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)

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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/


Tell Your Story

Tell Your Story

Tell Your Story

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • 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 mapping
  • To enhance two key competences of early school leavers and those at risk of early school leaving: digital competence and communication competence
  • To raise awareness of the reasons of early school leaving and for the personal consequences of this decision
  • To pass on experiences from early school leavers to the next generation

  • Desk research on the results of projects funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme, of national projects and initiatives and of the results of the EU working group on early school leaving building on the stock of experience gained in fighting early school leaving
  • Identifying and recruiting 15-20 early school leavers, aged 16-25, and engages them in the piloting in each partner country
  • Implementing a five days transnational learning workshop being an important part of the adopted empowerment approach. In an informal learning setting, the young early school leavers share their life stories, i.e. their biographies which led to dropping out of the school system, and the consequences arising from this decision

  • Study: Telling digital stories to fight against Early School-Leaving
  • Learning module: How to tell a (life) story
  • Learning module: Media production skills
  • Learning module: Preventing early drop-out through digital stories and maps
  • Pilot documentation: Digital stories and maps in practice
  • Online exhibition of digital life stories
  • Publication: preventing early drop-out through digital stories and maps

  • Coordinator: Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • “Die Berater” Unternehmensberatungs GmbH (Austria)
  • EUROGEO – European Association of Geographers (Belgium)
  • Rinova Limited (United Kingdom)
  • RIS – Research and Educational Centre Mansion Rakičan (Slovenia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (France), Erasmus+ KA2 – Strategic Partnership for Adult Education

Contact:

CESIE: caroline.dickinson@cesie.org

http://tellyourstorymap.eu/


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


TABLIO – Tablets for classroom differentiation and inclusion

TABLIO – Tablets for classroom differentiation and inclusion

TABLIO – Tablets for classroom differentiation and inclusion

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop and validate pedagogical arrangements wherein tablets are used for classroom differentiation and inclusion purposes
  • To explore and analyse tablet-usage for classroom differentiation and inclusion in primary and secondary schools in Europe
  • To strengthen in-service teachers (practitioners), pre-service teachers (future teachers) and teacher-trainers in using the tablets effectively in European classroom settings
  • To initiate international cooperation between experienced teachers and schools while sharing experiences and innovative approaches

  • Developing design-principles, design-templates and evaluation-criteria for the TABLIO Toolkit
  • Moderating Focus Groups with other experts in each partner country
  • Developing and validating new and innovative pedagogical digital classroom arrangements through Teacher Design Teams (TDTs)
  • Delivery of one international and several national bootcamps

  • TABLIO Toolkit (design-principles, design-templates, evaluation-criteria and good practices)
  • TABLIO Best Practices – Collection, description and analysis
  • TABLIO Bootcamp International and national ones in all participating countries: Participants explore existing practices and analyse them by means of the design-principles and evaluation criteria

  • Coordinator: PXL University College (Belgium)
  • Istanbul University (Turkey)
  • INUK – Institute for Advanced Communication Management (Slovenia)
  • HAN University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands)
  • North West Regional College (United Kingdom)
  • TELL Consult – Technology Enhanced Lifelong Learning Consult (The Netherlands)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 28/02/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Belgium), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for School

Contact: CESIE: giulia.tarantino@cesie.org