ALCE – Appetite for Learning Comes with Eating

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  • To develop an intercultural and intergenerational dialogue between the two target groups (senior native women and young immigrant women)
  • To break the social isolation of certain target groups suffering from multiple discrimination
  • To encourage adult learning through the recognition and validation of the competencies (literacy, civic, entrepreneurial) acquired by the target groups


  • Active Learning Training Course (50 hours) developed in all partner countries involving 100 women trainees and a European Training Course on intercultural dialogue and event management
  • Facilitate key competence acquisition of direct target groups (migrant and senior women) through a training course, learning mobility, active training during the preparation & the implementation of the cultural roadmap of events
  • European Roadmap of Cultural Events in order to spread the intangible knowledge of women trainees to European Communities (United KingdomItaly, Austria, Lithuania, France)


  • Pedagogical Manual: Innovative approaches for participation and inclusion of migrant and senior women it | en | au | lt | fr
  • Recipes book: Around the world on a carpet of flavours it | en | au | lt | fr
  • Promoting Interculturalism Through Non-Formal Education. An Evaluation Procedure.
  • The European Conference on Cultural Studies 2014: Official Conference Proceedings, Conference Theme 2014: “Borderlands of Becoming, Belonging and Sharing”, ISSN: 2188-9635)
  • ALCE Virtual Presentation, English


  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • MEH – Merseyside Expanding Horizons (United Kingdom)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Élan Interculturel (France)
  • Seniors Initiative Centre (Lithuania)

The project

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Date of the project

01/11/12 – 31/10/14

DG of reference

DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Grundtvig Multilateral




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