of first generation immigrants
  • To contribute to a common European inclusion strategy based on research findings and project implementation results to be published and disseminated in Europe

  • Research about a successful inclusion strategy and developing a strategy based on the research findings implemented and tested in Malta first and implementing the adapted strategy in Italy, France and Denmark
  • Delivery of 7 day workshop training and 3 months small scale project implementation (Internships=Seeds) assisted and facilitated by the mentoring programme in Malta, Italy, France and Denmark
  • Delivery of 5 day Youth Exchange in Malta, school workshops in each country and public debate in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Disseminating the strategy based on theoretical research and practical implementation in 4 European countries as well as the Guideline for mentors

  • 60 FETE participants complete the internships by the end of 2015
  • Inclusion strategy: best practice model “Inclusion in Action: Step-by-Step Guide for Immigrant Youth Inclusion in Local Communities
  • Online platform “Inter(n)changes” for young immigrants and local enterprises/ NGOs
  • Mentoring guidelines “Youth Empowerment through Mentoring: a Guide for Youth Workers
  • 20 participants trained as Youth Ambassadors for Diversity and Youth Empowerment

  • Coordinator: Crossing Borders (Denmark)
  • The People for Change Foundation (Malta)
  • CNAM – Pays de la Loire (France)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2014 – 31/08/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org

www.fete.crossingborders.dk


HEALTHFIT – Promoting wellbeing in youth

HEALTHFIT – Promoting wellbeing in youth

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide youth workers with new and outstanding skills and competences in the area of healthy diet and importance of constant physical activity
  • To introduce new ways of reaching out to target groups of young people by explaining the advantages of physical activity and balanced nutrition
  • To increase awareness of the youth workers on the importance of the healthy lifestyle habits in the life duration perspective and how it has effects in every day routine, as well as the perspectives in the labour field
  • To facilitate the exchange of experiences, traditions, cultures, sports, recipes, best practices, habits and promote cooperation in the field in the EU and Eastern Partnership countries

Activities: 15th-23rd November 2014

The HEALTHFIT training course is characterized by non-formal educational methodology. The activities include: group building activities, working and focus groups, debates, healthy diet workshop, intercultural healthy dinners open to the community, exchange good practices

  • The HEALTHFIT Portfolio describes used tools, developed methodologies and shared best practices during the implementation of the project. During the Training Course, participants put in practice new acquired competences developing this tool useful to all those ones who work with youth, specifically taking care on their wellbeing, physical activities and health nutrition
  • The Public Report aims at sharing the experience of Healthfit, a training course focused on active lifestyles, healthy nutrition and wellbeing as a tool for preventing disease and healthy problems

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Know and Can Association (Bulgaria)
  • Crossing Borders (Denmark)
  • MHT Consult (Denmark)
  • Haus der offenen Tür “HOT” (Germany)
  • Kinonikes Sineteristikes Drastiriotites Efpathon Omadon “EDRA” (Greece)
  • Asociatia Pentru Tineret “Sakura” (Romania)
  • Kulturno izobrazevalno drustvo PiNA (Slovenia)
  • Centar za odgoj i obrazovanje Tomislav Spoljar (Croatia)
  • Kauno miesto socialiniu paslaugu centras (Lithuania)
  • World Independent Youth Union (Armenia)
  • Democratic Youth Public Union (Azerbaijan)
  • Belarusian Youth Public Union New Faces (Belarus)
  • Europe Our House (Georgia)
  • Asociatia Obsteasca Centrul de dezvoltare si sustinere a initiativelor cetatenilor Resonance (Moldova)
  • All-Ukrainian Association for Youth Co-operation ALTERNATIVE-V (Ukraine)
  • Mykolaivska Miska Molodizhna Hromadska Organizatsiya “Iskra” (Ukraine)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/07/2014 – 30/06/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy) – Erasmus+, Key Action 1, Mobility project for youth workers

Contact: partnership@cesie.org


Employskills – The Development and Enhancement of Employability Skills for Young University Graduates of Cyprus

Employskills – The Development and Enhancement of Employability Skills for Young University Graduates of Cyprus

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To support graduates in improving their competitiveness and in acquiring new soft skills relevant to accede to world of work
  • To facilitate personal development through exposure to professional environments
  • To increase applicants’ professional and employability skills
  • To bridge the gap between qualifications gained through education and employer needs

  • Training on Project Cycle Management, Time Management and Executive/Business Plan
  • Training on European Framework of Competences and in particular on development of Key Competence
  • Use of innovative methodologies in the team-building and in team-working
  • Meeting youth local entrepreneurs and learn about their experience and enterprise’s working plan

  • 20 Cypriot youths in a 2 weeks training programme at CESIE (Palermo, 15th – 28th June 2014)

  • Coordinator: GrantXpert Consulting Ltd (Cyprus)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/06/2014 – 31/08/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Leonardo da Vinci – People available in Labour Market (PLM)

Contact:

CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


Able like you II

Able like you II

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote intercultural exchanges between volunteers and local community, facilitating intercultural dialogue and the abolishment of stereotypes
  • To facilitate each volunteer’s personal and professional development through the acquisition of new skills and experiences
  • To create new educational tools and learning methods developing behavioural and social competencies of the target group, pursuing a social inclusion of the people in centres at local level
  • To promote community development active participation and the concept of citizenship through the presence of EVS volunteers at both EU and local level towards the 2011 European Year of Volunteering goals

  • Host 24 European volunteers coming from Austria, Spain, France, Hungary
  • Working in the local centres and taking care of disabled in order to generate a relationship of trust with them and to acquire vocational competences
  • Organize artistic performances, artistic events and competitions using sports as a moment of social integration and to develop their hidden potentialities, develop motor and social skills, sensitize the local community
  • Organize artistic performances such as expositions and theatre performances, develop psychical potentialities, stimulate creativity, express different perceptions and sensitize local community
  • Implement outdoor activities and participate in CESIE activities: active participation in intercultural events

  • Video about volunteering created by all volunteers themselves

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Arbeiterkammer Tirol (Austria)
  • Fekete Sereg Ifjúsági Egyesület (Hungary)
  • Solidarités Jeunesses (France)
  • AIPC Pandora (Spain)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/04/2014 -31/03/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – Action 2 – European Voluntary Service

Contact:

CESIE: roberta.lobianco@cesie.org


European implementation of CAPPYC – Cannabis Abuse Prevention Program for Young Consumers and evaluation of their results using a scale measuring attitudes towards drug use

European implementation of CAPPYC – Cannabis Abuse Prevention Program for Young Consumers and evaluation of their results using a scale measuring attitudes towards drug use

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide a new selective prevention approach (CAPPYC) contrasted in Spain to other European countries. Its main aim is to work positive attitudes towards cannabis use in young European consumers by increasing their critical capacity and by helping them to responsible and autonomous decision making
  • To work with institutions linked to universities to scientifically analyze the work done with CAPPYC
  • To update and adjust the existing Spanish materials to implement the program in other European realities (Portuguese, Romanian and Italian)

  • To design and create a specific website for the program for the purpose of serving as a tool of exchange between the partner countries
  • To create a European network of exchange of information on intervention in evidence-based prevention through the website in five languages (English, Spanish, Romanian, Italian and Portuguese)
  • To conduct a pilot experience of CAPPYC in Portugal, Romania, Italy and Spain with approximately 2,400 teenagers each, aged 15-18 years
  • To build a scale measuring attitudes towards cannabis use from other scales based on European experiences
  • To validate the scale and evaluate the results through a pre-post experimental design with a control group in each country

  • Coordinator: Fundación de ayuda contra la drogadicción FAD (Spain)
  • Fundación UNED – FUNED (Spain)
  • Universidad Miguel Hernández UMH (Spain)
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa UCP (Portugal)
  • Asociata pentru Motivare si Schimbare AMOS (Romania)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/04/2014 – 01/12/2015

DG of reference: DG Justice, Drug Prevention and Information Programme (DPIP) – Demand Reduction

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.cappyc.eu


Platform for Voice

Platform for Voice

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To identify key messages that can amplify the voice of minority and migrant communities in Italy
  • To draw out the commonalities facing minorities in four countries specifically to make a powerful counter narrative against the rush by politicians for “easy votes” by scapegoating those who are least powerful
  • To provide the platform for voice amongst those marginalized from the centre of power by identifying and communicating key messages to combat racist and xenophobic speech by those seeking (re)election in European election in 25th May 2014

  • Discussions and forums in Greece, UK, Italy and the Netherlands with organisations representing migrants and minorities to identify common issues that they face
  • Development of 5-10 key messages based on the discussions in each country. Key messages are able to be used post-election by groups and organisations advocating on behalf of migrants and minorities
  • Creating and implementing a communications plan for cascading and disseminating the key messages through virtual platforms, networks and country media to counteract racist and xenophobic speech

  • Coordinator: International Alert (United Kingdom)
  • Symbiosis (Greece)
  • Commision for Filipino Migrant Workers (The Netherlands)

Project dates: 22/03/2014 – 31/07/2014

Funding body: Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), European Elections Grants

Contact:

CESIE: emanuela.salvo@cesie.org

www.international-alert.org/eunify

www.facebook.com/eunify2014

www.twitter.com/EUnify2014


MER – Mediterranean for gender Equality and Rights

MER – Mediterranean for gender Equality and Rights

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide useful tools and skills for youth workers who work with marginalised youth because of sexual issues in order to foster their social inclusion
  • To promote EUROMED cooperation in the youth field
  • To exploit active citizenship rights, including European citizenship, through an intercultural dialogue

  • The MER training course is characterized by non-formal educational methodology. The activities foreseen include: group- building activities, artistic workshops, debates, intercultural events, exchange good practices

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • BGRF – Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • AA – Amel Association International (Lebanon)
  • AFPDM – Associação para a Formação Profissional e Desenvolvimento do Montijo (Portugal)
  • AUJEA – Association Union Jeunesse Euromed Algerie (Algeria)
  • BEIT-ARIEL – Beit-Ariel Science Center for Youth (Israel)
  • BNHRE – Bulgarian Network for Human Rights Education (Bulgaria)
  • Vocational Training Centre of National Status- EUROPROGRESS (Greece)
  • GEMS – International Educational Centre (Czech Republic)
  • HOT – Haus der offenen Tür Sinzig (Germany)
  • IO – Inside Out (United Kingdom)
  • La Volonté – Association « La Volonté » pour le développement de Metline (Tunisia)
  • LE – Lam Echaml (Tunisia)
  • LOLST – Leaders of Life for Sustainable Development (Jordan)
  • PiNA – Kulturno izobraževalno društvo PiNA (Slovenia)
  • PISTES – Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • YPCSD – Young Partners for Civil Society Development Association (Romania)
  • YFA – Youth Future Association (Occupied Palestinian Territory)
  • MURCIA-YS – Murcia City Council – Youth Service (Spain)
  • WASEELA – Waseela for training and development (Egypt)
  • APPPE-GHARADAIA – Association Pour la Preservation du patrimoine et la Protectio (Algeria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2014 – 28/02/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.1 Cooperation with the Neighbouring

Countries of the European Union

Contact: CESIE: training@cesie.org


SPLUS – Sport Plus: looking up new goals

SPLUS – Sport Plus: looking up new goals

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote sport as educational tool for social inclusion specially for people with fewer opportunity
  • To deepen knowledge about EU measures in the field of sport under the new Erasmus+ programme
  • To provide knowledge and competences to develop new youth sport projects and encourage closer synergies and collaboration between youth work and sport field

  • SPLUS Training Course took place in an extremely active way, combining theory and practical workshop through non-formal learning methods. Starting from an analysis of key concepts (fewer opportunities, sport, inclusion, youth work, Erasmus+), participants reflected about the role of sport at local and European level, the youth involvement in sport, motivation of doing outdoor activities and barriers that people can daily face

  • SPLUS – Public Report. The report aims at sharing the experience of Sport Plus, a training course focused on sport as an educational tool for promoting social inclusion. The training course was held in Palermo, from the 7th till the 15th of April and involved 46 participants from 12 European countries. The report describes the learning flow, activities, tools and methodologies used and results of the training course

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • K&C – Know and Can Association (Bulgaria)
  • VELV – Polytechnic of Varaždin (Croatia)
  • LCYOUTH (Cyprus)
  • GEMS – International Educational Centre (Czech Republic)
  • CA – Continuos Action (Estonia)
  • EUROPROGRESS – Vocational Training Centre of National Status (Greece)
  • Positive Mind – Biedrība Pozitīvā Doma (Latvia)
  • VAG – VAG GĦARGĦUR (Malta)
  • YPCSD – Young Partners for Civil Society Development Association (Romania)
  • AVV – Asociatia Voluntarilor Pentru Viata (Romania)
  • DBD – Divadlo bez domova (Slovakia)
  • S&G – System and Generation Association (Turkey)
  • Dacorum CVS – Dacorum Council for Voluntary Service (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/14 – 28/02/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action – Action 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisation – Training Course

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org


I.T.A.L.I.A. 2014 – Migliorare la disponibilità degli strumenti di formazione e apprendimento

I.T.A.L.I.A. 2014 – Migliorare la disponibilità degli strumenti di formazione e apprendimento

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the efficiency standards of the procedures for the exchange of information between the so called “front desk SPOC” (Single Point of Contact for police cooperation) and S.I.ReN.E. bureau (branch of the Criminal Police Directorate in charge for transferring information to Schengen Information System)
  • To optimize the cooperation among International Police units
  • To decrease the distance between decision-makers and experts in this field through the discussion and the evaluation of practical problems addressed directly by professionals
  • To propose common methodologies for a more efficient exchange of information among the bodies involved in cross border actions

  • Implementation of a staff exchange programme aimed at improving the knowledge of police officers working in different points of contacts existing at EU level (60 Italian police officers, 10 police officers from Latvia and Malta and 58 from other EU countries will participate in a 3 -day visit in another country)
  • Implementation of two different 2 days workshops to be held in Italy and Latvia, involving 144 participants representing the EU relevant experts in each sector involved in the staff exchange programme
  • Presentation of the proposals in two thematic conferences to be held in Italy and Latvia for implementing the initiatives during the Italian and Latvian Presidency of the EU in the second semester of 2014 and the first semester 2015

  • Training the Italian staff working in the International Police Cooperation
  • Drafting the national regulation for implementing appropriate measures in order to enhance the response to foreign request of police cooperation in some crucial fields such as the protection/repatriation of missing minors
  • Including new common methods, agreed during workshops and conferences, as recommendations in the current 2 EU catalogues after approval of the EU Council Schengen Evaluation

  • Coordinator: Central Directorate of Criminal Police (Italy)
  • International Police Cooperation DEPT Latvia (Latvia)
  • International Relation Unit of Malta (Malta)

Date of project: 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2015

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs, Prevention of and fight against crime (ISEC)

Contacts:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org


Io mi guardo da fuori – Looking at myself from outside

Io mi guardo da fuori – Looking at myself from outside

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster in youth involved in the project, afferent to USMM (Minors’ social services Office), a reflection on the theme of intercultural living and active citizenship
  • To broaden the concept of individual responsibility to a collective social dimension, through group construction activities
  • To guide beneficiaries in a process of enhancement of diversity
  • To boost young people to recover their dreams through graphic or theatre activities

  • Pilot workshop including 5 trainings/info days focusing on the themes of mobility and intercultural living, active citizenship and legality
  • Presentation by 5 foreign volunteers of their countries of origin (Spain, France, Hungary, Senegal)
  • Dynamic activities for the young people to have the chance to tell their experience and to exchange views on the existence of places different from Palermo, places that need to be discovered and enhanced
  • Graphic or theatre activities aimed at identifying each participant’s dreams

  • Coordinator: USMM – Ufficio di Servizio Sociale per Minorenni (Minors’ social services Office)

The ‘Minors’ social services Office’ (USSM) provides assistance to juvenile offenders at every stage and level of criminal proceedings and provides for the collection of relevant information regarding these minors for the assessment of personality, at the request of the Public Prosecutor, providing concrete supportive project ideas and contributing to the decisions of the Juvenile Judicial authority

Date of project: 01/01/2014 – 31/03/2014

Authority of reference: Ministry of Justice – Department of Juvenile Justice

Contact:

CESIE: roberta.lobianco@cesie.org


FIERE – Furthering Innovative Entrepreneurial Regions of Europe

FIERE – Furthering Innovative Entrepreneurial Regions of Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To enhance regional organisations’ abilities to plan actions and services for the socio-economic betterment of their regions
  • To assist regional institutions to make their regions innovative and entrepreneurial, to turn ideas into jobs
  • To provide innovative entrepreneurship education to personnel of regional, sub-regional and voluntary organisations
  • To improve the accessibility of learning opportunities for adults

  • Investigating the needs of regional actors in relation to innovative entrepreneurship skills through a user needs survey
  • Development of an innovative entrepreneurship skills training programme
  • Disseminating good practice case studies on the provision of innovative entrepreneurial education among regional stakeholders
  • Organising pilot actions to test the innovative training programme and the good practice materials
  • Dissemination of the project results to policy makers and regional stakeholders
  • Evaluating and quality assuring the project’s products and impact

  • Coordinator: South-East Regional Authority (Ireland)
  • Waterford Institute of Technology (Ireland)
  • Institute for Postgraduate Studies (Bulgaria)
  • Allweb Solutions S.A. (Greece)
  • Associação Comercial e Industrial de Barcelos (Portugal)
  • EINURD Limited (Iceland)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Project dates: 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org

www.fiereproject.com


CaBuReRa – Capacity Building Relay Race

CaBuReRa – Capacity Building Relay Race

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To reduce youth unemployment in the Mediterranean area through the promotion of mobility and vocational education of young people, building their capacities in the sectors of needs analysis and project management at Mediterranean level
  • To promote collaboration through mobility and professional development of 90 young people
  • To support the co-development of civil society organizations and local authorities
  • To develop an active Mediterranean networking
  • To promote active citizenship and intercultural dialogue

  • 4-month mobility period for 90 young people
  • 2-month internship for 60 young unemployed
  • Training on needs analysis and project management for 90 young people
  • Development of a strong Mediterranean network (cross-borders & cross-sectors)

