SOFIE – Support for empowerment and integration of refugee families

SOFIE – Support for empowerment and integration of refugee families

SOFIE – Support for empowerment and integration of refugee families

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote professional, social and cultural integration of migrants and refugees.
  • To create a holistic set of tools, guides of best practice and curricula for trainings to support the inclusion process of migrants and refugees the most effectively.
  • To support mother and child interaction for the learning process of second language (L2, the host country language) and important host society knowledge acquisition.
  • To increase the training of trainers and volunteers working with refugees.

  • Development of “Guidelines for Best Practice of Inclusion” based on needs analysis of refugee families.
  • Elaboration of a training for mothers and children focused on fostering language skills and integration of refugee families.
  • Creation of “SOFIE” online tool and platform.
  • Development of a trainers training for adult educators, second language teachers, social workers and trainers working with refugee women and children.
  • Creation of a guide for best practice for buddying/mentoring.
  • Delivery of e-training for buddying/mentoring.

  • Improved integration of migrants, especially such vulnerable groups as women and children providing a better joint response to the nowadays crisis to ensure the better integration into the EU society.
  • Fostered social dialogue on inclusion issues and the need for integration measures for refugee families.
  • Improved recommendations for organisations and trainers on how to prepare volunteers working with refugees.

  • Coordinator: VEREIN MULTIKULTURELL [Austria]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • CARDET [Cyprus]
  • Mozaik Human Resources Development [Turkey]
  • STIFTELSEN KURSVERKSAMHETEN VID U-AUNIVERSITET [Sweden]

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/10/2017 – 31/03/2020

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

Contact:

CESIE:  giovanni.barbieri@cesie.org


BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To adapt and promote good practices of support for young mothers for going back to school or in employment in Europe.
  • To develop innovative outreach strategy and motivational campaign for awareness raising on the issue of early school leaving of young mothers.
  • To support social workers and trainers by provision of additional tools, knowledge and skills for their work with young mothers.
  • To develop holistic support instruments for young mothers, including counseling, training and peer-groups
  • To disseminate project results and raise awareness about the problem of early school leaving of young mothers and how to address it.

  • Development of a Handbook for Outreach Awareness and Motivation Strategies
  • Creation of a set of Intervention Methods to involve Young Mothers
  • Delivery of training addressed to Social workers/Teachers Trainers working with the young mothers
  • Elaboration of a BYMBE Orientation Pack
  • Design of a BYMBE Empowerment Pack
  • Design of a BYMBE Support Pack
  • Implementation of pilot trainings with Social workers/Teachers Trainers and young mothers who are expected to re-enter education.

  • Created a holistic awareness campaign of education need and a support package for young mothers in need to finalize their education.
  • Improved the opportunities in professional and social life of young mothers by enabling them to finalize their professional education, having their own job, earning their own money, be independent from social welfare.
  • Provision of effective career guidance and orientation to young mothers and prevention and reduction of Youth Unemployment.
  • Improvement of the knowhow and awareness of Social workers/Teachers Trainers working with the young mothers about how to support them in the best holistic way.
  • Raised the awareness of stakeholders and general public about the importance of professional education for girls in order to assure their own economic safety.

  • Coordinator: Frauen im Brennpunkt [Austria]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • Bimec [Bulgaria]
  • Social Innovation Fund SIF [Lithuania]
  • Exchange House Ireland [Ireland]
  • Magenta Consultoría Projects S.L.U [Spain]

Follow the project IN ACTION

 

Date of project: 01/10/2017 – 31/08/2019

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

Contact: CESIE: alessia.valenti@cesie.org


INTERFACE – Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Fragile Communities in Europe

INTERFACE – Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Fragile Communities in Europe

INTERFACE – Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Fragile Communities in Europe

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To identify fragile communities in the partner countries and regions, which possess potential for mitigating their state of “fragility” through project interventions
  • To identify the competence gaps and training needs of fragile community members and local authorities in areas, related to the creation of sustainable new jobs and services for the betterment of these communities.
  • To provide training to community coaches and delivering pilot community workshops which will help fragile communities’ members acquiring competences they can use for solving their practical community problems and thus empowering communities
  • To transfer the project effects to other regions and countries in order to maximise the efforts of the partnership to support the revival of fragile communities across Europe.

  • Development of a competence gap analysis through desk research and surveys
  • Elaboration of INTERFACE curriculum for coaches
  • Implementation of pilot training of community coaches and community workshops
  • Creation of INTERFACE learning platform

  • Enhanced and strengthened fragile communities within their regions and countries
  • Created and piloted coaching methods and training materials and established community coaches network
  • Enhanced fragile community members’ potential to responsibly and autonomously employ innovation, creativity, analytical thinking, resourcefulness, leadership and resilience for the betterment of their communities.

  • Coordinator: Icelandic Regional Development Institute [Iceland]
  • Aitoliki Development Agency [Greece]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • Tora Consult Ltd. [Bulgaria]
  • Tipperary County Council [Ireland]
  • Haskolinn a Bifrost [Iceland]

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2019

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

Contact: CESIE: dorothea.urban@cesie.org


My CommUNITY – From Marginalized Communities Towards Social Unity

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


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

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

  • 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


YouthMetre: a tool for forward looking youth participation

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