I giovani parlano con l’Europa

I giovani parlano con l’Europa

Objectives To value local cultures and traditions by promoting dialogue between cultural and religious identities To disseminate new technologies in employment, social and cultural fields To promote European citizenship and knowledge of opportunities and tools offered...
Volunteer Validation – An investment in own profession future

Volunteer Validation – An investment in own profession future

Volunteer Validation – An investment in own profession future

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To increase awareness among young people of the benefits for their personal development by providing voluntary service and enhance their skills to promote to employers and other stakeholders their strengths and knowledge acquired during informal learning
  • To raise awareness of employers about volunteering as a tool for development of soft skills, key competencies and the benefits of informal learning
  • To introduce systems for validation of competences acquired through volunteering – creation of an electronic platform, recommendations, volunteers’ books
  • To develop entrepreneurial attitudes and skills in young people

  • Conducting international volunteer training to develop entrepreneurial attitudes and skills in young people
  • Socio-psychological studies: in-depth interviews, focus groups, scanning, processing statistical methods
  • Research, adaptation and implementation of volunteering competences validation tools as well as the creation of the Volunteer Validation electronic Platform and references
  • Study visits of identified best practices in Spain and the Netherlands

  • Socio-psychological study Reports
  • 5-days International training course in Romania for young volunteers “Entrepreneur as a discoverer”
  • International Forum and workshops with the participation of professionals in the field of human resources management, to learn about and discuss the implementation of the validation of skills acquired through volunteering and informal learning in the selection and development of staff
  • Volunteering competences validation tools

  • Coordinator: NAVA – National Alliance for Volunteer Action (Bulgaria)
  • Asociatia Pro Vobis – Centrul National de Resurse pentru Voluntariat (Romania)
  • Industry Watch Group LLC (Bulgaria)
  • EDOS Foundation (The Netherlands)
  • Consejo de la Juventud de España (Spain)
  • BAMP – Bulgarian Association for People Management (Bulgaria)
  • Sofiiski Universitet Sveti Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Date of project: 10/10/2016 – 09/10/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: julia.isasi@cesie.org


Tell Your Story

Tell Your Story

Objectives 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...
My CommUNITY – From Marginalized Communities Towards Social Unity

My CommUNITY – From Marginalized Communities Towards Social Unity

My CommUNITY – From Marginalized Communities Towards Social Unity

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To unleash the social and professional capital of the volunteers by development and reinforcement of their soft and transversal skills, as well as Key Competences crucial for their social inclusion and economic integration
  • To foster a culture of entrepreneurship and initiative in young people by providing a conducive space for translating their creative and innovative ideas into reality
  • To reinforce inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue, cherished diversity and multilingualism by bringing together young volunteers and migrants, refugees and asylum seekers at the co-working, co-learning and communication space

  • Intercultural and inter-related non-formal learning activities fostering the acquisition of professional and personal skills
  • Implementing activities involving directly disabled people and their families, also in outdoor activities: cooking, theatre, gardening etc.
  • Create new educational tools and learning methods aimed at developing behavioural and social competencies
  • Supporting hosting staff in the daily management of recreational activities with children of migrant families recently arrived in Palermo (asylum seekers-families) and invited to propose their own artistic, creative and sportive activities that would encourage local community social inclusion and to foster their feeling to belong to Palermo
  • Ongoing training activities addressed to young asylum seekers, refugees and unaccompanied minors

  • 10-month well-structured learning and working process to reinforce volunteers’ social capacities, soft and transversal skills, Key Competences, professional knowledge and attitudes
  • Design and implementation of individual and/or group socially-valuable projects fostering sense of initiative and entrepreneurship, as a transition path from education towards employability

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Inter Alia (Greece)
  • Fekete Sereg (Hungary)
  • Solidarites jeunesse MCP (France)
  • NEVO – Norsk Eks-volontor Organisasjon (Norwey)
  • Asociaciòn Mundus – Un Mundo a tus pies (Spain)
  • Centro internazionale delle Culture – UBUNTU (Italy)
  • La Fraternità – Società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • Edificando – Società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • La casa di tutte le genti (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

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

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Key Activity 1 – European Voluntary Service

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


GEM – Game for EuroMed

GEM – Game for EuroMed

GEM – Game for EuroMed

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote education for intercultural citizenship through playing
  • To develop educational pilot programmes on active intercultural citizenship based on “learning by playing” approach, providing with skills and knowledge formal and non-formal educators
  • To involve young people and educators in the development of a new creative resource (a board game) to be used in youth environments to promote values of tolerance and mutual understanding of different cultures and traditions

  • Identification of good practices using games as intercultural tool
  • Online training for formal/non-formal educators and youth workers on promoting education on intercultural citizenship by adopting playing activities
  • 20 pilot workshops to test the board game in schools and/or youth centres addressed to at least 160 youngsters.
  • Finalising the GEM Board game
  • Dissemination seminars at national and international level

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • ADICE – Association for the Development of Citizen and European Initiatives (France)
  • JUHOUD – Juhoud for community and Local Development (Palestinian Authority)
  • WASEELA – Waseela for training and development (Egypt)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2016 – 31/08/2017

Institution of Reference: Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue Between Cultures – Education For Intercultural Citizenship

Contact: CESIE: letizia.portera@cesie.org

www.gameforeuromed.eu


COPE – Connection Opportunities for People in Europe

COPE – Connection Opportunities for People in Europe

Objectives To promote European Union values, diversity, social inclusion, inter-cultural and social dialogueTo fight against long-term work, education and training inactivity as it is one of the suicide, depression, mental health causes and provide solutionsTo connect...
MPV – Moving People in Volunteering