  • 90 young people (30 TG1 + 60 TG2) have done a mobility experience doing activities related to project management at Euro-Mediterranean level
  • Development of the Mediterranean network involving min.6 local organizations
  • Handbook on project management at Euro-Mediterranean level
  • Promotion of active citizenship and intercultural dialogue of at least 65.000 people
  • at least 14.000 people known the project thanks to the dissemination activities

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Region of Sicily (Italy)
  • Kendro Merimnas Oikoyenias kai Pediou, KMOP (Greece)
  • Portuguese Association for Young Entrepreneurs, ANJE (Portugal)
  • Al-Hayat Center for Civil Society Development (Jordan)
  • Union of municipalities of Hermel (Lebanon)
  • Juhoud for community and Local Development (Palestinian Authority)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2015

Joint Managing Authority: ENPI CBC Med Programme, Autonomous Region of Sardinia

Contact: CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org

www.caburera.org


TATRAC – Tissu Associatif et Transfert de Connaissances

TATRAC – Tissu Associatif et Transfert de Connaissances

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote scientific research and reach a greater accuracy of it to local or national needs
  • To better diffuse the achievement and results of scientific research, which could benefit to the whole society
  • To ease the innovation chain from the scientific side to the ground needs side, following a reciprocal circulation of knowledge
  • To enhance the role of NGOs and civil society organizations (CSOs) in national innovation processes, in Tunisia and Sicily

  • Identification and selection of relevant associations or CSOs, working in the field of valorisation of scientific research
  • Capacity building of those organisations on: (1) awareness-raising on the benefits of transferring scientific knowledge, (2) tools and methodologies to improve and develop such transfers
  • Realisation of a concrete operation of such transfer(s) towards social or economical actor(s)

  • Inventory of the most relevant entities working in the field of transfer of scientific knowledge
  • Capacity building seminar for relevant associations
  • Consolidated network of stakeholders involved in transfer of scientific research
  • At least 7 scientific research results have been transferred to local or ground-based entities, in various possible sectors (agriculture, environment, culture and arts, social work, education, health)

  • Coordinator: Agence Nationale de Promotion de la Recherche (Tunisia)
  • Institut Supérieur des Beaux Arts de Nabeul (Tunisia)
  • Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (Tunisia)
  • Società di Gestone della Valle d’Ippari (Italy)
  • Università di Catania – Genio Industriale (Italy)
  • Institut Supérieur d’Histoire du Mouvement National (Tunisia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 25/12/2013 – 24/06/2015

Joint Managing Authority: Programme ENPI and Region of Sicily – Cross-border Cooperation Programme Italy-Tunisia 2007-2013

Contact:

CESIE: francesca.vacanti@cesie.org


DDEEP – Digging Deep

DDEEP – Digging Deep

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

The project wants to explore urban gardening in the framework of youth work – how can it be used for inclusion of young people in the society, for developing employable skills, inspiring active participation of young people and raising awareness on issues of health and sustainability. The foreseen impact of the project is multiple and addressed to different targets: on young people, partner organizations and other civil society organizations. Specific objectives:

  • Exchange through mobility and non-formal activities
  • Improving employability through acquisition of individual and professional skills
  • Networking between partners by promoting capacity building and future cooperation
  • Awareness raising about food production, healthier contact with nature and sustainable living
  • Enriching the youth work practices with new tools for youth participation and social inclusion

  • Kick-off meeting in Beijing, China, on January 2014
  • International workshop on Urban Gardening in Palermo, Italy – April 2014
  • Creation of 4 Local Urban Gardening clubs (1 in each partner country)
  • Local community event in Italy, China and Slovenia
  • International Harvest Festival in Accra, Ghana – October 2014

  • Urban Gardening Handbook
  • 2 online Newsletter
  • Digging Deep online community platform of urban gardeners (www.diggingdeep.eu)
  • 4 public and 4 private urban gardens

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • CANGO – China Association for NGO cooperation (China)
  • IYEC – International Youth Exchange Community (Ghana)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/12/2013 – 14/12/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme, Action 3.2 – Cooperation with other countries in the world

Contact:

CESIE: marie.marzloff@cesie.org

www.diggingdeep.eu


ENCHASE – Enhancing Albanian System of Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Application of the Process and Outcome-based Methodology

ENCHASE – Enhancing Albanian System of Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Application of the Process and Outcome-based Methodology

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop a national framework for quality assurance
  • To build on the capacity of relevant actors in HEIs, PAAHE and MoES to manage a process- and outcome-based approach to quality assurance and self-assessment processes
  • To enhance the external and internal quality assurance systems drawing on the process- and outcome-based approach
  • To promote student and academic staff involvement in university self-assessment
  • To promote an active dialogue between the stakeholders bringing in shared values on which to build the QA system

  • Training relevant actors in HEIs, PAAHE and MoES
  • Refined HEI internal quality assurance frameworks
  • Enhancement of internal quality assurance units
  • Pilot self-assessment by the HEIs
  • Site-visit by external peer review panels, report

  • Learning Material en | Alignment of the Albanian Higher Education System with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG)
  • Approaches to internal QA aligned with the external QA approaches promulgated by the PAAHE and are in line with the European Standard Guidelines (ESG)
  • Enhanced internal QA system at HEIs drawing on the process and outcome-based approach
  • A strong background for a tradition of an informed and productive involvement of students

  • Coordinator: University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany)
  • Quality Assurance Netherlands Universities (Netherlands)
  • Université du Maine – Le Mans Le Mans (France)
  • Vysoká škola manažerské informatiky a ekonomiky (Czech Republic)
  • American University of Tirana (Albania)
  • European University of Tirana (Albania)
  • Fan S. Noli University (Albania)
  • The Aleksandër Moisiu University of Durrës (Albania)
  • University “Pavaresia” Vlore (Albania)
  • Aleksander Xhuvani University (Albania)
  • Public Agency for Higher Education Accreditation (Albania)
  • Ministry of Education and Science of Albania (Albania)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/13 – 30/11/16

DG of reference: DG EAC, Tempus IV – Structural Measure, Governance Reform

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.enchase.uni-koblenz.de


GOVERN – Fostering autonomy and accountability: Development of State-of-the-Art HE Management System for efficient changes in line with Bologna principles

GOVERN – Fostering autonomy and accountability: Development of State-of-the-Art HE Management System for efficient changes in line with Bologna principles

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To build on the capacity of administrative staff for managing system changes efficiently
  • To revise the legal (system level) and regulatory (HEI level) frameworks in line with Bologna action lines
  • To establish the state-of-the-art university management system through overhaul of approaches to system changes: strategic, financial and human resource management
  • To introduce working approaches to student-centered educational provisions: ECTS and academic programme management to assure quality and promote student mobility

  • Capacity buildings
  • Reviewing ECTS system
  • Policies and procedures for strategic management
  • Gap analysis and refinement of the new approaches

  • Building on capacity of top and middle level administration to enable Bologna action lines implementation
  • State-of-the-art management system based on new approaches to strategic and structural management, budget allocation, human resource management
  • Indicators and criteria for academic programme and student mobility operationalization
  • New approaches to managing academic programmes and office of academic affairs and registrar (installation of student portal and student affairs information management system)

  • Coordinator: Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts (Armenia)
  • Leuven University College (Belgium)
  • World University Service, WUS (Austria)
  • Bath Spa University (United Kingdom)
  • University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany)
  • ASIIN Consult GmbH (Germany)
  • Yerevan State Linguistic University named after V. Brusov (Armenia)
  • Armenian State University of Economics (Armenia)
  • Armenian National Agrarian University (Armenia)
  • Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute after Hovh. Toumanyan (Armenia)
  • Northern University (Armenia)
  • Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction (Armenia)
  • Yerevan State Medical University named after M.Heratsi (Armenia)
  • Gavar State University (Armenia)
  • Ministry of Education and Science in Republic of Armenia (Armenia)
  • Education Quality (Armenia)
  • National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance (Armenia)
  • Armenian National Students Association (Armenia)
  • Public Academy of Administration of RA (Armenia)
  • American University of Armenia (Armenia)
  • Republican Union of Employers of Armenia (Armenia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/13 – 30/11/16

DG of reference: DG EAC, Tempus IV – Structural Measure, Governance Reform

Contact: CESIE: jelena.mazaj@cesie.org

www.govern.am


PICASA – Promoting Internationalization of HEIs in Eastern Neighborhood Countries through Cultural and Structural Adaptations

PICASA – Promoting Internationalization of HEIs in Eastern Neighborhood Countries through Cultural and Structural Adaptations

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To integrate international dimension into the teaching, learning and research functions of universities through developing and implementing respective policies and procedures
  • To develop internationalization elements for operationalization of curricula, scholar and student exchange and technical cooperation of the universities
  • To identify and develop new skills, attitudes and knowledge in students, faculty and staff to promote internationalization
  • To promote development of ethos and culture that values and supports inter-cultural and international perspectives, initiatives and their quality assurance (MINT approach)

  • Trained staff and revised functions of International Relations Offices that become building blocks of the ethos and culture supporting international perspectives
  • HEI-wide policies and procedures for internalization
  • Software for the database necessary for internationalization
  • Academic programmes with internationalization dimensions
  • Approaches to research internationalization: scholarly collaboration, study abroad, student and staff mobility
  • New approaches to curricula internationalization
  • Quality assurance of internationalization (the MINT approach)

  • Coordinator: Yerevan State University (Armenia)
  • Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven – Leuven University College (Belgium)
  • World University Service – WUS (Austria)
  • Roehampton University (United Kingdom)
  • University of Genoa (Italy)
  • Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts (Armenia)
  • Gavar State University (Armenia)
  • State Engineering University of Armenia (Armenia)
  • National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance (Armenia)
  • Ministry of Education and Science (Armenia)
  • Ilia State University (Georgia)
  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Georgia)
  • Shota Meskhia State Teaching University of Zugdidi (Georgia)
  • Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University (Georgia)
  • Ministry of Еducation in Georgia (Georgia)
  • Yuriy Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University (Ukraine)
  • Odessa National Polytechnic University (Ukraine)
  • National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine (Ukraine)
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine)
  • Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (Ukraine)
  • Belorussia State University (Belorussia)
  • Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (Belorussia)
  • Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronic (Belorussia)
  • Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus (Belorussia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/13 – 30/11/16

DG of reference: DG EAC, Tempus IV Structural Measure, Governance Reform

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

www.picasa.ysu.am


INSART – Insertion des jeunes défavorisés par l’art

INSART – Insertion des jeunes défavorisés par l’art

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To complement typical career guidance methods with an innovative and effective methodology, tailored on NEET (not in Education, Employment or Training) youths between 16 and 25 years of age
  • To stimulate young people so that they can better access employment
  • To train trainers and educators on new instruments aimed at young people’s employment

  • Gathering best practice cases of successful job placements for young people in the five participating countries
  • Pilot sessions that will enable 10-20 youths per country to carry out a creative process according to the pedagogy developed by the project partner “Les Ateliers d’Art Contemporain
  • Train the trainer in the field of youth placements and integration
  • Artistic valorization and post-production of the artistic objects created during the pilot sessions

  • Coordinator: Berlink (Germany)
  • Les Ateliers d’Art Contemporain (Belgium)
  • Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • Elan Interculturel (France)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Project dates: 01/12/2013 – 30/05/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral

Contact: CESIE: partnerhsip@cesie.org

www.insart.eu


SEHSI – Regional sustainable development on the basis of eco-human synergetic interaction (multidisciplinary training course for MSc, PhD and LLL students in engineering)

SEHSI – Regional sustainable development on the basis of eco-human synergetic interaction (multidisciplinary training course for MSc, PhD and LLL students in engineering)

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create RSD multidisciplinary curricula for students in engineering
  • To integrate e-learning & advanced infrastructure for amplifying Ukranian universities training capacity
  • To develop academic-industrial-business–governmental Regional Sustainable Development (RSD) network

  • Curriculum reform: modernization of curriculum with 3 cycle structure, ECTS and degree recognition in the subject area of Engineering and engineering trades
  • Development of innovative curriculum for training new generation of engineers as “agents of positive changes” in regional development based on synergetic eco-human interaction and advanced technologies
  • System development of human training, e-training resources and advanced infrastructure
  • National priorities of development quality introduction, partnership with enterprises, LLL and qualification framework

  • Human resources development on the basis of RSD competence profiles within training of the trainers’ program at EU institutions
  • Training resources development
  • e-training resources development
  • 200 MSc, PhD and LLL students in engineering trained within RSD pilot training

  • Coordinator: Vienna University of Technology (Austria)
  • Polytechnic of the University of Orleans (France)
  • University of Ferrara (Italy)
  • Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain)
  • University of Split (Croatia)
  • The Polytechnic Institute of Guarda (Portugal)
  • Varna Free University “Chernorizets Hrabar” (Bulgaria)
  • University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • Assoc. Exchange & Consulting in International Technologies (France)
  • Kharkiv National University of Civil Eng. & Architecture (Ukraine)
  • Lviv Polytechnic National University, Inst. of Architecture (Ukraine)
  • Prydniprovs’ka State Academy of Civil Eng. & Architecture (Ukraine)
  • Odessa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (Ukraine)
  • National Academy of Nature Protection and Resort Development (Ukraine)
  • Limited Liability Company “Steel construction” (Ukraine)
  • Research & Production Enterprise “Remstroy service-SK” (Ukraine)
  • Kharkiv National University named after V.N. Karazin (Ukraine)
  • Yalta City Executive Committee (Ukraine)
  • Ministry of AR of Crimea, Rep. Committee (Ukraine)
  • Ministry of Education & Science of Ukraine (Ukraine)

Date of project: 01/12/13 – 30/11/16

DG of reference: DG EAC, Tempus IV – Action 1. Joint Projects, Curricula Reform

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org


KNOW – A call to develop Youth skills

KNOW – A call to develop Youth skills

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To analyze the youth unemployment situation at local and EU level
  • To identify new tools and skills to improve youth employability
  • To deepen the knowledge about European programmes and the opportunities for youth
  • To promote the use of non-formal education methods to foster intercultural knowledge and development of key competences
  • To facilitate the exchange of experiences and good practices in the field of youth unemployment and to develop new projects so promoting an active participation in EU society

  • The Training Course addressed the critical issue of European youth unemployment by applying different non-formal methods of work throughout 8 days: informative sessions, group-building, mapping exercise, creative thinking methods, open space technology and many more [20/04/2014 – 28/04/2014]

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Contemporary Society Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • AOL Croatia – The Art of Living Croatia (Croatia)
  • Center for Social Responsibility (Denmark)
  • CA – Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • SA – Sopimusvuori Association (Finland)
  • PUE – Projektwerkstatt Umwelt und Entwicklung e.V. (Germany)
  • EUROPROGRESS (Greece)
  • RONO – RONO Experience Foundation (Hungary)
  • SAI – Social Alternative Institute (Latvia)
  • FXP – Fondazzjoni Xjenza u Poplu (Malta)
  • HR – Hogeschool Rotterdam/Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
  • MWK OHP – Małopolska Wojewódzka Komenda Ochotniczych Hufców Pracy (Poland)
  • AFPDM – Associação para a Formação Profissional e Desenvolvimento do M (Portugal)
  • DBD – Divadlo bez domova (Slovakia)
  • AVV – Asociatia Voluntarilor Pentru Viata (Romania)
  • MANRA – Mancomunitat de la Ribera Alta (Spain)
  • Verein MUNTERwegs (Switzerland)
  • CIES – Center for International and European Studies at Kadir Has Uni (Turkey)
  • IO – Inside Out (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION / Watch the VIDEO

Date of project: 01/12/2013 – 30/11/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action – Action 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisation- Training Course

Contact: CESIE: training@cesie.org


YOUTH MODE

YOUTH MODE

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote a sense of EU citizenship fulfilled through dialogue and work with people at risk of social exclusion
  • To encourage social cohesion and inclusion for disadvantaged communities (migrants | children and families |early school leavers) and empowering young people through active involvement in society
  • To fight against discrimination; protection of minors and minorities; promotion of gender equality

  • Hosting 24 volunteers coming from Austria, Ukraine, Moldova, France and Hungary
  • Involvement in local partners’ activities carried out with the local community of immigrant children and families, poor and disadvantaged people at risk of social exclusion
  • Organize intercultural activities and sharing moments with local and migrant communities
  • Carry out international activities (supporting permanent local staff in training activities)
  • Implement outdoor activities linking the local and international dimension
  • Disseminate Youth in Action programme in schools/universities/youth centres

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Arbeiterkammer Tirol (Austria)
  • Fekete Sereg Ifjúsági Egyesület (Hungary)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Stability (Moldova)
  • Alternative V (Ukraine)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2013 – 30/11/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – Action 2 – European Voluntary Service

Contact:

CESIE: roberta.lobianco@cesie.org


STEPS – Growing Steps

STEPS – Growing Steps

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide youth workers with new and outstanding skills and competences in the area of rural entrepreneurship
  • To introduce new methods of support of those youngsters who are not in employment, education or training [NEET > Not (engaged) in Education, Employment or Training]
  • To encourage European citizenship and the participation in the 2014 European elections
  • To exchange good practices on the topic of youth employment in the EU and Eastern countries

  • Training Course whose working methods will be based on non-formal learning techniques: working and focus groups, debates & oral presentations, cultural events and exchange of good practices [5th to 13th April 2014]

  • Growing Steps – Public Report to describe the learning flow, activities, tools and methodologies used and results of the training course focused on rural development as a tool for tackling unemployment among young people
  • Growing Steps – The video

