NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-VEt learning

NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-VEt learning

NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-VEt learning

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to increase the employability and inclusion of NEETs and VET learners developing VET business partnerships in the renewable energy field based on work-based learning
  • To promote innovative learning opportunities in VET developing a Open Online Course on renewable energy
  • To support VET trainers’ & mentors professional development offering an E-toolkit based on new training material and scheme.

  • Research on skills needed for jobs related to renewable energy
  • NE(W)AVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE for VET learners
  • NE(W)AVE E-toolkit for VET Trainers
  • NE(W)AVE Policy Recommendation

  • Identified labour market skills needs in the field of renewable energy sector and existing VET offers in the 5 partners’ country
  • Developed innovative training materials with the aim to update, reskill and/or upskills the competences VET learners/NEETs and young professionals in the field of renewable energies
  • Increased employment chances of the above mentioned targets in the renewable energy sector
  • Promoted the professional development of VET trainers through the acquisition of new and/or increased competences in terms of teaching/learning methods, tutoring and intercultural skills
  • Promoted close cooperation between stakeholders from the education and business field

  • Coordinator: CESIE [Italy]
  • EUC Syd [Denmark]
  • EUROTRAINING EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION [Greece]
  • Die Berater [Austria]
  • Heliotec 2006 SL [Spain]
  • H S.R.L. [Italy]

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Date of project: 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2020

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

Contact:

CESIE: irene.pizzo@cesie.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

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


Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

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)

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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


PLACE – Planting Cities

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)

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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


SPAcE – Supporting Policy and Action for Active Environments

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)

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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


DDEEP – Digging Deep

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)

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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