MEDIA LITERACY – Media literacy for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women

MEDIA LITERACY – Media literacy for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women

MEDIA LITERACY – Media literacy for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Developing innovative learning tools to increase media and digital competences of low – skilled/low qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Improving media and digital literacy skills of low – skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women encouraging them with effective awareness raising actions.

  • Development of methodological approach and framework for the building of media and digital literacy skills and competences tailored to the needs of low skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Creation of an online training tool for the building of media and digital literacy skills of low – skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Development of a peer – to – peer awareness raising methodology and a short training for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women involving them in an awareness raising/outreach campaign.

  • Enhanced media and digital literacy skills of at least 120 low – skilled/low – qualified refugee/asylum seeking and migrant women in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Austria and Malta.
  • Developed online training tools and methodologies for refugee/migrants associations and other organizations and/or professionals useful to work with low – skilled/low – qualified refugee, asylum seeking and migrant women.
  • Enhanced awareness about the actions of at least 250 professionals, local, regional, national and international level authorities, refugee/migrant associations, civil society, educational institutions and other relevant stakeholders in the partner countries and other EU countries.

  • Coordinator: University of Gloucestershire [UK]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • Verein Multikulturell [Austria]
  • Inishowen Development Partnership [Ireland]
  • Foundation for Shelter and Support to Migrants [Malta]
  • Kentro Merimnas Oikogeneias Kai Paidiou [Greece]

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Date of project:  01/11/2017 – 31/10/2019

DG of reference:

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.fazio@cesie.org


SHANARANI

SHANARANI

SHANARANI

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To support youth workers adapting and promoting good practices in their work on gender issues and avoidance of stereotyping.
  • To enhance the participation of youngster developing innovative and motivational methodologies to overcome stereotypes on gender issues.
  • To involve young people and support youth workers through online tools such as digital handbooks and an online platform developed during the project.
  • To spread project’s results at local, national and international level within communities, stakeholders and decision makers and to raise awareness about gender issues and avoidance of stereotyping.

  • Creation of three thematic handbooks to provide information about the gender status quo in different European countries, to analyse the reproduction of stereotypes in those media and music industry, to introduce new attractive methodologies based on acting, theatre and music tools and to show up how the “experience” can help young people to build new role model.
  • Implementation of the “Train the Trainer Workshop” for youth workers who are involved in the project.
  • Development of SHANARANI Gamified Online Training Platform with an online User Manual.

  • Enhanced and improved the knowledge and competences of at least 120 youth workers to gender issues and avoidance stereotypes with adequate online tools (platform and handbooks) in order to support them in local activities with young people.
  • Enhanced participation of at least 300 young people in gender issues and avoidance stereotypes’ actions in their local communities improving their social skills.
  • Improved public awareness of policy makers and general public about gender issues

  • Coordinator: Asociación Caminos [Spain]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • South – West Initiative [Bulgaria]
  • Social Innovation Fund [Lithuania]
  • Exchange House Ireland [Ireland]
  • CARDET [Cyprus]

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Date of project: 01/10/2017 – 30/03/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Key Action 2 Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.fazio@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

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/


E-PODS – onlinE PrOfessional Development in Second chance Education

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


WELCOME – Welcome to Universities and Higher education

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/


SymfoS – Symbols for Success

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