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • WIYU – World Independent Youth Union (Armenia)
  • MYPU – Modern Youth Public Union (Azerbaijan)
  • Office for Initiatives Promotion (Belarus)
  • BYPU “New Faces” – Belarusian Youth Public Union “New Faces” (Belorussia)
  • CEI – Centre for European Initiatives Association (Bulgaria)
  • BCRD – Balkan Center For Regional Development (Bulgaria)
  • International Educational Centre GEMS (Czech Republic)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • ALDA – Association of Local Democracy Agencies (France)
  • EoH – Europe Our House (Georgia)
  • MedSOS – MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network (Greece)
  • RJOS “Apvalus stalas” – Rokiškio jaunimo organizacijų sąjunga “Apvalus stalas” (Lithuania)
  • INNCREA – Fundacja Wspierania Rozwoju Innowacji i Kreatywności “InnCrea” (Poland)
  • STABILITY – Centre for Regional Development STABILITY (Moldova)
  • TB2007 – Tineret Buzau 2007 (Romania)
  • SPbSEU – Saint Petersburg State University of economics (Russian Federation)
  • Zavod Nefiks – Zavod NEFIKS – Inštitut za promocijo in beleženje neformalno p (Slovenia)
  • Youth NGO Iskra – Mykolaiv city youth non-profit organization “Iskra” (Ukraine)
  • BTNAU – Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University (Ukraine)
  • AUAYC “Alternative-V” – All-Ukrainian Association for Youth Cooperation “Alternative-V (Ukraine)
  • Kasif Youth and Sport Club Association (Turkey)

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Date of project: 01/12/2013-31/12/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.1 Cooperation with the Neighbouring

Countries of the European Union

Contact:

CESIE: francesco.bisulca@cesie.org


MOBILE – Mobility In Learning in Europe

MOBILE – Mobility In Learning in Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Improving the quality of mobility projects for disadvantaged learners
  • Improving access to international work exchange opportunities and upgrading their quality
  • Developing a common European quality assurance system that focuses on learners, teachers, sending organisations, receiving organisations and the companies that offer work placements
  • Offering easy accessible and up-to-date information about placements for disadvantaged beneficiaries
  • Promoting and valorising a coaching model that exploits international work exchange of disadvantaged beneficiaries

  • Setting up a quality framework describing the competences of mentors, teachers and beneficiaries in international work exchange
  • Identifying teachers, trainers, mentors and beneficiaries who will participate in hosting and sending mobilities
  • Identifying wider network of stakeholders to participate in piloting and testing the training programmes
  • Piloting and delivering draft “training the trainer” programmes to teachers in sending country
  • Mini conferences and Seminars for mentors, trainers, teachers and beneficiaries, decision makers, companies and educational institutions
  • International work exchanges (mobilities)

  • Quality assurance system and Qualification and certification system, focuses on mentors, teachers, beneficiaries and enterprises and educational institutions
  • E-learning platform
  • Training programmes, Toolkit
  • Competence card, certification and learning tool for key competences
  • Booklet about peer mentoring and job shadowing experiences and tools

  • Coordinator: Euricon (The Netherlands)
  • Anders Ljungstedts gymnasium (Sweden)
  • VHS Aachen (Germany)
  • CKU Sopot (Poland)
  • Art 27 (Belgium)
  • Doncaster College (United Kingdom)
  • Fundación Tomillo (Spain)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2013 – 31/01/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral

Contact: CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org

www.mobilityinlearning.eu


VIPER Volunteers in Playwork – Employment Routes

VIPER Volunteers in Playwork – Employment Routes

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To adapt, develop and blend a play training course for volunteers which aims to support learners in gaining skills to improve their chances of employment through the acquisition of social and civic competences
  • To support training providers and organisations with the resources and training to deliver ‘Volunteers in Play – a route to employment’ (level 2) course. This will be an EU-wide course which includes training materials for trainers and learners and is available for download. The materials will be available in all partner languages and countries
  • To support learners to access volunteering opportunities within the childcare and out of school childcare sector, further to undertaking the ‘Volunteer in Play’ course

  • Mapping of countries’ volunteer training needs
  • Piloting of the training course amongst trainers in the 7 participating countries and follow-up
  • Creating an online space for the electronic training material on the project’s website in all participating countries’ languages
  • Valorisation of the project’s results (also through Advisory groups in each participating country) and seeking accreditation for the EU-wide course in each partner country

  • Field research: Needs analysis for volunteers in the playwork sector in Italy
  • Desk research on volunteers’ training needs in Italy in the field of playwork
  • Trainer Notebook: introduction into the theory of children’s free play, detailed session plans and recommendations on how to conduct the training course, as well as additional resource materials (e.g. evaluation questionnaire, literature recommendations)
  • Learner Notebook: information/exercises for the seven training sessions, as well as additional resource materials (e.g. literature recommendations and information on safety measures for the play with children)
  • Electronic course materials for trainers and learners
  • Product modification report

  • Coordinator: University of Gloucestershire (United Kingdom)
  • Dumplupinar University (Turkey)
  • Hafelekar (Austria)
  • Tokium (Portugal)
  • Univerzita Palackeho v Olomouci (Czech Republic)
  • Rogers Foundation for person Centred learning (Hungary)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Project dates: 01/10/2013 – 30/09/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation (TOI)

Contact:

CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

www.viperproject.eu


IN2SAI – INcreasing young women participating in Science Studies and in the Aeronautic Industry

IN2SAI – INcreasing young women participating in Science Studies and in the Aeronautic Industry

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To enhance a close collaboration among academia and industry
  • To describe the existing situation on female participation in scientific studies and Aeronautic Industry
  • To identify existing reasons and possible causes for the low female interest in scientific studies and participation in AI
  • To increase the interest of female students/young women in scientific studies and AI careers
  • To support academia promoting gender balance in their scientific courses and motivating female students to careers in AI

  • Desk based research for Current Situation Analysis
  • BRIDGING WOMEN – SCIENCE & INDUSTRY: Awareness Events, Technological Clinics, and Mentoring Field Trips
  • IN2SAI Educational Programmes
  • IN2SAI Videos
  • Women IN2SAI | Case Studies Report
  • Open days

  • Applicant: Universidad Politécnica De Madrid (Spain)
  • Coordinator: INOVAMAIS – Serviços Consultadoria Inovação Tecnológica S.A. (Portugal)
  • Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna (Italy)
  • Delft University of Technology (Netherlands)
  • Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)
  • E.N.T.E.R. (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2013 – 30/09/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Erasmus Multilateral

Contact:

CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

www.in2sai.eu


VIGILA ET PROTEGE – To search and protect unaccompanied minors through the S.I.S. II ‘fight against invisibility’

VIGILA ET PROTEGE – To search and protect unaccompanied minors through the S.I.S. II ‘fight against invisibility’

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To fight against the phenomenon of “invisible minors”, which are unaccompanied minors who escape from custodial/educational centres without repatriation requests, by improving SIS (Schengen Information System)
  • To identify international good practices to contrast with the phenomenon of missing minors

  • 13 International study visits among police advisors from Schengen countries and staff of custodial centres
  • 10 National workshops for police advisors to discuss about the phenomenon of missing unaccompanied minors
  • International workshop to analyze the results of the study visits
  • International workshop to share International good practices for fighting against the phenomenon of unaccompanied missing minors
  • 2 International conferences to share the results of the workshops and to present the Italian approach to the phenomenon of missing minors

  • Handbook: To search and protect unaccompanied minors – fight against invisibility: common procedures to enhance unaccompanied missing minors searches through the use of SIS II; Good Practices and lists of recommendations to carry out appropriate measures to strengthen international cooperation on sensitive issues, such as protection and repatriation of missing unaccompanied minors [en|it]
  • Realization of IT solutions to improve the unaccompanied missing minors alert system

  • Coordinator: Central Criminal Police Directorate (Italy)
  • International Police Cooperation DEPT Latvia (Latvia)
  • International Relation Unit of Malta (Malta)
  • International operational cooperation directorate of Bulgaria (Bulgaria)
  • Secretary general of the international security system (Portugal)
  • OSCE organization for security and cooperation in Europe (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 16/09/2013 – 15/09/2014

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs, Pilot Project on unaccompanied minors

Contacts:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org


ROOT – The involvement of Organized Criminal Groups in the Trafficking of Women for Sexual Exploitation: the case study of Palermo

ROOT – The involvement of Organized Criminal Groups in the Trafficking of Women for Sexual Exploitation: the case study of Palermo

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to a real comprehension of the impact of organized crime in trafficking in women
  • To prepare a transnational project directed at eradicating the trafficking in human beings (THB) for the purpose of sexual exploitation in Sicily, in a European dimension

  • Carrying out a research on trafficking of Nigerian women in Sicily and on the role of organized crime
  • An information campaign on THB issues to enable the local community to tackle and prevent THB
  • Awareness-raising campaigns throughout Sicily
  • Educational activities in schools
  • Inter-institutional activities for the establishment of a transnational network amongst territorial stakeholders against THB

  • Coordinator: CISS – International Cooperation South South (Italy)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Associated partners:

  • “Il Pellegrino della Terra” association (Italy)
  • Rankin Associate (United Kingdom)
  • NIGARS association and other public and private entities engaged in fighting THB in Palermo

Follow the project IN ACTION

Project dates: 01/09/2013 – 31/08/2015

DG of reference: DG HOME, Home Affairs, ISEC Programme – Prevention of and fight against crime

Contact: CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org


From School To Community: children and students as change agents in the community

From School To Community: children and students as change agents in the community

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote and embrace a democratic society by strengthening democratic citizenship and human rights education via a sustainable multi-actor bottom-up approach
  • To help students develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to participate actively in democratic life by learning and exercising their rights and responsibilities both at school and in their community
  • To provide initiatives for students in order for them to be able to improve their environment and developed participation and democratic civic skills

  • Literature Review on Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education, and Assessment of the training Needs of Teachers in this field
  • Training of School Teachers on Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education (mostly Social Studies Teachers) in the Ankara region of Turkey
  • Training and active engagement of students in their communities in Turkey
  • Dissemination of results via publications and articles and through a workshop to be held in the Ankara region of Turkey

  • Coordinator: EURICON (Netherlands)
  • Middle East Technical University – METU (Turkey)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/08/2013 – 15/01/2015

DG of reference: DEVCO EuropeAid – Human Rights Education Programme – Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA – “Transition Assistance and Institution Building Component”)

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

www.fs2c.eu


LeGMe – Learning to be a Good Mentor

LeGMe – Learning to be a Good Mentor

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide opportunities for adults to learn while making a useful contribution to the community’s welfare, by supporting young children’s school integration and academic success
  • To provide opportunities for mentors to share experiences and practices from their respective countries and work together with European colleagues to prepare to support young children
  • To provide opportunities for mentors’ coaches to share experiences and practices of supporting mentors from their respective countries and work together with European colleagues to improve their coaching practices
  • To create a coaching program(s) for mentors

  • Collect existing mentoring programs for disenfranchised young children and youth, and analyse mentors’ training/coaching program
  • Develop the common frame and guidelines for building mentors’ coaching programs
  • Develop the coaching program in each partner organization, by filling the frame, observing the guidelines to obtain relevant coaching programs for the category of mentors available in each organization
  • Test the mentors’ coaching programs, with on-going monitoring and evaluation of the coaching programs and e-learning support
  • Based on evaluation results, revise and finalise each organisations’ specific mentor coaching program

  • Guidelines for mentors and mentoring programme coordinators. The guidebook is structured around three major chapters, and is conceived as an interactive tool. We share questions that our partnership has considered carefully while developing the various mentoring programmes, as well as reminders of details and – wherever we can – practices that we have found effective

  • Coordinator: Consortium International LSDGC (Romania)
  • Deutscher Kinderschutzbund Landesverband Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V. (Germany)
  • Verein MUNTERwegs (Switzerland)
  • ŠIUOLAIKINIŲ DIDAKTIKŲ CENTRAS (Lithuania)
  • Grimstad kommune/Kvalifiseringstjenesten (Norway)
  • Združenie Orava pre demokraciu vo vzdelávaní (Slovakia)
  • Forum za slobodu odgoja (Croatia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2013 – 31/07/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig, Learning Partnership

Contact: CESIE: partnerhisp@cesie.org

www.mentorineurope.wordpress.com


Speakers of Europe

Speakers of Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To encourage youth participation in the 2014 European elections, thus enabling to behave as active, informed citizens living democracy
  • To multiply knowledge, about the several and diverse opportunities offered by the EU (especially for unemployed youth), through communication means (news, radio, social networks, online channels, blogs, knowledge platforms, e-learning)
  • To reflect upon non-formal education and new communication tools for NGOs to find target oriented ways to reach their objectives and keep the youth active and motivated on a long term basis as a common strategy for civic participation opening to new social and job related opportunities

  • Enabling participants to create/use both traditional media (newspaper, radio) and new tools (social network, online channels, blogs, e-learning) to promote the debate on European issues in their local context
  • Diffusion of knowledge about European institutions, in the prospective of the 2014 European parliamentary elections

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • International initiatives for cooperation (Bulgaria)
  • Bulgarian network for human rights education (Bulgaria)
  • Duha united (Czech Republic)
  • Eesti people to people (Estonia)
  • Eurocircle (France)
  • 13 actif (France)
  • Haus der offenen tür sinzig (Germany)
  • Youth day care centre (Lithuania)
  • Fondazzjoni xjenza u poplu (Malta)
  • The foundation supporting of the innovation and the creativity development “inncrea” (Poland)
  • Young partners for civil society development association (Romania)
  • Divadlo bez domova (Slovakia)
  • Prosoc – society for project implementation in developing of social entrepreneurship (Slovenia)
  • Asociacion cultural ingalicia (Spain)
  • Inegöl youth organization (Turkey)
  • Nyitottság a világra alapítvány (Hungary)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2013 – 30/09/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action programme – 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations

Contact:

CESIE: angela.martinez@cesie.org


AREAS+ – Academic Relations between Europe and ASia

AREAS+ – Academic Relations between Europe and ASia

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

AREAS+ aims to provide international study, research and training opportunities to individuals at all academic levels with the goal of developing their qualifications and international experience, with attention to gender balance and participation of the socially or economically disadvantaged, while at the same time fostering the bilateral cooperation and mutual enrichment of the European and Asian partner HEIs

The mobility flows (183 versus a minimum of 120 for this lot) take into account the needs of the region and of the partners in terms of academic level, duration and range of academic disciplines, with the goal of maximizing the impact on beneficiaries and institutions. Mobilities are offered at all academic levels, with a focus on Staff mobilities that have the highest potential in strengthening relations among the Partner universities. Target Group (TG ) 1 mobilities provide for exchanges among the European and Asian partner HEIs and will be distributed evenly among them, with the goal of developing their bilateral relations supporting the less experienced universities. TG 2 and TG 3 scholarships on the other hand are aimed at providing Asian individuals opportunities to study and perform research in Europe and obtain European university degrees

  • Coordinator: Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
  • Co-coordinator: Hanoi University of Science and Technology (Vietnam)
  • City University London (United Kingdom)
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany)
  • Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble (France)
  • University of Leuven (KU Leuven) (Belgium)
  • Masaryk University (Check Republic)
  • Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
  • Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia)
  • University of Trento (Italy)
  • Universidade do Minho (Portugal)
  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)
  • Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia)
  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (Vietnam)
  • Indian School of Mines Dhanbad (India)
  • National University of Laos (Laos)
  • National University of Mongolia (Mongolia)
  • Thammasat University (Thailand)
  • The Pannasastra University of Cambodia (Cambodia)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka)
  • Visayas State University (The Philippines)

Associated Partners:

  • CESIE – Centro Studi ed Iniziative Europeo (Italy)
  • ITHACA (Italy)
  • ASEAN University Network (Thailand)
  • Jesuit Refugee Service – Asia Pacific, (Thailand )


PANGEA – Volunteering for connecting Continents

PANGEA – Volunteering for connecting Continents

ObjectivesActivesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the awareness of cultural differences and its values
  • To contribute to the development in youth of personal and professional skills
  • To promote in all actors – host and sending communities and volunteers – the values of respect for difference and solidarity
  • To facilitate capacity building in organsations and NGOs working in the field of sustainable community development in other partner countries in the world

  • Activities include collaborating with the local communities and local volunteers in non-formal education projects in local schools, developing awareness campaigns connected to nutrition and welfare, developing local, regional and international networking opportunities, facilitating micro-credit initiatives and intercultural dialogue

  • Sending two groups of five volunteers from France, Italy, Spain and Hungary will participate in community development projects in Cameroon, Nepal and Senegal for 6 months at a time
  • Concurrently, a volunteer from Senegal, Nepal and Cameroon will be hosted by CESIE in Italy for 10 months
  • Volunteers’ testimonies (Cameroon): Red feet, a mobility story
  • Volunteers’ testimonies (Nepal): EVS: from our volunteers in Kathmandu
  • Pangea Handbook – The guide aims to provide suggestions and tips for all young people interested to live an international volunteering experience out of Europe

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Pistes Solidarires (France)
  • Fekete Sereg (Hungary)
  • Pandora (Spain)
  • CCN – Campaign for Change Nepal (Nepal)
  • GNO FAR Jeunesse en action (Senegal)
  • CAPEC Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (Cameroon)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/06/2013 – 31/05/2015

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – Action 2 – European Voluntary Service

Contact: CESIE: roberta.lobianco@cesie.org


REPLACE 2 – Researching Female Genital Mutilation Intervention Programmes Linked to African Communities in the EU

REPLACE 2 – Researching Female Genital Mutilation Intervention Programmes Linked to African Communities in the EU

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To implement the REPLACE behaviour change toolkit for ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) with practicing communities in the EU
  • To evaluate the experience of using the methodological approach and the behaviour change framework within the toolkit, amongst those involved
  • To engage communities in devising strategies for change
  • To develop feasible evaluation techniques and protocols with communities for their strategies for change
  • To develop and improve the REPLACE Behaviour Change toolkit for ending FGM in the EU
  • To build sustainability of the toolkit through knowledge transfer and capacity building with a range of partners and communities in the EU

  • Working with the original Somali and Sudanese communities (UK and Netherlands) from previous REPLACE project (2010-11) to apply the findings from that work and the REPLACE approach and devise new tailored strategies for change in their communities
  • Applying the REPLACE approach and toolkit to other FGM practicing communities in other EU countries (Italy, Portugal and Spain) to identify facilitators and barriers to change that are specific to them, and important as the focus for intervention strategy design

