In&Out – Boosting disadvantaged youth and migrant integration through cultural and volunteering activities

In&Out – Boosting disadvantaged youth and migrant integration through cultural and volunteering activities

In&Out – Boosting disadvantaged youth and migrant integration through cultural and volunteering activities

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote volunteering as an effective tool for the integration of youth with fewer opportunities and young migrants in Europe.
  • To share best practices and strengthening the networking and cooperation of Europeans and Caribbean youth workers.
  • To foster active citizenship and participation of migrant young people preventing marginalization and radicalization potentially resulting in violent behaviour.
  • To provide youth workers methodological tools to strengthen their support to this target group.

  • Implementing international training to train professionals with theoretical and empirical contributions on the theme of migration and the accompaniment of young migrants through voluntary commitment and cultural activities.
  • Engaging young migrants and vulnerable youth through storytelling, dance and art workshops to improve the participation and integration and to fight prejudices promoting respect of human rights

  • Open Educational Resource (OER) tool for young people and youth workers whose aim is to exchange tools, methodologies and approaches around the accompaniment of young people migrants.
  • Youth workers e-learning modules to support users’ learning on young migrant integration through volunteering and cultural activities.
  • Storytelling, dance and art workshop toolkits to support users learning on young migrants integration through the creation and experimentation.
  • In&Out Reference Guide for educators, facilitators and trainers accompanying young migrants and young people with less opportunities in their integration process.

  • Coordinator: ADILES [France]
  • Bee.com [Italy]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • DUG [Sweden]
  • Jarit [Spain]

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Date of project: 01/11/2017 – 31/10/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Key Action 2 Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth

Contact: CESIE: julia.isasi@cesie.org


SAVE – Sport Against Violence and Exclusion

SAVE – Sport Against Violence and Exclusion

SAVE – Sport Against Violence and Exclusion

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To recognise and increase the acquisition of skills and competencies such as discipline, team-work and perseverance through informal learning activities in sport.
  • To support sport clubs which practice grass-root sport in order to increase their services and engage young people in sport.
  • To promote dialogue and exchange of best practices by integrating sport competencies in everyday practice.
  • To support inter-cultural dialogue, sense of belonging and participation through key sport competencies contributing to social cohesion and integrated societies.

  • Gap analysis through desk and field research on the current sport situation to assess target’s needs.
  • Creation of SAVE online platform.
  • Creation of SAVE curriculum for trainers.
  • Implementation of a pilot training of community coaches and students.
  • Creation of SAVE Training KIT.

  • Increased sport skills and competencies in youth and trainers within the participant countries.
  • Created and piloted curriculum and training for coaches and students.
  • Enhanced network for coaches, youngster and parents through online platform for sport structures and courses.
  • Promoted and increased engaging in sport, inter-cultural dialogue and sense of belonging in youth.

  • Coordinator: Lithuanian Sports University (Lithuania)
  • University of Split (Croatia)
  • University of Palermo (Italy)
  • University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • University of Novi Sad (Serbia)
  • Lithuanian Union of Sports Federation (Lithuania)
  • World University Service (Austria)
  • CESIE (Italy)
  • DEFOIN (Spain)

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Date of project: 01/01/2018 – 01/07/2020

 

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact:

CESIE: emiliano.mungiovino@cesie.org


BBChina – Master Programme on Bio-Based Circular Economy: From Fields to Bioenergy, Biofuel and Bioproducts in China

BBChina – Master Programme on Bio-Based Circular Economy: From Fields to Bioenergy, Biofuel and Bioproducts in China

BBChina – Master Programme on Bio-Based Circular Economy: From Fields to Bioenergy, Biofuel and Bioproducts in China

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Establishment of an International Master Course on Biobased Economy (Biomass to Energy and Bioproducts) Curricula in Chinese HEIs, which implementation will be supported by innovative teaching and e-learning tools.
  • Strengthening of interactions and networking between HEIs, industry and institutions in China.
  • Promotion of internationalisation and entrepreneurship actions in Chinese HEIs.

  • Education and training needs assessment in Partner Country.
  • Chinese academic staff mobility to EU HEIs aiming to upgrade specific professional knowledge and skills for newly developed course through the participation in lectures, carrying out test in laboratories, visiting test fields and power plants.
  • Development of syllabus based on EU partners’ best practises and SWOT Chinese of HEIs.
  • Development of e – learning platform and courses for online studies in Chinese HEIs.
  • Implementation of an international online Master Course on Biobased Economy in Chinese HEIs.
  • Students’ mobility to EU HEIs aiming to gain international learning experiences in multidisciplinary contents.
  • Train the trainer workshop for Chinese academic staff in Sicily to develop trainer’s skills in the field of entrepreneurship.

