CHIMES – Competences, Citizenship and Inclusion through Music and Movement Education Solutions

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Objectives

  • Using informal learning and the creative arts as a vehicle to engage/re-engage disadvantage young people in education, training and employment;
  • Supporting young people in their journey from social exclusion to social inclusion;
  • Contributing to the CPD (continuous professional development) of educational/creative arts practitioners;
  • Valuing performing and creative arts by seeing them not just as entertainment but as a means to develop and demonstrate new skills.

Activities

  • Creative workshops (Illustration and Dance) to foster social inclusion and develop soft and hard skills;
  • Local events to demonstrate soft and hard skills acquired;
  • Community exhibitions to celebrate young people’s achievements, share best practice and raise awareness of social inclusions’ issues;
  • Blended mobility: a transnational training event.

Resources

  • 6 audio/video journals documenting the target group’s achievements as well as promoting the role of creative industry in education;
  • A Methodology guide: handbook for education practitioners & creative arts professionals, bringing together all the pedagogical practice and methodology used in informal learning to be used by other organisations;
  • An Impact analysis as an evaluation tool.

Impact

  • About 60 young people involved in creative workshops to re-engage in education, training and employment;
  • About 24 educators involved to acquire alternative methods of informal learning, using creative arts as a means to support social inclusion and employment in mainstream society;
  • About 24 creative arts professionals involved to inspire a new interest in creative arts.

Partners

The project

Project Number

Date of the project

01/03/2021 - 28/02/2023

DG of reference

EACEA Erasmus+ Key Action 227 – Partnership for Creativity

Categories

Unit

Youth

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E-mail

alice.schirosa@cesie.org

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https://www.chimes-project.com/

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