  • Coordinator: Coventry University (United Kingdom)
  • Forward UK (United Kingdom)
  • The Federation of the Somali Associations in the Netherlands (Netherlands)
  • Associação para o Planeamento da Família (Portugal)
  • Gabinet d’Estudes Socials (Spain)
  • International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University (Belgium)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 18/03/2013 – 18/11/2015

DG of reference: DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme

Contact: partnership@cesie.org

www.replacefgm2.eu


MOI – Mo(ve)ments of Inclusion

MOI – Mo(ve)ments of Inclusion

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote and develop quality of support systems in youth work, specially promoting innovation, attractiveness and inclusiveness of in youth services for marginalised groups: openness, solidarity, dialogue, commitment of equality and acknowledgement of diversity.
  • To foster intercultural dialogue, tolerance and mutual understanding: through the analyse of cultural corporeality, promotion of intercultural evenings and exchange among workers from many European countries in the same learning experience, so contributing to social cohesion in Europe
  • To facilitate the exchange of experiences and good practices in the field of youth inclusion, especially regarding creative and expressive techniques, and to foster the creation of new projects so promoting European cooperation in the youth field

Training Course in Palermo from 29th of June to 7th of July 2013 . The main activities of the course will be: Body expression and movement technique / Ice-breaking and group building / Simulations / Debates and discussions / Interaction with the local community / Intercultural events / Exchange of good practices

  • MOI – Public Report en

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • International initiatives for cooperation (Bulgaria)
  • Bulgarian network for human rights education (Bulgaria)
  • Duha united (Czech Republic)
  • Eesti people to people (Estonia)
  • Eurocircle (France)
  • 13 actif (France)
  • Haus der offenen tür sinzig (Germany)
  • Youth day care centre (Lithuania)
  • Fondazzjoni xjenza u poplu (Malta)
  • The foundation supporting of the innovation and the creativity development “inncrea” (Poland)
  • Young partners for civil society development association (Romania)
  • Divadlo bez domova (Slovakia)
  • Prosoc – society for project implementation in developing of social entrepreneurship (Slovenia)
  • Asociacion cultural ingalicia (Spain)
  • Inegöl youth organization (Turkey)
  • Nyitottság a világra alapítvány (Hungary)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2013 – 31/08/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action programme – 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations

Contact: CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org


SUNIA GEEL 2 – Take care of yourself 2

SUNIA GEEL 2 – Take care of yourself 2

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide a framework to reduce violence against women and children of marginalised ethnic communities and ensure that their needs for safety and support are met. Main target groups are: Sinti, Roma and Muslim migrants and travellers.
  • To develop a deeper more evidenced based understanding of the needs of the victims of domestic violence in relation to professional service provision
  • To build the capacity of marginalised communities and service providers to initiate and promote change within their own environments that will enable them to address the issue of Domestic Violence and uphold the rights of women and children
  • To respond to women & children experiencing Domestic Violence by providing emotional and practical support in a culturally appropriate way

  • Elaboration of a State of the Art Report that will give a general overview about the issue of domestic violence in the partner countries
  • Formulate and produce a Domestic Violence Response Programme for women and young people based on tools and activities for their empowerment, building self-esteem and decision making
  • Information seminars about the developed Domestic Violence Programme in all partners’ country
  • Different kind of workshops with victims of Domestic Violence and also with perpetrators in collaboration with refuges
  • Counselling and practical support to women, children and young people who are at risk of, or who are experiencing, domestic violence

  • Coordinator: Exchange House National Travellers Service (Ireland)
  • Associata Nationalặ a Universitặtilor Populare (Romania)
  • IEIE – International Education Information Exchange (Germany)
  • Verein Multikulturell Migrationsakademie (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2013 – 28/02/2015

DG of reference: DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme

Contact: CESIE: letizia.portera@cesie.org

www.suniageel2.eu


RePlaY – Re-Plan-Years 2014 – 2020

RePlaY – Re-Plan-Years 2014 – 2020

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To enforce the active participation of older and senior citizens in EU civic and democratic processes
  • To foster EU cooperation among organizations working in field of active ageing and intergenerational dialogue
  • To analyze the new ‘Europe for Citizens’ Programme 2014 – 2020

  • RePlaY InfoShare: international partners’ meeting during for good practices exchange about active ageing and intergenerational dialogue and it will be analyzed the new ‘Europe for Citizens’ Programme 2014 – 2020
  • RePlaY Training: training course about the Programme ‘Europe for Citizens 2014 – 2020’ for organizations working at local level with less or no experience in EU cooperation projects
  • RePlaY InfoDays: local dissemination activities of project results and products in all partner countries

  • RePlaY booklet: guide with selection of good practices on active ageing, intergenerational dialogue and guidelines of the new ‘Europe for Citizens’ Programme 2014 – 2020

  • Coordinator: CESIE – European Centre of Studies and Initiatives (Italy)
  • IRSH – Intelektualet e Rinj Shprese (Albania)
  • EUROGEO – European Association of Geographers (Belgium)
  • LCE – LC Educational (Cyprus)
  • ALDA – Association of Local Democracy Agencies (France)
  • YAT- Youth Alliance Tetovo (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
  • Pozitiva Doma – Positive Mind (Latvia)
  • Zwiazek Stowarzyszen MULTIKULTURA – MULTIKULTURA (Poland)
  • Asociatia absolventilor si profesorilor Liceului – ACNER (Romania)
  • Gabinet D’estudis Socials – GES (Spain)
  • Dacorum Council for Voluntary Service – Community Action Dacorum (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2013 – 31/01/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC – “Europe for Citizens” Programme – 1.2.2 Support measures

Contact:

CESIE: letizia.portera@cesie.org

www.replay-project.eu


LBTG – Let’s Bridge the Gap!

LBTG – Let’s Bridge the Gap!

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To analyze the stereotypes & ideologies on sexuality-related issues
  • To promote democratic & EU values, active citizenship, non-formal education and human rights in the fight against prejudices and all attitudes leading to exclusion & marginalization
  • To tackle sexuality issues proactively by including youth leaders and youth organizations & promote awareness
  • To support young people’s personal development and promote inclusiveness of youth service for marginalized groups – openness, dialogue, commitment of equality and tolerance, acknowledgement of diversity

  • Sharing of best practices in the field of youth work and methods to work with young people at risk or victims of single & multiple discrimination
  • Theoretical presentations by trainers (Sexual identity and education, Sexual orientation, Multiple identity and multiple discrimination of LGBTQ groups, Citizens rights and Marginalisation, Sexual health)
  • Non-formal education techniques & games
  • Artistic workshops & artistic exhibition (Flash Mob etc.)
  • Participation in Palermo Pride 2013

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • World Independent Youth Union (Armenia)
  • Modern Youth Public Union (Azerbaijan)
  • New Faces (Belarus)
  • BNCYTP (Bulgaria)
  • Lceducational (Cyprus)
  • Europe our house (Georgia)
  • Association of LGBT and their friends “Mozaika” (Latvia)
  • Rokiškio jaunimo organizacijų sąjunga “Apvalus stalas” (Lithuania)
  • Association for development of health and education CEDES (Moldova)
  • OCRE – Associação para a Valorização do Ambiente, Cultura, Património e Lazer (Portugal)
  • Volunteers Organization for Life – Romania (Romania)
  • Divadlo bez domova (Slovakia)
  • Hogeschool Rotterdam /Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
  • All-Ukrainian Association for Youth Cooperation “Alternative-V” (Ukraine)
  • Youth NGO ISKRA (Ukraine)

Follow the project IN ACTION | Watch the VIDEO

Date of the project: 1/02/2013 – 31/01/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.1 Cooperation with the Neighbouring

Countries of the European Union

Contact: CESIE: angela.martinez@cesie.org


School on the Cloud (SoC) – Connecting education to the Cloud for digital citizenship network

School on the Cloud (SoC) – Connecting education to the Cloud for digital citizenship network

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnerInfo & contacts

  • To develop a network of 57 European partners from a range of different education sectors to promote Cloud initiatives in the public and private sectors
  • To explore how education should respond to new ICT developments that are rapidly transforming the world of business, work and society
  • To bring the educational opportunities offered by these powerful technologies to as broad an audience as possible

  • To undertake a research about tailor-made learning and the Cloud and publish the “state of art”
  • To produce guidance resources for teachers and educators
  • To establish four work groups addressing the issues of management (transition), iTeacher (innovative teacher), tailor-made learning and Cloud-based digital features

This report documents the state of the art concerning the Cloud in education in partner countries across Europe. It describes policy perspectives, agencies and organisations promoting the Cloud in education, initiatives, projects and developments in different countries, it offers a list of relevant events and activities taking place in Europe, as well as key publications related to the project’s scope

  • Presentations on the impact of Cloud-based platforms, application and tools
  • Online catalogue of platforms, tools and apps for teachers, trainers and educators
  • State of the art research of tailor-made learning and the Cloud
  • Review of cloud-based futures and methodologies

  • Coordinator: Doukas School (Greece)
  • Innovative Learning Network Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • EURO (Belgium)
  • GO (Belgium)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2016

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme, Information and communication technologies – ICT (KA 3)

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org

www.schoolonthecloud.eu


STIR – Safeguarding Teenage Intimate Relationships

STIR – Safeguarding Teenage Intimate Relationships

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To map relevant EU research, policy and practice
  • To document the incidence, impact and dynamics of online, offline experiences of partner violence and views on prevention
  • To explore young peoples’ experiences of partner violence and control within young peoples’ lives
  • To develop an appropriate directly accessible web-based resource and app for young people

  • Expert consultation with a group of national experts for each partner to identify what is known about the use of ICT in young peoples’ relationships
  • A school-based survey addressing the interconnection between online/offline spaces in young people’s relationships
  • 100 interviews with young people to explore experiences and perceptions of partner abuse within online/offline spaces
  • Development of an accessible web-based re source and downloadable app
  • Creation of an Advisory group convened through an existing EU forum

  • STIRitAPP – The app of the STIR project: It guides the user in a journey to explore different aspects of relationships, to assess their partner’s and their own behaviour in a relationship, and to find out how they can ask for help if they need it [Available language versions: en|it|bg|el|nb]
  • Briefing Papers on Intimate Teenage Violence. The research involved more than 4,000 young people aged 14-17 in the UK, Norway, Cyprus, Italy and Bulgaria. Qualitative and quantitative data were analyzed and are the focus of these briefing papers. Intimate Teenage Violence is understood as violence in teenage couples, exercised both online (through sexting, sharing of intimate images, etc.) and offline (physical, psychological, etc.)

  • University of Bristol (United Kingdom)
  • University of Central Lancashire – UCLAN (United Kingdom)
  • Norwegian Centre of Violence and Traumatic Stress (Norway)
  • Applied Research and Communication Fund (Bulgaria)
  • Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (Cyprus)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2013 – 01/01/2015

DG of reference: DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org

www.stiritup.eu


SPACIT – Education for Spatial Citizenship

SPACIT – Education for Spatial Citizenship

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

SPACIT aims at providing teachers with the relevant education to support active Spatial Citizenship in the classroom through providing the following measures:

  • Production of an up-to-date online reader on the geoinformation society, the technological basics, its social implications and economical effects for individuals
  • Development of a competence model and a curriculum for an increased participation in the geoinformation society through Spatial Citizenship
  • Creation of materials for teachers to actively learn / teach Spatial Citizenship skills and competences to pupils

  • Research and creation of scientific book: Society, space and the geoinformation age in school education
  • Creation of a curriculum for Spatial Citizenship
  • Creation of an online course and didactic materials

  • Society, space and the geoinformation age in school education – Scientific book
  • Dimensions of GI Society – Online Report
  • Geoinformation Society – Leaflet
  • Curriculum for Spatial Citizenship education – Online Report
  • Final course materials for Spatial Citizenship Education
  • Final SPACIT Online Course

  • Coordinator: Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS at University of Salzburg (Austria)
  • EUROGEO (United Kingdom)
  • Fatih University (Turkey)
  • Friedrich-Schiller – Universität Jena (Germany)
  • University of Koblenz Landau (Germany)
  • Bundesgymnasium und Bundesrealgymnasium (Germany)
  • KARS Laundau (Germany)
  • Colegiul National (Romania)
  • European Youth Parliament (United Kingdom)
  • National Council for Geographic Education, Washington DC (United States)
  • Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo (Japan)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2012 – 30/11/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Comenius Multilateral

Contact:

CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org

www.spatialcitizenship.org


TANDEM NOW – Mentoring and Vocational Assistance for Migrant Youth

TANDEM NOW – Mentoring and Vocational Assistance for Migrant Youth

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create role models for migrant youth or youth from ethnic minorities throughout of the vocational career, using experience and results of the initial Tandem project
  • To contribute to the effective training of mentors by understanding the needs of young people and local contexts
  • To develop ‘blended mentoring’ (a mix of face-to-face and online activities) enabling mentoring to be easily integrated into career counseling

  • Needs analysis to understand young people’s needs and how mentors can respond
  • Research of mentoring concepts in each country
  • Creation of “blended mentoring” curriculum and training of mentors
  • Testing the developed curriculum and application of Blended Mentoring

  • Needs analysis: it outlines the different cultural norms and values in each ethnic group providing a framework of what is happening in these specific communities, highlighting the challenges and problems of migrants and ethnic minorities
  • TANDEM NOW – Curriculum for Mentors’ training. The Curriculum for TANDEM NOW training of Mentors consists of: Concept and structure of the training course & Required materials and recommended online tools tested within the “Blended-Mentoring-Package”
  • Project Magazine. You will find out about the project TANDEM NOW; a mentoring programme which pairs young people from ethnic minorities or migrant backgrounds with a role model from their own community. The Magazine presents the TANDEM NOW project and the rationale for setting up such a project. The mentoring programme will be outlined and explained in detail and then it will highlight the successful outcomes of the project. The magazine will tell you how you can set up a mentoring programme and learn from our experience piloting programmes across Europe.

Target Groups:

  • Mentors – adult people with migrant backgrounds
  • Mentees – youngsters with migrant background/from ethnic minorities

  • Coordinator: Volkshochschule Tirol (Austria)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Mozaik (Turkey)
  • Goiztiri (Spain)
  • BBQ (German)
  • Exchange House (Ireland)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2012 – 30/11/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, LLP National Agency Austria – Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation

Contact:

CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org

www.tandemnow.eu


You SEE – Youth Spirit of Entrepreneurship for Employability

You SEE – Youth Spirit of Entrepreneurship for Employability

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide youth workers with new & innovative practices to be employed in the work with youth regarding their job search and their sense of initiative
  • To empower unemployed young people, including youth with fewer opportunities, with resources & tools to be competent and successful in their job and develop their spirit of entrepreneurship
  • To train the participants to face the world of work by preparing them for the challenges & helping them to develop self-esteem, communication, problem-solving and creative thinking skills
  • To transfer knowledge, ideas and good practices among EU citizens, promoting intercultural dialogue and valorising the active contribution of all participants
  • To create a network among the participants for their future collaboration

  • The training course took place in Palermo between the 25th of May and the 2nd of June, involving 40 participants from 14 European countries

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Fondazzjoni Xjenza u Poplu (Malta)
  • Mission Locale de l’Agenais, de l’Albret et du Confluent (France)
  • Asociatia Tineri Parteneri Pentru Dezvoltarea Societatii Civil (Romania)
  • “Fekete Sereg” Ifjúsági Egyesület (Hungary)
  • Adalya Youth Club (Turkey)
  • Sdrudzenie Znam i Moga – Know and Can Association (Bulgaria)
  • PRAXIS (Greece)
  • Zavod Nefiks (Slovenia)
  • Raise It Now – Associação (Portugal)
  • Inside Out (United Kingdom)
  • Duha UNITED (Czech Republic)
  • Plataforma Enlaces (Spain)
  • Projektwerkstatt Umwelt und Entwicklung e.V. (Germany)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2012 – 30/11/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action programme – 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations

Contact:

CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org


EAT SMART

EAT SMART

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To stimulate intercultural dialogue using food as vehicle
  • To promote cooperation between youth from EU and Asia
  • To reinforce creativity, active citizenship, entrepreneurship of young people
  • To raise awareness about intercultural issues, in particularly related to food traditions, healthy food and sustainable consumption and development among the wider society

  • Research about traditional and healthy food and about sustainable consumption
  • Training course in Beijing with young chefs, video makers and young social workers about the thematic of the project
  • Culinary workshops, interviews and dissemination events at local and international level
  • Creation of a video documentary about the project development/activities and research results
  • Food Fair in Palermo with the involvement of partners participants and local realities working in the field of sustainable consumption and promotion of traditional and healthy food

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • CANGO – China Association for NGO Cooperation (China)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Solidarité Jeunesse Vietnam (Vietnam)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2012 – 30/11/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.2 Youth in the World: Cooperation with

Other Countries of the World.