  • Online course and learning material developed in cooperation with EU partners and EU HE system’s principles for future master students.
  • Upgraded professional and soft skills of academic staff and students involved in testing phase of the course.
  • 45 graduates in Biobased Economy for Chinese Labour Market.
  • University – Business network with more than 28 internships available in private sector.
  • Trained academic staff in entrepreneurial thinking for further students’ couching, and innovative, user friendly learning material about soft skills development for students

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Date of project: 15/10/2017 – 14/10/2020

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, Capacity Building in the field of higher education

Contact:

CESIE: jelena.mazaj@cesie.org


YSSA – Youth-led Street Sport for All

YSSA – Youth-led Street Sport for All

YSSA – Youth-led Street Sport for All

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote voluntary activities in sport, together with social inclusion, equal opportunities and awareness of the importance of health-enhancing physical activity through increased participation in, and equal access to, sport for all
  • To increase participation in sports, strengthen social inclusion and promote voluntary activity amongst disadvantaged children and youth in Italy, Greece, Malta, Lithuania, Lebanon and Denmark

  • Development of the Playmaker education: educate 600 young people as voluntary street sports instructors and role models
  • Development of the GAME Zones: youth-led street sports activities and events to reach 5000 marginalised youths from disadvantaged neighbourhoods
  • Creation of the Street Sport facility partnership
  • Building local GAME branches: establish local GAME branches in all partner countries

  • Curriculum to transfer the Playmaker concept to new contexts
  • Toolbox for sharing and promoting dialogue containing a street sports compendium with drills and training materials, a free, online, learning platform for all Playmakers
  • Street Sports Facility Guide to establish and operate outdoor and indoor street sports facilities
  • Annual Street sports festival: an annual celebration of street sports will be held in all partner countries
  • Street Sport conference on street sports as a tool for social inclusion, and civic engagement through voluntarism in Valletta (Malta)

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Date of project: 01/01/2018 – 31/12/2020

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Sport: Support to Collaborative Partnerships

Contact:

CESIE: caroline.dickinson@cesie.org


SHANARANI

SHANARANI

SHANARANI

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To support youth workers adapting and promoting good practices in their work on gender issues and avoidance of stereotyping.
  • To enhance the participation of youngster developing innovative and motivational methodologies to overcome stereotypes on gender issues.
  • To involve young people and support youth workers through online tools such as digital handbooks and an online platform developed during the project.
  • To spread project’s results at local, national and international level within communities, stakeholders and decision makers and to raise awareness about gender issues and avoidance of stereotyping.

  • Creation of three thematic handbooks to provide information about the gender status quo in different European countries, to analyse the reproduction of stereotypes in those media and music industry, to introduce new attractive methodologies based on acting, theatre and music tools and to show up how the “experience” can help young people to build new role model.
  • Implementation of the “Train the Trainer Workshop” for youth workers who are involved in the project.
  • Development of SHANARANI Gamified Online Training Platform with an online User Manual.

  • Enhanced and improved the knowledge and competences of at least 120 youth workers to gender issues and avoidance stereotypes with adequate online tools (platform and handbooks) in order to support them in local activities with young people.
  • Enhanced participation of at least 300 young people in gender issues and avoidance stereotypes’ actions in their local communities improving their social skills.
  • Improved public awareness of policy makers and general public about gender issues

  • Coordinator: Asociación Caminos [Spain]
  • CESIE [Italy]
  • South – West Initiative [Bulgaria]
  • Social Innovation Fund [Lithuania]
  • Exchange House Ireland [Ireland]
  • CARDET [Cyprus]

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Date of project: 01/10/2017 – 30/03/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Key Action 2 Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth

Contact:

CESIE: silvia.fazio@cesie.org


SUCCESS – Strategies to Utilise and Cultivate positive Characteristics & Employability Skills in Schools

SUCCESS – Strategies to Utilise and Cultivate positive Characteristics & Employability Skills in Schools

SUCCESS – Strategies to Utilise and Cultivate positive Characteristics & Employability Skills in Schools

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve high school students employability skills and their positive emotions, psychological resilience, support character strength development and self-development.
  • To support the needs of high school students during the transition phase from school to vocational training and employment.
  • To support professional development and increase capabilities of school counsellors leading to a more positive interaction with high school students during career counselling sessions.
  • To enhance well-being and resilience levels of school counsellors.

  • Conducting Current Needs analysis of School Counsellors to identify trends, services and best practices related to school counsellors, non-formal education and training based on positive psychology approach at national and international levels.
  • Design and development of SUCCESS Training Package: SUCCESS Handbook for School Counsellors and High School Students and Guide to the Handbook.
  • Development of SUCCESS Online Educational Platform containing information about the project’s objectives, training methodology and the SUCCESS educational package.

  • Comparative Literature Review in all partner countries summarizing the most important sources, practices and researches of the needs of School Counsellors
  • SUCCESS Training Package
  • SUCCESS Online Educational Platform

  • Coordinator: VU – Vilnius University [Lithuania]
  • GrantXpert Consulting Limited [Cyprus]
  • Neophytos Ch. Charalambous (Institute of development) [Cyprus]
  • Net (ICEP Europe) [Ireland]
  • HAPPSY – Hellenic Association of Positive Psychology [Greece]
  • CESIE [Italy]

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

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

Contact:

CESIE: ruta.grigaliunaite@cesie.org