MPV – Moving People in Volunteering

Objectives To share and further explore practices for volunteers’ management at local and international level through non-formal learning and active participation approaches To promote young people’s social inclusion and stimulate their active participation in...
YALLA – Youth Abroad Linking LAnds

YALLA – Youth Abroad Linking LAnds

YALLA – Youth Abroad Linking LAnds

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To empower young people from MEDA countries providing them with both professional and personal skills through a meaningful experience abroad
  • To promote equal opportunities to reduce unemployment and escape the social exclusion process of marginalized communities
  • To encourage the sense of initiative and entrepreneurship, promoting intercultural dialogue and fostering social inclusion through a non-formal learning approach
  • To develop strategies to face common concerns for the European society, such as racism and xenophobia while fostering intercultural and inter-religious dialogue between volunteers and local community based on common values of freedom, tolerance and respect of human rights
  • To Strengthen the principle of social inclusion through voluntary work using international and local approaches

Volunteers are involved in supporting CESIE’s already ongoing activities, such as those implemented in canteen for homeless people, reception centres and multicultural playgrounds or in the design and implementation of workshops, but they are also encouraged to propose their own new ideas and implement their own initiatives in the field of supporting migrants and refugees. Volunteers will also attend training on non-formal methodologies, project design –management and fundraising.

Hosting of 6 volunteers coming from 3 different MEDA countries: Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Al-Hayat Center for Civil Society Development (Jordan)
  • Media Association for Peace (Lebanon)
  • Juhoud for Community and Rural Development (Palestine)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2016 – 31/01/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Mobility of learners and staff

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org


EAGLES – Empowering and Activating the young Generation though the Learning of Employability Skills

EAGLES – Empowering and Activating the young Generation though the Learning of Employability Skills

EAGLES – Empowering and Activating the young Generation though the Learning of Employability Skills

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop, test and publish an innovative educational tool for Young Job Seekers (age group: 18-30 yrs old), combining positive psychology approach with current employability/entrepreneurial educational tools
  • To enhance the quality and professionalism of youth workers’ effort through practical exercises and activities that job seekers will be able to apply at any stage of their life
  • To help young people to acquire transversal and life competences and to foster young people’s personal development, enhancing also their employability skills and entrepreneurial spirit

  • Studying at national, EU and international level relevant interventions, re-employment programmes and strategies/ policies on Positive Psychology and Employability Skills
  • Conducting a research survey among a small number of Senior Managers/Employers (20 in each partner’s country) and young unemployed people (40 in each partner’s country) to evaluate the young unemployed people needs in training/support on the employability skills and the perceptions of senior managers in terms of necessary employability skills
  • Developing an innovative training package on Positive Psychology and Employability Skills for Youth Workers, applicable at a national and international level
  • Setting up an online training platform in order to be accessible from interested Youth Workers on a worldwide basis

  • Current State of the Art
  • National and consolidated Needs’ Analysis Report
  • Country evaluation report for pilot testing the EAGLES programme to youth workers
  • Consolidated evaluation report for piloting the training programme to youth workers
  • Online Training Platform
  • Youth Workers’ Manual

  • Coordinator: Grantxpert Consulting Limited (Cyprus)
  • Profexcel.Net Ltd (Ireland)
  • N. Charalambous Institute of Development Ltd (Cyprus)
  • Panteio Panepistimio Koinonikon Kaipolitikon Epistimon (Greece)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/01/2016 – 28/02/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of YOUTH

Contact: CESIE: silvia.ciaperoni@cesie.org


ALY III – Able Like You III

ALY III – Able Like You III

ALY III – Able Like You III

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop social capital among the volunteers providing opportunities for learning outside formal educational structures
  • To strengthen volunteers future employability helping them to acquire new professional competences through non-formal learning activities, which aim at enhancing the skills and competences as well as their development as active citizens
  • To facilitate the access to new knowledge and develop new linguistic and intercultural competences
  • To create new educational tools and learning methods aimed at developing behavioural and social competencies, pursuing a social inclusion of the people in the centres for disabled
  • To raise awareness on the issues faced by individuals living mental and physical disorders in their daily life
  • To promote community development, active participation and citizenship through the presence of EVS volunteers at both EU and local levels

  • Working in an intercultural context the volunteers are involved in non-formal learning activities and in activities aimed at designing and implementing fundraising and awareness campaigns focused on inclusion and integration of people with disabilities in the social tissue of the local community
  • Research activities on social inclusion interventions and exchange of methodologies with European partners with special focus on disability
  • Entertainment and pedagogical activities with and for people living with a disability

  • Hosting of 12 volunteers, split in two rounds (6 + 6) for 9 months each
  • “Follow Up” Diary to share a realistic idea about the EVS as a highly formative and enriching experience, and the social inclusion processes that took place during 9 months involving volunteers, disabled people, and the local community [Booklet]
  • Local Community Exhibition: pictures and texts realized by the participants, reporting creative activities and the human experiences during their European Voluntary Service, EVS

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • La Fraternità Società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • Edificando società cooperativa sociale (Italy)
  • Fekete Sereg Ifjúsági Egyesület (Hungary)
  • Solidarites Jeunesses MCP (France)
  • Asociación Mundus – Un Mundo a tus Pies (Spain)
  • Projektor Ideell Förening (Sweden)
  • Jugend- und Kulturprojekt e.V (Germany)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/12/2015 – 01/12/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Key Activity 1, Mobility of learners and staff – YOUTH mobility

Contact: CESIE: roberta.lobianco@cesie.org


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