Co-financed by Sicilian Region – Department for Development and Cohesion Policies, together with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers Department of Youth

Contact:

CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org

www.eatsmartnow.org


ProLang – Promotion of Learning Less Used European Languages to Youth on the Move

ProLang – Promotion of Learning Less Used European Languages to Youth on the Move

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote language learning and linguistic diversity
  • To support the development of innovative ICT-based content, services, pedagogies and practice for lifelong learning
  • To promote European co-operation in fields covering two or more sub-programmes of EACEA
  • To promote language learning and support linguistic diversity in Member States

  • To analyze existent practices and methods for promotion of language learning in project partners’ and other EU countries, and identifying examples of best practices in promotion
  • To develop the online language testing tool with the purpose to encourage initial or further language learning
  • To implement, test and improve promotional activities through a dedicated website for the purpose of dissemination and exploitation activities

  • ProLang On-line Platform. This tool is intended to be innovative, attract test-takers and be enjoyable, giving also a diagnostic about the language skills of the user

  • Coordinator: Spinaker, proizvodnja, trgovina in trženje, d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Virtualis, poslovno svetovanje in storitve, d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts (Slovenia)
  • Comenius University in Bratislava, Studia Academica Slovaca (Slovakia)
  • Vilnius University (Lithuania)
  • xceed Michal Juda (Poland)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2012 – 31/12/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Transversal Programme – KA2 Languages

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org

www.prolang.net


DCGM – DEEP.Com Goes Mobile

DCGM – DEEP.Com Goes Mobile

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

DEEP.Com Goes Mobile aims to translate the EU-Xchange web platform and the services developed in DEEP.Com in German, Spanish, French and Italian, moreover it will develop additional tools like mentoring and coaching and specific support actions for GRU project co-ordinators and managers to sustain them about marketing and commercialization of their project results

  • Translation DEEP.Com services and EU-Xchange platform into German, Spanish, French and Italian
  • To develop and establish specific support actions for Marketing and Commercialization project results
  • To develop appropriate and customized services for Project Managers

  • Coordinator: UBW Unternehmensberatung Wagenhofer GmbH (Austria)
  • The Business club AUSTRIALIA (Austria)
  • Iberika group (Germany)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2012 – 31/10/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Support Measure

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.deepcom-goes-mobile.eu


ALCE – Appetite for Learning Comes with Eating

ALCE – Appetite for Learning Comes with Eating

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop intercultural and intergenerational dialogue between the two target groups (senior native women and young immigrant women)
  • To break social isolation of certain target groups suffering from multiple discrimination
  • To encourage adult learning through the recognition and validation of the competences (literacy, civic, entrepreneurial) acquired by the target groups

  • Active Learning Training Course (50 hours) developed in all partner countries involving 100 women trainees and an European Training Course on intercultural dialogue and event management
  • Facilitate key competence acquisition of direct target groups (migrant and senior women) through training course, learning mobility, active training during the preparation & the implementation of the cultural roadmap of events
  • European Roadmap of Cultural Events in order to spread the intangible knowledge of women trainees to European Communities (United Kingdom, Italy, Austria, Lithuania, France)

  • Pedagogical Manual: Innovative approaches for participation and inclusion of migrant and senior women it | en | au | lt | fr
  • Recipes book: Around the world on a carpet of flavours it | en | au | lt | fr
  • Promoting Interculturalism Through Non Formal Education. An Evaluation Procedure.
  • The European Conference on Cultural Studies 2014: Official Conference Proceedings, Conference Theme 2014: “Borderlands of Becoming, Belonging and Sharing”, ISSN: 2188-9635)
  • ALCE Virtual Presentation, English

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • MEH – Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Élan Interculturel (France)
  • Seniors Initiative Centre (Lithuania)

Follow the project IN ACTION / Watch the VIDEO

Date of project: 01/11/12 – 31/10/14

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral

Contact:

CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org

www.appetiteforlearning.eu


ARARAT – Armenian Coordination Agency – ‘UNIVERSITY – EMPLOYER’

ARARAT – Armenian Coordination Agency – ‘UNIVERSITY – EMPLOYER’

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

The wider objective of the project is to ameliorate the relevance of higher education to ever-changing labor market needs through establishment and operationalization of universities-employers cooperation nexus in Armenia. The specific objectives target the building on capacity of universities to effectively manage the units promoting university-market cooperation and facilitating an active dialogue between universities and labour market around qualifications offered through establishment of a database and relevant tools

  • Establishing a National University-Labour Market Network (NULMN) in Armenia to promote cooperation between the partner universities and regional employers
  • Operationalizing ANQF and keeping the programme level generic learning outcomes up-to-date thus enriching academic learning with the recent developments in the labor market environment

  • Coordinatore: Armenian State University of Economics (Armenia)
  • Universität Koblenz-Landau (Germania)
  • Information Systems Management Institute (Lettonia)
  • World University Service – Comitato austriaco (Austria)
  • Università di Alicante (Spagna)
  • Universitet Marii Currie-Sklodowskiej (Polonia)

ARMENIA:

  • Coordinator: Armenian State University of Economics (Armenia)
  • Universität Koblenz-Landau (Germany)
  • Information Systems Management Institute (Latvia)
  • World University Service – Austrian Committee (Austria)
  • University of Alicante (Spain)
  • Universitet Marii Currie-Sklodowskiej (Poland)
  • Armenian State Pedagogical University named after Kh. Abovyan (Armenia)
  • Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University (Armenia)
  • State Engineering University of Armenia (Polytechnic) (Armenia)
  • Vanadzor Branch of State Engineering University of Armenia (Armenia)
  • Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute named after M. Nalbandyan (Armenia)
  • Gavar State University (Armenia)
  • Goris State University (Armenia)
  • National Center For Professional Education Quality Assurance (Armenia)
  • Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia (Armenia)
  • Union of Banks of Armenia (Armenia)
  • Synopsys Armenia CJSC (Armenia)
  • Armenian National Student’ Association (Armenia)
  • Republican Union of Employers of Armenia (Armenia)
  • Republic of Armenia Ministry of Education and Science (MoES) (Armenia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/10/12 – 14/10/15

DG of reference: DG EAC Tempus IV – Action 2. Structural Measures, Higher Education and Society

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.ararattempus.org


MAHATMA – Master in Higher Education Management Developing Leaders For Managing Educational Transformation

MAHATMA – Master in Higher Education Management Developing Leaders For Managing Educational Transformation

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

The wider objective is to promote transformation of higher education management in Armenia and Georgia through introduction of a new Master’s programme/professional development courses in higher education management. The specific objectives evolve around the enhancement of the institutional capacity to implement the new Master’s programme/PDCs (teaching and learning and management of the programme; as well as the promotion of a change dialogue between the education stakeholders thorough establishment of a Professional Association of Educationalists leading to system transformation

  • Development of a Master’s programme/PDC in HE Management
  • Introduction of a learning outcome approach to teaching, learning and student assessment methods
  • Establishment of the Professional Association of Educationalists

  • Coordinator: Armenian State Pedagogical University (Armenia)
  • Universitat Koblenz-Landau (Germany)
  • Masarykova univerzita (Czech Republic)
  • Bath Spa University (United Kingdom)
  • Middlesex University (United Kingdom)
  • Centre International d’Etudes Pedagogiques de Sevres (France)
  • Armenian State University of Economics (Armenia)
  • State pedagogical institute of Vanadzor named after H. Toumanyan Goris State University (Armenia)
  • National Center of Professional Education Quality Assurance (Armenia)
  • Republic of Armenia Ministry of Education and Science (Armenia)
  • Ilia State University (Georgia)
  • International Black Sea University (Georgia)
  • Shota Rustaveli State University (Georgia)
  • Akaki Tsereteli State University (Georgia)
  • National Center for Education Quality Enhancement (Georgia)
  • Ministry of Education and Science in Georgia (Georgia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/10/12 – 14/10/15

DG of reference: DG EAC, Tempus IV [Armenia] – Action 1. Joint Projects, Curricula Reform

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.mahatma.am


Women Rights – Promoting Peace opportunities through ending exploitation of women’s rights in East Jerusalem: a Palestinian – European – Israeli partnership

Women Rights – Promoting Peace opportunities through ending exploitation of women’s rights in East Jerusalem: a Palestinian – European – Israeli partnership

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To raise the awareness of Palestinian women on their rights, who have experienced and are threatened with displacement
  • To empower women economically, documenting their experiences and join the international objective of improving the status of women through the development of their economic, social and psychological situation

  • Vocational training
  • Documentation of the life experiences of Palestinian women
  • International and local advocacy initiatives in support of Palestinian women and their rights

  • Coordinator: Al Maqdese for Society Development MSD (Palestine – oPt)
  • PimKom -Planners for Planning Rights (Israel)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2011 – 30/06/2012

DG of reference: DEVCO – Investing in People – Gender equality EuropeAid/129205/C/ACT/MULTI

Contact:

CESIE: marie.marzloff@cesie.org

http://www.al-maqdese.org/EN/


EAN – European Antibullying Network

EAN – European Antibullying Network

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Development of a comprehensive, scientifically documented and cohesive European platform against bullying
  • Selection, processing and dissemination of best practices that work towards combating bullying
  • Establishment of a European Antibullying Network to effectively address the phenomenon

  • Mapping the European organizations to be reached, plus existing state policies and recent researches
  • Implementing a Pan-European Campaign “Making One Day in Europe, Every Day for children” that focuses upon highlighting the need for coordinated actions against bullying at a European level and the establishment of a European Anti-bullying Day

  • Coordinator: The Smile of the Child (Greece)
  • Villa Montesca, Centro Studi e Formazioni (Italy)
  • Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • Cooperativa sociale COOSS, Marche onlus (Italy)
  • Youth European Social work, YES Forum (Germany)
  • Direct Association (Romania)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2012 – 01/07/2014

DG of reference: DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, DAPHNE III Programme JUST/2011-2012/DAP/AG

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.antibullying.eu


LION Learning, lIving, wOrking with Neet-group

LION Learning, lIving, wOrking with Neet-group

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To connect the worlds of learning, living, working via regional centres of excellence
  • To have a multi-angled and integrated approach regarding the triangle: learning – living – working
  • To upheaval skills teachers/trainers and mentors
  • To improve the European area of life-long-learning with quality standards for tools working with the NEET-group
  • To expand the Centre of Excellence with good practices

  • Training module for teachers, trainers and educators about the triangle Learning, Living, Working
  • Inventory of good didactic tools and recommendation for e-learning in Second Chance School
  • Research on relation between the world of work, the world of learning and the world of living
  • E-portfolio containing all the developed tools
  • Mobilities for the mentor-training sessions

  • Coordinator: EURICON – European Innovation, Consultancy and Networking (Netherlands)
  • Doncaster Collage (United Kingdom)
  • E2C-Norrkopin – Hagagymnasiet, Second Chance School (Sweden )
  • IFA – Iskolafejlesztsi Alapitvany (Hungary)
  • WBK – Weiterbildungskolleg der Stadt Moenchengladbach (Germany)
  • Ecole de la 2eme Chance Voglans (E2C73) (France)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2012 – 31/12/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral

Contact:

CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org

www.lionlearning.eu


CLIMATE CHANGE – Communicating Ecological Responsibility in a Multicultural Environment: Communication Techniques for Mobilizing Youth – Action on Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE – Communicating Ecological Responsibility in a Multicultural Environment: Communication Techniques for Mobilizing Youth – Action on Climate Change

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To raise awareness of climate change and climate justice
  • To develop youth leaders skills to implement interactive learning methods in youth work on climate change, to raise awareness and promote mobilization on climate change action
  • To raise awareness of global climate solidarity and the EU’s climate change agenda, as well as on the several but common national and individual responsibilities in tackling climate change
  • To promote the use of interactive communication, framing techniques and multimedia tools in youth action

  • Training course for trainers and workshops on global climate change
  • People-to-people events, such as simulation games and youth-friendly awareness raising activities will allow youth leaders to work with local communities and get first-hand experience with international youth mobilization
  • Workshops to improve skills for using multimedia resources and interactive learning methods for meaningful youth work
  • Networks creation at transnational level within Youth Ngo’s, Educational Organizations and Young People from Europe, South Asia and Africa

  • Video edited by young participants

  • Coordinator: Dobruja Agrarian and Business School (Bulgaria)
  • Stowarzyszenie Edukacji Nieformalnej MERITUM (Poland)
  • Kenya Voluntary Development Association (Kenya)
  • Tanzania Youth Cultural Exchange Network (Tanzania)
  • Rural Women’s Network Nepal (Nepal)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2012 – 30/09/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.2 Youth in the World: Cooperation with

Other Countries of the World

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


(e)VET2EDU – Supporting Vocational Teachers And Trainers In E-Learning

(e)VET2EDU – Supporting Vocational Teachers And Trainers In E-Learning

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To adapt an e-learning course for educators created in Poland to VET teachers’ and trainers’ learning needs and requirements in other EU countries
  • To support trainers and teachers from the VET sector in the implementation of dynamic, open and innovative methods by adapting and transferring validated e-learning courses for vocational schools and the training sector

  • Needs analysis to understand VET trainers’ and teachers’ needs
  • Adapt e-learning course according to needs analysis outcomes, therefore enhancing it with national and internationally-relevant content
  • Introduce different tools to the process (eg. videos, podcasts, videoconferences)
  • Promote the use of the adapted version in partner countries

  • (e)VET2EDU “How to design and facilitate an online course in the VET context“. This course enables students to learn methods and tools of online learning. After completing the course the student will be able to design and structure an on-line course for VET subjects (E-course in txt format)
    [EN | IT | CS | LT | SL | ES | NO | PL | HR]
  • The Facilitator’s Handbook for e-learning course: to provide support for trainers and educators in VET who are planning to implement the course into a training offer of own institution and moderate the course. The Handbook was developed on the basis of the experience gained during pilot phase of the course. It may serve as a reference material for the facilitator who finds there various advice and tips on actions that may be undertaken to facilitate the course in efficient way
    [EN | IT | CS | LT | SL | ES | NO | PL | HR]

  • Coordinator: Akademia Górniczo -Hutnicza im. St.Staszica w Krakowie (Poland)
  • Hrvatska akademska iistaživačka mreža – CARNet (Croatia)
  • RPiCViP (Czech Republic)
  • Vytauto Didziojo Universitetas (Lithuania)
  • Center RS za poklicno izobraževanje (Slovenia)
  • Universidad de Murcia (Spain)
  • HiST Contract Research (Norway)
  • Obrtna Tehnička Škola (Croatia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2012 – 30/09/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, LLP National Agency (Poland) – Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation

Contact:

CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.org

www.evet2edu.eu


TAPT – Transfer of Administrative and Pedagogical Tools useful to manage mobility project

TAPT – Transfer of Administrative and Pedagogical Tools useful to manage mobility project

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve the quality and efficiency of mobility project management by creating a common infrastructure to support participants with administrative and pedagogical tools
  • To have an efficient pedagogical engineering that complies with the Commission’s ambitions for ‘Erasmus for All’ by 2014
  • To put mobility as a focus of participant’s career, promoting his/her experience in his/her professional and personal development
  • To make mobility more attractive not only for participant, but also for hosting organisations
  • To create an European frame of reference on mobility

  • Adaptation and translation of the transferred tools from ADICE’s methodology called “Qualitative Method to Manage Mobility Project”: Manager’s Portfolio, Mobility Booklet and the database “Mobility Management System”
  • Testing of the transferred tools on local participants in mobility projects in order to improve tools according to local participants and organizations’ needs

  • Booklet Mobility management system – Tools for constructive mobility projects en|it

  • Coordinator: ADICE (France)
  • Paragon Limited (Malta)
  • Pedar (Turkey)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of the project: 1/10/2012 – 31/05/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency LLP (France) – Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation

Contact:

CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


LBD – Learning By Doing

LBD – Learning By Doing

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

To facilitate the acquisition of specific personal and professional skills through a work placement abroad for in 54 Sicilian youngster, in order to facilitate their search for a job

The project is directed to 54 youngster, from 18 to 35 years old, residents in Sicily, available to enter in the job market (jobless, unemployed, diploma graduated, university graduated). Those beneficiaries will have the chance to live a period abroad (UK, Greece, Portugal, Romania, France), for 13 weeks, being engaged in a professional placement in one of the following areas:

  • Nursery and Gardening
  • Food processing
  • Processing of metals in the goldsmith’s art
  • Craft in the wood industry
  • Manufacture of textiles

  • Learning By Doing – Handbook it

The LBD Handbook is a tool to better understand how a mobility experience could help young people in developing professional and personal skills. It contains also the experiences of some of the participants.

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • PSE Phoenix social enterprise (United Kingdom)
  • Youth Centre of Corinthia (Greece)
  • Epralima (Portugal)
  • Young Partners (Romania)
  • DYNP Dynamique Plurielle (France)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 15/09/2012 – 14/05/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, LLP National Agency, Leonardo da Vinci – Action Transnational Mobility (PLM)

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org

www.cesie.org/in-azione/europa/learning-by-doing


The Inclusion Puzzle

The Inclusion Puzzle

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop participants’ understanding of discrimination, including multiple discrimination through non-formal learning methods
  • To encourage participants to visualise a more inclusive Europe, and take positive action at their local level, developing their understanding and experience of European citizenship
  • To foster participants’ sense of identity, as individuals, and as European citizens through intercultural learning processes
  • To celebrate the creativity of young people through the creation of art and film projects, and disseminate the results to other young people and local community

  • Games on social Inclusion proposed by Youth leaders from different countries
  • Theater workshops to stimulate the reflection on exclusion and inclusion dynamics
  • Creative workshops
  • Cultural visits and evenings to connect the participants with different costumes and traditions

  • Public Report en

    This report presents the results the youth exchange, where 41 participants from all over Europe had the chance to explore themselves and their opinion about topics such as Multiple Discriminations. Moreover, the report describes the methods, based on non-formal education and artistic expression, and the activities.

