ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

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)

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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


REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

Objectives 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...
Journeys

Journeys

Journeys

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

  • Look-Up is a high profile outdoor art exhibition presenting visual art work from refugee artists on a large canvas in each city;
  • The Container Project involves creation of pop-up theatre performances and the making and screening of short new moving image productions to share refugee stories;
  • Journeys Seminars bring together artists, with refugee support groups and the wider public, to explore ideas and issues arising from the arts activity and its themes.

  • Coordinator: ArtReach (United Kingdom)
  • The Hamburg Altonale (Germany)
  • Explora (Italy)
  • CESIE (Italy)Associated partners:
  • Trafo (Budapest)
  •  City of Rieti (Italy)

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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

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TEDDIP’EUROPE

TEDDIP’EUROPE

Objectives 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...
ALdia – Accessible Learning design, implementation and accreditation

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)

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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


YouthMetre: a tool for forward looking youth participation

YouthMetre: a tool for forward looking youth participation

Objectives 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...
RIDE – Resources for Inclusion, Diversity and Equality

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 in EU and Italy.
  • 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)

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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

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

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)

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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