VOICES – Voices of solidarity

VOICES – Voices of solidarity

Objectives 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...
Tell Your Story

Tell Your Story

Objectives 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...
GEM – Game for EuroMed

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

  • 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)

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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


Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

Objectives 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...
WELFARE – Workability and Flexicurity for Employment

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)

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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


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

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)

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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


ArtS – Skills for the creative economy

ArtS – Skills for the creative economy

Objectives 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...
HEALTHFIT – Promoting wellbeing in youth

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)

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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


KNOW – A call to develop Youth skills

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)

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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


STEPS – Growing Steps

STEPS – Growing Steps

Objectives 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,...
The Inclusion Puzzle

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)

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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


CLC – Creative Learning Communities

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)

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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