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Duha united (Czech Republic)
  • Mission locale rurale Béarn Adour (France)
  • Tukums region multifunctional youth initiative center (Latvia)
  • Know and Can (Bulgaria)
  • Young Partners for Civil Society Development Association (Romania)
  • Hellenic Regional Development Center (Greece)

Follow the project IN ACTION / Watch the VIDEO

Date of project: 4/09/2012 – 16/09/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme, Action 1.1 – Youth Exchange

Contact:

CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org


Able like you

Able like you

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the intercultural exchanges between volunteers and local community, facilitating intercultural dialogue and the abolishment of stereotypes
  • To facilitate each volunteer’s personal and professional development through the acquisition of new skills and experiences
  • To create new educational tools and learning methods developing behavioral and social competencies of the target group, pursuing a social inclusion of the people in the centres
  • To promote community development active participation and the concept of citizenship

ABLE LIKE YOU is an EVS project which will involve 20 volunteers divided in two groups of 9 months each coming from four European countries: Hungary, Estonia, Spain, France. The volunteers are involved in different local centers in which CESIE carry activities that work with children and adults with physical and mental disorders:

  • La Fraternità, a cooperative Society that welcomes about 16 adults with psycho-physical disabilities as well as severe and moderate mental disabilities, providing day care activities within the structures of the Social Education Centre
  • Il Canto di Los, a social cooperative promoting welfare and mental, affective, relational and psychophysics balance, operating both in the prevention and education areas, and in the treatment of psychological distress and psychosocial rehabilitation field
  • VOLTA LA CARTA is a non profit organization of Social utility (ONLUS), it welcomes 9 people with mental illness. The activities carried out have the purpose to promote the social integration and autonomy, and to support psychologically the families of people with disability
  • I.A.S, an Italian Association of Spastic Assistance, it currently welcomes about 60 people from 10 to 35 years old with psycho-physical disabilities as well as severe and moderate mental disabilities, providing day care activities

The volunteers have the role of supporting the local staff in organising workshops and handicraft activities with the patients

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Solidarités Juenesses (France)
  • Pandora (Spain)
  • Fekete Sereg (Hungary)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2012 – 31/05/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – Action 2 – European Voluntary Service

Contact:

CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org, mobility@cesie.org


EurAsiAmerica

EurAsiAmerica

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

EurAsiAmerica is an EVS cooperation project which involves 4 partners of 4 different countries around the world: France, Italy, China and Peru with the following objectives:

  • To promote active participation, reflection about cultural diversity by contributing to foster mutual understanding
  • To develop entrepreneurship skills by giving volunteers the opportunity to set up their own activities in a creative way
  • To develop creativity, entrepreneurship and sense of initiative can certainly provide young people with the tools to increase their chances to be employed

There will be 16 volunteers who will experience 6 months learning/working on the issue of sustainable rural/urban development and how to develop young people’s employability:

  • Sending 4 Italian and 4 French volunteers to China for 6 months
  • Sending 2 Italian and 2 French volunteers to Peru for 6 months
  • Hosting 1 Chinese Volunteers to Italy and 1 to France
  • Hosting 1 Peruvian Volunteers to Italy and 1 to France

  • Coordinator: Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Enfants des Andes (Peru)
  • CANGO (China)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 1/08/2012/ 31/12/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action, Action 2 European Voluntary Service

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


Face to Success – ‘Migrants, volunteering and labour market’

Face to Success – ‘Migrants, volunteering and labour market’

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Using voluntary work as a tool to access to the labour market for migrants and Roma people
  • Finding new ways to save their own culture during the social integration process
  • Personal development of migrants and of their competences
  • Exchange of experiences and good practices among the staff of the organizations, with benefits for local communities and institutions as well
  • Creation of an effective adult education network of partners and a support for the recognition of volunteers’ skills and competences among employers

  • Local activities in every partner country in order to develop learners’ skills and competences and mobilities in every participating countries
  • Development of Portfolios and CV for every learner in order to define their educational pathway helping them to access to labour market

  • My Song Channel: song collection from own culture as an introduction tool for participants
  • Learning Mobilities for learners in Bulgaria, Romania, Germany, United Kingdom and Italy

  • Coordinator: Diagonál Magyarország Ifjúságsegítők Országos Szervezete (Hungary)
  • Grenville Battery Trust (United Kingdom)
  • NC Future Now (Bulgaria)
  • IKA Asociatia Tinere (Romania)
  • Naturfreunde Thüringen e.V. (Germany)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2012 – 31/07/2014

DG of reference: DG EAC, LLP National Agency, Grundtvig – Learning Partnership

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org

www.face2success.info


EWAC – Euromed at Work for Active Citizenship

EWAC – Euromed at Work for Active Citizenship

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote active citizenship and democratic participation at EUROMED level
  • To show the different opportunities offered by the European and International framework for promoting active citizenship and participation at EUROMED level, including among unemployed youth
  • To reflect on EUROMED labour market situation and to stimulate cooperation between these countries in the field
  • To share experience and to develop common strategies for civic participation

  • Theoretical presentations by trainers (unemployment, active participation & citizenship in Euro-Med area)
  • Presentations of local contexts by participants
  • Non-formal education techniques & games
  • Artistic workshops & artistic exhibition
  • Creation of new projects by participants

  • Euromed at Work for Active Citizenship |Public report en

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Association Union Jeunesse EuroMed (Algeria)
  • Mugen Group (Israel)
  • Waseela for training and development (Egypt)
  • Observatoire Marocain pour la Paix Sociale & Association des Jeunes méditeraneen pour les echanges culturels (Morocco)
  • Juzoor for Health and Social Development (Palestine)
  • Civic Values Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • Česká sekce DCI – sdružení zastánců dětských práv České republiky (Czech Republic)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • Kea Vocational Development Center (Greece)
  • Rokiskio jaunimo organizaciju sajunga “Apvalus stalas” (Latvia)
  • Kryptus Ungdomsklubb, Overhalla Kommune (Denmark)
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University.EU Youth and Cultural Programs Coordination Office (Turkey)
  • Povod, Institution for culture and development of internat (Slovenia)
  • Fondazzjoni Xjenza u Poplu (Malta)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2012 – 31/07/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.1 Cooperation with the Neighbouring

Countries of the European Union

Contact:

CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org


N.E.P.A.L. – New Experience Promoting Active Learning

N.E.P.A.L. – New Experience Promoting Active Learning

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase the awareness of the importance of social development addressed to respect the fundamental social rights
  • To promote the effective participation of the community in activities aimed to improve the health status and the wellbeing understood also as development of the cognitive, affective and relational capacities
  • To promote educational activities with children aimed to motivate to studying and learning and to prevent the school drop-out
  • To encourage in the Nepalese social operators the capacity building and the know-how transfer in terms of professional, management and relational skills
  • To foster social inclusion for children with physical and mental disabilities
  • To increase the awareness of the fundamental Human Rights, including the specific ones about children
  • To provide National Civil Service volunteers an opportunity of human, civic and professional growth

  • Support the curricular and extra-curricular activities in the schools involved in the project
  • Support to the local centres and managing fund raising activities for the sustainability and the transferability of the projects in progress
  • Workshops implementation and awareness-raising campaigns on various topics addressed to students, families and local community
  • Cultural-exchange events among volunteers and local communities
  • Language courses (English, Italian, French) for children, teachers, social workers
  • Writing of project proposals

  • Campaign For Change-Nepal-CCN, Kathmandu
  • Societal Higher Secondary School, Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Mental Disabled School, Patan, Lalitpur
  • Emile Academy, Shantinagar, Kathmandu
  • Gyan Kunj Higher Secondary School, Satdobato, Lalitpur
  • Gyan Jyoti Primary school (Mental Disable children’s School) Lubhoo, Lalitpur
  • Chaling School, Bhaktapur

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 2/07/2012 – 2/07/2013

Institution of reference: Ministry for International Cooperation and Integration – National Agency for Civil Service

Contact:

CESIE: Emanuela Iannazzo, serviziocivile@cesie.org


IN.DI.A – Inclusion and Dialogue through Action

IN.DI.A – Inclusion and Dialogue through Action

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase awareness of the importance of the social development addressed to the respect of the fundamental social rights
  • To increase awareness that the educational sector results a key element for the sustainable development
  • To promote the effective participation of the community in activities aimed to improve the health status and the wellbeing understood also as development of the cognitive, affective and relational capacities
  • To promote educational activities with children aimed to motivate to studying and learning and to prevent the school drop-out
  • To raise the capacity building and the know-how in the Indian social operators in terms of professional, management and relational skills
  • To increase the awareness of the fundamental human rights, including the specific ones about children
  • To provide to National Civil Service volunteers an opportunity of human, civic and professional growth

  • Support the curricular and extra-curricular activities in the schools involved in the project
  • Support to the local centres and managing fund raising activities for the sustainability and the transferability of the projects in progress
  • Workshops implementation and awareness-raising campaigns on various topics addressed to students, families and local community
  • Cultural-exchange events among volunteers and local communities
  • Language courses (English, Italian, French) for children, teachers, social workers
  • Writing of project proposals

  • JRP -Jeevan Rekha Parishad – Bhubaneswar
  • Bakul Fondation – Bhubaneswar
  • KISS-Kalinga Institute for Social Science – Bhubaneswar

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 2/07/2012 – 2/07/2013

Institution of reference: Ministry for International Cooperation and Integration – National Agency for Civil Service

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


Feel it! – Feel the difference

Feel it! – Feel the difference

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the integration of Third Country Nationals in the Member States of the EU
  • To build a bridge between local and migrant communities and to teach tolerance and mutual respect
  • To enhance the public perception of migration, diversity and cultural richness
  • To promote better intercultural dialogue
  • To create a sustainable project for school education to provide measures to combat racism, xenophobia, stereotypes and prejudices in the long term by confronting teenagers with topics like migration, integration and diversity

Development in each partner country of:

  • 3 Eye-catchers, poster and flyers to inform and sensitize the communities and to enhance the public perception of migration
  • A Path of Diversity: with 5 different stations made with the help of the student, installed in public places for a least two months, that showcase different cultures and ethnic group feeling the cultural differences in an interactive and sensuous way
  • A Curricula for the school: instructional strategies and resource materials for school education
  • A School project week: students and teachers will be involved in workshops, seminars, circle time, projection of films, meetings with representative groups of migrant communities

  • Coordinator: Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • International Education Information Exchange e. V. (Germany)
  • Soros International House (Lithuania)
  • Organisation of Iberoamerican States (Spain)
  • European Multicultural Foundation (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION / Watch the VIDEO

Date of project: 30/06/2012 – 30/12/2013

DG of reference: Directorate-General Home Affairs – Directorate B: Immigration and Asylum

Contacts:

CESIE: marie.marzloff@cesie.org | tiziana.giordano@cesie.org

www.feelthediversity.eu


VISION – inVestment on socIal cohesion

VISION – inVestment on socIal cohesion

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Provide on-the-job-training to new entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) elsewhere in the EU, in order to facilitate a successful start and development of their business ideas
  • Foster exchanges of experience and information between entrepreneurs, on obstacles and challenges faced, when starting up and developing their business
  • Enhance market access and identification of potential partners for new and established businesses in other EU countries
  • Promote networking by building on knowledge and experience from other European countries

  • Recruitment and assessing applications of New and Host Entrepreneurs in accordance with the Programme’s policies
  • Building relationships processing the applications submitted in consortium’s countries, following the procedure and deadlines foreseen by the Programme
  • Preparation, support and follow up of the exchanges between New and Host Entrepreneurs
  • Follow up of the project and dissemination of project’s results
  • Transversal promotional activity of the VISION project and the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) Programme

  • 36 business relationships involving 72 economy actors
  • Video testimony of a ‘Young Entrepreneur’ [1] [2]

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Merseyside Expanding Horizons M.E.H. (United Kingdom)
  • EuroMed Connect Cooperation Limited EMCC (Malta)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/05/2012– 31/01/2014

DG of reference: DG ENTR – Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Contact:

CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org

www.erasmus-entrepreneurs.eu


SOLE – Social Networks for Local Empowerment

SOLE – Social Networks for Local Empowerment

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To empower local entities with few or without experience in transnational cooperation by transferring knowledge on how to apply for grants under the Europe for Citizens programme and how to network using new ICT tools, thanks to their involvement by project partners with experience
  • To spread knowledge about the Europe for Citizens Programme among the general public
  • To promote active European citizenship, values and culture

  • Training course (July 2012) for partners and representatives of local civil society organisations and councils without or with few experience in transnational cooperation and European projects
  • Networking period and presentation of projects: implementation of knowledge acquired during the TC by the SOLE network and elaboration of new project ideas, applying for EU grants, especially under the Europe for Citizens programme
  • Creation of the User’s Guide: it will provide a general overview of the subject, and it will be a first introduction to those kinds of projects, by giving tools, advices and good practices for any organisation or person interested by European transnational projects
  • Dissemination Event (March 2013): to show the results of the networking period, presentation of new project ideas and involve local community, citizens, civil society organisations, municipalities representatives to increase the impact and exploitation of the results through a final conference

  • The do-it-yourself Europe – A Practical Guide to Project building and Managementen | it | da | de | fr | ro | mk | sl | lv | sk

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Young Partners for Civil Society Development (Romania)
  • Dacorum CVS (United Kingdom)
  • Pozitīvā Doma (Latvia)
  • PROGRESIT (Slovakia)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Crossing Border (Denmark)
  • Centre for information service, co-operation and development (Slovenia)
  • SOZIAL. Label. E V. (Germany)
  • Centre for Democratic Development (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
  • ARSE Progetto Laboratorio (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/05/2012 – 30/04/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Europe for Citizens – 1.2.2 Support measures to town twinning

Contact:

CESIE: angela.martinez@cesie.org


Borgo di Dio – Protection and improvement of the historical-artistic and cultural heritage

Borgo di Dio – Protection and improvement of the historical-artistic and cultural heritage

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Encouraging the economic development of the local population of the targeted area through training and social inclusion. Empowerment of people
  • Socio-cultural and artistic reference area, involving the local community, those at risk of social exclusion and emerging artists in cultural events that include music, theater, workshops, arts of painting and sculpture, photography and more. Empowerment of ideas
  • Renovation and development of a building of great historical value, returning a focal role in terms of social, cultural revival, economic development and tourism. Empowerment of the territory

  • Maieutic and Theatre workshops
  • Exhibition of local music and theatre groups
  • Exposition of photographs, pictures, sculptures or writings
  • Festivals and traditions that enhance the local products
  • Representative of Initiatives of the migrants’ cultures in the area
  • Restoration of “Borgo di Dio” Centre (the Centre’s activity was certainly one of the most important experience of community development observed in Italy in the nearly postwar period)

  • Coordinator: Centro per lo Sviluppo Creativo Danilo Dolci
  • Association of social promotion Libera Palermo
  • Municipality of Trappeto (PA)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/04/2012 – 01/04/2014

Institution of reference: Fondazione con il Sud.

Protection and improvement of the historical-artistic and cultural heritage

Contact: CESIE: valentina.logalbo@cesie.org

www.borgodidio.it


MULTI2 – Training for Inclusion

MULTI2 – Training for Inclusion

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster the knowledge about multiple discrimination and ways to tackle it, by creating common practices and sharing experiences of working with multiple targets
  • To increase the capacity-building in youth work and training opportunities for partners, by transferring them competences, skills, tools and activities to be applied in the youth field, especially for those working with young people with fewer opportunities
  • To spread the Youth in Action Programme and to increase the number of organisations that work with it, by presenting them during the two courses the programme, actions and how to write and manage projects under it
  • To contribute to extend European values such as respect of human rights, solidarity, diversity, tolerance, etc., by linking the importance of defending them with the construction of more inclusive societies in Europe

  • Implementation of two training courses:
  1. COYOUTH: Combating multiple discrimination in youth (June 2012): 8 days of training focused on the study and knowledge of the phenomenon of discrimination on the basis of a range of grounds operating separately: age, gender, race, sexual orientation, disability
  2. MULTIACTION: Multiple actions against exclusion (December 2012): 8 days of capacity-building, skills transferring and empowering training course for actors working with young people socially excluded, including those who are excluded because victims of multiple discrimination
  • Dissemination and exploitation of the results

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Know and Can association (Bulgaria)
  • Youth society for peace and development of Balkans (Bulgaria)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Social alternative institute (Latvia)
  • Youth day care centre (Lithuania)
  • Ocre (Portugal)
  • Asociatia youth&future (Romania)
  • Universitatea Valahia Din Targoviste (Romania)
  • Young partners for Civil Society Organisation (Romania)
  • Floriana Local Council (Malta)
  • Internationaler Bund Verbund Brandenburg forder (Germany)
  • Ibeth (Turkey)
  • Continuous action (Estonia)
  • Divadlo Bez Domova (Slovakia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2012- 31/08/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action programme – Action 4.3 Multimeasure

Contact:

CESIE: angela.martinez@cesie.org


ENGAGED

ENGAGED

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote entrepreneurship through EYE scheme and its related events with a special focus on but not limited to the fields of manufacturing and industrial innovations as well as strengthening entrepreneurial knowledge level
  • To provide on-the-job training for new entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises in the EU; to expand their knowledge in order to facilitate their own business development
  • To support the development of industrial innovation competitiveness in consortium countries by providing trainings, consultancy and identification of potential partners for new and already established businesses in other EU countries
  • To build and facilitate support measures for sharing the best practices and knowledge among entrepreneurs from different Member States
  • To represent EYE scheme in EYE ENGAGED consortium countries

  • Recruitment and assessing applications of New and Host Entrepreneurs in accordance with the Programme’s policies
  • Building relationships processing the applications submitted in consortium’s countries, following the procedure and deadlines foreseen by the Programme
  • Preparation, support and follow up of the exchanges between New and Host Entrepreneurs
  • Follow up of the project and dissemination of project’s results
  • Transversal promotional activity of the VISION project and the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) Programme

  • 35 business relationships involving 70 economy actors

  • Coordinator: VSI Saretas – International Cooperation and Research Network (Lithuania)
  • CESIE (Italy)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria)

Date of project: 01/02/2013 – 31/01/2015

DG of reference: DG ENTR – Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Contact:

CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org

www.erasmus-entrepreneurs.eu


Impresa Etica

Impresa Etica

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop an “enterprise culture” of the migrants, through training paths and work experience in the companies of Libera Terra, and of the company Libera Terra Mediterraneo, realities that manage field confiscated from organized crime

Specific Objectives:

  • Creation of profiles that are not widely available in common professional courses and that are directed to specific segments of the labor market in need of highly specialized technicians that do not require a university education
  • Development of the sense of responsibility, independence, personal initiative
  • Motivation to work through the awareness of the importance of learning content acquired in work experiences
  • Positive attitude towards taking action, developing personal career plans and the concrete control during work experiences
  • Ability to evaluate economic, social and professional opportunities
  • Dealing with the problems related to the fight against organized crime

  • Training, orientation and literacy activities
  • Educational and vocational training
  • Work Experiences and sharing of job placement and support for creation of self-employee or employee positions

  • Research-Action: analysis of migration and the data about housing problems of the migrants within each district of the city of Palermo
  • 19 migrants, motivated, unemployed and living in the Sicilian region are trained for a the total duration of 500 hours
  • 1 year practical work experience in the cooperatives of Libera Terra Mediterraneo

  • Coordinator: Santa Chiara Association (Italy)
  • International Cultural Centre Ubuntu (Italy)
  • LIBERA – associazioni, nomi e numeri contro le Mafie (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

DG of reference: ESF, Region of Sicily, Objective Convergence h2-2013, AVVISO 1

Date of project: 2012/2014

Contact:

