VSAV – Virtual Stages Against Violence

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  • Contributing to the reduction of media violence on children and young people
  • Raising awareness for children, young people and parents on the negative aspects of the media
  • Identifying clearly habits and behaviors of target groups in use of new technologies
  • Identifying all potential risks related to the target groups in order to identify measures to avoid them afterwards
  • Creating educational activities and interactive games designed to increase the understanding of young people and children of potentially negative impacts of media and new technologies and offering them the possibility to learn about how to avoid them
  • Introducing children and young people to the role of creators of a play through the use of different media with potentially most violent impacts
  • Indicating the right use and consumption of media
  • Creating communication tools in order to reach a large number of final beneficiaries


  • Conducting a Research aimed at individuating and mapping young people’s habits and behaviours, as well as potential risks and dangers using internet and new technologies
  • Creation of the project website and the online Playing Game (learn while playing)
  • Development of the Theater Script
  • Staging of the Theater plays: each partners work on the creation of different plays starting to the same Theater Script
  • Data acquisition from previous WSs and creation, pubblication and promotion of the Toolkit for educators
  • Organizing Training Course for educators
  • Implementation of educational activities in each country
  • Data collection and creation of the Final Manual



  • Coordinator: CESIE – European Centre of Studies and Initiatives (Italy)
  • Universita’ degli Studi di Palermo Dipartimento di Studi su Politica, Diritto e Società (Italy)
  • Thüringer Volkshochschulverband e.V. (TVV e.V.) (Germany)
  • “die Berater” Gemeinnützige GmbH (Austria)
  • Salvati Copiii Romania (Save the Children Romania) (Romania)

Associated partner:

  • Pädagogische Hochschule Wien (Austria)
  • MED – Associazione italiana per l’educazione ai media e alla comunicazione (Italy)

Il progetto

VSAV – Virtual Stages Against Violence

Numero di progetto

Data di attuazione

01/03/2011 – 28/02/2013

Istituzione Finanziatrice

DG Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship – DAPHNE III Programme



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