CESIE: valentina.logalbo@cesie.org

www.progettoimpresaetica.it


PEACE – Peace towards a new world

PEACE – Peace towards a new world

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster a culture of peace among youth through education
  • To engage youth in active citizenship
  • To equip youth with knowledge, employable skills and creative tools for inclusion
  • To raise awareness in youth of their global citizenship and to enhance their active participation in community development

  • Theoretical part which will provide an overview of history and main concepts within the field of peace education and social exclusion
  • Practical part in which participants experienced different educational approaches and education for peace to engage youth in active commitment to realize a shared and preferred future
  • Creation of new projects by participants

  • Coordinator: CESIE – European Centre of Studies and Initiatives (Italy)
  • Ukrainian Association for Youth Cooperation “Alternative-V” (Ukraine)
  • World Independent Youth Union (Armenia)
  • Student-Youth Council Fund of Monitoring of Ecological Standards & Modern Youth Network Public Union (Azerbaijan)
  • STABILITY (Moldova)
  • Belarusian Youth Public Union “New Faces” (Byelorussia)
  • Creative thinking club “Six hats” (Lithuania)
  • EuroMed Connect Coop (Malta)
  • Hogeschool Rotterdam – School of social work (Denmark)
  • Hellenic Regional Development Center (Greece)
  • ACTIVITY Foundation for human resources and sustainable develop (Romania)
  • Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (Bulgaria)

Date of project: 01/01/2012 – 31/09/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action – Action 3.1 – Cooperation with the Neighbouring Countries of the European Union

Contact:

CESIE: marie.marzloff@cesie.org


EurAsia Wings – Youth and enterprises from Europe and Asia working together to share good practices on environmental issues through Art

EurAsia Wings – Youth and enterprises from Europe and Asia working together to share good practices on environmental issues through Art

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create and develop a network of organisations working on volunteering and youth projects at a local and international level
  • To develop practises in bringing youth citizenship, eco responsibility and art in the economy field
  • To promote volunteering, youth and eco art activities to a wide audience (Institutions, youth, local and international organisation, enterprises)

  • Research on eco responsibility in businesses and good practices
  • Artistic creations at local level based on the theme of the 3R (Reduce, Recycle, Reuse), with the involvement of local partners, social centres, artistic schools and enterprises
  • Local Public Event “3R (Reduce, Recycle, Reuse) art to reunite youth and business”, to present artistic pieces created by local young artists, with the participation of local entrepreneurs
  • Public exposition in Shanghai and artistic workshops of the winners of the event “3R (Reduce, Recycle, Reuse) art to reunite youth and business” that took place in the four partner countries

  • Introduction Video – 3R Art: “Reduce, Recycle, Reuse”
  • Eurasia Wings Councours, involving young people, associations and entrepreneurs
  • Audio-visual Concours productions: Ti Ritroverò | ERAT
  • Guide ‘Youth in action to create a bridge between art and enterprises on environmental issues’

  • Coordinator: Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • CANGO – China Association for NGO Cooperation (China)
  • SJ Vietnam (Vietnam)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2012 – 31/12/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.2 Youth in the World: Cooperation with Other Countries of the World

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


NATURAL – Natural Awareness ThroUgh Active Learning

NATURAL – Natural Awareness ThroUgh Active Learning

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase self-esteem and autonomy of volunteers through practical activities
  • To make aware young people about the importance of Environment and organic/healthy food consumption
  • To live and know different culture and lifestyle

  • Hosting of 12 volunteers for 1 month from Austria, Estonia, France, Lithuania, Hungary and Spain
  • Preparing/planting/managing an organic garden
  • Taking care of farm animals
  • Collecting olives and following the production of olive oil
  • Collecting wild fruit and following its production phases

  • NATURAL Booklet: It summarises the European Volunteering Service experience of 12 young people. It collects information about the activities carried out and knowledge acquired during their stay in a Natural Reserve. Through this final product volunteers express their feelings and give suggestions about how to live “at the best way” EVS experience and Italian culture. This product has been realized by volunteers, with the technical support of CESIE

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • AFAJI (Spain)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • CUBIC (Austria)
  • Fekete Sereg (Hungary)
  • Youth Exchange Agency (Lithuania)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2011– 30/11/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action, Action 2 European Voluntary Service

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


BODY – Culture, Body, Gender, Sexuality in Adult Trainings

BODY – Culture, Body, Gender, Sexuality in Adult Trainings

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

The BODY project engages in exploring the impact of cultural differences related to body, health, gender and sexuality in adult training activities. Based on a the Consortium will to make the trainings a source of personal and social development and a space for intercultural dialogue.

  • Participatory research relying on adult trainers’ own experiences
  • Developing approaches and tools that help the integration of relevant cultural differences in adult trainings’ content and methodology
  • Focus Group session applying the Cohen-Emerique methodology
  • Production of learning material and implementation ‘Grundtvig in-service Training Course’

  • Coordinator: Élan Interculturel (France)
  • MHT Consult (Denmark)
  • KVG Katholieke Vereniging Gehandicapten Vormingsbeweging vzw (Belgium)
  • Ars Erotica Foundation (Hungary)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/11/2011 – 31/10/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.bodyproject.eu


MAVEN – Migrant Access to Vocational Education Networks

MAVEN – Migrant Access to Vocational Education Networks

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Create a structure to capture the experience, ideas and recommendations of minority/migrant learners in our VET systems
  • Share the Histories in local groups and across the partnership, by mobility visits to others
  • Use the results of the Histories to raise new awareness among training providers and support agencies about what works and what does not work
  • Encourage the staff to share best practice and these new perspectives across the translational partnership
  • Increase taking up of VET in our local area, by providing information and motivation to the potential learners that we work with

  • Networking for migrant and VET centre
  • Life stories collection
  • Collecting materials to create a local and European clear picture about VET access for migrants and minorities

  • Coordinator: Point Europa (United Kingdom)
  • Asociacion Cultural y Deportiva la Hoya (Spain)
  • Fekete Sereg (Hungary)
  • Cubic Cultur und Bildung im Context (Austria)
  • France Amerique Latine (France)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2011- 30/06/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, LLP National Agency, Leonardo da Vinci – Partnership

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org

www.maven2011.wordpress.com


CVE – Corporate Volunteering – The Corporate Volunteering as a bridge between the world of work and the world of schools

CVE – Corporate Volunteering – The Corporate Volunteering as a bridge between the world of work and the world of schools

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop a coordinated approach towards training trainers in the field of opportunities and ways of the cooperation between the schools and the world of the work, especially by Corporate Volunteering
  • To develop and use innovative concepts and practices for training trainers in the field of the opportunities and ways of the cooperation between the schools and the world of work
  • To prepare a group of trainers who will be able to develop and implement quality training activities in the field of the opportunities and ways of the cooperation between the schools and the world of work

  • Conducting a survey on the awareness concerning the cooperation between schools and the world of the work and Corporate Volunteering idea among trainers, teachers of teachers, school leaders, teachers and other personnel in secondary schools
  • Researching good practices in the area of cooperation between schools and the world of the work
  • Developing a training course for school leaders, teachers and other school personnel concerning the methods and ways of cooperation between schools and the world of the work by using the idea of Corporate Volunteering

  • Coordinator: Krakowskie Centrum Zarządzania i Administracji Spółka z o.o. (Poland)
  • Fundaţia EuroEd (Romania)
  • Inovaformação – Prestação de Serviços de Formação Profissional, Lda. (Portugal)
  • Fundación de la Solidaridad y el Voluntariado de la Comunitat (Spain)
  • African & Caribbean Diversity (United Kingdom)
  • Development for Vocational Technical Education Centre of Bahcesehir University (Turkey)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2011 – 30/09/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Comenius Multilateral

Contacts:

CESIE: rita.quisillo@cesie.org

www.cve-project.eu


Vloom – Volunteering blooming in Europe

Vloom – Volunteering blooming in Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To stimulate the exchange of good practices and experiences between new volunteers and veterans
  • To offer new competences in volunteering to improve their work, through meeting local and international organizations
  • To raise the sense of belonging to European society and tolerance toward cultural differences through sharing ideas
  • To strengthen partnerships among volunteers and organizations and increase the quality of future projects in this field

  • Workshop: experienced volunteers met to evaluate past experiences, understand how to transfer them in mentoring, hosting or sending volunteers, know more about volunteering in EU and programmes which support it, how to present new projects under the EU for citizens programme, exchange practices and ideas with local and international organizations through a diversity of non formal activities, and created the contents for the dissemination tools of VLOOM
  • Creation of the dissemination tools of VLOOM: video, manual and website
  • Seminar: citizens new in volunteering and members from organizations without experience of the field learnt from dissemination tools developed by veteran participants in the workshop and implemented some volunteering practices with organizations of Palermo

  • VLOOM Manual, How to bloom through volunteering
  • VLOOM video

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • National Alliance For Volunteer Action Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • European Social Forum Cyprus (Bulgaria)
  • European Social Forum Cyprus (Cyprus)
  • Crossing Borders (Denmark)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • Eurocircle (France)
  • France Amerique Latine (France)
  • Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (Greece)
  • Kistarcsa Cultural Association (Hungary)
  • Social Alternative Institute (Latvia)
  • Family Planning and Sexual Health Association (Lithuania)
  • Ftz Community Foundation (Malta)
  • The Foundation Supporting of the Innovation and the Creativity Development “Inncrea” (Poland)
  • Sonhos Para Sempre Rede de Animação Social e Comunitária, Crl (Portugal)
  • The Woman Of The Third Millennium Association (Romania)
  • Young Partners for Civil Society Development Association (Romania)
  • Progresit (Slovakia)
  • Universidad Permanente de La Universidad De Alicante (Spain)
  • Asociacion Iniciativa Internacional Joven (Spain)
  • Muslim Women’s Collective (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2011 – 31/01/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Europe for Citizens programme – Action 2.3: Support to projects initiated by civil society organisations

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

www.vloom.eu


In between Us – Sexuality in the EU

In between Us – Sexuality in the EU

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsInfo & contacts

  • To enhance intercultural skills of participants
  • To increase knowledge about cultural, gender and sexual stereotypes and European realities
  • Mobility of 20 adults from 6 European countries
  • To acquire transferable skills and knowledge including about the theme, as well as personal and collective creativity as tools in adult education
  • To promote use of art and creativity as a learning method and of raising awareness
  • To promote democratic and European values, active citizenship, non-formal education, development education and human rights in the fight against racism, xenophobia

  • Participants’ presentations about sexuality in their own countries (themes: art, culture, education, sexual minorities)
  • Itinerant seminar on Art, Culture and Sexuality in Palermo
  • Roundtable “Politics and sexuality”
  • Art workshops: painting and collage, photography and theatre
  • Video Projections and debates
  • Presentation of the Grundtvig programme and other LLP projects
  • Creation of ideas to develop new projects
  • Flash Mob to promote the final event
  • Final event “Palpitare di nessi”: painting and photography exhibition and theatrical performance

  • Acquisition of knowledge in the use of art and non formal methods as educational tools
  • Increased knowledge about cultural, gender and sexual stereotypes and European realities
  • Enhanced intercultural skills

Date of project: 7/05/2011 – 14/05/2011

DG of reference: DG EAC – Education and Training – Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Workshop

Contact:

CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org

www.cesie.org/in-azione/europa/in-between-us


Panormus

Panormus

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To experiment structural, cognitive and educational scaffolding actions, within a local network as a support to individual, social and dialogical growth of the various target involved in the project (children, young local people, immigrants, people with disabilities from the three levels of public school in Palermo, feeling discomfort and being at risk of social exclusion and early school dropout; parents, teachers and associations operators)
  • To provide workshop opportunities encouraging cognitive and affective-emotional development, contributing the co-construction of positive identities aimed to change socio-cultural attitudes and behaviors into new ones characterized by legality and active citizenship, diversity as a value, multicultural and intercultural exchange, sharing and respect for the environment
  • To encourage individual and group’s development and intergenerational interaction/integration within wide and well-constructed contexts, in which it is possible to involve the local context, direct and indirect project’s beneficiaries

  • Afternoon literacy workshops
  • After-school workshops on cultural, intercultural, relational empowerment
  • Extracurricular workshop activities
  • Extracurricular workshops for young people with disabilities and disadvantaged students
  • School activities linked to work-related learning internship
  • Educational activities for parents
  • Combined training activities for adults (parents, teachers and workers)
  • Training activities for trainers

  • Coordinator: Centro Internazionale delle Culture Ubuntu
  • Centro per lo Sviluppo Creativo Danilo Dolci
  • Associazione Immaginaria
  • Libera, associazioni, nomi e numeri contro le mafie
  • Associazione Volta la Carta
  • A.S.D Atletica Berradi 091
  • Cooperativa Palma Nana

Public sector bodies:

  • I.P.S.S.C.T. Einaudi
  • Scuola primaria F. Ferrara

With the participation of Lega Navale

Date of project: 10/05/2011 – 09/05/2013

Institution of reference: Foundation with the South together with Enel Cuore

Contact:

CESIE: valentina.logalbo@cesie.org

www.panormus.eu


VSAV – Virtual Stages Against Violence

VSAV – Virtual Stages Against Violence

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Contributing to the reduction of media violence on children and young people
  • Raising awareness for children, young people and parents on the negative aspects of the media
  • Identifying clearly habits and behaviors of target groups in use of new technologies
  • Identifying all potential risks related to the target groups in order to identify measures to avoid them afterwards
  • Creating educational activities and interactive games designed to increase the understanding of young people and children of potentially negative impacts of media and new technologies and offering them the possibility to learn about how to avoid them
  • Introducing children and young people to the role of creators of a play through the use of different media with potentially most violent impacts
  • Indicating the right use and consumption of media
  • Creating communication tools in order to reach a large number of final beneficiaries

  • Conducting a Research aimed at individuating and mapping young people’s habits and behaviours, as well as potential risks and dangers using internet and new technologies
  • Creation of the project website and the online Playing Game (learn while playing)
  • Development of the Theater Script
  • Staging of the Theater plays: each partners work on the creation of different plays starting to the same Theater Script
  • Data acquisition from previous WSs and creation, pubblication and promotion of the Toolkit for educators
  • Organizing Training Course for educators
  • Implementation of educational activities in each country
  • Data collection and creation of the Final Manual

  • Coordinator: CESIE – European Centre of Studies and Initiatives (Italy)
  • Universita’ degli Studi di Palermo Dipartimento di Studi su Politica, Diritto e Società (Italy)
  • Thüringer Volkshochschulverband e.V. (TVV e.V.) (Germany)
  • “die Berater” Gemeinnützige GmbH (Austria)
  • Salvati Copiii Romania (Save the Children Romania) (Romania)

Associated partner:

  • Pädagogische Hochschule Wien (Austria)
  • MED – Associazione italiana per l’educazione ai media e alla comunicazione (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2011 – 28/02/2013

DG of reference: DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme

Contact:

CESIE: cesie@cesie.org

www.virtualstages.eu


CLC – Creative Learning Communities

CLC – Creative Learning Communities

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To innovate VET teaching by offering brand new creative learning systems
  • To support the acquisition of entrepreneurship and creativity in the VET system, through “learning by sharing” methods
  • To facilitate the inclusion of individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds in education and the labour market
  • To give concrete responses to needs highlighted in the European Years of Creativity and Innovation (2009) and Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion (2010)
  • To contribute to the development of the EQARF (European Quality Assurance Reference Framework)

  • Through a researching phase, identification of the needs of VET trainers working with students that belong to “at risk” groups, in teaching of “creativity” as part of the “key competence n.7” (Entrepreneurship and sense of initiative)
  • Development of a “Creative Learning Community” prototype and test with VET trainers
  • Development of a final product, addressed to both VET learners and VET, trainers to provide them with learning and teaching tools for the Key Competence 7 acquisition through creative thinking methods, and which will encourage the foundation of other “CLC” in different fields

  • The CLC Manual is a guide for CLC toolbox, a digital platform containing various instruments of work and in-depth analysis on transversal competences en | ita
  • The Digital CLC Toolbox – answers the target groups’ needs arisen during the Project’s researching phase, through the provision of tools that VET trainers and learners can use to facilitate the acquisition of KC7 competences

  • Coordinator: Die Berater (Austria)
  • Edward De Bono Foundation UK (United Kingdom)
  • Euromed Connect Coop. LTD (Malta)
  • Danmar Computers (Poland)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2011 – 28/02/2013

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Leonardo da Vinci- Development of Innovation

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org

www.skillsforme.eu


GUESS WHAT… it’s non-formal education!

GUESS WHAT… it’s non-formal education!

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To facilitate the attainment of knowledge, skills and attitudes in the framework of non-formal education
  • To increase the quality and quantity of projects using non-formal education approach
  • To create new projects and training opportunities within the Youth in Action programme using non-formal learning
  • To develop a product based on the implementation of the training course and its outputs that will include tips for implementing a good training course about the theme, supporting documents and training conclusions

  • Training course of 8 days (11/07/2011 – 19/07/2011) in Palermo (Italy), based on the development of knowledge and skills to use non formal education with young people through different activities: ice-breakers, group building, buzz groups, simulations, creation of new projects

  • Public Report, Simulation Exercise, Exercise, Report, Group Division, Group Building Activity

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • L3 Academy- the Business Club Austrialia (Austria)
  • Know and Can Association (Bulgaria)
  • Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (Bulgaria)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Performance Mediterranee (France)
  • Internationaler Bund Verbund Brandenburg FIZ Neuenhagen (Germany)
  • MedSos (Greece)
  • Artist of Life Youth Association (Hungary)
  • Panevezys margarita rimkevicaite technological school (Lithuania)
  • Sapien (Malta)
  • Direcçao Regional do Alentejo do Instituto Portugues da Juventude (Portugal)
  • Young partners for civil society development association (Romania)
  • The “HELIKON” education association (Cyprus)
  • CIBERESPACIO SL (Spain)
  • Kasif Youth and Sport Club Association (Turkey)
  • Sonic Boom (United Kingdom)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2011 – 31/05/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action – Action 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisation- Training Course

Contact:

CESIE: partnership@cesie.org


Educational Community of Palermo – Centro Aggregativo S. Chiara

Educational Community of Palermo – Centro Aggregativo S. Chiara

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

To protect and enhance the right to play, to creativity and to individual self-awareness/autonomy

  • To protect and enhance the opportunity of information and education
  • To creating aggregation and socialization areas
  • To support relationships among peers and intergenerational groups
  • To promote non-formal education and training
  • To offer opportunities for information, reflection and experimentation, expression and self-elaboration, as well as sessions for listening and assisted evaluation of contexts, situations, conflicts and issues related to psychophysical development
  • To support own life planning through competencies’ assessment and appraisal of individual skills development
  • To promote respect for living-together models and politeness
  • To educate towards acceptance of own limits and failures, promoting these as means of self improvement and growth

  • Workshops on sciences, environmental education, development of logical-mathematical and cognitive skills
  • Group activities within the partners’ network: thematic events, celebration for festivities; trips and excursions; planned participation to theatre and cinema programmes
  • Summer camps and excursions
  • Workshops on creative materials usage, recreational activities, free game areas, performances and videos projection
  • Arts open space and elaboration of critical and creative thinking, research and artistic experimentation
  • Reflection and discussion areas
  • Individual counseling activity
  • Video-making workshop, learning how to use video editing programmes.
  • Photography workshop
  • Open space for participative evening events, sports events

  • Coordinator: Associazione S. Chiara
  • Associazione Culturale Ziggurat no profit
  • Associazione Photofficine Onlus

Date of project: 09/02/2011 – 31/12/2012

Institution of reference: Municipality of Palermo, Piano Infanzia e Adolescenza del Comune di Palermo ex legge 285/97

Contact:

CESIE: valentina.logalbo@cesie.org


NewTwin – Forum for innovation of Town Twinning

NewTwin – Forum for innovation of Town Twinning

ObjectivesActivitiesRisultatiPartnerInfo & contacts

  • To promote the concept of town twinning
  • To start, revitalise and develop town twinning relationships
  • To improve the quality of the activities within existing twinning relationships
  • To develop new skills amongst those who are responsible for twinning activities at local level
  • To develop innovative and creative ideas on twinning relationships linked to the knowledge of the reality by young volunteers
  • To exchange of ideas between participants, their cultural heritage and history of twinning in their cities
  • To foster the common idea of EU and the development of sense of EU identity

  • Youth Forum NewTwin;
  • Creation of Manual & booklets – creating an interactive online platform

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Biedrība “ Pozitīvā Doma” (Latvia)
  • Crossing Borders (Denmark)
  • YPCSD (Romania)
  • Comité de Jumelage de Hyères les Palmiers (France)
  • LC EDUCATIONAL (Cyprus)
  • Fundatia ACTIVITY (Romania)
  • YSPDB (Bulgaria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2011 – 31/01/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC – Europe for Citizens Programme, Action 1 – Active Citizens for Europe – Measure 2 – Citizens’ projects and support measures

Contact:

CESIE: maja.brkusanin@cesie.org,

www.newtwin.eu


DEEP.Com – Dissemination and Exploitation of EU-Projects: Transition to Commercialisation

DEEP.Com – Dissemination and Exploitation of EU-Projects: Transition to Commercialisation

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

DEEP.Com aims to enhance the number of the LLP projects being successful – in the meaning of commercial success – assisting project managers to make contact with potential users, by utilizing existing bodies e.g. trade unions, teacher and trainer associations, chamber of commerce, industrial bodies, SMEs, ministries and HR organization on one hand and by translating project results into marketable products on the other

  • Gathering Best Practice examples and guide-lines for project managers
  • Development of E-learning tool kit for project managers on licensing & marketing, providing legal and practical information for project managers, co-ordinators and licensers and useful information about marketable project results for potential users / licensees
  • Creation of EU-Xchange, an E-market place for project co-ordinators and potential users

  • EU-Xchange a BUSINESS PLATFORM linking EU projects to professional associations and companies around Europe offering appropriate online services and training for EU project coordinators
  • E-learning support on Licensing & Marketing for project managers

  • Beneficiary: ROC Midden Netherlands (Netherlands)
  • Coordinator: The Business Club AUSTRIALIA (Austria)
  • Sdrudzenie Znam I Moga – Know & Can (Bulgaria)
  • iberika (Germany)
  • MEH – Mersyside Expanding Horizons Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • Dacorum CVS – Council for Voluntary Services (United Kingdom)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • PMA – Agentura pro evropské projekty a management (Czech Republic)
  • UBW Unternehmensberatung Wagenhofer (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 30/12/2010 – 29/12/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Transversal Programme KA4 – Dissemination and Exploitation of results

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.deepcom.eu


UBUNTU III

UBUNTU III

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the intercultural exchange between the volunteers and the local community, facilitating intercultural dialogue and the abolishment of prejudices and stereotypes
  • To contribute to the objectives of the 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion by developing activities with poor and excluded people and by promoting an awareness of the poverty existing in Palermo and in Europe and how it can be combated through empowerment and capacity building within the community
  • Facilitate each volunteer’s personal and professional development through the acquisition of new skills, capabilities and experiences

  • The volunteers will be integrated into activities in different local projects of CESIE: Ubuntu – an intercultural playgroup; Giardino di Madre Teresa – an intercultural kindergarten; S. Chiara – a project that hosts recently arrived immigrants, providing advice and orientation and childcare facilities; Casa di tutte le genti – a project located in a difficult and poor area of Palermo (Zisa) supporting families in everyday situations and promoting the culture of integration and solidarity. Centro Astalli – political refugees and migrants centre – located in the neighbourhood of Ballarò which addresses mainly migrants, asylum seekers and refugees temporarily or permanently in the Province of Palermo, children, women, families and homeless. Centro Agape – centre for homeless and socially excluded that also carry out Global Educational activities in the schools- Libera – an association that promotes justice and fight against mafias through educational programs regarding multicultural integration fighting the xenophobic thinking
  • Participation in the daily life of the projects, development of and participation in plays, music, film festivals and intercultural events
  • Workshops involving members of the community from different generations

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • EIL (United Kingdom)
  • Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • El Consul Youth Association (Spain)
  • Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • Fekete Sereg (Hungary)
  • InfoEck Youth Information Centre Tirol (Austria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2010 – 30/11/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – Action 2 – European Voluntary Service

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


YCCD III – Youth and Community Creative Development

YCCD III – Youth and Community Creative Development

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the intercultural exchange between the volunteers and the local community, facilitating this way the intercultural dialogue and the abolishment of prejudices and stereotypes
  • To increase awareness in youth and in the local community of cultural differences and their value in the construction of intercultural communities and Europe and in the everyday life
  • To contribute to the objectives of the European Year of Volunteering by developing in volunteers awareness of the importance of volunteering as a form of active engagement and as a tool to develop or improve competences for personal and professional development
  • To strengthen the objectives of the last European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion by developing activities with poor and excluded people and by promoting an awareness of the poverty existing in Palermo and in Europe and how it can be combated through empowerment and capacity building with the community
  • To promote in youth the human values of solidarity, tolerance, respect for difference, friendship, democracy, etc, as important values in the development of personality, local communities and Europe
  • To contribute to the development in youth of personal and professional skills and experiences directly connected to the tasks carried out during the project. It could provide them new future chances to contrast the youth unemployment as they will bring with them new skills and capacities and a higher self esteem to be ready to enter in the working world
  • To contribute to the community development through the creation of new projects and through the active participation of volunteers in the local communities
  • To strengthen the partnership between all partner organisations by the work developed together and by developing new projects

  • Hosting in CESIE, Palermo 4 volunteers for each phase for 9 months each: total 8 volunteers come from France, Spain, United Kingdom, Ukraine
  • The volunteers have been working in different areas of CESIE: international dimension (writing proposals, implementing trainings etc) and local dimension (taking part to local community project in Palermo)

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • AFEMJO-CLM (Spain)
  • Alternative -V (Ukraine)
  • Greater Manchester Youth Network (United Kingdom)

Date of project: 01/12/2010 – 30/11/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme, Action 2 – European Voluntary Service

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


Legali per volare

Legali per volare

ObjectivesActivitiesPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop policies against school drop-out
  • To develop mathematical and linguistic competences of the students with high risk of social vulnerability
  • To Experiment models of integrated intervention
  • To improve of the methodologicalandoperational teachers’ competences
  • Policy against social exclusion

  • Trainings for teachers and experts in the field of education
  • Activities for kindergarten (reading aloud, inventing stories, construction of animated books, etc..)
  • Stories about the history of the antimafia culture
  • Mathematical games
  • Dramatizations

  • Didattica F. Ferrara
  • Liceo Classico Vittorio Emanuele II
  • I.C.S. Madre Teresa di Calcutta

Institution of reference: Region of Sicily, Regional Department of Education – Educational Actions and of promotion of active citizenship and legality. Operational Programme for Convergence objective 2007/2013, European Social Fund, the Sicilian Region. Axis IV – Human Capital.

Date of project 2010 – 2011

Contact:

CESIE: partnership@cesie.org


WBLQUAL – An Approach to Qualifications through Negotiated Work Based Learning for the EU

WBLQUAL – An Approach to Qualifications through Negotiated Work Based Learning for the EU

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

The aim of WBLQUAL is to produce a more effective way of improving professional skills and behaviours of work based employees, through the use of academic work-based learning (WBL) programmes refining a method of providing qualifications for work based activity that will also produce benefits for employers in performance, behaviour and attitude of learners

  • Research on Academia – Strategic, Tactical and Operational Considerations for Academia Involvement Into Work-based learning
  • Recommendations for the three target groups to implement innovative educational programmes, such as WBL

  • Coordinator: Staffordshire University (United Kingdom)
  • Rigas Techniska Universitate (Latvia)
  • Uniwesytet Lodzki (Poland)
  • University of South Denmark (Denmark)

Follow the project IN ACTION / Watch the VIDEOS

Date of project: 01/10/2010 – 30/11/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Erasmus Multilateral

Contact:

CESIE: luisa.ardizzone@cesie.org

www.wblqual.com


Inventing the Future – Multipurpose O.P.E.N. Centre

Inventing the Future – Multipurpose O.P.E.N. Centre

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To create the multipurpose O.P.E.N. Centre for young people aged 14-18/19-25 in Palermo
  • To create laboratories and workshops where young people can be protagonists
  • To promote wholesome ways of life and positive behavior models
  • To educate to legality
  • To promote inclusiveness and multiculturalism culture
  • To enable intergenerational dialogue

  • Creation of a Young Information desk
  • Creation of a library
  • Workshop activities on theatre, painting, active citizenship, photography
  • Self-managed space for activities suggested by young people
  • Workshops for making short films about legality and active citizenship and for realizing multimedia guide-books
  • Parenthood workshops

  • Coordinator: CESIE
  • Centro Internazionale delle Culture Ubuntu
  • Associazione Immaginaria
  • Centro per lo sviluppo Creativo Danilo Dolci
  • Associazione Centro Astalli Palermo Onlus
  • Associazione Bayty Baytik
  • Istituto Tecnico Nautico Statale Gioeni Trabia
  • Istituto Professionale di Stato per i Servizi Commerciali e Turistici “Luigi Einaudi”

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 1/10/2010 – 1/10/2013

Institution of reference: Sicilian Region – Department for Development and Cohesion Policies, together with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers Department of Youth

Contact:

CESIE: valentina.logalbo@cesie.org

www.inventareilfuturo.org


Learning from EVS

Learning from EVS

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To enable youth who have participated in volunteer programmes in the transfer of their non-formal learning experience into applicable skills for their personal and professional future
  • To identify, using the experiences of the participants, methods to involve volunteers with fewer opportunities therefore increasing their participation in the YiA programme
  • To consider the acquired competences of the participants in the context of them becoming mentors, peers or motivational supporters to potential volunteers, particularly with youth with fewer opportunities
  • To strengthen partnerships and increase the quality of future projects in this field

The Training Course was attended by 35 youngsters coming from 8 EU countries. During 9 days and through activities based on reciprocal maieutic approach, learning by doing and peer learning, all the participants tried to convert their previous experience of volunteering to an asset both for other volunteers and for a professional future. Moreover, they tried to put it in practice as a critical and improving tool for other volunteering projects

  • Learning from EVS: Open-video letter to the European Commission: Part I / Part II

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)
  • Point Europa (United Kingdom)
  • EIL Cultural Learning (United Kingdom)
  • El Consul Youth Association (Spain)
  • AFEMJO-CLM – Asociacion para el Fomento del Empleo de los Jòvenes de Castilla- La Mancha (Spain)
  • “Fekete Sereg” IFjùsàgi Egyesulet (Hungary)
  • Ciena-Centro de Iniciativas Europeias do Norte Alentejano (Portugal)
  • MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network (Greece)
  • Regional Association for rural development- ARDR (Romania)

Date of project: 18/09/2010 – 26/09/2010

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action – Action 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisation- Training Course

Contact:

CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


PRESENT CONTINUOUS! Workshop on memory and present of Europe

PRESENT CONTINUOUS! Workshop on memory and present of Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Think about the role of historical facts, war periods and migrations phenomena in the configuration of nowadays social and geo-political situation of the European Union
  • Analyze the development of each country partner, with the past memories of the citizens and the traditions to look at the present and to be aware of the diversity in Europe
  • Learn about nowadays European policies that promote the European identity and citizenship, the integration and the peaceful resolution of conflicts
  • Foster the exchange between the partner countries’ history and democracy through memory
  • Increase the participants’ sense of European citizenship comparing their lives and memories with the actual cultural diversity in Europe in the past and today, by discovering the common features

  • Workshop in Palermo (02/04/2011 – 10/04/2011) dedicated to know each partner country through non-formal education activities, using group-building, autobiographical techniques, exchange of memories and opinions related to historical times in their countries and the present of Europe. These activities were chosen related to the issues of war periods, peace, migrations and poverty

  • Coordinator: CESIE – European Centre of Studies and Initiatives (Italy)
  • Youth Society for Peace and Development of the Balkans (Bulgaria)
  • Prosvasi (Cyprus)
  • Education and Training Centre for adults LCEducational (Cyprus)
  • Agora CE (Czech Republic)
  • FRANCE AMERIQUE LATINE (France)
  • Sozial.label e.v. (Germany)
  • Ulm University (Germany)
  • Popular University of Rome (Italy)
  • Social Alternative Institute (Latvia)
  • Lietuvos jaunimo Ramuva (Lithuania)
  • Russian schools student’s union (Lithuania)
  • SAPIEN (Malta)
  • Associação Valorização Intergeracional e Desenvolvimento Activo (Portugal)
  • OCRE – Associação para a Valorização do Ambiente, Cultura, Património e Lazer (Portugal)
  • YOUNG PARTNERS FOR CIVIL SOCIETY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Romania)
  • Centre for information service, cooperation and development of NGOs (Slovenia)
  • Kadis d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • CIBERESPACIO SL (Spain)
  • FUNDACIO PRIVADA DESENVOLUPAMENT COMUNITARI (Spain)
  • University of Lleida (Spain)
  • Center for Democratic Development (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
  • Bulgarian Network for Child and Youth Trafficking Prevention (Bulgaria)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2010 – 31/07/2011

DG of reference: DG EAC, Europe for Citizens programme – Action 2.3: Support to projects initiated by civil society organisations

Contact:

CESIE: angela.martinez@cesie.org

http://presentcontinuous.cesie.org


SUSTAINIOR – Sustainable Senior

SUSTAINIOR – Sustainable Senior

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote and support active ageing
  • To promote sustainable consumption and development
  • To exchange knowledge and experience about sustainable consumption and volunteering

  • Sending and hosting of 12 Italian and French senior volunteers for 5 weeks
  • Supporting local association activities, working for the promotion of sustainable tourism and of sustainable consumption
  • Editing support for a short documentary production about recycling
  • Working in organic garden and learn about 0 km consumption in Italy and France

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Pistes Solidaires (France)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/08/2010 – 31/07/2012

DG of reference: DG EAC, LLP National Agency, Grundtvig – Senior Volunteering Projects

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


Peer education approach for trafficking prevention

Peer education approach for trafficking prevention

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the exchange of information and knowledge concerning the issue of trafficking of women
  • To endorse peer education as a useful tool in trafficking prevention and awareness
  • To provide participants with specific knowledge, information and tools to be used in peer education contexts in trafficking prevention and awareness
  • To encourage new partnerships between partners and the implementation of local peer education projects

  • Peer education for the prevention of trafficking in the sending and transit countries
  • Creation of alternatives pathways to the trafficking
  • Peer education for the awareness raising about trafficking in the host/transit/sending countries
  • Creation of Preventive Tools, Maieutic Workshop and Artistic Workshop
  • Open Space Technology: creating new projects / follow up

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • NGO Pirin TV, Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation, Bulgaria EMNYTP (Bulgaria)
  • NGO Continuous Action (Estonia)
  • Kistarcsa Cultural Association (Hungary)
  • Christian media office (Lithuania)
  • SAPIEN (Malta)
  • Gabinete de Desenvolvimento Associativo e Cidadania- C.M.M (Portugal)
  • Suceava County Police Inspectorate, ACTIVITY Foundation, Association for Safety Promotion in Community (Romania)
  • International Youth Initiative Association (Spain)
  • Capacity and Development for Civil Society & World Independent Youth Union (Armenia)
  • Modern Youth Network Public Union & Towards Future Initiative Student- Youth Public Union (Azerbaijan)
  • Youth Public Union “New Faces” (Byelorussia)
  • Youth Center “progress” (Georgia)
  • Child Rights Information Centre & Regional Development Center “STABILITY” (Moldova)
  • Russian Volunteer Association World4U (Russian Federation)
  • Ukrainian Association for Youth Cooperation “Alternative-V” (Ukraine)

Date of project: 13/06/2010 – 20/06/2010

DG of reference: DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.1 Cooperation with the Neighbouring

Countries of the European Union

Contact:

CESIE: marie.marzloff@cesie.org


Act now to break up violence – Creative international workshop of theatre and video